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Demographics Analysis

The people of Whittier 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
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 9 years : 9

10 to 14 years : 3

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 0

20 years : 0

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 3

25 to 29 years : 0

30 to 34 years : 16

35 to 39 years : 12

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 23

50 to 54 years : 23

55 to 59 years : 17

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 8

65 and 66 years : 4

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 14

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 9 years : 4

10 to 14 years : 3

15 to 17 years : 4

18 and 19 years : 3

20 years : 7

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 0

25 to 29 years : 3

30 to 34 years : 2

35 to 39 years : 11

40 to 44 years : 7

45 to 49 years : 14

50 to 54 years : 12

55 to 59 years : 15

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 and 66 years : 12

67 to 69 years : 0

70 to 74 years : 0

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 3

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 121

Multiple ancestry : 127

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 0

Ancestry not reported : 17


(updated 2009)



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

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 253

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

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 3

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 6

Not a U.S. citizen : 3


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 13

25 to 34 years : 21

35 to 44 years : 37

45 to 54 years : 72

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 30

75 years and over : 3

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 19

5 to 17 years : 27

18 to 24 years : 6

25 to 34 years : 6

35 to 44 years : 7

45 to 54 years : 12

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

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 7

25 to 34 years : 15

35 to 44 years : 27

45 to 54 years : 55

55 to 59 years : 32

60 and 61 years : 3

62 to 64 years : 8

65 to 74 years : 26

75 years and over : 3

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 3

45 to 54 years : 0

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 : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 5

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 4

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 40

Female : 37

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 99

Female : 77

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 0

Female : 3

Foreign born:

Male : 7

Female : 2


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 47

Born in other state in the United States : 152

Native: born outside the United States : 0

Foreign born : 7


(updated 2009)



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

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 15

Now married, except separated : 16

Divorced : 4

Separated : 4

Widowed : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 48

Now married, except separated : 76

Divorced : 52

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 3

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 2

Divorced : 4

Separated : 3

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



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

Speak only English : 224

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 20

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Chinese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 2


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Whittier City, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 63   (28.4%)
  • Norwegian: 33   (14.9%)
  • German: 29   (13.1%)
  • Irish: 20   (9.0%)
  • English: 14   (6.3%)
  • Scottish: 13   (5.9%)
  • Dutch: 12   (5.4%)
  • French (except Basque): 12   (5.4%)
  • French Canadian: 6   (2.7%)
  • Polish: 4   (1.8%)
  • Russian: 3   (1.4%)
  • Portuguese: 3   (1.4%)
  • Welsh: 3   (1.4%)
  • Swedish: 2   (0.9%)
  • United States Or American: 2   (0.9%)
  • Finnish: 2   (0.9%)
  • Italian: 1   (0.5%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Whittier City, Alaska is 265



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Whittier City, Alaska: 146
Female Population in Whittier City, Alaska: 119


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Whittier City, Alaska: 48.0
Median Female Resident Age in Whittier City, Alaska: 44.5


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Whittier City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

50.1

Male

50.0

Female

50.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

58.5

Male

58.5

Female

0.0

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

39.5

Male

38.5

Female

40.5

Asian


Both sexes

42.5

Male

45.0

Female

32.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

22.8

Male

22.5

Female

26.0

Other


Both sexes

58.5

Male

58.5

Female

0.0

Two or More Races


Both sexes

34.8

Male

34.8

Female

38.5

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

51.5

Male

61.5

Female

47.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

50.1

Male

49.9

Female

50.5


(updated 2010)



Races in Whittier City, Alaska


  • White: 206
  • African American: 3
  • American Indian: 9
  • Asian: 5
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 4
  • Two or More Races: 38



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

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

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

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 10th Grade: 4   (5.88%)
  • 11th Grade: 3   (4.41%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 3   (4.41%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 28   (41.18%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 6   (8.82%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 10   (14.71%)
  • Associate Degree: 5   (7.35%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 7   (10.29%)
  • Master's Degree: 2   (2.94%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 9th Grade: 2   (3.13%)
  • 10th Grade: 2   (3.13%)
  • 11th Grade: 1   (1.56%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 1   (1.56%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 29   (45.31%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 0   (0%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 10   (15.63%)
  • Associate Degree: 7   (10.94%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 7   (10.94%)
  • Master's Degree: 5   (7.81%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





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

  • Whittier Community School


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: Box 638, Whittier, AK 99693, Phone: (907) 472-2575, Students: 47 )



Museums Near Whittier City, Alaska


  • Friends Of Pio Pico Inc


    Po Box 5798, Whittier, CA 90602

  • Whittier Aviation Museum Inc


    8155 Byron Rd, Whittier, CA 90606

  • Whittier Historic Neighborhood Association


    Po Box 754, Whittier, CA 90601
    http://whittierhistoric.org

(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Whittier 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 Whittier City, Alaska.

