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Population in 2010: 318. Population change since 2000: -7.8%
Males: 142  (44.8%)
Females: 176  (55.2%)

Median resident age:  31.3 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99556.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $25,422 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Nikolaevsk:

$25,422
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,611

Nikolaevsk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $124,456 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Nikolaevsk:

$124,456
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $157,450; Detached houses: $157,450

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Nikolaevsk races chart
  • White alone - 287 (90.3%)
  • Hispanic - 14 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (3.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (1.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nikolaevsk: 113.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Russian (39.5%), German (14.9%), Scottish (14.0%), English (7.9%), French (5.6%), Irish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 36.3 square miles.

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




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For population 25 years and over in Nikolaevsk:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nikolaevsk CDP:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 61.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

28 residents are foreign born (19.1% Asia, 4.9% Europe).

This place:  15.3%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nikolaevsk, Alaska as of December 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nikolaevsk to the number of sex offenders is 159 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $870 (0.8%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (28%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (12%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (34%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Carpenters (10%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (3%)
  • Other health diagnosing and treating practitioners and technical occupations (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (15%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Religious workers (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (11%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (11%)
  • Top executives (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)

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Earthquake activity:

Nikolaevsk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2957% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1998 at 19:39:43, a magnitude 6.2 (5.3 MB, 6.2 MW, 5.5 ME, Depth: 90.0 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 69.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/20/1993 at 19:24:53, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.5 MB, 5.9 MW, Depth: 72.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 54.9 miles away from Nikolaevsk center
On 5/5/1999 at 10:30:03, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 44.1 mi) earthquake occurred 37.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/2000 at 20:34:26, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MW, 5.6 ME, Depth: 49.4 mi) earthquake occurred 69.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/1988 at 08:46:58, a magnitude 5.8 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MB, 5.6 MB) earthquake occurred 65.2 miles away from Nikolaevsk center
On 2/10/2004 at 20:33:51, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 5.6 MW, Depth: 40.8 mi) earthquake occurred 35.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals/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 114 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 370 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1386 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1389 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1409 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1434 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1439 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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 health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2002
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2002
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1997
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1997
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1997
  • 8 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In APR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 23.0%

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nikolaevsk, AK

Nikolaevsk compared to Alaska state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Nikolaevsk travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (47%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Other fuel (5%)

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Religion statistics for Nikolaevsk CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

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
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.82% ($46,749 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.31% ($48,035)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.29% ($35,962)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.12%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.85% ($33,064 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.48% ($45,270)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.36% ($36,561)

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)


Nikolaevsk on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #12 (99556) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries"
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