Covenant Life, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 86. Population change since 2000: -15.7%
Males: 47  (55.2%)
Females: 39  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 99827

Estimated median household income in 2015: $32,244 (it was $34,167 in 2000)
Covenant Life:

$32,244
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $16,318 (it was $14,326 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $142,892 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Covenant Life:

$142,892
AK:

$259,600
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  • Races in Covenant Life, AK (2010)

    Covenant Life races chart
    • 7991.9%White alone
    • 55.8%American Indian alone
    • 11.2%Asian alone
    • 11.2%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Covenant Life: 108.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 26.1 square miles.

Population density: 3.3 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Covenant Life:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 72.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Covenant Life CDP:

  • Never married: 8.3%
  • Now married: 91.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

8 residents are foreign born (2.9% Asia, 2.9% North America, 2.0% Europe).

This place:

7.8%
Alaska:

5.9%

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

Covenant Life CDP:  3.1% ($2,500)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (484.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1927.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mosquito Lake, AK (1.9 miles ), Klukwan, AK (2.5 miles) , Lutak, AK (4.1 miles) , Haines, AK (5.0 miles ), Skagway, AK (5.2 miles ), Mud Bay, AK (5.6 miles) , Gustavus, AK (8.3 miles ), Excursion Inlet, AK (8.5 miles) .

Latitude: 59.40 N, Longitude: 136.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Covenant Life household income distribution Covenant Life home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (40%)
  • Groceries and related products merchant wholesalers (10%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (10%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (10%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care (50%)
  • Finance and insurance (30%)
  • Public administration (20%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (30%)
  • Top executives (10%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (10%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (30%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (30%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (20%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (20%)

Average climate in Covenant Life, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Covenant Life-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 304% 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 64.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 411.8 miles away from Covenant Life center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 234.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 187.1 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 283.6 miles away from Covenant Life center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 136.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Covenant Life topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Covenant Life:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 487 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 487 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 534 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 914 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 918 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 935 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 940 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Lakes: Walker Lake (A), Herman Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Herman Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Haines Borough 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 2015: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Alaska average:

10.2

Covenant Life travel time to work - commute Covenant Life mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Covenant Life CDP (based on Haines Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3448
Other1993
Catholic1853
Mainline Protestant1492
None1,631-
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: 1
Haines Borough:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

22.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Haines Borough:

28.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Covenant Life:

75.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

50.0%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Covenant Life:

25.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

50.0%
Alaska:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Covenant Life:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

50.0%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

50.0%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Covenant Life:

80.0%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Covenant Life, AK Residents

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Alaska average:

8.87%

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

6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
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  1.11% ($36,091 average AGI)
to Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.11% ($25,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Covenant Life:

  • 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)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Covenant Life:

  • K02MW (Channel 2; MOSQUITO LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13UM (Channel 13; MOSQUITO LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04KQ (Channel 4; KLUKWAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (85%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)

Covenant Life compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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