Nikiski, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 4,493.
Population change since 2000: +3.8%
Males: 2,544  (56.6%)
Females: 1,949  (43.4%)
Median resident age:

45.4 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99635.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,620 (it was $51,176 in 2000)
Nikiski:

$72,620
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $30,398 (it was $20,128 in 2000)

Nikiski CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $208,105 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Nikiski:

$208,105
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $260,901; detached houses: $270,005; townhouses or other attached units: $276,170; in 2-unit structures: $260,188; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,294; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,558; mobile homes: $43,725; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $585,979

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,238.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nikiski: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.6%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 13.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.5% for American Indian residents, 33.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Nikiski, AK (2017)
    • 3,89377.1%White alone
    • 4408.7%Hispanic
    • 3386.7%American Indian alone
    • 2835.6%Two or more races
    • 410.8%Asian alone
    • 20.04%Black alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Nikiski, Alaska as of July 03, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nikiski is 506 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (13.4%), Irish (9.6%), American (9.2%), English (5.0%), European (5.0%), Italian (2.6%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 125 feet

Land area: 69.6 square miles.

Population density: 65 people per square mile   (very low).

Nikiski, Alaska map

104 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.6% Asia, 0.3% North America).

This place:

2.1%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,667 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,566 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (60.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2351.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Salamatof, AK (2.8 miles ),
Kenai, AK (3.2 miles ),
Ridgeway, AK (3.8 miles ),
Kalifornsky, AK (4.0 miles ),
Soldotna, AK (4.1 miles ),
Sterling, AK (4.5 miles ),
Funny River, AK (4.7 miles ),
Tyonek, AK (4.9 miles)

Latitude: 60.71 N, Longitude: 151.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Distribution of median household income in Nikiski, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Nikiski, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.6%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Nikiski, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (11.7%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.3%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (21.0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (18.9%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Petroleum & coal products (4.5%)
  • Chemicals (4.3%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (16.6%)
  • Health care (12.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.1%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Nikiski, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.6%)
  • Carpenters (7.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.4%)
  • Extraction workers (4.3%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.9%)

Average climate in Nikiski, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nikiski, Alaska average temperatures Nikiski, Alaska average precipitation Nikiski, Alaska humidity Nikiski, Alaska wind speed Nikiski, Alaska clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 37.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

37.6
U.S.:

74.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.4. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 1.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

1.80
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Nikiski-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 821% 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 124.3 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 226.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 227.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 262.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 328.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Nikiski topographic map

Airports and heliports located in Nikiski:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nikiski:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 59 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 59 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 307 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1395 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1399 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1403 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1419 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Nikiski:

Public elementary/middle school in Nikiski:

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Notable location: Nikiski Fire Department Station 2 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Salamatof Lake (A), Stormy Lake (B), Suneva Lake (C), Timberlost Lake (D), Georgina Lake (E), Kivi Lake (F), Wik Lake (G), Puppy Dog Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Bishop Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Nikiski include: Captain Cook State Recreation Area (1), East Foreland Lighthouse Reserve (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 Nikiski and their reported violations in the past:

OFFSHORE SYSTEMS KENAI (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from DEC-10-2010 to NOV-07-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In AUG-2010, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-07-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 27 regular monitoring violations
LIGHTHOUSE COMMUNITY CHURCH (Address: 50939 KENAI SPur HWY, KENAI, AK 99611 , Population served: 173, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 146 regular monitoring violations
ASRC ENERGY SERVICES (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Arsenic
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-01-2011)
  • 35 regular monitoring violations
M/V DISCOVERY (Population served: 100, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2013)
NIKISKI CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE (Address: MILE 18 KENAI SPUR HIGHWAY , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-25-2011 to NOV-29-2011)
M/V PERSEVERANCE (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-16-2013 to MAY-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-16-2013 to MAY-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-23-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-23-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-23-2012), St Other (MAR-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2012)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 3 other older monitoring violations
M/V RESOLUTION (Population served: 100, Purch groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-16-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
CHARLIES PIZZA (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-07-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nikiski that have no violations reported:

  • NIKISKI POOL (Population served: 160, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NIKISKI VILLAGE TC (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • M/V CHAMPION (Population served: 125, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF NIKISKI (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • 4-LANDS BAR & LIQUOR STORE (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NIKISKI SENIOR CENTER (Address: 50810 ISLAND LAKE ROAD, KENAI , Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LAMPLIGHT BAR & LIQUOR STORE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.6 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

68.7%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.8%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
3 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Nikiski:

Marital status in Nikiski, AK
  • Never married: 31.6%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 16.7%

For population 25 years and over in Nikiski:

  • High school or higher: 92.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.5
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Nikiski
2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nikiski, AK (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

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
Here:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Here:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
This county:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Nikiski:

48.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Nikiski:

45.3%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Nikiski:

29.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.3%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

8.5%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nikiski:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.6%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

56.6%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Nikiski:

79.3%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nikiski, AK Residents

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.35% ($66,051 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.40% ($53,581)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($78,851)


6.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.21% ($56,387 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($54,318)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($50,259)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nikiski:

  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • 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)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Nikiski:

  • KXBA (93.3 FM; NIKISKI, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KPEN-FM (101.7 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KKIS-FM (96.5 FM; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KWHQ-FM (100.1 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KDLL (91.9 FM; KENAI, AK; Owner: PICKLE HILL PUBLIC B/CASTING, INC.)
  • KWJG (91.5 FM; KASILOF, AK; Owner: KASILOF PUBLIC B/G INC)

TV broadcast stations around Nikiski:

  • K55BB (Channel 55; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KITV HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K08LW (Channel 8; KENAI/SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: NORTHERN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • K10NC (Channel 10; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K09QH (Channel 9; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF ANCHORAGE LICENSE LLC)
  • K03FW (Channel 3; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K06MF (Channel 6; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: FIREWEED COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • K12LA (Channel 12; KENAI, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K58AK (Channel 58; NORTH KENAI, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
Nikiski fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Nikiski fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 236ft / 71.8mTotal length
  • 90,373Total average daily traffic
  • 3,040Total average daily truck traffic
  • 49,139Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Nikiski, AK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Nikiski, AK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Nikiski)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 52 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers in Nikiski, AK)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Nikiski)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Nikiski)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 36. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 56 took place in 2003, and the least - 22 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Nikiski, AK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.7%), and Outside Fires (29.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Nikiski, AK
    • 27244.7%Structure Fires
    • 18029.6%Outside Fires
    • 12019.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 376.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Nikiski, AK
Most common first names in Nikiski, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John676.3 years
George572.2 years
Charles471.0 years
Donald375.0 years
Henry374.0 years
Richard360.7 years
William356.7 years
Jean277.5 years
Alfred283.0 years
Jerry260.5 years
Most common last names in Nikiski, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith661.5 years
Mcgahan576.6 years
Boling373.3 years
Goode247.5 years
Gregory272.5 years
Brown275.5 years
Jaidinger258.5 years
Earl286.1 years
Chenault267.5 years
King272.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nikiski, AK
  • 61.3%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.5%Wood
  • 3.1%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nikiski, AK
  • 63.6%Utility gas
  • 24.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.2%Wood
  • 2.6%Electricity


Nikiski compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
There are 15 pilots and 14 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.