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Population in 2012: 4,022 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.3%
 

Males: 2,115  (52.6%)
Females: 1,907  (47.4%)

Median resident age:  36.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99686.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $77,938 (it was $66,532 in 2000)
Valdez:

$77,938
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,881

Valdez city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $177,309 (it was $129,100 in 2000)
Valdez:

$177,309
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,031; Detached houses: $190,875; Townhouses or other attached units: $194,435; In 2-unit structures: $326,348; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $219,856; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $104,431; Mobile homes: $51,318; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $54,330

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,111.

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  • White alone - 2,959 (74.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 409 (10.3%)
  • Hispanic - 280 (7.1%)
  • Two or more races - 207 (5.2%)
  • Other race alone - 70 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 18 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.3%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 7 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Valdez: 110.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (15.9%), English (9.8%), Irish (8.9%), French (3.6%), Scottish (3.4%), Swedish (3.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 222.0 square miles.

Population density: 18 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Valdez:

  • High school or higher: 92.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Valdez city:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 51.7%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 3.0%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

157 residents are foreign born (1.7% Europe, 1.6% Asia).

This city:  4.0%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Valdez, Alaska as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Valdez to the number of sex offenders is 1,006 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,822 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,064 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (115.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2242.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tatitlek, AK (4.7 miles) , Cordova, AK (6.7 miles ), Tonsina, AK (7.3 miles) , Willow Creek, AK (7.7 miles ), Nelchina, AK (7.8 miles) , Kenny Lake, AK (7.8 miles ), Eureka Roadhouse, AK (7.9 miles) , Mendeltna, AK (8.1 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 32 buildings, average cost: $176,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $171,400
  • 1999: 21 buildings, average cost: $119,500
  • 2000: 32 buildings, average cost: $134,500
  • 2001: 29 buildings, average cost: $151,000
  • 2002: 11 buildings, average cost: $142,400
  • 2003: 19 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2004: 10 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2005: 13 buildings, average cost: $198,100
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $177,300
  • 2007: 21 buildings, average cost: $128,700
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $118,900
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $235,000
  • 2010: 13 buildings, average cost: $224,100
  • 2011: 9 buildings, average cost: $210,300
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $62,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 61.12 N, Longitude: 146.31 W

Area code: 907

Valdez household income distribution Valdez home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Valdez by Year
Type 2001 2002 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 001200
per 100,000 0.00.026.652.80.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 3218181114
per 100,000 73.448.3479.0475.4271.9343.1
Burglaries 3181467
per 100,000 73.424.1212.9369.8148.3171.5
Thefts 951886997099
per 100,000 2324.4434.42288.52614.91730.12425.9
Auto thefts 509665
per 100,000 122.30.0239.5158.5148.3122.5
Arson 120200
per 100,000 24.548.30.052.80.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.0) 122.028.6241.5279.2145.1186.6

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Crime rate in Valdez detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (11 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.70
Alaska average:

1.76

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Valdez, Alaska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -75 (-1.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Wholesale trade (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Information (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Information (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Management of companies and enterprises (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Engineers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Child care workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Valdez, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Valdez-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 1216% 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 44.8 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 7/12/1983 at 15:10:03, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.3 MS, 6.4 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 38.7 miles away from Valdez center
On 9/7/1983 at 19:22:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MS) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1973 at 10:59:36, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.3 MS, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 21.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/6/1995 at 04:04:58, a magnitude 5.6 (5.3 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.6 ML, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 59.8 miles away from Valdez center
On 3/1/2000 at 23:05:14, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.5 MW, 5.3 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi) earthquake occurred 58.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Birthplace of: William A. Egan - (Dem.) 1970-1974.


