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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

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 2011: All housing units: $195,332; Detached houses: $195,332

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  • 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: 116.8 (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).




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For population 25 years and over in Stony River:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Stony River CDP:

  • Never married: 73.7%
  • Now married: 26.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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 July 2013:
Here:

16.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for females in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Utilities (31%)
  • Educational services (31%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (23%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)



Average climate in Stony River, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Stony River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 49% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/21/1989 at 16:53:19, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 62.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1992 at 21:31:07, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.5 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from Stony River center
On 5/27/2005 at 07:35:30, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 18.9 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/8/2005 at 23:41:43, a magnitude 4.6 (3.8 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 28.0 mi) earthquake occurred 70.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2005 at 07:34:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi) earthquake occurred 72.6 miles away from Stony River center
On 4/17/2000 at 08:22:02, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 ML, 3.9 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 76.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Airports located in Stony River:

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

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 228 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 345 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1588 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1591 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1612 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1637 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1643 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Stony River, AK

Stony River compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income 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 rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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.


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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 (69%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (31%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.89%
Here47.9%
USA50.2%

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%

6.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.58% ($27,013 average AGI)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.49% ($19,167)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.22% ($25,000)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.34% ($37,402 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.72% ($38,333)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.46% ($27,783)

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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