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Gambell, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

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

Houses: 210 (160 occupied: 135 owner occupied, 26 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

16%
State:

36%

Housing density: 19 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $184,340.

Median contract rent in 2016: $282 (lower quartile is $121, upper quartile is $816)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $733


Median gross rent in Gambell, AK in 2016: $494

Housing units in Gambell with a mortgage: 21 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 120

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $30,818

Median monthly housing costs: $532


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Gambell, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $70,934 (it was $47,100 in 2000)
Gambell:

$70,934
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $25,859 - $187,207

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $107,099
Here:

$107,099
State:

$309,264

Townhouses or other attached units: $164,417
Here:

$164,417
State:

$256,306
Median year house/condo built: 1977

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 694
  • In family households: 621 (75 male householders, 60 female householders)
    51 spouses, 233 children (198 natural, 31 adopted, 1 stepchildren), 83 grandchildren, 19 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 61 other relatives, 48 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 28 (17 male householders (14 living alone)), 6 female householders (4 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 38

Size of family households: 18 2-persons, 19 3-persons, 27 4-persons, 24 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 36 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 19 1-person, 4 2-persons.

61 married couples with children.
46 single-parent households (34 men, 12 women).

20.8% of residents of Gambell speak English at home.
0.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
73.3% of residents speak other language at home (74% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 16 (2.3%)
(12.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 192 bedrooms
  • 693 bedrooms
  • 334 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gambell, Alaska:

  • 2no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 43 bedrooms
  • 64 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:

  • 135no 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

  • 26no 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
  • 82 rooms
  • 193 rooms
  • 504 rooms
  • 305 rooms
  • 206 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Gambell, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 53 rooms
  • 54 rooms
  • 75 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 27 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

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

  • Gambell, AK household income distribution

  • Gambell, AK household income distribution
  • 19Less than $10,000
  • 4$10,000 to $14,999
  • 19$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 17$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$35,000 to $39,999
  • 7$40,000 to $44,999
  • 10$45,000 to $49,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $74,999
  • 12$75,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Gambell, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Gambell, AK
  • 4Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 11$15,000 to $19,999
  • 9$20,000 to $24,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 12$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3$250,000 to $299,999
  • 3$300,000 to $399,999
  • 4$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Gambell, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Gambell, AK
  • 6$100 to $149
  • 1$150 to $199
  • 2$250 to $299
  • 1$300 to $349
  • 2$450 to $499
  • 1$550 to $599
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 1$1,000 to $1,249
  • 5No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 112000 to 2009
  • 41990 to 1999
  • 21980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Gambell population
Gambell commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 91
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 39
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 32
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 4
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2
  • 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: 100.5%
Number of people working at home: 13 (7.1% of all workers)

Gambell mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 21 (11%)
  • Taxi: 69 (37%)
  • Walked: 70 (37%)
  • Worked at home: 13 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 5
 Norwegian: 1

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

  • 75%Philippines
  • 25%Russia
  • 0%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 0%England
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 624
  • Other state: 45
  • Northeast: 1
  • Midwest: 8
  • South: 12
  • West: 23

89% of Gambell residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Alaska.

Gambell:

89.2%
State average:

81.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 5
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 12
  • 11th grade: 18
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 116
  • Less than 1 year of college: 16
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6
  • Associate degree: 2
  • Bachelor's degree: 17
  • Master's degree: 1
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 21
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 11
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 71
  • Less than 1 year of college: 11
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 11
  • Associate degree: 15
  • Bachelor's degree: 4
  • Master's degree: 6
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 48.1%Males
  • 31.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 45.2%Males
  • 75.8%Females
Gambell marital status for males
Gambell marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 189
  • One, attached: 5
  • Two: 5
  • 3 or 4: 5
  • 5 to 9: 5
  • Mobile homes: 2
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 55.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 52.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 25 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Gambell:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Gambell
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (94.8%)
  • Wood (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (92.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


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

0.0%
Alaska:

8.9%

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

0.0%
Alaska:

7.0%

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)