Napakiak, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 372 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +5.4%
 
Males: 190  (51.1%)
Females: 182  (48.9%)
Median resident age:  22.9 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99634.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $24,447 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Napakiak:

$24,447
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $8,937 (it was $7,319 in 2000)

Napakiak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $82,449 (it was $26,400 in 2000)
Napakiak:

$82,449
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $113,955; Detached houses: $115,298

Median gross rent in 2015: $466.

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  • Races in Napakiak, AK (2010)

    Napakiak races chart
    • 34497.2%American Indian alone
    • 102.8%White alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Napakiak: 105.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 4.69 square miles.

Population density: 79 people per square mile   (very low).

Napakiak, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Napakiak:

  • High school or higher: 72.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 22.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Napakiak city:

  • Never married: 41.0%
  • Now married: 40.9%
  • Separated: 7.4%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 5.3%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Napakiak, Alaska as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Napakiak to the number of sex offenders is 46 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $207 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (411.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2665.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Oscarville, AK (2.7 miles) , Napaskiak, AK (2.7 miles ), Bethel, AK (3.1 miles ), Atmautluak, AK (3.9 miles ), Kwethluk, AK (4.5 miles ), Nunapitchuk, AK (4.6 miles ), Kasigluk, AK (4.8 miles ), Akiachak, AK (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 60.69 N, Longitude: 161.97 W

Area code: 907

Napakiak household income distribution Napakiak home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +33 (+10.3%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Utilities (19%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Public administration (12%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (18%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Napakiak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Napakiak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Napakiak-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 466% 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 482.8 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 392.2 miles away from Napakiak center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 393.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 419.2 miles away from the city 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 499.7 miles away from Napakiak center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 331.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Napakiak topographic map

airports located in Napakiak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Napakiak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 409 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 409 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 531 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1742 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1745 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1745 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1765 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Napakiak:

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Notable locations in Napakiak: Napakiak Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Napakiak Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bethel Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 53.1%
(55.7% for American Indian residents, 21.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.6%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.8
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Napakiak city (based on Bethel Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2448
Orthodox2,85217
Mainline Protestant2,21618
Evangelical Protestant50111
Other1981
None8,002-
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

46.7%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Napakiak:

42.2%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

27.1%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Napakiak:

8.7%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Napakiak:

37.8%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Napakiak:

51.9%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Napakiak:

79.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Napakiak, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 2$2,491$14,9460$0
Sewerage 1$1,328$15,9360$0
Water Supply 1$1,328$15,9360$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,080
Totals for Government 4$5,147$15,4413$1,080

Napakiak government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $51,000 ($137.10)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($107.53)
    Water Utilities: $18,000 ($48.39)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($21.51)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($8.06)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($5.38)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $63,000 ($169.35)

Napakiak government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $372,000 ($1000.00)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $59,000 ($158.60)
    Interest Earnings: $15,000 ($40.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $18,000 ($48.39)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $29,000 ($77.96)
    General Support: $26,000 ($69.89)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $23,000 ($61.83)

Napakiak government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $492,000 ($1322.58)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Napakiak:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Napakiak:

  • KYKD (100.1 FM; BETHEL, AK; Owner: VOICE FOR CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Napakiak:

  • K13UV (Channel 13; NAPAKIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K10MR (Channel 10; NAPAKIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07SJ (Channel 7; NAPASKIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02MZ (Channel 2; NAPASKIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • KYUK-TV (Channel 4; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K15AV (Channel 15; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K21AO (Channel 21; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)

Napakiak fatal accident list:

Dec 6, 2001 03:00 PM, Napakiak Airport Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • Napakiak Central Office (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 10.9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WPON879
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:
  • Napakiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KNKR275
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:
  • Napakiak Central Office (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 10.9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQWV601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 12/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2016, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gic Communication Corp, 2550 Denalil Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Alex D Leavens, Napakiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: 16.1, Overall height: 16.1 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST
  • Jon Duracinski, Napakiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: 16.1, Structure height: 02050 m, Overall height: 16.1 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST
  • Napakiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: 11.0, Overall height: 10.9 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • NAPAKIAK, Within Village Of (Lat: 60.695611 Lon: -161.982556), Overall height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WPNG503
    Assigned Frequencies: 6541.25 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: United Utilities Inc, 5450 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99518, Phone: (907) 273-5280, Fax: (907) 273-5315, Email:
  • Napakiak, Napakiak Central Office (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.9 m, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WQOG740
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/21/2011, Expiration Date: 09/21/2021, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • Napakiak, Napakiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.695833 Lon: -161.982500), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 16.1 m, Call Sign: WQQA614
    Assigned Frequencies: 10795.0 MHzGrant Date: 10/05/2012, Expiration Date: 10/05/2022, Certifier: Jon DuracinskiRegistrant: United Utilities Inc, 5450 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99518, Phone: (907) 273-5280, Fax: (907) 273-5315, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Napakiak Airport (Lat: 60.696750 Lon: -161.969528), Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KNA5, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHz, 131.300 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2001, Expiration Date: 08/27/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2006Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K Street Nw, Washington, DC 20006

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

NAPAKIAK WASHETERIA (Population served: 365, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 regular monitoring violations
NAPAKIAK W.S. CENTRAL WELL (Population served: 330, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-06-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-03-2012)
  • 28 routine major monitoring violations
  • 198 regular monitoring violations
  • 37 other older monitoring violations
Most common first names in Napakiak, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John769.5 years
Martha379.7 years
Elsie268.0 years
Lucy258.5 years
Lydia272.6 years
Mathew270.5 years
Most common last names in Napakiak, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Berry265.0 years
Billy238.5 years
Evan255.0 years
Larson282.0 years
Nelson283.4 years
Nokowallrea287.5 years
Parka273.5 years
Williams277.5 years
Willie252.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (89%)
  • Wood (10%)

Napakiak compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Napakiak on our top lists:

  • #54 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #48 (99634) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
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