Naknek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 544.
Population change since 2000: -19.8%
Males: 300  (55.3%)
Females: 244  (44.7%)
Median resident age:

44.6 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99633.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $75,766 (it was $53,393 in 2000)
Naknek:

$75,766
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,990 (it was $21,182 in 2000)

Naknek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $273,299 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Naknek:

$273,299
AK:

$273,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $870.

March 2019 cost of living index in Naknek: 106.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.8%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.2% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Naknek, AK (2010)
    • 24044.1%White alone
    • 16530.3%American Indian alone
    • 12122.2%Two or more races
    • 142.6%Hispanic
    • 20.4%Asian alone
    • 20.4%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Naknek, Alaska as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Naknek is 547 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: European (3.2%), Irish (2.6%), Scottish (2.6%), Norwegian (2.0%), German (1.7%), American (1.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 84.2 square miles.

Population density: 6.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Naknek, Alaska map

13 residents are foreign born (0.5% Latin America, 0.4% Europe, 0.4% Asia, 0.4% Oceania).

This place:

2.4%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,918 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,464 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (301.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2449.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

South Naknek, AK (1.6 miles),
King Salmon, AK (3.4 miles ),
Levelock, AK (5.1 miles),
Portage Creek, AK (5.4 miles),
Egegik, AK (6.2 miles),
Ekwok, AK (6.8 miles),
New Stuyahok, AK (7.1 miles ),
Igiugig, AK (7.5 miles)

Latitude: 58.74 N, Longitude: 156.97 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Distribution of median household income in Naknek, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Naknek, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

15.0%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Naknek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Construction (12.1%)
  • Public administration (9.7%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (6.2%)
  • Utilities (6.2%)
  • Air transportation (6.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.9%)
  • Educational services (11.5%)
  • Public administration (10.3%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (9.0%)
  • Air transportation (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Utilities (5.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (29.9%)
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Public administration (9.0%)
  • Utilities (6.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.7%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Naknek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Carpenters (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (12.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.4%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (15.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (13.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)

Average climate in Naknek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Naknek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 625% 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 360.2 miles away from Naknek center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 171.7 miles away from Naknek center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 241.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 112.0 miles away from Naknek center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 172.9 miles away from Naknek center
On 7/28/2001 at 07:32:43, a magnitude 6.8 (5.7 MB, 6.8 MW, Depth: 81.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 69.6 miles away from Naknek center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)
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Airports located in Naknek:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Naknek:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 300 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 300 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 518 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1545 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1546 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1549 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1568 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Naknek:

  • BRISTOL BAY CORRESPONDENCE (Students: 61, Location: 2 SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: KG-12)
  • BRISTOL BAY MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL (Location: #2 SCHOOL ROAD NORTH, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Naknek:

See full list of schools located in Naknek

Library in Naknek:

  • MARTIN MONSEN REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $220,891; Location: 101 MAIN STREET; 15,820 books; 253 audio materials; 2,700 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 13 print serial subscriptions; 6 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Naknek: Bristol Bay Fire Department (A), Red Salmon Cannery (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Birthplace of: Matthew Burtner - Composer.

Bristol Bay Borough 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 Naknek and their reported violations in the past:

BBBSD NAKNEK (Address: #2 SCHOOL ROAD, NORTH NAKNEK , Population served: 387, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-20-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 113 regular monitoring violations
NORTH PACIFIC PROCESSORS, INC. (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-04-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
RED DOG INN (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
BRISTOL BAY BOROUGH DOCK (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
OCEAN BEAUTY SEAFOODS-NAKNEK (Population served: 112, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
FISHERMANS BAR (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
LFS NAKNEK MARINE CENTER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
D & D RESTAURANT (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-27-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (FEB-02-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

60.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

11.7%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Naknek:

Marital status in Naknek, AK
  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 9.8%

For population 25 years and over in Naknek:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 9.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.8
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Naknek
2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Naknek, AK (based on Bristol Bay Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox2263
Catholic601
Evangelical Protestant62
Other1-
None704-
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: 3
Bristol Bay Borough:

30.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Bristol Bay Borough:

20.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

34.2%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.2%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Naknek:

43.5%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Naknek:

30.1
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.1%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Naknek:

11.8%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Naknek:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Naknek:

36.4%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Naknek:

54.6%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Naknek, AK Residents

6.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,348 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.22%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Businesses in Naknek, AK

  • True Value: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Naknek:

  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Naknek:

