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Population in 2012: 127 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.6%
 

Males: 59  (47.1%)
Females: 68  (52.9%)

Median resident age:  30.0 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99736

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,075 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Deering:

$36,075
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,846

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $77,270 (it was $28,300 in 2000)
Deering:

$77,270
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $88,412; Detached houses: $88,412

Median gross rent in 2012: $950.

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  • American Indian alone - 106 (86.9%)
  • White alone - 11 (9.0%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (4.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Deering: 107.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1970

Land area: 5.14 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Deering:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 26.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deering city:

  • Never married: 43.3%
  • Now married: 50.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 3.3%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Deering, Alaska as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Deering to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (520.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2849.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Buckland, AK (6.7 miles ), Kotzebue, AK (7.5 miles ), Noorvik, AK (8.4 miles ), Selawik, AK (9.1 miles ), Kiana, AK (9.4 miles ), Koyuk, AK (9.5 miles ), Shishmaref, AK (9.7 miles ), White Mountain, AK (9.9 miles ).

Latitude: 66.08 N, Longitude: 162.72 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-13.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (58%)
  • Educational services (42%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Public administration (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (18%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Plant and system operators (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (45%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)


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Earthquake activity:

Deering-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 27% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/6/2005 at 07:16:57, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.0 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 46.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2000 at 15:37:13, a magnitude 5.1 (4.7 MB, 5.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 65.3 miles away from Deering center
On 9/7/2005 at 02:01:06, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.7 ML, 4.4 ML, Depth: 18.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 47.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/2006 at 23:26:58, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/13/2002 at 06:12:55, a magnitude 4.3 (4.0 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 16.0 mi) earthquake occurred 25.8 miles away from Deering center
On 12/22/2007 at 08:30:21, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 22.5 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 Deering, AK

Airports located in Deering:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deering:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 435 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 519 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1862 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1865 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1887 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1914 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1922 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Deering: Deering Volunteer Fire Department (A), Maniilaq Association Pauline Aliitchaq Barr Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Inmachuk River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Northwest Arctic 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 Deering and their reported violations in the past:

DEERING UTILITY SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2006
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2005
  • 45 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2006
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (JUN-21-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Other (JUN-21-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2005
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 46 regular monitoring violations
  • 92 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  68.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

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

No gay or lesbian households reported

Deering compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Deering travel time to work - commute


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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Deering city (based on Northwest Arctic Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.14%
Here39.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameFriends (Quakers)Catholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents52.6%24.8%13.8%3.5%5.2%
Congregations50.0%6.3%12.5%6.3%25.0%
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: 4
Northwest Arctic Borough:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Northwest Arctic Borough:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Northwest Arctic Borough:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Northwest Arctic Borough:

32.2%
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
Financial Administration 1$4,116$49,3921$1,296
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,280
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$338
Sewerage 2$11,936$71,6160$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$500
Totals for Government 3$16,052$64,2085$4,414

Deering government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($244.09)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($204.72)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($181.10)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($118.11)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($94.49)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($86.61)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($39.37)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($23.62)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($15.75)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($15.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $159,000 ($1251.97)

Deering government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $103,000 ($811.02)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($125.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($141.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($94.49)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,000 ($15.75)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $61,000 ($480.31)

7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,986 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
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  2.20% ($30,488 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.59% ($26,182)


8.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
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  2.81% ($34,491 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.58% ($58,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deering:

  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Deering:

  • K09RN (Channel 9; DEERING, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LT (Channel 4; DEERING, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Deering fatal accident list:

Jan 30, 2011 09:50 AM, Front Road, Lat: 66.07675, Lon: -162.72349444, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 3 meters (10ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 12


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Deering Central Office, Downtown Deering (Lat: 66.075500 Lon: -162.722389), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KNKR318
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Douglas A Neal
    Registrant: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, 50 S. Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 340-8899, Fax: (612) 340-2868, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12D-85 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5625M , Serial Number: 12025, Year manufactured: 1948
    Registrant (Individual): Marie N Schwind, General Delivery, Deering, AK 99736


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