Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska (AK)

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County population in 2012: 991 (all rural); it was 1,258 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 87
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 133
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 250
Renter-occupied apartments: 203 (it was 240 in 2000)
% of renters here:

49%
State:

37%

Land area: 505 sq. mi.

Water area: 382.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 2 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Bristol Bay Borough: 104.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (50.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (25.0%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 10%
  • Government: 0%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 90%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%

Bristol Bay Borough races chart

Races in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (47.7%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (33.1%)
  • Two or more races (15.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.4%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  42.0 years
Alaska median age:  33.0 years
Males: 540  (68.7%)
Females: 457  (31.3%)
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Average household size:
Bristol Bay Borough:

2.0 people
Alaska:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,191 ($52,167 in 1999)

This county:

$81191
Alaska:

$72237

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $883 (lower quartile is $632, upper quartile is $1,042)
This county:

$883
State:

$1008


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $183,830 (it was $136,200 in 2000)
Bristol Bay Borough:

$183,830
Alaska:

$254,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $138,001 - $246,973
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,662
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $569

Institutionalized population: 0
Bristol Bay Borough, AK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 0 buildings
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2005: 3 buildings, average cost: $160,000
  • 2006: 11 buildings, average cost: $140,200
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2008: 9 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2009: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

2008 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,890 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,662 (0.9%)

Bristol Bay Borough household income distribution in 2009 Bristol Bay Borough home values distribution Bristol Bay Borough contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.9%
(2.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 2.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.5% for American Indian residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.4%
Bristol Bay Borough:

7.4%
Alaska:

9.3%
(2.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 1.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.0% for American Indian residents, 5.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 42 years old, Females: 36 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 35 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 14 years old, Other race residents: 13 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Bristol Bay Borough is $765 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $970 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1199 a month.

Cities in this county include: Naknek, King Salmon, South Naknek.

Bristol Bay Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Rivers and creeks: Smelt Creek (A), Packers Creek (B), Naknek River (C), Chimenchun Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Lake and Peninsula Borough .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

1.8%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 54
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 21.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (71% naturalized citizens)

Bristol Bay Borough:

0.6%
Whole state:

5.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 1
  • 1990 to 1994: 2
  • 1985 to 1989: 2
  • 1980 to 1984: 0
  • 1975 to 1979: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1970 to 1974: 0
  • 1965 to 1969: 2

Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 98.6%

Bristol Bay Borough marital status for males Bristol Bay Borough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Bristol Bay Borough with a mortgage: 105 (2 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 98

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Bristol Bay Borough

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox2263
Catholic601
Evangelical Protestant62
Other1-
None704-
Bristol Bay Borough Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Bristol Bay Borough:

30.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.




Number of full-service restaurants: 2
This county:

20.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Bristol Bay Borough:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Bristol Bay Borough:

34.2%
State:

27.8%

Earthquake activity:

Bristol Bay Borough-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 630% 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 356.2 miles away from Bristol Bay Borough center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 164.4 miles away from the county center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 240.1 miles away from the county center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 105.1 miles away from the county center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 165.9 miles away from Bristol Bay Borough center
On 7/28/2001 at 07:32:43, a magnitude 6.8 (5.7 MB, 6.8 MW, Depth: 81.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 64.4 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (57%)
  • Other Northern Africa (29%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Bristol Bay Borough (%):

  • German (11%)
  • English (7%)
  • Norwegian (6%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • Dutch (2%)

Bristol Bay Borough mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 361 (64%)
  • Carpooled: 59 (10%)
  • Motorcycle: 6 (1%)
  • Walked: 94 (17%)
  • Other means: 22 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 26 (5%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

16 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $64,249.

13.68% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($39,034 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.68%
Alaska average:

8.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
8.02% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($23,603 average AGI)
5.66% relocated from other states ($15,431 average AGI)
Bristol Bay Borough:

5.66%
Alaska average:

6.04%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.30% ($32,857 average AGI)


13.06% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,018 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.06%
Alaska average:

8.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.41% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($23,745 average AGI)
6.65% relocated to other states ($24,273 average AGI)
Bristol Bay Borough:

6.65%
Alaska average:

5.99%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.33% ($39,714 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.6

Births per 1000 population in Bristol Bay Borough

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 2.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Bristol Bay Borough

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 3.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Bristol Bay Borough

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 412 (339 aged, 73 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 981

Size of family households: 118 2-persons, 51 3-persons, 43 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 6 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 137 1-person, 31 2-persons, 6 3-persons.

