Ekwok, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 131 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +0.8%
 
Males: 66  (50.6%)
Females: 65  (49.4%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip code: 99580

Estimated median household income in 2017: $23,059 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Ekwok:

$23,059
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $16,732 (it was $11,079 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $229,770 (it was $115,600 in 2000)
Ekwok:

$229,770
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $168,333; detached houses: $169,993

Median gross rent in 2017: $728.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ekwok: 113.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 29.9%
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  • Races in Ekwok, AK (2010)
    • 10187.8%American Indian alone
    • 65.2%White alone
    • 54.3%Two or more races
    • 32.6%Hispanic



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ekwok, Alaska as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Ekwok is 79 to 1.


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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 16.0 square miles.

Population density: 8.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Ekwok, Alaska map
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

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

9.9%
Alaska:

7.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+68.8%).
Most common industries in Ekwok, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (28.6%)
  • Health care (21.4%)
  • Educational services (17.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.1%)
  • Utilities (7.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (7.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (62.5%)
  • Utilities (25.0%)
  • Air transportation (12.5%)
  • Food (0.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (30.0%)
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Public administration (15.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (10.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.0%)
Most common occupations in Ekwok, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (14.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7.1%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (7.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (25.0%)
  • Plant and system operators (25.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (25.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (12.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (0.0%)
  • Accountants and auditors (0.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10.0%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (10.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (10.0%)

Average climate in Ekwok, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

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

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dillingham Census Area (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ekwok topographic map

Airports located in Ekwok:

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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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Ekwok:

Marital status in Ekwok, AK
  • Never married: 55.9%
  • Now married: 22.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.5%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

For population 25 years and over in Ekwok:

  • High school or higher: 60.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

37.3%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.2%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.3%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

32.6%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ekwok:

12.1%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ekwok:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

37.3%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Ekwok:

51.7%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ekwok:

80.1%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ekwok, 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
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 2$1,750
Gas Supply 0$0 2$1,187
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,700
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$713
Financial Administration 0$0 2$2,873
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,198
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 13$9,421

Ekwok government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $257,000 ($1961.83)
    Financial Administration: $86,000 ($656.49)
    Central Staff Services: $74,000 ($564.89)
    Electric Utilities: $9,000 ($68.70)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($38.17)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $83,000 ($633.59)

Ekwok government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $256,000 ($1954.20)
    Other: $10,000 ($76.34)
    Sewerage: $3,000 ($22.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $14,000 ($106.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $67,000 ($511.45)
    Other: $14,000 ($106.87)

6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.50% ($47,023 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 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ekwok)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

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:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ekwok, AK
  • 77.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 22.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ekwok, AK
  • 66.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 33.3%Wood


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