Takotna, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 52. Population change since 2000: +4.0%
Males: 23  (45.8%)
Females: 29  (54.2%)
Median resident age:  20.9 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99675

Estimated median household income in 2013: $65,506 (it was $14,583 in 2000)
Takotna:

$65,506
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $20,111 (it was $13,143 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $196,960 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Takotna:

$196,960
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $176,547; Detached houses: $172,863

Median gross rent in 2013: $635.

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  • Races in Takotna, AK (2010)

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    • 2344.2%White alone
    • 1426.9%Two or more races
    • 1223.1%American Indian alone
    • 35.8%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Takotna: 107.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (3.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 23.5 square miles.

Population density: 2.2 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Takotna:

  • High school or higher: 83.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Takotna CDP:

  • Never married: 35.1%
  • Now married: 42.1%
  • Separated: 5.7%
  • Widowed: 17.1%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Takotna CDP:  1.5% ($1,000)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (238.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2570.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: McGrath, AK (4.0 miles ), Nikolai, AK (7.3 miles) , Flat, AK (8.4 miles) , Stony River, AK (9.1 miles) , Red Devil, AK (9.6 miles) , Sleetmute, AK (9.8 miles) , Crooked Creek, AK (10.1 miles) , Shageluk, AK (10.5 miles) .

Latitude: 62.97 N, Longitude: 156.08 W

Area code: 907

Takotna household income distribution Takotna home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Construction (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Retail trade (42%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Healthcare support occupations (33%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (22%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (58%)
  • Community and social service occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Average climate in Takotna, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Takotna-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 522% 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 305.8 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 172.2 miles away from Takotna 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 262.7 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 249.8 miles away from Takotna center
On 7/28/2001 at 07:32:43, a magnitude 6.8 (5.7 MB, 6.8 MW, Depth: 81.6 mi) earthquake occurred 276.7 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 Takotna:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Takotna:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 237 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 238 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 283 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1601 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1604 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1612 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1625 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Takotna:

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Library in Takotna:

  • TAKOTNA COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $35,396; Location: RIVERSIDE DRIVE; 2,757 books; 68 audio materials; 180 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 15 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Takotna: Takotna Volunteer Fire Department (A), Takotna Rescue Squad (B), Southcentral Foundation Takotna Clinic (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Sunset Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

TAKOTNA WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 70, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In SEP-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2013 to FEB-18-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2013 to FEB-18-2014)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2012. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2013 to FEB-18-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2014
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
  • 56 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  54.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.5%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Takotna compared to Alaska state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.1
Alaska average:

10.4

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (63%)
  • Wood (37%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Takotna CDP (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Takotna:

  • 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)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Takotna:

  • K09PN (Channel 9; TAKOTNA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LN (Channel 4; TAKOTNA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Takotna fatal accident list:

Jul 27, 2008 09:10 PM, Airport Way, Lat: 62.97203, Lon: -156.08010, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • Takotna 2 (Lat: 62.984361 Lon: -156.069000), Call Sign: WDZ872
    Assigned Frequencies: 157.830 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2008
    Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Tatalina Lrrs (Lat: 62.894444 Lon: -155.976389), Type: Bant, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WQGD954
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.100 MHz, 129.600 MHz, 129.900 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/19/2006, Expiration Date: 12/19/2016, Certifier: John Bartlett
    Registrant: Wiley Rein LLP, 1776 K Street, N.W., Washington, DC 20006-2304, Phone: (202) 719-7235, Fax: (202) 719-7049, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 231EH , Serial Number: 25-0179, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 06/29/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Lloyd Magnuson, Mile 25 Ophir Rd, Takotna, AK 99675
  • Aircraft: MAULE M-6-235 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 56515 , Serial Number: 7442C, Year manufactured: 1983, Airworthiness Date: 04/01/1983
    Registrant (Individual): Francine Sayer, River Road General Delivery, Takotna, AK 99675
  • Aircraft: STEPHENS BRANDON J CHALLENGER II (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 2 Cycle
    N-Number: 8612M , Serial Number: CH2-0301-2061
    Registrant (Individual): Reported Sale, Po Box 7502, Takotna, AK 99675

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