Big Lake, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 3,350. Population change since 2000: +27.1%
Males: 1,706  (50.9%)
Females: 1,644  (49.1%)
Median resident age:  37.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99652, 99654, 99688.

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Estimated median household income in 2013: $64,482 (it was $43,382 in 2000)
Big Lake:

$64,482
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $27,141 (it was $19,285 in 2000)

Big Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $201,846 (it was $101,100 in 2000)
Big Lake:

$201,846
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,067; Detached houses: $241,232; Townhouses or other attached units: $230,304; In 2-unit structures: $215,858; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,477; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,679; Mobile homes: $71,832; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,678

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,056.

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  • Races in Big Lake, AK (2010)

    Big Lake races chart
    • 2,83384.6%White alone
    • 2296.8%American Indian alone
    • 1534.6%Two or more races
    • 1043.1%Hispanic
    • 180.5%Asian alone
    • 70.2%Black alone
    • 30.09%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 30.09%Other race alone

Races in Big Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Big Lake: 107.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (15.2%), Irish (10.9%), English (6.7%), Scottish (4.3%), Swedish (3.4%), Danish (3.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 131.9 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Big Lake,AK real estate house value index trend

Big Lake, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Big Lake:

  • High school or higher: 93.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Big Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 58.4%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 4.3%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

48 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Alaska:

5.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Big Lake, Alaska as of May 28, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Big Lake to the number of sex offenders is 3,350 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,465 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,884 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (24.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2350.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Houston, AK (2.5 miles ), Knik-Fairview, AK (3.1 miles ), Meadow Lakes, AK (3.2 miles ), Point MacKenzie, AK (3.4 miles) , Wasilla, AK (3.8 miles ), Tanaina, AK (4.0 miles ), Willow, AK (4.0 miles ), Lakes, AK (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 61.54 N, Longitude: 149.89 W

Area code: 907

Big Lake household income distribution Big Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Big Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Big Lake, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Big Lake-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 831% 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 83.4 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 154.7 miles away from Big Lake center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 173.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 332.6 miles away from the city 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 312.6 miles away from Big Lake 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) earthquake occurred 281.7 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)
Big Lake topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Big Lake:

  • MAT-SU REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; WASILLA, AK)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Big Lake:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Big Lake:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 24 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 25 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 239 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1378 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1382 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1389 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1403 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Big Lake:

  • HOUSTON HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 12501 W HAWK RD, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Big Lake:

See full list of schools located in Big Lake

Library in Big Lake:

  • BIG LAKE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $264,072; Location: 3140 SOUTH BIG LAKE ROAD; 21,222 books; 1,491 audio materials; 1,638 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 25 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Big Lake: Big Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 8 - 2 (A), Central Matanuska - Susitna Fire Department Station 64 (B), Big Lake Volunteer Fire Department Station 8 - 1 (C), Big Lake Ambulance Service (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Johnson Pond (A), Whale Lake (B), Liten Lake (C), Echo Lake (D), West Papoose Lake (E), Beaver Lakes (F), Mirror Lake (G), Sara Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Threemile Creek (A), Meadow Creek (B), Lucile Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Big Lake include: Big Lake South State Recreation Site (1), Big Lake North State Recreation Site (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Alaska & Canada Midnight Sun Consultants (Tourism Consultants; PO Box 521798) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Big Lake Motel - Reservations & Information (South Big Lake Road) (1), Hangar Lounge (South Big Lake Road) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Matanuska-Susitna Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 92.5. This is worse than average.

City:

92.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 20.3. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

20.3
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 14.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.7
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.80. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.80
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.4%
(14.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 45.7% for Black residents, 10.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
110 people in other types of correctional institutions in 2000

Big Lake, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.9
Alaska average:

10.4

Big Lake travel time to work - commute Big Lake mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Big Lake CDP (based on Matanuska-Susitna Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,07674
Other5,65019
Catholic3,3544
Mainline Protestant2,27117
Black Protestant1931
Orthodox1121
None62,339-
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: 9
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

28.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Big Lake:

46.5%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.2
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Big Lake:

23.3%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.4%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Big Lake:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Big Lake:

35.6%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Big Lake:

57.1%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Big Lake:

78.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Big Lake, AK Residents

8.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.76%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.09%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.70% ($54,662 average AGI)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.26% ($47,420)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($41,194)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.39% ($45,900 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.28% ($46,553)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.24% ($52,959)

Strongest AM radio stations in Big Lake:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Big Lake:

  • KRPM (96.3 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNBA (90.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: KOAHNIC BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSKA (91.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOM., INC.)
  • KEAG (97.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAT (92.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNIK-FM (105.7 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: UBIK CORPORATION)
  • KGOT (101.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASH-FM (107.5 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQEZ (92.1 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KDBZ (102.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWHL (106.5 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYMG (98.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRUA (88.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA - BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • KATB (89.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KAFC (93.7 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KJHA (88.7 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Big Lake:

