Ekwok, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 119 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -8.5%
 
Males: 63  (53.2%)
Females: 56  (46.8%)
Median resident age:  23.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99580

Estimated median household income in 2013: $31,902 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Ekwok:

$31,902
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,199 (it was $11,079 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $113,764 (it was $115,600 in 2000)
Ekwok:

$113,764
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $130,770; Detached houses: $128,042

Median gross rent in 2013: $677.

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  • Races in Ekwok, AK (2010)

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    • 10187.8%American Indian alone
    • 65.2%White alone
    • 54.3%Two or more races
    • 32.6%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ekwok: 110.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (5.8%), Norwegian (5.3%), English (2.3%), Hungarian (1.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 16.0 square miles.

Population density: 7.5 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Ekwok:

  • High school or higher: 73.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ekwok city:

  • Never married: 62.6%
  • Now married: 27.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.7%

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

Ekwok city:  1.1% ($1,250)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (293.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2485.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: New Stuyahok, AK (3.1 miles ), Koliganek, AK (5.2 miles) , Levelock, AK (5.3 miles) , Portage Creek, AK (5.6 miles) , Aleknagik, AK (6.4 miles ), Dillingham, AK (6.5 miles ), Naknek, AK (6.8 miles ), South Naknek, AK (6.9 miles) .

Latitude: 59.35 N, Longitude: 157.49 W

Area code: 907

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

9.7%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+68.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (57%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (17%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (45%)
  • Public administration (31%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (35%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (4%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (3%)

Average climate in Ekwok, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ekwok-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 624% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Airports located in Ekwok:

  • Ekwok Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 1,500, Itinerant Ops: 700)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ekwok:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 292 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 292 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 492 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1572 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1573 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1575 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1595 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public elementary/middle school in Ekwok:

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Notable locations in Ekwok: Ekwok Volunteer Fire Department (A), Bristol Bay Area Health Ekwok Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Klutuk Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dillingham Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 25.9%
(37.9% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  21.6%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Ekwok compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80%)
  • Wood (18%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ekwok city (based on Dillingham Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox9887
Catholic5782
Evangelical Protestant4429
Mainline Protestant4366
Other581
None2,345-
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
Dillingham Census Area:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Dillingham Census Area:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Dillingham Census Area:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Dillingham Census Area:

37.3%
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 0$0 2$2,873
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$713
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,198
Electric Power 0$0 2$1,750
Gas Supply 0$0 2$1,187
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,700
Totals for Government 0$0 13$9,421

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

  • Construction - General: $110,000 ($924.37)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $131,000 ($1100.84)
    Electric Utilities: $104,000 ($873.95)
    Financial Administration: $91,000 ($764.71)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($151.26)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($151.26)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($50.42)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($33.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $193,000 ($1621.85)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $163,000 ($1369.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($84.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($521.01)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $173,000 ($1453.78)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $30,000 ($252.10)

7.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
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  1.77% ($36,867 average AGI)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
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  2.08% ($38,457 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ekwok:

  • 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)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • 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)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Ekwok:

  • K11QW (Channel 11; EKWOK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MS (Channel 4; EKWOK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Block 8, Lots 4, 6, 8, Ekwok Townsite Us Survey 4879 Tract A (Lat: 59.350278 Lon: -157.474722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: KNKQ331
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 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:

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  • Dennis Niedermeyer, Block 8, Lots 4, 6, 8, Ekwok Townsite Us Survey 4879 Tract A (Lat: 59.350278 Lon: -157.474722), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 7035848665, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, 1650 TYSONS BLVD., SUITE 1500
  • Dennis Niedermeyer, Block 8, Lots 4, 6, 8, Ekwok Townsite Us Survey 4879 Tract A (Lat: 59.350278 Lon: -157.474722), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 7035848665, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, 1650 TYSONS BLVD., SUITE 1500
  • Todd Hoppe, Block 8, Lots 4, 6, 8, Ekwok Townsite Us Survey 4879 Tract A (Lat: 59.350278 Lon: -157.474722), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 7035848665, Pgist@fcclaw.Com, 8300 GREENSBORO DRIVE, SUITE 1200
  • Jon Duracinski, Within The Village Of Ekwok (Lat: 59.357722 Lon: -157.464250), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 27.4 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jon DUracinski, Within The Village Of Ekwok (Lat: 59.357722 Lon: -157.464250), Type: 27.4, Overall height: 27.4 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Ekwok, Within The Village Of Ekwok (Lat: 59.357722 Lon: -157.464250), Type: Tower, Structure height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: WQNS404
    Assigned Frequencies: 6555.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/09/2011, Expiration Date: 05/09/2021, Certifier: Jon Duracinski
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Ekwok (Lat: 59.349250 Lon: -157.481333), Call Sign: KNKM219
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.375 MHz, 454.400 MHz, 454.425 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 08/22/2008
    Registrant: Lukas, Mcgowan, Nace & Gutierrez, Chartered, 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:

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