Nanwalek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 254.
Population change since 2000: +43.5%
Males: 110  (43.3%)
Females: 144  (56.7%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 99663

Estimated median household income in 2019: $42,523 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Nanwalek:

$42,523
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $16,377 (it was $10,577 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $159,215 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Nanwalek:

$159,215
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $190,744; detached houses: $187,193

Median gross rent in 2019: $466.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nanwalek: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 21.7%
(60.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 23.6% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 6.4% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in Nanwalek, AK (2019)
    • 15875.2%American Indian alone
    • 2813.3%Two or more races
    • 178.1%White alone
    • 157.1%Hispanic



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Nanwalek, Alaska as of February 06, 2023.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nanwalek is 72 to 1.


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Ancestries: Russian (2.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 8.51 square miles.

Population density: 30 people per square mile   (very low).

Nanwalek, Alaska map

1 resident is foreign born

This place:

0.5%
Alaska:

7.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nanwalek CDP:

1.3% ($725)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (147.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2315.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Port Graham, AK (1.7 miles),
Seldovia, AK (3.0 miles ),
Seldovia Village, AK (3.6 miles),
Homer, AK (4.9 miles ),
Diamond Ridge, AK (5.0 miles ),
Miller Landing, AK (5.2 miles),
Kachemak, AK (5.3 miles ),
Halibut Cove, AK (5.4 miles)

Latitude: 59.35 N, Longitude: 151.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Distribution of median household income in Nanwalek, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Nanwalek, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.0%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Nanwalek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (21.3%)
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Educational services (12.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (34.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.2%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.3%)
  • Repair & maintenance (7.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.9%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (41.2%)
  • Public administration (14.7%)
  • Educational services (14.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (11.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (8.8%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Nanwalek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Carpenters (13.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Child care workers (6.7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.7%)
  • Construction laborers (5.3%)
  • Accountants and auditors (5.3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (5.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Carpenters (24.4%)
  • Construction laborers (9.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (20.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (14.7%)
  • Child care workers (14.7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (11.8%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (11.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)

Average climate in Nanwalek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Nanwalek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 6595% 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 187.0 miles away from the city 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 166.6 miles away from Nanwalek 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) earthquake occurred 320.7 miles away from Nanwalek center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 322.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/2016 at 10:30:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 78.0 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 53.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/23/2018 at 09:31:40, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 252.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Nanwalek topographic map

Airports located in Nanwalek:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nanwalek:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 146 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 146 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 403 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1383 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1386 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1386 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1406 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Nanwalek:

  • NANWALEK SCHOOL (Students: 63, Location: 63550 ALEXANDROVSKY ST, Grades: PK-12)
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River: English Bay River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kenai Peninsula Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

NANWALEK (Population served: 281, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-13-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAR-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In FEB-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-14-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-01-2010)
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In NOV-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-06-2014)
  • 33 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 110 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

4.6 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

85.5%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.5%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Nanwalek:

Marital status in Nanwalek, AK
  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 11.7%

For population 25 years and over in Nanwalek:

  • High school or higher: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.7
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Nanwalek, AK (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68881
Other3,07913
Catholic2,8106
Mainline Protestant1,40715
Orthodox8598
None37,557-
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: 25
Here:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.0%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nanwalek:

45.0%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.2
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nanwalek:

24.5%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nanwalek:

11.3%
Alaska:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nanwalek:

43.6%
Alaska:

34.1%

General health condition:
Nanwalek:

54.1%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.7%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nanwalek, AK Residents

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alaska average:

7.70%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.35% ($66,051 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.40% ($53,581)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($78,851)


6.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Alaska average:

8.52%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.21% ($56,387 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($54,318)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($50,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nanwalek:

  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Nanwalek:

  • K31AG (Channel 31; ENGLISH BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K43AK (Channel 43; ENGLISH BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09QB (Channel 9; PORT GRAHAM, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13SC (Channel 13; PORT GRAHAM, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02IB (Channel 2; HOMER/SELDOVIA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07PF (Channel 7; HOMER, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K04JH (Channel 4; HOMER, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13TR (Channel 13; HOMER, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Carl Gatter, Nw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Section 35, T9s, R16w (Lat: 59.358778 Lon: -151.920889), Type: 24.3, Structure height: 02122 m, Overall height: 24.3 m, Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, Lloski@gpatelecom.Com, , 520 Clack-amas, Phone: (503) 657-0424
  • Carl W Gatter, Nw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Section 35, T9s, R16w (Lat: 59.358778 Lon: -151.920889), Type: 24.3, Structure height: 02122 m, Overall height: 24.3 m, Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, Lloski@gpatelecom.Com, , 520 Clack-amas, Phone: (503) 657-0424
  • Carl Gatter, Nw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Section 35, T9s, R16w (Lat: 59.358778 Lon: -151.920889), Type: 24.3, Structure height: 02122 m, Overall height: 24.3 m, Registrant: Gillespie, Prudhon & Associates, Lloski@gpatelecom.Com, , 520 Clack-amas, Phone: (503) 657-0424
  • Jimmy Sipes, The Tower Is Located At The Nanwalek Clinic (Lat: 59.357611 Lon: -151.921472), Type: 11.0, Structure height: 02122 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, The Tower Is Located At The Nanwalek Clinic (Lat: 59.357611 Lon: -151.921472), Type: 11.0, Structure height: 02122 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Mt Bede, Mt Bede 3 Mi S Of (Lat: 59.306556 Lon: -151.914583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WNTA344,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6845.00 MHz, 6685.00 MHz, Grant Date: 08/29/2009, Expiration Date: 11/17/2019, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2019, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Nanwalek, Nw 1/4 Of Ne 1/4 Section 35, T9s, R16w (Lat: 59.358778 Lon: -151.920889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 24.3 m, Call Sign: WQVA618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 12/09/2014, Expiration Date: 12/09/2024, Certifier: Carl W Gatter, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 5.9 Km Ne Of Community Of Nanwalek (Lat: 59.388722 Lon: -151.836333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 5 m, Overall height: 7 m, Call Sign: WRKR503,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.975 MHz, 162.025 MHz, Grant Date: 02/02/2021, Expiration Date: 02/02/2031, Certifier: Bryan Hinderberger, Registrant: Marine Exchange Of Alaska, 1050 Harbor Way, Juneau, AK 99801, Phone: (907) 463-4292, Email:

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nanwalek, AK
  • 69.7%Wood
  • 30.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nanwalek, AK
  • 52.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 39.1%Wood
  • 8.7%Utility gas


Nanwalek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black 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 college students below state average.
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