Port Heiden, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 102 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -14.3%
 
Males: 54  (53.1%)
Females: 48  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  31.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 99549

Estimated median household income in 2015: $60,063 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Port Heiden:

$60,063
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $37,272 (it was $20,532 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $123,362 (it was $108,800 in 2000)
Port Heiden:

$123,362
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $196,091; Detached houses: $198,402

Median gross rent in 2015: $862.

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  • Races in Port Heiden, AK (2010)

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    • 8583.3%American Indian alone
    • 1514.7%White alone
    • 22.0%Two or more races
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Port Heiden: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.8%), Swedish (3.8%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 50.7 square miles.

Population density: 2.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Port Heiden, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Port Heiden:

  • High school or higher: 90.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Heiden city:

  • Never married: 26.5%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 2.9%

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

Port Heiden household income distribution Port Heiden home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.4%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -1 (-0.8%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (19%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Educational services (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (29%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (24%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (27%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 0.0%
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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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.5
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Port Heiden city (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%

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
Solid Waste Management 0$0 2$1,429
Electric Power 0$0 2$2,678
Other and Unallocable 0$0 3$1,142
Totals for Government 2$4,487$26,9227$5,249

Port Heiden government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $239,000 ($2343.14)
    Central Staff Services: $83,000 ($813.73)
    Electric Utilities: $25,000 ($245.10)
    Fire Protection: $1,000 ($9.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($9.80)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $99,000 ($970.59)

Port Heiden government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $293,000 ($2872.55)
    Solid Waste Management: $0 ($0.00)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $5,000 ($49.02)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $212,000 ($2078.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $43,000 ($421.57)

Port Heiden government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $130,000 ($1274.51)

10.83% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($27,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.83%
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  3.55% ($24,650 average AGI)


9.87% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,309 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.87%
Alaska average:

8.83%

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

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
    Registrant (Corporation): Meshik Ground Service LLC, 1012 Trapper Hill Rd, Port Heiden, AK 99549

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (89%)
  • Electricity (11%)

Port Heiden compared to Alaska 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There is 1 pilot and no other airmen in this city.
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