Port Alsworth, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 159. Population change since 2000: +52.9%
Males: 69  (43.6%)
Females: 90  (56.4%)
Median resident age:  26.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99653

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,424 (it was $58,750 in 2000)
Port Alsworth:

$57,424
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,733 (it was $21,716 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $307,258 (it was $262,500 in 2000)
Port Alsworth:

$307,258
AK:

$254,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $820.

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  • Races in Port Alsworth, AK (2010)

    Port Alsworth races chart
    • 9962.3%White alone
    • 2717.0%American Indian alone
    • 1610.1%Hispanic
    • 95.7%Two or more races
    • 74.4%Black alone
    • 10.6%Asian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Port Alsworth: 109.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (11.7%), Scotch-Irish (9.4%), French (5.8%), Norwegian (5.8%), United States (5.8%), Dutch (3.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 22.7 square miles.

Population density: 7.0 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Port Alsworth:

  • High school or higher: 96.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Alsworth CDP:

  • Never married: 28.5%
  • Now married: 65.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 2.8%

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

Port Alsworth CDP:  0.2% ($550)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (168.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2418.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Nondalton, AK (5.0 miles ), Pedro Bay, AK (5.5 miles) , Iliamna, AK (6.0 miles) , Newhalen, AK (6.3 miles) , Pope-Vannoy Landing, AK (6.9 miles) , Kokhanok, AK (7.4 miles) , Igiugig, AK (9.1 miles) , Lime Village, AK (9.4 miles) .

Latitude: 60.21 N, Longitude: 154.31 W

Area code: 907

Port Alsworth household income distribution Port Alsworth home values distribution

Port Alsworth tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (48%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (18%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (43%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (15%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (2%)

Average climate in Port Alsworth, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Port Alsworth-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 749% 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 233.5 miles away from the city 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 217.7 miles away from Port Alsworth 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 314.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 283.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from Port Alsworth center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 232.7 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 Lake of the Woods County (13) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 4, Heavy Rains: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Airports located in Port Alsworth:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Alsworth:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 166 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 167 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 382 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1481 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1484 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1485 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1504 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Port Alsworth:

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Notable location: National Park Service Lake Clark National Park and Preserve Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

River: Tanalian River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.7%
(3.7% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.6 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  79.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Port Alsworth compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.7
Alaska average:

10.4

Port Alsworth travel time to work - commute Port Alsworth mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Wood (30%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Port Alsworth CDP (based on Lake and Peninsula Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox1,14310
Other5-
None483-
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:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake and Peninsula Borough:

34.0%
Alaska:

27.8%

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Alsworth:

  • 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.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Port Alsworth:

  • K07SH (Channel 7; PORT ALSWORTH, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13TU (Channel 13; PORT ALSWORTH, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Village Of Port Alsworth (Lat: 60.197361 Lon: -154.321472), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Town Of Port Alsworth (Lat: 60.195389 Lon: -154.330306), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Village Of Port Alsworth (Lat: 60.197361 Lon: -154.321472), Type: 19.8, Structure height: 02164 m, Overall height: 19.8 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Town Of Port Alsworth (Lat: 60.195389 Lon: -154.330306), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24.4 m
    Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Tower Nr Sitka Telephone Bldg (Lat: 60.203611 Lon: -154.316667), Type: 24.4, Overall height: 24 m
    Registrant: 9072695744, Dwight_clift@admin.State.Ak.Us, 5900 E TUDOR RD

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2
  • Port Alsworth Central Office (Lat: 60.203889 Lon: -154.315833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPYP965, Licensee ID: L00281909
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/25/2003, Expiration Date: 11/23/2003, Cancellation Date: 01/11/2004, Certifier: Stephen E Kieser
    Registrant: Acs Of The Northland License Sub, Inc., 600 Telephone Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 297-3130, Fax: (907) 297-3156, Email:
  • Port Alsworth Central Office (Lat: 60.203889 Lon: -154.315833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPYV467
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.030 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/06/2003, Expiration Date: 11/06/2013, Certifier: Lars A Danner
    Registrant: Karen Brinkmann Pllc, 2300 N Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 365-0325, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

4
  • Port Alsworth Tanalian Point Airport (Lat: 60.204889 Lon: -154.327194), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KCM5, Licensee ID: L00731678
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/28/2008, Expiration Date: 11/03/2018
    Registrant: Lake Clark Air Inc, The Farm, Port Alsworth, AK 99653, Phone: (907) 781-2211, Fax: (907) 781-2215, Email:
  • Near (Lat: 60.199056 Lon: -154.330250), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KLG358, Licensee ID: L00099097
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/06/1996, Expiration Date: 08/06/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/06/2002
    Registrant: Rocky Mc Elveen, Port Alsworth, AK 99653
  • Farm Lodge (Lat: 60.506250 Lon: -155.142528), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KPM30
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.09790 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 3.23940 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 4.14740 MHz, 5.13590 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 6.22540 MHz, 6.94990 MHz, 8.29540 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/14/1993, Expiration Date: 10/21/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Lake Clark Air, General Delivery, Port Alsworth, AK 99653
  • Port Alsworth (Lat: 60.198667 Lon: -154.324667), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WQQP401
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.875 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2013, Expiration Date: 02/06/2023, Certifier: Jeannette Brown
    Registrant: Samaritans Purse, 801 Bamboo Road, Boone, NC 28607, Phone: (828) 278-1120, Fax: (828) 266-1021, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL1LQ, Licensee ID: L00663680
    Grant Date: 04/01/2003, Expiration Date: 04/01/2013, Certifier: Lyle D Wilder
    Registrant: Lyle D Wilder, 3323 Dry Creek, Port Alsworth, AK 99653


FAA Registered Aircraft:

90 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Port Alsworth)
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