Bristol Bay Borough, AK

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Population

917

2.65% decline

Median Age

41.8


Median Household Income

$79,500

9.66% decline

Poverty Rate

7.06%


Number of Employees

508

4.69% decline

Median Property Value

$186,700

6.18% decline

About

In 2017, Bristol Bay Borough, AK had a population of 917 people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $79,500. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined from 942 to 917, a -2.65% decrease and its median household income declined from $88,000 to $79,500, a -9.66% decrease.

The population of Bristol Bay Borough, AK is 50.3% White Alone, 34.4% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 8.72% Two or More Races. 6.93% of the people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK speak a non-English language, and 98.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is $186,700, and the homeownership rate is 57.3%. Most people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 9.13 minutes. The average car ownership in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is 1 car per household.

Bristol Bay Borough, AK borders Dillingham Census Area, AK and Lake and Peninsula Borough, AK.

About the photo: Approaching Sawyer Glacier in the Tracy Arm Fjord valley of mountains and waterfalls.

Economy

The economy of Bristol Bay Borough, AK employs 508 people. The largest industries in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are Transportation & Warehousing (77 people), Public Administration (70 people), and Educational Services (57 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($155,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,250), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,625).

Median household income in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is $79,500. Males in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have an average income that is 1.35 times higher than the average income of females, which is $50,667. The income inequality in Bristol Bay Borough, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$79,500

2017 value

± $10,833

-9.66%

1 Year Growth

± 22.5%

Households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have a median annual income of $79,500, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $88,000 in 2016, which represents a -9.66% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$68,424

Average Male Salary

± $3,558

$50,667

Average Female Salary

± $2,680

In 2017, full-time male employees in Bristol Bay Borough, AK made 1.35 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $59,757 ± $2,775

  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races

    $46,641 ± $19,678

  3. Black

    $45,507 ± $11,416

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Bristol Bay Borough, AK workers was White. These workers were paid 1.28 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bristol Bay Borough, AK is from Alaska.

0.436

2017 Wage GINI

0.436

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Alaska was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.191% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Alaska was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alaska in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 1

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was Census Tract 1 with a value of $79,750, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

7.06% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bristol Bay Borough, AK (63 out of 892 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Native American

    41 ± 34

  2. White

    13 ± 41

  3. Two Or More

    6 ± 42

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is Native American, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

508

2017 Value

± 69

-4.69%

1 Year decline

± 18.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined at a rate of -4.69%, from 533 employees to 508 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (86 people), Management Occupations (84 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (36 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (86 people), Management Occupations (84 people), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (36 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bristol Bay Borough, AK has an unusually high number of residents working as Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.94 times higher than expected), Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (2.92 times), and Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations (2.45 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by median earnings, are Life, Physical, & Social Science Occupations ($93,125), Personal Care & Service Occupations ($78,125), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations ($77,917).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

508

2017 Value

± 69

-4.69%

1 Year decline

± 18.9%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined at a rate of -4.69%, from 533 employees to 508 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, are Transportation & Warehousing (77 people), Public Administration (70 people), and Educational Services (57 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK, though some of these residents may live in Bristol Bay Borough, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by number of employees, are Transportation & Warehousing (77 people), Public Administration (70 people), and Educational Services (57 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bristol Bay Borough, AK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (12.4 times higher than expected), Utilities (5.31 times), and Transportation & Warehousing (3.56 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($155,625), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($76,250), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($70,625).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $40.8B

  2. $4.7B

  3. $3.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Alaska product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $40.8B, followed by Gasoline with $4.7B and Fuel oils and $3.1B.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$64.6B

2015 Value

$74.6B

Projected 2045 Value

15.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alaska trade was $64.6B. This is expected to increase 15.5% to $74.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alaska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $7.35B

  3. $1.53B

In 2015, the top outbound Alaska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $17.7B, followed by Washington with $7.35B and Utah and $1.53B.

