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People

Total Population 3,283
Male Share of the Population 54.1%
Female Share of the Population 45.9%
Senior Citizens 7.7%
Employed Population 16+ 1,369
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 43.1%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,625
% Above Poverty Level 83.7%
% Below Poverty Level 16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 7 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 40.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 13.7%
Median Gross Rent $1,368
Median House Value $183,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 79.6%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 3.4%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Kotzebue Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 539 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Northwest Arctic
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99752
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 66.92
Longitude -162.03

Kotzebue Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station KOTZEBUE WIEN AP
Distance 15.7 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 4 F
Apr Temp 3 to 20 F
Jul Temp 49 to 60 F
Oct Temp 19 to 28 F
Annual Precip 10 inches
Station NOME AP
Distance 192.6 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
Station TANANA AP
Distance 303.7 miles
Jan Temp -17 to -3 F
Apr Temp 15 to 38 F
Jul Temp 51 to 72 F
Oct Temp 16 to 29 F
Annual Precip 12.3 inches

Kotzebue Public Libraries

Library
Chukchi Consortium Library
604 THIRD STREET
Kotzebue, Alaska
(907) 442-2410
Library Web Site

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Kotzebue High Schools

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KOTZEBUE MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL
744 THIRD AVE.
907-442-3341
Serves 440 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.7

NW ARCTIC DIST. WIDE CORRESP.
744 THIRD AVE.
907-442-3472
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 8 students.

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