Grayling, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 198 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +2.1%
 
Males: 112  (56.9%)
Females: 86  (43.1%)
Median resident age:  25.1 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99590

Estimated median household income in 2013: $23,608 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Grayling:

$23,608
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,604 (it was $7,049 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $140,656 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Grayling:

$140,656
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $138,734; Detached houses: $135,839

Median gross rent in 2013: $985.

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  • Races in Grayling, AK (2010)

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    • 16987.1%American Indian alone
    • 136.7%White alone
    • 126.2%Two or more races
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Grayling: 115.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1969

Land area: 10.9 square miles.

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

Grayling, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Grayling:

  • High school or higher: 62.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 20.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Grayling city:

  • Never married: 56.0%
  • Now married: 30.8%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.5%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Grayling, Alaska as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Grayling to the number of sex offenders is 201 to 1.


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

Grayling city:  1.9% ($325)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

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

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

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -11 (-5.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (44%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Retail trade (47%)
  • Public administration (41%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • 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 in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (56%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (24%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (24%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)

Average climate in Grayling, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Grayling-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 380% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 424.3 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 290.0 miles away from Grayling center
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 386.3 miles away from the city center
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 317.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi) earthquake occurred 272.0 miles away from Grayling 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) earthquake occurred 223.0 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 Grayling:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Grayling:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 352 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 353 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 396 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1718 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1721 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1727 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1742 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Grayling:

See full list of schools located in Grayling

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 and GWR) - In NOV-2013
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2013
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2013
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2013)
  • 15 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014
  • 40 routine major monitoring violations
  • 233 regular monitoring violations
  • 268 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 38.5%
(39.4% for American Indian 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

Grayling compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above 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 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.2
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Wood (27%)
  • Coal or coke (4%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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: 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 2012)
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 13$8,834
Electric Power 0$0 5$3,076
Totals for Government 0$0 18$11,910

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $76,000 ($383.84)
    Electric Utilities: $18,000 ($90.91)
    Sewerage: $11,000 ($55.56)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($25.25)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($25.25)
    Health Services - Other: $4,000 ($20.20)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($5.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $62,000 ($313.13)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $65,000 ($328.28)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($60.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $19,000 ($95.96)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($10.10)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.05)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($25.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($156.57)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $77,000 ($388.89)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $77,000 ($388.89)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $100,000 ($505.05)

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

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
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 10Total average daily traffic
  • 12Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

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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