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Population in 2010: 1,258. Population change since 2000: -9.7%
Males: 617  (49.1%)
Females: 641  (50.9%)

Median resident age:  44.1 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99780.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $42,370 (it was $37,941 in 2000)
Tok:

$42,370
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $22,302

Tok CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $167,006 (it was $82,700 in 2000)
Tok:

$167,006
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $218,732; Detached houses: $226,305; Townhouses or other attached units: $294,213; In 2-unit structures: $9,053; Mobile homes: $81,223; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $49,790

Median gross rent in 2012: $691.

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  • White alone - 961 (76.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 152 (12.1%)
  • Two or more races - 100 (7.9%)
  • Hispanic - 31 (2.5%)
  • Black alone - 8 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.08%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tok: 108.8 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (18.6%), Irish (17.5%), United States (9.8%), English (6.4%), Norwegian (4.9%), French Canadian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 1632 feet

Land area: 132.3 square miles.

Population density: 9.5 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tok:

  • High school or higher: 87.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 11.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tok CDP:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 63.4%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 2.7%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

16 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.2%
Alaska:  6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $3,250 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,214 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (262.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2282.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tanacross, AK (3.3 miles) , Tetlin, AK (4.5 miles) , Mentasta Lake, AK (5.7 miles) , Dot Lake Village, AK (6.2 miles) , Dot Lake, AK (6.3 miles) , Northway Village, AK (6.4 miles) , Northway, AK (6.5 miles) , Northway Junction, AK (6.7 miles) .

Latitude: 63.32 N, Longitude: 143.02 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (15%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Air transportation workers (4%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Tok-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 1029% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 22:32:17, a magnitude 6.0 (5.6 MB, 6.0 ML, 5.8 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
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 77.3 miles away from Tok 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 67.6 miles away from the city 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 68.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/2002 at 00:50:43, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 73.6 miles away from Tok 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 53.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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Airports located in Tok:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tok:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 180 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 265 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1269 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1272 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1294 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1323 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1331 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high schools in Tok:

See full list of schools located in Tok, School District: ALASKA GATEWAY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Tok:

  • TOK COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $14,453; Location: MILE 1314 ALASKA HIGHWAY; 13,288 books; 321 audio materials; 904 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Tok: Tanana Chiefs Conference Tok Clinic (A), Tok Public Health Center (B), Alaska Division of Forestry Northern Region Tok Area Office (C), Tok Area Emergency Medical Services (D), Tok Volunteer Fire Department (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Stage Stop (Miles Post 122.9 & TOK Road) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 

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

TOK CIVIC CENTER (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
USF&W TETLIN VISITOR CTR. (Address: MILE 1.3 BOREALIS , Population served: 350, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2003 and DEC-2003, Contaminant: Nitrate. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-18-2003), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-21-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
DOT & PF TOK COMBINED FACILITY (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
AK GATEWAY SD - TOK SCHOOL (Population served: 260, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-01-2004 and OCT-24-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (AUG-12-2004), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2004)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2001 and OCT-24-2004, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-28-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2004)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 35 regular monitoring violations
WESTMARK TOK (Population served: 135, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GOLDEN BEAR MOTEL (Address: MILE 124.3 TOK CUTOFF HIGHWAY , Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
GOLDEN BEAR CAMPER PARK (Address: MILE 124.3 TOK CUTOFF HIGHWAY , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
UTDC / TOK COMMUNITY CENTER (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1999 and APR-2000, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-28-2000)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • 83 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Tok that have no violations reported:

  • FAST EDDYS RESTAURANT (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • VILLAGE GAS (Population served: 98, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • TUNDRA LODGE - MAIN LODGE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 12.8%
(15.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.5% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.8% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Tok, AK

2 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010

Tok compared to Alaska state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Tok (2011 data):

  • Denali State Bank: Tok Branch at Mile 1314 Alaskan Highway, branch established on 1995/10/02. Info updated 2012/02/15: Bank assets: $260.9 mil, Deposits: $235.8 mil, headquarters in Fairbanks, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Denali Bancorporation, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Tok 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 Tok:

  • 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)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tok:

  • K216DT (91.1 FM; TOK, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • KUDU (91.9 FM; TOK, AK; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • K285DR (104.9 FM; TOK, ETC., AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC ALASKA MISSIONARY FELL.)

TV broadcast stations around Tok:

  • K13RR (Channel 13; TOK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07NC (Channel 7; TOK JUNCTION, AK; Owner: TOK COMMUNITY T.V. INC.)

Tok fatal accident list:

Apr 28, 2010 07:25 PM, Sr-2 Alaska Highway, Lat: 62.91833056, Lon: -141.53896944, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Mar 24, 2008 07:00 PM, Midnight Sun, Tetlin Trail, Lat: 63.323878, Lon: -143.039031, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 6, 2004 08:37 AM, I-Sr-1 Tok Cutoff, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 19, 2002 08:25 PM, I-A1-1 Alaska Hwy, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Dec 21, 2002 05:40 PM, I-Ai-2 Tok Cutoff, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 23, 1996 07:59 PM, Sourdough, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 8, 1976 10:20 PM, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 8
Total length: 23 meters (75ft)
Total costs: $1,865,000
Total average daily traffic: 1,682
Total average daily truck traffic: 293
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 2,570

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Tok)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Tok, AK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tok)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 56 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Tok)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6


Most common first names in Tok, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert665.8 years
John570.4 years
Joseph467.2 years
George351.3 years
James368.3 years
Dorothy368.0 years
Nancy356.0 years
Charles277.9 years
Albert281.5 years
Duane247.9 years
Most common last names in Tok, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
David558.8 years
Roberts471.7 years
Sanford472.5 years
Paul355.7 years
Carlson268.0 years
Hall264.0 years
Adams276.5 years
Gilliam269.5 years
Lathrop270.1 years
Johnson270.0 years

Businesses in Tok, AK

  • U-Haul: 1


Tok on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Fuel dealers"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 cities with high-earning residents located near cities with low-earning residents"
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