Togiak, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 846 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.6%
 
Males: 424  (50.1%)
Females: 422  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

25.0 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99678.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,024 (it was $23,977 in 2000)
Togiak:

$34,024
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $14,613 (it was $9,676 in 2000)

Togiak city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $155,631 (it was $78,300 in 2000)
Togiak:

$155,631
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $202,025; detached houses: $203,267

Median gross rent in 2017: $580.

March 2019 cost of living index in Togiak: 106.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.4%
(21.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.9% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Togiak, AK (2010)
    • 63077.1%American Indian alone
    • 12515.3%Two or more races
    • 445.4%White alone
    • 151.8%Hispanic
    • 20.2%Black alone
    • 10.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Togiak detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 14 registered sex offenders living in Togiak, Alaska as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Togiak is 55 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Alaska average:

1.82
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 45.2 square miles.

Population density: 19 people per square mile   (very low).

Togiak, Alaska map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.3%
Alaska:

100.0%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Togiak city:

1.0% ($803)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (394.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2569.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Twin Hills, AK (1.9 miles),
Goodnews Bay, AK (6.6 miles ),
Manokotak, AK (6.9 miles ),
Platinum, AK (7.1 miles),
Aleknagik, AK (8.0 miles ),
Dillingham, AK (8.2 miles ),
Clark's Point, AK (8.2 miles),
Quinhagak, AK (8.5 miles )

Latitude: 59.06 N, Longitude: 160.38 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Togiak, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Togiak, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

9.9%
Alaska:

7.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +194 (+31.5%).
Most common industries in Togiak, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (28.4%)
  • Public administration (22.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.3%)
  • Health care (4.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (22.5%)
  • Public administration (17.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.8%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Utilities (6.3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (33.7%)
  • Public administration (27.0%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Togiak, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.2%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.5%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.3%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (15.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.0%)
  • Child care workers (6.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5.6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)

Average climate in Togiak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Togiak, Alaska average temperatures Togiak, Alaska average precipitation Togiak, Alaska humidity Togiak, Alaska wind speed Togiak, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Togiak-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 514% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dillingham Census Area (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Togiak topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Togiak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 392 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 392 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 571 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Peninsula College (about 1668 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1670 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1673 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1692 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Togiak:

  • TOGIAK SCHOOL (Students: 233, Location: 50 TOGIAK SCHOOL LANE, Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Togiak

Library in Togiak:

  • TOGIAK PUBLIC LIBRARY AND CULTURAL CENTER (Operating income: $29,650; Location: SECOND AVENUE AND G STREET; 6,100 books; 155 video materials; 50 state licensed databases)

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Notable locations in Togiak: Togiak Volunteer Fire Department (A), Togiak First Responders Group (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: Togiak River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Dillingham Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

TOGIAK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 870, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2013)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-08-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-05-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and OCT-2013, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and OCT-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-06-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-15-2011 to SEP-06-2011)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 121 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
SWSD TOGIAK K12 SCHOOL (Address: Togiak K12 School , Population served: 288, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
NORTH PACIFIC SEAFOODS TOGAIK FISHERIES (Population served: 125, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.5 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

77.5%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

13.4%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Togiak:

Marital status in Togiak, AK
  • Never married: 48.2%
  • Now married: 40.8%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Togiak:

  • High school or higher: 82.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.6%
  • Unemployed: 26.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Togiak
2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Togiak, AK (based on Dillingham Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox9887
Catholic5782
Evangelical Protestant4429
Mainline Protestant4366
Other581
None2,345-
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: 4
Here:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Dillingham Census Area:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Dillingham Census Area:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Dillingham Census Area:

37.3%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.8%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.8%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Togiak:

29.1
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

27.1%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.6%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Togiak:

32.5%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Togiak:

52.4%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Togiak, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 9$18,360$24,4802$204
Water Supply 3$6,120$24,4800$0
Other Government Administration 2$4,080$24,48028$45,712
Police Protection - Officers 2$7,225$43,3502$2,039
Solid Waste Management 1$2,040$24,4801$1,018
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 3$3,398
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 17$37,825$26,70036$52,371

Togiak government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $401,000 ($474.00)
    Regular Highways: $232,000 ($274.23)
    Police Protection: $214,000 ($252.96)
    Sewerage: $92,000 ($108.75)
    Water Utilities: $90,000 ($106.38)
    General Public Buildings: $78,000 ($92.20)
    General - Other: $71,000 ($83.92)
    Health - Other: $67,000 ($79.20)
    Housing and Community Development: $63,000 ($74.47)
    Solid Waste Management: $42,000 ($49.65)
    Electric Utilities: $37,000 ($43.74)
    Parks and Recreation: $21,000 ($24.82)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($15.37)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $1,963,000 ($2320.33)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $90,000 ($106.38)
    Air Transportation: $6,000 ($7.09)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,104,000 ($1304.96)

Togiak government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $521,000 ($615.84)
    Sewerage: $96,000 ($113.48)
    Housing and Community Development: $90,000 ($106.38)
    Solid Waste Management: $21,000 ($24.82)
    Air Transportation: $21,000 ($24.82)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $124,000 ($146.57)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $16,000 ($18.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $94,000 ($111.11)
    Electric Utilities: $41,000 ($48.46)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $1,031,000 ($1218.68)
    General Local Government Support: $290,000 ($342.79)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $125,000 ($147.75)

Togiak government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $121,000 ($143.03)

6.07% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($58,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.50% ($47,023 average AGI)

Businesses in Togiak, AK

  • Nike: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Togiak:

  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • 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.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Togiak:

  • K09QU (Channel 9; TOGIAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K03FL (Channel 3; TOGIAK, AK; Owner: CITY OF TOGIAK)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Togiak)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KE6VUB, Licensee ID: L01301244, Grant Date: 05/13/2017, Expiration Date: 07/04/2027, Registrant: John E Goude, 16 1st Ave, Togiak, AK 99678


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Togiak)
Most common first names in Togiak, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Annie488.0 years
Mary480.8 years
James266.5 years
Jack276.5 years
Henry276.0 years
Natalia290.9 years
Willie272.5 years
Robert270.0 years
Sam279.0 years
Most common last names in Togiak, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Nick674.9 years
Ayojiak364.3 years
Hyexikok281.0 years
Echuck275.5 years
Amatunak289.5 years
Fox283.5 years
Williams237.0 years
Neck293.0 years
Pauk281.5 years
Pavian273.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Togiak, AK
  • 96.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Togiak, AK
  • 96.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.2%Electricity


Togiak compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Togiak on our top lists:

  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
There are 7 pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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