Emmonak, Alaska

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Emmonak, Alaska

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High Points

Emmonak 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 10% Emmonak Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Emmonak, Alaska

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 5 4
People Above Poverty 3 4
College Educated Adults 1 1
People in Middle Class or Better 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 7
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 5
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 6
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 6 8
Affordability of Rents 2 7
People Living Alone 2 4

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Emmonak Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 483 miles W of Anchorage, Alaska
County Wade Hampton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99581
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 62.9
Longitude -164.33

Emmonak Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station NOME AP
Distance 117 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 167.5 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 258.7 miles
Jan Temp -16 to -1 F
Apr Temp 14 to 34 F
Jul Temp 52 to 69 F
Oct Temp 17 to 29 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
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Emmonak Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 767 100%
Male 413 53.8%
Female 354 46.2%
Under 18 338 44.1%
18+ 429 55.9%
65+ 38 5%
Median Age 23
Average Family Size 4.58
White 43 5.6%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 700 91.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 21 2.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 8 1%

Estimated Emmonak Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 823
Growth 56
Growth % 7.3%

Emmonak 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) 92.4%
English 3%
Irish 1%
US/American 1%
Norwegian 0.7%
German 0.7%
Russian 0.5%
Slovak 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Emmonak 767 $38,750
Kotlik 591 $37,969
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Emmonak High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 235 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.8

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