Village Name: Grayling
Status: Installed 07/26/07
Location Description: Grayling is located in Interior Alaska on the west bank of the Yukon River east of the Nulato Hills. It is 18 air miles north of Anvik. The community lies at approximately 62.903610° North Latitude and -160.064720° (West) Longitude. The area encompasses 10.9 sq. miles of land and 0.1 sq. miles of water.
Climate: The climate of Grayling is continental, with long, cold winters and relatively warm summers. Temperature extremes range between -60 to 87. Snowfall averages 110 inches, with 21 inches of total precipitation per year. The Yukon River is ice-free from June through October.
Runway: -State owned2,315' long by 60' wide
Barge: -Commercial Barge/Riverboat
Closest Major River: Yukon River
Demographics: A federally-recognized tribe is located in the community -- the Organized Village of Grayling. The population of the community consists of 91.8% Alaska Native or part Native. The population of Grayling is comprised of Holikachuk and Ingalik Indians. Subsistence activities are import to villagers' livelihoods. The sale of alcohol is banned in the village. During the 2000 U.S. Census, total housing units numbered 63, and vacant housing units numbered 12. Vacant housing units used only seasonally numbered 1. U.S. Census data for Year 2000 showed 52 residents as employed. The unemployment rate at that time was 20 percent, although 50.48 percent of all adults were not in the work force. The median household income was $21,875, per capita income was $7,049, and 64.46 percent of residents were living below the poverty level.
Power Source: AVEC
Local Government Offices: City of Grayling, P.O. Box 89, 99590, 453-5148
Hee-Yea-Lingde Corporation, 101 Third St, 99590, 453-5133
Grayling IRA Council, P.O. Box 49, 99590, 453-5116
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Village Website: None
This information was copied from: http://www.dced.state.ak.us/dca/commdb/CF_CIS.htm