Beaver, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 84.
Population change since 2000: 0.0%
Males: 49  (58.7%)
Females: 35  (41.3%)
Median resident age:

54.4 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip code: 99724

Estimated median household income in 2017: $40,797 (it was $28,750 in 2000)
Beaver:

$40,797
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $12,748 (it was $8,441 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $159,010 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Beaver:

$159,010
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $92,061; detached houses: $92,969

Median gross rent in 2017: $707.

March 2019 cost of living index in Beaver: 111.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.3%
(26.7% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Beaver, AK (2010)
    • 7994.0%American Indian alone
    • 44.8%Hispanic
    • 11.2%Two or more races
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 20.5 square miles.

Population density: 4.1 people per square mile   (very low).

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Beaver CDP:

0.9% ($680)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (364.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2524.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Birch Creek, AK (6.7 miles),
Stevens Village, AK (7.3 miles),
Venetie, AK (7.4 miles ),
Fort Yukon, AK (7.8 miles ),
Livengood, AK (8.3 miles),
Central, AK (9.8 miles),
Coldfoot, AK (9.8 miles),
Rampart, AK (9.9 miles)

Latitude: 66.36 N, Longitude: 147.40 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Beaver, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Beaver, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

17.4%
Alaska:

7.2%

Average climate in Beaver, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Beaver-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 453% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 195.3 miles away from Beaver center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 369.5 miles away from Beaver center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 193.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/9/1985 at 14:08:04, a magnitude 6.2 (5.9 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.0 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 73.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 197.0 miles away from Beaver center
On 10/6/1995 at 05:23:18, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.2 ML, Depth: 5.7 mi) earthquake occurred 90.9 miles away from Beaver center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area (6) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Airports located in Beaver:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Beaver:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 105 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 365 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 366 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1505 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1509 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1529 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1531 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Beaver:

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Notable location: Beaver Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Annie Lake (A), Argo Bill Lake (B), Riley Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Jack Uheen Slough (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Beaver and their reported violations in the past:

BEAVER WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 99, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-07-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-2012), St Other (JAN-04-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-07-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (APR-18-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-25-2010 to OCT-31-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-25-2010 to OCT-31-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2010 and SEP-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-25-2010 to OCT-31-2010)
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 146 regular monitoring violations
  • 33 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

58.3%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

16.7%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Beaver:

Marital status in Beaver, AK
  • Never married: 54.6%
  • Now married: 6.4%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 18.5%
  • Divorced: 18.3%

For population 25 years and over in Beaver:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 17.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.9
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Beaver, AK (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
This county:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

44.0%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.1%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

30.1
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Beaver:

25.2%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.2%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.4
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Beaver:

37.5%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.3%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.5%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Beaver, AK Residents

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($44,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.16% ($41,523 average AGI)

Strongest AM radio stations in Beaver:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Beaver:

  • K09QQ (Channel 9; BEAVER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04LC (Channel 4; BEAVER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Beaver)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL3IB, Licensee ID: L01642474, Grant Date: 06/06/2011, Expiration Date: 06/06/2021, Certifier: Lavern E Davison, Registrant: Lavern E Davison, Beaver, AK 99724



Beaver compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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