Pilot Station, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 607 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +10.4%
 
Males: 324  (53.5%)
Females: 283  (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 (it was $7,311 in 2000)

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 2012: 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%)

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

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: 360 people per square mile   (very low).

Pilot Station, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Pilot Station:

  • High school or higher: 68.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 32.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pilot Station city:

  • Never married: 52.7%
  • Now married: 36.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 7.2%
  • Divorced: 4.1%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.6%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Pilot Station, Alaska as of February 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Pilot Station to the number of sex offenders is 99 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 June 2014:
Here:

25.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

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%)

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

Average climate in Pilot Station, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pilot Station-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 422% 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 506.7 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 399.2 miles away from Pilot Station 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 491.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 469.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 484.8 miles away from Pilot Station center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 411.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Pilot Station:

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

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 432 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 433 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 507 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1788 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1792 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1794 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1812 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Pilot Station:

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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: 580, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In SEP-30-2013, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-05-2014 to JUN-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-13-2011 to JAN-13-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-03-2008 to JAN-13-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-03-2008 to JAN-13-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-03-2008 to JAN-13-2011)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
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

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 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.

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. (54%)
  • Wood (39%)
  • Utility gas (7%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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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%
Here: 77.0%
USA: 50.2%

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
Wade Hampton Census Area:

22.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Wade Hampton Census Area:

2.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

5.9%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Wade Hampton Census Area:

29.9%
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 2$9,227$55,3620$0
Other Government Administration 5$11,778$28,2672$300
Police Protection - Officers 3$11,210$44,8400$0
Police - Other 2$7,487$44,9220$0
Firefighters 2$3,418$20,5080$0
Fire - Other 0$0 2$676
Correction 2$6,505$39,0300$0
Streets and Highways 3$17,139$68,5563$432
Water Transport and Terminals 3$13,785$55,1400$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$173
Sewerage 0$0 2$1,510
Parks and Recreation 2$5,514$33,0845$4,128
Water Supply 2$3,269$19,6140$0
Electric Power 2$11,778$70,6682$636
Local Libraries 2$3,557$21,3422$631
Other and Unallocable 2$2,790$16,7402$431
Totals for Government 32$107,457$40,29622$8,917

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $108,000 ($177.92)
    Police Protection: $70,000 ($115.32)
    Sewerage: $35,000 ($57.66)
    Financial Administration: $31,000 ($51.07)
    Health Services - Other: $25,000 ($41.19)
    Central Staff Services: $17,000 ($28.01)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($24.71)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($18.12)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($8.24)
    Libraries: $4,000 ($6.59)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $167,000 ($275.12)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $113,000 ($186.16)
    Sewerage: $8,000 ($13.18)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,000 ($64.25)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $15,000 ($24.71)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,000 ($6.59)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($44.48)
    All Other: $10,000 ($16.47)
  • Tax - Property: $58,000 ($95.55)

5.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,108 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.66%
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  1.65% ($22,029 average AGI)
from Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($32,615)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.52% ($17,636)


5.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,269 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.61%
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  1.75% ($19,892 average AGI)
to Bethel Census Area, AK  1.23% ($24,423)

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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