St. George, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 108 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -28.9%
Males: 50  (47.2%)
Females: 58  (52.8%)
Median resident age:  39.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip code: 99591

Estimated median household income in 2015: $54,373 (it was $57,083 in 2000)
St. George:

$54,373
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $24,711 (it was $21,131 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $98,648 (it was $58,300 in 2000)
St. George:

$98,648
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $91,524; Detached houses: $92,602

Median gross rent in 2015: $698.

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  • Races in St. George, AK (2010)

    St. George races chart
    • 9088.2%American Indian alone
    • 98.8%White alone
    • 22.0%Two or more races
    • 11.0%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in St. George: 102.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: HST (no DST) time zone

Land area: 34.8 square miles.

Population density: 3.1 people per square mile   (very low).

St. George, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in St. George:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in St. George city:

  • Never married: 41.8%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

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

St. George city:  1.6% ($936)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (771.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2842.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: St. Paul, AK (6.7 miles ), False Pass, AK (16.4 miles) , Cold Bay, AK (16.8 miles) , King Cove, AK (17.3 miles ), Nelson Lagoon, AK (18.0 miles) , Sand Point, AK (19.0 miles ), Ivanof Bay, AK (19.7 miles) , Perryville, AK (20.1 miles) .

Latitude: 56.61 N, Longitude: 169.56 W

St. George household income distribution St. George home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +13 (+9.4%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Construction (27%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Public administration (44%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (13%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (31%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (31%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)

Average climate in St. George, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

St. George, Alaska average temperatures St. George, Alaska average precipitation St. George, Alaska humidity St. George, Alaska wind speed St. George, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

St. George-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 564% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

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

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

airports located in St. George:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to St. George:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 769 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 770 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 923 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1994 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 2002 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 2005 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 2023 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Library in St. George:

  • ST. GEORGE ISLAND SCHOOL/COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,709; Location: NO. 1 ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ROAD; 4,827 books; 45 video materials; 50 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in St. George: Staraya Artil (A), Krituuyax̂ (B), Pristinam Tagada (C), Pristinam Staara (D), Numaadan Alaĝum Ulaada (E), Numadan Pristinaa (F), Numaadan Algaĝiiluĝii Chiĝanaada (G), Kuluunkiĝlaaĝan (H), Agaan-kinga (I), Numaadaa (J), Kimischiilux̂ (K), Qawa Chiĝanaa (L), Sngaaĝim Chaxaa (M), Angax̂siqax̂ (N), Iganatum Mayaakaa (O), Magusim Qayaa (P), Agisam Kuvruska (Q), Stinam Isana (R), Qagaadan Algaĝiiluĝii (S), Qagaadan Kadaa (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Atka Lake (A), Bear Lake (B), Govorushka Lake (C), Seal Lake (D), Umanangula Lake (E), Upper Lake (F), An'agchucknun'am-an'yi (G), Anuckaselogh (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beaches: Ustinam Sitxaa (A), Qigduxtam Kadaa (B), Kitasiilux̂ Sitxaa (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Aleutians West 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: 11.3%
(12.2% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  57.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  11.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.0
Alaska average:

10.2

St. George travel time to work - commute St. George mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for St. George city (based on Aleutians West Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox7546
Evangelical Protestant2323
Catholic1851
Other1121
Mainline Protestant821
None4,196-
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: 5
Aleutians West Census Area:

10.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

10.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.5%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Aleutians West Census Area:

28.9%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
St. George:

43.7%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

42.0%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.4
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

39.9%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
St. George:

9.7%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
St. George:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

43.8%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

47.2%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
St. George:

80.5%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of St. George, AK Residents

St. George government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $181,000 ($1675.93)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $370,000 ($3425.93)
    Electric Utilities: $289,000 ($2675.93)
    General - Other: $258,000 ($2388.89)
    Central Staff Services: $150,000 ($1388.89)
    Water Utilities: $82,000 ($759.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $54,000 ($500.00)
    Regular Highways: $28,000 ($259.26)
    Air Transportation: $25,000 ($231.48)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $23,000 ($212.96)
    Police Protection: $14,000 ($129.63)
    Fire Protection: $6,000 ($55.56)
    Sewerage: $2,000 ($18.52)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $677,000 ($6268.52)

St. George government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $433,000 ($4009.26)
    Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($416.67)
    Sewerage: $39,000 ($361.11)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $49,000 ($453.70)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $328,000 ($3037.04)
    Water Utilities: $53,000 ($490.74)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $27,000 ($250.00)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $274,000 ($2537.04)
    Property: $15,000 ($138.89)

11.56% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,191 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.56%
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 King County, WA  1.25% ($31,909 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.91% ($40,375)


12.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.65%
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  1.74% ($47,419 average AGI)
to King County, WA  1.29% ($26,174)

Strongest AM radio stations in St. George:

  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • 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)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around St. George:

  • K09RE (Channel 9; ST. GEORGE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (96%)
  • No fuel used (4%)

St. George compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age 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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