Chicken, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 7.
Population change since 2000: -58.8%
Males: (36.4%)
Females: (63.6%)
Median resident age:

53.5 years
Alaska median age:

35.3 years

Zip code: 99732

Estimated median household income in 2019: $116,337 (it was $66,250 in 2000)
Chicken:

$116,337
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $126,887 (it was $65,400 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $87,983 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Chicken:

$87,983
AK:

$281,200
March 2019 cost of living index in Chicken: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: Russian (5.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 115.4 square miles.

Population density: 0.06 people per square mile   (very low).

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1 resident is foreign born (5.9% Europe).

This place:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Chicken CDP:

0.6% ($250)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (319.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2301.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Eagle, AK (7.3 miles),
Eagle Village, AK (7.4 miles),
Tok, AK (7.9 miles ),
Tanacross, AK (8.1 miles),
Tetlin, AK (8.2 miles),
Dot Lake Village, AK (8.5 miles),
Dot Lake, AK (8.5 miles),
Northway Junction, AK (8.6 miles)

Latitude: 64.07 N, Longitude: 141.87 W

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.1%
Alaska:

8.1%

Average climate in Chicken, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Chicken-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 3550% 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 279.4 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) earthquake occurred 182.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 174.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 276.1 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) earthquake occurred 236.2 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) earthquake occurred 363.3 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)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
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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Airports located in Chicken:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chicken:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 186 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 322 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 322 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1280 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1284 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1304 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1306 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Chicken: Chicken Fireguard Station (A), South Fork Lodge (B), Franklin (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Wall Street Creek (A), Voss Creek (B), Stonehouse Creek (C), Soda Creek (D), Myers Fork (E), Mosquito Fork (F), Lilliwig Creek (G), Eagle Creek (H), Switch Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Chicken: Chicken Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

DOWNTOWN CHICKEN (Population served: 57, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUL-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In JUN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR and GWR) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In JUL-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-06-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2006
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2006
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2006
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This place:

1.4 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

40.0%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

8.6%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Chicken:

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

For population 25 years and over in Chicken:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

1.9
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Chicken, AK (based on Southeast Fairbanks Census Area data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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

13.25 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

6.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

32.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  1.43% ($56,892 average AGI)


8.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  1.97% ($56,058 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.02% ($60,037)

Strongest AM radio stations in Chicken:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, 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.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • 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.)

Chicken fatal accident list:

Sep 20, 1999 01:99 AM, Taylor Hwy, Lat: 64.057995, Lon: -141.767198, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 22, 1996 09:30 PM, Taylor Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 2, 1988 01:45 PM, Taylor Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 42, Fatalities: 1
Aug 25, 1983 10:30 AM, Taylor Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 29.9mTotal length
  • 1,170Total average daily traffic
  • 10Total average daily truck traffic
  • 1,600Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • Taylor Mountain, 6 Miles West Of Mile 60 Taylor Highway (Lat: 64.026111 Lon: -142.314722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15.3 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQQN233,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6286.19 MHz, 6715.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: Dean Strid, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Southfork DOT, Southfork Dot Camp, Mile 75 Taylor Highway (Lat: 64.050722 Lon: -141.785694), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 12.2 m, Call Sign: WQQN240,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6545.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: Dean Strid, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Southfork, 2 Miles North Of Mile 75 Taylor Highway (Lat: 64.075972 Lon: -141.804806), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 25.9 m, Call Sign: WQQN647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6715.00 MHz, 6545.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2013, Expiration Date: 02/04/2023, Certifier: Dean Strid, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Chicken)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 320D (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR GTSIO-520-C (340 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4123T, N4123T, N-4123T, Serial Number: 320D0023, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 04/09/2008
    Registrant (Individual): Dean Race, Po Box 26, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 414 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 7, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 198 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-520 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8BL, N8BL, N-8BL, Serial Number: 414-0098, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 10/23/1993, Certificate Issue Date: 01/25/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Pro One Janitorial Inc, 77 S Taylor Hwy, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2707X, N2707X, N-2707X, Serial Number: 18051507, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory S Wiren, Box 48, Chicken, AK 99732
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 02/21/2017

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Chicken, AK
  • 100.0%Wood


Chicken compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income above 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 significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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