Nanwalek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 254. Population change since 2000: +43.5%
Males: 118  (46.7%)
Females: 136  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  26.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99663

Estimated median household income in 2013: $30,732 (it was $42,500 in 2000)
Nanwalek:

$30,732
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $8,940 (it was $10,577 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $71,956 (it was $58,000 in 2000)
Nanwalek:

$71,956
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $107,263; Detached houses: $106,029

Median gross rent in 2013: $405.

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  • Races in Nanwalek, AK (2010)

    Nanwalek races chart
    • 20179.1%American Indian alone
    • 259.8%White alone
    • 239.1%Two or more races
    • 52.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Nanwalek: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.1%), Greek (2.4%), 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

For population 25 years and over in Nanwalek:

  • High school or higher: 89.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nanwalek CDP:

  • Never married: 44.9%
  • Now married: 48.6%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 1.1%

1 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.6%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Nanwalek, Alaska as of September 01, 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 2013: $592 (0.8%)

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 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Utilities (27%)
  • Construction (18%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (39%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (27%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (44%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)

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 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:

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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:

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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: 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 2013: 46.2%
(48.2% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 23.5% 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 significantly 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 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:

5.5
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (40%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
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:

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  • 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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