View of Kodiak from Pillar Mountain
Location of Kodiak, Alaska
|- Total||4. Wikipedia talkFeatured lists for an explanation of this and other inclusion tags below -->This list of countries, arranged alphabetically The United States of America —commonly referred to as the A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent The US state of Alaska is not divided into counties, as are 48 other states but it is divided into boroughs ( Louisiana is divided into parishes Kodiak Island Borough is a borough located in the state of Alaska, United States. Area is a Quantity expressing the two- Dimensional size of a defined part of a Surface, typically a region bounded by a closed Curve. 8 sq mi (12. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 6 km²)|
|- Land||3. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 5 sq mi (9. 0 km²)|
|- Water||1. 4 sq mi (3. 6 km²)|
|Elevation||49 ft (15 m)|
|- Density||1,832. The elevation of a Geographic location is its height above a fixed reference point often the mean sea level. A foot (plural feet or foot; symbol or abbreviation ft or sometimes &prime – the prime symbol) is a non-SI unit The metre or meter is a unit of Length. It is the basic unit of Length in the Metric system and in the International Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7/sq mi (707. 6/km²)|
|Time zone||Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)|
|- Summer (DST)||AKDT (UTC-8)|
|GNIS feature ID||1404875|
Kodiak (Russian: Кадьяк) is a city on Kodiak Island in Kodiak Island Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. The Alaska Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting nine hours from Coordinated Universal Time ( UTC-9) The UTC−9 time zone is used in French Polynesia Gambier Islands United States (AKST— Alaska Standard Daylight saving time ( DST UTC−8 is a band of Timezones separated from the Universal Coordinated Time by 8 hours A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating Telephone number ranges to countries regions areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks Area code 907 covers the entire state of Alaska, except for the small southeastern Alaska community of Hyder Alaska, which uses the 250 Federal Information Processing Standards ( FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States Federal government for use by all non-military The Geographic Names Information System ( GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout Russian ( transliteration:,) is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages Kodiak Island is a large island on the south coast of the US state of Alaska, separated from the Alaska mainland by the Shelikof Strait. Kodiak Island Borough is a borough located in the state of Alaska, United States. A US state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the United States of America that share Sovereignty with the federal government Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent According to 2005 Census Bureau estimates, the population of the city is 6,273.  The city holds about half of the community's population.
Kodiak was the capital of Russian Alaska. Russian Alaska was the period between 1733 and 1867 in which Russia controlled the territory that today is the
Kodiak is located at (57. 793109, -152. 394188).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census 8 square miles (12. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. 6 km²), of which, 3. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of 5 square miles (9. 0 km²) of it is land and 1. 4 square miles (3. 6 km²) of it (28. 66%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 6,324 people, 1,996 households, and 1,361 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 1,832. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 7 people per square mile (706. 8/km²). There were 2,255 housing units at an average density of 652. 5/sq mi (251. 6/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 46. 40% White, 0. 69% Black or African Americans, 29. 1% Native American, 31. 73% Asian, 0. 93% Pacific Islander, 4. 36% from other races, and 5. 42% from two or more races. 8. 54% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There were 1,996 households out of which 40. 2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52. 1% were married couples living together, 10. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31. 8% were non-families. 24. 2% of all households were made up of individuals and 5. 4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3. 10 and the average family size was 3. 64.
In the city the population was spread out with 29. 1% under the age of 18, 8. 7% from 18 to 24, 32. 2% from 25 to 44, 23. 1% from 45 to 64, and 6. 8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 114. 3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 120. 6 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $55,142, and the median income for a family was $60,484. Males had a median income of $37,074 versus $30,049 for females. The per capita income for the city was $21,522. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 3. 7% of families and 7. 4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 4% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Kodiak is sometimes referred to as "Alaska's Emerald Isle". With a maritime climate, Kodiak is known for its rain. An oceanic climate (also called marine west coast climate and maritime climate) is the Climate typically found along the west coasts at the middle latitudes This creates lush green during the summer months. Winter temperatures are moderate. While snow storms and freezing temperatures are not uncommon, neither are warm, above-freezing temperatures with rain.
Kodiak has a rich Alutiiq culture. The Alutiiq (plural Alutiit) also called Pacific Yupik or Sugpiaq, are a southern coastal people of the Yupik peoples of Alaska. Kodiak's cultural traditions and history can be found at the Alutiiq Museum & Archaeological Repository, the Baranov Museum, and the Kodiak Military History Museum.
The lifestyles of many Kodiak residents still include subsistence food gathering. Subsistence is the food necessary to sustain life The following is a list of subsistence techniques: Hunting and Gathering Fishing (particularly for salmon and halibut), hunting (for black-tailed deer, elk, and goats), and berry-picking (salmonberry, blueberry, and high- and low-bush cranberry) are common summer and fall activities. For the computer security term see Phishing. Fishing is the activity of catching Fish. Salmon is the common name for several species of Fish of the family Salmonidae. A halibut is a type of Flatfish The Black-tailed deer, or Blacktail deer ( Odocoileus hemionus) is a species of Deer found in western North America, specifically the The elk, or wapiti ( Cervus canadensis) is one of the largest Species of Deer in the world and one of the largest Mammals in The domestic goat ( Capra aegagrus hircus) is a subspecies of goat Domesticated from the Wild goat of Southwest Asia and Eastern Europe Rubus spectabilis ( Salmonberry) is a species of Rubus native to the west coast of North America from southern Alaska to California Blueberries are Flowering plants in the genus Vaccinium, sect Cranberries are a group of Evergreen dwarf Shrubs or trailing vines in the genus Vaccinium subgenus Oxycoccos The community also has a number of large chain stores, including Wal-Mart and Safeway. Wal-Mart Stores Inc (or Walmart as written in its new logo is an American public corporation that runs a chain of large discount department stores
Kodiak's primary economic driver is the commercial fishing industry. The United States Coast Guard station (Integrated Support Command Kodiak) also drives important economic activity. Integrated Support Command Kodiak is the largest operating base of the United States Coast Guard, in Kodiak Alaska. Additional activity in commercial fisheries support services (such as welding and hydraulics shops and marine supply stores), government, social services, and retail establishments round out the employment picture in Kodiak.
Kodia's airport attracts both local and regional airlines, air taxis, and charter helicopters.
The City of Kodiak is home to a number of annual events that draw locals and people from off-island. The most well-known of these is Kodiak Crab Festival. Organized by the Kodiak Chamber of Commerce the event takes place over Memorial Day weekend. It includes a county fair-style main event, with carnival rides, food and game booths, and group activities. In addition, a number of events are organized over the three-day weekend that include a kayak race, a marathon, an ultra-marathon, a 9. The marathon is a long-distance foot race with an official distance of 42 An ultramarathon (also called ultra distance) is any sporting event involving Running longer than the traditional Marathon length of 42 2-mile mountain run called the Pillar Mountain Run and others.
Kodiak Bear sports have a long tradition dating back back into the 60's when Joe Floyd was successful in coordinating high school athletics as well as intramural sports. He was a coach for several sports as well as an athletic director for several years. There have been an total of eight ASAA affiliated State Championships in the variety of 2 Boys Track, 1 Girls X-Country, 1 Girls Basketball, 1 Boys Basketball, 1 Boys Baseball, and most recently Back to Back X-Country Boys titles in the Boys Cross Country (2006-07). Kristy Klinnert was the Alaska State Cross-Country Running Champion from 1983-1987. She set and still holds the State record in the two-mile. For two years in a row, she won the State Championship in the mile and 3200. In 1986, Kristi was named the Alaska Sports Person of the Year.