Area Features of Whittier City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Perry Island Seaplane Base   (2) Whittier Airport  

Bar


(1) Egg Rocks  

Bay


(1) Barry Arm   (2) Barry Arm Port Wells   (3) Bass Harbor   (4) Bettles Bay   (5) Blackstone Bay   (6) Cabin Bay   (7) Campbell Bay   (8) Cascade Bay   (9) Cedar Bay   (10) Cochrane Bay   (11) College Fiord   (12) Cove Shoestring   (13) Culross Bay   (14) Derickson Bay   (15) Eaglek Bay   (16) East Finger Inlet   (17) East Twin Bay   (18) Eickelberg Bay   (19) Emerald Bay   (20) Entry Cove   (21) Esther Bay   (22) Fairmount Bay   (23) Foul Bay   (24) Goose Bay   (25) Granite Bay   (26) Harriman Fiord   (27) Harrison Lagoon   (28) Hidden Bay   (29) Hobo Bay   (30) Hollow Bight   (31) Hummer Bay   (32) Ingot Cove   (33) Irish Cove   (34) Jonah Bay   (35) Lake Bay   (36) Logging Camp Bay   (37) Long Bay   (38) Main Bay   (39) Mcpherson Bay   (40) Miners Bay   (41) Mueller Cove   (42) Northwest Bay   (43) Olsen Cove   (44) Outside Bay   (45) Papoose Cove   (46) Passage Canal   (47) Picturesque Cove   (48) Pigot Bay   (49) Pirate Cove   (50) Poe Bay   (51) Port Nellie Juan   (52) Port Wells   (53) Quillian Bay   (54) Schoppe Bay   (55) Serpentine Cove   (56) Shady Cove   (57) Shoestring Cove   (58) Shotgun Cove   (59) Siwash Bay   (60) South Bay   (61) Squaw Bay   (62) Squirrel Cove   (63) Surprise Cove   (64) Surprise Inlet   (65) Unakwik Inlet   (66) Wells Bay   (67) West Finger Inlet   (68) West Twin Bay   (69) Ziegler Cove  

Building


(1) Anton Anderson Memorial Tunnel Fire Brigade   (2) Eastern Aleutian Tribes Whittier Community Health Center   (3) Esther Island Light   (4) Point Pigot Light   (5) Port Nellie Juan Cannery   (6) Whittier Breakwater Light   (7) Whittier Police Department   (8) Whittier Volunteer Fire Department  

Cape


(1) Billings Point   (2) Blackstone Point   (3) Bur Point   (4) Bush Point   (5) Coghill Point   (6) Coxcomb Point   (7) Decision Point   (8) East Point   (9) Elk Head Point   (10) Fairmount Point   (11) Gradual Point   (12) Granite Point   (13) Hodgkins Point   (14) Iceberg Point   (15) Lone Point   (16) Meares Point   (17) Neptune Point   (18) Pakenham Point   (19) Point Cochrane   (20) Point Culross   (21) Point Doran   (22) Point Eleanor   (23) Point Esther   (24) Point Pellew   (25) Point Pellow   (26) Point Perry   (27) Point Pigot   (28) Ragged Point   (29) Slope Point   (30) Squirrel Point   (31) Strong Point   (32) Tipping Point   (33) Trinity Point   (34) Unakwik Point  

Census


(1) Prince William Sound Census Subarea Historical  

Channel


(1) Culross Passage   (2) Doran Strait   (3) Esther Passage   (4) Liljegren Passage   (5) Lone Passage   (6) Mcpherson Passage   (7) Perry Passage   (8) Upper Passage   (9) Wells Passage  

