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Population in 2012: 2,267 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.6%
 

Males: 1,350  (59.6%)
Females: 917  (40.4%)

Median resident age:  42.2 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99574.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $88,592 (it was $50,114 in 2000)
Cordova:

$88,592
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,526

Cordova city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $252,209 (it was $142,700 in 2000)
Cordova:

$252,209
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $204,463; Detached houses: $221,735; Townhouses or other attached units: $343,025; In 2-unit structures: $470,561; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $285,281; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,692; Mobile homes: $53,661; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $316,639

Median gross rent in 2012: $915.

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  • White alone - 1,530 (68.3%)
  • Asian alone - 240 (10.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 194 (8.7%)
  • Two or more races - 171 (7.6%)
  • Hispanic - 94 (4.2%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.04%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Cordova: 111.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (14.2%), English (13.3%), Irish (12.3%), Danish (5.4%), Swedish (5.2%), Norwegian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 61.4 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Cordova:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Cordova city:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 57.8%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

280 residents are foreign born (8.0% Asia).

This city:  11.5%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Cordova, Alaska as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Cordova to the number of sex offenders is 756 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,889 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $925 (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
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 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

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 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 131516151311916195114
per 100,000 523.1595.2662.8636.7546.7468.3387.6718.5856.2224.1482.9174.1
Burglaries 467593121054
per 100,000 161.0238.1290.0212.2378.5127.743.189.845.10.0219.5174.1
Thefts 211784327261071152736
per 100,000 845.1674.6331.41825.11135.41106.9430.7314.3495.7224.11185.31567.3
Auto thefts 4222312316155
per 100,000 161.079.482.984.9126.2510.9129.244.9270.444.8219.5217.7
Arson 000111000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.042.442.142.60.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 169.2176.0179.8231.1199.2195.4112.5172.9224.759.7184.1132.3

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City-data.com crime rate 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 2012, including police officers: 12 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.18
Alaska average:

1.76

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Cordova, Alaska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -109 (-4.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Manufacturing (21%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (16%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (4%)
  • Plant and system operators (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

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

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Earthquake activity:

Cordova-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 513% 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 7/12/1983 at 15:10:03, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.3 MS, 6.4 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from Cordova center
On 9/7/1983 at 19:22:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MS) earthquake occurred 67.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/6/1995 at 04:04:58, a magnitude 5.6 (5.3 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.6 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/1/2000 at 23:05:14, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.5 MW, 5.3 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi) earthquake occurred 20.4 miles away from Cordova center
On 9/6/1973 at 10:59:36, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.3 MS, 5.5 ML) earthquake occurred 51.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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


Hospitals/medical centers in Cordova:

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

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Local government website: www.cityofcordova.net

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Cordova:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 146 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 307 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1222 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1226 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1247 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1273 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1280 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high school in Cordova:

Public elementary/middle school in Cordova:

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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

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

CORDOVA CITY WATER (Population served: 3799, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-20-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2000)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In NOV-1997
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Unfilt) - In JAN-1997
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
PWSAC - ESTHER HATCHERY (Population served: 55, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-1998
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
  • 7 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 2.0%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 8.4% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Cordova, AK

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 compared to Alaska state average:

Cordova, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Cordova, Alaska:

  • Reluctant Fisherman Inn, PO Box 150, Cordova, AK 99574 , Phone: (907) 424-3272, Fax: (907) 424-7465
  • Prince William Motel, 501 2ND St, Cordova, AK 99574 , Phone: (907) 424-3201, Fax: (907) 424-2260
  • Orca Adventure Lodge, 2500 Orca Rd, Cordova, AK 99574 , Phone: (907) 424-7249, Fax: (907) 424-3579
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Cordova, Alaska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Cordova travel time to work - commute


Cordova mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Wood (12%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Cordova city (based on Valdez-Cordova Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.53%
Here22.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents29.0%16.2%15.1%8.4%8.4%
Congregations13.6%9.1%13.6%13.6%4.5%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents6.4%6.4%5.0%2.7%2.4%
Congregations13.6%9.1%4.5%9.1%9.1%
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: 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%

