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Population in 2010: 7. Population change since 2000: -58.8%
Males: (47.1%)
Females: (52.9%)

Median resident age:  53.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99732

Estimated median household income in 2012: $103,766 (it was $66,250 in 2000)
Chicken:

$103,766
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $110,809

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $91,092 (it was $45,000 in 2000)
Chicken:

$91,092
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $83,035; Detached houses: $83,035

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  • White alone - 6 (85.7%)
  • Hispanic - 1 (14.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Chicken: 130.6 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (50.0%), Scottish (50.0%).

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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For population 25 years and over in Chicken:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%

For population 15 years and over in Chicken CDP:

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

1 residents are foreign born (5.9% Europe).

This place:  5.9%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Chicken, Alaska as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Chicken to the number of sex offenders is 7 to 1.


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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)



Average climate in Chicken, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Chicken-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 69% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/13/2002 at 13:40:39, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, 4.8 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 98.4 miles away from the city center
On 8/30/2005 at 04:24:03, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.3 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.0 ML, Depth: 3.9 mi) earthquake occurred 85.3 miles away from Chicken center
On 11/5/2002 at 11:32:06, a magnitude 4.8 (4.1 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.1 ML, Depth: 1.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 98.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/5/2002 at 06:08:59, a magnitude 4.8 (4.1 MB, 4.8 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/28/2006 at 22:18:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.2 MW, 4.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 94.8 miles away from Chicken center
On 11/5/2002 at 23:14:02, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.4 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 90.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Chicken:

  • Chicken Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 125, Itinerant Ops: 50, Local Ops: 300)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Chicken:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 186 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 322 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1280 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1283 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1306 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1335 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1344 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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:

CHICKEN COUNTRY STORE (Population served: 57, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2004
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2005. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2006)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 41 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 0.0%

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

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.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below 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.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.46%
Here21.5%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents23.8%20.8%14.2%14.2%27.0%
Congregations7.1%14.3%21.4%14.3%42.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

12.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.37%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.09% ($33,038 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.00% ($60,760)


10.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.63% ($37,328 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($38,917)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.62% ($38,400)

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:

Aug 22, 1996 09:30 PM, Taylor Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 31 meters (102ft)
Total costs: $116,000
Total average daily traffic: 975
Total average daily truck traffic: 8
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,850


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • 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: 11365.0 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: 6286.19 MHz, 10875.0 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:

7
  • Call Sign: WL7CTR, Licensee ID: L01135180
    Grant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 06/13/2016, Certifier: Earl L Schene
    Registrant: Earl L Schene, Chicken, AK 99732-0066
  • Call Sign: WL7VO, Licensee ID: L00857274
    Grant Date: 05/03/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Cancellation Date: 07/13/2004, Certifier: Charles R Hammond
    Registrant: Charles R Hammond, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Call Sign: WL7VP, Licensee ID: L00286936
    Grant Date: 05/03/2004, Expiration Date: 07/15/2014, Certifier: Robin L Hammond
    Registrant: Robin L Hammond, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Call Sign: KL1BU, Licensee ID: L00329500
    Grant Date: 02/26/2001, Expiration Date: 02/26/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/16/2002, Certifier: Marie B Fichtelman
    Registrant: Marie B Fichtelman, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Call Sign: WL7GMT, Previous Call Sign: KL1BU, Licensee ID: L00329500
    Grant Date: 04/16/2002, Expiration Date: 04/16/2012, Certifier: Marie B Fichtelman
    Registrant: Marie B Fichtelman, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Call Sign: KL7B, Previous Call Sign: WL7VO, Licensee ID: L00857274
    Grant Date: 07/13/2004, Expiration Date: 07/13/2014, Certifier: Charles R Hammond
    Registrant: Charles R Hammond, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Call Sign: KL1WV, Licensee ID: L01047491
    Grant Date: 08/02/2005, Expiration Date: 08/02/2015, Certifier: Darcy H Hammond
    Registrant: Darcy H Hammond, Chicken, AK 99732

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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 , Serial Number: 18051507, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 06/04/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory S Wiren, Box 48, Chicken, AK 99732
  • 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 , Serial Number: 320D0023, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1966
    Registrant (Individual): Dean Race, 77.5 S Taylor Hwy, Chicken, AK 99732
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43007 , Serial Number: 6666, Year manufactured: 1945, Airworthiness Date: 05/24/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory S Wiren, Box 48, Chicken, AK 99732


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