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Population in 2010: 127. Population change since 2000: +8.5%
Males: 62  (49.1%)
Females: 65  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  30.6 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99779

Estimated median household income in 2012: $43,985 (it was $12,250 in 2000)
Tetlin:

$43,985
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $11,555

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $154,540 (it was $107,800 in 2000)
Tetlin:

$154,540
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $164,615; Detached houses: $164,615

Median gross rent in 2012: $563.

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  • American Indian alone - 111 (87.4%)
  • White alone - 8 (6.3%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (3.9%)
  • Hispanic - 3 (2.4%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tetlin: 121.4 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (1.7%), Russian (1.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 70.4 square miles.

Population density: 1.8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Tetlin:

  • High school or higher: 76.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 26.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tetlin CDP:

  • Never married: 74.7%
  • Now married: 17.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 6.7%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (269.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2262.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tok, AK (4.5 miles ), Northway Village, AK (4.6 miles) , Northway, AK (4.8 miles) , Northway Junction, AK (5.0 miles) , Tanacross, AK (5.5 miles) , Mentasta Lake, AK (5.9 miles) , Slana, AK (7.2 miles) , Alcan Border, AK (7.2 miles) .

Latitude: 63.14 N, Longitude: 142.52 W

Area code: 907

Tetlin household income distribution Tetlin home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (67%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (50%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)


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Earthquake activity:

Tetlin-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 745% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/22/1996 at 22:15:02, a magnitude 5.8 (5.7 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 94.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2002 at 04:04:17, a magnitude 5.5 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, 5.0 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 67.5 miles away from Tetlin center
On 1/24/2003 at 04:52:10, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.6 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:50:45, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 85.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:30:50, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 5.2 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 64.8 miles away from Tetlin center
On 11/4/2002 at 00:50:43, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 90.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Tetlin:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tetlin:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 200 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 272 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1249 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1252 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1274 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1303 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1311 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high school in Tetlin:

  • Tetlin School (Students: 25; Location: 100 MAIN STREET; Grades: PK-12)
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Notable location: Tanana Chiefs Conference Tetlin Clinic (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Close Lake (A), Logging Lake (B), Long Fred Lake (C), Louie Lake (D), Porcupine Grass Lake (E), Sand Lake (F), Skate Lake (G), Sun Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers: Tetlin River (A), Kalukna River (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

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

TETLIN UTILITY SYSTEM (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-16-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-13-2006), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-27-2006)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and AUG-11-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and FEB-18-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (FEB-18-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and AUG-02-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and AUG-02-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2002)
  • 50 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 271 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
AK GATEWAY SD - TETLIN SCHOOL (Population served: 42, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-12-2004), St Other (AUG-12-2004), St BCA signed (SEP-02-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and SEP-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from JAN-14-2000 to JUL-12-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-16-2000), St Compliance achieved (SEP-28-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and DEC-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-12-1995), St Compliance achieved (DEC-29-1998)
  • 20 routine major monitoring violations
  • 37 regular monitoring violations
AK GATEWAY SD - EAGLE COMM.SCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2002 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-2001 and JUN-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2002)
  • 16 routine major monitoring violations
  • 43 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.7%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  3.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  67.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  14.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tetlin, AK

Tetlin compared to Alaska state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Tetlin travel time to work - commute


Tetlin mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (50%)
  • Wood (50%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tetlin CDP (based on Southeast Fairbanks Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.46%
Here21.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents23.8%20.8%14.2%14.2%27.0%
Congregations7.1%14.3%21.4%14.3%42.9%
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: 2
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

32.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

12.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.37%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.09% ($33,038 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.00% ($60,760)


10.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.63% ($37,328 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($38,917)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.62% ($38,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tetlin:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Tetlin:

  • K07SP (Channel 7; TETLIN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11QU (Channel 11; TETLIN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 13
Total length: 125 meters (410ft)
Total costs: $11,618,000
Total average daily traffic: 5,017
Total average daily truck traffic: 874
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 9,451

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1940-1949: 2
  • 1950-1959: 0
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 9
  • 1990-1999: 1
  • 2000-2009: 0
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Tetlin, AK


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL7IHR
    Grant Date: 02/12/1991, Expiration Date: 02/12/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/13/2003
    Registrant: Darrel L Sonnenberg, General Delivery, Tetlin, AK 99779


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