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Population in 2012: 594 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +8.0%
 

Males: 317  (53.5%)
Females: 277  (46.5%)

Median resident age:  21.2 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99650.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,949 (it was $31,071 in 2000)
Pilot Station:

$39,949
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,323

Pilot Station city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $79,846 (it was $18,800 in 2000)
Pilot Station:

$79,846
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $102,778; Detached houses: $102,778

Median gross rent in 2012: $828.

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Pilot Station races chart
  • American Indian alone - 557 (98.1%)
  • White alone - 10 (1.8%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pilot Station: 104.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 1.69 square miles.

Population density: 352 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pilot Station:

  • High school or higher: 68.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 35.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pilot Station city:

  • Never married: 50.7%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Pilot Station, Alaska as of October 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Pilot Station to the number of sex offenders is 198 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (434.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2727.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: St. Mary's, AK (3.6 miles ), Pitkas Point, AK (3.7 miles) , Marshall, AK (5.1 miles ), Mountain Village, AK (5.4 miles ), Russian Mission, AK (7.2 miles ), Kasigluk, AK (8.6 miles ), Nunapitchuk, AK (8.6 miles ), Nunam Iqua, AK (8.7 miles) .

Latitude: 61.94 N, Longitude: 162.88 W

Area code: 907

Pilot Station household income distribution Pilot Station home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

23.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +85 (+18.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (10%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (1%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (15%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Secondary school teachers (8%)
  • Construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (28%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (4%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Pilot Station-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1992 at 12:00:47, a magnitude 3.1 (2.8 MB, 3.1 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 96.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/21/2005 at 12:50:12, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.2 miles away from Pilot Station center
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Airports located in Pilot Station:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pilot Station:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 433 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 507 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1789 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1791 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1812 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1837 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1843 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Pilot Station: Yukon Kuskokwim Health Pilot Station Clinic (A), Pilot Station Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

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

PILOT STATION WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 536, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and DEC-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2004), St Other (DEC-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2004), St Other (JUN-06-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and DEC-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from OCT-07-2004 to NOV-18-2004), St Other (DEC-14-2004), St Compliance achieved (DEC-15-2004), St Other (JUN-06-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUL-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2000)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUL-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 28.0%
(60.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  4.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  86.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  14.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pilot Station, AK

Pilot Station compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pilot Station travel time to work - commute


Pilot Station mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Wood (36%)
  • Utility gas (8%)

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Religion statistics for Pilot Station city (based on Wade Hampton Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.96%
Here77.0%
USA50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Here:

22.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Wade Hampton Census Area:

5.9%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.9%
State:

27.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,764$69,1680$0
Other Government Administration 3$7,358$29,4321$186
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,003$42,0180$0
Police - Other 1$4,677$56,1240$0
Firefighters 1$2,135$25,6200$0
Fire - Other 0$0 1$419
Correction 1$4,064$48,7680$0
Streets and Highways 2$10,707$64,2422$268
Water Transport and Terminals 2$8,612$51,6720$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 1$107
Sewerage 0$0 1$936
Parks and Recreation 1$3,445$41,3403$2,559
Water Supply 1$2,042$24,5040$0
Electric Power 1$7,358$88,2961$394
Local Libraries 1$2,222$26,6641$391
Other and Unallocable 1$1,743$20,9161$267
Totals for Government 18$67,130$44,75312$5,527

Pilot Station government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $108,000 ($181.82)
    Police Protection: $70,000 ($117.85)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($58.92)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($52.19)
    Health Services - Other: $25,000 ($42.09)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($28.62)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($25.25)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($18.52)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($8.42)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($6.73)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $167,000 ($281.14)

Pilot Station government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $113,000 ($190.24)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($13.47)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($65.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($25.25)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($6.73)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($45.45)
    All Other: $10,000 ($16.84)
  • Tax - Property: $58,000 ($97.64)

6.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,614 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.09%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($27,783 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.96% ($16,222)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.53% ($24,800)


8.24% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,392 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.24%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.03% ($24,672 average AGI)
to Bethel Census Area, AK  1.25% ($19,167)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.63% ($20,250)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pilot Station:

  • 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)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Pilot Station:

  • K15AU (Channel 15; PILOT STATION, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13QX (Channel 13; PILOT STATION, AK; Owner: PILOT STATION CITY COUNCIL)


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Within The Village Of Pilot Station (Lat: 61.939083 Lon: -162.879750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WPOJ693, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Steve Hamlen
    Registrant: Unicom, Inc.

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Dave Heimke, Within The Village Of Pilot Station (Lat: 61.939083 Lon: -162.879750), Type: 19.5, Overall height: 18.2 m
    Registrant: 9072735289, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Matthew D Cronk, Within The Village Of Pilot Station (Lat: 61.939083 Lon: -162.879750), Type: 19.5, Overall height: 18.2 m
    Registrant: 9072735289, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Pilot Station, Within The Village Of Pilot Station (Lat: 61.939083 Lon: -162.879750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.2 m, Overall height: 19.5 m, Call Sign: WQGY317
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/22/2007, Expiration Date: 05/22/2017, Certifier: Jimmy R Sipes
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:



Most common first names in Pilot Station, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary480.0 years
Agnes267.0 years
Anna290.5 years
Nastasia258.5 years
Patrick276.0 years
Most common last names in Pilot Station, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Kelly683.2 years
Edwards466.3 years
Fancyboy372.3 years
George349.4 years
Nick386.9 years
Polty365.7 years
Heckman241.1 years
Myers273.4 years
Tony277.0 years

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  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other protective service workers including supervisors"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Life and physical scientists"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 100 cities with lowest ratio of median house value to median household income"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Educational services"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Community and social services occupations:"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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