Chase, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 34. Population change since 2000: -17.1%
Males: 20  (61.0%)
Females: 14  (39.0%)
Median resident age:  45.1 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99676

Estimated median household income in 2013: $22,881 (it was $16,250 in 2000)
Chase:

$22,881
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,768 (it was $16,000 in 2000)

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
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Chase: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 92.9 square miles.

Population density: 0.4 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Chase:

  • High school or higher: 104.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Chase CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $208

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (85.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2394.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Talkeetna, AK (2.8 miles ), Trapper Creek, AK (3.4 miles ), Petersville, AK (4.7 miles) , Susitna North, AK (4.7 miles ), Y, AK (5.2 miles ), Willow, AK (6.7 miles ), Skwentna, AK (7.3 miles) , Houston, AK (7.6 miles ).

Latitude: 62.42 N, Longitude: 150.08 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Chase household income distribution Chase home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Chase, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Chase-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 813% 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 126.0 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 106.8 miles away from Chase center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 112.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 387.3 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 354.6 miles away from Chase center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 97.7 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chase:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 86 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 86 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 183 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1413 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1416 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1426 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1437 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Chase: Chase (A), Lane (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Willie Lake (A), Devore Lake (B), Snowflake Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Portage Creek (A), Dog Hair Creek (B). Display/hide their 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  55.6%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.6%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Chase compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Alaska average:

10.4

Chase travel time to work - commute Chase mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chase 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%

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 Chase:

  • 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.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chase:

  • KTNA (88.5 FM; TALKEETNA, AK; Owner: TALKEETNA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • Curry, Lat: 62.593333 Lon: -150.015000, Type: Ltower, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQGV453
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Dean L Strid
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Denali Princess, 0.43 Mi East Of Interstate 3 (Lat: 62.561917 Lon: -150.222222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQLJ587
    Assigned Frequencies: 11153.1 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/12/2010, Expiration Date: 02/12/2020, Certifier: Jimmy Sipes
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

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