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Population in 2010: 159. Population change since 2000: +52.9%
Males: 76  (48.1%)
Females: 83  (51.9%)

Median resident age:  25.1 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99653

Estimated median household income in 2012: $63,757 (it was $58,750 in 2000)
Port Alsworth:

$63,757
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,146

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $300,940 (it was $262,500 in 2000)
Port Alsworth:

$300,940
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $1,090,247; Detached houses: $1,090,247

Median gross rent in 2012: $600.

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  • White alone - 99 (62.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (17.0%)
  • Hispanic - 16 (10.1%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (5.7%)
  • Black alone - 7 (4.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Alsworth: 113.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Port Alsworth, Alaska on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Port Alsworth is mentioned 10 times on our forum:
Living in the Alaska wilderness - Dick Proenneke  (67 replies)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (20.5%), English (12.0%), Irish (10.5%), German (9.5%), United States (6.5%), 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: 95.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 1.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Alsworth CDP:

  • Never married: 24.3%
  • Now married: 71.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.9%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

10 residents are foreign born (3.2% Europe, 3.2% Africa).

This place:  6.3%
Alaska:  6.4%

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

4.3%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (53%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (29%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (2%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Accommodation and food services (26%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Air transportation workers (31%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (20%)
  • Top executives (17%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (11%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Woodworkers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (26%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Life and physical scientists (13%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)


Average climate in Port Alsworth, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Port Alsworth-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 1190% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/28/2001 at 07:32:43, a magnitude 6.8 (5.7 MB, 6.8 MW, Depth: 81.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 88.0 miles away from the city center
On 7/9/1998 at 19:39:43, a magnitude 6.2 (5.3 MB, 6.2 MW, 5.5 ME, Depth: 90.0 mi) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from Port Alsworth center
On 11/20/1993 at 19:24:53, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.5 MB, 5.9 MW, Depth: 72.3 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 41.5 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/1988 at 08:46:58, a magnitude 5.8 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MB, 5.6 MB) earthquake occurred 35.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/20/1989 at 01:06:32, a magnitude 5.7 (5.1 MB, 5.7 MB) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from Port Alsworth center
On 8/18/1978 at 18:52:28, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.7 UK) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), moment magnitude (MW)

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Airports located in Port Alsworth:


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

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 167 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 382 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1481 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1484 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1504 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1529 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1534 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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 2012: 0.6%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Port Alsworth travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Wood (28%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 19.14%
Here19.1%
USA50.2%

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%

7.72% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($24,649 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.72%
Alaska average:

9.33%

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



10.71% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.71%
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  4.24% ($31,143 average AGI)

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:

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