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   (County: Northwest Arctic Borough)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Kotzebue City, Alaska give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 152

5 to 9 years : 90

10 to 14 years : 112

15 to 17 years : 127

18 and 19 years : 65

20 years : 71

21 years : 15

22 to 24 years : 99

25 to 29 years : 108

30 to 34 years : 127

35 to 39 years : 121

40 to 44 years : 120

45 to 49 years : 124

50 to 54 years : 69

55 to 59 years : 80

60 and 61 years : 25

62 to 64 years : 4

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 28

70 to 74 years : 31

75 to 79 years : 10

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 162

5 to 9 years : 138

10 to 14 years : 154

15 to 17 years : 92

18 and 19 years : 41

20 years : 23

21 years : 40

22 to 24 years : 80

25 to 29 years : 127

30 to 34 years : 89

35 to 39 years : 110

40 to 44 years : 133

45 to 49 years : 116

50 to 54 years : 66

55 to 59 years : 83

60 and 61 years : 13

62 to 64 years : 28

65 and 66 years : 2

67 to 69 years : 18

70 to 74 years : 26

75 to 79 years : 14

80 to 84 years : 13

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 2,549

Multiple ancestry : 464

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 10

Ancestry not reported : 129


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,031

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 18

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 52

Not a U.S. citizen : 51


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 314

5 to 17 years : 713

18 to 24 years : 434

25 to 34 years : 451

35 to 44 years : 484

45 to 54 years : 375

55 to 59 years : 163

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 32

65 to 74 years : 111

75 years and over : 37

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 306

5 to 17 years : 669

18 to 24 years : 379

25 to 34 years : 348

35 to 44 years : 309

45 to 54 years : 249

55 to 59 years : 95

60 and 61 years : 11

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 70

75 years and over : 32

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 8

5 to 17 years : 44

18 to 24 years : 41

25 to 34 years : 81

35 to 44 years : 151

45 to 54 years : 85

55 to 59 years : 52

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 16

65 to 74 years : 41

75 years and over : 5

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 7

35 to 44 years : 5

45 to 54 years : 6

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 14

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 19

45 to 54 years : 35

55 to 59 years : 16

60 and 61 years : 4

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,216

Female : 1,268

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 308

Female : 239

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 11

Female : 7

Foreign born:

Male : 49

Female : 54


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 79

Born in other state in the United States : 411

Native: born outside the United States : 18

Foreign born : 25


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,007

Now married, except separated : 502

Divorced : 73

Separated : 36

Widowed : 88

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 152

Now married, except separated : 322

Divorced : 32

Separated : 6

Widowed : 5

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 31

Now married, except separated : 63

Divorced : 9

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Speak only English : 2,071

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 4

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Russian:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Korean:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 51

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 519

Speak English less than "very well" : 133


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Kotzebue City, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 2,324   (72.7%)
  • German: 183   (5.7%)
  • Irish: 162   (5.1%)
  • English: 108   (3.4%)
  • United States Or American: 87   (2.7%)
  • French (except Basque): 42   (1.3%)
  • Scotch-irish: 33   (1.0%)
  • Swedish: 32   (1.0%)
  • Scottish: 30   (0.9%)
  • Polish: 29   (0.9%)
  • European: 26   (0.8%)
  • Norwegian: 23   (0.7%)
  • Italian: 18   (0.6%)
  • Hungarian: 17   (0.5%)
  • Dutch: 17   (0.5%)
  • Portuguese: 10   (0.3%)
  • British: 7   (0.2%)
  • Romanian: 7   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 6   (0.2%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 5   (0.2%)
  • Finnish: 4   (0.1%)
  • Welsh: 4   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Acadian/cajun: 2   (0.1%)
  • Greek: 2   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 2   (0.1%)
  • Swiss: 2   (0.1%)
  • Czech: 2   (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 2   (0.1%)
  • Danish: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Kotzebue City, Alaska is 3,152



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Kotzebue City, Alaska: 1,584
Female Population in Kotzebue City, Alaska: 1,568


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Kotzebue City, Alaska: 28.6
Median Female Resident Age in Kotzebue City, Alaska: 26.6


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Kotzebue City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

40.8

Male

41.1

Female

40.4

Black or African American


Both sexes

41.5

Male

43.5

Female

41.3

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

24.8

Male

24.8

Female

24.9

Asian


Both sexes

45.5

Male

46.5

Female

44.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

12.5

Male

31.5

Female

9.5

Other


Both sexes

20.7

Male

20.8

Female

20.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

18.6

Male

19.0

Female

18.3

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

21.5

Male

20.5

Female

29.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

41.1

Male

41.4

Female

40.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Kotzebue City, Alaska


  • White: 533
  • African American: 8
  • American Indian: 2,232
  • Asian: 74
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 4
  • Some Other Race: 5
  • Two or More Races: 296



