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Population in 2010: 514. Population change since 2000: +20.1%
Males: 263  (51.2%)
Females: 251  (48.8%)

Median resident age:  22.6 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99761.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $55,202 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
Noatak:

$55,202
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,922

Noatak CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $114,256 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Noatak:

$114,256
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $108,209; Detached houses: $108,209

Median gross rent in 2012: $779.

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  • American Indian alone - 487 (94.7%)
  • White alone - 13 (2.5%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (2.3%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Noatak: 109.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Polish (2.5%), German (1.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 44 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Noatak:

  • High school or higher: 83.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 34.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Noatak CDP:

  • Never married: 54.3%
  • Now married: 36.2%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 2.8%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Noatak, Alaska as of December 26, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Noatak to the number of sex offenders is 51 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (590.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2905.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Red Dog Mine, AK (5.9 miles) , Kivalina, AK (6.4 miles ), Kotzebue, AK (6.9 miles ), Noorvik, AK (8.5 miles ), Kiana, AK (8.9 miles ), Selawik, AK (10.2 miles ), Point Hope, AK (10.6 miles ), Ambler, AK (11.8 miles ).

Latitude: 67.57 N, Longitude: 162.98 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (16%)
  • Wholesale trade (13%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Religious workers (11%)
  • Extraction workers (11%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (21%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Child care workers (8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Noatak-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 48% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/16/1993 at 17:57:15, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.8 MS, Depth: 25.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 21.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/11/2008 at 16:52:35, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.2 ML, Depth: 2.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.5 miles away from Noatak center
On 10/13/2008 at 20:18:46, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 3.9 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 46.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/27/1995 at 19:05:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.4 MB, 4.2 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 19.4 mi) earthquake occurred 31.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/2007 at 11:05:03, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 3.8 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 73.5 miles away from Noatak center
On 10/21/1993 at 19:50:08, a magnitude 4.3 (4.0 MB, 4.0 ML, 4.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Noatak, AK

Airports located in Noatak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Noatak:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 462 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 589 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1906 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1909 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1931 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1959 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1968 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Noatak: Maniilaq Association Esther Barger Memorial Health Clinic (A), Noatak Search and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Northwest Arctic Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Noatak and their reported violations in the past:

NOATAK COMMUNITY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 485, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2002
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1999
  • 11 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2005
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and DEC-10-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-10-2004)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 330 regular monitoring violations
  • 33 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 8.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  4.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  85.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Noatak, AK

Noatak compared to Alaska state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Noatak travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Utility gas (8%)
  • Wood (7%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Noatak CDP (based on Northwest Arctic Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.14%
Here39.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameFriends (Quakers)Catholic ChurchEpiscopal ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents52.6%24.8%13.8%3.5%5.2%
Congregations50.0%6.3%12.5%6.3%25.0%
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: 4
Northwest Arctic Borough:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Northwest Arctic Borough:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Northwest Arctic Borough:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Northwest Arctic Borough:

32.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.51% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,986 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.51%
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  2.20% ($30,488 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.59% ($26,182)


8.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($47,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.44%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.81% ($34,491 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.58% ($58,273)

Strongest AM radio stations in Noatak:

  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Noatak:

  • K07RI (Channel 7; NOATAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09NG (Channel 9; NOATAK, AK; Owner: CITY OF NOATAK)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • Noatak Central Office, Downtown Noatak (Lat: 67.571444 Lon: -162.971444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Call Sign: KNKR318
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/22/2018, Certifier: Douglas A Neal
    Registrant: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP, 50 S. Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 340-8899, Fax: (612) 340-2868, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

6
  • Ingemar Mathiasson, Masu Ave (Lat: 67.568750 Lon: -162.975000), Type: 15.0, Overall height: 13 m
    Registrant: 9074423303, Electronicservice@starband.Net, 313 TUNDRA WAY, Phone: (Mat) hia-sson
  • Ingemar Mathiasson, Noatak Health Clinic (Lat: 67.568583 Lon: -162.983194), Type: 17.7, Overall height: 15 m
    Registrant: 9074452102, Electronicservice@starband.Net, SPRUCE RIDGE, Phone: (Mat) hia-sson
  • Ingemar Mathiasson, Masu Ave (Lat: 67.568750 Lon: -162.975000), Type: 15.0, Overall height: 13 m
    Registrant: 9074427207, Esmith@maniilaq.Org
  • Ingemar Mathiasson, Noatak Health Clinic (Lat: 67.568583 Lon: -162.983194), Type: 17.7, Overall height: 15 m
    Registrant: 9074452102, Electronicservice@starband.Net, SPRUCE RIDGE, Phone: (Mat) hia-sson
  • Ben Phillips, Noatak Central Office, Downtown Noatak (Lat: 67.571444 Lon: -162.971444), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 9074423114, Bphillips@otz.Net, 346 TUNDRA WAY
  • Ben Phillips, Noatak Central Office, Downtown Noatak (Lat: 67.571444 Lon: -162.971444), Type: 15.2, Overall height: 15.2 m
    Registrant: 9074423114, Bphillips@otz.Net, 346 TUNDRA WAY

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Fish & Game Ofc Sikusuilaq Hatchery (Lat: 67.241000 Lon: -162.812556), Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: KNBT375, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.23140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/2012, Expiration Date: 03/26/2022
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 485-2160
  • Fish & Game Office Sikusuilaq Springs Hatehery (Lat: 67.241000 Lon: -162.812556), Call Sign: KNBU772, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0000 MHz, 45.0400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2001, Expiration Date: 10/15/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Fish & Game Office Sikusuilaq Springs Hatchery (Lat: 67.241000 Lon: -162.812556), Call Sign: WGJ827, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 75.7400 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/25/2001, Expiration Date: 11/04/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Community Building Fish & Game (Lat: 67.570444 Lon: -162.966472), Call Sign: WGP791, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.3400 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/20/2001, Expiration Date: 01/07/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Lat: 67.571750 Lon: -162.987722, Call Sign: WQFS477
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.1000 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/21/2006, Expiration Date: 09/21/2016, Certifier: Craig Mcconnell
    Registrant: Primex Wireless, Inc, 965 Wells St, Lake Geneva, WI 53147, Phone: (800) 537-0464

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

3
  • Fish And Game Office Sikusuilaq Springs Hatchery (Lat: 67.241000 Lon: -162.812556), Type: Pole, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WDA47, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.18340 MHz, 2.43140 MHz, 2.50740 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 3.35540 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 5.20890 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/28/2011, Expiration Date: 09/19/2021
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Red Dog Airstrip (Lat: 68.029056 Lon: -162.911833), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WEZ2
    Assigned Frequencies: 123.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/07/2007, Expiration Date: 10/20/2017
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2121 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5536, Fax: (202) 828-5568
  • Cominco Red Dog Airstrip (Lat: 68.032667 Lon: -162.904056), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB2679
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.42951 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/2004, Expiration Date: 11/03/2014
    Registrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2121 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5536, Fax: (202) 828-5568

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-65 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 29705 , Serial Number: 2551, Year manufactured: 1941, Airworthiness Date: 11/27/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Virgil D Adams, Po Box 71, Noatak, AK 99761, Other Owners: Lucy P Adams


Most common last names in Noatak, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Booth671.7 years
Barger359.6 years
Downey389.4 years
Walton369.4 years
Ashby275.4 years
Koenig268.0 years
Luther283.0 years
Mitchell279.9 years
Onalik290.0 years
Porter283.0 years

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