Egegik, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 110 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.2%
 
Males: 70  (63.8%)
Females: 40  (36.2%)
Median resident age:  47.3 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99579

Estimated median household income in 2012: $75,460 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Egegik:

$75,460
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,357 (it was $16,352 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $223,258 (it was $135,400 in 2000)
Egegik:

$223,258
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $248,400; Detached houses: $248,400
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Egegik races chart
  • White alone - 52 (47.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (39.4%)
  • Two or more races - 7 (6.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (4.6%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (1.8%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Egegik: 109.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.4%), Italian (14.3%), Polish (10.2%), Swedish (8.2%), French (4.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 32.8 square miles.

Population density: 3.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Egegik, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Egegik:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 1.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Egegik city:

  • Never married: 7.3%
  • Now married: 60.2%
  • Separated: 16.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 11.8%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Egegik, Alaska as of May 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Egegik to the number of sex offenders is 110 to 1.


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

Egegik city:  0.6% ($833)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (335.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2446.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: South Naknek, AK (6.0 miles) , Naknek, AK (6.2 miles ), King Salmon, AK (6.4 miles ), Pilot Point, AK (6.8 miles) , Ugashik, AK (6.9 miles) , Portage Creek, AK (7.0 miles) , Clark's Point, AK (7.8 miles) , Levelock, AK (8.0 miles) .

Latitude: 58.22 N, Longitude: 157.36 W

Area code: 907

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

7.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-5.7%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (42%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (31%)
  • Information (31%)
  • Manufacturing (23%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (40%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Carpenters (20%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (27%)
  • Top executives (18%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (18%)
  • Registered nurses (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)

Average climate in Egegik, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Egegik, Alaska average temperatures Egegik, Alaska average precipitation Egegik, Alaska humidity Egegik, Alaska wind speed Egegik, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Egegik-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 598% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 163.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 391.1 miles away from Egegik center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 203.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 100.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from Egegik center
On 12/6/1999 at 23:12:33, a magnitude 7.0 (6.8 MB, 7.0 MW, 7.0 ML, Depth: 41.0 mi) earthquake occurred 120.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lake of the Woods County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Egegik:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Egegik:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 334 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 334 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 556 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1550 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1553 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1556 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1575 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Egegik:

  • Egegik School (Students: 11; Location: SCHOOL ROAD; Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Egegik

Library in Egegik:

  • EGEGIK VILLAGE LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,350; Location: 289 AIRPORT WAY; 5,161 books; 351 audio materials; 450 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 21 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Egegik Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers and creeks: Big Creek (A), King Salmon River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

EGEGIK (Address: CENTRAL AND AIRPORT DRIVE , Population served: 745, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.5% for American Indian residents, 70.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
37 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Egegik compared to Alaska 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (73%)
  • Wood (20%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Egegik city (based on Lake and Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.14%
Here: 19.1%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake and Peninsula Borough:

34.0%
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
Financial Administration 2$9,339$56,0340$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,281
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,610
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$7,281
Totals for Government 2$9,339$56,0347$12,172

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

  • Construction - General: $2,630,000 ($23909.09)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $500,000 ($4545.45)
    Financial Administration: $174,000 ($1581.82)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($72.73)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($45.45)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($45.45)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($27.27)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($18.18)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $362,000 ($3290.91)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $252,000 ($2290.91)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($90.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($27.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $95,000 ($863.64)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($218.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($36.36)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($263.64)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $313,000 ($2845.45)

Egegik government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,536,000 ($23054.55)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,536,000 ($23054.55)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $800,000 ($7272.73)

Strongest AM radio stations in Egegik:

  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Egegik:

  • K09SK (Channel 9; EGEGIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04KR (Channel 4; EGEGIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Egegik fatal accident list:

Apr 1, 2006 06:55 AM, Main Street, Lat: 58.20231, Lon: -157.36829, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 8, 2000 06:15 PM, Dog Team Trail Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • 1.4 Km Southeast Of (Lat: 58.203417 Lon: -157.360722), Call Sign: KNKQ331
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Todd Hoppe, 1.4 Km Se (Lat: 58.203333 Lon: -157.360833), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 23.1 m
    Registrant: 7035848665, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, 8300 GREENSBORO DRIVE, SUITE 1200
  • 1.4 Km Se (Lat: 58.203333 Lon: -157.360833), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 23.1 m
    Registrant: 9072463403, , 1 MAIN ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Cwf Site (Lat: 58.215917 Lon: -157.375722), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPCH303, Licensee ID: L00004134
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.650 MHz, 469.650 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/19/1998, Expiration Date: 05/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2003
    Registrant: Wards Cove Packing Co, 5030, Seattle, WA 98105, Phone: (907) 233-2238
  • Twp 23 S Range 50 W Section 6 (Lat: 58.214250 Lon: -157.372111), Call Sign: WGQ361, Licensee ID: L00140694
    Assigned Frequencies: 460.250 MHz, 460.350 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/17/1999, Expiration Date: 07/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2002
    Registrant: Amoco Production Company, 200 East Randolph Drive, Mc Ll3, Chicago, IL 60681, Phone: (312) 260-3279, Fax: (312) 260-3398, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180F (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2188Z , Serial Number: 18051288, Year manufactured: 1963, Airworthiness Date: 07/18/1963
    Registrant (Individual): Duane C Albright, Po Box 132, Egegik, AK 99579
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-11 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C90 SERIES (95 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4906H , Serial Number: 44919M, Year manufactured: 1948
    Registrant (Individual): Nick Chernikoff, , Egegik, AK 99579
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5979D , Serial Number: 18-5442, Year manufactured: 1956
    Registrant (Individual): Tim S Veal, 107 High Bluff Dr, Egegik, AK 99579
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-20 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7722K , Serial Number: 20-545, Year manufactured: 1950
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Gen Del, Egegik, AK 99579
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 105 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8324 , Serial Number: 18-2377, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 09/19/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Tim S Veal, Po Box 107, Egegik, AK 99579
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-181 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9784K , Serial Number: 28-7890179, Airworthiness Date: 11/02/1977
    Registrant (Individual): Cecilia C Myers, Po Box 41, Egegik, AK 99579

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