Chevak, Alaska

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Chevak, Alaska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Chevak Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Chevak Affordability of Rents
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 15% Chevak Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Chevak, Alaska

Comparing Chevak 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
Male Share of the Population 10 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 1 2
Racial Diversity 1 2
Female Share of the Population 1 5
Senior Citizens 1 2
Age of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 4 4
Median Family Income 1 1
People Above Poverty 1 2
People in Middle Class or Better 1 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 4 4
Public Transportation Use 3 3
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Affordability of Rents 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
People Living Alone 2 3

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Chevak Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 490 miles W of Anchorage, Alaska
County Wade Hampton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99563
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 61.35
Longitude -164.65

Chevak Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 102.1 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 12 F
Apr Temp 18 to 33 F
Jul Temp 49 to 63 F
Oct Temp 25 to 35 F
Annual Precip 16.1 inches
Station NOME AP
Distance 220.5 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 13 F
Apr Temp 12 to 27 F
Jul Temp 47 to 59 F
Oct Temp 23 to 34 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Distance 332.1 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 23 F
Apr Temp 25 to 41 F
Jul Temp 48 to 64 F
Oct Temp 26 to 41 F
Annual Precip 19.4 inches
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Chevak Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 765 100%
Male 407 53.2%
Female 358 46.8%
Under 18 396 51.8%
18+ 369 48.2%
65+ 31 4.1%
Median Age 17.4
Average Family Size 5.38
White 28 3.7%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 692 90.5%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 44 5.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 5 0.7%

Estimated Chevak Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 819
Growth 54
Growth % 7.1%

Chevak 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) 95%
Norwegian 1.3%
Polish 0.7%
German 0.7%
English 0.5%
European 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
British 0.3%
Irish 0.3%
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Chevak High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 364 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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