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Population in 2012: 27 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +17.4%
Males: 11  (41.5%)
Females: 16  (58.5%)

Median resident age:  55.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99833

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,686 (it was $45,833 in 2000)
Kupreanof:

$32,686
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,532

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,456 (it was $192,200 in 2000)
Kupreanof:

$124,456
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $138,222; Detached houses: $138,222

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  • White alone - 24 (88.9%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (7.4%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (3.7%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Kupreanof: 118.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (12.3%), English (9.2%), Swedish (9.2%), Danish (4.6%), Irish (4.6%), Welsh (3.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 4.00 square miles.

Population density: 6.7 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Kupreanof:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Kupreanof city:

  • Never married: 34.6%
  • Now married: 65.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

4 residents are foreign born (17.4% Europe).

This city:  17.4%
Alaska:  6.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (667.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1716.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Petersburg, AK (1.4 miles ), Wrangell, AK (5.8 miles ), Kake, AK (6.1 miles ), Point Baker, AK (6.4 miles) , Port Protection, AK (6.5 miles) , Hobart Bay, AK (6.8 miles) , Whale Pass, AK (7.0 miles) , Thoms Place, AK (7.3 miles) .

Latitude: 56.82 N, Longitude: 132.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Kupreanof household income distribution Kupreanof home values distribution


Population change in the 1990s: 0 (0.0%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (30%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (30%)
  • Accommodation and food services (30%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


Average climate in Kupreanof, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Kupreanof-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 91% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/2001 at 09:26:20, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 89.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2004 at 02:21:04, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 61.1 miles away from Kupreanof center
On 9/7/2006 at 12:41:19, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 41.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/2004 at 10:16:56, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 ML, 3.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 44.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/2007 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 57.1 miles away from Kupreanof center
On 8/14/2007 at 17:00:07, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 ML, 3.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Kupreanof:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 670 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 706 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 710 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 732 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 744 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Everett Community College (about 759 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 767 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Kupreanof: White Pass City Dock (A), Petersburg Fisheries Pier (B), Chatham Seafood Pier (C), Kupreanof Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Coho Creek (A), Petersburg Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Wrangell-Petersburg 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 2012: 7.3%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  1.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  40.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  13.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Kupreanof compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Kupreanof travel time to work - commute


Kupreanof mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (46%)
  • Wood (46%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Kupreanof city (based on Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.42%
Here38.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSalvation ArmyEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents22.5%22.4%16.6%8.6%6.9%
Congregations12.5%12.5%8.3%12.5%8.3%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Southern Baptist ConventionSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents6.7%5.5%3.5%3.4%3.8%
Congregations12.5%4.2%8.3%8.3%12.5%
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: 5
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

8.37 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area:

25.4%
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

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $17,000 ($629.63)
    Central Staff Services: $8,000 ($296.30)
    General - Other: $4,000 ($148.15)
    General Public Buildings: $3,000 ($111.11)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($37.04)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($37.04)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($37.04)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General: $3,000 ($111.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $18,000 ($666.67)

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

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $2,000 ($74.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $21,000 ($777.78)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,000 ($37.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($1074.07)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $446,000 ($16518.52)

7.08% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,444 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.08%
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 Juneau City and Borough, AK  0.93% ($34,143 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.49% ($35,182)


8.66% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
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 Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.04% ($33,292 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.70% ($36,438)
to Sitka City and Borough, AK  0.61% ($21,714)

Strongest AM radio stations in Kupreanof:

  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KIFW (1230 AM; 1 kW; SITKA, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Kupreanof:

  • KFSK (100.9 FM; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NARROWS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • K276BD (103.1 FM; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NARROWS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K216AA (91.1 FM; POINT BAKER, AK; Owner: NARROWS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Kupreanof:

  • K15AF (Channel 15; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K21CK (Channel 21; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA/DIV OF TELE. OPER.)
  • K09OU (Channel 9; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NARROWS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K11QC (Channel 11; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NARROWS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MANLEY, 1.5 Mi N Of (Lat: 57.114639 Lon: -134.812306), Structure height: 16.8 m, Overall height: 22.9 m, Call Sign: WHD938
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 02/01/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Alascom, Inc., 505 E. Bluff Drive, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: (907) 264-7877, Fax: (907) 264-7169, Email:


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