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Time Zone: Unalaska lies in the Alaskan Time Zone (AKST/AKDT)

Telephone Area Code: (907)

ZIP Code: 99685<1>

Elevation: Near sea level<2>

From the 2010 US Census     (For more detail, see our Census Page for Unalaska)

Population

2015:<3>     4,491   (2.63% increase since 2010)  
2010:     4,376   (2.17% increase since 2000)
2000:     4,283

Total Area:<4>   212.7 sq. miles [550.8 km²]   - of which 47.44% is water (100.9 sq. miles [261.3 km²])

Housing Units:<5>   1,106

Official Website: www.ci.unalaska.ak.us/

GPS Coordinates (Latitude/Longitude)<6>

For the purpose of mapping and calculating distances, we have chosen a reference point within Unalaska. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 53.8850, Longitude: -166.5337     [Map].

DMS - Degrees, Minutes, Seconds

Lat:   53° 53' 5"
Lon:   -166° 32' 1"

Name of USGS Topo Map:<7>   Unalaska C-2

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for Unalaska

GNIS ID:   2418866
FIPS State / Place Code:   02 / 80770

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Unalaska)


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Population

2015:     737,046   (3.78% increase since 2010)  
2010:     710,231   (13.29% increase since 2000)
2000:     626,932

Websites for State of Alaska

Official Website:   alaska.gov/
Tourism:   www.travelalaska.com/
Parks:   dnr.alaska.gov/parks/
Fishing & Hunting:   www.adfg.state.ak.us/regs/dept_regs.php

Federal GNIS/FIPS Codes for State of Alaska

GNIS ID:   1785533
FIPS State:   02

(For more about Federal Codes, see our Misc Page for Unalaska)

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The official website for Unalaska: www.ci.unalaska.ak.us/

The official website for State of Alaska: alaska.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Unalaska). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Unalaska or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Unalaska - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Every year, the US Census Bureau creates a population estimate for the preceeding year. Keep in mind that this value is an estimate and not an actual count. The most recent Census estimate is for the year 2015.

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<4>The area value has been supplied by the US Census Bureau and it can be different than the geographic boundaries of Unalaska. The value given by the Census Bureau reflects their statistical (or sampling) requirements. For example, if there is a cluster of people living just outside of the community's official boundary, the Census-defined area might be expanded to include that group.

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<5>A Housing Unit is a broad term for those places where people live (whether occupied or temporarily vacant), such as a house, an apartment, a mobile home, or an area that is considered as a separate living quarter. Separate living quarters (consisting of one or more rooms) are considered to be those places where people live, sleep and eat separately from others and that have access to the outside (either directly or by a shared hallway).

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<6>The longitude & latitude values may not be the geographic center of Unalaska, rather it may be a prominent intersection or the center of population, etc. It will vary depending on the source.

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<7>The USGS 7.5 Minute topographic map which includes Unalaska.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Unalaska.



 
 
 

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