Coffman Cove, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 182 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 105  (58.0%)
Females: 77  (42.0%)
Median resident age:  58.8 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years

Zip code: 99918

Estimated median household income in 2016: $53,479 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Coffman Cove:

$53,479
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $26,189 (it was $23,249 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $251,759 (it was $117,500 in 2000)
Coffman Cove:

$251,759
AK:

$267,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $252,258; Detached houses: $281,143; Mobile homes: $207,702

Median gross rent in 2016: $834.

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  • Races in Coffman Cove, AK (2010)

    Coffman Cove races chart
    • 16493.2%White alone
    • 74.0%American Indian alone
    • 31.7%Two or more races
    • 21.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Coffman Cove: 107.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (24.4%), German (23.1%), Norwegian (21.8%), Swiss (12.8%), Scottish (6.4%), New Zealander (3.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 40 feet

Land area: 10.4 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile   (very low).

Coffman Cove, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Coffman Cove:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 74.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Coffman Cove city:

  • Never married: 8.1%
  • Now married: 63.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 23.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Alaska:

7.5%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Coffman Cove, Alaska as of March 20, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Coffman Cove to the number of sex offenders is 181 to 1.


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

Coffman Cove city:  1.0% ($1,125)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (664.5 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Anchorage, AK (704.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1665.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Whale Pass, AK (3.7 miles) , Naukati Bay, AK (4.1 miles) , Thorne Bay, AK (5.0 miles ), Thoms Place, AK (5.2 miles) , Meyers Chuck, AK (5.4 miles) , Edna Bay, AK (5.7 miles) , Klawock, AK (5.8 miles ), Wrangell, AK (5.9 miles ).

Latitude: 56.01 N, Longitude: 132.83 W

Area code: 907

Coffman Cove household income distribution Coffman Cove home values distribution
Population change in the 1990s: +19 (+10.6%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (23%)
  • Utilities (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (66%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (35%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (23%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (37%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Coffman Cove, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Coffman Cove-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 213.8 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 133.8 miles away from Coffman Cove center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 166.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 09:49:47, a magnitude 6.8 (5.9 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 107.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/6/1988 at 22:35:38, a magnitude 7.8 (6.8 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.8 MW, 7.4 ML) earthquake occurred 386.8 miles away from Coffman Cove center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 634.7 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Coffman Cove topographic map

located in Coffman Cove:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Coffman Cove:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 662 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 665 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 677 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 687 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 707 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 708 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Everett Community College (about 714 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)

Public high school in Coffman Cove:

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Library in Coffman Cove:

  • COFFMAN COVE COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,200; Location: 106 DENALI ALLEY; 12,519 books; 50 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Coffman Cove: Alaska Island Community Services Coffman Cove Clinic (A), Coffman Cove Emergency Medical Services (B), Coffman Cove Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Dog Creek (A), Coffman Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan 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: 6.7%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.5%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
38 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Alaska average:

9.9

Coffman Cove travel time to work - commute Coffman Cove mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Coffman Cove city (based on Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic--
Evangelical Protestant--
Mainline Protestant--
Other--
None--
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: 5
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

34.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Coffman Cove:

43.8%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Coffman Cove:

30.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Coffman Cove:

25.4%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Coffman Cove:

19.2%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Coffman Cove:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

41.2%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Coffman Cove:

78.6%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Coffman Cove, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$480
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$1,629
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$148
Sewerage 0$0 1$442
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,030
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$530
Totals for Government 0$0 15$4,259

Coffman Cove government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $222,000 ($1219.78)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $100,000 ($549.45)
    Sewerage: $83,000 ($456.04)
    Financial Administration: $52,000 ($285.71)
    Water Utilities: $36,000 ($197.80)
    Central Staff Services: $29,000 ($159.34)
    Regular Highways: $13,000 ($71.43)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $8,000 ($43.96)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $167,000 ($917.58)

Coffman Cove government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $78,000 ($428.57)
    All Other: $43,000 ($236.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $79,000 ($434.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $76,000 ($417.58)
    Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($21.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $33,000 ($181.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $30,000 ($164.84)
    All Other: $4,000 ($21.98)

Coffman Cove government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $139,000 ($763.74)

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.

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

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.

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

Strongest AM radio stations in Coffman Cove:

  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)

Strongest FM radio stations in Coffman Cove:

  • K248AI (97.5 FM; CRAIG, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K258AD (99.5 FM; CRAIG, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KGTW (106.7 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KFMJ (99.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: TLP COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Coffman Cove:

  • K09TV (Channel 9; COFFMAN COVE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • $204,000Total costs
  • 100Total average daily traffic
  • 315Total future (year 2013) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Coffman Cove)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • COFFMAN COVE, Lot 2 Block 16 On Cohoe Dr (Lat: 56.016028 Lon: -132.827806), Type: Tower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Overall height: 13.1 m, Call Sign: WPNL604
    Assigned Frequencies: 6615.00 MHz, 6525.62 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/16/2018Registrant: Alascom, Inc., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (907) 264-8342, Fax: (907) 264-7169, Email:

Drinking water stations with addresses in Coffman Cove and their reported violations in the past:

COFFMAN COVE (Population served: 199, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-06-2012 to NOV-13-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-19-2013)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-02-2013 to SEP-19-2013)
  • 25 routine major monitoring violations
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
  • 100 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (72%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Coffman Cove compared to Alaska 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
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