Pitkas Point, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 109. Population change since 2000: -12.8%
Males: 47  (43.4%)
Females: 62  (56.6%)
Median resident age:  24.7 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 99658

Estimated median household income in 2015: $48,050 (it was $41,875 in 2000)
Pitkas Point:

$48,050
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $13,341 (it was $10,488 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $129,800 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Pitkas Point:

$129,800
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $155,791; Detached houses: $157,627

Median gross rent in 2015: $731.

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  • Races in Pitkas Point, AK (2010)

    Pitkas Point races chart
    • 10697.2%American Indian alone
    • 21.8%White alone
    • 10.9%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Pitkas Point: 106.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 1.49 square miles.

Population density: 73 people per square mile   (very low).

Pitkas Point, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Pitkas Point:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pitkas Point CDP:

  • Never married: 56.1%
  • Now married: 35.6%
  • Separated: 1.1%
  • Widowed: 7.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Pitkas Point, Alaska as of October 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Pitkas Point to the number of sex offenders is 109 to 1.


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

Pitkas Point CDP:  1.7% ($450)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (446.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2741.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: St. Mary's, AK (1.2 miles ), Pilot Station, AK (3.7 miles ), Mountain Village, AK (3.9 miles ), Marshall, AK (6.3 miles ), Nunam Iqua, AK (7.8 miles) , Sheldon Point (Nunam Iqua), AK (7.9 miles) , Alakanuk, AK (7.9 miles ), Russian Mission, AK (8.1 miles ).

Latitude: 62.04 N, Longitude: 163.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Pitkas Point household income distribution Pitkas Point home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

19.5%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Public administration (27%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (55%)
  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (54%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)

Average climate in Pitkas Point, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Pitkas Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 407% 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 519.0 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 407.3 miles away from Pitkas Point 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 500.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 483.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 495.8 miles away from Pitkas Point center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 425.0 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 Wade Hampton Census Area (4) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Pitkas Point topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Pitkas Point:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 445 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 445 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 514 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1802 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1805 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1807 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1825 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Pitkas Point: Pitkas Point Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Pitka's Point Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 25.7%
Average household size:
This place:  3.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  80.6%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.5%
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:

7.8
Alaska average:

10.2

Pitkas Point travel time to work - commute Pitkas Point mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Pitkas Point CDP (based on Wade Hampton Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic4,71312
Orthodox1,0205
Evangelical Protestant7149
Other31-
None981-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.6%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

29.6%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Pitkas Point:

10.5%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.5%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Pitkas Point:

52.7%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Pitkas Point:

81.7%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Pitkas Point, AK Residents

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 Pitkas Point:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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 Pitkas Point:

  • K02LV (Channel 2; PITKAS POINT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MW (Channel 4; PITKAS POINT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07RK (Channel 7; ST. MARYS, AK; Owner: CITY OF ST. MARY'S)
  • K13SX (Channel 13; ST. MARYS, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Andreafsky Mountain Near The Village Of Pitkas Point, Alaska (Lat: 62.052750 Lon: -163.263972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 42.3 m, Call Sign: WPOJ693, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: The Alaska Wireless Network, LLC
  • In The Ne 1/4 Of The Nw 1/4 Of Section 6 (Lat: 62.031917 Lon: -163.286694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WPOJ693, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: The Alaska Wireless Network, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jon Duracinski, Andreafsky Mountain Near The Village Of Pitkas Point, Alaska (Lat: 62.052750 Lon: -163.263972), Type: 42.3, Overall height: 41.1 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Jond@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • David Heimke, Andreafsky Mountain Near The Village Of Pitkas Point, Alaska (Lat: 62.052750 Lon: -163.263972), Type: 42.3, Overall height: 41.1 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Jond@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • ST MARYS NDB, Andreafsky Mountain Near The Village Of Pitkas Point, Alaska (Lat: 62.052750 Lon: -163.263972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41.1 m, Overall height: 42.3 m, Call Sign: WPZC205, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 11445.0 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6845.00 MHzGrant Date: 01/14/2014, Expiration Date: 12/23/2023, Certifier: Jimmy R SipesRegistrant: United2, LLC

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Health Clinic (Lat: 62.027028 Lon: -163.288500), Type: Tower, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KBQ47, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.34140 MHz, 5.16890 MHzGrant Date: 10/25/1993, Expiration Date: 11/10/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507

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

PITKAS POINT PIPED WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 109, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-21-2011 to JAN-25-2012)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Electricity (7%)

Pitkas Point compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • 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.
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