Ouzinkie, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 159 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -29.3%
Males: 74  (46.8%)
Females: 85  (53.2%)
Median resident age:

30.7 years
Alaska median age:

33.5 years

Zip codes: 99644.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $35,938 (it was $52,500 in 2000)
Ouzinkie:

$35,938
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $29,686 (it was $19,324 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $111,557 (it was $82,500 in 2000)
Ouzinkie:

$111,557
AK:

$267,800

Mean prices in 2016: all housing units: $132,319; detached houses: $132,421

Median gross rent in 2016: $823.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ouzinkie: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 15.9%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.6% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Ouzinkie, AK (2010)
    • 12577.6%American Indian alone
    • 1710.6%White alone
    • 159.3%Two or more races
    • 31.9%Hispanic
    • 10.6%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: Swedish (3.8%), Dutch (2.3%), English (1.5%), French Canadian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 6.03 square miles.

Population density: 26 people per square mile   (very low).

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2 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,571 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $763 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (245.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2280.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Kodiak, AK (3.2 miles ),
Kodiak Station, AK (3.5 miles ),
Port Lions, AK (3.8 miles ),
Womens Bay, AK (3.9 miles ),
Aleneva, AK (4.2 miles),
Chiniak, AK (5.0 miles),
Old Harbor, AK (7.6 miles ),
Larsen Bay, AK (7.8 miles)

Latitude: 57.92 N, Longitude: 152.51 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Ouzinkie, AK in 2016
Distribution of house value in Ouzinkie, AK in 2016
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.2%
Alaska:

7.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +15 (+7.1%).
Most common industries in Ouzinkie, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (28.9%)
  • Public administration (21.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (17.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (2.6%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (2.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (30.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (27.5%)
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (12.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (33.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (13.9%)
  • Public administration (11.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (11.1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.6%)
  • Other direct selling establishments (5.6%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (5.6%)
Most common occupations in Ouzinkie, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (17.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.5%)
  • Cashiers (10.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.2%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (7.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (27.5%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers, including supervisors (15.0%)
  • Cashiers (12.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.5%)
  • Carpenters (7.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (19.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Ouzinkie, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ouzinkie, Alaska average temperatures Ouzinkie, Alaska average precipitation Ouzinkie, Alaska humidity Ouzinkie, Alaska wind speed Ouzinkie, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Ouzinkie-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 587% 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 274.2 miles away from Ouzinkie 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 68.0 miles away from Ouzinkie center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Ouzinkie center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 286.1 miles away from Ouzinkie center
On 1/10/2001 at 16:02:44, a magnitude 7.0 (6.2 MB, 6.8 MS, 7.0 MW, 6.8 MW, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 78.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Ouzinkie topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ouzinkie:

  • PROVIDENCE KODIAK HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; KODIAK, AK)
  • KODIAK ISLAND HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KODIAK, AK)
  • PROVIDENCE KODIAK ISLAND MED LTC (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; KODIAK, AK)

Airports located in Ouzinkie:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ouzinkie:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 245 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 245 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 504 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1374 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1375 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1378 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1398 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Ouzinkie:

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Library in Ouzinkie:

  • OUZINKIE TRIBAL MEDIA CENTER (Operating income: $16,215; Location: 130 THIRD STREET; 2,323 books; 3 audio materials; 300 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ouzinkie: Ouzinkie Volunteer Fire Department (A), Kodiak Area Native Association Ouzinkie Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Kodiak Island 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 Ouzinkie and their reported violations in the past:

OUZINKIE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 165, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JAN-2010. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In DEC-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In OCT-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2009. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2010)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2011. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2012)
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
  • 11 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

82.1%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

10.7%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Ouzinkie:

Marital status in Ouzinkie, AK
  • Never married: 49.6%
  • Now married: 39.4%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 1.2%

For population 25 years and over in Ouzinkie:

  • High school or higher: 73.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.0%
  • Unemployed: 11.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2016
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2016
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.4
Alaska average:

9.9

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ouzinkie, AK (based on Kodiak Island Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox1,39910
Evangelical Protestant1,23916
Catholic5001
Other4634
Mainline Protestant2173
None9,774-
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: 5
This county:

3.85 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

0.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Kodiak Island Borough:

6.93 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kodiak Island Borough:

26.6%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ouzinkie:

47.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Ouzinkie:

42.6%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ouzinkie:

24.9%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Ouzinkie:

8.3%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ouzinkie:

6.5
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ouzinkie:

