U.S. Cities - City-Data Homepage  
Gustavus, Alaska forum City-Data.com Homepage

Gustavus, Alaska



Jump to a detailed profile or search
site with Google Custom Search

Back to Gustavus, AK housing info, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, AK smaller cities, AK small cities, All Cities.


Gustavus Gustavus: who knows Gustavus: the beach down from whitzend Gustavus: GUSTAVUS Dock from Pleasant Island
Gustavus: Gus the Bear greets visitors at 4 corners Gustavus: aerial view toward Excursion Ridge of the Gustavus Flats Gustavus: home with clouds Gustavus
Gustavus: beach
 

Submit your own pictures of this place and show them to the World

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2012: 437 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.9%
 

Males: 240  (55.0%)
Females: 197  (45.0%)

Median resident age:  49.1 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99826.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,781 (it was $34,766 in 2000)
Gustavus:

$52,781
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $39,721

Gustavus CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $232,531 (it was $142,000 in 2000)
Gustavus:

$232,531
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $241,559; Detached houses: $241,559

Median gross rent in 2012: $794.

Gustavus, AK residents, houses, and apartments details

Business Search - 14 Million verified businesses
Search for: near:  
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Gustavus races chart
  • White alone - 398 (90.0%)
  • Two or more races - 19 (4.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (2.7%)
  • Hispanic - 7 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (1.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

Races in Gustavus detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Gustavus: 113.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Gustavus, AK forum
Recent posts about Gustavus, Alaska on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Gustavus is mentioned 77 times on our forum:
Questions about Gustavus  (2 replies)
Where is the best place in Alaska to live?  (69 replies)
Gustavus and Hughsnet  (7 replies)
Questions About Bigfoot  (108 replies)
Gustavus Fishing Insight  (1 reply)
Fairbanks. The Next Hollywood Studios  (56 replies)

Latest news from Gustavus, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (22.0%), English (11.1%), Irish (7.7%), Swedish (5.5%), Welsh (3.3%), Scottish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 37.7 square miles.

Population density: 12 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

Gustavus,AK real estate house value index trend





Recent Home Sales
Address:
City

State
Zip
Min Price (optional)

Max Price (optional)
Prioritization:



Gustavus, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Gustavus:

  • High school or higher: 97.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 48.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 22.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Gustavus CDP:

  • Never married: 13.0%
  • Now married: 71.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

28 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe).

This place:  5.5%
Alaska:  6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,750 (1.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,100 (1.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (522.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1864.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Excursion Inlet, AK (3.5 miles) , Hoonah, AK (4.9 miles ), Whitestone Logging Camp, AK (5.0 miles) , Game Creek, AK (5.1 miles) , Elfin Cove, AK (5.2 miles) , Pelican, AK (6.0 miles) , Juneau city and borough, AK (6.7 miles ), Tenakee Springs, AK (6.9 miles) .

Latitude: 58.42 N, Longitude: 135.75 W

Area code: 907

Gustavus household income distribution Gustavus home values distribution

This place's Wikipedia profile

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (12%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Rail and water transportation workers (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (5%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (5%)

Work and jobs in Gustavus: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Gustavus, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Gustavus, Alaska average temperatures Gustavus, Alaska average precipitation
 
Gustavus, Alaska humidity
 
Gustavus, Alaska wind speed
 
Gustavus, Alaska clear and cloudy days
 

Back to the top

Earthquake activity:

Gustavus-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 121% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 19.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 71.4 miles away from Gustavus center
On 7/1/1973 at 13:33:34, a magnitude 6.7 (6.1 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 UK, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 74.5 miles away from the city center
On 7/3/1973 at 16:59:35, a magnitude 6.4 (6.0 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.4 UK) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/6/2000 at 10:42:25, a magnitude 6.2 (5.5 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.1 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 48.3 miles away from Gustavus center
On 7/11/1990 at 15:14:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 68.0 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Gustavus, AK

Airports located in Gustavus:

  • Gustavus Airport (Runways: 2, Commercial Ops: 200, Air Taxi Ops: 3,300, Itinerant Ops: 2,000, Local Ops: 200, Military Ops: 50)

Local government website: www.gustavus-ak.gov

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Gustavus:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 525 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 595 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 857 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 860 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 882 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 910 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 918 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high school in Gustavus:

See full list of schools located in Gustavus

Library in Gustavus:

