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People

Total Population 566
Male Share of the Population 59%
Female Share of the Population 41%
Senior Citizens 13.6%
Employed Population 16+ 251
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 51.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 26.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $52,045
% Above Poverty Level 86.6%
% Below Poverty Level 13.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 12 minutes
% Working from Home 7.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 21.9%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 44.9%
Median Gross Rent $854
Median House Value $205,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.1%
US/American 0%
English 11.7%
Irish 11.5%

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

Thorne Bay Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 645 miles NW of Bellingham, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 714 miles NW of Seattle, Washington
County
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99919
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 55.76
Longitude -132.62

Thorne Bay 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 KETCHIKAN
Distance 45.3 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 38 F
Apr Temp 37 to 49 F
Jul Temp 51 to 64 F
Oct Temp 41 to 51 F
Annual Precip 137.4 inches
Station WRANGELL AP
Distance 51 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 35 F
Apr Temp 36 to 50 F
Jul Temp 50 to 65 F
Oct Temp 40 to 50 F
Annual Precip 79.3 inches
Station ANNETTE AP
Distance 64.2 miles
Jan Temp 30 to 40 F
Apr Temp 38 to 50 F
Jul Temp 52 to 64 F
Oct Temp 42 to 51 F
Annual Precip 100.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Klawock 792 $57,292

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

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Thorne Bay High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

THORNE BAY SCHOOL
1010 SANDY BEACH ROAD
907-828-3921
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 85 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

SE ISLAND CORRESP.
THORNE BAY
907-828-3387
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 10 students.

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