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Gambell, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Total population: 700 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 590 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 183 (153 occupied: 129 owner occupied, 33 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

36%

Housing density: 17 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $175,417.

Median contract rent in 2015: $282 (lower quartile is $121, upper quartile is $408)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $822


Median gross rent in Gambell, AK in 2015: $494

Housing units in Gambell with a mortgage: 0 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 92

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $40,081

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $28,597

Median monthly housing costs: $529


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Gambell, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $59,604 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Gambell:

$59,604
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $24,497 - $188,179

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $103,096
Here:

$103,096
State:

$295,806

Townhouses or other attached units: $117,601
Here:

$117,601
State:

$240,773
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1980

Household type by relationship:

Households: 590
  • In family households: 544 (84 male householders, 27 female householders)
    60 spouses, 273 children (229 natural, 41 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 50 grandchildren, 12 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 20 other relatives, 14 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 46 (27 male householders (25 living alone)), 13 female householders (11 living alone)), 6 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 19 2-persons, 15 3-persons, 8 4-persons, 31 5-persons, 21 6-persons, 17 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 36 1-person, 4 2-persons.

140 married couples with children.
62 single-parent households (25 men, 37 women).

6.7% of residents of Gambell speak English at home.
0.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
91.9% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 6 (1.0%)
(33.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

3.8
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.2
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Gambell, Alaska:

  • 6no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 182 bedrooms
  • 453 bedrooms
  • 124 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gambell, Alaska:

  • 2no bedroom
  • 211 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 83 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Gambell in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 96no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population

Cars and other vehicles available in Gambell in renter-occupied apartments

  • 57no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Gambell, Alaska:

  • 41 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 183 rooms
  • 384 rooms
  • 205 rooms
  • 36 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gambell, Alaska:

  • 21 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 133 rooms
  • 104 rooms
  • 195 rooms
  • 66 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Gambell, AK household income distribution

  • Gambell, AK household income distribution
  • 23Less than $10,000
  • 6$10,000 to $14,999
  • 7$15,000 to $19,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 8$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 21$40,000 to $44,999
  • 7$45,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 8$60,000 to $74,999
  • 7$75,000 to $99,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Gambell, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Gambell, AK
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 11$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 5$20,000 to $24,999
  • 13$25,000 to $29,999
  • 9$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 15$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$80,000 to $89,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$150,000 to $174,999
  • 5$175,000 to $199,999
  • 14$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$250,000 to $299,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Gambell, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Gambell, AK
  • 9$100 to $149
  • 3$250 to $299
  • 1$300 to $349
  • 1$450 to $499
  • 1$550 to $599
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 2$1,000 to $1,249
  • 6No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 21995 to March 2000
  • 21990 to 1994
  • 21985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 0Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population
Gambell commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 32
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 49
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 14
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 13
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 2
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 0
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Gambell, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 100.0%
Number of people working at home: 11 (9.1% of all workers)

Gambell mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Walked: 50 (41%)
  • Other means: 60 (50%)
  • Worked at home: 11 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 480
 German: 7
 Norwegian: 5
 Scottish: 3
 Irish: 2
 Italian: 2
 Russian: 2
 Swedish: 1

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

  • 33%Russia
  • 33%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 33%Taiwan

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

  • This state: 556
  • Northeast: 2
  • Midwest: 15
  • South: 2
  • West: 9

78% of Gambell residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 82% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 14% lived in Alaska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 2
  • 5th and 6th grade: 10
  • 7th and 8th grade: 26
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 67
  • Less than 1 year of college: 16
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11
  • Associate degree: 4
  • Bachelor's degree: 4
  • Master's degree: 7
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 5
  • 5th and 6th grade: 3
  • 7th and 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 9
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 51
  • Less than 1 year of college: 5
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 13
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 26.3%Males
  • 18.5%Females
Gambell marital status for males
Gambell marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 157
  • One, attached: 9
  • Two: 6
  • 3 or 4: 4
  • 5 to 9: 7
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 36%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 51%

House/condo owner moved in on average 26 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Gambell:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 99.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

14.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

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)