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People

Total Population 3,979
Male Share of the Population 54.9%
Female Share of the Population 45.1%
Senior Citizens 5.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,850
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 45.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 25.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $100,326
% Above Poverty Level 90.6%
% Below Poverty Level 9.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 9 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 13.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,136
Median House Value $178,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 32.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.4%
Irish 12.4%

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

Valdez Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 129 miles E of Anchorage, Alaska
County Valdez-Cordova
Standard Zip Codes 99686
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 61.24
Longitude -145.99

Valdez Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station VALDEZ
Distance 14.1 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 27 F
Apr Temp 31 to 44 F
Jul Temp 48 to 62 F
Oct Temp 33 to 43 F
Annual Precip 67.4 inches
Station TONSINA
Distance 39.3 miles
Jan Temp -13 to 3 F
Apr Temp 17 to 43 F
Jul Temp 43 to 69 F
Oct Temp 17 to 35 F
Annual Precip 12.4 inches
Station GULKANA AP
Distance 66.5 miles
Jan Temp -13 to 4 F
Apr Temp 20 to 42 F
Jul Temp 45 to 69 F
Oct Temp 18 to 34 F
Annual Precip 11.4 inches

Valdez Public Libraries

Library
Valdez Consortium Library
212 FAIRBANKS STREET
Valdez, Alaska
(907) 835-4632

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Valdez High Schools

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VALDEZ HIGH SCHOOL
319 ROBE RIVER DRIVE
907-835-4767
Serves 300 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.1

CHUGACH EXTENSION CORRESP.
310 EGAN ST. 212
907-835-5528
A Title I School.
Serves 130 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 130

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