Egegik, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.9%
 
Males: 75  (70.0%)
Females: 33  (30.0%)
Median resident age:

52.7 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip code: 99579

Estimated median household income in 2017: $65,276 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Egegik:

$65,276
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,695 (it was $16,352 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $269,125 (it was $135,400 in 2000)
Egegik:

$269,125
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $229,603; detached houses: $231,867
March 2019 cost of living index in Egegik: 106.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.7%
(28.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Egegik, AK (2017)
    • 2430.0%White alone
    • 2025.0%American Indian alone
    • 1620.0%Asian alone
    • 78.8%Hispanic
    • 67.5%Black alone
    • 67.5%Two or more races



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Egegik, Alaska as of June 04, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Egegik is 40 to 1.


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Latest news from Egegik, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: English (3.9%), German (3.9%), Polish (2.0%).

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

20 residents are foreign born (8.8% Latin America).

This city:

25.0%
Alaska:

100.0%
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

Distribution of median household income in Egegik, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Egegik, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

13.9%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Egegik, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (28.6%)
  • Utilities (23.8%)
  • Educational services (19.0%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (14.3%)
  • Health care (9.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (30.0%)
  • Public administration (20.0%)
  • Utilities (20.0%)
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (36.4%)
  • Utilities (27.3%)
  • Educational services (18.2%)
  • Health care (18.2%)
Most common occupations in Egegik, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (19.0%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (19.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14.3%)
  • Top executives (9.5%)
  • Registered nurses (9.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.5%)
  • Carpenters (9.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (40.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20.0%)
  • Carpenters (20.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (20.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (0.0%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (27.3%)
  • Top executives (18.2%)
  • Registered nurses (18.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (18.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18.2%)
  • Financial managers (0.0%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (0.0%)

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 the city 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 Egegik center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 159.5 miles away from the city 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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Egegik:

Marital status in Egegik, AK
  • Never married: 10.1%
  • Now married: 57.3%
  • Separated: 9.3%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 17.8%

For population 25 years and over in Egegik:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 0.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.1
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:
Lake and Peninsula Borough:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

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
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$3,610
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$7,281
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,281
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$9,339$56,0347$12,172

Egegik government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $299,000 ($2768.52)
    Financial Administration: $204,000 ($1888.89)
    Regular Highways: $86,000 ($796.30)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $78,000 ($722.22)
    Water Utilities: $62,000 ($574.07)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($500.00)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($416.67)
    Air Transportation: $17,000 ($157.41)
    Police Protection: $9,000 ($83.33)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $189,000 ($1750.00)

Egegik government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $234,000 ($2166.67)
    Sewerage: $33,000 ($305.56)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($101.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $14,000 ($129.63)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $37,000 ($342.59)
    Rents: $18,000 ($166.67)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $41,000 ($379.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $141,000 ($1305.56)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $558,000 ($5166.67)

Egegik government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,039,000 ($9620.37)

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: 58.202310, Lon: -157.368290, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk 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 MHz, Grant 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: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, , Mclea-n, Phone: (703) 584-8665
  • 1.4 Km Se (Lat: 58.203333 Lon: -157.360833), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 23.1 m, Registrant: Bristol Bay Cellular Partnership, 358 King -Salmon, Phone: (907) 246-3403

FCC Registered Broadcast 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: 460.350 MHz, 460.250 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:

2 (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:

2
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/06/2006
    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, Certificate Issue Date: 11/10/1999
    Registrant (Individual): Tim S Veal, Po Box 107, Egegik, AK 99579

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Egegik, AK
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Egegik compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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