Copperville, Alaska

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Population in July 2007: 165.
Males: 90  (54.7%)
Females: 75  (45.3%)
Median resident age:  34.4 years
Alaska median age:  32.4 years

Zip code: 99588

Estimated median household income in 2016: $92,357 (it was $53,125 in 2000)
Copperville:

$92,357
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $33,433 (it was $21,733 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $243,249 (it was $120,300 in 2000)
Copperville:

$243,249
AK:

$267,800
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  • Races in Copperville, AK (2000)

    Copperville races chart
    • 13877.1%White alone
    • 2514.0%American Indian alone
    • 137.3%Two or more races
    • 31.7%Asian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Copperville: 109.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.2%), English (17.9%), Irish (15.1%), Swedish (8.4%), Dutch (6.1%), French (4.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 1.39 square miles.

Population density: 118 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Copperville:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Copperville CDP:

  • Never married: 23.4%
  • Now married: 58.2%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Copperville CDP:  0.6% ($711)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (155.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2268.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tazlina, AK (1.3 miles) , Silver Springs, AK (2.0 miles) , Glennallen, AK (2.3 miles ), Copper Center, AK (2.8 miles ), Gulkana, AK (3.4 miles) , Gakona, AK (4.1 miles ), Tolsona, AK (4.5 miles) , Willow Creek, AK (4.5 miles ).

Latitude: 62.07 N, Longitude: 145.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (21%)
  • Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (16%)
  • Public administration (14%)
  • Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (13%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (11%)
  • Utilities (9%)
  • Gasoline stations (5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (23%)
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (14%)
  • Social assistance (14%)
  • U. S. Postal service (9%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (9%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (9%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (18%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (14%)
  • Child care workers (14%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (14%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)

Average climate in Copperville, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Copperville-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 721% 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 103.0 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 125.2 miles away from Copperville center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 220.0 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 243.8 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 158.3 miles away from Copperville center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 399.4 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 Valdez-Cordova Census Area (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Copperville topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Copperville:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 158 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 158 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 207 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1273 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1276 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1289 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1298 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Valdez-Cordova Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Alaska:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  83.6%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.9%
Whole state:  7.5%

No gay or lesbian households reported
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

7.1%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

4.6%
Whole state:

4.0%

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Alaska average:

10.8

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Copperville CDP (based on Valdez-Cordova Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,56321
Other4725
Catholic4373
Mainline Protestant3455
Orthodox3284
Black Protestant1841
None6,307-
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: 8
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

8.43 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

7.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

12.65 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Valdez-Cordova Census Area:

31.8%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Copperville:

40.4%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.5%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Copperville:

27.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

54.2%
Alaska:

21.6%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Copperville:

6.4
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Copperville:

18.9%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

42.7%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Copperville:

76.5%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Copperville, AK Residents

10.01% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($49,572 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.01%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.92% ($53,795 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.60% ($55,870)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.47% ($51,278)


10.55% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,337 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.55%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.25% ($54,198 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.63% ($39,875)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.44% ($44,235)

Strongest AM radio stations in Copperville:

  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 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)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Copperville:

  • KXGA (90.5 FM; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Copperville:

  • K08LT (Channel 8; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: PAUL KILDAL)
  • K12MO (Channel 12; COPPER CENTER, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (74%)
  • Wood (17%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)

Copperville compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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