Kotzebue, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 3,272 (96% urban, 4% rural). Population change since 2000: +6.2%
 
Males: 1,722  (52.7%)
Females: 1,550  (47.3%)
Median resident age:  28.6 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99752.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $83,052 (it was $57,163 in 2000)
Kotzebue:

$83,052
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $25,901 (it was $18,289 in 2000)

Kotzebue city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $177,527 (it was $120,500 in 2000)
Kotzebue:

$177,527
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $204,029; Detached houses: $202,277; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,817; In 2-unit structures: $191,657; Mobile homes: $124,440

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,270.

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  • Races in Kotzebue, AK (2013)

    Kotzebue races chart
    • 2,25067.9%American Indian alone
    • 63719.2%White alone
    • 2838.5%Two or more races
    • 702.1%Hispanic
    • 451.4%Black alone
    • 471.4%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Kotzebue: 95.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (8.8%), English (2.6%), Irish (2.3%), Polish (1.3%), Swedish (1.2%), Scottish (1.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 9 feet

Land area: 27.0 square miles.

Population density: 121 people per square mile   (very low).

Kotzebue, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Kotzebue:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kotzebue city:

  • Never married: 46.1%
  • Now married: 42.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

50 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 28 registered sex offenders living in Kotzebue, Alaska as of September 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Kotzebue to the number of sex offenders is 119 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,401 (2.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,737 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (551.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2873.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Noorvik, AK (6.5 miles ), Noatak, AK (6.9 miles ), Deering, AK (7.5 miles) , Kiana, AK (7.7 miles ), Selawik, AK (8.6 miles ), Buckland, AK (8.7 miles ), Kivalina, AK (8.7 miles ), Red Dog Mine, AK (9.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $248,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 66.90 N, Longitude: 162.59 W

Area code: 907

Kotzebue household income distribution Kotzebue home values distribution

Crime rates in Kotzebue by Year
Type 2005 2006 2008 2009 2010 2012 2013
Murders 0000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1159102324
per 100,000 30.830.6158.2282.4315.2689.9711.1
Robberies 10104123
per 100,000 30.80.031.60.0126.1359.988.9
Assaults 161268134358
per 100,000 493.1367.2189.9251.0409.71,289.71,718.5
Burglaries 18979224625
per 100,000 554.7275.4221.5282.4693.41,379.7740.7
Thefts 221353652126110
per 100,000 678.0397.8158.21,129.61,638.83,779.23,259.3
Auto thefts 511510293833
per 100,000 154.1336.6158.2313.8914.01,139.8977.8
Arson 1001323
per 100,000 30.80.00.031.494.560.088.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 281.4) 219.4166.6217.1381.1582.01308.11248.8

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Crime rate in Kotzebue detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 17 (7 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.07
Alaska average:

1.79

Kotzebue tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

16.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +318 (+11.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Kotzebue, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Kotzebue-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 219% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 387.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 606.9 miles away from Kotzebue center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 487.6 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 266.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/2005 at 07:16:57, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.0 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 101.5 miles away from Kotzebue center
On 6/18/2000 at 15:37:13, a magnitude 5.1 (4.7 MB, 5.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 117.1 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)

Hospitals and medical centers in Kotzebue:

  • UTUQQANAAT INAAT (436 MISSION STREET)

Airports located in Kotzebue:

  • Ralph Wien Memorial Airport (Runways: 2, Commercial Ops: 2,000, Air Taxi Ops: 20,000, Itinerant Ops: 30,000, Local Ops: 7,000, Military Ops: 1,000)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kotzebue:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 440 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 550 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 551 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1879 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1882 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1896 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1904 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Kotzebue:

Public elementary/middle school in Kotzebue:

Private elementary/middle school in Kotzebue:

  • NIKAITCHUAT ILISAGVIAT (Students: 18; Location: 541 2ND AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Kotzebue

Library in Kotzebue:

  • CHUKCHI CONSORTIUM LIBRARY (Operating income: $169,034; Location: 604 THIRD STREET; 13,108 books; 284 audio materials; 1,638 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 115 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Kotzebue: Kotzebue Fire Department (A), Guardian Flight (B), Northwest Arctic Borough Regional Emergency Medical Services (C), Northwest Arctic Borough Sound Search and Rescue - Kotzebue (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Vortac Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Nullagvik Hotel (308 Shore Drive) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Northwest Arctic 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 Kotzebue and their reported violations in the past:

KOTZEBUE MUN. WATER SYSTEM (Address: Attn: Water Plant , Population served: 3,290, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from OCT-14-2013 to APR-03-2014), St Public Notif received (APR-11-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUL-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-11-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (APR-17-2012), St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2012), St Other (AUG-31-2012), St Public Notif received (NOV-05-2012), St Public Notif requested (NOV-05-2012)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Other (3 times from MAR-28-2012 to APR-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2010)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (LT2) - In JUL-01-2008, Contaminant: LT2ESWTR. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-10-2008)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009)
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.8%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 10.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  70.6%
Whole state:  66.2%

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

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Kotzebue in 2010:

  • 20 people in college/university student housing
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Kotzebue in 2000:

  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in other types of correctional institutions

Kotzebue, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Kotzebue compared to Alaska state average:

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

Banks with branches in Kotzebue (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Kotzebue Branch at 360 Lagoon Street, branch established on 1960/08/15. 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:

12.1
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (81%)
  • Other fuel (12%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Kotzebue city (based on Northwest Arctic Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,64420
Mainline Protestant4083
Catholic2401
Other931
None5,138-
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
Northwest Arctic Borough:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Northwest Arctic Borough:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Northwest Arctic Borough:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Northwest Arctic Borough:

