Napaskiak, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 425 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.0%
 
Males: 219  (51.7%)
Females: 206  (48.3%)
Median resident age:  24.0 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99559.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $30,980 (it was $31,806 in 2000)
Napaskiak:

$30,980
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $11,900 (it was $8,162 in 2000)

Napaskiak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $106,021 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Napaskiak:

$106,021
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $140,451; Detached houses: $142,106

Median gross rent in 2015: $431.

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  • Races in Napaskiak, AK (2010)

    Napaskiak races chart
    • 39196.5%American Indian alone
    • 123.0%White alone
    • 20.5%Two or more races

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

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

Land area: 3.47 square miles.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (very low).

Napaskiak, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Napaskiak:

  • High school or higher: 76.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Napaskiak city:

  • Never married: 44.2%
  • Now married: 44.8%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.8%
  • Divorced: 1.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Napaskiak, Alaska as of October 19, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Napaskiak to the number of sex offenders is 84 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Napaskiak city:  1.7% ($375)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (403.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2658.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Oscarville, AK (1.0 miles) , Bethel, AK (2.4 miles ), Napakiak, AK (2.7 miles ), Kwethluk, AK (3.6 miles ), Akiachak, AK (4.2 miles ), Atmautluak, AK (4.5 miles ), Akiak, AK (4.8 miles ), Nunapitchuk, AK (5.2 miles ).

Latitude: 60.71 N, Longitude: 161.76 W

Area code: 907

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

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +60 (+18.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Educational services (46%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (4%)
  • Utilities (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (11%)
  • Legal occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (4%)
  • Production occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Napaskiak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Napaskiak-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 474% 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 475.6 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 387.0 miles away from Napaskiak center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 392.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 412.9 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 493.0 miles away from Napaskiak center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 326.6 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).
Napaskiak topographic map

airports located in Napaskiak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Napaskiak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 402 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 402 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 525 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1735 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1738 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1739 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1759 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Napaskiak:

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Napaskiak Slough (A). Display/hide its location 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: 28.3%
(31.0% for American Indian residents, 20.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  92.6%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
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:

12.1
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Napaskiak 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:

44.6%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Napaskiak:

42.9%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Napaskiak:

29.1
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

30.0%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Napaskiak:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Napaskiak:

33.8%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

50.8%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.1%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Napaskiak, 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
Financial Administration 1$4,984$59,8080$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,778$64,6680$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,493$41,9160$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$10,154$60,9244$950
Water Supply 1$4,106$49,2720$0
Other and Unallocable 1$4,803$57,6366$7,041
Totals for Government 8$38,318$57,47710$7,991

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $214,000 ($503.53)
    Financial Administration: $34,000 ($80.00)
    Health Services - Other: $27,000 ($63.53)
    Libraries: $27,000 ($63.53)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($56.47)
    General - Other: $2,000 ($4.71)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $7,000 ($16.47)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $194,000 ($456.47)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $25,000 ($58.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $17,000 ($40.00)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $237,000 ($557.65)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $33,000 ($77.65)
    All Other: $25,000 ($58.82)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $51,000 ($120.00)

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 Napaskiak:

  • 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)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • 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 Napaskiak:

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

TV broadcast stations around Napaskiak:

  • 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.)
  • 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)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • Napaskiak Central Office (Lat: 60.707111 Lon: -161.764639), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 9.1 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:
  • Napaskiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.707111 Lon: -161.764639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 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:
  • Napaskiak Central Office (Lat: 60.707111 Lon: -161.764639), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 9.1 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
  • Steve Hamlen, Napaskiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.707111 Lon: -161.764639), Type: 9.1, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST
  • Marianne Turner, Napaskiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.707111 Lon: -161.764639), Type: 9.1, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST
  • Napaskiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.706667 Lon: -161.765000), Type: 9.1, Overall height: 9.1 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 60.894694 Lon: -161.701917, Call Sign: WQDJ904
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHzGrant Date: 09/29/2015, Expiration Date: 09/14/2025, Certifier: William StricklandRegistrant: Primex Wireless, 965 Wells St., Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NAPASKIAK, Napaskiak Central Ofc (Lat: 60.707111 Lon: -161.764639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WHQ634
    Assigned Frequencies: 2112.00 MHz, 6718.75 MHz, 6728.75 MHz, 6605.00 MHz, 10755.0 MHz, 10835.0 MHz, 6845.62 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:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • United Utilities Central Office Within Village Of (Lat: 60.706722 Lon: -161.765056), Call Sign: KNKL549, Licensee ID: L00002081
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.650 MHz, 454.575 MHzGrant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018Registrant: United Utilities, Inc., 5450 \'A\' Street, Anchorage, AK 99518-0000, Phone: (907) 561-1674

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Napaskiak Landing Area (Lat: 60.703694 Lon: -161.776750), Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KVB8
    Assigned Frequencies: 130.100 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHzGrant Date: 04/24/2007, Expiration Date: 05/14/2017Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-2304, Phone: (202) 719-7235, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:
  • 1/4 Mi E Of High School (Lat: 57.995833 Lon: -167.505222), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WHU675
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.550 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 12/21/1993, Expiration Date: 12/21/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: James Paul Jr., Pob6087, Napaskiak, AK 99559

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

NAPASKIAK WEST WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-20-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • 31 routine major monitoring violations
  • 24 regular monitoring violations
  • 32 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80%)
  • Wood (19%)

Napaskiak 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 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.
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