Nikolai, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 96 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -4.0%
 
Males: 64  (67.2%)
Females: 32  (32.8%)
Median resident age:  46.0 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99691

Estimated median household income in 2013: $29,776 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Nikolai:

$29,776
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,643 (it was $11,029 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $89,289 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Nikolai:

$89,289
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $105,316; Detached houses: $103,119

Median gross rent in 2013: $322.

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  • Races in Nikolai, AK (2010)

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    • 7680.9%American Indian alone
    • 1111.7%Two or more races
    • 77.4%White alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Nikolai: 107.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (1.4%), Norwegian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 4.53 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile   (very low).

Nikolai, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Nikolai:

  • High school or higher: 68.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 37.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nikolai city:

  • Never married: 41.3%
  • Now married: 42.5%
  • Separated: 11.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 4.3%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Nikolai, Alaska as of September 04, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Nikolai to the number of sex offenders is 49 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $220 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (195.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2527.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: McGrath, AK (6.1 miles ), Takotna, AK (7.3 miles) , Lake Minchumina, AK (9.4 miles) , Stony River, AK (10.5 miles) , Lime Village, AK (11.0 miles) , Flat, AK (11.0 miles) , Petersville, AK (11.1 miles) , Skwentna, AK (11.3 miles) .

Latitude: 63.01 N, Longitude: 154.38 W

Area code: 907

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

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-7.4%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (57%)
  • Construction (43%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (33%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (33%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (17%)
  • Community and social service occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Nikolai, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Nikolai-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 581% 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 258.8 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 124.8 miles away from Nikolai 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 210.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 197.2 miles away from Nikolai center
On 7/28/2001 at 07:32:43, a magnitude 6.8 (5.7 MB, 6.8 MW, Depth: 81.6 mi) earthquake occurred 278.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Nikolai:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nikolai:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 194 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 194 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 237 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1553 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1556 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1565 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1577 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Nikolai:

See full list of schools located in Nikolai

Library in Nikolai:

  • NIKOLAI COMMUNITY/SCHOOL LIBRARY (Operating income: $13,359; Location: TOP OF THE KUSKOKWIM SCHOOL BUILDIN; 4,100 books; 80 audio materials; 120 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 20 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Nikolai: Nikolai Fire Department (A), Southcentral Foundation Nikolai Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Dzondzeda Mina' (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk 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 2013: 20.6%
(16.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.8% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  16.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Nikolai compared to Alaska state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.6
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (78%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (22%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nikolai city (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%
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 1$2,660$31,9201$765
Streets and Highways 0$0 2$2,489
Electric Power 0$0 1$840
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$570
Totals for Government 1$2,660$31,9205$4,664

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

  • Construction - General: $45,000 ($468.75)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $157,000 ($1635.42)
    General - Other: $114,000 ($1187.50)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($885.42)
    Air Transportation: $78,000 ($812.50)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($333.33)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($312.50)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($145.83)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($135.42)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($41.67)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $390,000 ($4062.50)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $299,000 ($3114.58)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($125.00)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($104.17)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($135.42)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($72.92)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $203,000 ($2114.58)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($52.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($281.25)
    All Other: $2,000 ($20.83)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $229,000 ($2385.42)

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nikolai:

  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Nikolai:

  • K09PR (Channel 9; NIKOLAI, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MB (Channel 4; NIKOLAI, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • 111 Bumble Bee Lake Rd (Lat: 62.968833 Lon: -154.160611), Type: Pole, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WHI45
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.19740 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/1993, Expiration Date: 12/22/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: John R Runkle, Nikolai, AK 99691

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER J3C-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 67 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 91952 , Serial Number: 16372, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 06/13/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory Sr George, Po Box 9102, Nikolai, AK 99691

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