Point Baker, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 15. Population change since 2000: -57.1%
Males: (54.1%)
Females: (45.9%)
Median resident age:  43.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years

Zip code: 99927

Estimated median household income in 2016: $41,502 (it was $28,000 in 2000)
Point Baker:

$41,502
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $14,536 (it was $12,580 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $211,083 (it was $108,300 in 2000)
Point Baker:

$211,083
AK:

$267,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $273,358; Detached houses: $272,563
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  • Races in Point Baker, AK (2010)

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    • 1173.3%White alone
    • 320.0%Two or more races
    • 16.7%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Point Baker: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: European (62.9%), Irish (42.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 0.96 square miles.

Population density: 16 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Point Baker:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Point Baker CDP:

  • Never married: 55.3%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 44.7%

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

Point Baker CDP:  0.3% ($375)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (665.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1701.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Port Protection, AK (1.5 miles) , Whale Pass, AK (5.0 miles) , Edna Bay, AK (5.1 miles) , Naukati Bay, AK (6.1 miles) , Coffman Cove, AK (6.2 miles) , Port Alexander, AK (6.3 miles) , Petersburg, AK (6.4 miles ), Kupreanof, AK (6.4 miles) .

Latitude: 56.35 N, Longitude: 133.63 W

Area code: 907

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Average climate in Point Baker, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Point Baker-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 75% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 177.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 97.1 miles away from Point Baker center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 128.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 596.0 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 6/28/2004 at 09:49:47, a magnitude 6.8 (5.9 MB, 6.8 MS, 6.8 MW, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 113.1 miles away from Point Baker center
On 3/6/1988 at 22:35:38, a magnitude 7.8 (6.8 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.8 MW, 7.4 ML) earthquake occurred 350.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
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located in Point Baker:

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

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 668 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 669 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 700 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 704 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 715 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 725 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 752 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)

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Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan 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 2016: 81.1%
(100.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  50.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  25.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.5
Alaska average:

9.9

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Point Baker CDP (based on Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic--
Evangelical Protestant--
Mainline Protestant--
Other--
None--
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
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

9.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

7.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Here:

3.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.8%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area:

34.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

50.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

50.0%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

33.0
Alaska:

28.7

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.0
Alaska:

6.8

General health condition:
Here:

50.0%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Point Baker:

80.0%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Point Baker, AK Residents

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties between 2010 and 2011.

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties between 2010 and 2011.

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Point Baker:

  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIFW (1230 AM; 1 kW; SITKA, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Point Baker:

  • K248AI (97.5 FM; CRAIG, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K258AD (99.5 FM; CRAIG, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Point Baker:

  • K09SY (Channel 9; POINT BAKER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MV (Channel 4; POINT BAKER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11QX (Channel 11; PORT PROTECTION, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13TV (Channel 13; PORT PROTECTION, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K02MC (Channel 2; LABOUCHERE BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07SK (Channel 7; LABOUCHERE BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: WL7BFO, Grant Date: 07/05/1994, Expiration Date: 07/05/2004, Cancellation Date: 07/06/2006, Registrant: Terry Kline, Point Baker, AK 99927

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (74%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (26%)

Point Baker compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly 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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