Hospitals/medical centers in Valdez:

  • PROVIDENCE VALDEZ MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Local, provides emergency services, PO BOX 550)
  • VALDEZ COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, 911 MEALS AVENUE (P O BOX 550))
  • PROVIDENCE VALDEZ MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 911 MEALS AVENUE)

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Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Valdez:


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Local government website: www.ci.valdez.ak.us

College/University in Valdez:

  • Prince William Sound Community College (Full-time enrollment: 93; Location: 303 Lowe Street; Public; Website: www.pwscc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Valdez:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 118 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 263 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1261 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1264 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1285 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1312 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1319 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high schools in Valdez:

Public elementary/middle schools in Valdez:

See full list of schools located in Valdez, School District: CHUGACH SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Valdez:

  • VALDEZ CONSORTIUM LIBRARY (Operating income: $367,400; Location: 212 FAIRBANKS STREET; 45,074 books; 5,709 audio materials; 3,857 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 136 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Valdez: McIntosh (A), Comfort (B), Johnson Mill (C), Cliff Mine (D), Station Number One (E), Dayville (F), Smith Mill (G), Valdez Marine Terminal (H), Camp Bowie (I), Middle Rock Light (J), Valdez Fire Department Station 3 (K), Valdez Fire Department Station 1 (L), Valdez Fire Department Station 4 (M), Alyeska Pipeline Service Company Fire and Rescue (N), Valdez Public Health Center - South Central Region (O), Chugachmiut Tribal Organization Valdez Native Tribe Clinic (P). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Crater Lake (A), Deep Lake (B), Robe Lake (C), Solomon Lake (D), Solomon Gulch Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Brevier Creek (A), Brown Creek (B), Cameron Creek (C), Canyon Slough (D), Browns Creek (E), Valdez Glacier Stream (F), Wood Creek (G), Uno Creek (H), Slater Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Valdez include: Jack Bay State Marine Park (1), Shoup Bay State Marine Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Valdez Museum & Historical Archives (217 Egan) (1), Maxine & Jesse Whitney Museum (300 Airport Road) (2), Thompson Pass Mount Chalet LLC (Ski & Helicopter Tours; Rich Highway) (3), Valdez Convention & Visitors Bureau (200 Chenega) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Valdez Harbor Inn (100 Harbor Drive) (1), Aspen Hotel (201 Meals) (2), Glen Mills Construction (113 Galena Drive) (3), Rugged River Guide CO (1465 Richardson Highway) (4), Totem Inn (144 East Egan Drive) (5), Glacier Sound Inn (210 Egan) (6), Valdez Airport Mancamp (324 Airport Road) (7), Sugarloaf Restaurant & Saloon (201 Meals) (8), Bear Creek (3181 Mi 2 Richardson Highway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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

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

VALDEZ WATER SYSTEM - MAIN (Address: 800 S SAWMILL ROAD , Population served: 4500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-26-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-26-1999)
VALDEZ SOUTHCENTRAL (Address: 800 S SAWMILL ROAD , Population served: 700, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-26-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-26-1999)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
VALDEZ ROBE RIVER S/D (Address: 800 S SAWMILL ROAD , Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and JUL-06-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-26-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-26-1999)
VALDEZ SOFTBALL FIELDS (Address: 800 S SAWMILL ROAD , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
VALDEZ GLACIER C/G (Address: 241 N HARBOR DRIVE , Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
ALEUTIAN VILLAGE TC (Population served: 175, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JUL-01-2004 and JAN-21-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-21-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2003 and JAN-21-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-29-2004 to JAN-21-2005)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2001 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2002)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-2000 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and OCT-02-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2002)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 32 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
EAGLE CREST CONDOS (Population served: 72, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between OCT-01-2000 and NOV-06-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-06-2001)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and JUN-14-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (JUN-14-2000)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1997 and JAN-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-1999)
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-1996 and JAN-1999, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-29-1999)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TIEKEL RIVER LODGE (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 18 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Valdez that have no violations reported:

  • GILPATRICK HOTEL CHITNA INC (Population served: 66, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.5%
(6.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 10.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Valdez, AK

People in group quarters in Valdez in 2010:

  • 80 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 21 people in college/university student housing
  • 17 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 10 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 2 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities

People in group quarters in Valdez in 2000:

  • 35 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 11 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 5 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Valdez compared to Alaska state average:

Valdez, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.


