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Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area

Population in 2012: 97 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 

Males: 65  (67.0%)
Females: 32  (33.0%)

Median resident age:  38.5 years
Alaska median age:  36.1 years

Zip code: 99691

Estimated median household income in 2011: $17,403 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Nikolai:

$17,403
Alaska:

$67,825
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $6,683

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $59,094 (it was $77,500 in 2000)
Nikolai:

$59,094
Alaska:

$238,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $62,222; Detached houses: $62,222

Median gross rent in 2011: $313.

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  • American Indian alone - 76 (80.9%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (11.7%)
  • White alone - 7 (7.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Nikolai: 116.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (6.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 4.53 square miles.

Population density: 21 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Nikolai:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 35.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 15.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nikolai city:

  • Never married: 57.4%
  • Now married: 29.6%
  • Separated: 13.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

0 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.0%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Nikolai, Alaska as of April 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Nikolai to the number of sex offenders is 85 to 1.


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 July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -8 (-7.4%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (80%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (67%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


Average climate in Nikolai, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Nikolai-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 12/21/1989 at 16:53:19, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.4 miles away from Nikolai center
On 3/9/1990 at 17:03:21, a magnitude 5.3 (4.8 MB, 5.3 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 77.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2004 at 06:21:10, a magnitude 5.3 (5.0 MB, 4.4 MS, 5.0 MW, 5.3 ML, Depth: 6.4 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/4/1992 at 12:09:19, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, Depth: 83.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Nikolai center
On 12/23/2004 at 05:12:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.4 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.8 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Floods: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Nikolai:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nikolai:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 194 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 237 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1553 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1556 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1577 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1604 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1611 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high school in Nikolai:

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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 County 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 2011: 81.0%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 75.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Nikolai, AK

Nikolai compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Nikolai travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (75%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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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 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 1$5,057$60,6844$1,725
Streets and Highways 0$0 3$3,293
Electric Power 0$0 3$2,122
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$3,299
Totals for Government 1$5,057$60,68413$10,439

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

  • Construction - General: $45,000 ($463.92)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $157,000 ($1618.56)
    General - Other: $114,000 ($1175.26)
    Financial Administration: $85,000 ($876.29)
    Air Transportation: $78,000 ($804.12)
    Regular Highways: $32,000 ($329.90)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($309.28)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($144.33)
    Water Utilities: $13,000 ($134.02)
    Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($41.24)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $390,000 ($4020.62)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $299,000 ($3082.47)
    Sewerage: $12,000 ($123.71)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($103.09)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $13,000 ($134.02)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($72.16)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $203,000 ($2092.78)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($51.55)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($278.35)
    All Other: $2,000 ($20.62)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $229,000 ($2360.82)

6.65% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,781 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.65%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.33% ($20,208 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.97% ($33,200)


10.97% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,177 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.97%
Alaska average:

9.43%

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


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  4.72% ($29,294 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($31,538)

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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