Tuluksak, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 373. Population change since 2000: -12.9%
Males: 197  (53.1%)
Females: 176  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  24.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99679.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $23,483 (it was $31,563 in 2000)
Tuluksak:

$23,483
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $7,198 (it was $7,132 in 2000)

Tuluksak CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $151,399 (it was $33,000 in 2000)
Tuluksak:

$151,399
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $169,553; Detached houses: $171,550

Median gross rent in 2015: $482.

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  • Races in Tuluksak, AK (2010)

    Tuluksak races chart
    • 35494.9%American Indian alone
    • 154.0%White alone
    • 30.8%Two or more races
    • 10.3%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tuluksak: 111.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 3.05 square miles.

Population density: 122 people per square mile   (very low).

Tuluksak, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Tuluksak:

  • High school or higher: 74.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 16.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tuluksak CDP:

  • Never married: 45.2%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 0.3%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.9%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 8 registered sex offenders living in Tuluksak, Alaska as of November 21, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Tuluksak to the number of sex offenders is 47 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Tuluksak CDP:  1.5% ($480)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (373.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2645.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Akiak, AK (4.0 miles ), Akiachak, AK (4.5 miles ), Kwethluk, AK (5.1 miles ), Lower Kalskag, AK (5.9 miles ), Bethel, AK (5.9 miles ), Upper Kalskag, AK (6.1 miles ), Oscarville, AK (6.2 miles) , Napaskiak, AK (6.2 miles ).

Latitude: 61.10 N, Longitude: 160.96 W

Area code: 907

Tuluksak household income distribution Tuluksak home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (49%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Utilities (7%)
  • Construction (2%)
  • Information (2%)
  • Educational services (59%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (4%)
  • Retail trade (2%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Community and social service occupations (49%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (2%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (37%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (4%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (4%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Tuluksak: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Tuluksak, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tuluksak-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 503% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 445.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 374.9 miles away from Tuluksak center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 383.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 456.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 410.3 miles away from Tuluksak center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 325.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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).
Tuluksak topographic map

airports located in Tuluksak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tuluksak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 371 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 372 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 487 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1714 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1718 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1718 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1738 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Tuluksak:

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Library in Tuluksak:

  • TULUKSAK SCHOOL/COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $33,350; Location: PHILLIP STREET; 8,320 books; 400 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable location: Yukon Kuskokwim Health Tuluksak Clinic (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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 74.7%
(15.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 76.0% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  4.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.6%
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: 2.2% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.1
Alaska average:

10.2

Tuluksak travel time to work - commute Tuluksak mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tuluksak CDP (based on Bethel Census Area data)

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
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

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.
State:

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

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

43.6%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.2%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Tuluksak:

26.8%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tuluksak:

8.7%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tuluksak:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Tuluksak:

31.8%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Tuluksak:

52.2%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.8%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tuluksak, AK Residents

6.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,912 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.15%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.51% ($36,474 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.54% ($37,214)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($24,423)


6.33% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.33%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.15% ($42,486 average AGI)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.50% ($32,615)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.37% ($52,053)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tuluksak:

  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tuluksak:

  • K11RE (Channel 11; TULUKSAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K08ID (Channel 8; TULUKSAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3
  • Within The Village Of Tuluksak (Lat: 61.098694 Lon: -160.958889), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WPON879
    Assigned Frequencies: 869.040 MHz, 824.040 MHz, 890.010 MHz, 845.010 MHzGrant Date: 04/06/2010, Expiration Date: 04/25/2020, 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:
  • Within The Village Of Tuluksak (Lat: 61.098694 Lon: -160.958889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: KNKR275
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/2016, Expiration Date: 10/01/2025, 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:
  • Within The Village Of Tuluksak (Lat: 61.098694 Lon: -160.958889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQWV601
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 12/02/2015, Expiration Date: 02/02/2016, Cancellation Date: 03/19/2016, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gic Communication Corp, 2550 Denalil Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • David H Heimke, Within The Village Of Tuluksak (Lat: 61.098694 Lon: -160.958889), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 44.5 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jon Duracinski, Within The Village Of Tuluksak (Lat: 61.098694 Lon: -160.958889), Type: 45.7, Overall height: 44.5 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • TULUKSAK, In The Village Of (Lat: 61.097944 Lon: -160.961194), Overall height: 31.7 m, Call Sign: WPNI270
    Assigned Frequencies: 6726.25 MHzGrant Date: 02/21/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 01/21/2011Registrant: United Utilities Inc, 5450 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99518, Phone: (907) 273-5280, Fax: (907) 273-5315, Email:
  • Tuluksak, Within The Village Of Tuluksak (Lat: 61.098694 Lon: -160.958889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 44.5 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WQEA796, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 6034.15 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6725.00 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6123.10 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 11/24/2015, Expiration Date: 12/15/2025, Certifier: Jimmy R SipesRegistrant: United2, LLC

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Tuluksak Airport (Lat: 61.096750 Lon: -160.968417), Overall height: 5 m, Call Sign: WJZ5, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.200 MHz, 131.300 MHzGrant Date: 09/04/2001, Expiration Date: 08/27/2006, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2006Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

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

TULUKSAK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 373, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-01-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from MAR-11-2013 to OCT-01-2013)
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 123 regular monitoring violations
  • 38 other older monitoring violations
Most common first names in Tuluksak, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John473.7 years
David360.3 years
Martha368.7 years
Peter273.5 years
Most common last names in Tuluksak, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Alexie578.0 years
Andrew377.3 years
Lott347.7 years
Napoka373.4 years
Fly275.5 years
Liskey261.0 years
Noah277.5 years
Wassilie265.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Wood (46%)

Tuluksak compared to Alaska state average:

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

Tuluksak on our top lists:

  • #65 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #34 (99679) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian 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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