Nunapitchuk, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 521 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.8%
 
Males: 266  (51.2%)
Females: 255  (48.8%)
Median resident age:  20.8 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99641.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $36,248 (it was $29,286 in 2000)
Nunapitchuk:

$36,248
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $9,265 (it was $8,364 in 2000)

Nunapitchuk city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $68,638 (it was $39,100 in 2000)
Nunapitchuk:

$68,638
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $113,324; Detached houses: $114,659

Median gross rent in 2015: $499.

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  • Races in Nunapitchuk, AK (2010)

    Nunapitchuk races chart
    • 47595.8%American Indian alone
    • 122.4%White alone
    • 91.8%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Nunapitchuk: 103.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 7.86 square miles.

Population density: 66 people per square mile   (very low).

Nunapitchuk, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Nunapitchuk:

  • High school or higher: 73.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Nunapitchuk city:

  • Never married: 47.2%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 3.5%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Nunapitchuk, Alaska as of November 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Nunapitchuk to the number of sex offenders is 65 to 1.


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

Nunapitchuk city:  1.7% ($663)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (424.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2685.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kasigluk, AK (1.7 miles ), Atmautluak, AK (2.5 miles ), Napakiak, AK (4.6 miles ), Bethel, AK (4.9 miles ), Oscarville, AK (5.1 miles) , Napaskiak, AK (5.2 miles ), Akiachak, AK (5.9 miles ), Kwethluk, AK (6.0 miles ).

Latitude: 60.90 N, Longitude: 162.45 W

Area code: 907

Nunapitchuk household income distribution Nunapitchuk home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +86 (+22.6%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (26%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Nunapitchuk, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Nunapitchuk, Alaska average temperatures Nunapitchuk, Alaska average precipitation Nunapitchuk, Alaska humidity Nunapitchuk, Alaska wind speed Nunapitchuk, Alaska snowfall Nunapitchuk, Alaska sunshine Nunapitchuk, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Nunapitchuk-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 447% 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 496.9 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 413.6 miles away from Nunapitchuk center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 423.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 412.9 miles away from the city 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 507.3 miles away from Nunapitchuk center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 353.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Nunapitchuk topographic map

airports located in Nunapitchuk:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Nunapitchuk:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 423 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 423 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 535 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1761 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1764 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1764 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1784 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Nunapitchuk:

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Notable locations in Nunapitchuk: Nunapitchuck Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Eliza Maxie Memorial Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bethel Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 43.9%
(43.9% for American Indian residents, 44.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  4.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  79.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  3.2%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Nunapitchuk city (based on Bethel Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2448
Orthodox2,85217
Mainline Protestant2,21618
Evangelical Protestant50111
Other1981
None8,002-
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

45.8%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.4%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Nunapitchuk:

29.1
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Nunapitchuk:

28.1%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Nunapitchuk:

8.9%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Nunapitchuk:

33.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

50.8%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.2%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Nunapitchuk, 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
Financial Administration 2$3,435$20,6100$0
Other Government Administration 3$3,557$14,2289$1,645
Police Protection - Officers 5$6,521$15,6503$2,258
Police - Other 0$0 2$177
Firefighters 0$0 2$1,145
Solid Waste Management 2$2,164$12,9843$942
Sewerage 0$0 9$11,695
Water Supply 2$2,728$16,3680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 12$5,539
Totals for Government 14$18,405$15,77640$23,401

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

  • Construction - General: $2,000 ($3.84)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $129,000 ($247.60)
    Financial Administration: $39,000 ($74.86)
    Electric Utilities: $38,000 ($72.94)
    Police Protection: $35,000 ($67.18)
    Sewerage: $28,000 ($53.74)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($23.03)
    Regular Highways: $12,000 ($23.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($23.03)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($19.19)
    Fire Protection: $4,000 ($7.68)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($3.84)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $167,000 ($320.54)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $76,000 ($145.87)
    Sewerage: $25,000 ($47.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($1.92)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $30,000 ($57.58)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $5,000 ($9.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($21.11)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $31,000 ($59.50)
    All Other: $9,000 ($17.27)
  • Tax - Property: $27,000 ($51.82)

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Nunapitchuk:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL 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)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Nunapitchuk:

  • K02LZ (Channel 2; KASIGLUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09UE (Channel 9; KASIGLUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 17m56ftTotal length
  • 3,271Total average daily traffic
  • 301Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,953Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • Nunapitchuk Central Office (Lat: 60.895556 Lon: -162.459833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WPON879
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:
  • Nunapitchuk Central Ofc (Lat: 60.895556 Lon: -162.459833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: KNKR275
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:
  • Nunapitchuk Central Ofc (Lat: 60.895556 Lon: -162.459833), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WQWV601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 12/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2016, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gic Communication Corp, 2550 Denalil Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

3
  • Steve Hamlen, Nunapitchuk Central Ofc (Lat: 60.895556 Lon: -162.459833), Type: 19.5, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST
  • Marianne Turner, Nunapitchuk Central Ofc (Lat: 60.895556 Lon: -162.459833), Type: 19.5, Overall height: 18.3 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST
  • Nunapitchuk Central Ofc (Lat: 60.896389 Lon: -162.456944), Type: 13.4, Overall height: 13.4 m, Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • NUNAPITCHUK, Nunapitchuk Central Ofc (Lat: 60.895556 Lon: -162.459833), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WHQ636, Licensee ID: L00002081
    Assigned Frequencies: 6721.25 MHz, 6718.75 MHz, 6733.75 MHz, 6675.00 MHz, 11215.0 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 6765.00 MHzGrant Date: 03/30/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: United Utilities Inc

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • Nunapitchuk Airport (Lat: 60.893694 Lon: -162.468972), Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KFS5, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHz, 131.300 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2001, Expiration Date: 08/27/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2006Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K Street Nw, Washington, DC 20006
  • 1/4 Mi Ne Of Post Office (Lat: 60.908972 Lon: -162.445361), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KIJ29, Licensee ID: L00107217
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.12640 MHzGrant Date: 10/03/1994, Expiration Date: 10/03/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Robert Nick, 1/4 Mi Ne Of Post Office, Nunapitchuk, AK 99641
  • House #07 (Lat: 60.896194 Lon: -162.463972), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: KXP75
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.64440 MHz, 5.16890 MHzGrant Date: 05/22/1997, Expiration Date: 05/22/2002, Cancellation Date: 08/25/2002Registrant: Franklin Arthur Cook, House #07, Nunapitchuk, AK 99641
  • Church St (Lat: 60.900361 Lon: -162.436194), Type: Building, Overall height: 3 m, Call Sign: WHG823, Licensee ID: L00086399
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHzGrant Date: 06/06/1996, Expiration Date: 05/31/2001, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2001Registrant: Joseph Albrite Jr, Kasigluk, AK 99609

Drinking water stations with addresses in Nunapitchuk and their reported violations in the past:

NUNAPITCHUK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 496, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2011)
  • 24 routine major monitoring violations
  • 175 regular monitoring violations
  • 41 other older monitoring violations
Most common first names in Nunapitchuk, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Natalia388.3 years
Anna283.5 years
Evan285.5 years
Ivan273.5 years
John277.5 years
Wassillie267.0 years
Most common last names in Nunapitchuk, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Andrew375.3 years
Tikiun374.7 years
Chase253.5 years
Gilman284.0 years
Toopelook277.5 years
Wassillie270.0 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (97%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Nunapitchuk compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Nunapitchuk on our top lists:

  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #2 (99641) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Welsh first ancestries"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
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