  • GUSTAVUS PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $67,025; Location: 14 GUSTAVUS ROAD; 11,020 books; 106 audio materials; 769 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 26 print serial subscriptions)

Click to draw/clear place borders

Notable locations in Gustavus: Glacier Bay Lodge (A), United States National Park Service Headquarters (B), Glacier Bay National Park Fire Department (C), Gustavus Airport Fire Department (D), Gustavus Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Salmon River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Glacier Bay Country Inn (Po Box 5) (1), Annie Mae Lodge (2 Grandpas Farm Road) (2), Meadow's Glacier Bay Guest House (Ip) (PO Box 93) (3), Gustavus Inn at Glacier Bay (Po Box 60) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon 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 Gustavus and their reported violations in the past:

GUSTAVUS INN (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
BEAR TRACK INN (Population served: 35, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2004
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2004
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2004
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2004
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2004
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2004
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
GLACIER BAY COUNTRY INN (Address: 1 MILE TONG ROAD , Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 10.4%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 46.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Gustavus, AK

Gustavus compared to Alaska 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


Back to the top

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Gustavus, Alaska:

  • Bear Track Inn, PO Box 255, Gustavus, AK 99826 , Phone: (907) 697-3017
  • Gustavus Inn At Glacier Bay, One Mile Gustavus Rd, Gustavus, AK 99826 , Phone: (907) 697-2254
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Gustavus, Alaska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Gustavus travel time to work - commute


Gustavus mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (62%)
  • Wood (28%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Gustavus CDP (based on Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.06%
Here25.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSalvation ArmyPresbyterian Church (USA)Catholic ChurchAssemblies of GodOther
Adherents37.6%21.3%19.3%12.4%9.4%
Congregations12.5%18.8%43.8%12.5%12.5%
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:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area:

34.3%
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 1$2,300$27,6000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,300$27,6000$0
Local Libraries 0$0 2$1,300
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$600
Totals for Government 2$4,600$27,6003$1,900


8.33% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,073 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.33%
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 Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.52% ($41,100 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.76% ($25,700)


9.36% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($37,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.36%
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 Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.57% ($50,476 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.90% ($19,750)

Strongest AM radio stations in Gustavus:

  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIFW (1230 AM; 1 kW; SITKA, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Gustavus:

  • K201AM (88.1 FM; GUSTAVUS, AK; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Gustavus:

  • K02LW (Channel 2; GUSTAVUS, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MR (Channel 4; GUSTAVUS, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 3
Total length: 38 meters (125ft)
Total average daily traffic: 1,092
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,212

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

6
  • Call Sign: KL7XK, Licensee ID: L01034367
    Grant Date: 09/23/2005, Expiration Date: 09/23/2015
    Registrant: Michael S Pedersen, Box 420, Gustavus, AK 99826
  • Call Sign: WL7BRR, Licensee ID: L00616884
    Grant Date: 10/06/2005, Expiration Date: 10/19/2014, Certifier: Jacob G Musslewhite
    Registrant: Jacob G Musslewhite, Gustavus, AK 99826
  • Call Sign: WL7CSI
    Grant Date: 03/28/1996, Expiration Date: 03/28/2006, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2008
    Registrant: Bruce R Shingledecker, Gustavus, AK 99826
  • Call Sign: WL7CSJ, Licensee ID: L00135861
    Grant Date: 01/04/2006, Expiration Date: 03/28/2016, Certifier: Charles L Schroth
    Registrant: Charles L Schroth, Gustavus, AK 99826-0300
  • Call Sign: WL7ZC, Licensee ID: L00323048
    Grant Date: 09/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/08/2014, Certifier: William L Unkel
    Registrant: William L Unkel, 4 B River Bend Rd, Gustavus, AK 99826
  • Call Sign: KL1HE, Licensee ID: L00456879
    Grant Date: 01/28/2002, Expiration Date: 01/28/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/27/2002, Certifier: John F Fors
    Registrant: John F Fors, Gustavus, AK 99826


FAA Registered Aircraft:

31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Gustavus)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 4


Gustavus on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Air transportation"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Arts, entertainment, and recreation"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents"
  • #78 (99826) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Icelander first ancestries"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
Cost of Living Calculator

Back to Gustavus, AK housing info, Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska, AK smaller cities, AK small cities, All Cities.

 

Back to the top




Recent home sales and price trends information powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2013 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2003-2014 Advameg, Inc.