Civil


(1) City Of Whittier  

Dam


(1) West Gables Cannery Dam  

Gap


(1) Portage Pass  

Glacier


(1) Amherst Glacier   (2) Baby Glacier   (3) Baker Glacier   (4) Barnard Glacier   (5) Barry Glacier   (6) Beloit Glacier   (7) Bettles Glacier   (8) Billings Glacier   (9) Blackstone Glacier   (10) Brilliant Glacier   (11) Burns Glacier   (12) Byron Glacier   (13) Cap Glacier   (14) Carroll Glacier   (15) Cascade Glacier   (16) Cataract Glacier   (17) Concordia Glacier   (18) Cotterell Glacier   (19) Coxe Glacier   (20) Crescent Glacier   (21) Dartmouth Glacier   (22) Detached Glacier   (23) Dirty Glacier   (24) Eaglek Glacier   (25) Explorer Glacier   (26) Harriman Glacier   (27) Holyoke Glacier   (28) Lafayette Glacier   (29) Lawrence Glacier   (30) Learnard Glacier   (31) Lowell Glacier   (32) Marquette Glacier   (33) Milton Glacier   (34) Muth Glacier   (35) Northland Glacier   (36) Penniman Glaciers   (37) Pigot Glacier   (38) Portage Glacier   (39) Rainy Glacier   (40) Ripon Glacier   (41) Roaring Glacier   (42) Serpentine Glacier   (43) Seth Glacier   (44) Shakespeare Glacier   (45) Skookum Glacier   (46) Stairway Glacier   (47) Surprise Glacier   (48) Taylor Glacier   (49) Tebenkof Glacier   (50) Toboggan Glacier   (51) Tommy Glacier   (52) Twentymile Glacier   (53) Wedge Glacier   (54) Wellesley Glacier   (55) Whittier Glacier   (56) Williams Glacier  

Island


(1) Applegate Island   (2) Axel Lind Island   (3) Bald Head Chris Island   (4) Block Island   (5) Cascade Island   (6) Culross Island   (7) Dutch Group   (8) Eaglek Island   (9) East Flank Island   (10) Eleanor Island   (11) Emerald Island   (12) Entrance Island   (13) Esther Island   (14) Esther Rock   (15) Fairmount Island   (16) Fool Island   (17) Jenny Islands   (18) Kiniklik Island   (19) Little Axel Lind Island   (20) Little Fairmount Island   (21) Little Smith Island   (22) Lone Island   (23) Mink Island   (24) Naked Island   (25) Olsen Island   (26) Outpost Island   (27) Peak Island   (28) Perry Island   (29) Siwash Island   (30) Smith Island   (31) Storey Island   (32) West Flank Island   (33) Willard Island  

Lake


(1) Airstrip Pond   (2) Alder Pond   (3) Carmen Lake   (4) Coghill Lake   (5) Davis Lake   (6) Divide Lake   (7) Esther Lake   (8) Lake Jack   (9) Lake Shrode   (10) Luebner Lake   (11) Miners Lake   (12) Portage Lake  

Locale


(1) Beaver Pond Campground Historical   (2) Begich Boggs Visitor Center   (3) Black Bear Campground   (4) Golden Landing   (5) Lower Engineers Camp   (6) Moose Flats Picnic Area   (7) Moraine   (8) Pigot Bay Cabin   (9) Shelter Cabin   (10) Williwaw Campground  

Mine


(1) Granite Mine   (2) Lansing Mine   (3) Portage Mine  

Park


(1) Bettles Bay State Marine Park   (2) Decision Point State Marine Park   (3) Entry Cove State Marine Park   (4) Granite Bay State Marine Park   (5) South Esther Island State Marine Park   (6) Surprise Cove State Marine Park   (7) Ziegler Cove State Marine Park  

Populated Place


(1) Golden   (2) Kiniklik Historical   (3) Whittier  

Post Office


(1) Whittier Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Cheimoviski Lake  

Stream


(1) Avery River   (2) Billings Creek   (3) Coghill River   (4) Cove Creek   (5) Hobo Creek   (6) Hummer Creek   (7) Lagoon Creek   (8) Miners River   (9) Placer Creek   (10) Placer River   (11) Ranney Creek   (12) Skookum Creek   (13) South Fork Upper Carmen River   (14) Upper Carmen River   (15) Whittier Creek  

