Dot Lake, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 13. Population change since 2000: -31.6%
Males: (47.4%)
Females: (52.6%)
Median resident age:  48.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99737

Estimated median household income in 2012: $21,536 (it was $13,750 in 2000)
Dot Lake:

$21,536
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,880 (it was $19,406 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $96,152 (it was $47,500 in 2000)
Dot Lake:

$96,152
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $102,806; Detached houses: $102,806
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  • White alone - 9 (69.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (23.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (7.7%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dot Lake: 197.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (100.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 278.0 square miles.

Population density: 0.05 people per square mile   (very low).

Dot Lake, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Dot Lake:

  • High school or higher: 103.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 40.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 1.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dot Lake CDP:

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

2 residents are foreign born (10.5% Europe).

This place:  10.5%
Alaska:  6.7%

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

Dot Lake CDP:  0.4% ($199)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (249.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2320.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Dot Lake Village, AK (1.0 miles) , Dry Creek, AK (4.1 miles) , Tanacross, AK (5.4 miles) , Healy Lake, AK (5.5 miles) , Tok, AK (6.3 miles ), Deltana, AK (6.8 miles ), Fort Greely, AK (7.0 miles ), Mentasta Lake, AK (7.3 miles) .

Latitude: 63.66 N, Longitude: 144.07 W

Area code: 907

Dot Lake household income distribution Dot Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Dot Lake, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Dot Lake, Alaska average temperatures Dot Lake, Alaska average precipitation Dot Lake, Alaska humidity Dot Lake, Alaska wind speed Dot Lake, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Dot Lake-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 567% 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 215.3 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 113.0 miles away from Dot Lake center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 212.7 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 221.7 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 337.5 miles away from Dot Lake center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 442.5 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 Dot Lake:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 141 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 252 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 252 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1308 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1312 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1329 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1334 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high school in Dot Lake:

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Lakes: Robertson Lake Number 2 (A), Dot Lake (B), Fish Lake (C), Jan Lake (D), Monte Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Sam Creek (A), Robertson River (B), Chief Creek (C), Bear Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  42.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Dot Lake compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

Dot Lake travel time to work - commute Dot Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (82%)
  • Wood (18%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Dot Lake 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 Dot Lake:

  • 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.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Dot Lake:

  • K296DU (107.1 FM; DOT LAKE, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK MISSIONARY F/SHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Dot Lake:

  • K07RU (Channel 7; DOT LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13RM (Channel 13; DOT LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Dot Lake fatal accident list:

Oct 21, 2006 10:50 PM, Sr-2 Alaska Highway, Lat: 63.69364, Lon: -144.31305, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 13, 2005 11:21 PM, I-Sr2 Alaska Hwy, Mp 1349, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 19, 2003 10:30 PM, I-2 Alaska Hwy, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Knob Ridge Wacs Site (Lat: 63.648250 Lon: -144.064778), Call Sign: KXC833, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.415 MHz, 155.415 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2004, Expiration Date: 04/18/2014
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • DOT LAKE, 1 Mi S Of (Lat: 63.648222 Lon: -144.064750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WNEE907
    Assigned Frequencies: 6605.00 MHz, 6745.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/01/2009, Expiration Date: 06/16/2019
    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:

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  • Call Sign: KL1KT, Licensee ID: L00628622
    Grant Date: 01/27/2003, Expiration Date: 01/27/2013, Certifier: Jesse K Frederick
    Registrant: Jesse K Frederick, Dot Lake, AK 99737
  • Call Sign: KL1OM, Licensee ID: L00781679
    Grant Date: 12/16/2003, Expiration Date: 12/16/2013, Certifier: Kathleen A Ashcraft
    Registrant: Kathleen A Ashcraft, 1361.3 Alaska Highway, Dot Lake, AK 99737

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2500G , Serial Number: 51800, Year manufactured: 1959, Airworthiness Date: 01/27/1959
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Bill Hanley, Po Box 254 Dot Lake Substat, Dot Lake, AK 99737, Other Owners: Bettyanne Donahoo

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