Flat, Alaska

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Population in July 2007: 3.
Males: (50.0%)
Females: (50.0%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Alaska median age:  32.4 years

Median resident age: 33.0 years

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Flat: 106.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 161.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.02 people per square mile   (very low).

Flat, Alaska map

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (282.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2603.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Crooked Creek, AK (6.4 miles) , Shageluk, AK (7.1 miles) , Red Devil, AK (7.2 miles) , Holy Cross, AK (7.7 miles ), Sleetmute, AK (7.7 miles) , Stony River, AK (8.1 miles) , Takotna, AK (8.4 miles) , Anvik, AK (8.5 miles) .

Latitude: 62.45 N, Longitude: 158.01 W

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

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Flat, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Earthquake activity:

Flat-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 592% 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 353.8 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 243.0 miles away from Flat center
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 331.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 402.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 358.0 miles away from Flat center
On 11/10/1938 at 20:18:41, a magnitude 8.2 (8.2 UK) earthquake occurred 493.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Airports located in Flat:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Flat:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 281 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 281 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 354 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1646 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1649 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1654 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1670 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Flat: Otter (A), Willow Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Black Creek (A), Bonanza Creek (B), Boulder Creek (C), Butte Creek (D), Willow Creek (E), Slate Creek (F), Prince Creek (G), Otter Creek (H), Martin Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Flat compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
Flat travel time to work - commute Flat mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Flat CDP (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.73%
Here: 48.7%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameEpiscopal ChurchCatholic ChurchAssemblies of GodInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchOther
Adherents52.4%39.8%4.2%3.3%0.3%
Congregations45.9%29.7%10.8%10.8%2.7%
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
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  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
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  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Flat:

  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KNSA (930 AM; 3 kW; UNALAKLEET, AK; Owner: UNALAKLEET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • 101 White St (Lat: 62.451250 Lon: -157.954333), Type: Building, Overall height: 6 m, Call Sign: KBM94
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.25940 MHz, 3.26240 MHz, 5.16890 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/1994, Expiration Date: 05/05/1999, Cancellation Date: 05/06/2001
    Registrant: Iditarod Area School District, Box 90, Mc Grath, AK 99627
  • Near (Lat: 62.499306 Lon: -157.935722), Type: Tower, Call Sign: KXC56, Licensee ID: L00013793
    Assigned Frequencies: 3.20240 MHz, 3.23940 MHz, 3.35540 MHz, 5.13590 MHz, 5.13890 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 5.20890 MHz, 8.07140 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/28/1995, Expiration Date: 08/10/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/16/2010
    Registrant: John A Miscovich, Red Devil, AK 9965-6

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • Call Sign: KL7HPU
    Grant Date: 07/26/1988, Expiration Date: 07/26/1998, Cancellation Date: 07/27/2000
    Registrant: Kathleen M Agoff, General Delivery, Flat, AK 99584

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2557D , Serial Number: 20709, Year manufactured: 1952, Airworthiness Date: 06/07/1955
    Registrant (Individual): John R Fullerton, General Delivery, Flat, AK 99584
  • Aircraft: CESSNA A188B (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 731UW , Serial Number: 18803175T, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1998
    Registrant (Corporation): All West Freight Inc, Po Box 24, Flat, AK 99584
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8255Q , Serial Number: U20603116, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 12/23/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): All West Freight Inc, Po Box 24, Flat, AK 99584
  • Aircraft: UNIVERSAL STINSON 108 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 87 mph), Engine: FRANKLIN 6A4150 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 97612 , Serial Number: 108-612, Year manufactured: 1946
    Registrant (Individual): Justin W Kepler, 108 White St, Flat, AK 99584

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