False Pass, Alaska

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Population in 2019: 43 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -32.8%
Males: 25  (58.2%)
Females: 18  (41.8%)
Median resident age:

42.7 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 99583

Estimated median household income in 2019: $52,729 (it was $49,375 in 2000)
False Pass:

$52,729
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $40,992 (it was $21,465 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $236,631 (it was $187,500 in 2000)
False Pass:

$236,631
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $172,561; detached houses: $172,389

Median gross rent in 2019: $863.

March 2019 cost of living index in False Pass: 103.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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  • Races in False Pass, AK (2019)
    • 4887.3%American Indian alone
    • 814.5%White alone
    • 11.8%Asian alone
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (5.4%), European (3.6%), Polish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1990

Land area: 26.9 square miles.

Population density: 1.6 people per square mile   (very low).

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2 residents are foreign born

This city:

3.6%
Alaska:

7.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
False Pass city:

0.9% ($1,750)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (663.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2580.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Cold Bay, AK (6.2 miles),
King Cove, AK (6.8 miles ),
Akutan, AK (10.4 miles ),
Nelson Lagoon, AK (10.9 miles),
Sand Point, AK (11.0 miles ),
Unalaska, AK (11.9 miles ),
Ivanof Bay, AK (13.1 miles),
Perryville, AK (13.5 miles)

Latitude: 54.83 N, Longitude: 163.40 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in False Pass, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.5%
Alaska:

8.1%

Average climate in False Pass, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

False Pass-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 3129% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/1/1946 at 12:28:56, a magnitude 8.1 (8.1 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 143.8 miles away from False Pass center, causing $25,000,000 total damage
On 1/1/1902 at 05:20:00, a magnitude 7.8 (7.8 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 202.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/14/1948 at 22:31:43, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2020 at 06:12:44, a magnitude 7.8 (7.8 MW, Depth: 17.4 mi) earthquake occurred 193.1 miles away from False Pass center
On 3/22/1957 at 14:21:13, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from False Pass center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)
False Pass topographic map

Airports located in False Pass:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to False Pass:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 662 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 662 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 875 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1759 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1771 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1774 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1791 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in False Pass:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in False Pass: City of False Pass Volunteer Fire Department (A), Eastern Aleutian Tribes Anna Hoblet Memorial Clinic (B), False Pass First Responders (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aleutians East Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in False Pass and their reported violations in the past:

FALSE PASS TREATMENT PLANT (Population served: 60, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-29-2012 to JUN-30-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-05-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2012)
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 165 regular monitoring violations
  • 74 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.0%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

20.0%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in False Pass:

Marital status in False Pass, AK
  • Never married: 69.1%
  • Now married: 15.5%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

For population 25 years and over in False Pass:

  • High school or higher: 95.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.7
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for False Pass, AK (based on Aleutians East Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox5994
Evangelical Protestant1344
Other8-
None2,400-
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: 5
This county:

17.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Aleutians East Borough:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Aleutians East Borough:

5.4%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Aleutians East Borough:

28.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.3%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.8%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

19.2%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.4%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
False Pass:

45.2%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

56.2%
Alaska:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
False Pass:

80.1%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of False Pass, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$4,429$53,1480$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,566$18,7920$0
Water Supply 1$649$7,7880$0
Electric Power 1$257$3,0842$42
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$525
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$1,619
Totals for Government 4$6,900$20,7006$2,186

False Pass government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $171,000 ($3976.74)
    Central Staff Services: $135,000 ($3139.53)
    General - Other: $128,000 ($2976.74)
    Electric Utilities: $21,000 ($488.37)
    Gas Utilities: $11,000 ($255.81)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($46.51)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($46.51)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $24,000 ($558.14)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($186.05)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($46.51)

False Pass government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $64,000 ($1488.37)
    Other: $40,000 ($930.23)
    Air Transportation: $12,000 ($279.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $93,000 ($2162.79)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $246,000 ($5720.93)
    Water Utilities: $11,000 ($255.81)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $63,000 ($1465.12)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $93,000 ($2162.79)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $27,000 ($627.91)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $3,000 ($69.77)

