Golovin, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 161 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 
Males: 87  (54.5%)
Females: 74  (45.5%)
Median resident age:  25.0 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99762

Estimated median household income in 2012: $31,173 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Golovin:

$31,173
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,238 (it was $13,281 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $59,755 (it was $65,800 in 2000)
Golovin:

$59,755
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $70,775; Detached houses: $70,775

Median gross rent in 2012: $725.

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Golovin races chart
  • American Indian alone - 145 (92.9%)
  • White alone - 7 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.6%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Golovin: 109.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (1.5%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 3.74 square miles.

Population density: 43 people per square mile   (very low).

Golovin, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Golovin:

  • High school or higher: 89.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Golovin city:

  • Never married: 42.0%
  • Now married: 32.7%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  3.2%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Golovin, Alaska as of April 27, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Golovin to the number of sex offenders is 54 to 1.


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

Golovin city:  1.1% ($700)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (477.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2808.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: White Mountain, AK (3.8 miles ), Elim, AK (4.8 miles ), Shaktoolik, AK (7.5 miles ), Koyuk, AK (7.8 miles ), Nome, AK (8.4 miles ), Stebbins, AK (8.7 miles ), St. Michael, AK (8.9 miles ), Unalakleet, AK (9.0 miles ).

Latitude: 64.54 N, Longitude: 163.03 W

Area code: 907

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

13.4%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +17 (+13.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Information (16%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Educational services (43%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Finance and insurance (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (19%)
  • Top executives (13%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Special education teachers (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (8%)

Average climate in Golovin, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Golovin-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 268% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 362.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 543.0 miles away from Golovin center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 467.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 255.8 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/2005 at 07:16:57, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.0 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Golovin center
On 6/18/2000 at 15:37:13, a magnitude 5.1 (4.7 MB, 5.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Golovin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Golovin:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 449 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 475 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 476 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1837 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1841 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1849 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1862 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Golovin:

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Notable locations in Golovin: Golovin Volunteer Fire Department (A), Norton Sound Health Irene L Aukongak Dagumaaq Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Nome Census Area 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 Golovin and their reported violations in the past:

GOLOVIN COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from OCT-08-2013 to APR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from OCT-08-2013 to APR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-15-2013 to OCT-08-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from JUL-15-2013 to OCT-08-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-10-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2013)
  • 54 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2014. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-08-2014)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 41 regular monitoring violations
  • 85 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 26.4%
(0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  67.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Golovin compared to Alaska state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (89%)
  • Wood (9%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Golovin city (based on Nome Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.58%
Here: 48.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic Church The Evangelical Covenant ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents34.5%31.8%9.8%6.8%17.2%
Congregations15.6%18.8%21.9%15.6%28.1%
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: 12
Nome Census Area:

12.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nome Census Area:

31.4%
Alaska:

27.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 6$13,993
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$1,278
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$951
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,480
Electric Power 2$12,646$75,8760$0
Totals for Government 2$12,646$75,87622$17,702

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

  • Construction - General: $46,000 ($285.71)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $379,000 ($2354.04)
    Electric Utilities: $172,000 ($1068.32)
    Financial Administration: $77,000 ($478.26)
    Sewerage: $48,000 ($298.14)
    Water Utilities: $21,000 ($130.43)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($118.01)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($93.17)
    Health Services - Other: $15,000 ($93.17)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($74.53)
    Fire Protection: $5,000 ($31.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $4,000 ($24.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $399,000 ($2478.26)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $287,000 ($1782.61)
    Sewerage: $51,000 ($316.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($49.69)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $20,000 ($124.22)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $166,000 ($1031.06)
    Water Utilities: $22,000 ($136.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($198.76)

Golovin government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $56,000 ($347.83)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $56,000 ($347.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $16,000 ($99.38)

7.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
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  2.03% ($31,746 average AGI)
from Northwest Arctic Borough, AK  0.55% ($36,438)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.45% ($39,462)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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  1.69% ($35,020 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.48% ($43,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Golovin:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Golovin:

  • K07QX (Channel 7; GOLOVIN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LH (Channel 4; GOLOVIN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Golovin)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Golovin, 67.6 Km E Of Solomon (Lat: 64.542583 Lon: -163.036722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQPH859
    Assigned Frequencies: 6630.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2012, Expiration Date: 05/23/2022, Certifier: Nicholas Jordon
    Registrant: Alascom, Inc., 501 E Bluff Drive, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: (907) 264-7347, Email:
  • Gill Repeater, 4.2 Miles Se Of Nome Council Rd (Lat: 64.616972 Lon: -164.201639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 20.3 m, Overall height: 22.6 m, Call Sign: WQRF582
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6404.79 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/02/2013, Expiration Date: 05/02/2023, Certifier: Jimmy Sipes
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • GOLOVIN, 42 Mi E Of Solomon (Lat: 64.542583 Lon: -163.036722), Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WHE524
    Assigned Frequencies: 2122.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2005
    Registrant: Alascom, Inc., 1200 Peachtree St, 5w30, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4020, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:


FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Golovin)
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