Toksook Bay, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 661 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +24.2%
 
Males: 352  (53.3%)
Females: 309  (46.7%)
Median resident age:

27.3 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99637.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,866 (it was $30,208 in 2000)
Toksook Bay:

$42,866
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $13,231 (it was $8,761 in 2000)

Toksook Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $89,443 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Toksook Bay:

$89,443
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $152,621; detached houses: $154,125

Median gross rent in 2017: $870.

March 2019 cost of living index in Toksook Bay: 104.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.9%
(20.0% for American Indian residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Toksook Bay, AK (2010)
    • 54392.0%American Indian alone
    • 264.4%White alone
    • 122.0%Two or more races
    • 61.0%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Black alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 9 registered sex offenders living in Toksook Bay, Alaska as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Toksook Bay is 56 to 1.


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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 33.1 square miles.

Population density: 20 people per square mile   (very low).

Toksook Bay, Alaska map

1 resident is foreign born

This city:

0.2%
Alaska:

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

1.4% ($640)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (517.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2759.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Tununak, AK (2.5 miles ),
Nightmute, AK (3.1 miles ),
Mertarvik, AK (5.3 miles),
Newtok, AK (5.7 miles ),
Chefornak, AK (6.2 miles ),
Mekoryuk, AK (6.2 miles ),
Kipnuk, AK (7.4 miles ),
Chevak, AK (8.4 miles )

Latitude: 60.53 N, Longitude: 165.10 W

Area code: 907

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

13.8%
Alaska:

7.2%
Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+26.1%).
Most common industries in Toksook Bay, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (30.5%)
  • Public administration (19.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (10.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (7.9%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (30.0%)
  • Educational services (21.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (12.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.0%)
  • Utilities (6.0%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (4.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (42.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (10.4%)
  • Health care (10.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.8%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Toksook Bay, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (13.0%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10.7%)
  • Cashiers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (5.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.0%)
  • Plant and system operators (6.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (22.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (20.8%)
  • Cashiers (11.7%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers, except child care workers (6.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)

Average climate in Toksook Bay, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Toksook Bay-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 352% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bethel Census Area (5) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Toksook Bay topographic map

Airports located in Toksook Bay:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Toksook Bay:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 515 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 516 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 622 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1846 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1847 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1849 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1869 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Toksook Bay:

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Points of interest:

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River: Alakuchak River (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

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

TOKSOOK BAY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 600, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from MAY-30-2006 to JUN-01-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from MAY-30-2006 to JUN-01-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from MAY-30-2006 to JUN-01-2006), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-05-2006), St Compliance achieved (OCT-31-2006)
  • 92 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

4.7 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

87.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.8%
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: 0.8% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Toksook Bay:

Marital status in Toksook Bay, AK
  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 1.2%

For population 25 years and over in Toksook Bay:

  • High school or higher: 77.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.8%
  • Unemployed: 15.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.9
Alaska average:

10.6

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

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Religion statistics for Toksook Bay, AK (based on Bethel Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic3,2448
Orthodox2,85217
Mainline Protestant2,21618
Evangelical Protestant50111
Other1981
None8,002-
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: 21
Here:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Toksook Bay:

44.5%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.0%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Toksook Bay:

25.5%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Toksook Bay:

9.0%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Toksook Bay:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

32.6%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Toksook Bay:

54.0%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.4%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Toksook Bay, 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
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 0$0 0$0

Toksook Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $543,000 ($821.48)
    Financial Administration: $251,000 ($379.73)
    Police Protection: $68,000 ($102.87)
    General Public Buildings: $48,000 ($72.62)
    Central Staff Services: $45,000 ($68.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($48.41)
    Parks and Recreation: $29,000 ($43.87)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($13.62)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($4.54)

Toksook Bay government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $31,000 ($46.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $13,000 ($19.67)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,000 ($55.98)

Toksook Bay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $333,000 ($503.78)

4.84% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,028 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.84%
Alaska average:

7.70%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.53% ($45,154 average AGI)


6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,770 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
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  2.14% ($47,631 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.44% ($43,217)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.40% ($58,476)

Strongest AM radio stations in Toksook Bay:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • 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.)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Toksook Bay:

  • K11QG (Channel 11; TOKSOOK BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LV (Channel 4; TOKSOOK BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07SA (Channel 7; TANUNAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09SW (Channel 9; TANUNAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Within The Village Of Toksook Bay (Lat: 60.532500 Lon: -165.103889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.6 m, Overall height: 19.8 m, Call Sign: WPOJ849
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, Grant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 06/30/2019, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Telecommunications Law Professionals Pllc, 1025 Connecticut Avenue, Nw Suite 1011, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 789-3120, Fax: (202) 789-3112, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Signature On File, Within Village Of (Lat: 60.531667 Lon: -165.106111), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Unicom Inc, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 561-1674
  • David H Heimke, Within The Village Of Toksook Bay (Lat: 60.532500 Lon: -165.103889), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 18.6 m, Registrant: United Utilities, Inc., Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 273-5289
  • David H Heimke, Within The Village Of Toksook Bay (Lat: 60.532500 Lon: -165.103889), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 18.6 m, Registrant: United Utilities, Inc., Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 273-5289
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Village Of Toksook Bay (Lat: 60.532389 Lon: -165.106889), Type: 19.8, Structure height: 02050 m, Overall height: 15.2 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (800) 770-8725
  • Within Village Of (Lat: 60.531667 Lon: -165.106111), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Unicom Inc, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (907) 561-1674

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 60.536750 Lon: -165.098861, Call Sign: WQJD230,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.812 MHz, 458.812 MHz, Grant Date: 08/27/2018, Expiration Date: 07/29/2028, Certifier: Harry Tulik, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E # 501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-5814, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers in this town)
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Toksook Bay, AK
  • 100.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Toksook Bay compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 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.

Toksook Bay on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people driving a car to work alone (population 500+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least cars per house, population 500+"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest percentage of English-only speaking households, population 500+"
  • #5 (99637) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scottish first ancestries"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
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