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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

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 2011: All housing units: $94,194; Detached houses: $94,194

Median gross rent in 2012: $422.

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  • 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)


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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).




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For population 25 years and over in Nanwalek:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 44.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nanwalek CDP:

  • Never married: 40.3%
  • Now married: 53.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.6%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Nanwalek, Alaska as of July 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nanwalek to the number of sex offenders is 51 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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

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

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Earthquake activity:

Nanwalek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2313% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1998 at 19:39:43, a magnitude 6.2 (5.3 MB, 6.2 MW, 5.5 ME, Depth: 90.0 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/1999 at 10:30:03, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 44.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 15.3 miles away from Nanwalek center
On 5/19/2000 at 20:34:26, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MW, 5.6 ME, Depth: 49.4 mi) earthquake occurred 46.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/20/1993 at 19:24:53, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.5 MB, 5.9 MW, Depth: 72.3 mi) earthquake occurred 69.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2004 at 20:33:51, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 5.6 MW, Depth: 40.8 mi) earthquake occurred 16.0 miles away from Nanwalek center
On 3/8/1990 at 09:47:45, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, Depth: 41.4 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 403 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1383 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1386 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1406 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1430 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1435 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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: 230, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2004
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2004
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2003. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-26-2004)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2003. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-26-2004)
  • 12 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In APR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 70 regular monitoring violations
  • 61 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nanwalek, AK

Nanwalek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below 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 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.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nanwalek travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (57%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (39%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

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%

8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.82% ($46,749 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.31% ($48,035)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.29% ($35,962)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.12%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.85% ($33,064 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.48% ($45,270)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.36% ($36,561)

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:


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