Tununak, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 327. Population change since 2000: +0.6%
Males: 180  (55.1%)
Females: 147  (44.9%)
Median resident age:  27.1 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99681.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $32,876 (it was $25,000 in 2000)
Tununak:

$32,876
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $10,714 (it was $7,653 in 2000)

Tununak CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $86,254 (it was $38,800 in 2000)
Tununak:

$86,254
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $116,583; Detached houses: $117,956

Median gross rent in 2015: $583.

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  • Races in Tununak, AK (2010)

    Tununak races chart
    • 30994.5%American Indian alone
    • 134.0%White alone
    • 51.5%Two or more races

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Tununak: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Scandinavian (1.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 60.5 square miles.

Population density: 5.4 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Tununak:

  • High school or higher: 81.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.6%
  • Unemployed: 19.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tununak CDP:

  • Never married: 61.1%
  • Now married: 31.9%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 3.7%
  • Divorced: 1.3%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Tununak, Alaska as of November 17, 2017.
The ratio of number of residents in Tununak to the number of sex offenders is 109 to 1.


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

Tununak CDP:  1.5% ($567)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (522.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2765.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Toksook Bay, AK (2.5 miles ), Nightmute, AK (3.9 miles ), Mertarvik, AK (5.5 miles) , Newtok, AK (5.7 miles ), Mekoryuk, AK (5.9 miles ), Chefornak, AK (6.7 miles ), Kipnuk, AK (7.8 miles ), Chevak, AK (8.1 miles ).

Latitude: 60.58 N, Longitude: 165.26 W

Area code: 907

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

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (30%)
  • Retail trade (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (19%)
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (6%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (14%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Community and social service occupations (4%)
  • Community and social service occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (9%)

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

Average climate in Tununak, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Tununak-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 347% 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).
Tununak topographic map

Birthplace of: Rita Pitka Blumenstein - Activist.

airports located in Tununak:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tununak:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 520 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 520 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 625 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1851 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Peninsula College (about 1853 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Western Washington University (about 1854 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1874 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Tununak:

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Notable location: Yukon Kuskokwim Health Tununak Clinic (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Rivers: Tununak River (A), Ikalugtulik River (B). Display/hide their locations 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: 32.9%
(45.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for American Indian residents, 80.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  3.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  81.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  15.5%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.7
Alaska average:

10.2

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tununak 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:
Tununak:

45.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Tununak:

42.5%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

25.4%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Tununak:

10.0%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Tununak:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

36.8%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Tununak:

53.6%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Tununak:

79.8%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Tununak, 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 Tununak:

  • 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 Tununak:

  • K07SA (Channel 7; TANUNAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09SW (Channel 9; TANUNAK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11QG (Channel 11; TOKSOOK BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LV (Channel 4; TOKSOOK BAY, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 5m16ftTotal length
  • 50Total average daily traffic
  • 60Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Within Village Of (Lat: 60.582500 Lon: -165.261111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 10.7 m, Overall height: 14.6 m, Call Sign: WPOJ849
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant 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:

4
  • Signature On File, Within Village Of (Lat: 60.582500 Lon: -165.261111), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • Jon Duracinski, Near Village Of Tununak (Lat: 60.608667 Lon: -165.233139), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 35.4 m, Registrant: Phone: (Dur) aci-nski
  • David Heimke, Near Village Of Tununak (Lat: 60.608667 Lon: -165.233139), Type: 36.6, Overall height: 35.4 m, Registrant: Phone: (Dur) aci-nski
  • Within Village Of (Lat: 60.582500 Lon: -165.261111), Type: 14.6, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: 9075611674, Duracinski@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL7GHK, Grant Date: 10/13/1997, Expiration Date: 10/13/2007, Cancellation Date: 10/14/2009, Registrant: Henry G Hargreaves, Box 113, Tununak, AK 99681

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Other fuel (13%)

Tununak 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.
  • Renting percentage 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Tununak on our top lists:

  • #76 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #52 (99681) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Dutch 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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