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Health

79.9% of the population of Bristol Bay Borough, AK has health coverage, with 51.9% on employee plans, 11.8% on Medicaid, 6.98% on Medicare, 7.43% on non-group plans, and 1.88% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the county of Bristol Bay Borough, AK was $11,064 in 2014. This is a 6.1% increase from the previous year ($10,428).

Primary care physicians in Bristol Bay Borough, AK see 0 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 898 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 0 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.4%). Additionally, Aleutians West Census Area has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

0 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Bristol Bay Borough, AK see an average of 0 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (0 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$11,064

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,958

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,001

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,288

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alaska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.1%, from $10,428 to $11,064.

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Health Care Coverage

20.1%

Uninsured

51.9%

Employer Coverage

11.8%

Medicaid

6.98%

Medicare

7.43%

Non-Group

1.88%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined by 1.58% from 20.4% to 20.1%.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 9.4% prevalence

  2. 9.4% prevalence

  3. 9.1% prevalence

Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alaska, at 9.4%.

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Diversity

Bristol Bay Borough, AK is home to a population of 917 people, from which 98.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 2.84% of Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Bristol Bay Borough, AK is composed of 461 White Alone residents (50.3%), 315 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (34.4%), 80 Two or More Races residents (8.72%), 41 Hispanic or Latino residents (4.47%), 13 Asian Alone residents (1.42%), 4 Black or African American Alone residents (0.436%), 3 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.327%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are Other Native North American Languages (30 speakers), Spanish or Spanish Creole (19 speakers), and Tagalog (7 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

42

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.9

53

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 7.8

In 2017, the median age of all people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was 41.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 42, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 53. But people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents was 41.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

2.84%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

2.44%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 2.84% of Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was 2.44%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    17,951 ± 3,249 people

  2. Korea

    4,417 ± 1,627 people

  3. Mexico

    3,317 ± 1,411 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK was Philippines, the natal country of 17,951 Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents, followed by Korea with 4,417 and Mexico with 3,317.

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Citizenship

98.5%

2017 Citizenship

99%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 98.5% of Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was 99%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    461 ± 58

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    315 ± 44

  3. Two or More Races

    80 ± 23.8

In 2017, there were 1.46 times more White Alone residents (461 people) in Bristol Bay Borough, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 315 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 80 Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Other Native North American Languages

    30 speakers (3.25%)

  2. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    19 speakers (2.06%)

  3. Tagalog

    7 speakers (0.758%)

6.93% of Bristol Bay Borough, AK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was Other Native North American Languages. 3.25% of the overall population of Bristol Bay Borough, AK are native Other Native North American Languages speakers. 2.06% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole and 0.758% speak Other Native North American Languages, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Gulf War (1990s)

    29 ± 15

  2. Vietnam

    15 ± 15

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    14 ± 9

Bristol Bay Borough, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.93 times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was $186,700 in 2017, which is 0.858 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $199,000 to $186,700, a 6.18% decrease. The homeownership rate in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is 57.3%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have an average commute time of 9.13 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Income

Household Income

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$79,500

Median Household Income

± $10,833

358

Number of Households

± 44

In 2017, the median household income of the 358 households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined from $79,500 from the previous year's value of $88,000.

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Housing

Property Value

$186,700

2017 Median

± $22,397

$199,000

2016 Median

± $21,360

In 2017, the median property value in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined from to $186,700 from the previous year's value of $199,000.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bristol Bay Borough, AK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bristol Bay Borough, AK the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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Property Taxes

None

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

57.3%

2017 Homeownership

54.7%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 57.3% of the housing units in Bristol Bay Borough, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 54.7%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bristol Bay Borough, AK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Commute Time

9.13 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have a shorter commute time (9.13 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 0.202% of the workforce in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    58.9%

  2. Walked

    17.6%

  3. Carpooled

    16%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was Drove Alone, followed by those who Walked and those who Carpooled.

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