Yakutat, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 662.
Population change since 2000: -2.6%
Males: 360  (54.5%)
Females: 302  (45.5%)
Median resident age:

37.7 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip codes: 99689.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $69,599 (it was $47,054 in 2000)
Yakutat:

$69,599
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,365 (it was $21,330 in 2000)

Yakutat CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $210,380 (it was $97,600 in 2000)
Yakutat:

$210,380
AK:

$281,200

Median gross rent in 2019: $868.

March 2019 cost of living index in Yakutat: 105.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 7.4%
(8.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.4% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Yakutat, AK (2019)
    • 27542.7%White alone
    • 24938.7%American Indian alone
    • 507.8%Hispanic
    • 375.7%Two or more races
    • 304.7%Asian alone
    • 81.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 40.6%Black alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Yakutat, Alaska as of September 28, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Yakutat is 207 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (6.1%), English (2.7%), European (2.1%), Irish (2.1%), Norwegian (2.1%), Italian (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 99.4 square miles.

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

Yakutat, Alaska map

32 residents are foreign born (0.6% Latin America).

This place:

5.0%
Alaska:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,420 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,193 (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

Distribution of median household income in Yakutat, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Yakutat, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.1%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Yakutat, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (13.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.3%)
  • Public administration (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Food (7.4%)
  • Air transportation (7.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (18.5%)
  • Construction (13.2%)
  • Food (9.0%)
  • Air transportation (8.5%)
  • Public administration (7.9%)
  • Utilities (6.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (23.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.6%)
  • Public administration (10.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (6.8%)
  • Food (5.4%)
  • Air transportation (5.4%)
Most common occupations in Yakutat, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (15.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Plant and system operators (4.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (14.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.8%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.1%)
  • Cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Media and communications workers (4.1%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.1%)

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 significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2812% 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 Yakutat 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 the city 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 the city 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) 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:

See details about Airports and other landing facilities located in Yakutat, AK

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)
See full list of schools located in Yakutat

Points of interest:

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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 (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
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

For population 15 years and over in Yakutat:

Marital status in Yakutat, AK
  • Never married: 39.5%
  • Now married: 44.9%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 10.7%

For population 25 years and over in Yakutat:

  • High school or higher: 91.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.2%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Alaska average:

10.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Yakutat

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

29.37 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

7.1%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

48.1%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Yakutat:

45.2%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.7
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Yakutat:

21.6%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.4%
Alaska:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
Alaska:

34.1%

General health condition:
Yakutat:

55.4%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Yakutat:

80.6%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Yakutat, AK Residents

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, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 141ft / 43.0mTotal length
  • 1,664Total average daily traffic
  • 14Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,175Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Yakutat, AK - historical statistics
  • 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 Broadcast 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: 03/03/2015, Expiration Date: 05/14/2025, 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: 05/28/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025, 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: 05/28/2015, Expiration Date: 08/24/2025, 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,
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.23140 MHz, 4.56140 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/2021, Expiration Date: 06/07/2031, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Fish & Wildlife Protection Ofc (Lat: 59.558028 Lon: -139.721111), Call Sign: KNAP986,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz, 155.550 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2020, Expiration Date: 02/06/2031, 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)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Yakutat)
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Yakutat, AK
  • 77.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.9%Wood
  • 2.1%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Electricity
  • 0.7%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Yakutat, AK
  • 91.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.1%Wood


Yakutat compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 12 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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