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Population in 2012: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +22.7%
Males: 72  (66.7%)
Females: 36  (33.3%)

Median resident age:  44.8 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99571

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,360 (it was $55,750 in 2000)
Cold Bay:

$50,360
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,534

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,540 (it was $325,000 in 2000)
Cold Bay:

$154,540
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,676; Detached houses: $165,676

Median gross rent in 2012: $738.

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  • White alone - 78 (72.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (12.0%)
  • Two or more races - 8 (7.4%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (4.6%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (1.9%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cold Bay: 131.9 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (30.2%), Irish (7.9%), English (4.8%), Italian (4.8%), Scottish (3.2%), Swedish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1982

Land area: 54.4 square miles.

Population density: 2.0 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Cold Bay:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cold Bay city:

  • Never married: 28.9%
  • Now married: 55.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 15.8%

3 residents are foreign born (5.9% Asia, 2.0% Europe).

This city:  5.9%
Alaska:  6.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (625.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2561.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: King Cove, AK (4.3 miles ), False Pass, AK (6.2 miles) , Nelson Lagoon, AK (9.0 miles) , Sand Point, AK (9.4 miles ), Ivanof Bay, AK (11.6 miles) , Akutan, AK (12.0 miles ), Perryville, AK (12.2 miles) , Chignik Lake, AK (13.0 miles) .

Latitude: 55.21 N, Longitude: 162.71 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -60 (-40.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (21%)
  • Utilities (21%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Public administration (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)


Average climate in Cold Bay, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Cold Bay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 648% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/1/1902 at 05:20:00, a magnitude 7.8 (7.8 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 91.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/14/1948 at 22:31:43, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from Cold Bay center
On 5/30/1991 at 13:17:41, a magnitude 7.0 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.8 MS, 7.0 MW, Depth: 17.6 mi) earthquake occurred 62.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/1993 at 11:59:49, a magnitude 6.9 (6.4 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.8 MS, 6.9 MW, Depth: 20.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/21/1987 at 05:46:10, a magnitude 6.6 (6.2 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.1 MS, 6.6 ML) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from Cold Bay center
On 11/19/1993 at 01:43:23, a magnitude 6.5 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.0 MS, 6.5 MW, Depth: 18.8 mi) earthquake occurred 93.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Political contributions by individuals in Cold Bay, AK

Airports and other landing facilities located in Cold Bay:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cold Bay:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 624 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 839 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1743 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1745 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1763 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Olympic College (about 1781 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Everett Community College (about 1783 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)

Public high school in Cold Bay:

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Library in Cold Bay:

  • COLD BAY PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $8,815; Location: 10 BARANOV STREET; 7,135 books; 502 audio materials; 3,004 video materials; 25 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 28 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cold Bay: State of Alaska Department of Transportation Public Facilities (A), Cold Bay Emergency Medical Services (B), Eastern Aleutian Tribes Anna Livingston Medical Clinic (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Blinn Lake (A), Blue Bill Lake (B), Johnny Lake (C), Rescue Lake (D), Simeon Lake (E), Lake Trelford (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Cold Bay: Izembek National Wildlife Refuge (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Aleutians East Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Cold Bay and their reported violations in the past:

COLD BAY (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2003 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2000 and AUG-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and AUG-29-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1997 and JUN-22-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-22-1999)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.1%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  63.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.5%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cold Bay, AK


6 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Cold Bay compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cold Bay travel time to work - commute


Cold Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Utility gas (14%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cold Bay city (based on Aleutians East Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 11.05%
Here11.0%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Aleutians East Borough:

17.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.4%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Aleutians East Borough:

28.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$6,128$73,5367$3,000
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 1$1,117
Water Supply 1$9,742$116,9040$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$154
Totals for Government 2$15,870$95,22011$4,271

Cold Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $193,000 ($1787.04)
  • Current Operations - Health Services - Other: $144,000 ($1333.33)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($324.07)
    Sewerage: $29,000 ($268.52)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $19,000 ($175.93)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($175.93)
    Central Staff Services: $12,000 ($111.11)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($111.11)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($37.04)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $280,000 ($2592.59)

Cold Bay government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $83,000 ($768.52)
    All Other: $27,000 ($250.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($55.56)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($333.33)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $47,000 ($435.19)
    All Other: $8,000 ($74.07)
  • Tax - Property: $39,000 ($361.11)

13.88% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,273 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.88%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



18.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

18.39%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.09% ($30,071 average AGI)
to King County, WA  2.09% ($28,214)
to San Diego County, CA  1.79% ($29,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Cold Bay:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSDP (830 AM; 1 kW; SAND POINT, AK; Owner: ALEUTIAN PENINSULA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Cold Bay:

  • K13UO (Channel 13; COLD BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07TM (Channel 7; COLD BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 40 meters (131ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 12

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cold Bay)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fish & Game Ofc (Lat: 55.216917 Lon: -162.722833), Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: KCO332, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.23140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 532-2419
  • Hydro Electric Power Plant (Lat: 55.123056 Lon: -162.271944), Type: Bant, Structure height: 8 m, Overall height: 10 m, Call Sign: WQDV781
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.600 MHz, 458.500 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/09/2005, Expiration Date: 11/09/2015, Certifier: J. Acosta
    Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd, Indpls, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (800) 841-0516, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: DOUGLAS DC3A (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 32, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds, Speed: 144 mph), Engine: P & W R-1830 SERIES (1350 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 21713 , Serial Number: 2125, Year manufactured: 1940, Airworthiness Date: 04/25/1967
    Registrant (Individual): William C Dba Crawford, Po Box 84, Cold Bay, AK 99571, Other Owners: Peninsula Fisheries Northern
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 42249 , Serial Number: 14499, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 06/17/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Franklyn A Hoglan, Po Box 74, Cold Bay, AK 99571


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