Huslia, Alaska

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Population in 2019: 258 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.9%
 
Males: 114  (44.5%)
Females: 144  (55.5%)
Median resident age:

26.2 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip codes: 99746.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $38,608 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Huslia:

$38,608
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,640 (it was $10,983 in 2000)

Huslia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $55,949 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Huslia:

$55,949
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $111,698; detached houses: $109,619

Median gross rent in 2019: $699.

March 2019 cost of living index in Huslia: 103.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 28.2%
(38.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 31.1% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Huslia, AK (2019)
    • 32889.6%American Indian alone
    • 267.1%Hispanic
    • 174.6%Two or more races
    • 164.4%White alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Huslia, Alaska as of September 19, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Huslia is 437 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (2.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

Huslia, Alaska map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $256 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (372.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2683.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Hughes, AK (8.0 miles),
Galena, AK (8.2 miles ),
Koyukuk, AK (8.3 miles),
Ruby, AK (8.5 miles),
Nulato, AK (9.2 miles ),
Shungnak, AK (9.2 miles ),
Kobuk, AK (9.2 miles),
Ambler, AK (10.2 miles )

Latitude: 65.70 N, Longitude: 156.39 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Huslia, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Huslia, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.9%
Alaska:

8.1%
Population change in the 1990s: +89 (+43.6%).
Most common industries in Huslia, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (22.3%)
  • Public administration (14.9%)
  • Construction (13.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (28.3%)
  • Educational services (21.7%)
  • Public administration (17.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (8.7%)
  • Utilities (6.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.9%)
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (16.7%)
  • Public administration (12.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.4%)
  • Music stores (6.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
Most common occupations in Huslia, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.6%)
  • Carpenters (9.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (19.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (6.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.3%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.3%)

Average climate in Huslia, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Huslia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2854% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 422.0 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME) earthquake occurred 296.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 304.8 miles away from Huslia 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2018 at 17:29:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 29.0 mi) earthquake occurred 360.3 miles away from Huslia center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Huslia:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Huslia:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 255 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 372 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 372 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1688 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1691 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1705 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1713 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Huslia:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Huslia: Huslia Volunteer Fire Department (A), Tanana Chiefs Conference Huslia Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Long Lake (A), Mingogut Lake (B). Display/hide their locations 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 Huslia and their reported violations in the past:

HUSLIA (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-03-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2007), St Other (DEC-05-2007), St Compliance achieved (DEC-18-2007), St Other (2 times from MAY-14-2008 to AUG-26-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-17-2009)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

16.5%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Huslia:

Marital status in Huslia, AK
  • Never married: 45.0%
  • Now married: 42.3%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 6.7%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

For population 25 years and over in Huslia:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 18.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Alaska average:

10.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Huslia

Religion statistics for Huslia, AK (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

7.0%
Alaska:

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

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Huslia:

46.7%
State:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.5%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Huslia:

30.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Huslia:

18.9%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

14.7%
Alaska:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.1%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
This city:

54.5%
Alaska:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.3%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Huslia, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 6$7,204$14,4081$1,169
Electric Power 2$2,806$16,8360$0
Water Supply 1$2,340$28,0801$903
Totals for Government 9$12,350$16,4672$2,073

Huslia government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $108,000 ($418.60)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($220.93)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($93.02)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($15.50)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,000 ($7.75)

Huslia government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $94,000 ($364.34)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $85,000 ($329.46)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $45,000 ($174.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $710,000 ($2751.94)

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.16% ($41,523 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Huslia:

  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Huslia:

  • K09QD (Channel 9; HUSLIA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04JS (Channel 4; HUSLIA, AK; Owner: HUSLIA VILLAGE COUNCIL)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PH RELAY NEW, 12 Miles Sw Of Huslia Airport (Lat: 65.547639 Lon: -156.445361), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQWX967, Licensee ID: L01175545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6019.32 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 5960.02 MHz, Grant Date: 12/22/2015, Expiration Date: 12/22/2025, Certifier: Christopher J Mcneal, Registrant: Drs Global Enterprise Solutions, Inc., 307 1st St West Suite 6, Polson, MT 59860, Phone: (800) 330-0784, Fax: (406) 883-5812, Email:
  • HUSLIA DIREC, Rocky Road And Min-Googa Blvd (Lat: 65.701806 Lon: -156.383167), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQYX405, Licensee ID: L01175545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6271.36 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, 6271.36 MHz, 6330.66 MHz, Grant Date: 02/21/2017, Expiration Date: 02/21/2027, Certifier: Christopher J Mcneal, Registrant: Drs Technical Services Inc., 307 1st Street West, Polson, MT 59860, Phone: (800) 330-0784, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Lat: 65.698861 Lon: -156.400111, Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KWX68, Licensee ID: L00002062,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.29440 MHz, 3.35540 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, Grant Date: 11/03/1994, Expiration Date: 12/29/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Lat: 65.699417 Lon: -156.402611, Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KXK2, Licensee ID: L00011273,
    Assigned Frequencies: 130.100 MHz, 130.300 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 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
  • Huslia Airport (Lat: 65.682750 Lon: -156.402583), Type: Building, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WXK2, Licensee ID: L00017315,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.900 MHz, 123.100 MHz, Grant Date: 08/22/1996, Expiration Date: 11/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/14/2002, Registrant: City Of Huslia, 58 Dakli St, Huslia, AK 99746

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5210L, N5210L, N-5210L, Serial Number: 28-4502, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 11/17/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Lee Ray Dewilde, Po Box 104, Huslia, AK 99746
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 92544, N92544, N-92544, Serial Number: 12-73, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 03/09/1995, Certificate Issue Date: 12/26/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Lee R Dewilde, Po Box 104, Huslia, AK 99746

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Huslia, AK
  • 60.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 39.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Huslia, AK
  • 50.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 50.0%Wood


Huslia 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Huslia on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #43 (99746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
  • #49 (99746) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Slovak first ancestries"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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