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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. 2012 cost of living index in Bristol Bay Borough: 106.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (30.0%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (19.4%), Public administration (12.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 50%
  • Government: 41%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 8%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%

Bristol Bay Borough races chart

Races in Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska:


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 2009: $67,726 ($52,167 in 1999)
This county:

$67726
Alaska:

$66953

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $871 (lower quartile is $595, upper quartile is $1,157)
This county:

$871
State:

$903


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $179,437 (it was $136,200 in 2000)
Bristol Bay Borough:

$179,437
Alaska:

$232,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,782 - $233,239

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $450,664
Here:

$450,664
State:

$264,617

Mobile homes: $382,386
Here:

$382,386
State:

$42,305
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,998
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $521

Institutionalized population: 0

Bristol Bay Borough, AK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $1,050 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $181 (0.1%)


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 2009: 5.6%
(5.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.4% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 2.2% for two or more races residents)
Median age of residents in 2010: 42 years old
(Males: 43 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 46 years old, American Indian residents: 43 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26 years old, Other race residents: 41 years old)

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

9.5%
Whole state:

9.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This county:

5.0%
Whole state:

4.0%

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
Local government website: www.theborough.com

Click to draw/clear Bristol Bay Borough borders

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 .

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


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:

51.7% with mortgage
State:

74.4% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.46%
Here21.5%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 270
Total congregations: 5
Religions in Bristol Bay Borough - Naknek, King Salmon, South Naknek

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
This county:

30.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.




Number of full-service restaurants: 2
Bristol Bay Borough:

20.24 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

34.2%
Alaska:

27.8%


Earthquake activity:

Bristol Bay Borough-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 325% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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
On 5/1/1990 at 16:12:21, a magnitude 6.3 (6.1 MB, 6.3 MB, Depth: 131.1 mi) earthquake occurred 7.7 miles away from the county center
On 2/27/2003 at 15:35:30, a magnitude 5.5 (5.3 MB, 5.5 MW, 5.3 MW, Depth: 125.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 3.1 miles away from the county center
On 8/26/1999 at 01:24:57, a magnitude 5.5 (5.0 MB, 5.5 MW, Depth: 60.3 mi) earthquake occurred 64.0 miles away from Bristol Bay Borough center
On 5/9/1998 at 03:55:51, a magnitude 5.4 (5.0 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 49.4 miles away from the county center
On 5/9/1998 at 00:30:12, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 ML) earthquake occurred 55.2 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers


Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (16%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Air transportation (10%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Food and beverage stores (3%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Air transportation (10%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Utilities (4%)
  • Broadcasting and telecommunications (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)

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




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





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 2005 was $59,877.

9.98% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($45,091 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.98%
Alaska average:

9.33%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other counties in Alaska.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated from other states.

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries



14.44% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,955 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

14.44%
Alaska average:

9.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other counties in Alaska.
10 or fewer of this county's residents relocated to other states.

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


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 from 2000 to 2006: 0.0

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.

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

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue

Bristol Bay Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Bristol Bay Borough government finances - Revenue in 2006:


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


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2003:



Bristol Bay Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
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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