Port Heiden, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 111 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 72  (65.8%)
Females: 39  (34.2%)
Median resident age:

31.3 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip code: 99549

Estimated median household income in 2017: $45,232 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Port Heiden:

$45,232
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $31,008 (it was $20,532 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $216,254 (it was $108,800 in 2000)
Port Heiden:

$216,254
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $188,060; detached houses: $189,914

Median gross rent in 2017: $716.

March 2019 cost of living index in Port Heiden: 106.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 0.0%
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  • Races in Port Heiden, AK (2010)
    • 8583.3%American Indian alone
    • 1514.7%White alone
    • 22.0%Two or more races
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Ancestries: German (3.5%), Swedish (3.5%), Irish (1.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 50.7 square miles.

Population density: 2.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Port Heiden, Alaska map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Port Heiden city:

0.9% ($933)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (430.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2453.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Chignik Lagoon, AK (6.7 miles),
Chignik, AK (6.8 miles),
Chignik Lake, AK (6.9 miles),
Pilot Point, AK (7.6 miles),
Ugashik, AK (8.1 miles),
Perryville, AK (8.6 miles),
Ivanof Bay, AK (8.9 miles),
Egegik, AK (10.0 miles)

Latitude: 56.95 N, Longitude: 158.66 W

Distribution of median household income in Port Heiden, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Port Heiden, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

13.9%
Alaska:

7.2%

Average climate in Port Heiden, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Port Heiden-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 606% greater than the overall U.S. average.
Port Heiden topographic map

Airports located in Port Heiden:

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

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 429 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 429 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 656 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1583 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1589 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1592 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1611 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Port Heiden:

  • MESHIK SCHOOL (Students: 28, Location: SCHOOL ROAD, Grades: PK-12)
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Notable locations in Port Heiden: Port Heiden Volunteer Fire Department (A), Bristol Bay Area Health Port Heiden Clinic (B), Port Heiden Volunteer Emergency Medical Services (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Goldfish Lake (A), Hendrickson Lake (B), Sven Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Abbot Creek (A), Abbott Creek (B), Barabara Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Average household size:
This city:

2.9 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.6%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.6%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Port Heiden:

Marital status in Port Heiden, AK
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 60.0%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 5.4%

For population 25 years and over in Port Heiden:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Heiden, AK (based on Lake and Peninsula Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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:
Here:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lake and Peninsula Borough:

34.0%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Port Heiden:

45.4%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Port Heiden:

23.2%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Port Heiden:

6.9%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Port Heiden:

6.4
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

31.4%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.9%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

78.7%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Port Heiden, AK Residents
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
Other Government Administration 2$4,487$26,9220$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 2$2,678
Water Supply 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,429
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,142
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 2$4,487$26,9227$5,249

Port Heiden government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $317,000 ($2855.86)
    Electric Utilities: $317,000 ($2855.86)
    Financial Administration: $114,000 ($1027.03)
    Solid Waste Management: $33,000 ($297.30)
    General - Other: $32,000 ($288.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $4,000 ($36.04)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($27.03)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $15,000 ($135.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $116,000 ($1045.05)

Port Heiden government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $372,000 ($3351.35)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $242,000 ($2180.18)
    Other: $8,000 ($72.07)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $3,000 ($27.03)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $229,000 ($2063.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $26,000 ($234.23)

Port Heiden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $50,000 ($450.45)

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Heiden:

  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSDP (830 AM; 1 kW; SAND POINT, AK; Owner: ALEUTIAN PENINSULA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Heiden:

  • K04JT (Channel 4; PORT HEIDEN, AK; Owner: CITY OF PORT HEIDEN)
  • K13SA (Channel 13; PORT HEIDEN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Port Heiden)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers in this town)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 464SP , Serial Number: 32-7440159, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/15/1974, Certificate Issue Date: 01/14/2015
    Registrant (LLC): Meshik Ground Service LLC, 1012 Trapper Hill Rd, Port Heiden, AK 99549

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Port Heiden, AK
  • 85.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.3%Other fuel


Port Heiden compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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