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Dillingham Census Area, Alaska (AK)

County population in 2016: 5,014 (all rural); it was 4,922 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 337
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 597
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 927
Renter-occupied apartments: 629 (it was 602 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

37%

Land area: 18675 sq. mi.

Water area: 2253.6 sq. mi.

Population density: 0 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Dillingham Census Area: 104.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (23.5%), Educational, health and social services (16.6%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Dillingham Census Area races chart

Races in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska:

  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (71.9%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (16.2%)
  • Two or more races (6.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.0%)
  • Asian alone (2.1%)
Median resident age:  29.6 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years
Males: 2,599  (51.8%)
Females: 2,415  (48.2%)
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Dillingham Census Area,AK real estate house value trend


Average household size:
Dillingham Census Area:

3.0 people
Alaska:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $57,557 ($43,079 in 1999)

This county:

$57,557
Alaska:

$76,440

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $842 (lower quartile is $392, upper quartile is $1,138)
This county:

$842
State:

$1096


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $204,574 (it was $108,200 in 2000)
Dillingham Census Area:

$204,574
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $109,772 - $303,262

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $218,550
Here:

$218,550
State:

$309,264

In 2-unit structures: $342,532
Here:

$342,532
State:

$318,984

Mobile homes: $120,102
Here:

$120,102
State:

$109,161
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,576
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $493

Institutionalized population: 10
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $240,300
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $3,118 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,267 (1.3%)

Dillingham Census Area household income distribution in 2013 Dillingham Census Area home values distribution in 2013 Dillingham Census Area contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 16.1%
Dillingham Census Area:

16.1%
Alaska:

9.9%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for American Indian residents, 12.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 29.6 years old
(Males: 30.4 years old, Females: 28.8 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.7 years old, Black residents: 33.5 years old, American Indian residents: 26.2 years old, Asian residents: 42.3 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.5 years old, Other race residents: 56.5 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Dillingham Census Area 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: Dillingham, Togiak, New Stuyahok, Manokotak, Aleknagik, Koliganek, Ekwok, Clark's Point, Twin Hills, Portage Creek.

Dillingham Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Dillingham Census Area: Recreation Camp (A), Iron Creek (B), Little Afognak (C), Litnik (D), Port Vita (E), Shuyak Radio Communication Center (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Afognak Lake (A), Big Kitoi Lake (B), Lake A B Schwartz (C), Gretchen Lake (D), Hidden Lake (E), Laura Lake (F), Little Kitoi Lake (G), Lower Malina Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Malina Creek (A), Hatchery Creek (B), Afognak River (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

10.2%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year
County total employment by year
County average yearly wages by year

Current college students: 176
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 18.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 126 (64.8% naturalized citizens)

Dillingham Census Area:

2.5%
Whole state:

7.7%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 52010 or later
  • 292000 to 2009
  • 331990 to 1999
  • 41980 to 1989
  • 151970 to 1979
  • 7Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 97.6%

Dillingham Census Area marital status for males Dillingham Census Area marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,062
  • One, attached: 18
  • Two: 71
  • 3 or 4: 109
  • 5 to 9: 120
  • 10 to 19: 40
  • 20 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 52

Housing units in Dillingham Census Area with a mortgage: 269 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 590

Here:

31.3% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dillingham Census Area

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Orthodox9887
Catholic5782
Evangelical Protestant4429
Mainline Protestant4366
Other581
None2,345-
Dillingham Census Area 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: 4
Dillingham Census Area:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
Dillingham Census Area:

2.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

8.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Dillingham Census Area:

7.3%
Alaska:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Dillingham Census Area:

37.3%
State:

27.8%

Earthquake activity:

Dillingham Census Area-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 580% greater than the overall U.S. average.

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Alaska Flooding, Incident Period: April 27, 2002 to May 30, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1423: June 26, 2002, FEMA Id: 1423, Natural disaster type: Flood
  • Alaska Winter Storms And Avalanches, Incident Period: December 21, 1999 to February 23, 2000, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1316: February 17, 2000, FEMA Id: 1316, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Alaska Severe Freezing, Incident Period: January 15, 1989 to February 15, 1989, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-826: May 10, 1989, FEMA Id: 826, Natural disaster type: Freeze

The number of natural disasters in Dillingham Census Area (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Management occupations (19%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (23%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (4%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (46%)
  • Vietnam (16%)
  • Poland (5%)
  • Panama (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Korea (4%)
  • Germany (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dillingham Census Area


  • German (3%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Greek (1%)
  • Norwegian (1%)
  • Polish (0%)
  • European (0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)

Dillingham Census Area mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 722 (36.5%)
  • Carpooled: 337 (17.1%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 8 (0.4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 9 (0.5%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 246 (12.4%)
  • Bicycle: 6 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 443 (22.4%)
  • Worked at home: 166 (8.4%)
Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska in 2000:

  • 15 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 7 people in nursing homes
  • 7 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

People in group quarters in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska in 2010:

  • 15 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 14 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 9 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $46,191.

