Shishmaref strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):
Short Commute Times
Affordability of Rents
Comparing Shishmaref to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Male Share of the Population|
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|People Above Poverty|
|College Educated Adults|
|Median Family Income|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|Short Commute Times|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Working at Home|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|People Living Alone|
|Nearest Large City||584 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska|
|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.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|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|
|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|
|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|
|Average Family Size||4.59|
|American Indian & Alaskan||524||93.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||3||0.5%|
|Est. 2005 Population||565|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||94.4%|
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