Deltana, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 2,251. Population change since 2000: +43.4%
Males: 1,200  (53.4%)
Females: 1,051  (46.6%)
Median resident age:  34.8 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99737.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $56,655 (it was $50,066 in 2000)
Deltana:

$56,655
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,761 (it was $18,446 in 2000)

Deltana CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $229,337 (it was $95,100 in 2000)
Deltana:

$229,337
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $329,296; Detached houses: $332,489; In 2-unit structures: over $1,000,000; Mobile homes: $135,549

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,095.

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Deltana races chart
  • White alone - 2,035 (90.4%)
  • Two or more races - 62 (2.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 55 (2.4%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (2.4%)
  • Black alone - 21 (0.9%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.04%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Deltana: 107.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.6%), Ukrainian (13.7%), Irish (9.3%), Russian (8.6%), United States (5.9%), Polish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 562.2 square miles.

Population density: 4.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Deltana,AK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Deltana:

  • High school or higher: 97.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 13.0%
  • Unemployed: 12.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Deltana CDP:

  • Never married: 25.5%
  • Now married: 61.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 1.7%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

261 residents are foreign born (12.3% Europe).

This place:  13.3%
Alaska:  6.7%

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

Deltana CDP:  0.5% ($453)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (236.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2363.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fort Greely, AK (2.5 miles ), Delta Junction, AK (3.3 miles ), Big Delta, AK (4.2 miles ), Whitestone, AK (4.5 miles) , Healy Lake, AK (4.6 miles) , Dry Creek, AK (5.6 miles) , Dot Lake, AK (6.8 miles) , Dot Lake Village, AK (6.9 miles) .

Latitude: 63.96 N, Longitude: 145.41 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Deltana household income distribution Deltana home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

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

Average climate in Deltana, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Deltana-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 590% 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 215.6 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 76.8 miles away from Deltana center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 169.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.1 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 258.5 miles away from Deltana 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 367.0 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Deltana:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 95 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 238 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 238 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1353 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1356 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1374 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1378 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Deltana: Clearwater Ranch (A), Rural Deltana Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Donna Lake (A), Little Donna Lake (B), Clearwater Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Shelf Creek (A), Sawmill Creek (B), Rhoads Creek (C), Panoramic Creek (D), Little Gerstle River (E), Hajdukovich Creek (F), Granite Creek (G), Dougherty Creek (H), Arrow Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.4%
(12.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  75.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households
17 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
23 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Deltana compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Wood (41%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.46%
Here: 21.5%
USA: 50.2%

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%

10.00% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,620 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.00%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.43% ($49,303 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.77% ($42,238)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.37% ($49,000)


10.66% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($48,704 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.66%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.38% ($37,369 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.99% ($46,074)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.84% ($50,739)

Strongest AM radio stations in Deltana:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Deltana:

  • KDHS-LP (95.5 FM; DELTA JUNCTION, AK; Owner: DELTA/GREELY SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Deltana:

  • K10OB (Channel 10; DELTA JUNCTION, AK; Owner: R.E. ANDREASSEN)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Sawmill Creek, Alaska Hwy (Lat: 63.901389 Lon: -145.235000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 53.3 m, Call Sign: WQOS433
    Assigned Frequencies: 11565.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/2012, Expiration Date: 01/17/2022, Cancellation Date: 02/07/2013, Certifier: Jimmy Sipes
    Registrant: Gci Communication Corp, 2550 Denali Street, Suite 1000, Anchorage, AK 99503, Phone: (907) 868-5615, Fax: (907) 868-9817, Email:

Deltana on our top lists:

  • #11 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Engineers"
  • #57 (99737) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries"
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