Deering, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 125 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.1%
 
Males: 65  (52.0%)
Females: 60  (48.0%)
Median resident age:  30.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99736

Estimated median household income in 2013: $47,981 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Deering:

$47,981
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $18,475 (it was $11,000 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $59,141 (it was $28,300 in 2000)
Deering:

$59,141
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $78,170; Detached houses: $76,539

Median gross rent in 2013: $864.

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  • Races in Deering, AK (2010)

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    • 10686.9%American Indian alone
    • 119.0%White alone
    • 54.1%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Deering: 106.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1970

Land area: 5.14 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Deering:

  • High school or higher: 85.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deering city:

  • Never married: 51.4%
  • Now married: 40.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 3.8%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Deering, Alaska as of February 09, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Deering to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


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

Deering city:  1.4% ($394)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

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

Deering household income distribution Deering home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

16.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-13.9%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (53%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Public administration (52%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Material moving occupations (16%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Management occupations (24%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (14%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

Average climate in Deering, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Deering-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 242% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 370.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 579.4 miles away from Deering 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 473.4 miles away from the city center
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 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 250.1 miles away from Deering 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 the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 519 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 519 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1862 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1866 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1877 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1887 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Deering:

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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:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2013), St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-15-2013), St Public Notif received (JUL-17-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from DEC-18-2012 to APR-10-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Other (OCT-16-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (2 times from DEC-18-2012 to APR-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2012), St Other (OCT-16-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (2 times from DEC-18-2012 to APR-10-2013)
  • 50 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-19-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2013)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
  • 92 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.5%
(15.1% for American Indian 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Alaska average:

10.4

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,64420
Mainline Protestant4083
Catholic2401
Other931
None5,138-
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: 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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$3,902$46,8240$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$3,739$22,4340$0
Sewerage 0$0 3$2,870
Water Supply 2$5,927$35,5621$366
Local Libraries 0$0 1$503
Totals for Government 5$13,568$32,5635$3,739

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

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $31,000 ($248.00)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($208.00)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($184.00)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($120.00)
    Parks & Recreation: $12,000 ($96.00)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($88.00)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($40.00)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($24.00)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($16.00)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($16.00)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $159,000 ($1272.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $103,000 ($824.00)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($128.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($144.00)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $12,000 ($96.00)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,000 ($16.00)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $61,000 ($488.00)

8.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
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  2.32% ($39,511 average AGI)


8.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.99%
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  2.77% ($52,093 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.98% ($45,947)
to Nome Census Area, AK  0.82% ($36,438)

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: -162.72349, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 3m10ftTotal length
  • 10Total average daily traffic
  • 12Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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