Noorvik, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 683 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.7%
 
Males: 389  (57.1%)
Females: 294  (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 (it was $12,020 in 2000)

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 2009: 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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Noorvik races chart
  • 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%)

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

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: 710 people per square mile   (low).

Noorvik, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Noorvik:

  • High school or higher: 75.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.1%
  • Unemployed: 19.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Noorvik city:

  • Never married: 59.6%
  • Now married: 31.5%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 3.5%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Noorvik, Alaska as of May 24, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Noorvik to the number of sex offenders is 53 to 1.


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

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

16.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

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%)

Work and jobs in Noorvik: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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 the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 570.6 miles away from Noorvik 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 the city 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 the city 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 Noorvik 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)

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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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
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

Noorvik compared to Alaska 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.
  • 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (94%)
  • Wood (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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%
Here: 39.1%
USA: 50.2%

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 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
Totals for Government 25$76,955$36,9380$0

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

  • Construction - General: $12,000 ($17.57)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $182,000 ($266.47)
    Sewerage: $158,000 ($231.33)
    Police Protection: $96,000 ($140.56)
    General - Other: $95,000 ($139.09)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($99.56)
    Electric Utilities: $48,000 ($70.28)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($24.89)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($24.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($16.11)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($16.11)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $366,000 ($535.87)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $176,000 ($257.69)
    All Other: $118,000 ($172.77)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $7,000 ($10.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $53,000 ($77.60)
    Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($7.32)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($109.81)
    Electric Utilities: $50,000 ($73.21)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $55,000 ($80.53)
    All Other: $23,000 ($33.67)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $118,000 ($172.77)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $171,000 ($250.37)

8.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.32% ($39,511 average AGI)


8.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.99%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.77% ($52,093 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.98% ($45,947)
to Nome Census Area, AK  0.82% ($36,438)

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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