Saxman, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 418 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.0%
 
Males: 243  (58.3%)
Females: 175  (41.7%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99901.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $46,786 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Saxman:

$46,786
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $23,698 (it was $15,642 in 2000)

Saxman city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $203,319 (it was $169,400 in 2000)
Saxman:

$203,319
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $275,331; Detached houses: $308,001; Townhouses or other attached units: $351,973; In 2-unit structures: $322,182; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $554,522; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $109,682; Mobile homes: $51,879; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $6,093
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  • Races in Saxman, AK (2015)

    Saxman races chart
    • 24059.6%American Indian alone
    • 7117.6%White alone
    • 4611.4%Two or more races
    • 4310.7%Hispanic
    • 20.5%Black alone
    • 20.5%Asian alone

Races in Saxman detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Saxman: 82.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (2.7%), European (2.0%), Irish (1.7%), American (1.4%), English (1.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 1.00 square miles.

Population density: 418 people per square mile   (low).

Saxman,AK real estate house value index trend

Saxman, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Saxman:

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 25.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Saxman city:

  • Never married: 38.2%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 4.7%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

7 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.7%
Alaska:

7.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Saxman, Alaska as of October 23, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Saxman to the number of sex offenders is 105 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $1,180 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2015: $1,004 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bellingham, WA (596.7 miles , pop. 67,171).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Seattle, WA (664.1 miles , pop. 563,374).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1599.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Ketchikan, AK (1.8 miles ), Metlakatla, AK (3.7 miles ), Loring, AK (4.4 miles) , Kasaan, AK (5.9 miles) , Meyers Chuck, AK (6.3 miles) , Thorne Bay, AK (6.7 miles ), Hollis, AK (6.7 miles) , Hydaburg, AK (7.0 miles ).

Latitude: 55.32 N, Longitude: 131.60 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Saxman household income distribution Saxman home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +78 (+22.1%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (46%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Saxman: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Saxman, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Saxman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 18% 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 280.8 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 198.2 miles away from Saxman center
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 122.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 234.3 miles away from the city 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 448.0 miles away from Saxman center
On 2/17/2001 at 20:11:30, a magnitude 6.2 (5.5 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.2 MW, Depth: 12.4 mi) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Saxman topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Saxman:

  • KETCHIKAN GENERAL HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; KETCHIKAN, AK)
  • KETCHIKAN MEDICAL CENTER Critical Access Hospitals (about 5 miles away; KETCHIKAN, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Saxman:

  • Whatcom Community College (about 594 miles; Bellingham, WA; Full-time enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 598 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 610 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 619 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 646 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 654 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Shoreline Community College (about 657 miles; Shoreline, WA; FT enrollment: 5,026)

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Notable location: Saxman City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Ketchikan Gateway Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 15.2%
(72.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.3% for American Indian residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.1 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  76.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
40 people in maritime/merchant vessels in 2010
29 people in military ships in 2000
5 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Alaska average:

10.2

Saxman travel time to work - commute Saxman mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Saxman city (based on Ketchikan Gateway Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,91721
Catholic9202
Other7664
Mainline Protestant6434
None9,231-
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
Ketchikan Gateway Borough:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Ketchikan Gateway Borough:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

11.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Ketchikan Gateway Borough:

33.1%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Saxman:

43.1%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Saxman:

29.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

23.6%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Saxman:

38.2%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Saxman:

53.7%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Saxman:

80.3%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Saxman, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$6,120$36,7201$1,326
Other Government Administration 3$11,637$46,5487$468
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$728
Water Supply 0$0 2$2,184
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$2,882
Totals for Government 5$17,757$42,61713$7,588

Saxman government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $273,000 ($653.11)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $373,000 ($892.34)
    Financial Administration: $281,000 ($672.25)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $162,000 ($387.56)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($107.66)
    Water Utilities: $19,000 ($45.45)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $801,000 ($1916.27)

Saxman government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $438,000 ($1047.85)
    Sewerage: $45,000 ($107.66)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $25,000 ($59.81)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $271,000 ($648.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $19,000 ($45.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $308,000 ($736.84)
    All Other: $3,000 ($7.18)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $117,000 ($279.90)

7.91% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,432 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.91%
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 King County, WA  0.39% ($37,524 average AGI)
from Juneau City and Borough, AK  0.33% ($39,000)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.28% ($47,200)


8.47% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,484 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.47%
Alaska average:

8.83%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.63% ($33,353 average AGI)
to Juneau City and Borough, AK  0.50% ($35,963)
to King County, WA  0.46% ($27,640)

Strongest AM radio stations in Saxman:

  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU 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)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KARI (550 AM; 25 kW; BLAINE, WA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KJR (950 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA)
  • KOMO (1000 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: FISHER BROADCASTING - SEATTLE RADIO, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Saxman:

  • KFMJ (99.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: TLP COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KGTW (106.7 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KRBD (105.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: RAINBIRD COMMUNITY BROADCASTING CORP)
  • K216DG (91.1 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • K248AI (97.5 FM; CRAIG, ETC., AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K258AD (99.5 FM; CRAIG, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • K211AT (90.1 FM; MOUNTAIN POINT, ETC., AK; Owner: RAINBIRD COMMUNITY BROADCASTING)
  • K201EG (88.1 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • K220AB (91.9 FM; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around Saxman:

  • K21AH (Channel 21; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K15AR (Channel 15; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • KUBD (Channel 4; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN TV, LLC)
  • K09OX (Channel 9; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: RAINBIRD COMM. B/C CORPORATION)
  • K02ML (Channel 2; GRAVINA ISLAND, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04NC (Channel 4; GRAVINA ISLAND, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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  • Raven St (Lat: 55.119028 Lon: -131.580000), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 27.4 m, Call Sign: KNKN261
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 11/09/2010, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP, 1919 M Street Nw, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 730-1352, Fax: (202) 730-1301, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Jimmy Sipes, 2706 S Tongass Hwy (Lat: 55.317444 Lon: -131.597056), Type: 55.8, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, 2706 S Tongass Hwy (Lat: 55.317444 Lon: -131.597056), Type: 55.8, Structure height: 02130 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, 2706 S Tongass Hwy (Lat: 55.317444 Lon: -131.597056), Type: 55.8, Structure height: 02130 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Licensee ID: L, Registrant: 9078685615, Gcilicensemanager@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000
  • Jimmy Sipes, 2706 S Tongass Hwy (Lat: 55.317444 Lon: -131.597056), Type: 55.8, Structure height: 02130 m, Overall height: 54.9 m, Registrant: 8007708725, Chall2@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)
  • Electricity (34%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Saxman compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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