Alcan Border, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 33. Population change since 2000: +57.1%
Males: 19  (58.3%)
Females: 14  (41.7%)
Median resident age:  16.6 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years

Zip code: 99764

Estimated median household income in 2016: $109,665 (it was $65,000 in 2000)
Alcan Border:

$109,665
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $27,694 (it was $21,938 in 2000)
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  • Races in Alcan Border, AK (2010)

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    • 3090.9%White alone
    • 39.1%Hispanic
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Alcan Border: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 147.9 square miles.

Population density: 0.2 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Alcan Border:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 56.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 1.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Alcan Border CDP:

  • Never married: 24.9%
  • Now married: 75.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

16 residents are foreign born

This place:

44.4%
Alaska:

7.5%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (297.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2212.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Northway Junction, AK (5.3 miles) , Northway, AK (5.4 miles) , Northway Village, AK (5.6 miles) , Chisana, AK (7.1 miles) , Tetlin, AK (7.2 miles) , Nabesna, AK (7.9 miles) , Tok, AK (8.5 miles ), Mentasta Lake, AK (8.7 miles) .

Latitude: 62.69 N, Longitude: 141.20 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Alcan Border household income distribution Alcan Border home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

9.1%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Alcan Border, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Alcan Border-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 541% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 239.4 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 212.4 miles away from Alcan Border center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 316.9 miles away from the city center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 336.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 141.6 miles away from Alcan Border center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML) earthquake occurred 271.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Alcan Border:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 252 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 300 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 300 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1197 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1201 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1219 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1223 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Alcan Border: Scotty Creek Lodge (A), Seaton Roadhouse (B), Border City Trading Post (C), High Cache (D), Alcan Rescue Squad (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Island Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Scottie Creek (A), Mirror Creek (B), Desper Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  37.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Alaska average:

9.9

Alcan Border travel time to work - commute Alcan Border mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Alcan Border CDP (based on Southeast Fairbanks Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,01418
Other4342
Catholic3662
Mainline Protestant1824
None5,033-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Here:

13.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

32.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Alcan Border:

53.5%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

42.3%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.9
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Alcan Border:

23.6%
Alaska:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Alcan Border:

36.7%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

55.5%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Alcan Border, AK Residents

10.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.43% ($49,303 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.77% ($42,238)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.37% ($49,000)


10.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.66%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.38% ($37,369 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.99% ($46,074)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.84% ($50,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Alcan Border:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57%)
  • Other fuel (43%)

Alcan Border compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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