32.1%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ouzinkie, 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
Other Government Administration 5$9,428$22,6270$0
Sewerage 1$2,112$25,3440$0
Electric Power 1$2,112$25,3440$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$314
Other and Unallocable 0$0 10$3,796
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$412
Water Supply 0$0 1$240
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 7$13,652$23,40314$4,762

Ouzinkie government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $417,000 ($2622.64)
    General - Other: $88,000 ($553.46)
    Water Utilities: $68,000 ($427.67)
    Solid Waste Management: $20,000 ($125.79)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $12,000 ($75.47)
    Air Transportation: $11,000 ($69.18)
    Regular Highways: $8,000 ($50.31)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($25.16)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $217,000 ($1364.78)

Ouzinkie government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $87,000 ($547.17)
    Air Transportation: $19,000 ($119.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $14,000 ($88.05)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $14,000 ($88.05)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $64,000 ($402.52)
    Sale of Property: $13,000 ($81.76)
    Donations From Private Sources: $3,000 ($18.87)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $207,000 ($1301.89)
    Water Utilities: $44,000 ($276.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $166,000 ($1044.03)
    Other: $138,000 ($867.92)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,000 ($56.60)

Ouzinkie government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $248,000 ($1559.75)

9.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,258 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.39%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.59% ($31,303 average AGI)


11.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,859 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.43%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.84% ($49,362 average AGI)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.40% ($58,174)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($78,091)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ouzinkie:

  • KVOK (560 AM; 1 kW; KODIAK, AK; Owner: KODIAK ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Ouzinkie:

  • K02MA (Channel 2; OUZINKIE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07QY (Channel 7; OUZINKIE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • KUBD-LP (Channel 11; KODIAK, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN TV, LLC)
  • K15AT (Channel 15; KODIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Ouzinkie fatal accident list:

May 23, 2013 09:00 AM, 3rd Street, F Street, Lat: 57.924186, Lon: -152.499050, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Brian D Kincaid, 3rd Street (Lat: 57.922389 Lon: -152.504972), Type: 10.7, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Kodiak Kenai Cable Company, Bkincaid@oldharbor.Org, , Achor-age, Phone: (907) 278-6100
  • Jimmy R Sipes, Within The Village Of Ouzinkie (Lat: 57.923194 Lon: -152.497417), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Clynch@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Village Of Ouzinkie (Lat: 57.923194 Lon: -152.497417), Type: 19.8, Structure height: 02150 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Clynch@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Village Of Ouzinkie (Lat: 57.923194 Lon: -152.497417), Type: 19.8, Structure height: 02150 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 868-5615
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Village Of Ouzinkie (Lat: 57.923194 Lon: -152.497417), Type: 19.8, Structure height: 02150 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (800) 770-8725
  • Carl Gatter, 3rd Street (Lat: 57.922389 Lon: -152.504972), Type: 10.7, Structure height: 02150 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, Elizabeth@fcc-Faalicensing.Com, , Alexa-ndria, Phone: (703) 615-6615
  • Carl Gatter, 3rd Street (Lat: 57.922389 Lon: -152.504972), Type: 10.7, Structure height: 02150 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, Elizabeth@fcc-Faalicensing.Com, , Alexa-ndria, Phone: (703) 615-6615

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 57.924222 Lon: -152.510722, Call Sign: WQPL251,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHz, 154.055 MHz, 151.400 MHz, 151.400 MHz, Grant Date: 06/18/2012, Expiration Date: 06/18/2022, Certifier: Travis Sheppard, Registrant: City Of Ouzinkie, Ouzinkie, AK 99644, Phone: (907) 680-2280, Fax: (907) 680-2212, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Ouzinkie, 2362 Meters From Ouzinkie Airport (Lat: 57.921806 Lon: -152.506944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WQOX213,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10995.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/22/2012, Expiration Date: 02/22/2022, Certifier: Brian D Kincaid, Registrant: Fcc-Faa Licensing, LLC, 211 North Union Street, Suite 100, Alexandria, VA 22314, Phone: (703) 615-6615, Fax: (703) 372-5176, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL1SJ, Licensee ID: L00927547, Grant Date: 10/12/2004, Expiration Date: 10/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/13/2016, Certifier: George A Hartman Sr, Registrant: George A Hartman Sr, Ouzinkie, AK 99644

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ouzinkie, AK
  • 76.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.0%Wood
  • 4.0%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ouzinkie, AK
  • 66.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 12.5%Utility gas
  • 12.5%Other fuel
  • 8.3%Wood


Ouzinkie 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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