Tyonek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 171. Population change since 2000: -11.4%
Males: 93  (54.6%)
Females: 78  (45.4%)
Median resident age:  33.6 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,923 (it was $26,667 in 2000)
Tyonek:

$36,923
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $21,298 (it was $11,261 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $82,936 (it was $29,600 in 2000)
Tyonek:

$82,936
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $170,085; Detached houses: $170,085

Median gross rent in 2012: $615.

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  • American Indian alone - 149 (87.1%)
  • Hispanic - 9 (5.3%)
  • White alone - 7 (4.1%)
  • Two or more races - 6 (3.5%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Tyonek: 106.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 67.6 square miles.

Population density: 2.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Tyonek, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Tyonek:

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 1.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 27.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tyonek CDP:

  • Never married: 50.2%
  • Now married: 22.0%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 4.0%
  • Divorced: 21.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Tyonek, Alaska as of July 05, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tyonek to the number of sex offenders is 86 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $199 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (49.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2365.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Beluga, AK (2.4 miles) , Point Possession, AK (4.5 miles) , Nikiski, AK (4.9 miles ), Salamatof, AK (5.7 miles ), Kenai, AK (5.9 miles ), Ridgeway, AK (6.2 miles ), Sterling, AK (6.3 miles ), Soldotna, AK (6.3 miles ).

Latitude: 61.06 N, Longitude: 151.23 W

Area code: 907

Tyonek household income distribution Tyonek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (34%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (14%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Utilities (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Retail trade (4%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (18%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (9%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (23%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Average climate in Tyonek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Tyonek-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 826% 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 120.7 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 205.1 miles away from Tyonek center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 203.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 286.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 336.0 miles away from Tyonek center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 279.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports and heliports located in Tyonek:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tyonek:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 48 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 48 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 284 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1404 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1408 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1413 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1428 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Tyonek:

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Notable locations in Tyonek: Tyonek Volunteer Fire and Rescue Squad (A), Indian Creek Health Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Second Lake (A), Spring Water Lakes (B), Third Lake (C), Chikdashla Bena (D), K'qalt'ats'a Bena (E), K'chanli Bena (F), Q'atl'uhghulqet' Bena (G), K'etnu Ka'a Bena (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Tyonek Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Kenai Peninsula Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

TYONEK WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 199, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-11-2011)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In NOV-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-17-2006)
  • 6 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-13-2014 to JUN-24-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-13-2014 to JUN-24-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from AUG-15-2013 to JUN-24-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from AUG-15-2013 to JUN-24-2014)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-13-2014 to JUN-24-2014)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 56 regular monitoring violations
  • 30 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 30.2%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Tyonek compared to Alaska state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (51%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Tyonek CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here: 27.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
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: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Tyonek:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Tyonek fatal accident list:

Dec 23, 2010 09:44 PM, Pumphouse Road, B Street, Lat: 61.06943, Lon: -151.14298, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 22, 1988 03:20 AM, A Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • John E Monday, Lot 1, U.S.S. 4540, Located Within Section 3, Township 12n, Range 10w (Lat: 61.164778 Lon: -151.043806), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • JOHN E MONDAY, Lot 1, U.S.S. 4540, Located Within Section 3, Township 12n, Range 10w (Lat: 61.164778 Lon: -151.043806), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, Lot 1, U.S.S. 4540, Located Within Section 3, Township 12n, Range 10w (Lat: 61.164778 Lon: -151.043806), Type: 48.8, Overall height: 48.8 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, S3, T12n, R10w (Lat: 61.164778 Lon: -151.043806), Type: 50.3, Overall height: 50.3 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, S3, T12n, R10w (Lat: 61.164778 Lon: -151.043806), Type: 50.3, Overall height: 50.3 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Lg5201@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, S3, T12n, R10w (Lat: 61.164778 Lon: -151.043806), Type: 50.3, Overall height: 50.3 m
    Registrant: 4692297471, Fccmw@att.Com, 5601 LEGACY DRIVE, MS: A-3
  • John E Monday, S3, T12n, R10w (Lat: 61.164778 Lon: -151.043806), Type: 50.3, Structure height: 02122 m, Overall height: 50.3 m
    Registrant: 9722347003, Fccmw@att.Com, 2200 N. GREENVILLE AVE., 1W, Phone: (You) ngb-lood

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Well Site 224-23 232-26 (Lat: 61.197222 Lon: -151.022222), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WFH280
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 05/26/2014
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications, Inc, Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • Well Site 214-26 (Lat: 61.182222 Lon: -151.034722), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNGI690
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 05/13/2014
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • Well Site 233-27 (Lat: 61.184722 Lon: -151.046944), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WNHA788
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.250 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/04/2004, Expiration Date: 05/13/2014
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • Offshore Platform 7 Mi Ene (Lat: 61.076111 Lon: -150.950556), Type: Tower, Structure height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPDM348
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.225 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/03/2003, Expiration Date: 10/13/2013
    Registrant: North Slope Telecom, Inc., 2020 E. Dowling Rd., Ste. 3, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 562-4693, Fax: (907) 562-0818, Email:
  • Beluga River Arco Camp (Lat: 61.175000 Lon: -151.035833), Structure height: 43 m, Call Sign: WPFC324
    Assigned Frequencies: 452.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/27/2004, Expiration Date: 06/15/2014
    Registrant: Conocophillips Communications Inc., Bartlesville, OK 74005-3338, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:
  • Granite Point Tank Farm 10 Mi Sw (Lat: 61.017500 Lon: -151.421417), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WXC971
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.8600 MHz, 48.9000 MHz, 49.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/21/2003, Expiration Date: 09/20/2013, Certifier: William B Jacks Jr
    Registrant: Hilcorp Energy Company, 1201 Louisiana, Ste 1400, Houston, TX 77002, Phone: (713) 209-2400, Email:
  • Offshore Cook Inlet 7 Mi Ene (Lat: 61.076667 Lon: -150.948333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 40 m, Call Sign: WPTU739
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.925 MHz, 451.925 MHz, 451.925 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2011, Expiration Date: 12/18/2021, Certifier: Gary N Gompf
    Registrant: Conocophillips, Bartlesville, OK 74005, Phone: (918) 661-3338, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108-1 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8708K , Serial Number: 108-1708, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 08/08/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Don V Puckett, C/O Bob Bartlett School, Tyonek, AK 99682, Other Owners: Erna Jane Puckett

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