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Kwethluk, AK

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Kwethluk Profile


Overview

Kwethluk is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 812 people and just one neighborhood, Kwethluk is the 56th largest community in Alaska.

Occupations and Workforce

Kwethluk is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Kwethluk is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Kwethluk who work in teaching (16.19%), office and administrative support (12.38%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (8.57%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Kwethluk is worth considering.

Kwethluk is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 8.93 minutes getting to work every day.

Being a small city, Kwethluk does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Kwethluk Demographics

In Kwethluk, just 8.58% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.

The per capita income in Kwethluk in 2018 was $11,641, which is low income relative to Alaska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $46,564 for a family of four. However, Kwethluk contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Kwethluk also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 40.96% of its population below the federal poverty line.

The people who call Kwethluk home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kwethluk residents report their race to be Native American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Kwethluk include Russian, European, Yugoslavian, Other West Indian, and West Indian.

The most common language spoken in Kwethluk is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Polish.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2022. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

total Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Violent Crime

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

property Crime Index

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

Property Crime Index By Type
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Property Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

School Rating Information

 

School Quality

(100 is best)

Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

Rates the quality of all K-12 public schools that serve this neighborhood. Info

Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AK* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Joann A. Alexie Memorial School
101 Village Rd
Atmautluak, AK 99559
PK-12
Gladys Jung Elementary School
1007 Ron Edwards Memorial Dr
Bethel, AK 99559
03-06
Bethel Regional High School
1006 Ron Edwards Memorial Dr
Bethel, AK 99559
07-12
Chaputnguak School
102 Village Rd
Chefornak, AK 99561
PK-12
Chief Paul Memorial School
105 Village Rd
Kipnuk, AK 99614
PK-12
Ayagina'ar Elitnaurvik School
106 Village Rd
Kongiganak, AK 99559
PK-12
Kwigillingok School
108 Village Rd
Kwigillingok, AK 99622
PK-12
Nelson Island Area School
101 Sunny Side Rd
Toksook Bay, AK 99637
PK-12
Anna Tobeluk Memorial School
114 Village Rd
Nunapitchuk, AK 99641
PK-12
Arviq School
116 Village Rd
Platinum, AK 99651
KG-12
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik School
1010 Fourth Ave
Bethel, AK 99559
PK-06
Paul T. Albert Memorial School
120 Village Rd
Tununak, AK 99681
PK-12
Akula Elitnaurvik School
100 Akula Heights
Kasigluk, AK 99609
PK-12
Eek School
103 Village Rd
Eek, AK 99578
PK-12
Lewis Angapak Memorial School
119 Village Rd
Tuntutuliak, AK 99680
PK-12
Nuniwarmiut School
109 Village Rd
Mekoryuk, AK 99630
PK-12
William Miller Memorial School
110 Village Rd
Napakiak, AK 99634
PK-12
Mikelnguut Elitnaurviat School
1005 Raven's Way
Bethel, AK 99559
PK-02
Ket'acik/aapalluk Memorial School
107 Village Rd
Kwethluk, AK 99621
PK-12
Z. John Williams Memorial School
111 Village Rd
Napaskiak, AK 99634
PK-12
Ayaprun School
112 Village Rd
Newtok, AK 99559
PK-12
Kuinerrarmiut Elitnaurviat School
117 Village Rd
Quinhagak, AK 99655
PK-12
Negtemiut Elitnaurviat School
113 Village Rd
Nightmute, AK 99690
PK-12
Qugcuun Memorial School
115 Village Rd
Oscarville (Kuiggayagaq), AK 99559
PK-12
Rocky Mountain School
121 Village Rd
Goodnews Bay, AK 99589
PK-12
Akiuk Memorial School
104 Village Rd
Kasigluk, AK 99609
PK-12
Mertarvik School
112 Village Rd
Mertarvik, AK 99559
PK-12
Akiachak School
Akiachak #51100
Akiachak, AK 99551
KG-12
Tuluksak School
Tuluksak # 115
Tuluksak, AK 99679
KG-12
Akiak School
Akiak # 5227
Akiak, AK 99552
KG-12
Accelus Correspondence School
Tuluksak # 115
Tuluksak, AK 99679
07-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 2 districts:

LOWER KUSKOKWIM SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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Students Per Classroom

District Quality Compared to Alaska

(10 is best)

Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

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Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
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Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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YUPIIT SCHOOL DISTRICT


Students Enrolled in This District


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District Quality Compared to Alaska

(10 is best)

Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

(10 is best)

Better than of US school districts.

Schools In This District

School District Enrollment By Group

Ethnic/racial Groups This District This State
White (non-hispanic)
Black
Hispanic
Asian Or Pacific Islander
American Indian Or Native Of Alaska
Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED UNREPORTED

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