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Population in 2012: 120 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -7.7%
 

Males: 57  (47.9%)
Females: 63  (52.1%)

Median resident age:  27.3 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99580

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,668 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Ekwok:

$30,668
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,214

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $122,395 (it was $115,600 in 2000)
Ekwok:

$122,395
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $117,667; Detached houses: $117,667

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  • American Indian alone - 101 (87.8%)
  • White alone - 6 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Ekwok: 120.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.4%), Norwegian (7.9%), English (2.9%), Polish (1.4%), Scottish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 16.0 square miles.

Population density: 7.5 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Ekwok:

  • High school or higher: 56.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ekwok city:

  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 8.0%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Ekwok, Alaska as of August 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Ekwok to the number of sex offenders is 120 to 1.


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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.3%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +53 (+68.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (70%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Public administration (38%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (21%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (25%)
  • Plant and system operators (25%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (25%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (10%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (10%)
  • Child care workers (10%)


Average climate in Ekwok, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Ekwok-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/2001 at 07:32:43, a magnitude 6.8 (5.7 MB, 6.8 MW, Depth: 81.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 88.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/1990 at 16:12:21, a magnitude 6.3 (6.1 MB, 6.3 MB, Depth: 131.1 mi) earthquake occurred 45.2 miles away from Ekwok center
On 2/27/2003 at 15:35:30, a magnitude 5.5 (5.3 MB, 5.5 MW, 5.3 MW, Depth: 125.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 49.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/1998 at 03:55:51, a magnitude 5.4 (5.0 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 96.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/9/1998 at 04:58:33, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.1 MS, 4.8 ML, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Ekwok center
On 5/22/1995 at 20:08:32, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Depth: 107.1 mi) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 292 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 492 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1572 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1575 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1595 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1618 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1623 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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 2012: 19.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Ekwok, AK

Ekwok compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Ekwok travel time to work - commute


Ekwok mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (83%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.58%
Here34.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesMoravian Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents26.9%24.0%13.7%13.6%21.9%
Congregations13.3%33.3%6.7%13.3%33.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$1,781
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$442
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$743
Electric Power 0$0 1$1,085
Gas Supply 0$0 1$736
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,054
Totals for Government 0$0 7$5,841

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

  • Construction - General: $110,000 ($916.67)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $131,000 ($1091.67)
    Electric Utilities: $104,000 ($866.67)
    Financial Administration: $91,000 ($758.33)
    Central Staff Services: $18,000 ($150.00)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($150.00)
    Police Protection: $6,000 ($50.00)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($33.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $193,000 ($1608.33)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $163,000 ($1358.33)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($83.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $62,000 ($516.67)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $173,000 ($1441.67)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $30,000 ($250.00)

7.55% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.55%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.80% ($37,577 average AGI)


9.12% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,149 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.12%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.06% ($33,356 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:

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  • 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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