Unalakleet, Alaska

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Unalakleet, Alaska

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High Points

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

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Short Commute Times
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Top 1% trophy Unalakleet Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Unalakleet Public Transportation Use

Comparative Profile of Unalakleet, Alaska

Comparing Unalakleet 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 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 9 5
Well-Paid Single Men 7 4
Senior Citizens 1 9
Racial Diversity 1 4
Age of the Population 1 5
Female Share of the Population 1 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 7
Portion of People Married 3 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 7
Median Family Income 7 4
People Above Poverty 5 6
People in Middle Class or Better 5 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 10
Public Transportation Use 9 7
Walking and Biking to Work 7 6
Working at Home 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 9 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 4
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 5 8
Affordability of Rents 3 8
People Living Alone 2 3

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Unalakleet Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 383 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County Nome
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99684
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 63.72
Longitude -160.54

Unalakleet Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 13.8 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 11 F
Apr Temp 14 to 32 F
Jul Temp 49 to 62 F
Oct Temp 19 to 34 F
Annual Precip 12.4 inches
Distance 129.1 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
Station NOME AP
Distance 158.1 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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Unalakleet Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 747 100%
Male 399 53.4%
Female 348 46.6%
Under 18 280 37.5%
18+ 467 62.5%
65+ 61 8.2%
Median Age 30.5
Average Family Size 3.82
White 89 11.9%
African-American 2 0.3%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 637 85.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 19 2.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.3%

Estimated Unalakleet Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 752
Growth 5
Growth % 0.7%

Unalakleet 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) 90.1%
German 2%
Scottish 1.3%
Norwegian 1.1%
Polish 1%
English 0.9%
US/American 0.7%
Italian 0.6%
Danish 0.6%
Swedish 0.4%
Irish 0.4%
Ukrainian 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
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Unalakleet High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 211 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.4

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