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Population in 2012: 556 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.7%
Males: 304  (54.7%)
Females: 252  (45.3%)

Median resident age:  41.6 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99830, 99833.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,712 (it was $39,643 in 2000)
Kake:

$35,712
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,888

Kake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,427 (it was $89,200 in 2000)
Kake:

$89,427
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $139,453; Detached houses: $154,564; Townhouses or other attached units: $234,911; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $254,600; Mobile homes: $68,799; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,789

Median gross rent in 2012: $398.

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  • American Indian alone - 380 (68.2%)
  • White alone - 94 (16.9%)
  • Two or more races - 64 (11.5%)
  • Hispanic - 10 (1.8%)
  • Other race alone - 7 (1.3%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kake: 109.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (9.7%), Irish (4.7%), French (4.3%), Norwegian (3.6%), Dutch (3.2%), English (3.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 8.16 square miles.

Population density: 68 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Kake:

  • High school or higher: 83.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.8%
  • Unemployed: 20.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kake city:

  • Never married: 30.4%
  • Now married: 50.6%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.0%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Kake, Alaska as of December 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Kake to the number of sex offenders is 278 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (631.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1743.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kupreanof, AK (6.1 miles) , Hobart Bay, AK (6.2 miles) , Petersburg, AK (6.3 miles ), Angoon, AK (6.6 miles ), Point Baker, AK (6.7 miles) , Port Protection, AK (6.8 miles) , Sitka city and borough, AK (7.3 miles ), Port Alexander, AK (7.6 miles) .

Latitude: 56.97 N, Longitude: 133.93 W

Area code: 907

Kake household income distribution Kake home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 5 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.14
Alaska average:

1.84

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Population change in the 1990s: +12 (+1.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Life and physical scientists (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Kake, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Kake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 84.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Kake center
On 7/9/2001 at 09:26:20, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 67.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2004 at 02:21:04, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 03:52:05, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from Kake center
On 5/4/1993 at 04:51:06, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, 3.4 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Political contributions by individuals in Kake, AK

Airports and other landing facilities located in Kake:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kake:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 634 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 715 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 739 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 742 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 764 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 791 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 799 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Kake: Kake Volunteer Fire Department (A), Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Kake Health Center (B), Kake Cannery (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Small Point White Creek (A), Gunnuk Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Keex' Kwaan Lodge Restaurant (538 Keku Road) (1), Nuggett Inn (Po Box 566) (2), Waterfront Lodge KAKE (Po Box 222) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Wrangell-Petersburg 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 Kake and their reported violations in the past:

KAKE MUNICIPAL WATER (Population served: 833, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2004
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2003
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2006
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2006
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 39 regular monitoring violations
  • 39 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(3.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 30.6% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.1%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Kake, AK

Kake compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.


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Fire-safe hotels and motels in Kake, Alaska:

  • Keex' Kwaan Lodge, 538 Keku Rd, Kake, AK 99830 , Phone: (907) 785-3434, Fax: (907) 785-3126
  • Waterfront Lodge Inn, Silverspike Rd, Kake, AK 99830 , Phone: (907) 785-3472, Fax: (907) 785-3885
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Kake, Alaska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kake travel time to work - commute


Kake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (65%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (6%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kake city (based on Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.42%
Here38.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSalvation ArmyEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents22.5%22.4%16.6%8.6%6.9%
Congregations12.5%12.5%8.3%12.5%8.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents6.7%5.5%3.5%3.4%3.8%
Congregations12.5%4.2%8.3%8.3%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:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

25.4%
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
Financial Administration 1$3,899$46,7880$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$178
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 4$2,586
Police - Other 0$0 1$304
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$1,113
Sewerage 0$0 1$1,998
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,513
Electric Power 0$0 1$2,070
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 14$66,369$56,8884$3,188
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 7$20,906$35,8391$966
Totals for Government 22$91,174$49,73122$13,916

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

  • Construction - Elementary & Secondary Education: $414,000 ($744.60)
  • Current Operations - Elementary & Secondary Education: $2,487,000 ($4473.02)
    Financial Administration: $322,000 ($579.14)
    General - Other: $177,000 ($318.35)
    Sewerage: $80,000 ($143.88)
    Police Protection: $72,000 ($129.50)
    Water Utilities: $34,000 ($61.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $26,000 ($46.76)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($43.17)
    Health Services - Other: $20,000 ($35.97)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $18,000 ($32.37)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($1.80)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $18,000 ($32.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,851,000 ($3329.14)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $301,000 ($541.37)
    Elementary & Secondary Education - Other: $38,000 ($68.35)
    Elementary & Secondary Education School Lunch: $13,000 ($23.38)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $792,000 ($1424.46)
    All Other: $326,000 ($586.33)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($131.29)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($8.99)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,000 ($64.75)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $1,828,000 ($3287.77)
    General Support: $149,000 ($267.99)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $122,000 ($219.42)
    NEC: $1,000 ($1.80)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $250,000 ($449.64)

7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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  0.93% ($34,143 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.49% ($35,182)


8.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
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  1.04% ($33,292 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.70% ($36,438)
to Sitka City and Borough, AK  0.61% ($21,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kake:

  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KIFW (1230 AM; 1 kW; SITKA, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST 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)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kake:

  • K296CX (107.1 FM; KAKE, AK; Owner: RAVEN RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • K278AC (103.5 FM; KAKE, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kake:

  • K09QP (Channel 9; KAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02IT (Channel 2; KAKE, AK; Owner: KAKE PUBLIC SCHOOLS)
  • K77CN (Channel 13; KAKE, AK; Owner: ROCKSPRINGS-CANYON TV CO., INC.)
  • K12NR (Channel 12; KAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Kake fatal accident list:

Jul 4, 1975 03:30 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 926
Total average daily truck traffic: 87
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,360

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Labouchere Bay (Lat: 56.973278 Lon: -133.945611), Call Sign: WFV890, Licensee ID: L00038411
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.700 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/02/1999, Expiration Date: 06/08/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2001
    Registrant: Ketchikan Pulp Company, Ketchikan, AK 99901, Phone: (907) 225-2151

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: MOONEY M20E (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3489X , Serial Number: 1159, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/30/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Claribel D Williams, Po Box 502, Kake, AK 99830
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-5-210C (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 93 mph), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 9034E , Serial Number: 6191C, Airworthiness Date: 12/21/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Timothy W Moore, Po Box 597, Kake, AK 99830



Most common first names in Kake, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John383.7 years
Paul383.7 years
Chester280.1 years
Fannie280.0 years
Frank289.0 years
Daniel251.4 years
Charles264.5 years
Benjamin247.0 years
Edward251.5 years
Katherine254.5 years
Most common last names in Kake, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jackson1472.2 years
Bean675.5 years
Thomas674.7 years
Williams671.7 years
Kadake568.4 years
James586.4 years
Davis479.7 years
Austin469.5 years
Johnson479.7 years
Martin458.8 years

Businesses in Kake, AK

  • True Value: 1


Kake on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Professional and related occupations:"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life, physical, and social science technicians"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #77 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #13 (99833) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 1,000+)"
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