Mountain Village, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 870 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.2%
 
Males: 432  (49.7%)
Females: 438  (50.3%)
Median resident age:  20.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99632.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,039 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Mountain Village:

$49,039
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $10,839 (it was $9,653 in 2000)

Mountain Village city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $99,793 (it was $68,800 in 2000)
Mountain Village:

$99,793
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $145,474; Detached houses: $151,027; Mobile homes: $13,897

Median gross rent in 2013: $445.

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  • Races in Mountain Village, AK (2010)

    Mountain Village races chart
    • 74591.6%American Indian alone
    • 344.2%White alone
    • 253.1%Two or more races
    • 60.7%Asian alone
    • 30.4%Hispanic

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mountain Village: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Russian (2.8%), Swedish (1.7%), Italian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 4.35 square miles.

Population density: 200 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Mountain Village:

  • High school or higher: 71.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 30.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mountain Village city:

  • Never married: 47.8%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 3.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 18 registered sex offenders living in Mountain Village, Alaska as of August 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Mountain Village to the number of sex offenders is 47 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $205 (0.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $225 (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 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Educational services (34%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (32%)
  • Management occupations (15%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (25%)
  • Community and social service occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (4%)
  • Management occupations (3%)

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: 850, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 36 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 215 regular monitoring violations
  • 32 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.2%
(23.7% for American Indian 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Alaska average:

10.4

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. (65%)
  • Wood (33%)
  • Electricity (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,71312
Orthodox1,0205
Evangelical Protestant7149
Other31-
None981-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

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 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$4,565$27,3902$2,103
Other Government Administration 3$12,161$48,6449$3,708
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 5$7,720
Water Supply 2$8,868$53,2085$8,141
Electric Power 0$0 3$3,607
Other and Unallocable 0$0 5$929
Totals for Government 7$25,594$43,87529$26,208

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

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $229,000 ($263.22)
    General - Other: $79,000 ($90.80)
    Sewerage: $74,000 ($85.06)
    Regular Highways: $72,000 ($82.76)
    Police Protection: $47,000 ($54.02)
    Water Utilities: $32,000 ($36.78)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($27.59)
    Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($26.44)
    Health Services - Other: $10,000 ($11.49)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $347,000 ($398.85)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $147,000 ($168.97)
    Sewerage: $90,000 ($103.45)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $90,000 ($103.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $50,000 ($57.47)
    General Support: $42,000 ($48.28)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $67,000 ($77.01)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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  1.65% ($22,029 average AGI)
from Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($32,615)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.52% ($17,636)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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  1.75% ($19,892 average AGI)
to Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($24,423)

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 persons involved: 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

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  • #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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