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Population in 2012: 99 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -2.0%
 

Males: 49  (50.0%)
Females: 50  (50.0%)

Median resident age:  31.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99754

Estimated median household income in 2012: $18,965 (it was $19,375 in 2000)
Koyukuk:

$18,965
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,827

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $69,543 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Koyukuk:

$69,543
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $77,545; Detached houses: $77,545

Median gross rent in 2012: $513.

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  • American Indian alone - 93 (96.9%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (2.1%)
  • White alone - 1 (1.0%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Koyukuk: 105.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Italian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 6.24 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Koyukuk:

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.7%
  • Unemployed: 40.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Koyukuk city:

  • Never married: 72.5%
  • Now married: 10.0%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 12.5%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (356.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2683.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Nulato, AK (4.0 miles ), Galena, AK (5.1 miles ), Kaltag, AK (7.0 miles ), Ruby, AK (8.1 miles) , Huslia, AK (8.3 miles ), Koyuk, AK (10.1 miles ), Shaktoolik, AK (10.5 miles ), Unalakleet, AK (10.7 miles ).

Latitude: 64.88 N, Longitude: 157.70 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.5%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -23 (-18.5%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (50%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Public administration (79%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)


Average climate in Koyukuk, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Koyukuk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 59% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 96.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/13/2003 at 18:27:46, a magnitude 5.1 (4.6 MB, 5.1 ML, 4.8 ML, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from Koyukuk center
On 5/17/1999 at 17:32:10, a magnitude 4.9 (4.5 MB, 4.9 ML, 4.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/1997 at 01:42:37, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.9 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 76.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/6/2006 at 23:26:58, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.6 miles away from Koyukuk center
On 9/3/1994 at 01:07:08, a magnitude 4.7 (4.1 ML, 4.7 ML, Depth: 11.9 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Koyukuk:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Koyukuk:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 291 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 355 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1698 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1701 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1723 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1750 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1757 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public elementary/middle school in Koyukuk:

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Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 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 Koyukuk and their reported violations in the past:

KOYUKUK SAFEWATER FACILITY (Population served: 127, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and OCT-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-24-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and OCT-13-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-14-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-13-2005)
  • 41 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 322 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 54.5%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 56.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  16.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Koyukuk, AK

Koyukuk compared to Alaska state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Koyukuk travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Wood (39%)
  • Other fuel (6%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Koyukuk city (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.73%
Here48.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents52.4%39.8%4.2%3.3%0.3%
Congregations45.9%29.7%10.8%10.8%2.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 3$2,412
Sewerage 0$0 1$251
Water Supply 0$0 1$2,010
Electric Power 0$0 3$2,051
Local Libraries 0$0 1$670
Other and Unallocable 0$0 7$3,903
Totals for Government 0$0 16$11,297

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

  • Construction - General: $23,000 ($232.32)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $135,000 ($1363.64)
    Financial Administration: $66,000 ($666.67)
    Electric Utilities: $64,000 ($646.46)
    Libraries: $11,000 ($111.11)
    Health Services - Other: $7,000 ($70.71)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($50.51)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($20.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,000 ($10.10)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $151,000 ($1525.25)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $102,000 ($1030.30)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($10.10)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $11,000 ($111.11)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $92,000 ($929.29)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($292.93)
    All Other: $16,000 ($161.62)

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

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $23,000 ($232.32)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $23,000 ($232.32)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.33% ($20,208 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.97% ($33,200)


10.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  4.72% ($29,294 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($31,538)

Strongest AM radio stations in Koyukuk:

  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Koyukuk:

  • K03FZ (Channel 3; KOYUKUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13TQ (Channel 13; KOYUKUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)


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