Akutan, Alaska

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Akutan, Alaska

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High Points

Akutan strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):

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Short Commute Times
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Top 1% trophy Akutan Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
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Top 1% trophy Akutan Well-Paid Single Men
Affordability of Rents
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Top 1% trophy Akutan Affordability of Rents
Racial Diversity
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Top 1% trophy Akutan Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Akutan, Alaska

Comparing Akutan to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Men 10 10
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Racial Diversity 10 10
Age of the Population 8 10
Female Share of the Population 1 1
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1
Senior Citizens 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 2 1
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 1 3
People Above Poverty 1 1
College Educated Adults 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Akutan Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 760 miles SW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Aleutians East
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99553
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 54.135
Longitude -165.773

Akutan Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 34.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 37 F
Apr Temp 30 to 41 F
Jul Temp 45 to 57 F
Oct Temp 36 to 48 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 142.7 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 33 F
Apr Temp 29 to 38 F
Jul Temp 46 to 55 F
Oct Temp 35 to 45 F
Annual Precip 40.2 inches
Distance 340.8 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 28 F
Apr Temp 28 to 39 F
Jul Temp 47 to 58 F
Oct Temp 33 to 43 F
Annual Precip 18.2 inches
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Akutan Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 713 100%
Male 549 77%
Female 164 23%
Under 18 22 3.1%
18+ 691 96.9%
65+ 10 1.4%
Median Age 40.2
Average Family Size 3
White 168 23.6%
African-American 15 2.1%
Asian 275 38.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 112 15.7%
Other 130 18.2%
Mixed Race 11 1.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 148 20.8%

Estimated Akutan Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 784
Growth 71
Growth % 10%

Akutan Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 75.2%
Norwegian 20%
English 2.8%
Irish 2.1%
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Akutan Public Libraries

Akutan Public Library
Akutan, Alaska
(907) 698-2230

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Akutan High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 12 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6

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