Kotlik, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 617 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.4%
 
Males: 310  (50.3%)
Females: 307  (49.7%)
Median resident age:  21.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99620.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,300 (it was $37,750 in 2000)
Kotlik:

$34,300
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,196 (it was $7,707 in 2000)

Kotlik city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,330 (it was $33,700 in 2000)
Kotlik:

$79,330
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $109,333; Detached houses: $109,333

Median gross rent in 2012: $341.

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Kotlik races chart
  • American Indian alone - 561 (97.2%)
  • White alone - 10 (1.7%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kotlik: 108.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 7 feet

Land area: 3.82 square miles.

Population density: 162 people per square mile   (very low).

Kotlik, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Kotlik:

  • High school or higher: 76.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 24.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kotlik city:

  • Never married: 53.7%
  • Now married: 31.7%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 4.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Kotlik, Alaska as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kotlik to the number of sex offenders is 55 to 1.


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

Kotlik city:  1.7% ($563)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (463.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2778.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Emmonak, AK (6.0 miles ), Alakanuk, AK (6.5 miles ), Stebbins, AK (7.2 miles ), Nunam Iqua, AK (7.3 miles) , Sheldon Point (Nunam Iqua), AK (7.4 miles) , St. Michael, AK (7.5 miles ), Mountain Village, AK (8.1 miles ), St. Mary's, AK (8.3 miles ).

Latitude: 63.04 N, Longitude: 163.56 W

Area code: 907

Kotlik household income distribution Kotlik home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

25.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +128 (+27.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Utilities (12%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Educational services (44%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Other transportation workers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Child care workers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)

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

Average climate in Kotlik, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kotlik-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 265% 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 533.9 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 392.4 miles away from Kotlik 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 492.1 miles away from the city 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 397.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi) earthquake occurred 307.6 miles away from Kotlik center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi) earthquake occurred 381.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Kotlik:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kotlik:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 461 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 462 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 493 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1826 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1829 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1834 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1850 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Kotlik:

  • Kotlik School (Students: 202; Location: PO BOX 20129; Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Kotlik: Kotlik Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Kotlik Clinic (B), Kotlik Crossing Light (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Kotlik River (A), Kanunuk Slough (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

KOTLIK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 591, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-23-2012 to JUL-23-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-23-2012 to JUL-23-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-23-2012 to JUL-23-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-23-2012 to JUL-23-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2009 and SEP-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-23-2012 to JUL-23-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2007
  • 4 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 MAY-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 261 regular monitoring violations
  • 155 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.8%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 32.8% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  85.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  19.5%
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: 0.8% of all households

Kotlik compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below 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 below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (87%)
  • Wood (12%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kotlik city (based on Wade Hampton Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.96%
Here: 77.0%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Wade Hampton Census Area:

22.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Wade Hampton Census Area:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wade Hampton Census Area:

29.9%
Alaska:

27.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 11$49,574$54,0818$4,749
Police Protection - Officers 3$13,949$55,7963$5,176
Sewerage 2$7,853$47,1180$0
Water Supply 5$19,297$46,3130$0
Electric Power 5$26,548$63,7150$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 8$8,569
Totals for Government 26$117,221$54,10219$18,494

Kotlik government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $1,000 ($1.62)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $535,000 ($867.10)
    Sewerage: $175,000 ($283.63)
    Financial Administration: $123,000 ($199.35)
    Water Utilities: $75,000 ($121.56)
    Police Protection: $59,000 ($95.62)
    Health Services - Other: $31,000 ($50.24)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($38.90)
    General - Other: $8,000 ($12.97)
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000 ($12.97)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $540,000 ($875.20)

Kotlik government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $145,000 ($235.01)
    All Other: $144,000 ($233.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $37,000 ($59.97)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($22.69)
    General Revenue, NEC: $6,000 ($9.72)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $510,000 ($826.58)
    Water Utilities: $62,000 ($100.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $36,000 ($58.35)
    All Other: $33,000 ($53.48)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $74,000 ($119.94)

Kotlik government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $10,000 ($16.21)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $10,000 ($16.21)

Kotlik government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $700,000 ($1134.52)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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  1.65% ($22,029 average AGI)
from Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($32,615)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.52% ($17,636)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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  1.75% ($19,892 average AGI)
to Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($24,423)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kotlik:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Kotlik:

  • K04MU (Channel 4; KOTLIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09SL (Channel 9; KOTLIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Within Village Of (Lat: 63.032500 Lon: -163.554722), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WPOJ694
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Steve Hamlen
    Registrant: Gci, 2550 Denali Street, Suite, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jon Duracinski, Within Village Of (Lat: 63.032500 Lon: -163.554722), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m
    Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Within Village Of (Lat: 63.032500 Lon: -163.554722), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m
    Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Kotlik Airport (Lat: 64.528139 Lon: -163.559250), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KFY8, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.100 MHz, 130.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/10/2000, Expiration Date: 09/13/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006
    Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

Most common last names in Kotlik, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hunt663.5 years
Okitkun469.2 years
Andrews378.7 years
Sinka362.6 years
Yunak365.7 years
Foxie287.0 years
Keyes276.5 years
Prince270.5 years
Williams273.0 years

Kotlik on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Food and beverage stores"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Utilities"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Broadcasting and telecommunications"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal occupations:"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Mathematical science occupations"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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