Demographics

People

Total Population3,276
Male Share of the Population54.4%
Female Share of the Population45.6%
Senior Citizens8.4%
Employed Population 16+1,429
Age of the Population29

Families

% of people married37.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher17.7%
Median Earnings25+$52,460
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,679
Median Earnings With High School Degree$40,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$83,036
% Above Poverty Level83.8%
% Below Poverty Level16.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time6 minutes
% Working from Home4.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work35.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.3%

Housing

People Living Alone17.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,446
Median House Value$207,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)81.7%
German7.3%
English4%
Irish2.2%
Scottish1.4%
Italian1.4%
Norwegian1.1%
Polish1%
Welsh0.8%
French Except Basque0.7%
Swiss0.7%
Swedish0.7%
Portuguese0.5%
Finnish0.5%
Dutch0.5%
Canadian0.4%
Czech0.2%
African0.1%
Danishn0.1%
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Kotzebue Almanac

CategoryValue
County Northwest Arctic Borough
P.O. Box Zip Codes99752
Phone Area Codes907
Time ZoneAmerica/Nome
Approximate Latitude67.24
Approximate Longitude-161.19

Kotzebue Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationKOTZEBUE WIEN AP
Distance15.7 miles
Jan Temp-9 to 4 F
Apr Temp3 to 20 F
Jul Temp49 to 60 F
Oct Temp19 to 28 F
Annual Precip10 inches
StationNOME AP
Distance192.6 miles
Jan Temp-2 to 13 F
Apr Temp12 to 27 F
Jul Temp47 to 59 F
Oct Temp23 to 34 F
Annual Precip16.5 inches
StationTANANA AP
Distance303.7 miles
Jan Temp-17 to -3 F
Apr Temp15 to 38 F
Jul Temp51 to 72 F
Oct Temp16 to 29 F
Annual Precip12.3 inches

Kotzebue Public Libraries

Chukchi Consortium Library
604 THIRD STREET
Kotzebue, Alaska
(907) 442-2410

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Kotzebue Hospitals

Maniilaq Health Center (hospital)
(Government - Federal)
436 5th Avenue
(907) 442-3321

Kotzebue Public Schools

June Nelson Elementary
744 Third Avenue
ZIP: 99752
Primary
Total Enrollment 400
Kotzebue Middle/high School
744 Third Ave
ZIP: 99752
Other
Total Enrollment 311
Nwabsd Home School
744 Third Avenue
ZIP: 99752
Other
Total Enrollment 10

Kotzebue Private Schools

Nikaitchuat Ilisagviat
541 2nd Ave
ZIP: 99752
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
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