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Population in 2012: 285 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.7%
 

Males: 151  (53.1%)
Females: 134  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  25.8 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99746.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $28,247 (it was $27,000 in 2000)
Huslia:

$28,247
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,605

Huslia city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $160,309 (it was $83,300 in 2000)
Huslia:

$160,309
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $165,670; Detached houses: $165,670

Median gross rent in 2012: $760.

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  • American Indian alone - 254 (92.4%)
  • White alone - 18 (6.5%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (1.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Huslia: 115.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 16.4 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Huslia:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Huslia city:

  • Never married: 53.7%
  • Now married: 36.1%
  • Separated: 3.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 2.0%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Huslia, Alaska as of August 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Huslia to the number of sex offenders is 285 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.1%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.5%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +89 (+43.6%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Secondary school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (15%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (13%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)

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Earthquake activity:

Huslia-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 76.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2003 at 18:27:46, a magnitude 5.1 (4.6 MB, 5.1 ML, 4.8 ML, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 15.2 miles away from Huslia center
On 10/28/2008 at 14:30:13, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.9 MW, 4.7 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/1997 at 01:42:37, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.9 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 71.6 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1995 at 09:56:37, a magnitude 4.9 (4.5 MB, 4.3 MS, 4.6 ML, 4.9 ML, Depth: 4.8 mi) earthquake occurred 82.0 miles away from Huslia center
On 9/3/1994 at 01:07:08, a magnitude 4.7 (4.1 ML, 4.7 ML, Depth: 11.9 mi) earthquake occurred 39.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 372 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1688 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1691 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1713 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1741 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1749 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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 PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 293, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.1%
(37.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.7% for American Indian residents, 88.6% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Huslia, AK

Huslia compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Huslia travel time to work - commute


Huslia mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Wood (25%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.73%
Here48.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents52.4%39.8%4.2%3.3%0.3%
Congregations45.9%29.7%10.8%10.8%2.7%
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:

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 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$3,780$45,3600$0
Water Supply 0$0 2$4,168
Electric Power 0$0 2$1,940
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,362
Totals for Government 1$3,780$45,3606$8,470

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $84,000 ($294.74)
    Central Staff Services: $48,000 ($168.42)
    Health Services - Other: $20,000 ($70.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $6,000 ($21.05)
    Regular Highways: $4,000 ($14.04)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($3.51)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $85,000 ($298.25)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $111,000 ($389.47)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $63,000 ($221.05)
    All Other: $17,000 ($59.65)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($35.09)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.33% ($20,208 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.97% ($33,200)


10.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  4.72% ($29,294 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($31,538)

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 Antenna Towers:

1
  • shadow steele, Huslia Airport (Lat: 65.696083 Lon: -156.367167), Type: 30.1, Overall height: 30.1 m
    Registrant: 3864459156, Jdsouthmayd@msn.Com, 4 OCEAN RIDGE BOULEVARD SOUTH

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:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1251B , Serial Number: 18051756, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 08/19/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Donald E Ernst, Po Box 95, Huslia, AK 99746



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  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Music stores"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
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  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households"
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