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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Kotzebue City, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Kotzebue City, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 4   (0.48%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 7   (0.84%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 14   (1.68%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 58   (6.96%)
  • 9th Grade: 24   (2.88%)
  • 10th Grade: 42   (5.04%)
  • 11th Grade: 24   (2.88%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (1.68%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 310   (37.21%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 67   (8.04%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 99   (11.88%)
  • Associate Degree: 43   (5.16%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 80   (9.6%)
  • Master's Degree: 34   (4.08%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (1.08%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 4   (0.48%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 16   (2.11%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 13   (1.72%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 9   (1.19%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 69   (9.1%)
  • 9th Grade: 29   (3.83%)
  • 10th Grade: 16   (2.11%)
  • 11th Grade: 32   (4.22%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 13   (1.72%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 206   (27.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 60   (7.92%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 111   (14.64%)
  • Associate Degree: 26   (3.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 99   (13.06%)
  • Master's Degree: 43   (5.67%)
  • Professional School Degree: 9   (1.19%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 7   (0.92%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Kotzebue City, Alaska

  • Northwest Arctic School Dist


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 51, Kotzebue, AK 99752, Phone: (907) 442-3472, Students: 2,149 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Kotzebue City, Alaska

  • Kotzebue Middle/high School


    ( Grades: 6-12, Location: Po Box 264, Kotzebue, AK 99752, Phone: (907) 442-3341, Students: 400 )

  • June Nelson Elementary


    ( Grades: K-7, Location: Po Box 264, Kotzebue, AK 99752, Phone: (907) 442-3342, Students: 397 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Kotzebue City, Alaska

  • Alternative Learning Center


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Box 51, Kotzebue, AK 99752, Phone: (907) 442-3472, )

Largest Schools (Private) In Kotzebue City, Alaska

  • Nikaitchuat Ilisagviat


    ( Grades: K-K, Location: Po Box 389, Kotzebue, AK 99752, Phone: (907) 442-4160, Students: 6 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Kotzebue City, Alaska

  • Chukchi Consortium Library


    604 Third Street, Kotzebue, AK 99752

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Kotzebue City, Alaska


  • Nana Museum Of The Arctic


    100 Shore Avenue, Kotzebue, AK 99752

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Kotzebue City, Alaska affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Kotzebue City, Alaska.

Area Features of Kotzebue City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Ralph Wien Memorial Airport   (2) Robert Bob Curtis Memorial Airport  

Area


(1) Kobuk River Delta  

Bar


(1) Pipe Spit  

Bay


(1) Hotham Inlet  

Building


(1) Alaska State Troopers Kotzebue   (2) Guardian Flight   (3) Kotzebue City Police Department   (4) Kotzebue Fire Department   (5) Maniilaq Association Noorvik Health Clinic   (6) Noorvik Fire Department   (7) Northwest Arctic Borough Regional Emergency Medical Services   (8) Northwest Arctic Borough Sound Search And Rescue - Kotzebue  

Cape


(1) Attiunik Point   (2) Baldwin Peninsula   (3) Cape Blossom   (4) Mukuksok Point   (5) Nimiuk Point  

Cemetery


(1) Kotzebue Cemetery  

Census


(1) Kotzebue Alaska Native Village Statistical Area   (2) Noorvik Alaska Native Village Statistical Area  

Civil


(1) City Of Kotzebue   (2) City Of Noorvik   (3) Noorvik Indian Reservation Historical  

Dam


(1) Kotzebue Water Supply Dam  

Hospital


(1) Maniilaq Association Maniilaq Health Center  

Lake


(1) Eavok Lake   (2) Ekichuk Lake   (3) Nulvororok Lake   (4) Potoniek Lake  

Locale


(1) Callahan Shelter Cabin  

Military


(1) Kotzebue Air Force Station  

Populated Place


(1) Kotzebue   (2) Noorvik   (3) Old Kotzebue  

Post Office


(1) Kotzebue Post Office   (2) Noorvik Post Office  

Range


(1) Kiana Hills  

Reservoir


(1) Vortac Lake  

Ridge


(1) Kiana Hills  

Stream


(1) Amaouk Creek   (2) Attiunik Channel   (3) Eavok Channel   (4) Emanvicrok Channel   (5) Kobuk River   (6) Lewis Rich Channel   (7) Little Noatak Slough   (8) Melvin Channel   (9) Mukuksok Channel   (10) Nazuruk Channel   (11) Noatak River   (12) Nookati Creek   (13) Nulvororok Channel   (14) Ogriveg River   (15) Oksik Channel   (16) Olikatuk Channel   (17) Riley Channel   (18) Shiliak Creek  

