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People

Total Population 573
Male Share of the Population 54.5%
Female Share of the Population 45.5%
Senior Citizens 6.8%
Employed Population 16+ 138
Age of the Population 25

Families

% of people married 25.2%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 4.2%
Median Earnings25+ $13,594
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $3,958
Median Earnings With High School Degree $10,000

Wealth

Median Family Income $27,361
% Above Poverty Level 57.2%
% Below Poverty Level 42.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 5 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 71%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 9.8%
Median Gross Rent $719
Median House Value $87,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 100%
US/American 0%
English 0%
Irish 0%

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

Shishmaref Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 584 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Nome
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99772
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 66.04
Longitude -165.5

Shishmaref 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 WALES
Distance 79.2 miles
Jan Temp -7 to 7 F
Apr Temp 3 to 16 F
Jul Temp 43 to 52 F
Oct Temp 25 to 33 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches
Station KOTZEBUE WIEN AP
Distance 99.1 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 105.4 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
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  • Has campus locations in Florida as well as online learning programs.
Programs
  • PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology
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  • Allows students to transfer credits from non-U.S. colleges and universities after evaluation.
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  • Executive MBA
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  • Accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).
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Shishmaref High Schools

SHISHMAREF SCHOOL
SEAVIEW LANE
907-649-3021
A Title I School.
Serves 185 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.3

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