Shaktoolik, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 258 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.2%
 
Males: 129  (50.0%)
Females: 129  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  30.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99771.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $39,199 (it was $31,875 in 2000)
Shaktoolik:

$39,199
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $15,089 (it was $10,491 in 2000)

Shaktoolik city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $81,930 (it was $126,900 in 2000)
Shaktoolik:

$81,930
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $103,127; Detached houses: $104,342

Median gross rent in 2015: $837.

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  • Races in Shaktoolik, AK (2010)

    Shaktoolik races chart
    • 24196.0%American Indian alone
    • 93.6%White alone
    • 10.4%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Shaktoolik: 104.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 1.06 square miles.

Population density: 243 people per square mile   (very low).

Shaktoolik, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Shaktoolik:

  • High school or higher: 80.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Shaktoolik city:

  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 39.3%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 5.3%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Shaktoolik, Alaska as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Shaktoolik to the number of sex offenders is 52 to 1.


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

Shaktoolik city:  1.0% ($1,250)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (421.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2753.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Unalakleet, AK (5.9 miles ), Elim, AK (6.0 miles ), Koyuk, AK (6.3 miles ), Golovin, AK (7.5 miles) , St. Michael, AK (8.2 miles ), Stebbins, AK (8.2 miles ), White Mountain, AK (8.3 miles ), Kaltag, AK (8.6 miles ).

Latitude: 64.36 N, Longitude: 161.19 W

Area code: 907

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

10.4%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+29.2%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (39%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Utilities (11%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (44%)
  • Educational services (28%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (28%)
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (26%)
  • Community and social service occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)

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

Average climate in Shaktoolik, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Shaktoolik-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 325% 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 487.1 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 307.7 miles away from Shaktoolik 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 412.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 205.1 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi) earthquake occurred 323.8 miles away from Shaktoolik center
On 9/6/2005 at 07:16:57, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.0 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 80.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nome Census Area (1) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Shaktoolik topographic map

airports located in Shaktoolik:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Shaktoolik:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 398 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 420 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 421 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1781 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1784 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1793 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1806 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Shaktoolik:

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Notable location: Norton Sound Health Shaktoolik Health Clinic (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Nome Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 23.3%
(24.9% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  81.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Shaktoolik city (based on Nome Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,1989
Evangelical Protestant1,12718
Catholic8805
Other1581
Orthodox1002
None5,029-
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: 12
Nome Census Area:

12.92 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Nome Census Area:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Nome Census Area:

31.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Shaktoolik:

45.4%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Shaktoolik:

29.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

21.8%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Shaktoolik:

11.8%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Shaktoolik:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

39.5%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

81.4%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Shaktoolik, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 12$6,160
Police Protection - Officers 2$2,126$12,7560$0
Water Supply 2$4,332$25,9922$939
Electric Power 3$7,549$30,1960$0
Totals for Government 7$14,007$24,01214$7,099

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

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $38,000 ($147.29)
    Financial Administration: $33,000 ($127.91)
    Electric Utilities: $26,000 ($100.78)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($96.90)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($73.64)
    Water Utilities: $16,000 ($62.02)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($54.26)
    Health Services - Other: $14,000 ($54.26)
    Central Staff Services: $11,000 ($42.64)
    Regular Highways: $7,000 ($27.13)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $106,000 ($410.85)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $41,000 ($158.91)
    Sewerage: $30,000 ($116.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $8,000 ($31.01)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,000 ($38.76)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $23,000 ($89.15)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($46.51)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $29,000 ($112.40)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $21,000 ($81.40)

Shaktoolik government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $34,000 ($131.78)

7.25% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,844 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.25%
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  2.03% ($31,746 average AGI)
from Northwest Arctic Borough, AK  0.55% ($36,438)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.45% ($39,462)


6.68% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,984 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.68%
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  1.69% ($35,020 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.48% ($43,786)

Strongest AM radio stations in Shaktoolik:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Shaktoolik:

  • K07QU (Channel 7; SHAKTOOLIK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2
  • Shaktoolik (Lat: 64.354722 Lon: -161.194722), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WQIQ308
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2008, Expiration Date: 04/11/2018, Certifier: David J GrogginsRegistrant: Monte R. Lee & Company, 100 Nw 63rd Street - Suite 100, Oklahoma City, OK 73116, Phone: (405) 842-2405, Fax: (405) 848-8078, Email:
  • In The Village Of Shaktoolik (Lat: 64.349000 Lon: -161.184278), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25.3 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQKY736, Licensee ID: L00009200
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 10/28/2009, Expiration Date: 10/28/2019, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: The Alaska Wireless Network, LLC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • Jimmy R Sipes, In The Village Of Shaktoolik (Lat: 64.349000 Lon: -161.184278), Type: 26.5, Overall height: 25.3 m, Registrant: 9072655557, Jsipes@gci.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jimmy Sipes, In The Village Of Shaktoolik (Lat: 64.349000 Lon: -161.184278), Type: 26.5, Structure height: 02180 m, Overall height: 25.3 m, Registrant: 9078685615, Clynch@gci.Com, 2550 DENALI STREET, SUITE 1000

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • FAA AWOS BLDG, Us Survey No. 3779, Tract 1, Lot 1, Shaktoolik Airport (Lat: 64.369194 Lon: -161.218722), Type: Building, Structure height: 3 m, Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQLA354
    Assigned Frequencies: 19622.5 MHzGrant Date: 11/10/2009, Expiration Date: 11/10/2019, Certifier: David J GogginsRegistrant: Radyn, Inc, Bethesda, MD 20827, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Shaktoolik, In The Village Of Shaktoolik (Lat: 64.349000 Lon: -161.184278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.3 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WQPH550, Licensee ID: L00009200
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 05/18/2012, Expiration Date: 05/18/2022, Certifier: Jimmy R SipesRegistrant: Unicom, Inc
  • Kwiktalik, Near The Village Of Shaktoolik (Lat: 64.419944 Lon: -162.694139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 21.3 m, Overall height: 22.6 m, Call Sign: WQRG825
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHzGrant Date: 05/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/10/2023, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Shaktoolik Airport (Lat: 64.322639 Lon: -161.141417), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KNO9
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.800 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.600 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHzGrant Date: 08/11/2015, Expiration Date: 06/20/2025Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-2304, Phone: (202) 719-7235, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-22 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 94 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-290 SERIES (140 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1461A , Serial Number: 22-370, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 06/11/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Arlice F Roberts, Po Box 65, Shaktoolik, AK 99771, Other Owners: Beatrice Roberts

Drinking water stations with addresses in Shaktoolik and their reported violations in the past:

SHAKTOOLIK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 240, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-06-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (OCT-14-2013), St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-17-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013), St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
  • 49 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - In OCT-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-07-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2013)
  • 22 routine major monitoring violations
  • 76 regular monitoring violations
  • 101 other older monitoring violations

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88%)
  • Wood (10%)

Shaktoolik compared to Alaska state average:

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