Demographics

People

Total Population3,288
Male Share of the Population53.1%
Female Share of the Population46.9%
Senior Citizens9.4%
Employed Population 16+1,410
Age of the Population31

Families

% of people married36.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher13.2%
Median Earnings25+$54,631
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,156
Median Earnings With High School Degree$48,164

Wealth

Median Family Income$82,422
% Above Poverty Level82.5%
% Below Poverty Level17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time6 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work32.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone21.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,417
Median House Value$214,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)84.8%
German6.3%
English3.2%
Irish1.9%
Norwegian1.2%
Scottish1.1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Swiss0.7%
Welsh0.7%
Portuguese0.7%
Polish0.6%
Swedish0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Finnish0.4%
Dutch0.4%
Italian0.3%
Czech0.1%
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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