Chickaloon, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 272. Population change since 2000: +27.7%
Males: 144  (53.0%)
Females: 128  (47.0%)
Median resident age:  55.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99674.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $59,647 (it was $49,792 in 2000)
Chickaloon:

$59,647
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,712 (it was $14,755 in 2000)

Chickaloon CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $242,377 (it was $98,300 in 2000)
Chickaloon:

$242,377
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: $513.

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  • Races in Chickaloon, AK (2010)

    Chickaloon races chart
    • 23184.9%White alone
    • 176.3%American Indian alone
    • 176.3%Two or more races
    • 41.5%Hispanic
    • 20.7%Asian alone
    • 10.4%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Chickaloon: 106.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (19.2%), German (17.6%), Italian (15.2%), Irish (11.8%), Scottish (8.4%), Danish (3.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 79.4 square miles.

Population density: 3.4 people per square mile   (very low).

Chickaloon,AK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Chickaloon:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 24.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 56.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Chickaloon CDP:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 65.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.6%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,361 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,586 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (59.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2326.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sutton-Alpine, AK (3.8 miles ), Lazy Mountain, AK (4.7 miles ), Buffalo Soapstone, AK (4.7 miles ), Farm Loop, AK (5.0 miles ), Butte, AK (5.0 miles ), Palmer, AK (5.0 miles ), Glacier View, AK (5.0 miles ), Knik River, AK (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 61.79 N, Longitude: 148.48 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Chickaloon household income distribution Chickaloon home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Public administration (23%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Wholesale trade (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation occupations (35%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Community and social service occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (32%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (20%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (13%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (11%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Chickaloon, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Chickaloon-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 812% 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 60.6 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 123.1 miles away from Chickaloon center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 171.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 369.5 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 287.2 miles away from Chickaloon 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 240.3 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)
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airports located in Chickaloon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chickaloon:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 61 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 61 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 213 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1346 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1350 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1359 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1371 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable location: Castle (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Bonnie Lake (A), Upper Bonnie Lake (B), Ida Lake (C), Drill Lake (D), Fish Lake (E), Harrison Lake (F), Long Lake (G), Ravine Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: California Creek (A), Sawmill Creek (B), Saw Mill Creek (C), Doone Creek (D), Coal Creek (E), Chikootna Creek (F). 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.9. This is about average.

City:

74.9
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.93. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.93
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 3.40. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 24.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.40
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.4%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for American Indian residents, 66.7% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.6%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.1%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Alaska average:

10.4

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Chickaloon 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:
Chickaloon:

48.5%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.3%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Chickaloon:

30.2
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Chickaloon:

19.9%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Chickaloon:

10.7%
State:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Chickaloon:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Chickaloon:

43.0%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

54.2%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.0%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Chickaloon, 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 Chickaloon:

  • 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)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Chickaloon:

  • KFAT (92.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Chickaloon:

  • K03GL (Channel 3; KING MOUNTAIN, ETC., AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K10MT (Channel 10; CHICKALOON, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Chickaloon fatal accident list:

Nov 3, 2011 04:47 PM, Sr-1 Glenn Highway, Lat: 61.80181, Lon: -148.23660, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3
Nov 6, 2006 01:17 AM, Sr-1, Lat: 61.78796, Lon: -148.45556, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jun 8, 2004 01:07 PM, I-A1 Glenn Highway, Hicks Creek, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Mar 24, 2003 08:34 PM, I-A1-5 Glenn Hwy, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 21, 2003 03:10 PM, I-A1-4 Glenn Hwy, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,420Total average daily traffic
  • 653Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,360Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • SAWMIL, Sawmill 1 Mile N Of Glenn Hwy Milepost 83 (Lat: 61.807250 Lon: -148.329972), Type: Tower, Structure height: 21.4 m, Overall height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WEG462
    Assigned Frequencies: 6825.00 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 09/16/2010, Expiration Date: 12/08/2020Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • SAW MILL, (Sawmill) 46.7 Km Ne (Lat: 61.806972 Lon: -148.334444), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 38.1 m, Overall height: 45.7 m, Call Sign: WFY618
    Assigned Frequencies: 6795.00 MHz, 11285.0 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 6404.79 MHzGrant Date: 02/24/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021Registrant: Dykema Gossett Pllc, 4000 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh St, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 486-1586, Fax: (855) 223-7059, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Mi 73 Glenn Hwy 7/10 Mi Fish Lakes Rd (Lat: 61.772250 Lon: -148.571667), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KFF87, Licensee ID: L00005447
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.45140 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 5.20590 MHz, 8.07140 MHzGrant Date: 09/20/1993, Expiration Date: 09/20/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001Registrant: Karl G Braendel, Chickaloon, AK 99674

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

2
  • Call Sign: KL7HHR, Licensee ID: L01034651, Grant Date: 07/27/2005, Expiration Date: 10/25/2015, Certifier: Albert L Haynes, Registrant: Albert L Haynes, Chickaloon, AK 99674
  • Call Sign: KL3KU, Licensee ID: L01686500, Grant Date: 02/02/2012, Expiration Date: 02/02/2022, Certifier: Darlene F Lust, Registrant: Darlene F Lust, Chickaloon, AK 99674


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Chickaloon)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$111,730
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.00

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

KING MOUNTAIN LODGE RESTAURANT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 2

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (38%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (8%)

Chickaloon compared to Alaska 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.

Chickaloon on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #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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