Koyukuk, Alaska

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Population in 2019: 92 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -8.9%
 
Males: 38  (42.1%)
Females: 54  (57.9%)
Median resident age:

53.6 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip code: 99754

Estimated median household income in 2019: $17,617 (it was $19,375 in 2000)
Koyukuk:

$17,617
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,060 (it was $11,341 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $59,797 (it was $9,999 in 2000)
Koyukuk:

$59,797
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $102,956; detached houses: $101,832

Median gross rent in 2019: $251.

March 2019 cost of living index in Koyukuk: 108.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 24.1%
(21.4% for American Indian residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Koyukuk, AK (2019)
    • 59103.5%American Indian alone
    • 11.8%Two or more races
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 6.24 square miles.

Population density: 15 people per square mile   (very low).

Koyukuk, Alaska map
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Koyukuk city:

2.0% ($199)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (356.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2683.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Nulato, AK (4.0 miles ),
Galena, AK (5.1 miles ),
Kaltag, AK (7.0 miles ),
Ruby, AK (8.1 miles),
Huslia, AK (8.3 miles ),
Koyuk, AK (10.1 miles ),
Shaktoolik, AK (10.5 miles ),
Unalakleet, AK (10.7 miles )

Latitude: 64.88 N, Longitude: 157.70 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Koyukuk, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Koyukuk, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

9.9%
Alaska:

8.1%

Average climate in Koyukuk, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Koyukuk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2855% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 413.8 miles away from the city 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 209.0 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME) earthquake occurred 313.8 miles away from Koyukuk center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 322.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 96.9 miles away from Koyukuk center
On 11/30/2018 at 17:29:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 29.0 mi) earthquake occurred 343.9 miles away from Koyukuk 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 a lot smaller than the US average (15).
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).
Koyukuk topographic map

Airports located in Koyukuk:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Koyukuk:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 290 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 355 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 355 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1698 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1701 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1712 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1723 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Koyukuk:

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Points of interest:

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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 Koyukuk and their reported violations in the past:

KOYUKUK SAFEWATER FACILITY (Population served: 97, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (AUG-03-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-03-2012), St Boil Water Order (AUG-03-2012), St Other (AUG-29-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-24-2012), St Other (OCT-01-2012)
  • Public Education - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-2011), St Other (2 times from DEC-20-2011 to MAR-05-2012), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-02-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-01-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and MAR-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-22-2014)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2014, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-13-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In DEC-06-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-03-2014 to FEB-03-2014), St Other (FEB-13-2014)
  • 43 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 78 regular monitoring violations
  • 82 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

57.1%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

16.7%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Koyukuk:

Marital status in Koyukuk, AK
  • Never married: 56.1%
  • Now married: 22.4%
  • Separated: 6.9%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 3.4%

For population 25 years and over in Koyukuk:

  • High school or higher: 78.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 8.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 23.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Koyukuk, 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.
State:

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

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Here:

29.4%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Koyukuk:

45.3%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Koyukuk:

44.4%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Koyukuk:

30.2
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.4%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Koyukuk:

13.6%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

37.9%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

53.8%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.8%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Koyukuk, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,225$38,7001$734
Other Government Administration 1$3,225$38,7001$734
Water Supply 0$0 1$1,490
Electric Power 0$0 1$2,160
Other and Unallocable 0$0 8$3,325
Totals for Government 2$6,450$38,70012$8,443

Koyukuk government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Financial Administration: $48,000 ($521.74)
    Central Staff Services: $21,000 ($228.26)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $18,000 ($195.65)
    Electric Utilities: $14,000 ($152.17)
    Regular Highways: $11,000 ($119.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,000 ($21.74)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,000 ($10.87)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000 ($10.87)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $93,000 ($1010.87)

Koyukuk government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $16,000 ($173.91)
    Other: $15,000 ($163.04)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $13,000 ($141.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $4,000 ($43.48)
    Rents: $3,000 ($32.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($500.00)
    Other: $1,000 ($10.87)

Koyukuk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,000 ($108.70)

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 Koyukuk:

  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Koyukuk:

  • K03FZ (Channel 3; KOYUKUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13TQ (Channel 13; KOYUKUK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Koyukuk)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • KOYUKUK, Cementery Road (Lat: 64.885972 Lon: -157.698139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQUQ587, Licensee ID: L01175545,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2014, Expiration Date: 09/11/2024, Certifier: Christopher J Mcneal, Registrant: Drs Global Enterprise Solutions, Inc., 307 1st Street West, Polson, MT 59860, Phone: (800) 330-0784, Email:
  • Koyukuk School, Spruce St (Lat: 64.881583 Lon: -157.704611), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Overall height: 26.5 m, Call Sign: WRJR551,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/14/2020, Expiration Date: 10/14/2030, Certifier: Chris Mace, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp., 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KC3NUH, Licensee ID: L02279610, Grant Date: 07/18/2019, Expiration Date: 07/18/2029, Cancellation Date: 11/17/2020, Certifier: Albert Clark Jr, Registrant: Albert Clark Jr, Koyukuk, AK 99754

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Koyukuk, AK
  • 60.6%Wood
  • 39.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Koyukuk, AK
  • 100.0%Wood


Koyukuk compared to Alaska state average:

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