  • KAKM (Channel 7; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KTUU-TV (Channel 2; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIMO (Channel 13; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTVA (Channel 11; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KTBY (Channel 4; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: PIEDMONT TELEVISION OF ANCHORAGE LICENSE LLC)
Big Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Big Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 1m3ftTotal length
  • 20Total average daily traffic
  • 25Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Big Lake)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Forestry Office (Lat: 61.518611 Lon: -149.911389), Call Sign: KIL281, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 458.100 MHzGrant Date: 04/12/2000, Expiration Date: 04/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Div Of Forestry Office (Lat: 61.518611 Lon: -149.911389), Call Sign: KNFX430, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0000 MHz, 45.0400 MHzGrant Date: 05/03/2002, Expiration Date: 06/16/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Fish & Game Office (Lat: 61.566972 Lon: -149.800000), Call Sign: WQS467, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.0000 MHz, 45.0400 MHzGrant Date: 09/02/2000, Expiration Date: 09/10/2005, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • Mile 52 Parks Hwy (Lat: 61.567250 Lon: -149.706667), Call Sign: KCH486
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.625 MHz, 466.625 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/1996, Expiration Date: 12/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Fishers Fuel Inc, Box 520209, Big Lake, AK 99652, Phone: (907) 892-6706
  • Lat: 61.540056 Lon: -149.818722, Call Sign: WQSX370
    Assigned Frequencies: 467.212 MHzGrant Date: 12/04/2013, Expiration Date: 12/04/2023, Certifier: Bill J AllmanRegistrant: Innovation Wireless, 11869 Teale Street, Culver City, CA 90230, Phone: (888) 559-5565, Fax: (310) 482-3480, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • STATION, Division Of Forestry Office (Lat: 61.516111 Lon: -149.912778), Overall height: 21.3 m, Call Sign: WNEF466
    Assigned Frequencies: 2142.80 MHzGrant Date: 02/08/1999, Expiration Date: 05/12/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2000Registrant: Phone: (907) 269-5744
  • BIG LAKE, 8000' N/O Big Lake 3/4m W/O Rody Lake 1m Sse/O Beaverhouse Lake (Lat: 61.555833 Lon: -149.859444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WPYT325
    Assigned Frequencies: 19450.0 MHzGrant Date: 09/06/2013, Expiration Date: 10/21/2023, Certifier: Tina PidgeonRegistrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:
  • Big Lake, 3403 S. Gronwaldt St. (Lat: 61.544056 Lon: -149.831694), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 31.4 m, Call Sign: WQOA577
    Assigned Frequencies: 19610.0 MHzGrant Date: 07/26/2011, Expiration Date: 07/26/2021, Certifier: Jimmy SipesRegistrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Lat: 61.549444 Lon: -149.868889, Call Sign: WBQ83
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.23940 MHz, 3.35540 MHz, 5.13590 MHz, 5.13890 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 5.20890 MHz, 8.07140 MHzGrant Date: 01/30/1995, Expiration Date: 12/08/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Carl Berry, Big Lake, AK 99652
  • Block 3 Lot 13 Butler Sub (Lat: 61.539444 Lon: -149.815278), Type: Building, Overall height: 11 m, Call Sign: WSX81, Licensee ID: L00014858
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.51040 MHz, 3.26240 MHz, 4.37040 MHz, 4.42140 MHz, 5.16890 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/1994, Expiration Date: 06/30/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Deiser, Fred J:deiser, Dawn E, Big Lake, AK 99652

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Big Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

100 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Big Lake)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$192,0387$198,31036$191,3522$82,13013$190,597
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$235,2505$203,3021$15,6602$111,535
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$153,0336$175,27718$196,1561$21,2304$187,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$185,8333$198,01317$228,6562$120,0603$228,173
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$02$218,3701$111,3600$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$151,0301$143,720
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$105,790
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$69,6000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0005.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Lake and their reported violations in the past:

MEADOW BROOK SUBDIVISION (Population served: 465, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between AUG-15-2007 and NOV-14-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance Meeting conducted (NOV-05-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-14-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-11-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In APR-11-2014, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-21-2005), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2011)
  • 49 regular monitoring violations
WESTWOOD WATER COMPANY INC (Population served: 180, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In AUG-01-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-12-2009)
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
MAJESTIC HILLS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 168, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
DOCK ROCKERS LAUNDRY (Address: 3462 S. BIG LAKE RD. BIG LAKE AK 99623 , Population served: 162, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAMP MARANATHA (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (OCT-04-2005), St Compliance achieved (OCT-06-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
FAITH BIBLE FELLOWSHIP (Population served: 69, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-26-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (DEC-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-15-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ISLANDER BAR & RESTAURANT (Population served: 68, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In JAN-01-2007. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-25-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Tech. No Prior State Approval - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-25-2007), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-26-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-05-2007)
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
TANGLE RIVER INN (Population served: 60, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 5 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Big Lake that have no violations reported:

  • NORTHERN LIGHTS TERRACE (Population served: 168, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SUTTON HILLTOP TESORO (Population served: 78, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MID VALLEY SENIOR CENTER (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BIG LAKE BAPTIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 52
  • Hazardous Condition: 11
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 9

Incident types - Big Lake

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Most common first names in Big Lake, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John870.6 years
Robert664.8 years
James568.0 years
William567.8 years
Thomas466.5 years
Donald370.0 years
David365.6 years
Richard371.0 years
Walter365.0 years
Dorothy282.0 years
Most common last names in Big Lake, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson471.7 years
Davis376.4 years
Moore372.3 years
Payne345.3 years
Smith355.0 years
Hahn269.0 years
Daily256.5 years
Engebreth276.5 years
Charles277.5 years
Donald266.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (34%)
  • Wood (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Electricity (1%)

Businesses in Big Lake, AK

  • Curves: 1

Big Lake compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Big Lake on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other types of correctional institutions (population 1,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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