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Population in 2010: 165. Population change since 2000: +14.6%
Males: 92  (55.8%)
Females: 73  (44.2%)

Median resident age:  48.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99663

Estimated median household income in 2012: $49,634 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Seldovia Village:

$49,634
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,119

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $200,902 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Seldovia Village:

$200,902
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $195,649; Detached houses: $204,710; Mobile homes: $93,715

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  • White alone - 92 (55.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (26.1%)
  • Two or more races - 23 (13.9%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 2 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Seldovia Village: 119.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.3%), English (13.5%), Irish (7.9%), Danish (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.8%), Dutch (2.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 19.8 square miles.

Population density: 8.3 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Seldovia Village:

  • High school or higher: 79.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seldovia Village CDP:

  • Never married: 21.6%
  • Now married: 60.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

3 residents are foreign born (5.8% Asia, 2.2% Europe).

This place:  2.2%
Alaska:  6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $900 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $936 (0.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (134.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2312.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Seldovia, AK (2.0 miles ), Port Graham, AK (3.4 miles) , Homer, AK (3.5 miles ), Diamond Ridge, AK (3.6 miles ), Nanwalek, AK (3.6 miles) , Miller Landing, AK (3.8 miles) , Kachemak, AK (3.9 miles ), Halibut Cove, AK (4.0 miles) .

Latitude: 59.48 N, Longitude: 151.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (39%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (23%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Public administration (34%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Educational services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (23%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (19%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16%)
  • Electricians (10%)
  • Engineers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Woodworkers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (45%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cashiers (7%)


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Earthquake activity:

Seldovia Village-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2323% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1998 at 19:39:43, a magnitude 6.2 (5.3 MB, 6.2 MW, 5.5 ME, Depth: 90.0 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 87.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/1999 at 10:30:03, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 44.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 14.7 miles away from Seldovia Village center
On 5/19/2000 at 20:34:26, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MW, 5.6 ME, Depth: 49.4 mi) earthquake occurred 59.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/20/1993 at 19:24:53, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.5 MB, 5.9 MW, Depth: 72.3 mi) earthquake occurred 69.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2004 at 20:33:51, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 5.6 MW, Depth: 40.8 mi) earthquake occurred 25.0 miles away from Seldovia Village center
On 2/7/1988 at 08:46:58, a magnitude 5.8 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MB, 5.6 MB) earthquake occurred 80.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals/medical centers near Seldovia Village:

  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; HOMER, AK)
  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HOMER, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Seldovia Village:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 134 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 392 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1377 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1379 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1400 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1424 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1429 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable location: Seldovia Village Tribe Barabara Heights Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Seldovia Lagoon (A), Trena Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Kenai Peninsula Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.8%
(13.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 62.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.5%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Seldovia Village, AK

Seldovia Village compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in 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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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (52%)
  • Wood (38%)
  • Electricity (10%)

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Religion statistics for Seldovia Village CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
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: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.82% ($46,749 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.31% ($48,035)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.29% ($35,962)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.12%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.85% ($33,064 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.48% ($45,270)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.36% ($36,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Seldovia Village:

  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA 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)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Seldovia Village:

  • K220FW (91.9 FM; SELDOVIA, AK; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Seldovia Village:

  • K02IB (Channel 2; HOMER/SELDOVIA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07PF (Channel 7; HOMER, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K04JH (Channel 4; HOMER, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13TR (Channel 13; HOMER, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11RK (Channel 11; HOMER, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

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