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Dillingham Census Area, Alaska (AK)

County population in 2016: 4,999 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Dillingham Census Area: 105.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (22.2%), Educational, health and social services (17.4%), Construction (11.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 67%
  • Government: 7%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Dillingham Census Area, AK (2017)
    • 3,70975.4%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 82216.7%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3286.7%Two or more races
    • 1553.1%Hispanic or Latino
    • 1202.4%Asian alone
    • 110.2%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

30.5 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years
Males: 2,566  (51.3%)
Females: 2,433  (48.7%)
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Average household size:
Dillingham Census Area:

3.0 people
Alaska:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,103 ($43,079 in 1999)
This county:

$55,103
Alaska:

$73,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $833 (lower quartile is $384, upper quartile is $1,138)
This county:

$833
State:

$1085


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,061 (it was $108,200 in 2000)
Dillingham Census Area:

$215,061
Alaska:

$273,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $101,732 - $294,408

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $215,229
Here:

$215,229
State:

$304,565

In 2-unit structures: $324,039
Here:

$324,039
State:

$301,762

Mobile homes: $46,257
Here:

$46,257
State:

$42,043

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,570
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $532

Institutionalized population: 10
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,095 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,424 (1.3%)

Distribution of median household income in Dillingham Census Area, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Dillingham Census Area, AK in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Dillingham Census Area, AK in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.1%
Dillingham Census Area:

18.1%
Alaska:

11.1%
(4.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 11.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 30.5 years old
(Males: 31.5 years old, Females: 29.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 31.3 years old, American Indian residents: 25.7 years old, Asian residents: 42.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 20.9 years old, Other race residents: 69.3 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:

9.9%
Alaska:

7.2%

Unemployment by year in Dillingham Census Area, AK
County total employment by year in Dillingham Census Area, AK
County average yearly wages by year in Dillingham Census Area, AK

Current college students: 176
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 128 (60.8% naturalized citizens)

Dillingham Census Area:

2.6%
Whole state:

7.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 52010 or later
  • 282000 to 2009
  • 341990 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: 2,039
  • One, attached: 22
  • Two: 74
  • 3 or 4: 109
  • 5 to 9: 115
  • 10 to 19: 50
  • 20 or more: 7
  • Mobile homes: 48

Housing units in Dillingham Census Area with a mortgage: 273 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 569

Here:

32.4% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Dillingham Census Area

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Dillingham Census Area

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 701 (36.6%)
  • Carpooled: 316 (16.5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0.5%)
  • Subway or elevated: 22 (1.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 274 (14.3%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0.2%)
  • Walked: 415 (21.7%)
  • Worked at home: 141 (7.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (24%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (13%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (47%)
  • Vietnam (16%)
  • Panama (5%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Netherlands (4%)
  • Poland (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Dillingham Census Area


  • German (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • Greek (1%)
  • Norwegian (0%)
  • European (0%)
  • Polish (0%)
  • Scotch-Irish (0%)

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 $51,862.

5.32% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,860 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.32%
Alaska average:

7.70%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.43% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($32,871 average AGI)
1.89% relocated from other states ($15,000 average AGI)
Dillingham Census Area:

1.89%
Alaska average:

5.13%

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  1.43% ($54,240 average AGI)


6.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($58,757 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.07%
Alaska average:

8.52%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.82% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($43,542 average AGI)
1.25% relocated to other states ($15,215 average AGI)
Dillingham Census Area:

1.25%
Alaska average:

5.95%

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  2.50% ($47,023 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: 4,999
  • In family households: 4,251 (400 male householders, 577 female householders)
    594 spouses, 1,899 children (1,737 natural, 118 adopted, 51 stepchildren), 367 grandchildren, 86 brothers or sisters, 28 parents, 144 other relatives, 189 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 484 (224 male householders (190 living alone)), 182 female householders (160 living alone)), 76 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 262

Size of family households: 269 2-persons, 163 3-persons, 184 4-persons, 131 5-persons, 120 6-persons, 116 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 350 1-person, 44 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 1 4-persons, 2 5-persons.

834 married couples with children.
354 single-parent households (95 men, 259 women).

60.5% of residents of Dillingham Census Area speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 9% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (65% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (27% speak English very well, 65% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
35.0% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 2% 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:

4.5
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

4.0

Year house built in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • Year house built in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • 302014 or later
  • 402010 to 2013
  • 3422000 to 2009
  • 4771990 to 1999
  • 7101980 to 1989
  • 5601970 to 1979
  • 2041960 to 1969
  • 481950 to 1959
  • 341940 to 1949
  • 291939 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
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • 41 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 1093 rooms
  • 2904 rooms
  • 1845 rooms
  • 1156 rooms
  • 457 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 299+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • 311 room
  • 1342 rooms
  • 1363 rooms
  • 1324 rooms
  • 615 rooms
  • 266 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 88 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
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • 8no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 1752 bedrooms
  • 3483 bedrooms
  • 1764 bedrooms
  • 405+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
  • 33no bedroom
  • 1561 bedroom
  • 1592 bedrooms
  • 1493 bedrooms
  • 374 bedrooms
  • 175+ 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
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dillingham Census Area in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 341no vehicle
  • 2511 vehicle
  • 1762 vehicles
  • 563 vehicles
  • 284 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Dillingham Census Area in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Dillingham Census Area in renter-occupied apartments
  • 246no vehicle
  • 1881 vehicle
  • 972 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

85.7% of Dillingham Census Area residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 69% lived in Alaska.

Dillingham Census Area:

85.7%
State average:

81.5%

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

  • This state: 4,167
  • Other state: 795
  • Northeast: 75
  • Midwest: 186
  • South: 169
  • West: 362
Year householders moved into unit in Dillingham Census Area, AK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Dillingham Census Area
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 89.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 10.6%Wood
  • 0.6%Electricity
  • 0.5%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 90.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 4.3%Wood
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 1.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

3.7%
Alaska:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 14
Here:

4.1%
Alaska:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2
Here:

2.9%
Alaska:

12.9%

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
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