Cordova, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 2,226 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.3%
 
Males: 1,262  (56.7%)
Females: 964  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  41.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99574.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $98,897 (it was $50,114 in 2000)
Cordova:

$98,897
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,786 (it was $25,256 in 2000)

Cordova city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $286,669 (it was $142,700 in 2000)
Cordova:

$286,669
AK:

$254,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $790.

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  • Races in Cordova, AK (2010)

    Cordova races chart
    • 1,53068.3%White alone
    • 24010.7%Asian alone
    • 1948.7%American Indian alone
    • 1717.6%Two or more races
    • 944.2%Hispanic
    • 90.4%Black alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Cordova detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Cordova: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.8%), German (10.5%), Irish (9.3%), Danish (8.3%), Norwegian (3.9%), Swedish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 61.4 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

Cordova, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Cordova:

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cordova city:

  • Never married: 27.3%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

279 residents are foreign born (7.9% Asia, 2.2% Latin America).

This city:

11.4%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,053 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,120 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (143.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2199.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tatitlek, AK (6.3 miles) , Valdez, AK (6.7 miles ), Tonsina, AK (8.9 miles) , Chitina, AK (9.0 miles) , Kenny Lake, AK (9.2 miles ), Chenega, AK (9.3 miles) , Willow Creek, AK (9.4 miles ), Copper Center, AK (10.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $65,800
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 1999: 10 buildings, average cost: $131,500
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $169,200
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $163,300
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $153,500
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $79,600
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $92,600
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $167,600
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2012: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $132,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 60.54 N, Longitude: 145.70 W

Cordova nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Clam Town, Razor Clam Capital

Area code: 907

Cordova household income distribution Cordova home values distribution

Crime rates in Cordova by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.043.6
Robberies 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.043.6
Assaults 151615131191619511496
per 100,000 595.2662.8636.7546.7468.3387.6718.5856.2224.1482.9174.1396.0261.7
Burglaries 6759312105404
per 100,000 238.1290.0212.2378.5127.743.189.845.10.0219.5174.10.0174.4
Thefts 17843272610711527363325
per 100,000 674.6331.41,825.11,135.41,106.9430.7314.3495.7224.11,185.31,567.31,451.81,090.3
Auto thefts 22231231615520
per 100,000 79.482.984.9126.2510.9129.244.9270.444.8219.5217.788.00.0
Arson 0011100000000
per 100,000 0.00.042.442.142.60.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 176.0179.8231.1199.2195.4112.5172.9224.759.7184.1132.3150.2162.5

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Cordova detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 12 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.62
Alaska average:

1.72
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -109 (-4.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (24%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Cordova: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Cordova, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Cordova-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 713% 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 72.9 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 217.7 miles away from Cordova 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 160.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 293.7 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 137.5 miles away from Cordova center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 359.7 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)
Cordova topographic map

Birthplace of: Cody McKenzie - Martial artist, John Hoover (artist) - Sculptor.

Hospitals and medical centers in Cordova:

  • CORDOVA COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (Government - Local, provides emergency services, PO BOX 160 - 602 CHASE AVENUE)
  • CORDOVA COMMUNITY MED LTC (P.O. BOX 160)

airports located in Cordova:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cordova:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 146 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 147 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 307 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1222 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1226 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1234 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1247 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Cordova:

  • CORDOVA JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 205, Location: 100 FISHERMAN AVE., Grades: 7-12)
  • CORDOVA SCHOOL DISTRICT INNOVATIVE LEARNING (Location: 100 FISHERMAN AVE., Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Cordova:

See full list of schools located in Cordova

Library in Cordova:

  • CORDOVA PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $357,648; Location: 622 FIRST STREET; 21,927 books; 619 audio materials; 1,405 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 50 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Cordova: Evak (A), Cordova Volunteer Fire Department (B), Cordova Public Health Center (C), Cordova Emergency Medical Services (D), Native Village of Eyak / Chugachmiut Tribal Organization - Ilanka Community Health Center (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Scout Lake (A), Sellen Lake (B), Odiak Lagoon (C), Cabin Lake (D), Corser Lake (E), Crater Lake (F), Eyak Lake (G), Island Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Currin Slough (A), Eccles Creek (B), Hartney Creek (C), Heney Creek (D), Nicolet Creek (E), Power Creek (F), Humpback Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Ilanka Cultural Center (Museums; Po Box 1388) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Club Speed Wash (Po Box 908) (1), Prince William Motel (Po Box 908) (2), Salvation Army (PO Box 2401) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Court: Alaska State - Court System- District Magistrate (Po Box 898) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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 2013: 1.0%
(0.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Cordova in 2010:

  • 9 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 2 people in maritime/merchant vessels

People in group quarters in Cordova in 2000:

  • 52 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 14 people in military ships
  • 10 people in nursing homes

