Kasigluk, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 569.
Population change since 2000: +4.8%
Males: 295  (52.0%)
Females: 274  (48.0%)
Median resident age:

24.7 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99609.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $44,700 (it was $31,500 in 2000)
Kasigluk:

$44,700
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $10,865 (it was $7,194 in 2000)

Kasigluk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $107,928 (it was $54,300 in 2000)
Kasigluk:

$107,928
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $103,822; detached houses: $103,624

Median gross rent in 2017: $665.

March 2019 cost of living index in Kasigluk: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 39.5%
(38.1% for American Indian residents, 88.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Kasigluk, AK (2010)
    • 53994.7%American Indian alone
    • 183.2%White alone
    • 111.9%Two or more races
    • 10.2%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Kasigluk, Alaska as of January 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Kasigluk is 107 to 1.


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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).

Kasigluk, Alaska map
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

Distribution of median household income in Kasigluk, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Kasigluk, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

13.8%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Kasigluk, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (27.8%)
  • Public administration (16.7%)
  • Social assistance (16.0%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.2%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (3.5%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (25.9%)
  • Health care (16.7%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (7.4%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.6%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (28.9%)
  • Social assistance (25.6%)
  • Public administration (21.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.6%)
  • Health care (5.6%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.2%)
Most common occupations in Kasigluk, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Child care workers (15.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.6%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Child care workers (22.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (12.2%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (12.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6.7%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.3%)

Average climate in Kasigluk, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Kasigluk, Alaska average temperatures Kasigluk, Alaska average precipitation Kasigluk, Alaska humidity Kasigluk, Alaska wind speed Kasigluk, Alaska snowfall Kasigluk, Alaska sunshine Kasigluk, Alaska clear and cloudy days

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 the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 426.2 miles away from Kasigluk 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 Kasigluk center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Kasigluk topographic map

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:

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Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Kasigluk:

Marital status in Kasigluk, AK
  • Never married: 49.0%
  • Now married: 36.5%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Kasigluk:

  • High school or higher: 72.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Kasigluk
2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2448
Orthodox2,85217
Mainline Protestant2,21618
Evangelical Protestant50111
Other1981
None8,002-
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Bethel Census Area:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.4%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Kasigluk:

44.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Kasigluk:

42.7%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Kasigluk:

27.4%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kasigluk:

8.6%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Kasigluk:

30.3%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Kasigluk:

52.6%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Kasigluk:

79.0%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kasigluk, AK Residents

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.53% ($45,154 average AGI)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Alaska average:

8.52%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.14% ($47,631 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.44% ($43,217)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.40% ($58,476)

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:

3
  • 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 PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, 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: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:
  • In The Se 1/4 Of The Nw 1/4 Of Section 13 (Lat: 60.872222 Lon: -162.511667), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WQWV601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2016, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gic Communication Corp, 2550 Denalil Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Jon Duracinski, Within The Community Of Kasigluk (Lat: 60.872722 Lon: -162.511194), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 02050 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jon Duracinski, Within The Community Of Kasigluk (Lat: 60.872722 Lon: -162.511194), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 02050 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (800) 770-8725
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Community Of Kasigluk (Lat: 60.872722 Lon: -162.511194), Type: 20.7, Structure height: 02050 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (800) 770-8725

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, Cancellation Date: 09/28/2018, 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Kasigluk, AK
  • 85.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.5%Wood
  • 1.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Kasigluk, AK
  • 87.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.0%Wood


Kasigluk 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.
  • 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 rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Kasigluk on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #35 (99609) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries"
  • #37 (99609) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
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