Summit


(1) Deviation Peak  

Tower


(1) Kotz-am Kotzebue  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Kotzebue City, Alaska

99752 (pop. 3,082)


Cities Nearby Kotzebue City, Alaska

Noorvik City, AK  (pop. 676) 42.2 Miles
Noatak Cdp, AK  (pop. 506) 47.8 Miles



Area Code(s) in Kotzebue City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Kotzebue City, Alaska

Lat: 66.897192 N        Long: -162.585444 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Kotzebue City, Alaska need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alaska

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
  Total Electric Industry 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
  Total Electric Industry 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
  Total Electric Industry 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
  Total Electric Industry 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
  Total Electric Industry 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
  Total Electric Industry 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
  Total Electric Industry 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
  Total Electric Industry 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
  Total Electric Industry 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84
  Total Electric Industry 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Kotzebue City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 14   (1.2%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (0.6%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.0%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 16   (1.4%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 31   (2.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 78   (6.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 499   (43.2%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 243   (21.0%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 48   (4.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 55   (4.8%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 12   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 11   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 62   (5.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 68   (5.9%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 197

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 128

In 3-person carpool : 25

In 4-person carpool : 14

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 4

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 4

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 70

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 10

Walked : 576

Other means : 139

Worked at home : 41


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 357

5 to 9 minutes : 397

10 to 14 minutes : 284

15 to 19 minutes : 84

20 to 24 minutes : 24

25 to 29 minutes : 5

30 to 34 minutes : 9

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 7


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 154

No Social Security income : 706


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

With retirement income : 142

No retirement income : 718


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 26

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 35

$30,000 to $34,999 : 29

$35,000 to $39,999 : 41

$40,000 to $44,999 : 23

$45,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 48

$60,000 to $74,999 : 52

$75,000 to $99,999 : 89

$100,000 to $124,999 : 77

$125,000 to $149,999 : 78

$150,000 to $199,999 : 35

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $68,750


(updated 2009)



Occupations in Kotzebue City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 213  (35.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 113  (18.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 65  (10.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 112  (18.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 279  (43.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 131  (20.2%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 227  (35.0%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 2  (0.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Kotzebue City, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In Kotzebue City, Alaska

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Kotzebue City, Alaska

  • Ralph Wien Memorial


    (about 0.8 miles in Kotzebue, Alaska; Airport Code: OTZ)

  • Shisholik Airport


    (about 9.8 miles in Noatak, Alaska; Airport Code: OQX)

  • Nimiuk Point Airport


    (about 17.3 miles in Kotzebue, Alaska; Airport Code: QQC)

  • Camp Sivinuvik


    (about 29.9 miles in Kotzebue, Alaska; Airport Code: OQY)

  • Sealing Point Airport


    (about 34.9 miles in Noatak, Alaska; Airport Code: QQE)

  • Robert/Bob/Curtis Memorial


    (about 42.7 miles in Kotzebue, Alaska; Airport Code: ORV)

  • Eagle Creek Strip


    (about 47.1 miles in Noatak, Alaska; Airport Code: EAG)

  • Noatak Airport


    (about 47.2 miles in Noatak, Alaska; Airport Code: WTK)

  • Deering Airport


    (about 56.5 miles in Deering, Alaska; Airport Code: DRG)

  • Bob Baker Memorial


    (about 58.6 miles in Noorvik, Alaska; Airport Code: IAN)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Kotzebue City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

17.06%

Carpooled

19.18%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.98%

Motorcycle

0.41%

Bicycle

0.98%

Walked

41.06%

Other Means

14.61%

Worked At Home

5.71%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Kotzebue City, Alaska, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 383

