Portage Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 2.
Population change since 2000: -94.4%
Males: (50.0%)
Females: (50.0%)
Median resident age:

48.5 years
Alaska median age:

35.3 years

Zip code: 99576

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,535 (it was $41,250 in 2000)
Portage Creek:

$58,535
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,097 (it was $8,010 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $273,299 (it was $137,500 in 2000)
Portage Creek:

$273,299
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $213,375; detached houses: $215,229; in 2-unit structures: $324,039; mobile homes: $46,257
March 2019 cost of living index in Portage Creek: 111.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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  • Races in Portage Creek, AK (2010)
    • 150.0%White alone
    • 150.0%American Indian alone
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 13.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.2 people per square mile   (very low).

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

0.0% ($0)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (316.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2478.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

South Naknek, AK (5.3 miles),
Naknek, AK (5.4 miles ),
Dillingham, AK (5.5 miles ),
Clark's Point, AK (5.5 miles),
Ekwok, AK (5.6 miles),
Levelock, AK (5.8 miles),
New Stuyahok, AK (6.4 miles ),
King Salmon, AK (6.4 miles )

Latitude: 58.91 N, Longitude: 157.72 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.9%
Alaska:

7.2%

Average climate in Portage Creek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Portage Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 605% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dillingham Census Area (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Portage Creek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Portage Creek:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 315 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 315 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 522 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1573 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1574 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1577 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1597 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Dillingham Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.0 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

100.0%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Portage Creek:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Portage Creek:

  • High school or higher: 50.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.0
Alaska average:

10.8

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Portage Creek, AK (based on Dillingham Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox9887
Catholic5782
Evangelical Protestant4429
Mainline Protestant4366
Other581
None2,345-
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:

Number of grocery stores: 4
This county:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Dillingham Census Area:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Dillingham Census Area:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Dillingham Census Area:

7.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Dillingham Census Area:

37.3%
State:

27.8%

6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.50% ($47,023 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Portage Creek:

  • 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)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • 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)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Portage Creek:

  • K07TU (Channel 7; PORTAGE CREEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)


Portage Creek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below 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.
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