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People

Total Population 2,710
Male Share of the Population 62.7%
Female Share of the Population 37.3%
Senior Citizens 13.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,133
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 30.4%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $79,076
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 7 minutes
% Working from Home 8.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 30.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 37.5%
Median Gross Rent $718
Median House Value $164,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 33.4%
US/American 0%
English 6.1%
Irish 9.7%

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

Seward Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 75 miles S of Anchorage, Alaska
County Kenai Peninsula
Standard Zip Codes 99664
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 60.104
Longitude -149.442

Seward 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 SEWARD
Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 31 F
Apr Temp 32 to 45 F
Jul Temp 50 to 62 F
Oct Temp 35 to 45 F
Annual Precip 71.8 inches
Station COOPER LAKE PROJECT
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 26 F
Apr Temp 28 to 44 F
Jul Temp 48 to 65 F
Oct Temp 31 to 41 F
Annual Precip 31.6 inches
Station COOPER LANDING 5 W
Distance 31.8 miles
Jan Temp 7 to 23 F
Apr Temp 24 to 46 F
Jul Temp 44 to 68 F
Oct Temp 24 to 42 F
Annual Precip 21.7 inches

Seward Public Libraries

Library
Seward Community Library
238 5TH AVENUE
Seward, Alaska
(907) 224-3646
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Seward High Schools

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SEWARD HIGH SCHOOL
BOX 1049
907-224-3351
Serves 277 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

SPRING CREEK SCHOOL
P.O. BOX 2387
907-224-3351
A Non-traditional School
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 38 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.5

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