Nikolaevsk, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 318. Population change since 2000: -7.8%
Males: 139  (43.8%)
Females: 179  (56.2%)
Median resident age:  39.8 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99556.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $24,793 (it was $37,500 in 2000)
Nikolaevsk:

$24,793
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,301 (it was $10,390 in 2000)

Nikolaevsk CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $131,307 (it was $57,900 in 2000)
Nikolaevsk:

$131,307
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $168,789; Detached houses: $166,847
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  • Races in Nikolaevsk, AK (2010)

    Nikolaevsk races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Nikolaevsk: 115.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Russian (46.5%), German (12.8%), Scottish (12.8%), English (5.9%), Welsh (4.3%), French (2.7%).

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

For population 25 years and over in Nikolaevsk:

  • High school or higher: 86.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 23.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 46.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nikolaevsk CDP:

  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 52.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

55 residents are foreign born (10.1% Asia, 4.3% Latin America).

This place:

15.9%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nikolaevsk, Alaska as of September 01, 2015.
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 mortgages in 2013: $1,562 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,864 (1.6%)

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

Nikolaevsk household income distribution Nikolaevsk home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (45%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Other services, except public administration (24%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (45%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (20%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (24%)
  • Sales and related occupations (21%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (13%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (11%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Nikolaevsk, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 the city 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 the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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)

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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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 22.9%
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

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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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 below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43%)
  • Wood (40%)
  • Other fuel (8%)
  • Utility gas (7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
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%

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

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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