Eagle, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 86 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -33.3%
Males: 51  (60.2%)
Females: 35  (39.8%)
Median resident age:  55.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99738

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,317 (it was $36,042 in 2000)
Eagle:

$36,317
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,281 (it was $20,221 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $61,816 (it was $75,000 in 2000)
Eagle:

$61,816
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $81,792; Detached houses: $81,792

Median gross rent in 2012: $469.

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  • White alone - 78 (90.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (8.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1 (1.2%)
Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Eagle: 108.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (36.9%), Irish (16.2%), English (8.1%), Swedish (8.1%), Scottish (7.2%), French (6.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1901

Land area: 1.01 square miles.

Population density: 85 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Eagle:

  • High school or higher: 82.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 14.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 6.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Eagle city:

  • Never married: 34.2%
  • Now married: 57.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 4.5%

2 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.6%
Alaska:  6.7%

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

Eagle city:  0.5% ($350)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (365.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2329.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Eagle Village, AK (1.6 miles) , Chicken, AK (7.3 miles) , Circle, AK (10.5 miles) , Central, AK (10.7 miles) , Tok, AK (10.7 miles ), Dot Lake Village, AK (10.8 miles) , Dot Lake, AK (10.8 miles) , Tanacross, AK (10.8 miles) .

Latitude: 64.79 N, Longitude: 141.20 W

Area code: 907

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

11.0%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -34 (-20.9%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (37%)
  • Utilities (37%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Educational services (50%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (25%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (19%)
  • Construction (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Religious workers (21%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (14%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Cashiers (10%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10%)
  • Registered nurses (21%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (16%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (16%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Secondary school teachers (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)

Average climate in Eagle, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Eagle-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 434% 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 329.6 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 214.8 miles away from Eagle center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 465.1 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 286.0 miles away from Eagle 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 414.5 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)

Airports located in Eagle:

  • Eagle Airport (Runways: 1, Air Taxi Ops: 400, Itinerant Ops: 1,200, Local Ops: 800)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Eagle:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 195 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 368 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 368 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1303 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1307 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1329 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Peninsula College (about 1329 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)

Public high school in Eagle:

See full list of schools located in Eagle

Library in Eagle:

  • EAGLE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $17,332; Location: 2ND & AMUNDSEN; 8,604 books; 599 audio materials; 1,914 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 43 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Eagle: Eagle Emergency Medical Services (A), Eagle Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Eagle: Eagle Historic District (1). Display/hide its location on the map

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

EAGLE CITY WELL (Population served: 192, Groundwater under infl of surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-03-2013)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In MAY-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAY-07-2009), St Boil Water Order (MAY-07-2009), St Public Notif received (OCT-27-2009), St Boil Water Order (OCT-27-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-01-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-16-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-28-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In OCT-16-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 39.8%
(38.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  61.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 2.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Eagle compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below 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 significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (92%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (5%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Eagle city (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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 2$1,573
Other and Unallocable 0$0 2$298
Totals for Government 0$0 4$1,871

Eagle government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $23,000 ($267.44)
    General - Other: $6,000 ($69.77)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($34.88)
    Fire Protection: $2,000 ($23.26)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($11.63)
    Libraries: $1,000 ($11.63)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Health - Other: $6,000 ($69.77)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($34.88)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $19,000 ($220.93)

Eagle government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $68,000 ($790.70)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($81.40)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $26,000 ($302.33)

Eagle government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $111,000 ($1290.70)

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 Eagle:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Eagle:

  • K219DM (91.7 FM; EAGLE, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)

TV broadcast stations around Eagle:

  • K05IJ (Channel 5; EAGLE VILLAGE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K09RF (Channel 9; EAGLE VILLAGE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 9
Total length: 42 meters (138ft)
Total average daily traffic: 360
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 1,140

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • EAGLE POWERHOUSE, Eagle Powerhouse, Approx. 0.3 Mi. Sw Of Downtown Eagle (Lat: 64.783528 Lon: -141.204000), Type: Bant, Structure height: 7.6 m, Overall height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WQME493
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.470 MHz, 153.725 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/15/2010, Expiration Date: 07/15/2020, Certifier: Tom Ervin
    Registrant: Alaska Power & Telephone, M. P. 1314 Alaska Highway, Tok, AK 99780, Phone: (907) 883-5101, Fax: (907) 883-5815, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 119 6th St (Lat: 64.818056 Lon: -141.207306), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KWI68, Licensee ID: L00014965
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.64440 MHz, 2.18340 MHz, 2.51440 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 4.03640 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 6.94990 MHz, 8.06840 MHz, 11.4384 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/19/1993, Expiration Date: 11/19/1998, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Brian L Simpson, 119 6th St, Eagle, AK 99738
  • Don Merley Residence (Lat: 64.788611 Lon: -141.206472), Type: Pole, Call Sign: KWO93, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.29440 MHz, 3.35540 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 5.20890 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/03/1994, Expiration Date: 01/05/2000, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Eagle)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Eagle)
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