Venetie, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 166.
Population change since 2000: -17.8%
Males: 88  (53.2%)
Females: 78  (46.8%)
Median resident age:

43.0 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $29,487 (it was $21,000 in 2000)
Venetie:

$29,487
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $15,277 (it was $7,314 in 2000)

Venetie CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $22,775 (it was $55,000 in 2000)
Venetie:

$22,775
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $58,669; detached houses: $58,029

Median gross rent in 2019: $471.

March 2019 cost of living index in Venetie: 101.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 52.0%
(52.9% for American Indian residents, 50.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Venetie, AK (2019)
    • 127102.4%American Indian alone
    • 32.4%Two or more races
    • 21.6%Hispanic

Races in Venetie detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Venetie, Alaska as of June 13, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Venetie is 172 to 1.


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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 20.8 square miles.

Population density: 8.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Venetie, Alaska map

2 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Alaska:

7.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Venetie CDP:

1.0% ($536)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (417.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2543.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Fort Yukon, AK (6.8 miles ),
Beaver, AK (7.4 miles),
Birch Creek, AK (7.6 miles),
Arctic Village, AK (8.8 miles),
Chalkyitsik, AK (8.8 miles),
Coldfoot, AK (10.1 miles),
Wiseman, AK (10.1 miles),
Stevens Village, AK (10.2 miles)

Latitude: 67.06 N, Longitude: 146.42 W

Area code: 907

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

9.9%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Venetie, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (29.5%)
  • Educational services (25.0%)
  • Construction (9.1%)
  • Air transportation (9.1%)
  • U. S. Postal service (6.8%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Air transportation (20.0%)
  • Educational services (20.0%)
  • Public administration (15.0%)
  • U. S. Postal service (10.0%)
  • Utilities (10.0%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (41.7%)
  • Educational services (29.2%)
  • Health care (12.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.3%)
  • U. S. Postal service (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
Most common occupations in Venetie, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.8%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (20.0%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (15.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (15.0%)
  • Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (10.0%)
  • Construction laborers (10.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (16.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (12.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12.5%)
  • Registered nurses (8.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (8.3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (8.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (8.3%)

Average climate in Venetie, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Venetie-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2678% 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, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 246.1 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 419.1 miles away from Venetie 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 248.7 miles away from the city 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 246.8 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 115.2 miles away from Venetie center
On 8/12/2018 at 14:58:53, a magnitude 6.4 (6.4 MW, Depth: 9.8 mi) earthquake occurred 176.7 miles away from Venetie 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).
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Airports located in Venetie:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Venetie:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 158 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 419 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 419 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1518 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1522 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1544 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Peninsula College (about 1544 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)

Public high school in Venetie:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Venetie: Venetie Volunteer Fire Department (A), Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments Myra Roberts Clinic (B). Display/hide their locations 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 Venetie and their reported violations in the past:

VENETIE WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 181, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUN-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2014
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2014, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 22 regular monitoring violations
  • 68 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

2.7 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

67.2%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

14.8%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Venetie:

Marital status in Venetie, AK
  • Never married: 50.0%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 2.0%
  • Divorced: 3.5%

For population 25 years and over in Venetie:

  • High school or higher: 53.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 2.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.5%
  • Unemployed: 36.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Venetie, 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
Here:

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.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
This county:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Venetie:

43.8%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.9%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

36.7%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Venetie:

7.4%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Venetie:

34.5%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

47.3%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Venetie:

79.7%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Venetie, 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 Venetie:

  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

TV broadcast stations around Venetie:

  • K02KE (Channel 2; VENETIE, AK; Owner: VENETIE VILLAGE COUNCIL)
  • K09TW (Channel 9; VENETIE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

1
  • Jimmy Sipes, Within The Community Of Ventie (Lat: 67.014389 Lon: -146.415611), Type: 11.9, Structure height: 02290 m, Overall height: 10.7 m, Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, Chall2@gci.Com, , Ancho-rage, Phone: (800) 770-8725

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Venetie, AK
  • 91.4%Wood
  • 8.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Venetie, AK
  • 76.9%Wood
  • 23.1%Electricity


Venetie compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house 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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