Chistochina, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 93. Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 48  (52.2%)
Females: 45  (47.8%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years

Zip code: 99586

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,910 (it was $24,107 in 2000)
Chistochina:

$41,910
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $24,239 (it was $12,362 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $286,445 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Chistochina:

$286,445
AK:

$267,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $220,992; Detached houses: $221,161

Median gross rent in 2016: $248.

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    • 5053.8%American Indian alone
    • 3436.6%White alone
    • 99.7%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chistochina: 111.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 1857 feet

Land area: 359.4 square miles.

Population density: 0.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Chistochina, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Chistochina:

  • High school or higher: 89.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.3%
  • Unemployed: 41.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chistochina CDP:

  • Never married: 60.6%
  • Now married: 16.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 12.9%

5 residents are foreign born (5.4% Asia).

This place:

5.4%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Chistochina CDP:  1.0% ($700)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (191.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2277.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Gakona, AK (5.2 miles ), Slana, AK (5.3 miles) , Gulkana, AK (5.8 miles) , Copperville, AK (6.5 miles) , Glennallen, AK (6.6 miles ), Mentasta Lake, AK (6.6 miles) , Tazlina, AK (6.6 miles) , Paxson, AK (6.6 miles) .

Latitude: 62.58 N, Longitude: 144.67 W

Chistochina household income distribution Chistochina home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (53%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (44%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (53%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (20%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (44%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Chistochina, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Chistochina, Alaska average temperatures Chistochina, Alaska average precipitation Chistochina, Alaska humidity Chistochina, Alaska wind speed Chistochina, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Chistochina-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 686% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 144.8 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 116.7 miles away from Chistochina center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 219.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 268.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML) earthquake occurred 165.7 miles away from Chistochina center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 401.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Valdez-Cordova Census Area (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Chistochina topographic map

airports located in Chistochina:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chistochina:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 185 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 194 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 194 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1274 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1278 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1293 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1300 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Chistochina: Indian River (A), Chistochina Volunteer Fire Department (B), Mount Sanford Tribal Consortium Chistochina Health Clinic (C), Sinona Lodge (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Grizzly Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Tulsona Creek (A), Spring Creek (B), Sinona Creek (C), Indian Creek (D), Hidden Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Valdez-Cordova Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 18.8%
(22.8% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.1%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.8% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.5
Alaska average:

9.9

Chistochina travel time to work - commute Chistochina mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Chistochina CDP (based on Valdez-Cordova Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,56321
Other4725
Catholic4373
Mainline Protestant3455
Orthodox3284
Black Protestant1841
None6,307-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 8
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

12.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

31.8%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Chistochina:

41.8%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Chistochina:

38.2%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Chistochina:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chistochina:

28.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chistochina:

10.9%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chistochina:

6.4
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chistochina:

29.9%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.0%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chistochina, AK Residents

10.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.01%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.92% ($53,795 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.60% ($55,870)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.47% ($51,278)


10.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.55%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.25% ($54,198 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.63% ($39,875)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.44% ($44,235)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chistochina:

  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Chistochina:

  • K07QZ (Channel 7; CHISTOCHINA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09PX (Channel 9; CHISTOCHINA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 32m105ftTotal length
  • 1,228Total average daily traffic
  • 306Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,800Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Chistochina Site; Approx. 1 Mi. N. Of Chistochina On W. Side Of Tok Highway (Lat: 62.596389 Lon: -144.648889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 66 m, Call Sign: KNKQ401
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: David A DengelRegistrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5520, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Cvtc Radio Site (Lat: 62.596389 Lon: -144.648889), Type: 66.0, Overall height: 61 m, Registrant: 9078352231

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL7IOL, Licensee ID: L00262457, Grant Date: 08/04/2006, Expiration Date: 09/19/2016, Registrant: Richard E Dennis, Hc 01, Box 158, Chistochina, AK 99586

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8748T , Serial Number: 52648, Year manufactured: 1960, Airworthiness Date: 02/29/1960
    Registrant (Individual): Richard E Dennis, Hc01 Box 158, Chistochina, AK 99586

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (73%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (27%)

Chistochina compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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