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Banks with branches in Valdez (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Valdez Branch at 337 Egan Drive, branch established on 1974/03/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • First National Bank Alaska: The Valdez Branch at 101 Egan, branch established on 1969/12/31. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,870.3 mil, Deposits: $1,931.3 mil, headquarters in Anchorage, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Valdez, Alaska:

  • Keystone Hotel, 401 Egan Dr, Valdez, AK 99686 , Phone: (907) 835-3851, Fax: (907) 835-5322
  • Valdez Airport Mancamp, 324 Valdez Airport Rd PO 2148, Valdez, AK 99686 , Phone: (907) 835-5990, Fax: (907) 835-3781
  • Valdez Village Inn, PO Box 365, Valdez, AK 99686 , Phone: (907) 835-4445, Fax: (907) 835-2437
  • Alaska Flower Forget-me-not, 606 S Waterfall, Valdez, AK 99686 , Phone: (907) 835-2717
  • Aspen Hotel, Valdez, 100 Meals Ave, Valdez, AK 99686 , Phone: (800) 478-4445, Fax: (907) 835-2437
  • Glacier Sound Inn, 210 Egan Dr, Valdez, AK 99686 , Phone: (907) 835-4485, Fax: (907) 835-4744
  • B/W Valdez Harbor Inn, 100 Fidalgo Dr, Valdez, AK 99686 , Phone: (907) 835-3434, Fax: (907) 835-2308
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Valdez, Alaska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Valdez travel time to work - commute


Valdez mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)

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Religion statistics for Valdez city (based on Valdez-Cordova Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 22.53%
Here22.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEvangelical Lutheran Church in America
Adherents29.0%16.2%15.1%8.4%8.4%
Congregations13.6%9.1%13.6%13.6%4.5%
NameAssemblies of GodChurch of the NazareneAmerican Baptist Churches in the USASeventh-Day Adventist ChurchOther
Adherents6.4%6.4%5.0%2.7%2.4%
Congregations13.6%9.1%4.5%9.1%9.1%
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: 8
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

12.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

31.8%
Alaska:

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 9$57,387$76,5160$0
Other Government Administration 2$10,789$64,7341$186
Police Protection - Officers 12$69,619$69,6190$0
Police - Other 6$22,105$44,2100$0
Firefighters 9$54,132$72,1767$332
Correction 9$36,772$49,0290$0
Streets and Highways 16$78,081$58,5610$0
Water Transport and Terminals 7$26,307$45,0980$0
Welfare 0$0 1$1,355
Health 1$4,158$49,8963$2,194
Hospitals 2$8,936$53,6161$525
Sewerage 6$29,172$58,3442$3,465
Parks and Recreation 9$34,483$45,97726$7,313
Housing and Community Development(Local) 4$19,490$58,4701$788
Water Supply 2$7,355$44,1301$1,366
Elementary and Secondary - Instruction 118$428,630$43,5890$0
Elementary and Secondary - Other Total 30$105,879$42,3522$2,561
Local Libraries 2$8,920$53,5204$5,535
Other and Unallocable 5$27,930$67,0322$2,037
Totals for Government 249$1,030,145$49,64651$27,657

