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Population in 2012: 201 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.6%
 

Males: 105  (52.7%)
Females: 96  (47.3%)

Median resident age:  23.4 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99590

Estimated median household income in 2012: $23,606 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Grayling:

$23,606
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,872

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $115,905 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Grayling:

$115,905
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,462; Detached houses: $108,462

Median gross rent in 2012: $940.

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  • American Indian alone - 169 (87.1%)
  • White alone - 13 (6.7%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (6.2%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Grayling: 105.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Norwegian (2.6%), German (2.1%), Swedish (2.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1969

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Grayling:

  • High school or higher: 59.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.9%
  • Unemployed: 33.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grayling city:

  • Never married: 56.6%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.4%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Grayling, Alaska as of September 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Grayling to the number of sex offenders is 201 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (354.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2675.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Anvik, AK (4.3 miles) , Shageluk, AK (4.9 miles) , Holy Cross, AK (7.1 miles ), Unalakleet, AK (8.4 miles ), Flat, AK (8.5 miles) , St. Michael, AK (8.5 miles ), Stebbins, AK (9.0 miles ), Russian Mission, AK (9.4 miles ).

Latitude: 62.91 N, Longitude: 160.07 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.5%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-5.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (40%)
  • Utilities (20%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (21%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Religious workers (7%)
  • Child care workers (7%)
  • Cashiers (26%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (17%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (9%)


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Earthquake activity:

Grayling-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/26/1991 at 19:17:32, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 75.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/22/1992 at 23:27:04, a magnitude 3.8 (3.0 MB, 3.3 ML, 3.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.4 miles away from Grayling center
On 1/14/1995 at 07:21:08, a magnitude 3.4 (3.2 ML, 3.4 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 10.7 miles away from the city center
On 12/19/2007 at 17:03:04, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 14.6 mi) earthquake occurred 63.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/18/2004 at 23:14:21, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Grayling center
On 9/28/1992 at 19:34:22, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, Depth: 0.5 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Airports located in Grayling:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grayling:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 353 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 396 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1718 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1721 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1742 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1768 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1774 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high school in Grayling:

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Library in Grayling:

  • GRAYLING COMMUNITY/SCHOOL LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,614; Location: DAVID LOUIS SCHOOL BUILDING; 6,512 books; 114 audio materials; 395 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 8 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Yukon Kuskokwim Health Grayling Clinic (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Yukon-Koyukuk 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 Grayling and their reported violations in the past:

GRAYLING WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 195, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2005), St Other (JUL-27-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2005), St Other (JUL-27-2005)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2004. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2005), St Other (JUL-27-2005)
  • 17 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2005
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 minor monitoring violations
  • 95 regular monitoring violations
  • 48 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 29.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  18.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Grayling, AK

Grayling compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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.
  • 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Grayling travel time to work - commute


Grayling mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Coal or coke (8%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Grayling city (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.73%
Here48.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents52.4%39.8%4.2%3.3%0.3%
Congregations45.9%29.7%10.8%10.8%2.7%
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$4,020
Electric Power 0$0 3$1,400
Totals for Government 0$0 11$5,420

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $76,000 ($378.11)
    Electric Utilities: $18,000 ($89.55)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($54.73)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($24.88)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($24.88)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($19.90)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($4.98)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $62,000 ($308.46)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $65,000 ($323.38)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($59.70)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($94.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($9.95)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($4.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($24.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($154.23)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $77,000 ($383.08)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $77,000 ($383.08)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($497.51)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.33% ($20,208 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.97% ($33,200)


10.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  4.72% ($29,294 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($31,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Grayling:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Grayling:

  • K09PC (Channel 9; GRAYLING, AK; Owner: CITY OF GRAYLING)
  • K11QH (Channel 11; GRAYLING, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 12


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Within The Village Of Grayling (Lat: 62.906417 Lon: -160.063056), Type: Tower, Structure height: 29.2 m, Overall height: 30.4 m, Call Sign: WPOJ693, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Steve Hamlen
    Registrant: Unicom, Inc.

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Alex Leavens, Within The Village Of Grayling, Alaska (Lat: 62.906417 Lon: -160.063056), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 29.2 m
    Registrant: 9072735219, Aleavens@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jon Duracinski, Within The Village Of Grayling, Alaska (Lat: 62.906417 Lon: -160.063056), Type: 30.4, Overall height: 29.2 m
    Registrant: 9072735219, Aleavens@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jimmy R Sipes, Within The Village Of Grayling, Alaska (Lat: 62.906417 Lon: -160.063056), Type: 21.3, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Village Of Grayling, Alaska (Lat: 62.906417 Lon: -160.063056), Type: 21.3, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Lat: 62.894556 Lon: -160.064917, Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KJG3, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.800 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.300 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHz, 131.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/1994, Expiration Date: 08/10/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4325Z , Serial Number: 18-8641, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 01/31/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Rodney Deacon, General Delivery, Grayling, AK 99590, Other Owners: Henry Deacon


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