Pelican, Alaska

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Pelican Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 538 miles SE of Anchorage, Alaska
County Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99832
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 58.12
Longitude -135.64

Pelican 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 24.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 32 F
Apr Temp 33 to 48 F
Jul Temp 47 to 65 F
Oct Temp 37 to 47 F
Annual Precip 69.6 inches
Distance 37.9 miles
Jan Temp 28 to 34 F
Apr Temp 35 to 45 F
Jul Temp 50 to 57 F
Oct Temp 40 to 47 F
Annual Precip 101 inches
Station AUKE BAY
Distance 40.4 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 31 F
Apr Temp 34 to 50 F
Jul Temp 50 to 66 F
Oct Temp 38 to 47 F
Annual Precip 64 inches
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Pelican Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 163 100%
Male 96 58.9%
Female 67 41.1%
Under 18 40 24.5%
18+ 123 75.5%
65+ 16 9.8%
Median Age 42.5
Average Family Size 2.78
White 118 72.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 1.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 35 21.5%
Other 1 0.6%
Mixed Race 7 4.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.6%

Estimated Pelican Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 139
Growth -24
Growth % -14.7%

Pelican 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) 26%
Norwegian 15.7%
Irish 14.2%
French (except Basque) 11%
Italian 5.5%
Scotch-Irish 3.9%
Swedish 3.9%
German 3.1%
English 3.1%
Danish 3.1%
Pennsylvania German 2.4%
Dutch 2.4%
French Canadian 2.4%
US/American 1.6%
Scottish 1.6%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pelican 163 $57,083
Hoonah 860 $45,125

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Pelican Public Library
Pelican, Alaska
(907) 735-2500

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Pelican High Schools (2004)

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Student/teacher ratio: 4.5

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