Dillingham, Alaska

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Dillingham, Alaska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Dillingham Short Commute Times
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Dillingham Well-Paid Single Men
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Dillingham Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Dillingham Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Dillingham Median Family Income
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 16% Dillingham Low Property Crime
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Dillingham College Educated Adults

Comparative Profile of Dillingham, Alaska

Comparing Dillingham 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
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 8
Well-Paid Single Men 10 8
Male Share of the Population 10 3
Well-Paid Single Women 10 9
Racial Diversity 6 7
Age of the Population 2 7
Female Share of the Population 1 8
Senior Citizens 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 5
Portion of People Married 3 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 9
People in Middle Class or Better 7 7
People Above Poverty 5 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 4
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 8 7
Working at Home 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 9
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 6
People Living Alone 6 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 6
Affordability of Rents 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 7 9
Low Violent Crime 2 5

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Dillingham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 376 miles W of Anchorage, Alaska
County Dillingham
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99576
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 59.32
Longitude -160.19

Dillingham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 62.2 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 20 F
Apr Temp 25 to 37 F
Jul Temp 49 to 61 F
Oct Temp 28 to 38 F
Annual Precip 26 inches
Distance 116 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
Distance 133.6 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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Dillingham Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,466 100%
Male 1,273 51.6%
Female 1,193 48.4%
Under 18 854 34.6%
18+ 1,612 65.4%
65+ 123 5%
Median Age 32.8
Average Family Size 3.37
White 878 35.6%
African-American 16 0.6%
Asian 29 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1,296 52.6%
Other 15 0.6%
Mixed Race 232 9.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 86 3.5%

Estimated Dillingham Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,468
Growth 2
Growth % 0.1%

Dillingham 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) 65.5%
German 7.9%
English 3.7%
Irish 3.7%
US/American 3.4%
Norwegian 3.3%
Polish 1.4%
Swedish 1.3%
Italian 1.2%
European 1.1%
French Canadian 1%
French (except Basque) 0.9%
Scotch-Irish 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Dutch 0.6%
Danish 0.5%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Czech 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Slovene 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Russian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Dillingham 2,466 $57,417
Togiak 809 $28,500

Dillingham Public Libraries

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Dillingham High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 272 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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