Port Protection, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 48. Population change since 2000: -23.8%
Males: 30  (64.3%)
Females: 18  (35.7%)
Median resident age:  47.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99927

Estimated median household income in 2012: $27,099 (it was $10,938 in 2000)
Port Protection:

$27,099
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $25,423 (it was $12,058 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $89,680 (it was $57,500 in 2000)
Port Protection:

$89,680
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $167,679; Detached houses: $167,679
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Port Protection races chart
  • White alone - 34 (70.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 9 (18.8%)
  • Two or more races - 3 (6.3%)
  • Hispanic - 2 (4.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Port Protection: 193.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.1%), Irish (31.4%), Norwegian (31.4%), Italian (11.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 4.47 square miles.

Population density: 11 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Port Protection:

  • High school or higher: 104.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Protection CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 68.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 31.2%

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

Port Protection CDP:  1.6% ($900)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (667.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1699.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Point Baker, AK (1.5 miles) , Whale Pass, AK (4.8 miles) , Edna Bay, AK (4.9 miles) , Naukati Bay, AK (5.9 miles) , Coffman Cove, AK (6.1 miles) , Port Alexander, AK (6.4 miles) , Petersburg, AK (6.5 miles ), Kupreanof, AK (6.5 miles) .

Latitude: 56.32 N, Longitude: 133.61 W

Area code: 907

Port Protection household income distribution Port Protection home values distribution
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)

Average climate in Port Protection, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Port Protection-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 74% 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 179.2 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 98.4 miles away from Port Protection center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 130.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 597.9 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 111.4 miles away from Port Protection 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 352.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Providence County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 4
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzards: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1, Water Main Break: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

located in Port Protection:

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

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 670 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 671 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 698 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 702 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 713 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 723 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 750 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)

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Notable locations in Port Protection: Port Protection (A), Alaska Island Community Services Port Protection Clinic (B), Port Protection Volunteer Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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 2012: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  46.2%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Port Protection compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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.
  • Number of rooms per house 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (89%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.77%
Here: 21.8%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)LDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents43.1%11.5%11.3%7.0%27.1%
Congregations31.8%13.6%9.1%4.5%40.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Protection:

  • 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 Port Protection:

  • 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 Port Protection:

  • 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)
  • K09SY (Channel 9; POINT BAKER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MV (Channel 4; POINT BAKER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Within Village Confines (Lat: 56.321389 Lon: -133.613889), Type: 6.1, Overall height: 6.1 m
    Registrant: 3609056839

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PRTPROTECTN, Within Village Confines (Lat: 56.321278 Lon: -133.613972), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WML577
    Assigned Frequencies: 22625.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/16/1997
    Registrant: Telephone Utilities Of The Northland Inc, Vancouver, WA 98668
  • LABOUCHRBAY, 1.3 Mi Ssw Of (Lat: 56.305722 Lon: -133.623139), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WML578
    Assigned Frequencies: 21425.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/1993, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 10/17/1997
    Registrant: Telephone Utilities Of The Northland Inc, Vancouver, WA 98668

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 44 Mi. Ssw Of Petersburg (Lat: 56.322667 Lon: -133.613972), Call Sign: WBW305
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.890 MHz, 459.450 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2005
    Registrant: 1200 Peachtree Street Ne - Room 5w21, Atlanta, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 810-4055, Fax: (404) 810-7349, Email:

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