Upper Kalskag, Alaska

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Population in 2014: 221 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.9%
 
Males: 103  (46.7%)
Females: 118  (53.3%)
Median resident age:  23.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years

Zip codes: 99607.

Estimated median household income in 2015: $37,232 (it was $28,333 in 2000)
Upper Kalskag:

$37,232
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $11,356 (it was $7,859 in 2000)

Upper Kalskag city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $165,002 (it was $129,200 in 2000)
Upper Kalskag:

$165,002
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $168,548; Detached houses: $170,533

Median gross rent in 2015: $989.

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  • Races in Upper Kalskag, AK (2010)

    Upper Kalskag races chart
    • 17181.4%American Indian alone
    • 2311.0%Two or more races
    • 146.7%White alone
    • 10.5%Black alone
    • 10.5%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Upper Kalskag: 108.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 3.78 square miles.

Population density: 58 people per square mile   (very low).

Upper Kalskag, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Upper Kalskag:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.2%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Upper Kalskag city:

  • Never married: 45.4%
  • Now married: 39.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 7.9%
  • Divorced: 3.6%

5 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.8%
Alaska:

7.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2015: $208 (0.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (350.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2639.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Lower Kalskag, AK (1.5 miles ), Aniak, AK (5.0 miles ), Chuathbaluk, AK (5.9 miles) , Tuluksak, AK (6.1 miles ), Russian Mission, AK (6.1 miles ), Holy Cross, AK (7.0 miles ), Akiak, AK (7.3 miles ), Akiachak, AK (7.6 miles ).

Latitude: 61.54 N, Longitude: 160.32 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Upper Kalskag household income distribution Upper Kalskag home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

13.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +57 (+32.9%).
Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (33%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Information (6%)
  • Public administration (36%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (24%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (18%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Upper Kalskag, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Upper Kalskag-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 523% 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 422.6 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 340.0 miles away from Upper Kalskag 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 423.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 390.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 435.2 miles away from Upper Kalskag center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 335.6 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).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Upper Kalskag:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 348 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 349 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 452 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1700 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1703 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1706 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1724 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Upper Kalskag:

Public elementary/middle school in Upper Kalskag:

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Notable locations in Upper Kalskag: Upper Kalskag Volunteer Fire Department (A), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Catherine Alexie Health Clinic (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: 18.3%
(21.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  3.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  73.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.6
Alaska average:

10.2

Upper Kalskag travel time to work - commute Upper Kalskag mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Upper Kalskag city (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:
Upper Kalskag:

45.2%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Upper Kalskag:

29.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

29.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.6%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Upper Kalskag:

36.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Upper Kalskag:

51.3%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Upper Kalskag:

81.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Upper Kalskag, 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
Other Government Administration 2$10,682$64,0926$3,096
Electric Power 0$0 2$2,670
Other and Unallocable 2$6,076$36,4560$0
Totals for Government 4$16,758$50,2748$5,766

Upper Kalskag government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $34,000 ($153.85)
    Health Services - Other: $17,000 ($76.92)
    Water Utilities: $12,000 ($54.30)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($27.15)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($9.05)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $45,000 ($203.62)

Upper Kalskag government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $22,000 ($99.55)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $16,000 ($72.40)
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $31,000 ($140.27)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($4.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $37,000 ($167.42)
    All Other: $18,000 ($81.45)

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 Upper Kalskag:

  • 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)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • 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)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Upper Kalskag:

  • K09TR (Channel 9; KALSKAG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K11RF (Channel 11; KALSKAG, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

2
  • David Heimke, Within The Village Of Upper Kalskag (Lat: 61.563167 Lon: -160.315972), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 35.4 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET
  • David Heimke, Within The Village Of Upper Kalskag (Lat: 61.563167 Lon: -160.315972), Type: 36.5, Overall height: 35.4 m, Registrant: 9072735280, Dheimke@uui-Alaska.Com, 5450 A STREET

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Kalskag Hill, Within The Village Of Upper Kalskag (Lat: 61.563167 Lon: -160.315972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 35.4 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQDZ865, Licensee ID: L00045569
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6805.00 MHz, 6815.00 MHz, 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, 6315.84 MHz... (+13 more)Grant Date: 11/24/2015, Expiration Date: 12/09/2025, Certifier: Jon DuracinskiRegistrant: United Utilities, Inc.

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75%)
  • Wood (24%)

Upper Kalskag compared to Alaska state average:

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