Dry Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 94. Population change since 2000: -26.6%
Males: 68  (73.2%)
Females: 26  (26.8%)
Median resident age:  22.1 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99737

Estimated median household income in 2013: $49,555 (it was $12,500 in 2000)
Dry Creek:

$49,555
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $16,776 (it was $7,780 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $707,815 (it was $350,000 in 2000)
Dry Creek:

$707,815
AK:

$254,000
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  • Races in Dry Creek, AK (2010)

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    • 9095.7%White alone
    • 44.3%Hispanic
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Dry Creek: 142.9 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (40.8%), English (17.1%), Scottish (17.1%), German (15.8%), Irish (6.6%), Italian (3.9%).

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: 99.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 25.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Dry Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 64.5%
  • Now married: 22.6%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 12.9%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

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

Dry Creek CDP:  0.0% ($0)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

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

Dry Creek household income distribution Dry Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

11.0%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (41%)
  • Material moving occupations (41%)
  • Transportation occupations (18%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (100%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)

Average climate in Dry Creek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Dry Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 582% 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 208.2 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 96.6 miles away from Dry Creek center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 196.2 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 229.9 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 342.2 miles away from Dry Creek 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 109.5 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 Dry Creek:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 127 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 241 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 241 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1321 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1325 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1342 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1347 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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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 2013: 20.0%
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

Dry Creek compared to Alaska 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.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Alaska average:

10.4

Dry Creek travel time to work - commute Dry Creek mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,01418
Other4342
Catholic3662
Mainline Protestant1824
None5,033-
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: 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 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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