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Population in 2010: 105. Population change since 2000: -23.4%
Males: 51  (48.7%)
Females: 54  (51.3%)

Median resident age:  28.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99575

Estimated median household income in 2012: $30,749 (it was $17,500 in 2000)
Crooked Creek:

$30,749
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,184

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $171,745 (it was $82,100 in 2000)
Crooked Creek:

$171,745
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $172,188; Detached houses: $172,188

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  • American Indian alone - 88 (83.8%)
  • Two or more races - 9 (8.6%)
  • White alone - 8 (7.6%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crooked Creek: 112.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.9%), English (1.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 101.1 square miles.

Population density: 1.0 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Crooked Creek:

  • High school or higher: 60.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 26.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crooked Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 64.4%
  • Now married: 19.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 13.5%
  • Divorced: 2.9%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Crooked Creek, Alaska as of November 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Crooked Creek to the number of sex offenders is 53 to 1.


Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (279.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2586.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Red Devil, AK (5.1 miles) , Sleetmute, AK (5.8 miles) , Flat, AK (6.4 miles) , Chuathbaluk, AK (6.4 miles) , Stony River, AK (7.1 miles) , Aniak, AK (7.1 miles ), Holy Cross, AK (7.6 miles ), Shageluk, AK (8.4 miles) .

Latitude: 61.86 N, Longitude: 158.13 W

Area code: 907

Crooked Creek household income distribution Crooked Creek home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

16.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Educational services (32%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Health care and social assistance (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Educational services (30%)
  • Health care and social assistance (30%)
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (17%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (31%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (23%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Plant and system operators (15%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (15%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (56%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (19%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (13%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (13%)


Average climate in Crooked Creek, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Crooked Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 53% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/8/2005 at 23:41:43, a magnitude 4.6 (3.8 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 28.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 41.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/2005 at 07:35:30, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 ML, Depth: 18.9 mi) earthquake occurred 48.9 miles away from Crooked Creek center
On 5/27/2005 at 07:34:04, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/26/1991 at 19:17:32, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 38.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/9/2005 at 00:07:58, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 27.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 42.2 miles away from Crooked Creek center
On 6/9/2005 at 00:08:54, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 ML, Depth: 3.7 mi) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Political contributions by individuals in Crooked Creek, AK

Airports located in Crooked Creek:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crooked Creek:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 278 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 381 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1637 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1640 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1661 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1686 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1692 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Crooked Creek: Parents Trading Post (A), Canoe Village (B), Crooked Creek Volunteer Fire Department (C), Yukon Kuskokwim Health Crooked Creek Health Clinic (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Bell Creek (A), Village Creek (B), Oskawalik River (C), Little Creek (D), Jungjuk Creek (E), Crooked Creek (F), Central Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Bethel Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

CROOKED CREEK WATERING POINT (Population served: 111, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2003 and DEC-16-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2003)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-2002 and DEC-16-2003, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-16-2003)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and DEC-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and DEC-01-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-30-2000), Fed Compliance achieved (DEC-01-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-1998 and FEB-15-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from FEB-15-2001 to DEC-16-2003)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • 214 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 18.4%
(30.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  68.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  26.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Crooked Creek, AK

Crooked Creek compared to Alaska state average:

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


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Crooked Creek travel time to work - commute


Crooked Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (52%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (48%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Crooked Creek CDP (based on Bethel Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.89%
Here47.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchMoravian Church in AmericaOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses The Evangelical Covenant ChurchOther
Adherents46.2%27.9%20.1%2.5%3.3%
Congregations18.6%41.9%20.9%4.7%14.0%
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: 21
Bethel Census Area:

12.26 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Bethel Census Area:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
Here:

4.67 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.3%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bethel Census Area:

34.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

6.00% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.00%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.58% ($27,013 average AGI)
from Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.49% ($19,167)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.22% ($25,000)


7.43% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,804 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.34% ($37,402 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.72% ($38,333)
to Wade Hampton Census Area, AK  0.46% ($27,783)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crooked Creek:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crooked Creek:

  • K07RZ (Channel 7; CROOKED CREEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13RS (Channel 13; CROOKED CREEK, AK; Owner: CROOKED CREEK TRADITIONAL COUNCIL)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total average daily traffic: 100
Total average daily truck traffic: 1
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 120


FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Snow Gulch Mine 18 Mi N Of (Lat: 61.899306 Lon: -158.385722), Type: Pole, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: KNE95
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.26240 MHz, 4.03640 MHz, 5.13590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 5.20590 MHz, 8.06840 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/20/1994, Expiration Date: 04/20/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Spencer Lyman, Flat, AK 99584
  • Crooked Creek Airport (Lat: 61.869028 Lon: -158.137111), Call Sign: WDW9, Licensee ID: L00011273
    Assigned Frequencies: 129.600 MHz, 130.100 MHz, 130.200 MHz, 130.300 MHz, 130.400 MHz, 130.900 MHz, 131.100 MHz, 131.300 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/23/1994, Expiration Date: 08/10/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Alaska Aviation Radio Inc, 1776 K St Nw, Washington, DC 20006

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 1688V , Serial Number: 17263714, Year manufactured: 1974, Airworthiness Date: 08/30/1974
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Spencer W Lyman, Po Box 79, Crooked Creek, AK 99575, Other Owners: Carolyn M Lyman
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 114 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 63525 , Serial Number: 18052852, Year manufactured: 1977, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/1977
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Spencer W Lyman, Po Box 79, Crooked Creek, AK 99575, Other Owners: Carolyn M Lyman


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