32.2%
Alaska:

27.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 7$32,807$56,2410$0
Other Government Administration 2$16,397$98,38218$3,100
Police Protection - Officers 6$36,916$73,8320$0
Police - Other 2$8,154$48,9240$0
Firefighters 8$47,537$71,3060$0
Correction 7$37,512$64,3060$0
Streets and Highways 3$16,857$67,4280$0
Solid Waste Management 5$20,792$49,9010$0
Sewerage 4$19,315$57,9450$0
Parks and Recreation 1$6,416$76,9923$5,031
Water Supply 3$15,232$60,9280$0
Other and Unallocable 11$63,892$69,7006$4,054
Totals for Government 59$321,827$65,45627$12,185

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

  • Construction - General: $250,000 ($76.41)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,414,000 ($737.78)
    Sewerage: $944,000 ($288.51)
    Police Protection: $681,000 ($208.13)
    Solid Waste Management: $569,000 ($173.90)
    Fire Protection: $417,000 ($127.44)
    Water Utilities: $405,000 ($123.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $325,000 ($99.33)
    Financial Administration: $277,000 ($84.66)
    Regular Highways: $175,000 ($53.48)
    Central Staff Services: $104,000 ($31.78)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $24,000 ($7.33)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,282,000 ($1003.06)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $110,000 ($33.62)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $1,292,000 ($394.87)
    Sewerage: $1,258,000 ($384.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $692,000 ($211.49)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $49,000 ($14.98)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $186,000 ($56.85)
    Interest Earnings: $49,000 ($14.98)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $539,000 ($164.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $199,000 ($60.82)
    All Other: $60,000 ($18.34)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $2,448,000 ($748.17)
    NEC: $13,000 ($3.97)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,826,000 ($558.07)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $401,000 ($122.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $1,806,000 ($551.96)
    Other, NEC: $401,000 ($122.56)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $20,000 ($6.11)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $10,000 ($3.06)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $1,540,000 ($470.66)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $92,000 ($28.12)

8.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
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  2.32% ($39,511 average AGI)


8.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.99%
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  2.77% ($52,093 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.98% ($45,947)
to Nome Census Area, AK  0.82% ($36,438)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kotzebue:

  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Kotzebue:

  • K09OV (Channel 9; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13UE (Channel 13; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
Kotzebue fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Kotzebue fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 700Total average daily traffic
  • 6Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,200Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Kotzebue)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 602 B 3rd Ave (Lat: 66.897528 Lon: -162.592222), Type: Pole, Structure height: 12.6 m, Overall height: 13 m, Call Sign: KUV616
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.965 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/04/2005, Expiration Date: 08/06/2015
    Registrant: Procomm Alaska, 2100 E 63rd Ave, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 563-1176, Email:
  • Ast Ofc Museum Bldg (Lat: 66.892389 Lon: -162.607250), Structure height: 11 m, Call Sign: WNRQ241
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz, 155.295 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2005, Expiration Date: 03/14/2015
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Lat: 68.073000 Lon: -162.855861, Call Sign: WPSJ807
    Assigned Frequencies: 456.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/23/2001, Expiration Date: 05/23/2011, Cancellation Date: 07/23/2011, Certifier: Mark A Bowers
    Registrant: Blooston Mordkofsky Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street Nw Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5536, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • 436 5th Stevens Way (Lat: 66.896083 Lon: -162.585972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10 m, Overall height: 15 m, Call Sign: WQCP516
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.160 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/22/2005, Expiration Date: 10/19/2005, Cancellation Date: 01/07/2006, Certifier: Eugene Smith
    Registrant: Electronic Service, Spruce Ridge, Ambler, AK 99786, Phone: (907) 445-2102, Email:
  • Lat: 66.895278 Lon: -162.590361, Call Sign: WQEP860
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz, 451.775 MHz, 452.125 MHz, 452.625 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2006, Expiration Date: 03/21/2016, Certifier: Don Gallahorn
    Registrant: Puget Sound Instrument Co., 2612 Pacific Hwy. E., Tacoma, WA 98424, Phone: (253) 922-7890, Fax: (253) 922-2650, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 4.1 Mi (Lat: 66.838778 Lon: -162.570861), Structure height: 101 m, Call Sign: KPH873
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/1987, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014
    Registrant: Kotzebue Broadcasting, Inc., P.O Box 78 396 Lagoon Street, Kotzebue, AK 99752
  • 396 Lagoon St (Lat: 66.899333 Lon: -162.586417), Structure height: 24 m, Call Sign: KVB777
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/09/1987, Expiration Date: 02/01/2014
    Registrant: Kotzebue Broadcasting, Inc., P.O Box 78 396 Lagoon Street, Kotzebue, AK 99752

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (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:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Kotzebue)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

74 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Kotzebue)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 16
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Kotzebue

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Kotzebue, AK
Most common first names in Kotzebue, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Frank770.7 years
John771.0 years
Henry563.8 years
George573.6 years
Charlie579.6 years
William552.4 years
Elmer474.0 years
Fred476.2 years
Esther476.7 years
Mary481.2 years
Most common last names in Kotzebue, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Henry1261.2 years
Nelson762.9 years
Mills774.6 years
Hensley764.1 years
Stalker556.4 years
Harris567.2 years
Smith570.0 years
Schaeffer477.0 years
Hunnicutt482.3 years
Mendenhall472.0 years

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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Air transportation"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
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  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Health care"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #96 (99752) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking other language at home (pop 1,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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