Eek Bethel Census Area, Alaska

Eek: City in Alaska, United States

About

Eek is a city located in the county of Bethel Census Area in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 296 and a population density of 111 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 314 inhabitants.

The city was created 52 years ago in 1970.

Eek Quick Facts

Population : 314 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Bethel Census Area
Postal code : 99578
Phone Area Codes : 907
Area : 2.68 km2
Water as percent of area : 11.85%
Land as percent of area : 88.15%
Altitude : 3 feet / 1 meters
Establishment : July 07, 1970 (52 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Nome
Local time : 05:49:36 (6th October 2022)
Density : 117 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.73% (2010-2020)

Geography

Eek is located at 60°13'8"N 162°1'28"W (60.2188900, -162.0244400).

Eek map

Demographics

The population of Eek increased by 5.73% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 296 - census
2011 297 0.34% estimation process
2012 300 1% estimation process
2013 302 0.66% estimation process
2014 309 2.27% estimation process
2015 309 0% estimation process
2016 309 0% estimation process
2017 311 0.64% estimation process
2018 312 0.32% estimation process
2019 315 0.95% estimation process
2020 314 -0.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 7,250
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 7,991
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -9.3%
April 1, 2020 Population : 6,968
April 1, 2010 Population : 7,992
People under 5 years old, percentage : 5.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 23.1%
People over 65 (%) : 20.2%
Female persons, % : 49.3%
White only, percent : 81.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.1%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 5.1%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 4.5%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 28.1%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 57.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 478
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 7.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,985

Eek zip code is 99578. County name: Bethel, County fips: 02050

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 3,985
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 75.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $56,800
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $895
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $334
2015-2019 median gross rent : $616
2015-2019 Households : 2,807
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.51
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 82.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 71.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 77.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.3%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 20.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 52.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 46.9%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 3,516
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 18,347
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 27,847
2012 total retail sales per capita : $3,560
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.4
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $42,280
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,974
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.4%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 125
2019 total employment : 1,024
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 34,886
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : -3.1%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 411
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 567
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 218
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 265
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 90
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 427
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 80
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 429
2010 population per square mile : 9.2
2010 land area in square miles : 871.13

Post offices near Eek

Post Office Name City ZIP
Eek Post Office Eek (AK) 99578

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