Nightmute, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 294 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +41.3%
Males: 161  (55.0%)
Females: 133  (45.0%)
Median resident age:  25.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99690.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $39,831 (it was $35,938 in 2000)
Nightmute:

$39,831
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $10,306 (it was $9,396 in 2000)

Nightmute city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $96,052 (it was $97,500 in 2000)
Nightmute:

$96,052
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $183,429; Detached houses: $186,039; Townhouses or other attached units: $188,553; In 2-unit structures: $309,543; Mobile homes: $14,739

Median gross rent in 2015: $622.

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  • Races in Nightmute, AK (2010)

    Nightmute races chart
    • 25992.5%American Indian alone
    • 134.6%White alone
    • 72.5%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nightmute: 104.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 97.0 square miles.

Population density: 3.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Nightmute, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Nightmute:

  • High school or higher: 66.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nightmute city:

  • Never married: 60.6%
  • Now married: 33.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 1.1%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Nightmute, Alaska as of December 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Nightmute to the number of sex offenders is 97 to 1.


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

Nightmute city:  1.4% ($1,339)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (508.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2750.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Toksook Bay, AK (3.1 miles ), Tununak, AK (3.9 miles ), Mertarvik, AK (4.7 miles) , Newtok, AK (5.4 miles ), Chefornak, AK (5.6 miles ), Mekoryuk, AK (6.9 miles ), Kipnuk, AK (7.0 miles ), Kwigillingok, AK (8.5 miles ).

Latitude: 60.53 N, Longitude: 164.82 W

Area code: 907

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

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +54 (+35.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Retail trade (22%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Educational services (35%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (22%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (43%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (16%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Nightmute, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Nightmute-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 362% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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).
Nightmute topographic map

airports located in Nightmute:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nightmute:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 506 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 506 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 615 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1836 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1838 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1839 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1859 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Nightmute:

  • NEGTEMIUT ELITNAURVIAT SCHOOL (Location: 113 VILLAGE ROAD, Grades: PK-12)

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Notable locations in Nightmute: Knugormiut Summer Camp (A), Nightmute Volunteer Fire Department (B), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Nightmute Health Clinic (C). 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: 26.6%
(28.9% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  89.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.5%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.7% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.1
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nightmute 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:
Nightmute:

43.8%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nightmute:

31.7%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nightmute:

10.3%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nightmute:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.0%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Nightmute:

50.7%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.0%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nightmute, 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 4$9,142$27,4267$1,400
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$1,152
Totals for Government 4$9,142$27,4268$2,552

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

  • Construction - General: $15,000 ($51.02)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $73,000 ($248.30)
    General - Other: $27,000 ($91.84)
    Electric Utilities: $18,000 ($61.22)
    Sewerage: $15,000 ($51.02)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($34.01)
    Police Protection: $10,000 ($34.01)
    Water Utilities: $6,000 ($20.41)
    Air Transportation: $3,000 ($10.20)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $84,000 ($285.71)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $72,000 ($244.90)
    Sewerage: $9,000 ($30.61)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $23,000 ($78.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,000 ($6.80)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($13.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $26,000 ($88.44)
    All Other: $4,000 ($13.61)
  • Tax - Property: $5,000 ($17.01)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $78,000 ($265.31)

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 Nightmute:

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

TV broadcast stations around Nightmute:

  • K03GD (Channel 3; NIGHTMUTE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K10LU (Channel 10; NIGHTMUTE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Within The Village Of Nightmute (Lat: 60.475333 Lon: -164.723667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 17 m, Overall height: 18.2 m, Call Sign: WPOJ849
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, 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:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • David H Heimke, Within The Village Of Nightmute (Lat: 60.475333 Lon: -164.723667), Type: 18.2, Overall height: 17 m, Registrant: 9072735289, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • David Heimke, Within The Village Of Nightmute (Lat: 60.475333 Lon: -164.723667), Type: 18.2, Overall height: 17 m, Registrant: 9072735289, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Nightmute Airport (Lat: 60.480056 Lon: -164.755083), Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KGD6, 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 St Nw, Washington, DC 20006
  • Nightmute Airport (Lat: 60.480056 Lon: -164.755083), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQFX723
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHz, 131.300 MHzGrant Date: 10/31/2006, Expiration Date: 10/31/2016, Certifier: John BartlettRegistrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-2304, Phone: (202) 719-7235, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

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

NIGHTMUTE NEW WATERING POINT (Population served: 243, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (SEP-05-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (SEP-05-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from OCT-16-2006 to OCT-17-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In MAR-09-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 64 routine major monitoring violations
  • 79 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80%)
  • Wood (18%)

Nightmute compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • 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.

Nightmute on our top lists:

  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #47 (99690) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of English 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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