Farm Loop, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,028. Population change since 2000: -3.7%
Males: 494  (48.1%)
Females: 534  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99645.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $81,404 (it was $55,234 in 2000)
Farm Loop:

$81,404
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,235 (it was $20,880 in 2000)

Farm Loop CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $234,311 (it was $123,600 in 2000)
Farm Loop:

$234,311
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,067; Detached houses: $241,232; Townhouses or other attached units: $230,304; In 2-unit structures: $215,858; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,477; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,679; Mobile homes: $71,832; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,678

Median gross rent in 2013: $920.

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  • Races in Farm Loop, AK (2010)

    Farm Loop races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Farm Loop: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (21.3%), English (16.7%), Irish (9.5%), Dutch (5.1%), French (4.6%), Scottish (4.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 8.84 square miles.

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

Farm Loop,AK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Farm Loop:

  • High school or higher: 94.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Farm Loop CDP:

  • Never married: 32.3%
  • Now married: 54.8%
  • Separated: 2.4%
  • Widowed: 2.2%
  • Divorced: 8.3%

31 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.7% Europe).

This place:

2.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,469 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,063 (1.0%)

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

Farm Loop household income distribution Farm Loop home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Information (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (3%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Material moving occupations (12%)
  • Community and social service occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (20%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Farm Loop: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Farm Loop, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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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 Farm Loop 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 Farm Loop 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)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 103. This is worse than average.

City:

103
U.S.:

75

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 21.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 10.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.46. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.46
U.S.:

19.96

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 3.71. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.71
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.8%
(7.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Alaska average:

10.4

Farm Loop travel time to work - commute Farm Loop mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

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
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

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
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

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

8.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.76%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.09%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.70% ($54,662 average AGI)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.26% ($47,420)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($41,194)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.39% ($45,900 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.28% ($46,553)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.24% ($52,959)

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
  • 20Number of bridges
  • 53m174ftTotal length
  • $501,000Total costs
  • 43,764Total average daily traffic
  • 1,179Total average daily truck traffic
  • 59,320Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 11930-1939
  • 31960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2015
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

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)

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 below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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