With a total area of 147,805 square miles, the Yukon-Koyukuk census area is roughly the same size as the state of Montana and the country of Germany. The area’s population density of 0.0449 residents per square mile is the smallest in the entire United States. The borough is the largest by area of any county or county equivalent in the country. The area has no official borough seat and the largest communities encompassed in Yukon-Koyukuk are Galena and Fort Yukon. The population of 5,695 encompasses 450 veterans. The median household income is $35,559, and the median home value is $106,500.
Although the area has a small veteran presence, a rich military history abounds Yukon. During World War II Galena Air Force Station was established, the air station stayed open from 1941 until 1993 when the cold war ended. The air station played a large role in developing and drawing people to the area.
Interesting and fun places to visit in the Yukon-Koyukuk area include buildings listed on the National Register of Historic Places. For example, the Coal Creek Historic Mining District, Bettles Lodge, Mission Church, Ruby Roadhouse, Tanana Mission, Woodchopper Roadhouse, and the Sourdough Inn.
Disabled veteran homeowners in Yukon-Koyukuk are eligible for a property tax exemption for the first $150,000 of the assessed property value, if the homeowner is more than 50 percent disabled.
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Home Search in Yukon-Koyukuk
Alatna, Allakaket, Anvik, Arctic Village, Beaver, Bettles, Birch Creek, Central, Chalkyitsik, Circle, Coldfoot, Evansville, Flat, Fort Yukon, Four Mile Road, Galena, Grayling, Holy Cross, Hughes, Huslia, Kaltag, Koyukuk, Lake Minchumina, Livengood, Manley Hot Springs, McGrath
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Maximum VA Appraisal Fees Allowable in Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
- Single Family: $700
- Condominium: $700
- Duplex Family: $850
- Triplex Family: $900
- Fourplex Family: $900
- Repair Inspection: $100
There are currently no VA approved condos in this census area. Click here to start the process of having a condo VA approved.
- Alaska VA Loan Information: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/alsaka-va-home-loan-limits/
- VA Loan Information by State: https://www.vahomeloancenters.org/va-loan-limit-maximum-va-loan-amount/