Cordova, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Cordova (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Cordova Branch at 515 Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank Alaska: Cordova Branch at 528 First Street, branch established on 1974/11/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,870.3 mil, Deposits: $1,931.3 mil, headquarters in Anchorage, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.1
Alaska average:

10.4

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cordova city (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:
Here:

49.7%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Cordova:

44.8%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Cordova:

28.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.7%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Cordova:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Cordova:

31.5%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Cordova:

55.5%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.6%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Cordova, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 4$18,769$56,3070$0
Other Government Administration 5$27,817$66,7613$7,432
Police Protection - Officers 5$33,706$80,8940$0
Police - Other 6$26,894$53,7880$0
Firefighters 2$8,145$48,8700$0
Streets and Highways 6$29,926$59,8520$0
Water Transport and Terminals 6$24,523$49,0460$0
Hospitals 48$209,301$52,32517$37,324
Solid Waste Management 5$18,751$45,0020$0
Sewerage 3$24,311$97,2440$0
Parks and Recreation 5$17,214$41,31414$14,879
Water Supply 3$24,311$97,2440$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 34$192,606$67,97913$10,337
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 17$59,626$42,08915$4,942
Local Libraries 2$7,814$46,8848$16,206
Other and Unallocable 2$8,678$52,0680$0
Totals for Government 153$732,392$57,44370$91,120

Cordova government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000 ($0.45)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $5,700,000 ($2560.65)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,496,000 ($2469.00)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,174,000 ($527.40)
    General - Other: $1,051,000 ($472.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $827,000 ($371.52)
    Sewerage: $787,000 ($353.55)
    Water Utilities: $746,000 ($335.13)
    Police Protection: $591,000 ($265.50)
    Central Staff Services: $580,000 ($260.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $544,000 ($244.38)
    Regular Highways: $540,000 ($242.59)
    Financial Administration: $291,000 ($130.73)
    Libraries: $285,000 ($128.03)
    Local Fire Protection: $224,000 ($100.63)
    Corrections - Other: $135,000 ($60.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($47.17)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000 ($18.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,711,000 ($3464.06)

Cordova government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,700,000 ($2560.65)
    Solid Waste Management: $666,000 ($299.19)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $630,000 ($283.02)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($155.44)
    All Other: $124,000 ($55.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000 ($47.17)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $60,000 ($26.95)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $14,000 ($6.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $223,000 ($100.18)
    Education: $89,000 ($39.98)
    Natural Resources: $36,000 ($16.17)
    All Other: $20,000 ($8.98)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($22.01)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($5.84)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $431,000 ($193.62)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,829,000 ($1720.13)
    General Local Government Support: $605,000 ($271.79)
    All Other: $254,000 ($114.11)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,453,000 ($1101.98)
    Property: $1,657,000 ($744.38)
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000 ($15.72)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $18,000 ($8.09)
    Other License: $10,000 ($4.49)

Cordova government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,198,000 ($987.42)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,088,000 ($938.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,450,000 ($651.39)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,340,000 ($601.98)

Cordova government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,314,000 ($3285.71)

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 Cordova:

  • KLAM (1450 AM; 0 kW; CORDOVA, AK; Owner: BAYVIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVAK (1230 AM; 1 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: NORTH WAVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Cordova:

  • K201BI (88.1 FM; CORDOVA, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KCDV (100.9 FM; CORDOVA, AK; Owner: BAYVIEW COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Cordova:

  • K15AK (Channel 15; CORDOVA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09OR (Channel 9; CORDOVA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
Cordova fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)


Cordova fatal accident list:

Jul 7, 2007 07:26 PM, Sr-10 Copper River H, Lat: 60.47036, Lon: -145.36899, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Mar 25, 1996 11:20 PM, Lake Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 15, 1988 03:57 AM, Orca Inlet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 226m741ftTotal length
  • 9,150Total average daily traffic
  • 706Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,020Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 71970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 22010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cordova, AK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cordova)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cordova, AK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 45 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cordova)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 65 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cordova)

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

  • CORDOVA CITY WATER (Population served: 2,700, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 10

Incident types - Cordova

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Cordova, AK
Most common first names in Cordova, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1573.3 years
Robert1464.3 years
George977.2 years
James973.9 years
William976.1 years
Joseph559.0 years
Charles484.5 years
Alice467.8 years
Arthur481.2 years
Ann475.8 years
Most common last names in Cordova, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson671.3 years
Anderson675.7 years
Kompkoff566.6 years
Graham466.0 years
Morris483.5 years
Obrien479.8 years
Olsen466.5 years
Collins379.7 years
Brown383.7 years
Gilmore374.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Businesses in Cordova, AK

  • Nike: 1
  • RadioShack: 1
  • True Value: 1

Cordova compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Cordova on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military ships (population 1,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 1,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Philippines (population 500+)"
There are 44 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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