Wiseman, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 14.
Population change since 2000: -33.3%
Males: (22.2%)
Females: 11  (77.8%)
Median resident age:

42.6 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $33,349 (it was $23,750 in 2000)
Wiseman:

$33,349
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $13,667 (it was $8,211 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $33,747 (it was $26,300 in 2000)
Wiseman:

$33,747
AK:

$281,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Wiseman: 101.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%

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  • Races in Wiseman, AK (2019)
    • 666.7%White alone
    • 333.3%American Indian alone
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Latest news from Wiseman, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: Irish (100.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 78.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Wiseman, Alaska map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Wiseman CDP:

1.0% ($250)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (431.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2629.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Coldfoot, AK (3.6 miles),
Bettles, AK (7.2 miles),
Evansville, AK (7.3 miles),
Anaktuvuk Pass, AK (8.1 miles ),
Allakaket, AK (9.6 miles),
New Allakaket, AK (9.6 miles),
Alatna, AK (9.8 miles),
Venetie, AK (10.1 miles )

Latitude: 67.43 N, Longitude: 150.09 W

Distribution of house value in Wiseman, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.9%
Alaska:

8.1%

Average climate in Wiseman, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Wiseman-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2495% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 277.7 miles away from Wiseman center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 238.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 449.7 miles away from Wiseman center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 281.4 miles away from the city center
On 3/9/1985 at 14:08:04, a magnitude 6.2 (5.9 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.0 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from Wiseman center
On 8/21/2003 at 23:31:49, a magnitude 6.0 (5.2 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.5 MW, 6.0 ML) earthquake occurred 96.2 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (6) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Wiseman topographic map

Airports located in Wiseman:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Wiseman:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 190 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 432 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 432 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1609 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1612 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1633 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1635 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Nimiuk (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Larson Creek (A), Fay Creek (B), Cow Creek (C), Archibald Creek (D), Acme Creek (E), Hammond River (F), Minnie Creek (G), Nolan Creek (H), Wiseman Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

80.0%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Wiseman:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

For population 25 years and over in Wiseman:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 14.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

3.3
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Wiseman, AK (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.16% ($41,523 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Wiseman:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Wiseman:

  • K13TA (Channel 13; WISEMAN, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Wiseman fatal accident list:

Jun 9, 2008 04:20 PM, Sr-11 Dalton Highway, Lat: 66.735460, Lon: -150.685610, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 28, 2006 12:00 AM, Sr-11 Dalton Hwy., Lat: 67.227560, Lon: -150.269930, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.5mTotal length
  • 58Total average daily traffic
  • 90Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 191 Miles Nw Of Fairbanks (Lat: 67.405944 Lon: -150.110500), Call Sign: KNKM603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 459.650 MHz, Grant Date: 02/26/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2008, Registrant: At&t Corp., 2315 Salem Road, First Floor, H9, Conyers, GA 30013, Phone: (770) 602-2065, Fax: (770) 929-4454, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2662D, N2662D, N-2662D, Serial Number: 20814, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 01/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 11/22/1982
    Registrant (Individual): Jack L Reakoff, Wiseman Village, Wiseman, AK 99790
  • Aircraft: HICKER LEO P STOL CH701 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ULPOWER 350I (118 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 907LB, N907LB, N-907LB, Serial Number: 7-10575, Year manufactured: 2019, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/2019, Certificate Issue Date: 05/07/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Leo P Hicker, 8 Igloo St, Wiseman, AK 99790

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Wiseman, AK
  • 100.0%Wood


Wiseman compared to Alaska state average:

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