Seldovia Village, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 165.
Population change since 2000: +14.6%
Males: 87  (53.2%)
Females: 78  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

55.7 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 99663

Estimated median household income in 2019: $78,027 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Seldovia Village:

$78,027
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $45,538 (it was $21,396 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $218,804 (it was $119,300 in 2000)
Seldovia Village:

$218,804
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $338,702; detached houses: $332,396

Median gross rent in 2019: $399.

March 2019 cost of living index in Seldovia Village: 104.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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  • Races in Seldovia Village, AK (2019)
    • 8654.4%White alone
    • 4327.2%American Indian alone
    • 1811.4%Two or more races
    • 117.0%Other race alone
    • 31.9%Hispanic
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Ancestries: German (6.1%), Norwegian (6.1%), Scotch-Irish (6.1%), American (4.5%), Scottish (4.5%), French (3.0%).

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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6 residents are foreign born (5.1% Asia, 1.9% Europe, 1.9% Latin America).

This place:

3.8%
Alaska:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $703 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,080 (0.4%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Seldovia Village, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Seldovia Village, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

10.0%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Seldovia Village, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (16.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (15.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Fuel dealers (5.0%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (32.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (25.8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (6.5%)
  • Wood products (6.5%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (31.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (27.6%)
  • U. S. Postal service (10.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Fuel dealers (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Seldovia Village, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (21.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (10.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Electricians (5.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (22.6%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (19.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.1%)
  • Electricians (9.7%)
  • Engineers (6.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.5%)
  • Woodworkers (6.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (44.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (17.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.9%)
  • Computer specialists (6.9%)
  • Cashiers (6.9%)

Average climate in Seldovia Village, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Seldovia Village-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 6750% 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 the city 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) 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 1/24/2016 at 10:30:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 78.0 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 60.7 miles away from Seldovia Village center
On 1/23/2018 at 09:31:40, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi) earthquake occurred 256.9 miles away from Seldovia Village center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Seldovia Village topographic map

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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Seldovia Village:

Marital status in Seldovia Village, AK
  • Never married: 19.0%
  • Now married: 65.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 12.6%

For population 25 years and over in Seldovia Village:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.4%
  • Unemployed: 10.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Alaska average:

10.2

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68881
Other3,07913
Catholic2,8106
Mainline Protestant1,40715
Orthodox8598
None37,557-
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: 25
Here:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

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.
Alaska:

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

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Seldovia Village:

48.4%
State:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.7%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Seldovia Village:

23.0%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.5%
Alaska:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.5
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Seldovia Village:

31.4%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Seldovia Village:

54.9%
Alaska:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

75.3%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Seldovia Village, AK Residents

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alaska average:

7.70%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.35% ($66,051 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.40% ($53,581)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($78,851)


6.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
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  1.21% ($56,387 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($54,318)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($50,259)

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)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Seldovia Village, AK
  • 58.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 37.3%Wood
  • 4.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Seldovia Village, AK
  • 57.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 42.9%Wood


Seldovia Village compared to Alaska 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 below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
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