  • KAKN (100.9 FM; NAKNEK, AK; Owner: BAY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Naknek:

  • K13TZ (Channel 13; NAKNEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Naknek fatal accident list:

Jul 25, 2015 04:16 AM, Alaska Peninsula Hwy, Lat: 58.737886, Lon: -156.878733, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 9, 2014 08:25 PM, Alaska Peninsula Hwy, Lat: 58.747469, Lon: -156.926806, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
May 30, 2006 11:30 PM, Alaska Peninsula Hwy, Mp 2.2, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jul 5, 1986 04:30 AM, Ak Peninsu, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 2
Jun 7, 1981 02:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Naknek)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Mi 2 Alaska Peninsula Hwy (Lat: 58.741778 Lon: -156.979639), Structure height: 103 m, Call Sign: WNUJ787, Licensee ID: L00276308,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.750 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2001, Expiration Date: 09/24/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2010, Registrant: Bay Broadcasting Company Inc, Naknek, AK 99633-0000, Phone: (907) 246-7492

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Hwy Maintenance Bldg (Lat: 58.730944 Lon: -157.006306), Call Sign: KXJ234, Licensee ID: L00002062,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0400 MHz, 47.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 08/04/1999, Expiration Date: 08/11/2004, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Mile 1.6 King Salmon Rd (Lat: 58.742333 Lon: -156.984917), Call Sign: KDD439,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.730 MHz, 155.730 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2011, Expiration Date: 11/17/2021, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Mile 1.6 King Salmon Rd (Lat: 58.742333 Lon: -156.984917), Call Sign: WCB495, Licensee ID: L00002062,
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.4200 MHz, 75.5400 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2011, Expiration Date: 11/17/2021, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Lat: 58.730556 Lon: -156.990000, Call Sign: WQAW313,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.237 MHz, 451.312 MHz, 451.362 MHz, 451.437 MHz, 451.512 MHz, Grant Date: 06/27/2014, Expiration Date: 08/18/2024, Certifier: Kenneth R Reid, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LP, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (214) 765-7328, Fax: (214) 355-4971, Email:
  • Lat: 58.731500 Lon: -157.003139, Call Sign: WQSS488,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.850 MHz, 452.125 MHz, Grant Date: 11/07/2013, Expiration Date: 11/07/2023, Certifier: Mel Brown, Registrant: National License, 12591 Brompton Road, Carmel, IN 46033, Phone: (317) 564-8018, Email:
  • Lat: 58.746028 Lon: -156.949250, Call Sign: WQVG496,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.300 MHz, 451.400 MHz, 451.500 MHz, 456.300 MHz, 456.400 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2015, Expiration Date: 02/04/2025, Certifier: Paul Leach, Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, Milwaukie, OR 97269, Phone: (503) 659-1240, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KC5KDA, Licensee ID: L00920890, Grant Date: 07/30/2014, Expiration Date: 10/14/2024, Registrant: Jeremy M Crowell, Po Box 507, Naknek, AK 99633
  • Call Sign: KL7GSC, Grant Date: 09/30/1994, Expiration Date: 04/12/1998, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2000, Registrant: Stanley F Chmiel, Naknek, AK 99633
  • Call Sign: KL7TY, Licensee ID: L00458291, Grant Date: 06/30/2014, Expiration Date: 07/08/2024, Certifier: Sam Egli, Registrant: Sam Egli, Box 188, Naknek, AK 99633-0188
  • Call Sign: KD0IXU, Licensee ID: L01517443, Grant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 09/15/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/20/2011, Certifier: Benjamin S Dahl, Registrant: Benjamin S Dahl, Alaska Peninsula Hwy Mile 2, Naknek, AK 99633
  • Call Sign: KL3IM, Previous Call Sign: KD0IXU, Licensee ID: L01517443, Grant Date: 09/15/2009, Expiration Date: 09/15/2019, Certifier: Benjamin S Dahl, Registrant: Benjamin S Dahl, Alaska Peninsula Hwy Mile 2, Naknek, AK 99633


FAA Registered Aircraft:

39 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Naknek)
Most common last names in Naknek, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Herrmann376.0 years
Monsen376.0 years
Berggren285.9 years
Gottschalk282.0 years
Anderson268.5 years
Malone274.5 years
Nelson289.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Naknek, AK
  • 87.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 4.7%Wood
  • 2.3%Other fuel
  • 0.8%Coal or coke
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Naknek, AK
  • 94.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.2%Other fuel


Naknek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 18 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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