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Population in 2012: 695 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +9.6%
 

Males: 396  (57.1%)
Females: 299  (42.9%)

Median resident age:  21.9 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99763.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,602 (it was $51,964 in 2000)
Noorvik:

$50,602
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $12,762

Noorvik city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $104,366 (it was $81,500 in 2000)
Noorvik:

$104,366
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $118,635; Detached houses: $114,249; In 2-unit structures: $269,214

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,125.

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  • American Indian alone - 589 (88.2%)
  • Two or more races - 49 (7.3%)
  • White alone - 25 (3.7%)
  • Black alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (0.1%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Noorvik: 110.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (1.5%), Norwegian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 82 feet

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 722 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Noorvik:

  • High school or higher: 73.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.0%
  • Unemployed: 33.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Noorvik city:

  • Never married: 57.4%
  • Now married: 33.5%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 3.5%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Noorvik, Alaska as of September 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Noorvik to the number of sex offenders is 58 to 1.


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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

14.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +100 (+18.7%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (26%)
  • Public administration (21%)
  • Construction (16%)
  • Utilities (13%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (11%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Noorvik-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 4% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/28/2008 at 14:30:13, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MB, 4.9 MW, 4.7 MW, Depth: 9.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 95.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1993 at 17:57:15, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.8 MS, Depth: 25.0 mi) earthquake occurred 93.6 miles away from Noorvik 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 85.2 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 54.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/15/2008 at 14:23:30, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.7 ML, Depth: 5.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.9 miles away from Noorvik 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 59.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Political contributions by individuals in Noorvik, AK

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: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 517 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1838 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1842 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1864 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1892 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1899 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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) - In JUN-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2006
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-2005
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-2005
  • 23 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 1 NTU - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Treatment Technique Exceeds Turb 0.3 NTU - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 45 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.8% for American Indian residents, 10.5% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Noorvik, AK

Noorvik compared to Alaska 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.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below 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


Noorvik travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (94%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (3%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Noorvik city (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%

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
Financial Administration 1$3,427$41,1240$0
Other Government Administration 2$5,291$31,7467$1,050
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,710$32,5202$598
Streets and Highways 0$0 8$19,981
Solid Waste Management 0$0 5$2,593
Water Supply 2$5,794$34,7644$6,179
Electric Power 2$2,413$14,4780$0
Other and Unallocable 2$2,156$12,9364$2,234
Totals for Government 10$21,791$26,14930$32,635

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

  • Construction - General: $12,000 ($17.27)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $182,000 ($261.87)
    Sewerage: $158,000 ($227.34)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($138.13)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($136.69)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($97.84)
    Electric Utilities: $48,000 ($69.06)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($24.46)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($24.46)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($15.83)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($15.83)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $366,000 ($526.62)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $176,000 ($253.24)
    All Other: $118,000 ($169.78)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($10.07)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($76.26)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($7.19)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($107.91)
    Electric Utilities: $50,000 ($71.94)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $55,000 ($79.14)
    All Other: $23,000 ($33.09)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $118,000 ($169.78)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $171,000 ($246.04)

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 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:

1
  • Noorvik Central Office, Downtown Noorvik (Lat: 66.833333 Lon: -161.045778), 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:

2
  • Ingemar Mathiasson, Box 189 Tundra Drive (Lat: 66.829833 Lon: -161.046778), Type: 17.0, Overall height: 16.7 m
    Registrant: 9074452102, Electronicservice@starband.Net, SPRUCE RIDGE, Phone: (Mat) hia-sson
  • Ingemar Mathiasson, Box 189 Tundra Drive (Lat: 66.829833 Lon: -161.046778), Type: 17.0, Overall height: 16.7 m
    Registrant: 9074452102, Electronicservice@starband.Net, SPRUCE RIDGE, Phone: (Mat) hia-sson

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, 129.800 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.600 MHz, 131.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/24/2007, Expiration Date: 05/21/2017
    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

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  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average wind speeds"
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