False Pass, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 34 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -46.9%
Males: 22  (66.7%)
Females: 12  (33.3%)
Median resident age:  32.8 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99583

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,581 (it was $49,375 in 2000)
False Pass:

$43,581
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $20,354 (it was $21,465 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,124 (it was $187,500 in 2000)
False Pass:

$96,124
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $85,500; Detached houses: $85,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $488.

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  • American Indian alone - 27 (77.1%)
  • White alone - 7 (20.0%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (2.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in False Pass: 187.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Danish (12.0%), German (8.0%), Irish (8.0%), Swedish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1990

Land area: 26.9 square miles.

Population density: 1.3 people per square mile   (very low).

False Pass, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in False Pass:

  • High school or higher: 101.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in False Pass city:

  • Never married: 63.2%
  • Now married: 5.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 31.2%

3 residents are foreign born (20.0% Oceania).

This city:  20.0%
Alaska:  6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $160 (0.2%)

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

False Pass household income distribution False Pass home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

10.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -5 (-7.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (40%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (75%)
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)

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 slightly above Alaska state average. It is 651% 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 the city 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 False Pass 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 3/22/1957 at 14:21:13, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 121.3 miles away from False Pass center
On 5/30/1991 at 13:17:41, a magnitude 7.0 (6.3 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.8 MS, 7.0 MW, Depth: 17.6 mi) earthquake occurred 70.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

False Pass compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

False Pass travel time to work - commute False Pass mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88%)
  • Other fuel (13%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 11.05%
Here: 11.0%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Aleutians East Borough:

17.83 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1
Here:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.4%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Aleutians East Borough:

28.2%
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 1$3,542$42,5040$0
Other and Unallocable 1$7,900$94,8000$0
Totals for Government 2$11,442$68,6520$0

False Pass government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $82,000 ($2411.76)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $183,000 ($5382.35)
    Financial Administration: $153,000 ($4500.00)
    General - Other: $118,000 ($3470.59)
    Regular Highways: $33,000 ($970.59)
    Libraries: $24,000 ($705.88)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $20,000 ($588.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $13,000 ($382.35)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($323.53)
    Sewerage: $10,000 ($294.12)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($264.71)
    Health Services - Other: $9,000 ($264.71)
    Water Utilities: $4,000 ($117.65)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($88.24)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($58.82)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $143,000 ($4205.88)

False Pass government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $129,000 ($3794.12)
    Solid Waste Management: $16,000 ($470.59)
    Sewerage: $6,000 ($176.47)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $45,000 ($1323.53)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($294.12)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $193,000 ($5676.47)
    Water Utilities: $3,000 ($88.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $168,000 ($4941.18)
    All Other: $10,000 ($294.12)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $51,000 ($1500.00)

False Pass government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $248,000 ($7294.12)

15.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,957 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.51%
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  1.74% ($30,462 average AGI)
from King County, WA  1.74% ($26,077)


15.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($34,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

15.96%
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  3.06% ($38,435 average AGI)
to King County, WA  2.39% ($29,444)

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)

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: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, Certifier: Tina Pidgeon
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jimmy Sipes, Primary (Lat: 54.855583 Lon: -163.410000), Type: 22.9, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Primary (Lat: 54.855583 Lon: -163.410000), Type: 22.9, Structure height: 02013 m, Overall height: 18.3 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5
  • 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, 4.15040 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 157.025 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 12.3574 MHz, 16.5324 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
    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, Certifier: Luci A Roberts
    Registrant: Apicda, 509 W 3rd Suite 101, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: (907) 260-5380, Fax: (907) 260-5390, Email:

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