7.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($58,256 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.15%
Alaska average:

8.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.31% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($21,893 average AGI)
2.84% relocated from other states ($36,372 average AGI)
Dillingham Census Area:

2.84%
Alaska average:

6.04%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.77% ($36,867 average AGI)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,561 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.09% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($25,386 average AGI)
2.67% relocated to other states ($15,175 average AGI)
Dillingham Census Area:

2.67%
Alaska average:

5.99%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.08% ($38,457 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 18.3

Births per 1000 population in Dillingham Census Area

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 2.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Dillingham Census Area

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Dillingham Census Area
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 27.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Dillingham Census Area
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Dillingham Census Area
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dillingham Census Area
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dillingham Census Area
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Dillingham Census Area
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Dillingham Census Area

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 364 (326 aged, 38 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 277 (18%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (21)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (13)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (13)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (12)
  • Accidental poisoning by and exposure to alcohol (11)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (11)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (10)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 23%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 20%

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,014
  • In family households: 4,210 (403 male householders, 550 female householders)
    584 spouses, 1,945 children (1,762 natural, 107 adopted, 69 stepchildren), 320 grandchildren, 66 brothers or sisters, 21 parents, 150 other relatives, 186 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 516 (224 male householders (184 living alone)), 187 female householders (160 living alone)), 92 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 265

Size of family households: 246 2-persons, 175 3-persons, 209 4-persons, 110 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 118 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 344 1-person, 45 2-persons, 10 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

802 married couples with children.
418 single-parent households (118 men, 300 women).

60.5% of residents of Dillingham Census Area speak English at home.
1.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (90% speak English very well, 10% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (23% speak English very well, 72% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
33.2% of residents speak other language at home (86% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $78,596,000 ($15,962 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $675,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $10,667,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,599,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $8,760,000
Federal grants: $52,976,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,645,000 ($442,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,948,000 ($84,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $50,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $18,000
Federal Government insurance: $85,000

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

Births: 439
Here:

89 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 175
Here:

36 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: -2
Here -0 per 1000 residents
State +9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -248
Here -50 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Dillingham Census Area

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.19 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

4.1

Year house built in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 202014 or later
  • 422010 to 2013
  • 3022000 to 2009
  • 5161990 to 1999
  • 7321980 to 1989
  • 5521970 to 1979
  • 1961960 to 1969
  • 441950 to 1959
  • 321940 to 1949
  • 231939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 41 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 1123 rooms
  • 2594 rooms
  • 1695 rooms
  • 1316 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 289+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 301 room
  • 932 rooms
  • 1293 rooms
  • 1554 rooms
  • 535 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 137 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 39+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 9no bedroom
  • 831 bedroom
  • 1602 bedrooms
  • 3443 bedrooms
  • 1954 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 35no bedroom
  • 1301 bedroom
  • 1742 bedrooms
  • 1333 bedrooms
  • 384 bedrooms
  • 145+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Dillingham Census Area in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 295no vehicle
  • 2421 vehicle
  • 1812 vehicles
  • 583 vehicles
  • 314 vehicles
  • 195+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dillingham Census Area in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Dillingham Census Area population
  • 239no vehicle
  • 1811 vehicle
  • 872 vehicles
  • 103 vehicles
  • 34 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.3% of Dillingham Census Area residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 72% lived in Alaska.

Dillingham Census Area:

85.3%
State average:

81.2%

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

  • This state: 4,007
  • Other state: 829
  • Northeast: 78
  • Midwest: 190
  • South: 174
  • West: 386
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dillingham Census Area
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 81.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.2%Wood
  • 0.7%Electricity
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.7%Wood
  • 3.4%Electricity
  • 2.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 24
Here:

3.7%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 8
Here:

2.3%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

1.5%
Alaska:

11.6%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Dillingham Census Area Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Dillingham Census Area Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Most common first names in Dillingham Census Area, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1370.4 years
Mary1173.9 years
Annie787.1 years
James764.2 years
Anuska782.7 years
Robert662.1 years
Nels676.3 years
Natalia583.8 years
William570.0 years
Andrew559.4 years
Most common last names in Dillingham Census Area, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1072.3 years
Nelson676.5 years
Nick674.9 years
Andrew584.8 years
Bavilla573.2 years
Nielsen569.0 years
Hansen469.0 years
Blunka452.5 years
Moxie472.3 years
Nicholson467.7 years

Businesses in Dillingham Census Area, AK

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Nike: 2
  • True Value: 1