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Southeast Fairbanks Census Area

Population in 2010: 94. Population change since 2000: -26.6%
Males: 42  (44.7%)
Females: 52  (55.3%)

Median resident age:  37.3 years
Alaska median age:  36.1 years

Zip code: 99737

Estimated median household income in 2011: $17,077 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Dry Creek:

$17,077
Alaska:

$67,825
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $11,115

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $631,125 (it was $350,000 in 2000)
Dry Creek:

$631,125
Alaska:

$238,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $577,550; Detached houses: $577,550

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  • White alone - 90 (95.7%)
  • Hispanic - 4 (4.3%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Dry Creek: 825.4 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (100.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 156.4 square miles.

Population density: 0.6 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Dry Creek:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dry Creek CDP:

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

0 residents are foreign born

This place:  0.0%
Alaska:  6.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (238.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2332.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Dot Lake, AK (4.1 miles) , Dot Lake Village, AK (4.2 miles) , Healy Lake, AK (4.6 miles) , Deltana, AK (5.6 miles ), Fort Greely, AK (5.7 miles ), Delta Junction, AK (6.5 miles ), Tanacross, AK (6.6 miles) , Big Delta, AK (7.0 miles ).

Latitude: 63.68 N, Longitude: 144.60 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (40%)
  • Construction (20%)
  • Food (20%)
  • Public administration (20%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (20%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Food processing workers (20%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (20%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (20%)



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Earthquake activity:

Dry Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 1673% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 96.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:32:17, a magnitude 6.0 (5.6 MB, 6.0 ML, 5.8 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 40.6 miles away from Dry Creek center
On 10/22/1996 at 22:15:02, a magnitude 5.8 (5.7 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:50:45, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 22.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/4/2002 at 00:50:43, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 33.0 miles away from Dry Creek center
On 1/24/2003 at 04:52:10, a magnitude 5.5 (5.1 MB, 4.6 MS, 5.1 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.6 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 Southeast Fairbanks Census Area County (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

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

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

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 127 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 241 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1322 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1325 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1347 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1375 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1384 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable location: Dry Creek Emergency Medical Response Team Station 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: South Johnson Lake (A), Plateau Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Berry Creek (A), Sears Creek (B), Prospect Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%

Average household size:
This place:  3.2 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:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

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Dry Creek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age below 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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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 Dry Creek:

  • 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)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

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