Koliganek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 209.
Population change since 2000: +14.8%
Males: 107  (51.2%)
Females: 102  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

29.3 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip code: 99576

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,265 (it was $44,583 in 2000)
Koliganek:

$63,265
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,999 (it was $13,242 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $126,413 (it was $63,600 in 2000)
Koliganek:

$126,413
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $155,435; detached houses: $155,139

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,535.

March 2019 cost of living index in Koliganek: 107.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.3%
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  • Races in Koliganek, AK (2010)
    • 20095.7%American Indian alone
    • 73.3%White alone
    • 21.0%Two or more races



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Koliganek, Alaska as of May 27, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Koliganek is 41 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (1.3%), Irish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 12.5 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile   (very low).

Koliganek, Alaska map

4 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 1.2% North America).

This place:

2.5%
Alaska:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Koliganek CDP:

1.3% ($825)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (275.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2490.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

New Stuyahok, AK (4.4 miles ),
Ekwok, AK (5.2 miles),
Levelock, AK (6.7 miles),
Igiugig, AK (7.4 miles),
Aleknagik, AK (7.5 miles ),
Portage Creek, AK (7.7 miles),
Dillingham, AK (8.0 miles ),
Naknek, AK (8.3 miles )

Latitude: 59.73 N, Longitude: 157.28 W

Area code: 907

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

9.9%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Koliganek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (31.8%)
  • Public administration (24.2%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (9.1%)
  • Air transportation (6.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.5%)
  • Utilities (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (32.1%)
  • Construction (21.4%)
  • Air transportation (14.3%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.1%)
  • Utilities (7.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (47.4%)
  • Public administration (18.4%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (13.2%)
  • Construction (5.3%)
  • Health care (5.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Nonmetallic mineral products (2.6%)
Most common occupations in Koliganek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (17.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (14.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (14.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.7%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Carpenters (7.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.9%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.3%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.3%)

Average climate in Koliganek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Koliganek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 638% 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 341.5 miles away from Koliganek 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 228.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 307.1 miles away from Koliganek center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 359.1 miles away from Koliganek 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 409.1 miles away from the city 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 Dillingham Census Area (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Koliganek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Koliganek:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 273 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 274 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 467 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1571 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1572 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1574 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1594 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Koliganek:

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Notable locations in Koliganek: New Koliganek (A), Koliganek Volunteer Fire Department (B), Koliganek First Responders (C), Bristol Bay Area Health Koliganek Clinic (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Koliganek and their reported violations in the past:

KOLIGANEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 167, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUL-09-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-27-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-18-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-30-2006)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 167 regular monitoring violations
  • 10 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

3.8 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

81.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.6%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Koliganek:

Marital status in Koliganek, AK
  • Never married: 40.6%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 0.9%

For population 25 years and over in Koliganek:

  • High school or higher: 85.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Koliganek, AK (based on Dillingham Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox9887
Catholic5782
Evangelical Protestant4429
Mainline Protestant4366
Other581
None2,345-
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: 4
Dillingham Census Area:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Dillingham Census Area:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dillingham Census Area:

7.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

37.3%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.1%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Koliganek:

46.6%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.5%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.5%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Koliganek:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Koliganek:

38.5%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.3%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Koliganek, AK Residents

6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
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  2.50% ($47,023 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Koliganek:

  • 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)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Koliganek:

  • K07QW (Channel 7; KOLIGANEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04JV (Channel 4; KOLIGANEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Koliganek fatal accident list:

Jan 21, 2003 11:40 PM, Airport Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 12Number of bridges
  • 102ft / 30.9mTotal length
  • 26,992Total average daily traffic
  • 1,158Total average daily truck traffic
  • 34,308Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Koliganek, AK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Koliganek, AK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • New Village Council Village Shop (Lat: 59.726389 Lon: -157.285556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: KNKQ331
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/18/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jon Duracinski, Within The Village Of Koliganek (Lat: 59.722972 Lon: -157.284333), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Clynch@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jon Duracinski, Within The Village Of Koliganek (Lat: 59.722972 Lon: -157.284333), Type: 54.9, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Clynch@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Koliganek #4, Within The Village Of Koliganek (Lat: 59.722972 Lon: -157.284333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 54.9 m, Call Sign: WQNS409,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, Grant Date: 05/09/2011, Expiration Date: 05/09/2021, Certifier: Jon Duracinski, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150H (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 22915 , Serial Number: 15068613, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1968
    Registrant (Individual): Pending Registration, Po Box 5037, Koliganek, AK 99576
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 08/28/2018

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Koliganek, AK
  • 64.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 35.5%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Koliganek, AK
  • 81.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.8%Wood


Koliganek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value 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.

Koliganek on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
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