Clam Gulch, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 176.
Population change since 2000: +1.7%
Males: 104  (59.1%)
Females: 72  (40.9%)
Median resident age:

52.1 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 99568

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,398 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Clam Gulch:

$40,398
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,186 (it was $17,983 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $149,543 (it was $90,600 in 2000)
Clam Gulch:

$149,543
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $300,246; detached houses: $307,995; townhouses or other attached units: $311,555; in 2-unit structures: $256,220; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $267,618; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $160,935; mobile homes: $87,829; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $141,770
March 2019 cost of living index in Clam Gulch: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 11.0%
(10.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Clam Gulch, AK (2019)
    • 21696.0%White alone
    • 62.7%American Indian alone
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Ancestries: French Canadian (32.6%), English (16.3%), European (9.3%), German (8.1%), Irish (3.5%), Polish (3.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 13.7 square miles.

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

Clam Gulch, Alaska map

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Alaska:

7.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Clam Gulch CDP:

0.6% ($538)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

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

Distribution of median household income in Clam Gulch, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Clam Gulch, AK in 2019

Clam Gulch tourist attractions:

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.0%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Clam Gulch, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.0%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (21.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (7.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.1%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (17.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.8%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.9%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Clam Gulch, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (19.3%)
  • Cashiers (10.5%)
  • Carpenters (8.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (7.0%)
  • Top executives (3.5%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (17.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (14.3%)
  • Top executives (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (31.0%)
  • Cashiers (20.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)

Average climate in Clam Gulch, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Clam Gulch-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 7560% 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) earthquake occurred 258.3 miles away from the city 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 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 261.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/2016 at 10:30:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 78.0 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Clam Gulch topographic map

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

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

  • QUE ANA BAR (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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

For population 15 years and over in Clam Gulch:

Marital status in Clam Gulch, AK
  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 44.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 19.9%
  • Divorced: 12.3%

For population 25 years and over in Clam Gulch:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 26.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Alaska average:

10.2

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68881
Other3,07913
Catholic2,8106
Mainline Protestant1,40715
Orthodox8598
None37,557-
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: 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
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

6.7%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Clam Gulch:

25.0%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

25.0%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Clam Gulch:

29.0
State:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
Clam Gulch:

3.0
Alaska:

6.8

General health condition:
Here:

25.0%
Alaska:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

60.0%
State:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Clam Gulch, AK Residents

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.35% ($66,051 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.40% ($53,581)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($78,851)


6.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.21% ($56,387 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($54,318)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($50,259)

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: 60.233531, Lon: -151.385272, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 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 (93990) (Lat: 60.214139 Lon: -151.414417), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 83.8 m, Overall height: 93 m, Call Sign: KNKQ402, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 09/03/2014, Expiration Date: 10/01/2024, Certifier: Michael P GogginRegistrant: At&t Mobility Spectrum 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: 10/08/2019, Expiration Date: 10/01/2029, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Clam Gulch, 64765 Sterling Highway (Lat: 60.235389 Lon: -151.378083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WQRL432,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17995.0 MHz, 17995.0 MHz, 17995.0 MHz, 17995.0 MHz, 17995.0 MHz, 17995.0 MHz, 17995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 06/11/2013, Expiration Date: 06/11/2023, Certifier: Bonnie Paskvan, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp., 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • Clam Gulch, 64765 Sterling Highway (Lat: 60.235389 Lon: -151.378083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Overall height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WQWN414,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11605.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/09/2015, Expiration Date: 12/08/2015, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2016, Certifier: Jimmy Sipes, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchroage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • CGx, 64780 Sterling Hwy (Lat: 60.235389 Lon: -151.378083), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 55.8 m, Call Sign: WRCW955,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2019, Expiration Date: 02/15/2029, Certifier: Aaron L Larson, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • CLAM GULCH, 11 Miles Sw Of Kasilof Air (Lat: 60.214167 Lon: -151.414389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 84.7 m, Overall height: 91.7 m, Call Sign: WRMQ678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, Grant Date: 05/18/2021, Expiration Date: 05/18/2031, Certifier: Mike Hargrove, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S. Akard St., Room 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:
  • CLAM GULCH, 11 Miles Sw Of Kasilof Air (Lat: 60.214167 Lon: -151.414389), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 84.7 m, Overall height: 91.7 m, Call Sign: WBA905,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2021, Expiration Date: 02/01/2031, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 2100, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Clam Gulch)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2892L, N2892L, N-2892L, Serial Number: 17256092, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/01/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 07/20/2005
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Michael E Sellers, 20767 Porcupine Ln, Clam Gulch, AK 99568, Other Owners: Kristie Sellers

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Clam Gulch, AK
  • 72.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.6%Wood
  • 7.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.4%Other fuel


Clam Gulch compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
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