Noorvik, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 683 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 
Males: 397  (58.2%)
Females: 286  (41.8%)
Median resident age:

26.8 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99763.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $73,739 (it was $51,964 in 2000)
Noorvik:

$73,739
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $18,153 (it was $12,020 in 2000)

Noorvik city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $161,992 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Noorvik:

$161,992
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $136,082; detached houses: $137,423

Median gross rent in 2017: $839.

March 2019 cost of living index in Noorvik: 105.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 32.1%
(33.9% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Noorvik, AK (2010)
    • 58988.2%American Indian alone
    • 497.3%Two or more races
    • 253.7%White alone
    • 30.4%Black alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.1%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Noorvik, Alaska as of July 06, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Noorvik is 61 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (5.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 82 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 710 people per square mile   (low).

Noorvik, Alaska map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Noorvik city:

1.2% ($938)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (517.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2835.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kiana, AK (4.3 miles ),
Selawik, AK (5.7 miles ),
Kotzebue, AK (6.5 miles ),
Buckland, AK (7.7 miles ),
Deering, AK (8.4 miles),
Noatak, AK (8.5 miles ),
Ambler, AK (9.4 miles ),
Red Dog Mine, AK (9.9 miles)

Latitude: 66.84 N, Longitude: 161.04 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Noorvik, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Noorvik, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

14.6%
Alaska:

7.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +100 (+18.7%).
Most common industries in Noorvik, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (23.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (14.9%)
  • Public administration (13.3%)
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (26.7%)
  • Construction (14.9%)
  • Educational services (11.9%)
  • Public administration (10.9%)
  • Utilities (6.9%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (38.8%)
  • Public administration (16.3%)
  • Health care (11.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (3.8%)
  • U. S. Postal service (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Noorvik, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (9.9%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Carpenters (5.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (16.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (16.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (10.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.3%)
  • Cashiers (5.0%)

Average climate in Noorvik, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Noorvik-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 254% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 348.5 miles away from Noorvik center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 570.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 447.2 miles away from Noorvik center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 227.4 miles away from Noorvik center
On 3/9/1985 at 14:08:04, a magnitude 6.2 (5.9 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.0 ML) earthquake occurred 306.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/2005 at 07:16:57, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.0 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 101.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Noorvik topographic map

Airports located in Noorvik:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Noorvik:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 398 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 516 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 517 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1838 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1842 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1856 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1864 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Noorvik:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Noorvik: Noorvik Fire Department (A), Maniilaq Association Noorvik Health Clinic (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 Noorvik and their reported violations in the past:

NOORVIK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 600, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-18-2012)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2011)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-19-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-20-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-03-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-14-2010)
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In DEC-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-10-2014)
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JAN-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 30 regular monitoring violations
  • 82 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

4.4 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

75.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

17.6%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Noorvik:

Marital status in Noorvik, AK
  • Never married: 48.1%
  • Now married: 37.9%
  • Separated: 7.9%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

For population 25 years and over in Noorvik:

  • High school or higher: 80.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.3%
  • Unemployed: 19.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Noorvik
2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Noorvik, AK (based on Northwest Arctic Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,64420
Mainline Protestant4083
Catholic2401
Other931
None5,138-
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: 4
Northwest Arctic Borough:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

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.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Northwest Arctic Borough:

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Noorvik:

45.6%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Noorvik:

42.9%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Noorvik:

29.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Noorvik:

22.8%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.2%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Noorvik:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Noorvik:

34.4%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Noorvik:

53.9%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Noorvik:

80.2%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Noorvik, AK Residents
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
Streets and Highways 23$74,099$38,6600$0
Solid Waste Management 2$2,856$17,1360$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 25$76,955$36,9380$0

Noorvik government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $353,000 ($516.84)
    General - Other: $334,000 ($489.02)
    Police Protection: $82,000 ($120.06)
    Central Staff Services: $28,000 ($41.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($33.67)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($11.71)
    Sewerage: $7,000 ($10.25)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($2.93)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $905,000 ($1325.04)

Noorvik government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $892,000 ($1306.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $39,000 ($57.10)
    Sewerage: $22,000 ($32.21)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($26.35)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $16,000 ($23.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $22,000 ($32.21)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $165,000 ($241.58)

8.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($62,532 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.47% ($53,838 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Noorvik:

  • 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)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Noorvik:

  • K09RU (Channel 9; NOORVIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04IK (Channel 4; NOORVIK, AK; Owner: CITY OF NOORVIK)

Noorvik fatal accident list:

Dec 6, 1996 05:40 PM, Fireweed, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Noorvik)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Noorvik, Within The Village Of Noorvik (Lat: 66.834583 Lon: -161.040194), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 51.2 m, Overall height: 52.7 m, Call Sign: WQYP549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 6625.00 MHz... (+14 more), Grant Date: 11/30/2016, Expiration Date: 11/30/2026, Certifier: Jimmy Sipes, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Noorvik Airstrip (Lat: 66.828528 Lon: -161.027778), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KIQ5,
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.100 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.600 MHz, 129.800 MHz, 131.100 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/2017, Expiration Date: 05/21/2027, Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-2304, Phone: (202) 719-7235, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

Most common first names in Noorvik, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Isaac387.3 years
Joe378.3 years
Daniel280.9 years
Jennie294.1 years
Alfred276.5 years
Minnie271.0 years
Pauline280.5 years
Walter272.0 years
Wilbur273.1 years
Most common last names in Noorvik, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sheldon666.5 years
Sampson576.4 years
Brown470.8 years
Coffin482.0 years
Wells378.3 years
Jackson386.4 years
Pungalik363.4 years
Harvey375.4 years
Field373.3 years
Nazuruk367.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Noorvik, AK
  • 91.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 2.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Noorvik, AK
  • 70.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.5%Wood
  • 3.9%Electricity


Noorvik compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value below 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 rooms per house below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Noorvik on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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