Nanwalek, Alaska

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
Population in 2010: 254. Population change since 2000: +43.5%
Males: 126  (49.8%)
Females: 128  (50.2%)
Median resident age:  20.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99663

Estimated median household income in 2012: $29,376 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Nanwalek:

$29,376
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $9,307 (it was $10,577 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $71,603 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Nanwalek:

$71,603
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $94,194; Detached houses: $94,194

Median gross rent in 2012: $422.

Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Nanwalek races chart
  • American Indian alone - 201 (79.1%)
  • White alone - 25 (9.8%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (9.1%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (2.0%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nanwalek: 106.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Latest news from Nanwalek, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: German (3.5%), Greek (1.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 8.51 square miles.

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

Nanwalek, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Nanwalek:

  • High school or higher: 85.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nanwalek CDP:

  • Never married: 42.2%
  • Now married: 51.2%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.6%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Nanwalek, Alaska as of May 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Nanwalek to the number of sex offenders is 85 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $633 (0.9%)

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

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

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (35%)
  • Retail trade (29%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Wholesale trade (12%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (44%)
  • Public administration (28%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (24%)
  • Construction laborers (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (15%)
  • Child care workers (15%)
  • Accountants and auditors (12%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (6%)

Average climate in Nanwalek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Nanwalek-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 767% 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, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 320.7 miles away from the city 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 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 187.8 miles away from Nanwalek center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 170.1 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 Nanwalek:

See details about airports located in Nanwalek, AK

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:

See full list of schools located in Nanwalek

Click to draw/clear place borders

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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 34.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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

Nanwalek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • House age 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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (36%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here: 27.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
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: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

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
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

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 Microwave Towers:

1
  • 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
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:

Cost of Living Calculator
Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Marlon Ash (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2015.



Recent home sales and price trends information powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2015 Advameg, Inc.