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Population in 2010: 539. Population change since 2000: +16.9%
Males: 278  (51.6%)
Females: 261  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  31.9 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99737.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $80,590 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Fort Greely:

$80,590
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,722

Fort Greely CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,425.

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  • White alone - 837 (83.6%)
  • Hispanic - 54 (5.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 52 (5.2%)
  • Two or more races - 28 (2.8%)
  • Asian alone - 16 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 14 (1.4%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Greely: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.1%), Irish (17.8%), English (15.8%), Dutch (7.4%), French (4.0%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 169.4 square miles.

Population density: 3.2 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fort Greely:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 9.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Greely CDP:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 73.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.3%

26 residents are foreign born (1.2% Asia, 1.2% North America).

This place:  2.6%
Alaska:  6.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (230.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2363.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Deltana, AK (2.5 miles ), Delta Junction, AK (3.3 miles ), Big Delta, AK (4.3 miles ), Whitestone, AK (4.5 miles) , Healy Lake, AK (5.1 miles) , Dry Creek, AK (5.7 miles) , Harding-Birch Lakes, AK (6.9 miles ), Dot Lake, AK (7.0 miles) .

Latitude: 63.91 N, Longitude: 145.55 W

Area code: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

10.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (39%)
  • Public administration (26%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (48%)
  • Construction (26%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (2%)
  • Retail trade (1%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (29%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (21%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (21%)
  • Religious workers (14%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (15%)
  • Financial managers (9%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)

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Average climate in Fort Greely, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Fort Greely-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 1821% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from the city 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 83.6 miles away from Fort Greely center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:32:17, a magnitude 6.0 (5.6 MB, 6.0 ML, 5.8 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi) earthquake occurred 38.0 miles away from the city center
On 10/22/1996 at 22:15:02, a magnitude 5.8 (5.7 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 31.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:50:45, a magnitude 5.5 (5.2 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 31.1 miles away from Fort Greely center
On 11/4/2002 at 00:50:43, a magnitude 5.5 (5.4 MB, 5.5 ML, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 38.1 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)

Political contributions by individuals in Fort Greely, AK

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Greely:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 95 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 232 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1354 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1357 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1379 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1407 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1416 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Fort Greely: Pumping Station Number 9 (A), Fort Greely Fire and Emergency Services (B), Fort Greely Fire and Emergency Services Airport Substation (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Big Lake (A), Bolio Lake (B), Butch Lake (C), Bullwinkle Lake (D), Chet Lake (E), Doc Lake (F), Ghost Lake (G), J Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Ober Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  49.6%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  1.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Greely, AK

29 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary) in 2010
49 people in military barracks, etc. in 2000
2 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents in 2000

Fort Greely compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Greely travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Electricity (42%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fort Greely CDP (based on Southeast Fairbanks Census Area data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 21.46%
Here21.5%
USA50.2%

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%

12.37% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($43,253 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.37%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.09% ($33,038 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.00% ($60,760)


10.21% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($42,573 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.21%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.63% ($37,328 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($38,917)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.62% ($38,400)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Greely:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • 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)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Greely:

  • KDHS-LP (95.5 FM; DELTA JUNCTION, AK; Owner: DELTA/GREELY SCHOOL DISTRICT)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Greely:

  • K10OB (Channel 10; DELTA JUNCTION, AK; Owner: R.E. ANDREASSEN)


FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Provost Marshall Office (Lat: 63.999611 Lon: -145.735667), Call Sign: KDR445
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.250 MHz, 155.550 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/01/2012, Expiration Date: 11/20/2022
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Donnelly Dome, 20 Miles South Of Delta (Lat: 63.787361 Lon: -145.864250), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQHB939
    Assigned Frequencies: 6625.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/25/2007, Expiration Date: 06/25/2017, Certifier: Dean L Strid
    Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E. Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5764, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

3
  • Call Sign: N9UOM, Licensee ID: L00223812
    Grant Date: 12/08/2003, Expiration Date: 08/24/2013
    Registrant: Randi W Owen, 814d Third St., Fort Greely, AK 99731
  • Call Sign: WH6CYY, Licensee ID: L00968225
    Grant Date: 03/30/2006, Expiration Date: 03/30/2016
    Registrant: William H Mac Kinnon Jr, Fort Greely, AK 99731
  • Call Sign: WD4TW, Previous Call Sign: KD4NAC, Licensee ID: L00205976
    Grant Date: 09/16/2010, Expiration Date: 09/30/2020, Certifier: Timothy D Weathers
    Registrant: Timothy D Weathers, Fort Greely, AK 99731

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 69004 , Serial Number: 15282426, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/28/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Scott D Barton, Po Box 31077, Fort Greely, AK 99731



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  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Librarians, curators, and archivists"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Public administration"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Architecture and engineering occupations:"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc."
  • #38 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management, professional, and related occupations:"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Public administration"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 100 cities with largest land areas"
  • #57 (99737) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries"
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