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Toksook Bay: Jan 31 2004, West of Toksook Bay
 

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Population in 2012: 615 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +15.6%
 

Males: 326  (53.1%)
Females: 289  (46.9%)

Median resident age:  21.1 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99637.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $52,746 (it was $30,208 in 2000)
Toksook Bay:

$52,746
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,113

Toksook Bay city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $204,198 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Toksook Bay:

$204,198
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $176,042; Detached houses: $176,042

Median gross rent in 2012: $742.

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  • American Indian alone - 543 (92.0%)
  • White alone - 26 (4.4%)
  • Two or more races - 12 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 6 (1.0%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Toksook Bay: 108.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Scottish (1.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 33.1 square miles.

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




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For population 25 years and over in Toksook Bay:

  • High school or higher: 69.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 24.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 4.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Toksook Bay city:

  • Never married: 56.3%
  • Now married: 38.2%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 1.1%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Toksook Bay, Alaska as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Toksook Bay to the number of sex offenders is 51 to 1.


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

Toksook Bay household income distribution Toksook Bay home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +110 (+26.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (31%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Educational services (38%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (14%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Information (2%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Plant and system operators (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (22%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (21%)
  • Cashiers (12%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)

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Airports located in Toksook Bay:


Local government website: www.toksookbayalaska.com

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

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 516 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 622 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1846 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1849 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1869 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1893 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1897 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.3%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.6% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Toksook Bay, AK

Toksook Bay compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage above 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 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


Toksook Bay travel time to work - commute


Toksook Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (93%)
  • Wood (7%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.89%
Here47.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMoravian Church in AmericaOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents46.2%27.9%20.1%2.5%3.3%
Congregations18.6%41.9%20.9%4.7%14.0%
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bethel Census Area:

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
State:

27.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$2,328$13,9681$496
Other Government Administration 1$1,636$19,6325$1,050
Police - Other 1$2,800$33,6000$0
Solid Waste Management 1$946$11,3520$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$198
Other and Unallocable 1$1,710$20,5201$1,018
Totals for Government 6$9,420$18,8408$2,762

Toksook Bay government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - General: $105,000 ($170.73)
  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $125,000 ($203.25)
    Sewerage: $56,000 ($91.06)
    Electric Utilities: $32,000 ($52.03)
    General - Other: $26,000 ($42.28)
    Water Utilities: $24,000 ($39.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $11,000 ($17.89)
    Central Staff Services: $10,000 ($16.26)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($8.13)
    Police Protection: $4,000 ($6.50)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,000 ($1.63)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $167,000 ($271.54)

Toksook Bay government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $94,000 ($152.85)
    Sewerage: $26,000 ($42.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000 ($53.66)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $73,000 ($118.70)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $11,000 ($17.89)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($60.16)
    All Other: $19,000 ($30.89)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $23,000 ($37.40)

Toksook Bay government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $20,000 ($32.52)

6.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.58% ($27,013 average AGI)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.49% ($19,167)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.22% ($25,000)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.34% ($37,402 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.72% ($38,333)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.46% ($27,783)

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: Steve Hamlen
    Registrant: Gci, 2550 Denali Street, Suite, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • Signature On File, Within Village Of (Lat: 60.531667 Lon: -165.106111), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m
    Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • David H Heimke, Within The Village Of Toksook Bay (Lat: 60.532500 Lon: -165.103889), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 18.6 m
    Registrant: 9072735289, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • David H Heimke, Within The Village Of Toksook Bay (Lat: 60.532500 Lon: -165.103889), Type: 19.8, Overall height: 18.6 m
    Registrant: 9072735289, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Within Village Of (Lat: 60.531667 Lon: -165.106111), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m
    Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 60.536750 Lon: -165.098861, Call Sign: WQJD230
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.812 MHz, 458.812 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/29/2008, Expiration Date: 07/29/2018, Certifier: Harry Tulik
    Registrant: National License Corp., 9050 Briarclift Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46256, Phone: (317) 849-5866, Fax: (317) 841-3328, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

7
  • Block 6 Lot 7b Along Deschout Rd (Lat: 60.525889 Lon: -165.108972), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: KLU780
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/18/1996, Expiration Date: 09/18/2001, Cancellation Date: 02/17/2002
    Registrant: James R Charlie Sr, Toksook Bay, AK 99637-0012
  • 200 Bay View (Lat: 60.531167 Lon: -165.113139), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: KWO48, Licensee ID: L00353170
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.18340 MHz, 3.19740 MHz, 3.25940 MHz, 5.16890 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/06/2001, Expiration Date: 06/17/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2011
    Registrant: Joseph Henry, Toksook Bay, AK 99637
  • Toksook Bay (Lat: 60.532556 Lon: -165.118972), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WHG536, Licensee ID: L00021784
    Assigned Frequencies: 4.12640 MHz, 6.22540 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/25/1995, Expiration Date: 12/14/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Larry John, Box 37047, Toksook Bay, AK 99637-9999
  • Near (Lat: 60.532528 Lon: -165.535611), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: WHU472, Licensee ID: L00021784
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 2.09790 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 4.12640 MHz, 6.22540 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/27/1997, Expiration Date: 11/19/2001, Cancellation Date: 04/21/2002
    Registrant: Larry John, Box 37047, Toksook Bay, AK 99637
  • Nelson Island (Lat: 60.532556 Lon: -165.118972), Type: Pole, Call Sign: WHW763, Licensee ID: L00627645
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/03/2004, Expiration Date: 03/18/2014
    Registrant: David B Tim, Toksook Bay, AK 99637, Phone: (907) 427-7346
  • 1 Duchout St (Lat: 60.532833 Lon: -165.114250), Type: Building, Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WHX218, Licensee ID: L00015560
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.800 MHz, 156.900 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/26/2003, Expiration Date: 02/08/2014
    Registrant: Clarence J Dull, 1 Duchout St, Toksook Bay, AK 99637-7044
  • 115 B St (Lat: 60.545056 Lon: -165.102306), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WQX660, Licensee ID: L00842118
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.500 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/2004, Expiration Date: 04/06/2014
    Registrant: Willie Charlie, 115 B St, Toksook Bay, AK 99637, Phone: (907) 427-7420



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