300 married couples with children.
80 single-parent households (40 men, 40 women).

95.8% of residents of Bristol Bay Borough speak English at home.
1.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English not well).
2.0% of residents speak other language at home (96% speak English very well, 4% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $38,812,000 ($35188 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $3,849,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $4,734,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,142,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $146,000
Federal grants: $24,704,000
Federal procurement contracts: $4,676,000 ($3,594,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,410,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $0,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 69
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 24
Here:

22 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -4
Here -4 per 1000 residents
State +9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -182
Here -164 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Bristol Bay Borough

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.01 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 0
  • 2000 to 2004: 52
  • 1990 to 1999: 242
  • 1980 to 1989: 299
  • 1970 to 1979: 129
  • 1960 to 1969: 74
  • 1950 to 1959: 71
  • 1940 to 1949: 45
  • 1939 or earlier: 34
Rooms in houses/apartments in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 4
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 21
  • 4 rooms: 50
  • 5 rooms: 47
  • 6 rooms: 30
  • 7 rooms: 27
  • 8 rooms: 39
  • 9+ rooms: 21
  • 1 room: 26
  • 2 rooms: 11
  • 3 rooms: 32
  • 4 rooms: 61
  • 5 rooms: 35
  • 6 rooms: 30
  • 7 rooms: 27
  • 8 rooms: 7
  • 9+ rooms: 11
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 4
  • 1 bedroom: 21
  • 2 bedrooms: 64
  • 3 bedrooms: 95
  • 4 bedrooms: 54
  • 5+ bedrooms: 12
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 33
  • 2 bedrooms: 71
  • 3 bedrooms: 86
  • 4 bedrooms: 17
  • 5+ bedrooms: 7
Cars and other vehicles available in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 9
  • 1 vehicle: 76
  • 2 vehicles: 99
  • 3 vehicles: 48
  • 4 vehicles: 13
  • 5+ vehicles: 5
  • no vehicle: 44
  • 1 vehicle: 114
  • 2 vehicles: 58
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 4
  • 5+ vehicles: 2

56% of Bristol Bay Borough residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 55% lived in Alaska.

Bristol Bay Borough:

56.3%
State average:

47.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $162,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 23%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 23%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Bristol Bay Borough
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (96.8%)
  • Wood (1.6%)
  • Electricity (0.8%)
  • Other fuel (0.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (92.1%)
  • No fuel used (7.1%)
  • Electricity (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 10
Here:

4.8%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3
Here:

3.8%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

5.0%
Alaska:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Bristol Bay Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $3,402,000
    Health - Other: $1,083,000
    Financial Administration: $953,000
    Police Protection: $635,000
    General - Other: $573,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $568,000
    Regular Highways: $456,000
    Central Staff Services: $319,000
    Sewerage: $292,000
    Solid Waste Management: $236,000
    Local Fire Protection: $201,000
    Libraries: $108,000
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,312,000

Bristol Bay Borough government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $941,000
    Sewerage: $225,000
    Solid Waste Management: $145,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $47,000
    All Other: $32,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $321,000
    General Local Government Support: $217,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $220,000
    Sale of Property: $61,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $1,896,000
    General Local Government Support: $6,000
  • Tax - Property: $1,955,000
    Other Selective Sales: $849,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $26,000
    Other License: $1,000

Bristol Bay Borough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,500,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2003:

Bristol Bay Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Bristol Bay Borough, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert367.6 years
Dorothy286.0 years
David267.4 years
Charles275.0 years
Anna289.0 years
Mary263.5 years
Paul283.0 years
William271.6 years
Most common last names in Bristol Bay Borough, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Monsen376.0 years
Herrmann376.0 years
Nelson380.0 years
Gottschalk282.0 years
Berggren285.9 years
Anderson268.5 years
Gregory274.0 years
Lamoreaux274.0 years
Malone274.5 years
Zackar250.0 years

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