Sleetmute, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 86.
Population change since 2000: -14.0%
Males: 38  (45.2%)
Females: 48  (54.8%)
Median resident age:

26.0 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 99668

Estimated median household income in 2019: $40,093 (it was $15,000 in 2000)
Sleetmute:

$40,093
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $19,663 (it was $8,150 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $124,793 (it was $110,000 in 2000)
Sleetmute:

$124,793
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $181,751; detached houses: $178,367

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,074.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sleetmute: 107.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 31.5%
(12.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Sleetmute, AK (2019)
    • 7782.8%American Indian alone
    • 77.5%White alone
    • 66.5%Two or more races
    • 66.5%Hispanic
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Ancestries: Scottish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 99.5 square miles.

Population density: 0.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Sleetmute, Alaska map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sleetmute CDP:

0.7% ($780)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (246.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2552.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Red Devil, AK (3.0 miles),
Stony River, AK (4.4 miles),
Crooked Creek, AK (5.8 miles),
Lime Village, AK (7.7 miles),
Flat, AK (7.7 miles),
Chuathbaluk, AK (8.3 miles),
Aniak, AK (8.9 miles ),
Holy Cross, AK (9.6 miles )

Latitude: 61.68 N, Longitude: 157.15 W

Area code: 907

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

11.8%
Alaska:

8.1%

Average climate in Sleetmute, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sleetmute, Alaska average temperatures Sleetmute, Alaska average precipitation Sleetmute, Alaska humidity Sleetmute, Alaska wind speed Sleetmute, Alaska snowfall Sleetmute, Alaska sunshine Sleetmute, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Sleetmute-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 4612% 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 318.9 miles away from Sleetmute 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 251.6 miles away from Sleetmute 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 325.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 342.9 miles away from Sleetmute center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 333.3 miles away from Sleetmute center
On 1/24/2016 at 10:30:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 78.0 mi) earthquake occurred 192.5 miles away from Sleetmute center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sleetmute topographic map

Airports located in Sleetmute:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sleetmute:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 244 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 245 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 364 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1603 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1606 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1610 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1627 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Sleetmute:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sleetmute: Sleetmute Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Sleetmute Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Vreeland Creek (A), Inowak Creek (B), Holitna River (C), Basket Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Bethel Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.4 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

52.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

16.7%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Sleetmute:

Marital status in Sleetmute, AK
  • Never married: 40.5%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 8.3%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 2.7%

For population 25 years and over in Sleetmute:

  • High school or higher: 79.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.7
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Sleetmute, AK (based on Bethel Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2448
Orthodox2,85217
Mainline Protestant2,21618
Evangelical Protestant50111
Other1981
None8,002-
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: 21
This county:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Here:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Bethel Census Area:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bethel Census Area:

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sleetmute:

48.0%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sleetmute:

35.5%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

33.1%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

4.6%
Alaska:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sleetmute:

6.3
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sleetmute:

36.4%
State:

34.1%

General health condition:
Here:

53.6%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.4%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sleetmute, AK Residents

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
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  1.53% ($45,154 average AGI)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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  2.14% ($47,631 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.44% ($43,217)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.40% ($58,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sleetmute:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sleetmute:

  • K07SX (Channel 7; SLEETMUTE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K12MD (Channel 12; SLEETMUTE, AK; Owner: SLEETMUTE VILLAGE COUNCIL)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Sleetmute)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182L (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 117AC, N117AC, N-117AC, Serial Number: 18258609, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 03/31/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 10/18/2011
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Angela R Hayden, 64 Main St, Sleetmute, AK 99668, Other Owners: Taylor S Hayden
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2141F, N2141F, N-2141F, Serial Number: U206-0341, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 02/17/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/1988
    Registrant (Individual): Henry M Hill, Po Box 17, Sleetmute, AK 99668
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A185E (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 125 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4573F, N4573F, N-4573F, Serial Number: 185-1080, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/27/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 06/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Warren, Po Box 62, Sleetmute, AK 99668
  • Aircraft: MAULE MX-7-180A (Category: Land, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 61339, N61339, N-61339, Serial Number: 20013C, Certificate Issue Date: 01/15/2020
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Taylor R Hayden, Po Box 64, Sleetmute, AK 99668, Other Owners: Angela R Hayden
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 03/22/1972, Exported to: Canada
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-105 SPECIAL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7297K, N7297K, N-7297K, Serial Number: 18-211, Airworthiness Date: 12/12/1955, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Mark J Warren, Po Box 62, Sleetmute, AK 99668
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 07/09/2013
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206A (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8076Z, N8076Z, N-8076Z, Serial Number: U206-0476, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 11/24/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 01/14/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Henry M Hill, Po Box 17, Sleetmute, AK 99668

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sleetmute, AK
  • 75.0%Wood
  • 16.7%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.3%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sleetmute, AK
  • 50.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 50.0%Wood


Sleetmute compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and no other airmen in this city.
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