Northway Village, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 98. Population change since 2000: -8.4%
Males: 63  (65.2%)
Females: 35  (34.8%)
Median resident age:  33.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 99764

Estimated median household income in 2015: $20,232 (it was $24,688 in 2000)
Northway Village:

$20,232
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $8,583 (it was $10,300 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $108,201 (it was $81,300 in 2000)
Northway Village:

$108,201
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $152,920; Detached houses: $154,722
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  • Races in Northway Village, AK (2010)

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    • 7677.6%American Indian alone
    • 2020.4%Two or more races
    • 22.0%White alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Northway Village: 109.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 2.64 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Northway Village:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 31.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Northway Village CDP:

  • Never married: 47.0%
  • Now married: 27.2%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

1 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Northway Village CDP:  0.5% ($443)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (281.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2242.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Northway, AK (1.3 miles) , Northway Junction, AK (2.4 miles) , Tetlin, AK (4.6 miles) , Alcan Border, AK (5.6 miles) , Tok, AK (6.4 miles ), Mentasta Lake, AK (7.1 miles) , Tanacross, AK (7.2 miles) , Nabesna, AK (7.3 miles) .

Latitude: 62.98 N, Longitude: 141.95 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Northway Village household income distribution Northway Village home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.1%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (56%)
  • Retail trade (44%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (67%)
  • Construction (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (56%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (44%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (67%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (33%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

Average climate in Northway Village, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Northway Village-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 511% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 228.7 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 183.9 miles away from Northway Village center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 287.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 365.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 160.9 miles away from Northway Village center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML) earthquake occurred 287.9 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Northway Village:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 221 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 284 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 284 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1228 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1232 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1250 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1254 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable location: Northway Voluntary Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Indian Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Cemetery Lake (A), Skate Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 50.0%
(55.4% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 6.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.5
Alaska average:

10.2

Northway Village travel time to work - commute Northway Village mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Northway Village CDP (based on Southeast Fairbanks Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,01418
Other4342
Catholic3662
Mainline Protestant1824
None5,033-
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: 2
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

32.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.5%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Northway Village:

40.9%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Northway Village:

25.6%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Northway Village:

7.7%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Northway Village:

23.8%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

50.8%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Northway Village:

78.1%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Northway Village, AK Residents

10.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.43% ($49,303 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.77% ($42,238)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.37% ($49,000)


10.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.66%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.38% ($37,369 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.99% ($46,074)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.84% ($50,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Northway Village:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Northway Village:

  • K04KP (Channel 4; NORTHWAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02LB (Channel 2; NORTHWAY, AK; Owner: NORTHWAY VILLAGE COUNCIL)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • 1,460Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,180Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (67%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (33%)

Northway Village compared to Alaska state average:

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