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Population in 2010: 1,405. Population change since 2000: +2.2%
Males: 754  (53.7%)
Females: 651  (46.3%)

Median resident age:  35.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99926.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,046 (it was $43,516 in 2000)
Metlakatla:

$47,046
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,245

Metlakatla CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $111,063 (it was $94,400 in 2000)
Metlakatla:

$111,063
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $120,330; Detached houses: $138,935; Mobile homes: $38,589

Median gross rent in 2012: $664.

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  • American Indian alone - 1,253 (80.4%)
  • Two or more races - 140 (9.0%)
  • White alone - 118 (7.6%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 2 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Metlakatla: 109.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (2.9%), English (1.6%), United States (1.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 2.32 square miles.

Population density: 606 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Metlakatla:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Metlakatla CDP:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

11 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.7%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Metlakatla, Alaska as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Metlakatla to the number of sex offenders is 156 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (586.6 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (653.4 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1587.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Saxman, AK (3.7 miles ), Ketchikan, AK (4.0 miles ), Loring, AK (5.7 miles) , Kasaan, AK (6.6 miles) , Hydaburg, AK (7.0 miles ), Meyers Chuck, AK (7.1 miles) , Hollis, AK (7.2 miles) , Thorne Bay, AK (7.4 miles ).

Latitude: 55.13 N, Longitude: 131.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (11%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Child care workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

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Average climate in Metlakatla, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Metlakatla-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/12/1990 at 22:17:05, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 MB, 4.2 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 85.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/28/2005 at 10:40:17, a magnitude 4.3 (3.6 MB, 4.3 MW, Depth: 13.7 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 88.5 miles away from Metlakatla center
On 6/6/1995 at 11:06:12, a magnitude 4.3 (4.2 MB, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/12/1990 at 22:48:15, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/13/1995 at 18:46:30, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 97.4 miles away from Metlakatla center
On 2/17/2001 at 21:17:16, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 98.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Birthplace of: Chris Bryant - College basketball player (Drake Bulldogs).


Hospitals/medical centers near Metlakatla:

  • KETCHIKAN GENERAL HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; KETCHIKAN, AK)

Political contributions by individuals in Metlakatla, AK

located in Metlakatla:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Metlakatla:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 584 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 587 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 609 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 636 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 643 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 646 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 3,488)
  • Olympic College (about 649 miles; Bremerton, WA; FT enrollment: 3,930)

Public high school in Metlakatla:

Public elementary/middle schools in Metlakatla:

Private elementary/middle school in Metlakatla:

  • BIBLE BAPTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 8; Location: AURIEL ST; Grades: 2 - 10)
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Library in Metlakatla:

  • CENTENNIAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,533; Location: 4TH & MILTON STREET; 8,978 books; 45 audio materials; 211 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 32 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • no tv stations are receivable in Metlakatla, except by satallite or cable

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Notable locations in Metlakatla: Indian Health Service Annette Island Service Unit (A), Metlakatla Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotel: Tuck'Em Inn (Box 574 Hillcrest Road).

 
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan 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: 11.9%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 12.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.5% for American Indian residents, 3.4% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  72.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
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: 0.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Metlakatla, AK

Metlakatla compared to Alaska state average:

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  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Metlakatla travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • Wood (25%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Metlakatla CDP (based on Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.77%
Here21.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents43.1%11.5%11.3%7.0%27.1%
Congregations31.8%13.6%9.1%4.5%40.9%
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
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

34.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

9.85% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($35,205 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.85%
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 Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK  1.65% ($30,889 average AGI)
from Juneau City and Borough, AK  0.73% ($42,917)


9.74% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,396 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.74%
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 Ketchikan Gateway Borough, AK  1.65% ($16,111 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.80% ($31,154)

Strongest AM radio stations in Metlakatla:

  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Metlakatla:

  • KFMJ (99.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: TLP COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KGTW (106.7 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K248AI (97.5 FM; CRAIG, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K258AD (99.5 FM; CRAIG, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Metlakatla:

  • K07SL (Channel 7; METLAKATLA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11QZ (Channel 11; METLAKATLA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K15AR (Channel 15; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K21AH (Channel 21; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Metlakatla fatal accident list:

Jan 30, 1999 04:99 AM, Airport Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 11, 1990 00:35 AM, Airport Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 28, 1988 05:05 PM, Second Ave, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $43,000
Total average daily traffic: 325
Total average daily truck traffic: 17
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 494

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Metlakatla)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Police Station 8th Ave (Lat: 55.128833 Lon: -131.574167), Call Sign: KNGV997, Licensee ID: L00027011
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz, 155.370 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2003, Expiration Date: 06/20/2013
    Registrant: Metlakatla Indian Community, Metlakatla, AK 99926

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: WL7ADS
    Grant Date: 03/29/1994, Expiration Date: 03/29/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/30/2006
    Registrant: Paul D Askren, Box 68 13th Ave, Metlakatla, AK 99926
  • Call Sign: WL7OT, Licensee ID: L01000603
    Grant Date: 04/06/2005, Expiration Date: 04/06/2015
    Registrant: Carol J Hildebrand, Hillcrest, Metlakatla, AK 99926


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Metlakatla, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John668.4 years
Charles476.5 years
Lillian481.5 years
Margaret477.7 years
Henry464.1 years
William469.3 years
Dorothy380.3 years
Frieda372.3 years
David375.3 years
Martha371.4 years
Most common last names in Metlakatla, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Booth1773.3 years
Williams1174.6 years
Dundas1070.3 years
Atkinson777.5 years
Nelson762.7 years
Hayward773.4 years
Leask780.7 years
Fawcett680.3 years
Haldane572.8 years
Milne477.0 years

Businesses in Metlakatla, AK

  • AT&T: 1


Metlakatla on our top lists:

  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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