Kalifornsky, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 7,850. Population change since 2000: +34.3%
Males: 3,779  (48.1%)
Females: 4,071  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  37.8 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99611.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,278 (it was $54,865 in 2000)
Kalifornsky:

$69,278
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,715 (it was $23,898 in 2000)

Kalifornsky CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $203,683 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Kalifornsky:

$203,683
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $205,855; Detached houses: $209,722; Townhouses or other attached units: $242,167; In 2-unit structures: $238,498; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $206,943; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $859,632; Mobile homes: $86,120; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $28,869

Median gross rent in 2012: $805.

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  • White alone - 6,730 (83.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 612 (7.6%)
  • Two or more races - 306 (3.8%)
  • Asian alone - 175 (2.2%)
  • Hispanic - 125 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 11 (0.1%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kalifornsky: 109.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.3%), English (9.3%), Irish (8.3%), Norwegian (5.9%), Italian (2.5%), Scottish (2.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 69.2 square miles.

Population density: 113 people per square mile   (very low).

Kalifornsky,AK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Kalifornsky:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kalifornsky CDP:

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 61.3%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 8.7%

254 residents are foreign born (0.6% Europe).

This place:  3.2%
Alaska:  6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,576 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,280 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (69.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2340.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Soldotna, AK (2.1 miles ), Ridgeway, AK (2.4 miles ), Kenai, AK (2.4 miles ), Salamatof, AK (3.0 miles ), Kasilof, AK (3.1 miles ), Cohoe, AK (3.5 miles ), Sterling, AK (3.8 miles ), Funny River, AK (3.8 miles ).

Latitude: 60.47 N, Longitude: 151.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Kalifornsky household income distribution Kalifornsky home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (18%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Carpenters (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Extraction workers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)

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

Average climate in Kalifornsky, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kalifornsky-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 816% 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 126.6 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, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from Kalifornsky center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 244.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 247.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 321.0 miles away from Kalifornsky center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 246.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals and medical centers near Kalifornsky:

  • HERITAGE PLACE (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SOLDOTNA, AK)
  • CENTRAL PENINSULA GENERAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 5 miles away; SOLDOTNA, AK)
  • 1ST CHOICE HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 5 miles away; SOLDOTNA, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kalifornsky:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 68 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 68 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 322 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1387 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1390 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1394 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1411 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Kalifornsky: Soldotna Landfill (A), Trinity Greenhouse (B), Kenai River Nursery (C), Central Emergency Services Station 4 K Beach Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Reflection Lake (A), Echo Lake (B), Arc Lake (C), Teack Lake (D), Ashana Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Coal Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 68.9. This is about average.

City:

68.9
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 12.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 1.66. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.66
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.1%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 10.7% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.1%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Kalifornsky in 2010:

  • 70 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 12 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 11 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities

People in group quarters in Kalifornsky in 2000:

  • 37 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 11 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 2 people in other workers' dormitories

Kalifornsky, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Kalifornsky compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Kalifornsky travel time to work - commute Kalifornsky mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (11%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Electricity (3%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here: 27.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
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: 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 Kalifornsky:

  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA 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)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kalifornsky:

  • KWHQ-FM (100.1 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KXBA (93.3 FM; NIKISKI, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KPEN-FM (101.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLL (91.9 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: PICKLE HILL PUBLIC B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KKIS-FM (96.5 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KWJG (91.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: KASILOF PUBLIC B/G INC)
  • K237CI (95.3 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K249BY (97.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)
  • K206DG (89.1 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KWVK (89.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: ALASKA EDUCATIONAL RADIO SYSTEM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Kalifornsky:

  • K08LW (Channel 8; KENAI/SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: NORTHERN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K10NC (Channel 10; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K12LA (Channel 12; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K09QH (Channel 9; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF ANCHORAGE LICENSE LLC)
  • K03FW (Channel 3; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K06MF (Channel 6; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: FIREWEED COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K67AU (Channel 67; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K61AN (Channel 61; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K56AQ (Channel 56; KASILOF, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K48AC (Channel 48; KASILOF, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUB. TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KBEACH, East Of Unocal Airport Rd (Lat: 60.472750 Lon: -151.274278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQOD841, Licensee ID: L00170992
    Assigned Frequencies: 11445.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/24/2011, Expiration Date: 08/24/2021, Certifier: Travis Renk
    Registrant: Enstar Natural Gas Co., A Division Of Semco Energy, Inc., 3000 Spenard Road, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 334-7750, Fax: (907) 751-8240, Email:

Kalifornsky on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (population 5,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Mining (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Sales and related occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Mining (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Child care workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes) (population 5,000+)"
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