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Population in 2012: 91 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -20.9%
Males: 57  (63.2%)
Females: 34  (36.8%)

Median resident age:  43.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99624

Estimated median household income in 2012: $82,665 (it was $40,833 in 2000)
Larsen Bay:

$82,665
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $33,234

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,124 (it was $96,300 in 2000)
Larsen Bay:

$96,124
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $94,224; Detached houses: $94,224

Median gross rent in 2012: $850.

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  • American Indian alone - 62 (71.3%)
  • White alone - 21 (24.1%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (4.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Larsen Bay: 113.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Russian (3.1%), Dutch (2.1%), German (2.1%), Swedish (1.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 5.44 square miles.

Population density: 17 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Larsen Bay:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Larsen Bay city:

  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 69.5%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 1.2%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

1 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.9%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Larsen Bay, Alaska as of September 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Larsen Bay to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $350 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (293.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2314.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Karluk, AK (3.8 miles) , Old Harbor, AK (5.9 miles ), Akhiok, AK (6.4 miles) , Port Lions, AK (6.9 miles ), Womens Bay, AK (7.3 miles ), Aleneva, AK (7.3 miles) , Kodiak Station, AK (7.5 miles ), Ouzinkie, AK (7.8 miles ).

Latitude: 57.54 N, Longitude: 153.99 W

Area code: 907

Larsen Bay household income distribution Larsen Bay home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -33 (-22.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (59%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (13%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (89%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


Average climate in Larsen Bay, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Larsen Bay-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 1126% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 36.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 47.6 miles away from Larsen Bay center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 37.5 miles away from the city center
On 12/6/1999 at 23:12:33, a magnitude 7.0 (6.8 MB, 7.0 MW, 7.0 ML, Depth: 41.0 mi) earthquake occurred 23.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/10/2001 at 16:02:44, a magnitude 7.0 (6.2 MB, 6.8 MS, 7.0 MW, 6.8 MW, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Larsen Bay center
On 7/11/2000 at 01:32:28, a magnitude 6.8 (6.3 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.8 ME, 6.6 ML, Depth: 27.1 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 18.2 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 Larsen Bay:

  • Larsen Bay Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 1,950, Itinerant Ops: 280, Local Ops: 1,500)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Larsen Bay:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 292 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 546 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1423 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1425 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1444 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1467 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Olympic College (about 1470 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 3,930)

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Notable locations in Larsen Bay: Larsen Bay Volunteer Fire Department / Village Response Team (A), Kodiak Area Native Association Larsen Bay Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Kodiak Island 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 Larsen Bay and their reported violations in the past:

LARSEN BAY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 335, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2005
  • 29 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • 33 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 144 regular monitoring violations
  • 60 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)

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

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Larsen Bay, AK

Larsen Bay compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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


Larsen Bay travel time to work - commute


Larsen Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (95%)
  • Wood (5%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Larsen Bay city (based on Kodiak Island Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 25.61%
Here25.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodChristian and Missionary Alliance
Adherents32.0%16.1%10.7%7.4%7.1%
Congregations5.0%20.0%5.0%10.0%5.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents7.1%4.9%3.4%2.3%9.0%
Congregations5.0%10.0%5.0%5.0%30.0%
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
Kodiak Island Borough:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Kodiak Island Borough:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kodiak Island Borough:

26.6%
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
Financial Administration 1$2,192$26,3041$1,355
Other Government Administration 1$3,100$37,2000$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$213
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,736
Totals for Government 2$5,292$31,7523$3,304

Larsen Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $70,000 ($769.23)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $250,000 ($2747.25)
    Financial Administration: $124,000 ($1362.64)
    Electric Utilities: $106,000 ($1164.84)
    Sewerage: $24,000 ($263.74)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($109.89)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($109.89)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($65.93)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($43.96)
    Solid Waste Management: $3,000 ($32.97)
    Air Transportation: $2,000 ($21.98)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($10.99)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $52,000 ($571.43)

Larsen Bay government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $175,000 ($1923.08)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($186.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($802.20)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($65.93)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $283,000 ($3109.89)
    Water Utilities: $7,000 ($76.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $78,000 ($857.14)
    All Other: $3,000 ($32.97)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $10,000 ($109.89)

