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Population in 2010: 662. Population change since 2000: -2.6%
Males: 343  (51.9%)
Females: 319  (48.1%)

Median resident age:  39.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99689.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $69,444 (it was $47,054 in 2000)
Yakutat:

$69,444
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,663

Yakutat CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $152,891 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Yakutat:

$152,891
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $149,504; Detached houses: $164,538; Townhouses or other attached units: $415,743; Mobile homes: $69,137; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $31,008

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,000.

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  • White alone - 268 (40.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 235 (35.5%)
  • Two or more races - 101 (15.3%)
  • Asian alone - 27 (4.1%)
  • Hispanic - 17 (2.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 12 (1.8%)
  • Black alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Yakutat: 110.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (8.3%), German (5.8%), English (3.6%), Swedish (2.8%), Scottish (2.6%), Norwegian (2.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 99.4 square miles.

Population density: 6.7 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Yakutat:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.9%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Yakutat CDP:

  • Never married: 38.0%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

17 residents are foreign born (0.7% Europe).

This place:  3.0%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Yakutat, Alaska as of August 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Yakutat to the number of sex offenders is 662 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $909 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,097 (0.7%)

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 July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (20%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Public administration (35%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (16%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Plant and system operators (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)

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

Average climate in Yakutat, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Yakutat-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 270% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1983 at 03:25:17, a magnitude 6.0 (6.0 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.9 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 72.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2007 at 15:49:33, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.3 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 91.1 miles away from Yakutat center
On 5/2/2000 at 23:59:17, a magnitude 5.4 (5.3 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.3 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 17.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/11/2005 at 21:00:23, a magnitude 5.5 (5.3 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.5 MW, Depth: 9.3 mi) earthquake occurred 40.6 miles away from the city center
On 9/17/1992 at 22:16:16, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.8 ML, Depth: 7.6 mi) earthquake occurred 43.8 miles away from Yakutat center
On 11/4/2000 at 17:49:27, a magnitude 5.2 (4.9 MB, 5.2 MW, 4.9 ML, Depth: 14.6 mi) earthquake occurred 59.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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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: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 451 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1014 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1017 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1038 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1066 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1073 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high school in Yakutat:

  • Yakutat School (Students: 122; Location: 429 FOREST HIGHWAY; Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Yakutat:

See full list of schools located in Yakutat, School District: YAKUTAT CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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

 

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

YAKUTAT PWS (Address: 309 MAX ITALIO DRIVE , Population served: 740, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAR-06-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St BCA signed (MAR-06-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-20-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (OCT-20-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1996 and SEP-23-1998, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-23-1998)
  • 24 routine major monitoring violations
  • 66 regular monitoring violations
  • 2 other older monitoring violations
GLACIER BEAR LODGE (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations
WEST ICY BAY (Population served: 35, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-1999
  • One routine major monitoring violation
LEONARDS LANDING & LDG. (Population served: 31, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
YAKUTAT AIRPORT LODGE (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.7%
(2.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 4.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 5.4% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Yakutat, AK

18 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Yakutat compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Yakutat travel time to work - commute


Yakutat mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Electricity (4%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 28.47%
Here28.5%
USA50.2%

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%

6.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($27,538 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.44%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.



10.85% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($28,043 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.85%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


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 drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 12
Total length: 63 meters (207ft)
Total average daily traffic: 3,080
Total average daily truck traffic: 23
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 3,675

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 7
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 1
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

12 (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 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/19/2005, Expiration Date: 05/14/2015
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/20/2012, Expiration Date: 12/02/2022
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/22/2005, Expiration Date: 08/24/2015
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/2005, Expiration Date: 08/24/2015
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/23/2011, Expiration Date: 06/07/2021
    Registrant: 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 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/16/2010, Expiration Date: 02/06/2021
    Registrant: 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)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: WL7BT, Previous Call Sign: N0KXB, Licensee ID: L00853793
    Grant Date: 04/28/2004, Expiration Date: 04/28/2014
    Registrant: Joseph L Story, Yakutat, AK 99689


FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

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

Yakutat on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most bridges per 100,000 population"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Air transportation"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Air transportation"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households"
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