Halibut Cove, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 76. Population change since 2000: +117.1%
Males: 39  (52.4%)
Females: 37  (47.6%)
Median resident age:  64.7 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years
Estimated median household income in 2013: $172,687 (it was $127,010 in 2000)
Halibut Cove:

$172,687
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $40,536 (it was $89,895 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $626,674 (it was $335,700 in 2000)
Halibut Cove:

$626,674
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $232,348; Detached houses: $238,493; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,508; In 2-unit structures: $170,709; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $402,730; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,277; Mobile homes: $58,543; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,354
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  • Races in Halibut Cove, AK (2010)

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    • 6585.5%White alone
    • 56.6%American Indian alone
    • 56.6%Two or more races
    • 11.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Halibut Cove: 117.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (37.9%), German (20.7%), Danish (3.4%), French (3.4%), Irish (3.4%), Polish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 50 feet

Land area: 8.12 square miles.

Population density: 9.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Halibut Cove, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Halibut Cove:

  • High school or higher: 100.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 71.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 56.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Halibut Cove CDP:

  • Never married: 54.4%
  • Now married: 45.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $891 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (121.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2305.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Miller Landing, AK (2.9 miles) , Kachemak, AK (2.9 miles ), Fritz Creek, AK (3.0 miles ), Homer, AK (3.3 miles ), Diamond Ridge, AK (3.6 miles ), Seldovia Village, AK (4.0 miles) , Seldovia, AK (4.5 miles ), Fox River, AK (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 59.60 N, Longitude: 151.23 W

Area code: 907

Halibut Cove household income distribution Halibut Cove home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (75%)
  • Sales and related occupations (25%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Halibut Cove, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Halibut Cove-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 781% 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 157.9 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 191.6 miles away from Halibut Cove 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 296.0 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 304.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 213.4 miles away from Halibut Cove center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 198.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals and medical centers near Halibut Cove:

  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HOMER, AK)
  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOMER, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Halibut Cove:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 121 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 121 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 380 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1366 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1369 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1370 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1389 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Kenai Peninsula Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Halibut Cove and their reported violations in the past:

SALTRY (Population served: 75, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2009
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2007
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Halibut Cove compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly above 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 below state average.
  • Median age significantly above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Alaska average:

10.4

Halibut Cove travel time to work - commute Halibut Cove mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (50%)
  • Wood (38%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Halibut Cove CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68881
Other3,07913
Catholic2,8106
Mainline Protestant1,40715
Orthodox8598
None37,557-
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: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Halibut Cove:

  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Halibut Cove:

  • K243AH (96.5 FM; KACHEMAK CITY, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K292ED (106.3 FM; KACHEMAK CITY, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMM., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Halibut Cove:

  • K12NW (Channel 12; HALIBUT COVE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K08JY (Channel 8; HALIBUT COVE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • HALIBUT COVE, N Side Of Ismailof Island (Lat: 59.598556 Lon: -151.241528), Structure height: 3 m, Call Sign: WPOR604
    Assigned Frequencies: 6760.62 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 06/01/2018, Certifier: Lars A Danner
    Registrant: Karen Brinkmann Pllc, 2300 N Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 365-0325, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: WARREN JOHN L CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1647 , Serial Number: STD 1517, Airworthiness Date: 07/29/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 6406, Halibut Cove, AK 99603

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