Klukwan, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 95. Population change since 2000: -31.7%
Males: 53  (56.1%)
Females: 42  (43.9%)
Median resident age:  53.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 99827

Estimated median household income in 2015: $50,579 (it was $30,714 in 2000)
Klukwan:

$50,579
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $27,777 (it was $11,612 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $82,163 (it was $46,000 in 2000)
Klukwan:

$82,163
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $109,140; Detached houses: $149,246; Mobile homes: $12,279

Median gross rent in 2015: $735.

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  • Races in Klukwan, AK (2010)

    Klukwan races chart
    • 7578.9%American Indian alone
    • 99.5%Two or more races
    • 88.4%White alone
    • 22.1%Hispanic
    • 11.1%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Klukwan: 102.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Italian (7.7%), European (3.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 1.24 square miles.

Population density: 76 people per square mile   (very low).

Klukwan, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Klukwan:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 30.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.6%
  • Unemployed: 44.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Klukwan CDP:

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 45.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 1.5%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

4 residents are foreign born (6.1% Europe).

This place:

6.1%
Alaska:

7.4%

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

Klukwan CDP:  1.4% ($625)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (490.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1924.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Covenant Life, AK (2.5 miles) , Mosquito Lake, AK (3.1 miles ), Lutak, AK (3.3 miles) , Haines, AK (4.4 miles ), Skagway, AK (4.6 miles ), Mud Bay, AK (5.1 miles) , Gustavus, AK (8.3 miles ), Excursion Inlet, AK (8.4 miles) .

Latitude: 59.40 N, Longitude: 135.89 W

Area code: 907

Klukwan household income distribution Klukwan home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (15%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (13%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (7%)

Average climate in Klukwan, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Klukwan-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 297% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 65.5 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 417.8 miles away from Klukwan center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 241.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 187.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/6/1988 at 22:35:38, a magnitude 7.8 (6.8 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.8 MW, 7.4 ML) earthquake occurred 289.3 miles away from Klukwan center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 136.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Klukwan topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Klukwan:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 493 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 493 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 539 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 910 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 913 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 931 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 935 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Klukwan:

  • KLUKWAN SCHOOL (Location: MILE 22 HAINES HIGHWAY, Grades: KG-12)

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Notable locations in Klukwan: Kohklux (A), Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Klukwan Health Center (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Tsirku River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Haines Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2004 was 25.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

25.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2004 was 5.82. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.82
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 10.6%
(17.1% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Klukwan CDP (based on Haines Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3448
Other1993
Catholic1853
Mainline Protestant1492
None1,631-
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: 1
Haines Borough:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

22.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Haines Borough:

28.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.6%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.0%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.9%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Klukwan:

6.5
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Klukwan:

37.9%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

51.2%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Klukwan:

81.5%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Klukwan, AK Residents

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
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  1.11% ($36,091 average AGI)
to Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.11% ($25,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Klukwan:

  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, 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)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Klukwan:

  • K04KQ (Channel 4; KLUKWAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02MW (Channel 2; MOSQUITO LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13UM (Channel 13; MOSQUITO LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Nsn Chilkat Ave. (Lat: 59.404667 Lon: -135.884361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN261
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, 1919 M Street Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 730-1352, Fax: (202) 730-1301, Email:
  • Nsn Chilkat Ave. (Lat: 59.404667 Lon: -135.884361), Type: Pole, Structure height: 34.4 m, Call Sign: WQVA555
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2014, Expiration Date: 02/06/2015, Cancellation Date: 03/28/2015, Certifier: Jimmy R SipesRegistrant: Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, 1919 M Street Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 730-1352, Fax: (202) 730-1301, Email:

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Fish & Game Weir Chilkat Lake (Lat: 59.363833 Lon: -135.936028), Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WGL382, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.26540 MHz, 4.46140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz, 7.48140 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/1996, Expiration Date: 06/07/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/12/2001Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 465-4293
  • Fish & Game Weir Chilkat Lake (Lat: 59.364111 Lon: -135.936028), Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQW858, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.23140 MHz, 4.56140 MHzGrant Date: 04/16/1996, Expiration Date: 06/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 08/19/2001Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 766-2830

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Fish & Game Office Chilkat Lake (Lat: 59.364111 Lon: -135.936028), Type: Tower, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: KPH94, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.18340 MHz, 2.51340 MHz, 2.69540 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 3.35840 MHz, 5.16890 MHzGrant Date: 04/25/1995, Expiration Date: 06/29/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Wood (22%)

Klukwan compared to Alaska 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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