Farm Loop, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,028.
Population change since 2000: -3.7%
Males: 492  (47.9%)
Females: 536  (52.1%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99645.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $74,536 (it was $55,234 in 2000)
Farm Loop:

$74,536
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,470 (it was $20,880 in 2000)

Farm Loop CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $256,281 (it was $123,600 in 2000)
Farm Loop:

$256,281
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $254,347; detached houses: $253,660; townhouses or other attached units: $560,562; in 2-unit structures: $243,468; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $214,548; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $119,002; mobile homes: $66,417; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $392,580

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,429.

March 2019 cost of living index in Farm Loop: 108.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 2.5%
(1.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 17.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Farm Loop, AK (2010)
    • 90688.1%White alone
    • 434.2%American Indian alone
    • 414.0%Two or more races
    • 201.9%Hispanic
    • 90.9%Asian alone
    • 70.7%Black alone
    • 10.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.10%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: American (16.2%), English (14.5%), German (14.5%), European (8.1%), Italian (6.9%), Irish (4.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 8.84 square miles.

Population density: 116 people per square mile   (very low).

Farm Loop, Alaska map

13 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.1%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,556 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,915 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (36.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2335.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Palmer, AK (1.4 miles ),
Lazy Mountain, AK (1.8 miles ),
Buffalo Soapstone, AK (2.1 miles ),
Gateway, AK (2.2 miles ),
Fishhook, AK (2.3 miles ),
Lakes, AK (2.3 miles ),
Butte, AK (2.6 miles ),
Tanaina, AK (3.1 miles )

Latitude: 61.63 N, Longitude: 149.15 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Distribution of median household income in Farm Loop, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Farm Loop, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.3%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Farm Loop, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (10.7%)
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Educational services (6.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.1%)
  • Social assistance (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Public administration (11.5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.7%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.7%)
  • Social assistance (10.2%)
  • Public administration (9.8%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.2%)
  • Personal & laundry services (6.6%)
Most common occupations in Farm Loop, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Top executives (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.8%)
  • Engineers (3.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Engineers (7.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Top executives (6.1%)
  • Electricians (6.1%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (10.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (7.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Personal appearance workers (6.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)

Average climate in Farm Loop, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 83.1. This is about average.

City:

83.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 22.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 10.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.1
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 3.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.38
U.S.:

8.46

Earthquake activity:

Farm Loop-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 823% 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 65.7 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 139.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 174.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 348.9 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 296.4 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) earthquake occurred 258.7 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)
Farm Loop topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Farm Loop:

  • MAT-SU REGIONAL HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; WASILLA, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Farm Loop:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 38 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 38 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 228 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1360 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1363 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1371 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1384 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Farm Loop: Fishhook Junction (A), Palmer Fire Department Station 32 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Matanuska-Susitna Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

3.9%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
7 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

For population 15 years and over in Farm Loop:

Marital status in Farm Loop, AK
  • Never married: 32.4%
  • Now married: 51.6%
  • Separated: 4.4%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

For population 25 years and over in Farm Loop:

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.8
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Farm Loop, AK (based on Matanuska-Susitna Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,07674
Other5,65019
Catholic3,3544
Mainline Protestant2,27117
Black Protestant1931
Orthodox1121
None62,339-
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: 9
Here:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.1%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

28.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.2%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Farm Loop:

53.0%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Farm Loop:

21.3%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.7%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

39.5%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

58.8%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Farm Loop:

82.5%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Farm Loop, AK Residents

9.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
Alaska average:

7.70%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,740 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.31%
Alaska average:

0.16%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.86% ($65,112 average AGI)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.30% ($54,318)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.24% ($77,690)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Alaska average:

8.52%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($426 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.04% ($55,484 average AGI)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.26% ($53,581)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($50,925)

Strongest AM radio stations in Farm Loop:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Farm Loop:

  • KFAT (92.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNIK-FM (105.7 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: UBIK CORPORATION)
  • KGOT (101.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASH-FM (107.5 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRPM (96.3 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KQEZ (92.1 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KDBZ (102.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNBA (90.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: KOAHNIC BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSKA (91.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOM., INC.)
  • KWHL (106.5 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KEAG (97.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYMG (98.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRUA (88.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA - BOARD OF REGENTS)
  • K202CB (88.3 FM; PALMER, AK; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K208BC (89.5 FM; PALMER, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Farm Loop:

  • KAKM (Channel 7; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KTUU-TV (Channel 2; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIMO (Channel 13; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTVA (Channel 11; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K09JE (Channel 9; PALMER, AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K66CF (Channel 66; PALMER, AK; Owner: NORTHERN TELEVISION, INC.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 23Number of bridges
  • 171ft / 51.9mTotal length
  • $501,000Total costs
  • 72,327Total average daily traffic
  • 2,466Total average daily truck traffic
  • 87,570Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Farm Loop, AK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Farm Loop, AK
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$235,7931$311,8107$229,813
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$202,990
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$231,720
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$121,2703$221,950
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$136,300
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$132,680
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0003.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Farm Loop, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Farm Loop, AK - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Farm Loop, AK
  • 95.2%Utility gas
  • 2.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.4%Electricity
  • 0.7%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Farm Loop, AK
  • 79.6%Utility gas
  • 14.8%Wood
  • 5.6%Electricity


Farm Loop compared to Alaska state average:

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