11.65% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,488 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.65%
Alaska average:

7.70%

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

15.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,918 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.03%
Alaska average:

8.52%

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

Strongest AM radio stations in False Pass:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSDP (830 AM; 1 kW; SAND POINT, AK; Owner: ALEUTIAN PENINSULA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around False Pass:

  • K04LG (Channel 4; FALSE PASS, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 72ft / 21.6mTotal length
  • 132Total average daily traffic
  • 182Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Within The City Of False Pass (Lat: 54.855556 Lon: -163.410000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WPON879
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2020, Expiration Date: 04/25/2030, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Jimmy Sipes, Primary (Lat: 54.855583 Lon: -163.410000), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Clynch@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, Primary (Lat: 54.855583 Lon: -163.410000), Type: 22.9, Structure height: 02013 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Clynch@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, Primary (Lat: 54.855583 Lon: -163.410000), Type: 22.9, Structure height: 02013 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, Primary (Lat: 54.855583 Lon: -163.410000), Type: 22.9, Structure height: 02013 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (800) 770-8725
  • Jimmy Sipes, At The Gci Earth Station In False Pass (Lat: 54.853306 Lon: -163.416722), Type: 9.1, Structure height: 02013 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, At The Gci Earth Station In False Pass (Lat: 54.853306 Lon: -163.416722), Type: 9.1, Structure height: 02013 m, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 54.854722 Lon: -163.409611, Call Sign: WRDF903,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.520 MHz, 151.535 MHz, 151.685 MHz, 151.715 MHz, 151.895 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/2019, Expiration Date: 04/19/2029, Certifier: Stephen Hendricks, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6
  • Peter Pan Dock (Lat: 54.854417 Lon: -162.394778), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KIJ23, Licensee ID: L00009483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 157.025 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 12.3574 MHz, 16.5324 MHz, 4.15040 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2000, Expiration Date: 08/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: Peter Pan Communications Inc, 2200 6th Ave Ste 1000, Seattle, WA 98121-1820
  • Stonewall Pl (Lat: 54.832722 Lon: -163.338111), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KIY99,
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.15040 MHz, Grant Date: 09/21/2004, Expiration Date: 09/22/2014, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2014, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Peter Pan Dock (Lat: 54.854417 Lon: -162.394778), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KWF27, Licensee ID: L00009483,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.48340 MHz, 2.51340 MHz, 3.26240 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, Grant Date: 08/28/2000, Expiration Date: 08/28/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: Peter Pan Communications Inc, 2200 6th Ave Ste 1000, Seattle, WA 98121
  • 1000 Beach Rd Bps (Lat: 54.749111 Lon: -163.335333), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHW601, Licensee ID: L00282980,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 156.900 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2000, Expiration Date: 09/13/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Registrant: Bering Pacific Seafoods LLC, 1000 Beach Rd, False Pass, AK 99583
  • 1000 Beach Rd Bps (Lat: 54.749111 Lon: -163.335333), Type: Building, Structure height: 152 m, Call Sign: WQIL756,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 156.900 MHz, 156.800 MHz, Grant Date: 03/12/2008, Expiration Date: 03/12/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2018, Certifier: Luci A Roberts, Registrant: Apicda, 509 W 3rd Suite 101, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: (907) 260-5380, Fax: (907) 260-5390, Email:
  • 1 Km N/Nw Of Pakf In False Pass, Alaska (Lat: 54.854889 Lon: -163.414639), Type: Bant, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WRKR520,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.975 MHz, 162.025 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2021, Expiration Date: 02/02/2031, Certifier: Bryan Hinderberger, Registrant: Marine Exchange Of Alaska, 1050 Harbor Way, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: (907) 463-4292, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in False Pass, AK
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in False Pass, AK
  • 88.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.1%Wood


False Pass compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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