Minto, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 210. Population change since 2000: -18.6%
Males: 115  (54.8%)
Females: 95  (45.2%)
Median resident age:  29.6 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99758.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,227 (it was $21,250 in 2000)
Minto:

$29,227
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,137 (it was $9,639 in 2000)

Minto CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $106,220 (it was $48,800 in 2000)
Minto:

$106,220
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $121,667; Detached houses: $121,667

Median gross rent in 2012: $542.

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Minto races chart
  • American Indian alone - 190 (90.5%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (4.8%)
  • White alone - 9 (4.3%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Minto: 109.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 135.1 square miles.

Population density: 1.6 people per square mile   (very low).

Minto, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Minto:

  • High school or higher: 72.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 40.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Minto CDP:

  • Never married: 64.7%
  • Now married: 21.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 10.1%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Minto, Alaska as of May 23, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Minto to the number of sex offenders is 42 to 1.


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

Minto CDP:  1.3% ($638)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (274.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2504.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Rampart, AK (5.7 miles) , Livengood, AK (5.7 miles) , Manley Hot Springs, AK (6.2 miles) , Four Mile Road, AK (6.3 miles) , Goldstream, AK (6.5 miles ), Nenana, AK (6.5 miles ), Ester, AK (6.8 miles ), Chena Ridge, AK (6.8 miles ).

Latitude: 65.16 N, Longitude: 149.37 W

Area code: 907

Minto household income distribution Minto home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (34%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Utilities (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Educational services (48%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (27%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (13%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (22%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7%)

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

Average climate in Minto, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Minto, Alaska average temperatures Minto, Alaska average precipitation Minto, Alaska humidity Minto, Alaska wind speed Minto, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Minto-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 554% 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 291.4 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 122.2 miles away from Minto center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 118.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1995 at 05:23:18, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.2 ML, Depth: 5.7 mi) earthquake occurred 24.8 miles away from Minto center
On 3/9/1985 at 14:08:04, a magnitude 6.2 (5.9 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.0 ML) earthquake occurred 74.5 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 Minto:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Minto:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 50 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 275 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 275 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1496 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1500 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1517 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1522 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Minto:

  • Minto School (Students: 55; Location: LAKER ONE ST; Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Minto: Minto Fire Department (A), Tanana Chiefs Conference Minto Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Uncle Sam Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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 Minto and their reported violations in the past:

MINTO COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 205, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAY-05-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from APR-01-2014 to MAY-05-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (3 times from MAR-07-2014 to MAY-05-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (4 times from FEB-12-2014 to MAY-05-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (4 times from FEB-12-2014 to MAY-05-2014)
  • 4 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-30-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUN-30-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014), St Other (2 times from FEB-12-2014 to MAY-05-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Unfilt/GWR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2014), St Other (2 times from FEB-12-2014 to MAY-05-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-01-2011, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-27-2014), St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 20.1%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

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

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  18.5%
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: 1.5% of all households

Minto 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.
  • Median age 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Minto travel time to work - commute Minto mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Wood (21%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.73%
Here: 48.7%
USA: 50.2%

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%

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Minto:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Minto:

  • KUAC (89.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • KIAK-FM (102.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYSC (96.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP-FM (100.3 FM; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK. MISSIONARY FLWSHP)
  • K203CT (88.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)

TV broadcast stations around Minto:

  • K05HZ (Channel 5; MINTO, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07QF (Channel 7; MINTO, AK; Owner: MINTO VILLAGE COUNCIL)
  • K13TK (Channel 13; MINTO, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Minto)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MINTO AK, North Of Minto (Lat: 65.037833 Lon: -149.503333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 31 m, Call Sign: WQOJ417
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 10/17/2021, Cancellation Date: 04/17/2013, Certifier: Christopher J Mcneal
    Registrant: Drs Technical Services, Inc, 307 1st Street West, Suite 6, Polson, MT 59860, Phone: (800) 330-0784, Fax: (406) 883-5812, Email:
  • MINTO, Section 30, Township 5 N, Range 9 W, Fairbanks Meridian, Manley Hot Springs (Lat: 65.235389 Lon: -149.499028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: WQPP361
    Assigned Frequencies: 6725.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/11/2012, Expiration Date: 07/11/2022, Certifier: Donald Eller
    Registrant: Yukon Telephone, 6270 E Beechcraft Rd, Wasilla, AK 99654, Phone: (907) 745-5363, Fax: (907) 745-5362, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Minto Camp (Lat: 65.152306 Lon: -149.342167), Call Sign: KNLV828
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.630 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/11/2006, Expiration Date: 05/07/2016
    Registrant: United Utilities, Inc, 5450 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99518, Phone: (907) 273-5280, Fax: (907) 273-5315, Email:

Minto on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other direct selling establishments"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Healthcare practitioner and technical occupations:"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Top executives"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Accommodation and food services"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
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