Nulato, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 270 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -19.6%
Males: 149  (55.5%)
Females: 121  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  26.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99765.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $35,093 (it was $25,114 in 2000)
Nulato:

$35,093
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $13,920 (it was $8,966 in 2000)

Nulato city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $101,579 (it was $43,300 in 2000)
Nulato:

$101,579
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $126,960; Detached houses: $124,311

Median gross rent in 2013: $540.

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  • Races in Nulato, AK (2010)

    Nulato races chart
    • 24893.9%American Indian alone
    • 134.9%White alone
    • 20.8%Hispanic
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Nulato: 108.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (1.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1963

Land area: 42.7 square miles.

Population density: 6.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Nulato, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Nulato:

  • High school or higher: 81.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 41.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nulato city:

  • Never married: 71.1%
  • Now married: 21.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 1.2%

7 residents are foreign born (1.5% Oceania, 0.6% Europe).

This city:

2.1%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $757 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (358.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2687.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Koyukuk, AK (4.0 miles) , Kaltag, AK (5.8 miles ), Galena, AK (6.0 miles ), Ruby, AK (8.8 miles) , Huslia, AK (9.2 miles ), Koyuk, AK (9.5 miles ), Shaktoolik, AK (9.8 miles ), Unalakleet, AK (10.0 miles ).

Latitude: 64.73 N, Longitude: 158.11 W

Area code: 907

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

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -18 (-5.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Public administration (45%)
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (25%)
  • Material moving occupations (19%)
  • Management occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (30%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Nulato, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Nulato-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 406% 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 417.8 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 218.7 miles away from Nulato center
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 323.6 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 110.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 311.6 miles away from Nulato center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi) earthquake occurred 252.4 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 Nulato:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nulato:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 303 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 357 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 358 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1705 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1708 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1719 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1730 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Nulato:

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Notable locations in Nulato: Benedum Landing (A), Tanana Chiefs Conference Nulato Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Nulato River (A), Mukluk Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 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 Nulato and their reported violations in the past:

NULATO RIVER WELL (Population served: 450, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 27.5%
(28.0% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Nulato compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (61%)
  • Wood (38%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Nulato city (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
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
Financial Administration 0$0 2$3,355
Other Government Administration 1$1,813$21,7561$583
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,459$17,5080$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,354$28,2480$0
Sewerage 1$2,949$35,3880$0
Electric Power 2$4,170$25,0200$0
Totals for Government 6$12,745$25,4903$3,938

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

  • Construction - General: $50,000 ($185.19)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $157,000 ($581.48)
    Sewerage: $82,000 ($303.70)
    Financial Administration: $61,000 ($225.93)
    Regular Highways: $39,000 ($144.44)
    Electric Utilities: $38,000 ($140.74)
    Water Utilities: $35,000 ($129.63)
    Health Services - Other: $20,000 ($74.07)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($48.15)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($40.74)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($25.93)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $668,000 ($2474.07)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $420,000 ($1555.56)
    Sewerage: $89,000 ($329.63)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $123,000 ($455.56)
    General Revenue, NEC: $3,000 ($11.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $38,000 ($140.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,000 ($3.70)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $4,093,000 ($15159.26)

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nulato:

  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • 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)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • 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 Nulato:

  • K02KW (Channel 2; NULATO, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04JF (Channel 4; NULATO, AK; Owner: VILLAGE OF NULATO)

Nulato fatal accident list:

Jan 17, 2010 03:10 AM, Dinnega St., Lat: 64.72964, Lon: -158.11073, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Dec 18, 2003 03:00 AM, Stickman Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 29, 2002 10:30 PM, Main Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jan 29, 1995 00:20 AM, Danegga, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Sep 8, 1984 05:00 AM, Nulato Rd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 25Total average daily traffic
  • 60Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Public Safety Bldg (Lat: 64.719639 Lon: -158.095278), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WPMT942
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/22/1998, Expiration Date: 12/22/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/22/2004, Certifier: Randy Bonn
    Registrant: Communications Equipment And Servic, 1010 College Rd, Fairbanks, AK 99701, Fax: (907) 451-7897

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Pauline Peter Residence (Lat: 64.718806 Lon: -158.105278), Type: Pole, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: KWC27, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.29440 MHz, 3.35540 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 5.20890 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/27/2004, Expiration Date: 01/05/2015
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Lat: 64.718806 Lon: -158.052500, Call Sign: WXH9, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.100 MHz, 129.800 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.300 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/1994, Expiration Date: 08/10/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL2PT, Licensee ID: L01450457
    Grant Date: 12/09/2008, Expiration Date: 12/09/2018, Certifier: Henry V Madros
    Registrant: Henry V Madros, Nulato, AK 99765

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 738MR , Serial Number: 17270088, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 01/19/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Victor William Nicholas, Po Box 65069, Nulato, AK 99765

Most common first names in Nulato, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George275.5 years
Andrew276.0 years
Frank267.5 years
Mary263.5 years
Most common last names in Nulato, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Demoski455.2 years
Peter460.5 years
Silas436.7 years
Esmailka376.3 years
Peters380.6 years
Agnes248.0 years
Ambrose285.0 years
Joe280.5 years
Mountain267.1 years
Stickman277.0 years

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