Kongiganak, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 439. Population change since 2000: +22.3%
Males: 264  (60.2%)
Females: 175  (39.8%)
Median resident age:  24.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99559.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $38,115 (it was $33,250 in 2000)
Kongiganak:

$38,115
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $9,364 (it was $9,881 in 2000)

Kongiganak CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $90,860 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Kongiganak:

$90,860
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $116,099; Detached houses: $117,467

Median gross rent in 2015: $562.

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  • Races in Kongiganak, AK (2010)

    Kongiganak races chart
    • 41394.1%American Indian alone
    • 92.1%White alone
    • 92.1%Two or more races
    • 81.8%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Kongiganak: 103.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 260 people per square mile   (very low).

Kongiganak, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Kongiganak:

  • High school or higher: 79.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kongiganak CDP:

  • Never married: 57.0%
  • Now married: 36.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 1.6%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Kongiganak, Alaska as of November 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Kongiganak to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


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

Kongiganak CDP:  1.5% ($800)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (453.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2674.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kwigillingok, AK (3.3 miles ), Tuntutuliak, AK (5.3 miles ), Eek, AK (5.9 miles ), Quinhagak, AK (6.1 miles ), Kipnuk, AK (6.3 miles ), Chefornak, AK (7.0 miles ), Napakiak, AK (7.8 miles ), Napaskiak, AK (8.1 miles ).

Latitude: 59.95 N, Longitude: 162.90 W

Area code: 907

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

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Utilities (15%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Transportation occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Community and social service occupations (19%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Kongiganak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kongiganak-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 431% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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).
Kongiganak topographic map

airports located in Kongiganak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kongiganak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 452 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 452 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 588 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1766 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1766 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1769 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1788 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Kongiganak:

  • AYAGINA'AR ELITNAURVIK (Location: 106 VILLAGE ROAD, Grades: PK-12)

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Notable locations in Kongiganak: Kongiganak Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Lillian E Jimmy Memorial Health Clinic (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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 26.2%
(100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.8% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  88.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.8%
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:

8.3
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

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.
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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.4%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Kongiganak:

29.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

29.2%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Kongiganak:

10.0%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.8%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Kongiganak:

51.3%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Kongiganak, AK Residents

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 Kongiganak:

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

TV broadcast stations around Kongiganak:

  • K09RG (Channel 9; KONGIGANAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LF (Channel 4; KONGIGANAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Within Community Of Kongiganak (Lat: 59.970083 Lon: -162.855583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: KNKR275
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant 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:
  • Within Community Of Kongiganak (Lat: 59.970083 Lon: -162.855583), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 70.1 m, Overall height: 71.6 m, Call Sign: WQWV601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant 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:

2
  • David H Heimke, Within Community Of Kongiganak (Lat: 59.970083 Lon: -162.855583), Type: 71.6, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jon Duracinski, Within Community Of Kongiganak (Lat: 59.970083 Lon: -162.855583), Type: 71.6, Overall height: 70.1 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • Kongiganak River South Side (Lat: 59.962556 Lon: -162.938944), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KYP479
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 11/26/1996, Expiration Date: 12/20/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Kenneth C David Sr, Kongiganak, AK 99559
  • Airport Mission St (Lat: 59.959222 Lon: -162.882278), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHH383
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/1997, Expiration Date: 01/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: James D Lewis, Airport Mission St, Kongiganak, AK 99559
  • Kongiganak Airport (Lat: 59.959500 Lon: -162.881722), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHK5, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 130.900 MHzGrant Date: 06/10/1999, Expiration Date: 05/25/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/25/2004Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006
  • 1/2 Mi From Airport (Lat: 59.949222 Lon: -162.952000), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WHU596
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 02/12/1997, Expiration Date: 03/11/2002, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2002Registrant: Evon Azean Sr, Kongiganak, AK 99559

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL2AT, Licensee ID: L01195400, Grant Date: 09/22/2006, Expiration Date: 09/22/2016, Certifier: Kristina L Stone-Otinel, Registrant: Kristina L Stone-Otinel, Kongiganak, AK 99545

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150G (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 3392J , Serial Number: 15066092, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 01/21/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Harvey B Paul, Po Box 5057, Kongiganak, AK 99545
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150F (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8046F , Serial Number: 15064146, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Harvey B Paul, Po Box 5057, Kongiganak, AK 99545

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

KONGIGANAK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 294, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2014
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2013
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2013
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2013
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • 13 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014
  • 38 routine major monitoring violations
  • 149 regular monitoring violations
  • 269 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (4%)

Kongiganak compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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 above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Kongiganak on our top lists:

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