Kasigluk, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 569. Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 319  (56.2%)
Females: 250  (43.8%)
Median resident age:  21.8 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99609.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,972 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Kasigluk:

$35,972
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $8,543 (it was $7,194 in 2000)

Kasigluk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $44,507 (it was $54,300 in 2000)
Kasigluk:

$44,507
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $95,692; Detached houses: $95,692

Median gross rent in 2012: $469.

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Kasigluk races chart
  • American Indian alone - 539 (94.7%)
  • White alone - 18 (3.2%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (1.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kasigluk: 106.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 12.2 square miles.

Population density: 47 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Kasigluk:

  • High school or higher: 68.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kasigluk CDP:

  • Never married: 47.4%
  • Now married: 39.2%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 5.1%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Kasigluk, Alaska as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kasigluk to the number of sex offenders is 95 to 1.


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

Kasigluk CDP:  1.6% ($842)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (427.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2687.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Nunapitchuk, AK (1.7 miles ), Atmautluak, AK (3.0 miles ), Napakiak, AK (4.8 miles ), Bethel, AK (5.1 miles ), Oscarville, AK (5.3 miles) , Napaskiak, AK (5.4 miles ), Akiachak, AK (6.1 miles ), Kwethluk, AK (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 60.89 N, Longitude: 162.54 W

Area code: 907

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

16.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Child care workers (22%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3%)

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

Average climate in Kasigluk, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kasigluk-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 444% 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 499.7 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 415.7 miles away from Kasigluk center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 426.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 413.7 miles away from the city 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 509.9 miles away from Kasigluk center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 355.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Kasigluk:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kasigluk:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 425 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 426 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 538 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1763 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1766 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1767 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1787 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Kasigluk:

See full list of schools located in Kasigluk, School District: LOWER KUSKOKWIM SCHOOL DISTRICT

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Notable locations in Kasigluk: Yukon Kuskokwim Health Kasigluk Health Clinic (A), Kasigluk Traditional Council Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bethel 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 Kasigluk and their reported violations in the past:

NEW KASIGLUK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 276, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-01-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 36.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.2% for American Indian residents, 97.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  5.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  86.7%
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: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Kasigluk 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 significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (92%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Electricity (2%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kasigluk CDP (based on Bethel Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.89%
Here: 47.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMoravian Church in AmericaOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents46.2%27.9%20.1%2.5%3.3%
Congregations18.6%41.9%20.9%4.7%14.0%
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kasigluk:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Kasigluk:

  • K02LZ (Channel 2; KASIGLUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09UE (Channel 9; KASIGLUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • At The Corner Of Cura Cacaq Rd & Nayagaam Rd (Lat: 60.872222 Lon: -162.511667), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WPON879
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, Certifier: Tina Pidgeon
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • In The Se 1/4 Of The Nw 1/4 Of Section 13 (Lat: 60.872222 Lon: -162.511667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: KNKR275
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/30/2005, Expiration Date: 10/01/2015, Certifier: Steve Hamlen
    Registrant: Gci, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • KASIGLUK, Within Village (Lat: 60.871444 Lon: -162.514250), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WFY992
    Assigned Frequencies: 6568.75 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/24/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: United Utilities Inc, 5450 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99518, Phone: (907) 273-5208, Fax: (907) 237-5315, Email:

Most common last names in Kasigluk, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Brink572.6 years
Keene477.8 years
Beaver377.3 years
Kassel363.7 years
Nichols367.7 years
Slim346.7 years
Active284.5 years
Carli276.5 years
Martin274.9 years
Nicholas291.0 years

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
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  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
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  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #7 (99609) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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