Lower Kalskag, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 295 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.5%
 
Males: 136  (46.4%)
Females: 159  (53.6%)
Median resident age:  25.8 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99607, 99626.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,754 (it was $25,625 in 2000)
Lower Kalskag:

$43,754
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,559 (it was $7,654 in 2000)

Lower Kalskag city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,418 (it was $100,900 in 2000)
Lower Kalskag:

$167,418
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $174,322; Detached houses: $174,322

Median gross rent in 2012: $668.

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Lower Kalskag races chart
  • American Indian alone - 260 (92.2%)
  • Two or more races - 14 (5.0%)
  • White alone - 7 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lower Kalskag: 112.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.5%), Swiss (4.5%), Hungarian (2.1%), Lithuanian (2.1%), United States (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 1.28 square miles.

Population density: 230 people per square mile   (very low).

Lower Kalskag, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Lower Kalskag:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 42.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lower Kalskag city:

  • Never married: 56.0%
  • Now married: 26.7%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Lower Kalskag, Alaska as of March 01, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Lower Kalskag to the number of sex offenders is 98 to 1.


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

Lower Kalskag city:  1.1% ($1,143)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (351.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2639.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Upper Kalskag, AK (1.5 miles ), Aniak, AK (5.2 miles ), Tuluksak, AK (5.9 miles ), Chuathbaluk, AK (6.1 miles) , Russian Mission, AK (6.1 miles ), Akiak, AK (7.1 miles ), Holy Cross, AK (7.1 miles ), Akiachak, AK (7.4 miles ).

Latitude: 61.51 N, Longitude: 160.36 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Lower Kalskag household income distribution Lower Kalskag home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

16.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -25 (-8.6%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (39%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (46%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (19%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Construction laborers (12%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (8%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (8%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (28%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (20%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (12%)

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

Average climate in Lower Kalskag, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lower Kalskag-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 522% 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 424.1 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 342.1 miles away from Lower Kalskag 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 425.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 390.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 433.8 miles away from Lower Kalskag center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 335.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lower Kalskag:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 350 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 350 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 454 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1701 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1704 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1707 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1725 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public elementary/middle school in Lower Kalskag:

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Notable locations in Lower Kalskag: Lower Kalskag Fire Station (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Crimet Phillips Senior Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bethel 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 Lower Kalskag and their reported violations in the past:

LOWER KALSKAG WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 302, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-13-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-09-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-26-2008 to FEB-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-26-2008 to FEB-01-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-26-2008 to FEB-01-2010)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.4% for American Indian residents, 30.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.3%
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: 1.3% of all households

Lower Kalskag compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Lower Kalskag travel time to work - commute Lower Kalskag mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (50%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lower Kalskag city (based on Bethel Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.89%
Here: 47.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMoravian Church in AmericaOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents46.2%27.9%20.1%2.5%3.3%
Congregations18.6%41.9%20.9%4.7%14.0%
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
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
Other Government Administration 0$0 4$5,597
Firefighters 0$0 1$868
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,731
Totals for Government 0$0 8$8,196

Lower Kalskag government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $34,000 ($115.25)
    Financial Administration: $28,000 ($94.92)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($74.58)
    Sewerage: $16,000 ($54.24)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($47.46)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($33.90)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($6.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $66,000 ($223.73)

Lower Kalskag government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $60,000 ($203.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $18,000 ($61.02)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $14,000 ($47.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $32,000 ($108.47)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $80,000 ($271.19)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lower Kalskag:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • 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)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lower Kalskag:

  • K09TR (Channel 9; KALSKAG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11RF (Channel 11; KALSKAG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Lower Kalskag fatal accident list:

Jan 12, 2001 08:00 PM, Kalskag Airport Rd, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 61.522639 Lon: -160.354389, Call Sign: WQJF586
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/20/2008, Expiration Date: 08/20/2018, Certifier: Steve Cropsey
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464
  • Lat: 61.533250 Lon: -160.346972, Call Sign: WQNF589
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.2600 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/21/2011, Expiration Date: 01/21/2021, Certifier: Brad Allen
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc., 965 Wells Street, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

Most common last names in Lower Kalskag, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Evan767.2 years
Levi475.0 years
Littlefish380.0 years
Nook361.7 years
Abruska282.0 years
Crisco263.5 years
Williams257.0 years

Lower Kalskag on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Protective service occupations:"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: U. S. Postal service"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely lesbian couples (counted as self-reported female-female unmarried-partner households)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #97 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations:"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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