Holy Cross, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 177 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -22.0%
Males: 88  (50.2%)
Females: 89  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  26.1 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99602.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $36,581 (it was $21,875 in 2000)
Holy Cross:

$36,581
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $17,241 (it was $8,542 in 2000)

Holy Cross city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $112,714 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Holy Cross:

$112,714
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $125,681; Detached houses: $123,059

Median gross rent in 2013: $630.

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  • Races in Holy Cross, AK (2010)

    Holy Cross races chart
    • 16391.6%American Indian alone
    • 84.5%White alone
    • 73.9%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Holy Cross: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1968

Land area: 31.3 square miles.

Population density: 5.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Holy Cross, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Holy Cross:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.8%
  • Unemployed: 28.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Holy Cross city:

  • Never married: 57.3%
  • Now married: 22.0%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 9.6%

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

Holy Cross city:  1.3% ($411)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (335.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2644.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Shageluk, AK (5.7 miles) , Anvik, AK (5.9 miles) , Aniak, AK (6.6 miles ), Chuathbaluk, AK (6.8 miles) , Upper Kalskag, AK (7.0 miles ), Grayling, AK (7.1 miles) , Lower Kalskag, AK (7.1 miles ), Russian Mission, AK (7.6 miles ).

Latitude: 62.20 N, Longitude: 159.77 W

Area code: 907

Holy Cross household income distribution Holy Cross home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

14.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -46 (-16.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Construction (30%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Public administration (57%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (48%)
  • Material moving occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Holy Cross, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Holy Cross-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 532% 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 407.1 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 301.2 miles away from Holy Cross 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 390.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 415.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 477.8 miles away from Holy Cross center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 364.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Holy Cross topographic map

airports located in Holy Cross:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Holy Cross:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 333 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 334 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 411 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1695 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1698 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1702 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1719 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Holy Cross:

See full list of schools located in Holy Cross

Library in Holy Cross:

  • HOLY CROSS COMMUNITY/SCHOOL LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,350; Location: 210 TRAILWAY STREET; 4,503 books; 370 audio materials; 270 video materials; 50 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 5 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Yukon Kuskokwim Health Theresa Demientieff Health 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.6%
(23.3% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  60.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  21.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.5
Alaska average:

10.4

Holy Cross travel time to work - commute Holy Cross mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Holy Cross 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.2%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Holy Cross:

44.9%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Holy Cross:

30.1
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.4%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

15.2%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Holy Cross:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

43.2%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Holy Cross:

53.6%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Holy Cross, AK Residents
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 3$4,678
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$2,142
Electric Power 0$0 3$7,760
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$857
Totals for Government 0$0 11$15,437

Holy Cross government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $54,000 ($305.08)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($90.40)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($50.85)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($45.20)
    Sewerage: $5,000 ($28.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $82,000 ($463.28)

Holy Cross government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $95,000 ($536.72)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($67.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($152.54)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($5.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($101.69)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($175.14)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $81,000 ($457.63)

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 Holy Cross:

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

TV broadcast stations around Holy Cross:

  • K07RJ (Channel 7; HOLY CROSS, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09NJ (Channel 9; HOLY CROSS, AK; Owner: VILLAGE OF HOLY CROSS)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Near The Village Of Holy Cross (Lat: 62.201278 Lon: -159.781750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 38.4 m, Overall height: 39.2 m, Call Sign: WPOJ693, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: The Alaska Wireless Network, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jon Duracinski, Near The Village Of Holy Cross (Lat: 62.201278 Lon: -159.781750), Type: 39.2, Overall height: 38.4 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Alex Leavens, Near The Village Of Holy Cross (Lat: 62.201278 Lon: -159.781750), Type: 39.2, Overall height: 38.4 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jimmy R Sipes, Holy Cross Hills Mountaintop (Lat: 62.958083 Lon: -160.173361), Type: 23.5, Overall height: 22.3 m, Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Holy Cross Hills Mountaintop (Lat: 62.958083 Lon: -160.173361), Type: 23.5, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 22.3 m, Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Holy Cross, Near The Village Of Holy Cross (Lat: 62.201278 Lon: -159.781750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 38.4 m, Overall height: 39.2 m, Call Sign: WQIY831
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+4 more)Grant Date: 06/24/2008, Expiration Date: 06/24/2018, Certifier: Jon DuracinskiRegistrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • Holy Cross Hills, Holy Cross Hills Mountaintop (Lat: 62.958083 Lon: -160.173361), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 22.3 m, Overall height: 23.5 m, Call Sign: WQQC358
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.00 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2012, Expiration Date: 10/23/2022, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Holy Cross (Lat: 62.193722 Lon: -159.771806), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KXQ2, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.100 MHz, 2.91240 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 3.45040 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 5.48540 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/1998, Expiration Date: 12/10/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/15/2004Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006
  • City Office (Lat: 62.198444 Lon: -159.770694), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WPN9, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.900 MHzGrant Date: 06/25/2008, Expiration Date: 08/25/2018Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507-1245, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562
  • Holy Cross Landing Area (Lat: 62.191778 Lon: -159.780417), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3217, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.24400 MHzGrant Date: 09/07/1995, Expiration Date: 09/27/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KB2FWF, Licensee ID: L00172019, Grant Date: 11/16/1999, Expiration Date: 02/06/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2009, Certifier: Victor Ladeira, Registrant: Victor Ladeira, Holy Cross, AK 99602
  • Call Sign: AL3K, Previous Call Sign: KB2FWF, Licensee ID: L00172019, Grant Date: 12/19/2009, Expiration Date: 02/06/2020, Certifier: Victor Ladeira, Registrant: Victor Ladeira, Holy Cross, AK 99602

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 109T , Serial Number: 18-2223, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Bruce J Werba, Po Box 102, Holy Cross, AK 99602
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3377M , Serial Number: 12-2226, Year manufactured: 1947
    Registrant (Individual): Bernard Turner, , Holy Cross, AK 99602
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-160 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5050W , Serial Number: 28-61, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 09/15/1961
    Registrant (Individual): Victor E Ladeira, Po Box 12, Holy Cross, AK 99602

Most common first names in Holy Cross, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John575.2 years
James282.4 years
Margaret284.0 years
William279.5 years
Most common last names in Holy Cross, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Demientieff476.2 years
Turner472.5 years
Aloysius359.3 years
Edwards353.0 years
Gregory352.0 years
Newman380.3 years
Sims365.6 years
Andrews278.0 years
Anthony275.0 years
Paul273.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Wood (47%)

Holy Cross compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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