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
Financial Administration 4$14,477$43,4310$0
Other Government Administration 6$25,454$50,9082$1,722
Police Protection - Officers 4$19,842$59,5260$0
Police - Other 6$17,010$34,0202$1,001
Firefighters 2$7,120$42,7200$0
Streets and Highways 7$31,228$53,5341$598
Water Transport and Terminals 6$21,066$42,1320$0
Hospitals 52$196,459$45,3378$9,414
Solid Waste Management 5$17,134$41,1220$0
Sewerage 2$10,711$64,2660$0
Parks and Recreation 4$12,695$38,08513$7,959
Water Supply 2$8,535$51,2100$0
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 43$186,271$51,98316$6,491
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 15$39,787$31,83013$9,240
Local Libraries 0$0 5$7,521
Totals for Government 158$607,789$46,16160$43,946

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

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000 ($0.44)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $5,700,000 ($2514.34)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,496,000 ($2424.35)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,174,000 ($517.87)
    General - Other: $1,051,000 ($463.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $827,000 ($364.80)
    Sewerage: $787,000 ($347.15)
    Water Utilities: $746,000 ($329.07)
    Police Protection: $591,000 ($260.70)
    Central Staff Services: $580,000 ($255.84)
    Parks and Recreation: $544,000 ($239.96)
    Regular Highways: $540,000 ($238.20)
    Financial Administration: $291,000 ($128.36)
    Libraries: $285,000 ($125.72)
    Local Fire Protection: $224,000 ($98.81)
    Corrections - Other: $135,000 ($59.55)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $105,000 ($46.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $42,000 ($18.53)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,711,000 ($3401.41)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,700,000 ($2514.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $666,000 ($293.78)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $630,000 ($277.90)
    Sewerage: $346,000 ($152.62)
    All Other: $124,000 ($54.70)
    Parks and Recreation: $105,000 ($46.32)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $60,000 ($26.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $14,000 ($6.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $223,000 ($98.37)
    Education: $89,000 ($39.26)
    Natural Resources: $36,000 ($15.88)
    All Other: $20,000 ($8.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($21.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $13,000 ($5.73)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $431,000 ($190.12)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $3,829,000 ($1689.02)
    General Local Government Support: $605,000 ($266.87)
    All Other: $254,000 ($112.04)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,453,000 ($1082.05)
    Property: $1,657,000 ($730.92)
    Motor Vehicle License: $35,000 ($15.44)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $18,000 ($7.94)
    Other License: $10,000 ($4.41)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,198,000 ($969.56)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,088,000 ($921.04)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,450,000 ($639.61)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,340,000 ($591.09)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,314,000 ($3226.29)

9.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.68%
Alaska average:

9.33%

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


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.62% ($46,417 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.75% ($51,571)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($52,647)


11.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.33%
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  2.51% ($38,811 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.90% ($44,471)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.77% ($43,379)

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)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Cordova, Alaska:
  • Fatal accident count: 3
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 4
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 3
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 6
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alaska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 136
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 149
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 364
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

Cordova fatal accident list:

Jul 7, 2007 07:26 PM, Sr-10 Copper River H, Lat: 60.488592, Lon: -145.447281, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 25, 1996 11:20 PM, Lake Ave, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 15, 1988 03:57 AM, Orca Inlet, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 34
Total length: 361 meters (1,184ft)
Total costs: $16,930,000
Total average daily traffic: 12,545
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,018
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 21,612

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 1
  • 1940-1949: 1
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 14
  • 1970-1979: 10
  • 1980-1989: 3
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Cordova, AK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Cordova)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Cordova, AK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 14 (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: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Cordova)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 85 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Cordova)

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

Businesses in Cordova, AK

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


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  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most local government spending on current operations of parks and recreation per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the biggest property tax revenues per resident in 2004 in $"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #25 (99574) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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