Mountain Village, Alaska

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Population in 2012: 851 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.7%
 
Males: 424  (49.9%)
Females: 427  (50.1%)
Median resident age:  22.6 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99632.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,168 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Mountain Village:

$49,168
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,392 (it was $9,653 in 2000)

Mountain Village city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $80,876 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Mountain Village:

$80,876
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $124,236; Detached houses: $131,942; Mobile homes: $10,857

Median gross rent in 2012: $450.

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Mountain Village races chart
  • American Indian alone - 745 (91.6%)
  • White alone - 34 (4.2%)
  • Two or more races - 25 (3.1%)
  • Asian alone - 6 (0.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mountain Village: 110.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Russian (3.8%), Swedish (1.9%), French (1.4%), German (1.0%), Italian (1.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 4.35 square miles.

Population density: 196 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).
Mountain Village, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Mountain Village:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 30.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Village city:

  • Never married: 48.9%
  • Now married: 37.7%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 4.3%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 16 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Village, Alaska as of January 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mountain Village to the number of sex offenders is 53 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $199 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (462.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2756.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Pitkas Point, AK (3.9 miles) , St. Mary's, AK (4.1 miles ), Pilot Station, AK (5.4 miles ), Nunam Iqua, AK (6.9 miles) , Sheldon Point (Nunam Iqua), AK (6.9 miles) , Alakanuk, AK (7.1 miles ), Emmonak, AK (7.4 miles ), Marshall, AK (7.4 miles ).

Latitude: 62.09 N, Longitude: 163.72 W

Area code: 907

Mountain Village household income distribution Mountain Village home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

25.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+11.5%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secondary school teachers (9%)
  • Carpenters (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Cashiers (7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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

Average climate in Mountain Village, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mountain Village-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 389% 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 534.1 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 419.4 miles away from Mountain Village 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 513.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 497.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 505.3 miles away from Mountain Village center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 438.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Mountain Village:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mountain Village:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 460 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 460 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 526 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1817 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1820 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1823 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1841 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Mountain Village:

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Library in Mountain Village:

  • MOUNTAIN VILLAGE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,650; Location: 1 SAINT MARY'S HIGHWAY; 4,400 books; 794 audio materials; 350 video materials; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Mountain Village: Mountain Village Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health George Waskey Memorial Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Drinking water stations with addresses in Mountain Village and their reported violations in the past:

MOUNTAIN VILLAGE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2000, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAY-31-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-22-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-22-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-02-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2004)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-31-2005 to JUN-09-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-31-2005 to JUN-09-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-29-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2000)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 29 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
LYSD HOOPER BAY SCHOOL (Population served: 427, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2006 and MAY-08-2006, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and OCT-20-2003, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed No longer subject to Rule (OCT-20-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and DEC-14-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-14-1998), Fed Formal NOV issued (APR-22-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2000)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 8 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
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: 0.5% of all households

Mountain Village compared to Alaska 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 significantly 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.
  • Number of college students 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

Mountain Village travel time to work - commute Mountain Village mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Wood (35%)
  • Electricity (2%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mountain Village city (based on Wade Hampton Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.96%
Here: 77.0%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Wade Hampton Census Area:

22.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Wade Hampton Census Area:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wade Hampton Census Area:

29.9%
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$2,852$34,2241$1,304
Other Government Administration 2$7,597$45,5826$2,299
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 3$4,786
Water Supply 1$5,540$66,4803$5,047
Electric Power 0$0 2$2,236
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$576
Totals for Government 4$15,989$47,96718$16,248

Mountain Village government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $229,000 ($269.10)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($92.83)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($86.96)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($84.61)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($55.23)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($37.60)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($28.20)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($27.03)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($11.75)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $347,000 ($407.76)

Mountain Village government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $147,000 ($172.74)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($105.76)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($105.76)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $50,000 ($58.75)
    General Support: $42,000 ($49.35)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $67,000 ($78.73)

6.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 200530,614 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
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 Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($27,783 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.96% ($16,222)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.53% ($24,800)


8.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 200627,392 ($ average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.03% ($24,672 average AGI)
to Bethel Census Area, AK  1.25% ($19,167)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.63% ($20,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mountain Village:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Mountain Village:

  • K07QJ (Channel 7; MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, AK; Owner: AZACHORAK CORPORATION)
  • K13TJ (Channel 13; MOUNTAIN VILLAGE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Mountain Village fatal accident list:

Sep 15, 2011 02:30 AM, New Airport Road, Lat: 62.09580, Lon: -163.65831, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Most common first names in Mountain Village, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George378.3 years
Mary379.0 years
William369.0 years
John253.0 years
Charlie275.0 years
Aloysius265.5 years
Jack284.4 years
Anna281.5 years
Most common last names in Mountain Village, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Beans971.3 years
Peterson767.6 years
Andrews444.7 years
Waskey476.3 years
George370.4 years
Agwiak278.5 years
Joe281.5 years
Alexie261.5 years
Johnson273.0 years
Kachuskinak281.0 years

Mountain Village on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Financial specialists:"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Education, training, and library occupations:"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Therapists"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Educational services"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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