Clam Gulch, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 176. Population change since 2000: +1.7%
Males: 115  (65.9%)
Females: 61  (34.1%)
Median resident age:  51.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99568

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,293 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Clam Gulch:

$35,293
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,087 (it was $17,983 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $211,616 (it was $90,600 in 2000)
Clam Gulch:

$211,616
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $171,386; Detached houses: $172,692; In 2-unit structures: $290,062; Mobile homes: $66,937; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $116,025
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  • White alone - 150 (85.2%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (8.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 10 (5.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.6%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Clam Gulch: 114.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.6%), German (20.3%), English (12.5%), Norwegian (2.3%), Scottish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Clam Gulch:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 26.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Clam Gulch CDP:

  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

9 residents are foreign born (3.5% Europe, 1.2% North America, 0.6% Asia).

This place:  5.2%
Alaska:  6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,458 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,224 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (86.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2335.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cohoe, AK (2.5 miles ), Kasilof, AK (3.0 miles ), Ninilchik, AK (4.1 miles ), Kalifornsky, AK (4.3 miles ), Soldotna, AK (4.6 miles ), Happy Valley, AK (4.7 miles ), Ridgeway, AK (4.8 miles ), Kenai, AK (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 60.23 N, Longitude: 151.39 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Clam Gulch household income distribution Clam Gulch home values distribution

Clam Gulch tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (50%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (18%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (14%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Legal support workers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (31%)
  • Cashiers (21%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)

Average climate in Clam Gulch, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Clam Gulch-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 808% 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 139.0 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 258.3 miles away from Clam Gulch center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 229.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 261.2 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 250.5 miles away from Clam Gulch center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 228.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

located in Clam Gulch:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Clam Gulch:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 86 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 86 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 340 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1387 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1390 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1393 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1411 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Kenai Peninsula Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.9. This is about average.

City:

68.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 1.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Clam Gulch that have no violations reported:

  • QUE ANA BAR (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  50.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.5%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Clam Gulch compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Clam Gulch travel time to work - commute Clam Gulch mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Wood (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Clam Gulch CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here: 27.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Clam Gulch:

  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Clam Gulch:

  • KWJG (91.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: KASILOF PUBLIC B/G INC)
  • KXBA (93.3 FM; NIKISKI, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KPEN-FM (101.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Clam Gulch:

  • K67AU (Channel 67; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K61AN (Channel 61; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K56AQ (Channel 56; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K48AC (Channel 48; KASILOF, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K08LW (Channel 8; KENAI/SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: NORTHERN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K10NC (Channel 10; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K09QH (Channel 9; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF ANCHORAGE LICENSE LLC)
  • K03FW (Channel 3; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K12LA (Channel 12; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K06MF (Channel 6; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: FIREWEED COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K39AA (Channel 39; NINILCHIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Clam Gulch fatal accident list:

May 9, 2011 11:47 PM, Sr-1 Sterling Hwy, Lat: 60.23353, Lon: -151.38527, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 21, 1995 05:07 AM, Sterling, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • 11 Miles Sw Of Kasilof Air (Lat: 60.214139 Lon: -151.414417), Type: Mast, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 88.4 m, Call Sign: KNKQ402, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/26/2004, Expiration Date: 10/01/2014, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC
  • 1.8 Miles Sw Of Clam Gulch On Hwy #1 (Lat: 60.214139 Lon: -151.414444), Call Sign: KNKQ398
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: Lars A Danner
    Registrant: Karen Brinkmann Pllc, 2300 N Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 365-0325, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KL7JHR, Licensee ID: L00859856
    Grant Date: 03/08/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2015
    Registrant: Dennis K Ogren, 72590 Sterling Highway, Clam Gulch, AK 99568
  • Call Sign: KL7KL, Licensee ID: L00859859
    Grant Date: 03/08/2005, Expiration Date: 05/10/2015
    Registrant: Martha E Ogren, 72590 Sterling Highway, Clam Gulch, AK 99568
  • Call Sign: NL7OW, Licensee ID: L00692863
    Grant Date: 05/31/2003, Expiration Date: 08/17/2013
    Registrant: Thomas M Corbitt, Clam Gulch, AK 99568
  • Call Sign: WL7AHY, Licensee ID: L00903163
    Grant Date: 08/09/2004, Expiration Date: 08/15/2014, Certifier: James E Russell
    Registrant: James E Russell, Clam Gulch, AK 99568

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: AVIAT AIRCRAFT INC A-1C-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O-360-A1P (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 65SV , Serial Number: 3018, Year manufactured: 2008, Airworthiness Date: 04/28/2008
    Registrant (Corporation): Husky Alaska LLC, 21175 Carol Rd, Clam Gulch, AK 99568

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4
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