Seldovia Village, Alaska

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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 (it was $21,396 in 2000)

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 2009: 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   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Seldovia Village:

  • High school or higher: 80.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Seldovia Village CDP:

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

3 residents are foreign born (5.7% Asia, 2.1% Europe).

This place:  2.1%
Alaska:  6.7%

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

Seldovia Village household income distribution Seldovia Village home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

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%)

Average climate in Seldovia Village, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Seldovia Village-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 775% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 178.3 miles away from Seldovia Village center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 308.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 313.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 199.7 miles away from Seldovia Village center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 183.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals and 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: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 134 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 392 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1376 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1379 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1380 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1400 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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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

Seldovia Village compared to Alaska 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.
  • 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

Seldovia Village travel time to work - commute Seldovia Village mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (47%)
  • Wood (40%)
  • Electricity (9%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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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%
Here: 27.6%
USA: 50.2%

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%

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

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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