St Marys, Alaska

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St Marys, Alaska

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High Points

St Marys strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):

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Comparative Profile of St Marys, Alaska

Comparing St Marys to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 9
Well-Paid Single Men 10 6
Racial Diversity 2 4
Senior Citizens 1 6
Age of the Population 1 4
Female Share of the Population 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 7
Portion of People Married 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 7 6
People in Middle Class or Better 2 4
Median Family Income 2 3
People Above Poverty 2 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 8
Working at Home 7 5
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 10
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 9
People Living Alone 6 9
Affordability of Rents 2 7

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St Marys Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 447 miles W of Anchorage, Alaska
County Wade Hampton
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99658
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 62.26
Longitude -163.34

St Marys Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 113.6 miles
Jan Temp 1 to 12 F
Apr Temp 18 to 33 F
Jul Temp 49 to 63 F
Oct Temp 25 to 35 F
Annual Precip 16.1 inches
Station NOME AP
Distance 169.2 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
Distance 261.3 miles
Jan Temp -16 to -1 F
Apr Temp 14 to 34 F
Jul Temp 52 to 69 F
Oct Temp 17 to 29 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
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St Marys Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 500 100%
Male 275 55%
Female 225 45%
Under 18 198 39.6%
18+ 302 60.4%
65+ 32 6.4%
Median Age 25.8
Average Family Size 4.6
White 56 11.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 5 1%
American Indian & Alaskan 430 86%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 9 1.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated St Marys Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 536
Growth 36
Growth % 7.2%

St Marys 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) 89.9%
German 3.2%
English 3.2%
Irish 0.9%
Italian 0.9%
Norwegian 0.7%
French (except Basque) 0.5%
Scottish 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 0.2%
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Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
St Marys 500 $31,875
Mountain Village 755 $30,000
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St Marys High Schools (2004)

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A Title I School.
Serves 160 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.6

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Serves 42 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.7

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