Summit


(1) Baird Peak   (2) Bard Peak   (3) Begich Peak   (4) Boggs Peak   (5) Byron Peak   (6) Carpathian Peak   (7) Globemaster Peak   (8) Maynard Mountain   (9) Mount Coville   (10) Mount Curtis   (11) Mount Doran   (12) Mount Emerson   (13) Mount Gilbert   (14) Mount Muir   (15) Shakespeare Shoulder   (16) Unakwik Peak  

Tunnel


(1) Anton Anderson Tunnel  

Valley


(1) Bear Valley   (2) Placer River Valley  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Whittier City, Alaska

99693 (pop. 221)


Cities Nearby Whittier City, Alaska

Sunrise Cdp, AK  (pop. 18) 26.3 Miles
Moose Pass Cdp, AK  (pop. 191) 31.6 Miles
Crown Point Cdp, AK  (pop. 75) 33.6 Miles
Hope Cdp, AK  (pop. 182) 34.0 Miles
Primrose Cdp, AK  (pop. 33) 37.4 Miles
Cooper Landing Cdp, AK  (pop. 318) 42.6 Miles
Seward-hope Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 5,627) 46.0 Miles
Anchorage Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 280,389) 46.4 Miles
Anchorage Municipality, AK  (pop. 298,384) 46.4 Miles
Bear Creek Cdp, AK  (pop. 1,770) 48.0 Miles



Area Code(s) in Whittier City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Whittier City, Alaska

Lat: 60.774174 N        Long: -148.677649 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Whittier 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 Whittier City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 3   (3.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 4   (5.1%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 3   (3.8%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 4   (5.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 7   (9.0%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 17   (21.8%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 17   (21.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 4   (5.1%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 7   (9.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 7   (9.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 0   (0.0%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 5   (6.4%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 35

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 22

In 3-person carpool : 0

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

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

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 43

Other means : 0

Worked at home : 18


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 73

5 to 9 minutes : 23

10 to 14 minutes : 0

15 to 19 minutes : 0

20 to 24 minutes : 0

25 to 29 minutes : 0

30 to 34 minutes : 0

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 4


(updated 2009)



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

With Social Security income : 46

No Social Security income : 94


(updated 2009)



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

With retirement income : 18

No retirement income : 122


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 4

$15,000 to $19,999 : 4

$20,000 to $24,999 : 3

$25,000 to $29,999 : 6

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 12

$50,000 to $59,999 : 5

$60,000 to $74,999 : 6

$75,000 to $99,999 : 8

$100,000 to $124,999 : 11

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



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

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $59,000


(updated 2009)



FM Radio Stations Near Whittier City, Alaska

  • NEW (88.1 FM; Hope, AK; Owner: Alaska Educational Radio System, Inc.)
  • NEW (88.1 FM; Hope, AK; Owner: Blessed Hope Baptist Mission)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Whittier City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 19  (34.5%)
  • Service Occupations: 2  (3.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 4  (7.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 13  (23.6%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 14  (40.0%)
  • Service Occupations: 12  (34.3%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 9  (25.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 0  (0.0%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Whittier City, Alaska


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Whittier City, Alaska

  • Whittier Airport


    (about 1.5 miles in Girdwood, Alaska; Airport Code: WTT)

  • Girdwood Airport


    (about 20.1 miles in Girdwood, Alaska; Airport Code: AQY)

  • Nellie Juan Airport


    (about 23.2 miles in Girdwood, Alaska; Airport Code: NEU)

  • Perry Island Seaplane Base


    (about 26.4 miles in Girdwood, Alaska; Airport Code: PYL)

  • Falls Bay Airport


    (about 29.0 miles in Seward, Alaska; Airport Code: FLJ)

  • Crafton Island Airport


    (about 31.2 miles in Seward, Alaska; Airport Code: CJI)

  • Hope Airport


    (about 33.1 miles in Hope, Alaska; Airport Code: A66)

  • Chenega Airport


    (about 39.5 miles in Seward, Alaska; Airport Code: EGA)

  • Quartz Creek


    (about 40.6 miles in Moose Pass, Alaska; Airport Code: JLA)

  • Fairmount Island Airport


    (about 42.3 miles in Girdwood, Alaska; Airport Code: FAU)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Whittier City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

43.37%

Carpooled

3.61%

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

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

38.55%

Other Means

8.43%

Worked At Home

6.02%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Whittier 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
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 42