Larsen Bay government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $82,000 ($901.10)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $82,000 ($901.10)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $308,000 ($3384.62)

10.28% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($32,739 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.28%
Alaska average:

9.33%

0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($504 average AGI)
Kodiak Island Borough:

0.20%
Alaska average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.97% ($26,792 average AGI)
from San Diego County, CA  0.30% ($26,000)
from Honolulu County, HI  0.26% ($22,154)


12.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($43,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.04%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.24% of residents moved to foreign countries ($322 average AGI)
Kodiak Island Borough:

0.24%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.12% ($31,206 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.43% ($46,636)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.40% ($46,700)

Strongest AM radio stations in Larsen Bay:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KVOK (560 AM; 1 kW; KODIAK, AK; Owner: KODIAK ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Larsen Bay:

  • K269AW (101.7 FM; LARSEN BAY, AK; Owner: KODIAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Larsen Bay:

  • K07OO (Channel 7; LARSEN BAY, AK; Owner: VILLAGE OF LARSEN BAY)
  • K09QE (Channel 9; LARSEN BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • White House On Cannery St. (Lat: 57.537083 Lon: -153.988750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPON879
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, Certifier: Tina Pidgeon
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jimmy R Sipes, Within The Town Of Larsen Bay (Lat: 57.537083 Lon: -153.988750), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Town Of Larsen Bay (Lat: 57.537083 Lon: -153.988750), Type: 19.8, Structure height: 02150 m, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Johnsons Hunting Camp (Lat: 57.516778 Lon: -153.966194), Call Sign: WNIT413, Licensee ID: L00044436
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.420 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/29/2002, Expiration Date: 05/04/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2012
    Registrant: Jerry Johnson, Larsen Bay, AK 99624, Phone: (907) 487-2248
  • 251 Low Rd (Lat: 57.534278 Lon: -153.980639), Type: Building, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPRA597
    Assigned Frequencies: 469.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/04/2005, Expiration Date: 07/25/2015, Certifier: Linda C Eaton
    Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 26941 Cabot Road #134, Laguna Hills, CA 92653, Phone: (949) 348-8510

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Corner Of Third & G Streets (Lat: 57.537306 Lon: -153.982306), Call Sign: KNKP434
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.025 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/25/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018, Certifier: Lars A Danner
    Registrant: Karen Brinkmann Pllc, 2300 N Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 365-0325, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5
  • 101 Beach Dr (Lat: 57.542056 Lon: -153.968139), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KJC86
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.12640 MHz, 6.51740 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/14/1997, Expiration Date: 01/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002
    Registrant: Frank M Carlson, Larsen Bay, AK 99624
  • Kodiak Salmon Packers Cannery (Lat: 57.515944 Lon: -154.002306), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: KXD26, Licensee ID: L00007276
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.18340 MHz, 2.45140 MHz, 2.51340 MHz, 3.19940 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 3.26240 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/25/1997, Expiration Date: 05/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2002
    Registrant: Kodiak Salmon Packers Inc, 20520 Brown Rd, Monroe, WA 98272
  • S Amook Island Uyak Bay (Lat: 56.432528 Lon: -153.852306), Type: Pole, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KYG90
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.18340 MHz, 2.44840 MHz, 2.45140 MHz, 5.16890 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/09/1997, Expiration Date: 04/09/2002, Cancellation Date: 07/14/2002
    Registrant: G Steele Davis, Larsen Bay, AK 99624
  • 101 Beach Dr (Lat: 57.542056 Lon: -153.968139), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WBH90
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.42040 MHz, 5.16890 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/1996, Expiration Date: 03/15/2001, Cancellation Date: 06/17/2001
    Registrant: Frank M Carlson, Larsen Bay, AK 99624
  • Kodiak Salmon Packers Cannery (Lat: 57.515944 Lon: -154.002306), Type: Building, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WHG619, Licensee ID: L00007276
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 4.15040 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 8.29540 MHz, 12.3574 MHz, 16.5324 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/26/1997, Expiration Date: 05/27/2002, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2002
    Registrant: Kodiak Salmon Packers Inc, 20520 Brown Rd, Monroe, WA 98272


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