Valdez government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $4,587,000 ($1140.48)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $91,000 ($22.63)
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $11,308,000 ($2811.54)
    Hospitals: $5,312,000 ($1320.74)
    Central Staff Services: $1,713,000 ($425.91)
    General - Other: $1,491,000 ($370.71)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,423,000 ($353.80)
    Regular Highways: $1,293,000 ($321.48)
    Police Protection: $1,196,000 ($297.36)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,071,000 ($266.29)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,035,000 ($257.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,001,000 ($248.88)
    Solid Waste Management: $665,000 ($165.34)
    General Public Buildings: $643,000 ($159.87)
    Financial Administration: $413,000 ($102.69)
    Sewerage: $363,000 ($90.25)
    Housing and Community Development: $355,000 ($88.26)
    Correctional Institutions: $351,000 ($87.27)
    Libraries: $289,000 ($71.85)
    Water Utilities: $285,000 ($70.86)
    Air Transportation: $236,000 ($58.68)
    Health - Other: $202,000 ($50.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,046,000 ($260.07)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Other Higher Education: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,084,000 ($518.15)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $250,000 ($62.16)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $21,000 ($5.22)
    Local Fire Protection: $16,000 ($3.98)
    Solid Waste Management: $15,000 ($3.73)
    Central Staff Services: $15,000 ($3.73)
    Parks and Recreation: $13,000 ($3.23)
    General Public Building: $11,000 ($2.73)
    Financial Administration: $7,000 ($1.74)
    Housing and Community Development: $4,000 ($0.99)
    Police Protection: $3,000 ($0.75)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.75)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($0.75)
    Correctional Institutions: $3,000 ($0.75)
    Health - Other: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,629,000 ($3885.88)

Valdez government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $5,312,000 ($1320.74)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,137,000 ($282.70)
    All Other: $463,000 ($115.12)
    Sewerage: $303,000 ($75.34)
    Air Transportation: $207,000 ($51.47)
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $153,000 ($38.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $55,000 ($13.67)
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,000 ($0.50)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $52,000 ($12.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $847,000 ($210.59)
    Sale of Property: $302,000 ($75.09)
    Donations From Private Sources: $123,000 ($30.58)
    Rents: $103,000 ($25.61)
    Fines and Forfeits: $37,000 ($9.20)
    General Revenue, NEC: $9,000 ($2.24)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $257,000 ($63.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $4,892,000 ($1216.31)
    All Other: $3,147,000 ($782.45)
  • Tax - Property: $29,070,000 ($7227.75)
    Other Selective Sales: $324,000 ($80.56)
    Other License: $41,000 ($10.19)

Valdez government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,924,000 ($5948.28)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,745,000 ($5903.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,000 ($44.51)

Valdez government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,215,000 ($1047.99)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,451,000 ($3592.99)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,530,000 ($4855.79)

9.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,139 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.68%
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  1.62% ($46,417 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.75% ($51,571)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($52,647)


11.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,243 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.33%
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  2.51% ($38,811 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.90% ($44,471)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.77% ($43,379)

Strongest AM radio stations in Valdez:

  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KVAK (1230 AM; 1 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: NORTH WAVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, 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.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Valdez:

  • K220AD (91.9 FM; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: ALASKA VILLAGE MISSIONS, INC.)
  • KVAK-FM (93.3 FM; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: NORTH WAVE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Valdez:

  • K09OT (Channel 9; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K15AI (Channel 15; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Valdez, Alaska:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 22
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 6
  • Fatalities: 19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Alaska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 136
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 149
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 364
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Valdez fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 18
Total length: 122 meters (400ft)
Total costs: $670,000
Total average daily traffic: 22,451
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,178
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 31,876

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 7
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 6
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Valdez, AK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Valdez)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Valdez, AK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 34 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 39 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 48 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Valdez)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 42 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Valdez)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 22
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Valdez


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Valdez, AK

Most common first names in Valdez, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George865.0 years
William562.0 years
Dorothy579.2 years
John555.2 years
Robert558.4 years
Charles461.0 years
James372.3 years
Frank375.0 years
David351.0 years
Kenneth347.3 years
Most common last names in Valdez, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Baird362.6 years
Johnson366.0 years
Miller337.3 years
Moore374.0 years
Nelson360.3 years
Whalen382.0 years
Gilson279.5 years
Crisp283.0 years
Anderson259.5 years
Irish253.5 years
Businesses in Valdez, AK
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1RadioShack1
FedEx3U-Haul1

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  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers"
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  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in homes for the physically handicapped"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Sales and related occupations:"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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