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 68

Female householder, no husband present : 164

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 198

Householder not living alone : 47


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 48

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 49

All other households : 763


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 190

Renter-occupied housing units : 193

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 30

Renter-occupied housing units : 38

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 63

Renter-occupied housing units : 101

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 77

Renter-occupied housing units : 168


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 31

$10,000 to $14,999 : 15

$15,000 to $19,999 : 32

$20,000 to $24,999 : 28

$25,000 to $29,999 : 31

$30,000 to $34,999 : 33

$35,000 to $39,999 : 29

$40,000 to $44,999 : 45

$45,000 to $49,999 : 25

$50,000 to $59,999 : 81

$60,000 to $74,999 : 98

$75,000 to $99,999 : 162

$100,000 to $124,999 : 104

$125,000 to $149,999 : 78

$150,000 to $199,999 : 59

$200,000 or more : 9


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Total : 987


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Occupied : 860

Vacant : 127


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 8

Built 2000 to 2004 : 13

Built 1990 to 1999 : 214

Built 1980 to 1989 : 283

Built 1970 to 1979 : 308

Built 1960 to 1969 : 44

Built 1950 to 1959 : 62

Built 1940 to 1949 : 50

Built 1939 or earlier : 5


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 15

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 6

Electricity : 19

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 806

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 10

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 4

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 5

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 5

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 12

$70,000 to $79,999 : 5

$80,000 to $89,999 : 8

$90,000 to $99,999 : 5

$100,000 to $124,999 : 36

$125,000 to $149,999 : 46

$150,000 to $174,999 : 47

$175,000 to $199,999 : 49

$200,000 to $249,999 : 48

$250,000 to $299,999 : 47

$300,000 to $399,999 : 26

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 10

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 12

Home equity loan only : 32

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 148

Housing units without a mortgage : 168


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Kotzebue City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : $110,000

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $189,600

Built 1980 to 1989 : $191,000

Built 1970 to 1979 : $156,500

Built 1960 to 1969 : $187,500

Built 1950 to 1959 : $230,000

Built 1940 to 1949 : $140,000

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Kotzebue City, Alaska: 70.6%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Kotzebue City, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 17.02%
  • Juvenile facilities : 4.26%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 42.55%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 36.17%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Kotzebue City, Alaska

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
2003        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2004        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2005        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2006        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Kotzebue City, AK): $57,163
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Kotzebue City): $120,500
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Kotzebue City): $982
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Kotzebue City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 0.2%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 2.9%
Electricity: 3.1%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 87.9%
Coal Or Coke: 0.2%
Wood: 3.3%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 2.4%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Kotzebue City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Kotzebue City, Alaska

Hospitals Close To Kotzebue City, Alaska

Nursing Homes Close To Kotzebue City, Alaska

Quyanna Care Center


     Address: P.o. Box 966, Nome, Alaska 99762
     Ownership: For Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 12
     Percent Occupied: 80%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Kotzebue City, Alaska

Name:
Address:
Distance: 0 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Kotzebue City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 120
    Disabled Workers: 25
    Widowers Workers: 25
    Spouses Workers: 10
    Children Workers: 70


(updated 2007)





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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Kotzebue City, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Northwest Arctic Borough, AK

7.51 % of Northwest Arctic Borough tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $40,986

Alaska Average 9.33 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Northwest Arctic Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 2.20 % ($30,488 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.59 % ($26,182 AGI )

Relocation away from Northwest Arctic Borough, AK

8.44 % of Northwest Arctic Borough tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $47,453

Alaska Average 9.43 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Northwest Arctic Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 2.81 % ($34,491 AGI )
  • Matanuska Susitna Bo , AK 0.58 % ($58,273 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alaska

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alaska

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Kotzebue City, Alaska is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Kotzebue City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.

Crime in Kotzebue City, Alaska

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murder n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 0 0 n/a 0 0 0 n/a 0 0
Rape n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 1 n/a 5 9 10 n/a 23 24
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 31 31 n/a 158 282 315 n/a 690 711
Robbery n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 n/a 1 0 4 n/a 12 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 31 0 n/a 32 0 126 n/a 360 89
Assault n/a n/a n/a n/a 16 12 n/a 6 8 13 n/a 43 58
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 493 367 n/a 190 251 410 n/a 1,290 1,719
Burglary n/a n/a n/a n/a 18 9 n/a 7 9 22 n/a 46 25
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 555 275 n/a 222 282 693 n/a 1,380 741
Larceny Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a 22 13 n/a 5 36 52 n/a 126 110
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 678 398 n/a 158 1,130 1,639 n/a 3,779 3,259
Vehicle Theft n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 11 n/a 5 10 29 n/a 38 33
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 154 337 n/a 158 314 914 n/a 1,140 978
Arson n/a n/a n/a n/a 1 0 n/a 0 1 3 n/a 2 3
    per 100,000 n/a n/a n/a n/a 31 0 n/a 0 31 95 n/a 60 89
CityMelt Violent Crime Index
U.S. Average = 40
n/a n/a n/a n/a 5 3 n/a 3 4 7 n/a 20 21
CityMelt Property Crime Index
U.S. Average = 277
n/a n/a n/a n/a 12 8 n/a 4 14 27 n/a 53 43
CityMelt Crime Index
U.S. Average = 158
n/a n/a n/a n/a 8 6 n/a 4 9 17 n/a 36 32


(updated 2013)



Number of Sex Offenders In Alaska

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,873 4,219 3,032 5,300 1,885 1,842 2,779 2,000 2,140 2,165


(updated 2014)



Jails in Kotzebue City, Alaska


  • Kotzebue City Jail


    Po Box 46, Kotzebue, AK 99752
    Capacity: 14
    Confined: 12
    Avg. Population: 15
    Year Built: 1991


(updated 2006)



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