Nikolaevsk, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 318.
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
Males: 152  (48.1%)
Females: 166  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

31.2 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99556.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,214 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Nikolaevsk:

$53,214
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $15,691 (it was $10,390 in 2000)

Nikolaevsk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $115,084 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Nikolaevsk:

$115,084
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $179,197; detached houses: $181,527

Median gross rent in 2017: $412.

March 2019 cost of living index in Nikolaevsk: 103.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.3%
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  • Races in Nikolaevsk, AK (2010)
    • 28790.3%White alone
    • 144.4%Hispanic
    • 113.5%Two or more races
    • 51.6%American Indian alone
    • 10.3%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nikolaevsk, Alaska as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Nikolaevsk is 129 to 1.


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Ancestries: Russian (46.2%), Eastern European (13.2%), European (7.1%), German (6.6%), Irish (5.1%), Scandinavian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 36.3 square miles.

Population density: 8.8 people per square mile   (very low).

Nikolaevsk, Alaska map

33 residents are foreign born (13.6% Asia, 2.7% Europe, 2.3% Latin America).

This place:

12.8%
Alaska:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nikolaevsk CDP:

1.1% ($620)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (115.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2326.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Anchor Point, AK (2.1 miles ),
Happy Valley, AK (3.1 miles ),
Diamond Ridge, AK (3.3 miles ),
Kachemak, AK (3.6 miles ),
Homer, AK (3.6 miles ),
Miller Landing, AK (3.6 miles),
Ninilchik, AK (3.6 miles ),
Fritz Creek, AK (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 59.81 N, Longitude: 151.67 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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

8.6%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Nikolaevsk, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.0%)
  • Construction (18.2%)
  • Educational services (14.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.7%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (36.1%)
  • Construction (26.2%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
  • Water transportation (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (25.9%)
  • Health care (22.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (18.5%)
  • Wood products (7.4%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • U. S. Postal service (7.4%)
Most common occupations in Nikolaevsk, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (23.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Carpenters (6.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (4.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (34.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.8%)
  • Carpenters (9.8%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (6.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3.3%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (14.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.1%)
  • Religious workers (11.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11.1%)
  • Top executives (7.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)

Average climate in Nikolaevsk, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nikolaevsk, Alaska average temperatures Nikolaevsk, Alaska average precipitation Nikolaevsk, Alaska humidity Nikolaevsk, Alaska wind speed Nikolaevsk, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Nikolaevsk-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 791% 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 161.2 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 199.4 miles away from Nikolaevsk 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 288.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 290.4 miles away from Nikolaevsk center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 220.4 miles away from Nikolaevsk center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 199.9 miles away from Nikolaevsk center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Nikolaevsk topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Nikolaevsk:

  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOMER, AK)
  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HOMER, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nikolaevsk:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 115 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 115 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 370 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1385 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1389 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1390 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1409 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Nikolaevsk:

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River: Chakok River (A). Display/hide its location 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 Nikolaevsk and their reported violations in the past:

NIKOLAEVSK COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Address: 64135 BOLOTNA ROAD , Population served: 360, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In SEP-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

3.0 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

73.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

2.8%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Nikolaevsk:

Marital status in Nikolaevsk, AK
  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 18.1%

For population 25 years and over in Nikolaevsk:

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 23.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

16.4
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nikolaevsk, 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
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.5%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

32.9
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

10.4%
Alaska:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Nikolaevsk:

7.3
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nikolaevsk:

59.5%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

53.8%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

84.4%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nikolaevsk, 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 Nikolaevsk:

  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING 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)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)

TV broadcast stations around Nikolaevsk:

  • K51AF (Channel 51; ANCHOR POINT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K39AA (Channel 39; NINILCHIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K59AR (Channel 59; ANCHOR POINT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K62AM (Channel 62; ANCHOR POINT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)


FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 84 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 411 , Serial Number: 108-159, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/29/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 02/16/2017
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Justin W Kepler, Po Box 5144, Nikolaevsk, AK 99556, Other Owners: Christina L Kepler
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 85009 , Serial Number: 7AC-3734, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 09/22/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 03/29/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Justin W Kepler, Po Box 5144, Nikolaevsk, AK 99556, Other Owners: Christina L Kepler, Mark H Hottmann

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Nikolaevsk, AK
  • 65.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 30.1%Wood
  • 2.9%Utility gas
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Nikolaevsk, AK
  • 66.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.7%Utility gas
  • 16.7%Wood


Nikolaevsk compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Nikolaevsk on our top lists:

  • #87 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #44 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
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