Klawock, Alaska

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Klawock, Alaska

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Klawock Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Klawock Low Violent Crime
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Klawock Public Transportation Use
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Klawock Short Commute Times

Comparative Profile of Klawock, Alaska

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


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 4
Portion of People Married 4 5


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

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 8
Short Commute Times 9 2
Walking and Biking to Work 7 7
Working at Home 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 3
People Living Alone 4 7
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 3
Affordability of Rents 3 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 10
Low Violent Crime 10 10

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Klawock Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 649 miles NW of Bellingham, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 716 miles NW of Seattle, Washington
County Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99925
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 55.55
Longitude -133.09

Klawock Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 55.6 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 49 F
Jul Temp 51 to 64 F
Oct Temp 41 to 51 F
Annual Precip 137.4 inches
Distance 64.7 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 36 F
Apr Temp 36 to 50 F
Jul Temp 52 to 65 F
Oct Temp 41 to 50 F
Annual Precip 149.3 inches
Distance 69.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 50 F
Jul Temp 52 to 64 F
Oct Temp 42 to 51 F
Annual Precip 100.8 inches
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Klawock Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 854 100%
Male 473 55.4%
Female 381 44.6%
Under 18 257 30.1%
18+ 597 69.9%
65+ 56 6.6%
Median Age 34.5
Average Family Size 3.25
White 350 41%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 4 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 435 50.9%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 63 7.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 12 1.4%

Estimated Klawock Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 767
Growth -87
Growth % -10.2%

Klawock 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) 66.8%
German 7.8%
English 6.2%
Irish 5.1%
US/American 3.9%
Norwegian 1.9%
French Canadian 1.3%
Scottish 1.1%
Swedish 0.9%
Dutch 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
French (except Basque) 0.7%
Danish 0.7%
Italian 0.5%
Welsh 0.4%
Basque 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
British 0.3%
Scandinavian 0.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Klawock 854 $38,839
Craig 1,397 $52,500
Thorne Bay 557 $46,875

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Klawock High Schools (2004)

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Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 151 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9


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