Egegik, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 109 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -6.0%
 
Males: 79  (73.2%)
Females: 30  (26.8%)
Median resident age:  45.7 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99579

Estimated median household income in 2013: $82,096 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Egegik:

$82,096
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,032 (it was $16,352 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,026 (it was $135,400 in 2000)
Egegik:

$140,026
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $195,525; Detached houses: $191,445
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  • Races in Egegik, AK (2010)

    Egegik races chart
    • 5247.7%White alone
    • 4339.4%American Indian alone
    • 76.4%Two or more races
    • 54.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 21.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Egegik: 102.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Egegik, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Italian (11.7%), German (10.0%), Swedish (6.7%), Polish (3.3%), English (1.7%), French (1.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 32.8 square miles.

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

Egegik, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Egegik:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Egegik city:

  • Never married: 10.0%
  • Now married: 58.9%
  • Separated: 13.0%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

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 September 2015:
Here:

9.4%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -7 (-5.7%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (43%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (27%)
  • Information (27%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (43%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (18%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

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)
Egegik topographic map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.5%
(9.1% for American Indian residents, 66.7% 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.1
Alaska average:

10.4

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

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)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox1,14310
Other5-
None483-
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:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake and Peninsula Borough:

34.0%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.1%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

42.3%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Egegik:

10.1%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.6%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Egegik:

46.8%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.8%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Egegik, 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
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 ($24128.44)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $500,000 ($4587.16)
    Financial Administration: $174,000 ($1596.33)
    Police Protection: $8,000 ($73.39)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($45.87)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($45.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($27.52)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($18.35)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $362,000 ($3321.10)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $252,000 ($2311.93)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($91.74)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($27.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $95,000 ($871.56)
    Interest Earnings: $24,000 ($220.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($36.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($266.06)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $313,000 ($2871.56)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $2,536,000 ($23266.06)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $2,536,000 ($23266.06)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $800,000 ($7339.45)

10.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.83%
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  3.55% ($24,650 average AGI)


9.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Alaska average:

8.83%

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

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 persons involved: 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 MHzGrant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/19/1998, Expiration Date: 05/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 08/24/2003Registrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 06/17/1999, Expiration Date: 07/20/2004, Cancellation Date: 09/26/2002Registrant: 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:

3
  • 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-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-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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Wood (11%)

Egegik compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value below 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 significantly below state average.
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