Stony River, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 54. Population change since 2000: -11.5%
Males: 25  (47.5%)
Females: 29  (52.5%)
Median resident age:  21.0 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99557

Estimated median household income in 2012: $6,457 (it was $20,714 in 2000)
Stony River:

$6,457
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $3,176 (it was $5,469 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $343,387 (it was $96,000 in 2000)
Stony River:

$343,387
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $195,332; Detached houses: $195,332
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Stony River races chart
  • American Indian alone - 45 (83.3%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (9.3%)
  • White alone - 3 (5.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (1.9%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Stony River: 116.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 3.62 square miles.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (very low).

Stony River, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Stony River:

  • High school or higher: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 38.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stony River CDP:

  • Never married: 74.7%
  • Now married: 25.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Stony River, Alaska as of February 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Stony River to the number of sex offenders is 54 to 1.


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

Stony River CDP:  1.2% ($1,125)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (229.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2540.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sleetmute, AK (4.4 miles) , Red Devil, AK (4.9 miles) , Lime Village, AK (6.9 miles) , Crooked Creek, AK (7.1 miles) , Flat, AK (8.1 miles) , Takotna, AK (9.1 miles) , McGrath, AK (9.3 miles ), Chuathbaluk, AK (9.4 miles) .

Latitude: 61.79 N, Longitude: 156.59 W

Area code: 907

Stony River household income distribution Stony River home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

16.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Stony River, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Stony River-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 661% 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 301.3 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 233.2 miles away from Stony River 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 306.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 342.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 301.7 miles away from Stony River center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 451.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Stony River:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Stony River:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 227 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 228 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 345 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1588 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1591 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1595 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1612 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Stony River:

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

Creek: Moose Creek (A). Display/hide its location 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 97.5%
Average household size:
This place:  2.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  50.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  20.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Stony River compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly above 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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

Stony River travel time to work - commute Stony River mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (77%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Stony River CDP (based on Bethel Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.89%
Here: 47.9%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMoravian Church in AmericaOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents46.2%27.9%20.1%2.5%3.3%
Congregations18.6%41.9%20.9%4.7%14.0%
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
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  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
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  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Stony River:

  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Stony River:

  • K02JZ (Channel 2; STONY RIVER, AK; Owner: STONY RIVER TRAD. COUNCIL)
  • K13SE (Channel 13; STONY RIVER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Stony River Airport (Lat: 61.789889 Lon: -156.588194), Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KCI2, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHz, 131.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/04/2001, Expiration Date: 08/27/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2006
    Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

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