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 12

Female householder, no husband present : 16

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 53

Householder not living alone : 17


(updated 2009)



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

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 7

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 8

All other households : 125


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 29

Renter-occupied housing units : 13

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 3

Renter-occupied housing units : 9

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 4

Renter-occupied housing units : 12

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 20

Renter-occupied housing units : 50


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 5

$10,000 to $14,999 : 9

$15,000 to $19,999 : 22

$20,000 to $24,999 : 7

$25,000 to $29,999 : 15

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 3

$40,000 to $44,999 : 3

$45,000 to $49,999 : 13

$50,000 to $59,999 : 10

$60,000 to $74,999 : 6

$75,000 to $99,999 : 22

$100,000 to $124,999 : 14

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $199,999 : 3

$200,000 or more : 5


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Total : 244


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Occupied : 140

Vacant : 104


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 4

Built 1990 to 1999 : 0

Built 1980 to 1989 : 0

Built 1970 to 1979 : 8

Built 1960 to 1969 : 6

Built 1950 to 1959 : 169

Built 1940 to 1949 : 57

Built 1939 or earlier : 0


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 85

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 25

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 30

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Whittier City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 3

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 15

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $69,999 : 4

$70,000 to $79,999 : 6

$80,000 to $89,999 : 3

$90,000 to $99,999 : 6

$100,000 to $124,999 : 4

$125,000 to $149,999 : 0

$150,000 to $174,999 : 0

$175,000 to $199,999 : 0

$200,000 to $249,999 : 0

$250,000 to $299,999 : 3

$300,000 to $399,999 : 0

$400,000 to $499,999 : 0

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Whittier 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 : 0

Home equity loan only : 0

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 26

Housing units without a mortgage : 30


(updated 2009)



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

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 :

Built 1980 to 1989 :

Built 1970 to 1979 :

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 : $70,000

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Whittier City, Alaska: 42.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Whittier City, AK): $47,500
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Whittier City): $39,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Whittier City): $488
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Whittier City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 97.8%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.0%
Electricity: 0.0%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.0%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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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 Whittier City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Whittier City, Alaska

Southcentral Foundation Home Based Services Certif


     Address: 4160 Tudor Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/17/1996

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc


     Address: 4241 B Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/23/2006

Providence Home Health Care


     Address: 3546 Latouche Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/17/1982

Denali Home Health And Hospice, An Amedisys Co


     Address: 3935 Reka Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/7/1996

Providence Seward Hhc


     Address: 417 First Avenue (po Box 365), Seward, Alaska 99664
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Religious Affiliations
     Certified Date: 7/1/2003

Hospitals Close To Whittier City, Alaska

Providence Alaska Medical Center


     Address: Box 196604, Anchorage, Alaska 99519
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Alaska Regional Hospital


     Address: 2801 Debarr Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

"alaska Native Medical Center, Phs"


     Address: 4315 Diplomacy Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

St Elias Specialty Hospital


     Address: 4800 Cordova Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Mat-su Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2500 South Woodworth Loop, Palmer, Alaska 99645
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Whittier City, Alaska

Providence Extended Care Ctr


     Address: 4900 Eagle Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 198
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Mary Conrad Center


     Address: 9100 Centennial Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Providence Seward Med & Care Center Ltc


     Address: 431 First Street (p.o. Box 430), Seward, Alaska 99664
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Providence Valdez Medical Center


     Address: 911 Meals Avenue, Valdez, Alaska 99686
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 90%

Heritage Place


     Address: 232 Rockwell Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska 99669
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Whittier City, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 1,547 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Whittier City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 25
    Disabled Workers: 10
    Widowers Workers: 5
    Spouses Workers: 0
    Children Workers: 5


(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 Whittier City, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK

9.68 % of Valdez-Cordova Census Area tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,139

Alaska Average 9.33 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 1.62 % ($46,417 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.75 % ($51,571 AGI )
  • Matanuska Susitna Bo , AK 0.46 % ($52,647 AGI )

Relocation away from Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK

11.33 % of Valdez-Cordova Census Area tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $39,243

Alaska Average 9.43 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Valdez-Cordova Census Area, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 2.51 % ($38,811 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.90 % ($44,471 AGI )
  • Matanuska Susitna Bo , AK 0.77 % ($43,379 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 Whittier 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 Whittier City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.



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)



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