Glacier View, AK

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Population

228

3.64% growth

Median Age

47.7


Median Household Income

$67,917

22.6% growth

Poverty Rate

8.33%


Number of Employees

120

17.6% growth

Median Property Value

$211,400

23.8% growth

About

In 2017, Glacier View, AK had a population of 228 people with a median age of 47.7 and a median household income of $67,917. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Glacier View, AK grew from 220 to 228, a 3.64% increase and its median household income grew from $55,417 to $67,917, a 22.6% increase.

The population of Glacier View, AK is 89.9% White Alone, 3.07% Two or More Races, and 2.63% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone. 7.73% of the people in Glacier View, AK speak a non-English language, and 92.5% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Glacier View, AK is $211,400, and the homeownership rate is 81.1%. Most people in Glacier View, AK commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 15.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Glacier View, AK is 2 cars per household.

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Economy

The economy of Glacier View, AK employs 120 people. The largest industries in Glacier View, AK are Construction (29 people), Educational Services (24 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (17 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($130,486), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,000), and Educational Services ($62,000).

Median household income in Glacier View, AK is $67,917. Males in Glacier View, 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 Glacier View, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$67,917

2017 value

± $22,819

22.6%

1 Year Growth

± 42.9%

Households in Glacier View, AK have a median annual income of $67,917, 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 $55,417 in 2016, which represents a 22.6% 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 Glacier View, 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 Glacier View, 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 Glacier View, 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 2

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Glacier View, AK was Census Tract 2 with a value of $36,875, 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 18 - 24

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

8.33% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Glacier View, AK (19 out of 228 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 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 16 - 17.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. Two Or More

    7 ± 47

  2. Black

    6 ± 47

  3. Native American

    6 ± 47

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Glacier View, AK is Two Or More, followed by Black and Native American.

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

120

2017 Value

± 71

17.6%

1 Year growth

± 73.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glacier View, AK grew at a rate of 17.6%, from 102 employees to 120 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Glacier View, AK, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (34 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (24 people), and Management Occupations (19 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Glacier View, AK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Glacier View, AK, by number of employees, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (34 people), Education, Training, & Library Occupations (24 people), and Management Occupations (19 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glacier View, AK has an unusually high number of residents working as Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, & Media Occupations (7.07 times higher than expected), Construction & Extraction Occupations (5.69 times), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations (3.31 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Glacier View, AK, by median earnings, are Natural Resources, Construction, & Maintenance Occupations ($130,139), Construction & Extraction Occupations ($130,139), and Education, Training, & Library Occupations ($62,000).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

120

2017 Value

± 71

17.6%

1 Year growth

± 73.2%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Glacier View, AK grew at a rate of 17.6%, from 102 employees to 120 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Glacier View, AK, are Construction (29 people), Educational Services (24 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (17 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Glacier View, AK, though some of these residents may live in Glacier View, 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 Glacier View, AK, by number of employees, are Construction (29 people), Educational Services (24 people), and Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (17 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Glacier View, AK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (17 times higher than expected), Arts, Entertainment, & Recreation (6.44 times), and Construction (3.86 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Glacier View, AK, by median earnings, are Construction ($130,486), Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($62,000), and Educational Services ($62,000).

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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.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alaska products.

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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.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alaska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

62.3% of the population of Glacier View, AK has health coverage, with 32.5% on employee plans, 5.26% on Medicaid, 10.5% on Medicare, 12.7% on non-group plans, and 1.32% on military or VA plans.

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

Primary care physicians in Glacier View, AK see 1131 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.25% decrease from the previous year (1157 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1045 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 281 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

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1131 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Alaska see an average of 1131 patients per year. This represents a 2.25% decrease from the previous year (1157 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.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

37.7%

Uninsured

32.5%

Employer Coverage

5.26%

Medicaid

10.5%

Medicare

12.7%

Non-Group

1.32%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Glacier View, AK grew by 33.8% from 28.2% to 37.7%.

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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%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alaska by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Glacier View, AK is home to a population of 228 people, from which 92.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 7.46% of Glacier View, AK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Glacier View, AK is composed of 205 White Alone residents (89.9%), 7 Two or More Races residents (3.07%), 6 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (2.63%), 6 Black or African American Alone residents (2.63%), 4 Hispanic or Latino residents (1.75%), 0 Asian Alone residents (0%), 0 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0%), and 0 Some Other Race Alone residents (0%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Glacier View, AK are Spanish or Spanish Creole (15 speakers), Thai (3 speakers), and French Creole (0 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In 2017, the median age of all people in Glacier View, AK was 47.7. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Glacier View, AK are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Glacier View, AK residents was 48.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.46%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

7.27%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, 7.46% of Glacier View, 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 Glacier View, AK was 7.27%, 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 Glacier View, AK was Philippines, the natal country of 17,951 Glacier View, AK residents, followed by Korea with 4,417 and Mexico with 3,317.

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Citizenship

92.5%

2017 Citizenship

92.7%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 92.5% of Glacier View, AK residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Glacier View, AK was 92.7%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    205 ± 90

  2. Two or More Races

    7 ± 17.5

  3. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    6 ± 14

In 2017, there were 29.3 times more White Alone residents (205 people) in Glacier View, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 7 Two or More Races and 6 American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    15 speakers (6.44%)

  2. Thai

    3 speakers (1.29%)

  3. French Creole

    0 speakers (0%)

7.73% of Glacier View, 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 Glacier View, AK was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 6.44% of the overall population of Glacier View, AK are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.29% speak Thai and 0% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    39 ± 32

  2. Gulf War (2001-)

    0 ± 16

  3. Gulf War (1990s)

    0 ± 13

Glacier View, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, N/A times greater than any other conflict.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Glacier View, AK was $211,400 in 2017, which is 0.972 times smaller than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $170,700 to $211,400, a 23.8% increase. The homeownership rate in Glacier View, AK is 81.1%, which is higher than the national average of 63.9%. People in Glacier View, AK have an average commute time of 15.7 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Glacier View, AK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Income

Household Income

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$67,917

Median Household Income

± $22,819

90

Number of Households

± 43

In 2017, the median household income of the 90 households in Glacier View, AK grew to $67,917 from the previous year's value of $55,417.

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Housing

Property Value

$211,400

2017 Median

± $71,569

$170,700

2016 Median

± $23,278

In 2017, the median property value in Glacier View, AK grew to to $211,400 from the previous year's value of $170,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Glacier View, 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 Glacier View, AK the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Property Taxes

$2k - $3k

Average Range

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Rent vs Own

81.1%

2017 Homeownership

80.5%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 81.1% of the housing units in Glacier View, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80.5%.

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

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Glacier View, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Glacier View, AK have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Commute Time

15.7 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Glacier View, AK have a shorter commute time (15.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 3.75% of the workforce in Glacier View, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    45.1%

  2. Worked At Home

    29.2%

  3. Walked

    15.9%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Glacier View, AK was Drove Alone, followed by those who Worked At Home and those who Walked.

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