Yakutat, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 662. Population change since 2000: -2.6%
Males: 367  (55.5%)
Females: 295  (44.5%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99689.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $74,013 (it was $47,054 in 2000)
Yakutat:

$74,013
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $32,463 (it was $21,330 in 2000)

Yakutat CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $154,942 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Yakutat:

$154,942
AK:

$254,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $988.

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  • Races in Yakutat, AK (2013)

    Yakutat races chart
    • 23440.3%American Indian alone
    • 21436.9%White alone
    • 8614.8%Two or more races
    • 203.4%Black alone
    • 122.1%Hispanic
    • 81.4%Asian alone
    • 20.3%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Yakutat: 105.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (10.6%), German (7.7%), English (3.0%), Scottish (2.8%), Swedish (2.3%), Polish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 99.4 square miles.

Population density: 6.7 people per square mile   (very low).

Yakutat,AK real estate house value index trend

Yakutat, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Yakutat:

  • High school or higher: 93.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yakutat CDP:

  • Never married: 34.8%
  • Now married: 47.9%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 3.2%
  • Divorced: 13.2%

5 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.7%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,019 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,286 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (362.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2009.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mosquito Lake, AK (11.2 miles ), Covenant Life, AK (11.3 miles) , Klukwan, AK (11.6 miles) , Lutak, AK (12.0 miles) , Haines, AK (12.3 miles ), Elfin Cove, AK (12.3 miles) , Skagway, AK (12.4 miles ), Mud Bay, AK (12.5 miles) .

Latitude: 59.55 N, Longitude: 139.70 W

Area code: 907

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

5.7%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (16%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Public administration (34%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (15%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Yakutat, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Yakutat-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 445% 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 290.0 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 142.4 miles away from Yakutat 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 114.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/6/1988 at 22:35:38, a magnitude 7.8 (6.8 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.8 MW, 7.4 ML) earthquake occurred 192.6 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML) earthquake occurred 102.3 miles away from Yakutat 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 382.1 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)
Yakutat topographic map

Airports and other landing facilities located in Yakutat:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Yakutat:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 365 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 365 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 451 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1013 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1017 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1029 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1038 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Yakutat:

  • YAKUTAT SCHOOL (Students: 122, Location: 429 FOREST HIGHWAY, Grades: PK-12)
  • YAKUTAT HOME SCHOOL (Location: 429 FOREST HIGHWAY, Grades: KG-12)
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Notable locations in Yakutat: Yakutat Volunteer Fire Department (A), Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Yakutat Community Health Center (B), Yakutat Volunteer Emergency Medical Services and Rescue (C), Ocean Cape Light (D), Khantaak Light (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Summit Lake (A), Summit Lakes (B), Aka Lake (C), Ankau Saltchucks (D), Kardy Lake (E), Lake Redfield (F), Laguna de la Frezas (G), Rocky Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: West Fork Situk River (A), Humpback Creek (B), Onklat Creek (C), Ophir Creek (D), T'awat Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Khantaak Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Glacier Bear Lodge (Po Box 303) (1), Kingfisher Cove Vacation Rentals (Po Box 254) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.3%
(1.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.3% for American Indian residents, 10.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported
18 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.3
Alaska average:

10.4

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Yakutat CDP (based on Yakutat City and Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Other601
Evangelical Protestant531
Catholic501
Mainline Protestant--
None499-
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: 2
Yakutat City and Borough:

29.37 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yakutat City and Borough:

28.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Yakutat:

42.5%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.6
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Yakutat:

21.7%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.4%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.2%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Yakutat:

53.1%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Yakutat:

80.4%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Yakutat, AK Residents

9.35% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,600 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

12.61% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($41,143 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.61%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Strongest AM radio stations in Yakutat:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU 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.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Yakutat:

  • K211BY (90.1 FM; YAKUTAT, AK; Owner: RAVEN RADIO FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Yakutat:

  • K02ID (Channel 2; YAKUTAT, AK; Owner: YUKUTAT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • K09UA (Channel 9; YAKUTAT, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Yakutat fatal accident list:

Sep 23, 2004 06:02 PM, Lost River Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 2, Drunken persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 44m144ftTotal length
  • 1,558Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,175Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 51980-1989
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Yakutat, AK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Yakutat)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Highway Maintenance Bldg Airport (Lat: 59.509694 Lon: -139.670000), Call Sign: KZO357, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0400 MHz, 47.1600 MHzGrant Date: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 05/14/2025Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Fish & Wildlife Protection Ofc (Lat: 59.558028 Lon: -139.721111), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: KWB352, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.23140 MHz, 4.46140 MHz, 5.19640 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 12/02/2022Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 784-3220
  • Fish & Game Ofc (Lat: 59.516917 Lon: -139.676667), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WZN588, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.26540 MHz, 4.46140 MHz, 5.19640 MHz, 7.48140 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Alsek River Fish & Game Ofc (Lat: 59.183306 Lon: -138.476722), Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WNAQ533, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.26540 MHz, 3.23140 MHz, 4.46140 MHz, 5.19640 MHzGrant Date: 05/28/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Fish & Game Ofc (Lat: 59.516917 Lon: -139.676667), Structure height: 6 m, Call Sign: WQV408, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.23140 MHz, 4.56140 MHzGrant Date: 03/23/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 784-3255
  • Fish & Wildlife Protection Ofc (Lat: 59.558028 Lon: -139.721111), Call Sign: KNAP986
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz, 155.550 MHzGrant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/06/2021Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

23 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Yakutat)

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

YAKUTAT PWS (Population served: 740, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-30-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (3 times from APR-06-2011 to NOV-30-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-07-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-09-2010)
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 25 regular monitoring violations
  • 19 other older monitoring violations
GLACIER BEAR LODGE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
LEONARDS LANDING & LDG. (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
YAKUTAT LODGE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1
Most common first names in Yakutat, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George473.3 years
John477.5 years
Edith383.3 years
Carol250.0 years
Elizabeth276.0 years
Charles267.5 years
Harry280.4 years
Jennie280.5 years
Kenneth274.4 years
Mary261.5 years
Most common last names in Yakutat, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Bremner579.0 years
Henniger366.0 years
Milton374.7 years
Williams370.0 years
Henry281.6 years
Howard247.5 years
Jackson281.5 years
Hansen262.5 years
Johnson280.5 years
Long275.4 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Wood (14%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Utility gas (4%)

Yakutat compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 12 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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