King Salmon, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 374. Population change since 2000: -15.4%
Males: 238  (63.7%)
Females: 136  (36.3%)
Median resident age:  41.8 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99633.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $86,349 (it was $54,375 in 2000)
King Salmon:

$86,349
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $43,886 (it was $26,755 in 2000)

King Salmon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $192,233 (it was $156,300 in 2000)
King Salmon:

$192,233
AK:

$254,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,285.

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  • Races in King Salmon, AK (2010)

    King Salmon races chart
    • 22660.4%White alone
    • 10026.7%American Indian alone
    • 328.6%Two or more races
    • 102.7%Hispanic
    • 51.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in King Salmon: 110.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.5%), English (8.3%), Norwegian (6.7%), Scottish (5.1%), Irish (2.9%), Swiss (1.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 59 feet

Land area: 169.6 square miles.

Population density: 2.2 people per square mile   (very low).

King Salmon, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in King Salmon:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in King Salmon CDP:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 41.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.1%
  • Divorced: 17.3%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in King Salmon, Alaska as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in King Salmon to the number of sex offenders is 187 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,725 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (294.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2438.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Naknek, AK (3.4 miles ), South Naknek, AK (3.6 miles) , Levelock, AK (5.5 miles) , Portage Creek, AK (6.4 miles) , Egegik, AK (6.4 miles) , Igiugig, AK (7.2 miles) , Ekwok, AK (7.4 miles) , New Stuyahok, AK (7.6 miles ).

Latitude: 58.69 N, Longitude: 156.66 W

Area code: 907

King Salmon household income distribution King Salmon home values distribution

King Salmon tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

1.8%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (22%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Information (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (41%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in King Salmon, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

King Salmon-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 634% 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 352.3 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 161.0 miles away from King Salmon center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 241.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 102.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 163.0 miles away from King Salmon center
On 7/28/2001 at 07:32:43, a magnitude 6.8 (5.7 MB, 6.8 MW, Depth: 81.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in King Salmon:

  • King Salmon Airport (Runways: 3, Commercial Ops: 750, Air Taxi Ops: 16,200, Itinerant Ops: 30,000, Local Ops: 4,000, Military Ops: 350)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to King Salmon:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 293 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 293 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 515 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1533 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1534 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1537 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1557 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in King Salmon:

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Notable locations in King Salmon: King Salmon Air Force Station Fire Department (A), King Salmon Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Pauls Creek (A), King Salmon Creek (B), Eskimo Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Antlers Inn (PO Box 471) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Bristol Bay Borough 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 King Salmon and their reported violations in the past:

USNPS KATMAI BROOKS CAMP (Address: #1 KING SALMON MALL , Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
RAPIDS CAMP LODGE (Population served: 314, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
ALASKA RAINBOW LODGE (Population served: 220, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-20-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2007
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-02-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2009
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2009
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2009
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2009
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 39 other older monitoring violations
KATMAI FISHING LODGE (Population served: 112, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2006
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2006
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2005
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2005
KING SALMON INN (Population served: 79, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 15 routine major monitoring violations
  • 7 regular monitoring violations
L&PSD NEWHALEN SCHOOL (Population served: 73, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In SEP-09-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 11 regular monitoring violations
EDDIES FIREPLACE INN (Population served: 64, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 23 routine major monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
KING SALMON LODGE (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.6%
(3.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 17.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
16 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

King Salmon compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with branches in King Salmon (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: King Salmon Branch at #1 King Salmon Mall Ak Peninsula Hwy, branch established on 1978/05/08. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alaska average:

10.4

King Salmon travel time to work - commute King Salmon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (94%)
  • No fuel used (5%)
  • Wood (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for King Salmon CDP (based on Bristol Bay Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox2263
Catholic601
Evangelical Protestant62
Other1-
None704-
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: 3
Bristol Bay Borough:

30.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

20.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bristol Bay Borough:

34.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

13.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.68%
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  3.30% ($32,857 average AGI)


13.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.06%
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  3.33% ($39,714 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in King Salmon:

  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • 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)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in King Salmon:

  • KAKN (100.9 FM; NAKNEK, AK; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around King Salmon:

  • K08KS (Channel 8; KING SALMON, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04KN (Channel 4; KING SALMON, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

King Salmon fatal accident list:

Jun 27, 1999 01:55 AM, Ak Peninsula Hwy, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 9m30ftTotal length
  • 2,350Total average daily traffic
  • 23Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,564Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in King Salmon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fish & Game Office (Lat: 58.681500 Lon: -156.669639), Call Sign: KUV817, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0000 MHz, 45.0400 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/05/1996, Expiration Date: 05/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 07/08/2001
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 246-3341
  • Fish & Game Ofc (Lat: 58.681500 Lon: -156.669639), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KWB344, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.23140 MHz, 4.56140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/24/2021
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 246-3341

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: KB6FTN, Licensee ID: L00892331
    Grant Date: 07/14/2004, Expiration Date: 05/31/2014, Certifier: Petar Orlich
    Registrant: Petar Orlich, King Salmon, AK 99613
  • Call Sign: KL0NQ, Licensee ID: L00131158
    Grant Date: 04/03/1998, Expiration Date: 09/21/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/22/2000
    Registrant: Michael G Willmon, King Salmon, AK 99613
  • Call Sign: KL3HL, Licensee ID: L01634341
    Grant Date: 04/26/2011, Expiration Date: 04/26/2021, Certifier: Eric D Heffelfinger
    Registrant: Eric D Heffelfinger, King Salmon, AK 99613


FAA Registered Aircraft:

68 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in King Salmon)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

King Salmon on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Air transportation"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Air transportation"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2006"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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