Eek, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 311 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.1%
 
Males: 160  (51.5%)
Females: 151  (48.5%)
Median resident age:  22.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99578.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $39,515 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Eek:

$39,515
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $10,879 (it was $8,957 in 2000)

Eek city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $67,496 (it was $86,800 in 2000)
Eek:

$67,496
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $183,429; Detached houses: $186,039; Townhouses or other attached units: $188,553; In 2-unit structures: $309,543; Mobile homes: $14,739

Median gross rent in 2015: $456.

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  • Races in Eek, AK (2010)

    Eek races chart
    • 28696.6%American Indian alone
    • 72.4%White alone
    • 31.0%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Eek: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 0.91 square miles.

Population density: 341 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Eek:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.5%
  • Unemployed: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eek city:

  • Never married: 45.9%
  • Now married: 42.9%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Alaska:

7.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Eek, Alaska as of November 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Eek to the number of sex offenders is 154 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $201 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $202 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (419.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2653.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tuntutuliak, AK (4.9 miles ), Quinhagak, AK (5.7 miles ), Napakiak, AK (5.7 miles ), Napaskiak, AK (5.9 miles ), Kongiganak, AK (5.9 miles ), Oscarville, AK (6.0 miles) , Bethel, AK (6.4 miles ), Atmautluak, AK (6.7 miles ).

Latitude: 60.22 N, Longitude: 162.03 W

Area code: 907

Eek household income distribution Eek home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +25 (+9.8%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (39%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Eek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Eek-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 464% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Eek topographic map

airports located in Eek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eek:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 418 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 418 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 554 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1739 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1740 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1742 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1761 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Eek:

  • EEK SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 103 VILLAGE ROAD, Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Eek: Eek Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Eek Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bethel 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 2015: 21.2%
(29.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 19.8% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 58.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.4%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Eek city (based on Bethel Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2448
Orthodox2,85217
Mainline Protestant2,21618
Evangelical Protestant50111
Other1981
None8,002-
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Eek:

44.4%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Eek:

42.1%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

31.3%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Eek:

9.9%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Eek:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.9%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

50.7%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Eek:

79.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Eek, AK Residents
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$3,383$40,5968$2,890
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,800$40,8002$1,020
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$1,700
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,122
Water Supply 1$2,550$30,6001$425
Electric Power 2$5,950$35,7000$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 8$10,115
Totals for Government 6$18,683$37,36623$17,272

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

  • Current Operations - Parks & Recreation: $176,000 ($565.92)
    Central Staff Services: $59,000 ($189.71)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($170.42)
    Health Services - Other: $23,000 ($73.95)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($57.88)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($45.02)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($32.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $6,000 ($19.29)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $177,000 ($569.13)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $226,000 ($726.69)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $18,000 ($57.88)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $17,000 ($54.66)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($57.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($99.68)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $19,000 ($61.09)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Eek:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Eek:

  • K09TN (Channel 9; EEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11SD (Channel 11; EEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Apron (Lat: 60.215944 Lon: -162.012056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.6 m, Call Sign: KNKR275
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:
  • Apron (Lat: 60.215944 Lon: -162.012056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.6 m, Call Sign: WQWV601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 12/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2016, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gic Communication Corp, 2550 Denalil Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jon Duracinski, Apron (Lat: 60.215944 Lon: -162.012056), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jon Duracinski, Apron (Lat: 60.215944 Lon: -162.012056), Type: 92.6, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Eek, Apron (Lat: 60.215944 Lon: -162.012056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.6 m, Call Sign: WQDR581, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6585.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHzGrant Date: 11/24/2015, Expiration Date: 10/13/2025, Certifier: Jimmy R SipesRegistrant: United2, LLC
  • Eek, Apron (Lat: 60.215944 Lon: -162.012056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 92.6 m, Call Sign: WQNS545, Licensee ID: L00009200
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6197.24 MHz... (+128 more)Grant Date: 05/10/2011, Expiration Date: 05/10/2021, Certifier: Jimmy R SipesRegistrant: United2, LLC

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Eek Airport (Lat: 60.215917 Lon: -162.005611), Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KQU3
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHzGrant Date: 04/24/2007, Expiration Date: 05/21/2017Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-2304, Phone: (202) 719-7235, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:
  • 1/8 Mi W Of Eek Post Office Bldg (Lat: 60.215917 Lon: -162.002833), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHV886, Licensee ID: L00006825
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 07/07/1997, Expiration Date: 08/25/2002, Cancellation Date: 11/24/2002Registrant: William G Pete Jr, Eek, AK 99578

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

EEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 280, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2008
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2006. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-03-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2012)
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-29-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-04-2011)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 90 regular monitoring violations
  • 35 other older monitoring violations
Most common last names in Eek, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carter479.8 years
Green476.0 years
White471.5 years
Joshua375.7 years
Alexie265.9 years
Brown285.0 years
Cleveland287.5 years
Foster282.0 years
Mcintyre273.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (94%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Eek 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 below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Eek on our top lists:

  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #1 (99578) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Subsaharan African first ancestries"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
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