Fort Greely, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 539.
Population change since 2000: +16.9%
Males: 307  (57.0%)
Females: 232  (43.0%)
Median resident age:

24.3 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip codes: 99737.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $48,598 (it was $33,750 in 2000)
Fort Greely:

$48,598
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $21,390 (it was $12,368 in 2000)

Fort Greely CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,626.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fort Greely: 104.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 0.0%
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Ancestries: Scottish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 169.4 square miles.

Population density: 3.2 people per square mile   (very low).

Fort Greely, Alaska map

35 residents are foreign born (2.6% Asia, 2.2% Latin America, 2.0% Africa).

This place:

7.6%
Alaska:

5.9%

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

Distribution of median household income in Fort Greely, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.1%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Fort Greely, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (36.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (8.2%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (8.2%)
  • Health care (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (71.4%)
  • Radio, TV, computer stores (14.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (14.3%)
  • Construction (0.0%)
  • Food (0.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Public administration (25.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (14.9%)
  • Educational services (10.6%)
  • Social assistance (10.6%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (6.4%)
Most common occupations in Fort Greely, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (11.5%)
  • Religious workers (8.2%)
  • Financial managers (6.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6.6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Top executives (4.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fire fighting and prevention workers, including supervisors (28.6%)
  • Physicians and surgeons (21.4%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (21.4%)
  • Religious workers (14.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (14.3%)
  • Advertising, marketing, promotions, public relations, and sales managers (0.0%)
  • Financial managers (0.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Waiters and waitresses (14.9%)
  • Financial managers (8.5%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Top executives (6.4%)
  • Religious workers (6.4%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.4%)

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 5476% 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 210.3 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) earthquake occurred 71.2 miles away from Fort Greely center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 165.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 64.1 miles away from Fort Greely center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from Fort Greely 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 257.2 miles away from Fort Greely center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area (2) is a lot smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Freeze: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Greely:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 95 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 232 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 232 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1354 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1357 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1374 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1379 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public elementary/middle school in Fort Greely:

  • FORT GREELY SCHOOL (Location: BLDG 725, Grades: 4-8)

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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

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

FT. GREELY - MAIN POST (Population served: 1,680, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In SEP-27-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-04-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and MAR-2005, Contaminant: Chlorine
FT. GREELY - GMD MISSILE FAC. COMPLEX (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-17-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from JAN-16-2014 to MAR-26-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-03-2014)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
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
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

For population 15 years and over in Fort Greely:

Marital status in Fort Greely, AK
  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 61.2%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 9.5%

For population 25 years and over in Fort Greely:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 5.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

4.4
Alaska average:

10.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Fort Greely

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,01418
Other4342
Catholic3662
Mainline Protestant1824
None5,033-
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: 2
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

2.95 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 5
Here:

7.36 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 9
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area:

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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

52.3%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Fort Greely:

56.7%
State:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Fort Greely:

27.5
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fort Greely:

19.9%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fort Greely:

6.4%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fort Greely:

6.9
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

28.0%
Alaska:

34.1%

General health condition:
Fort Greely:

65.7%
Alaska:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Fort Greely:

87.0%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fort Greely, AK Residents

6.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($56,102 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.79%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  1.43% ($56,892 average AGI)


8.35% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,150 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.35%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  1.97% ($56,058 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.02% ($60,037)

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 Broadcast 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: 04/08/2017, Expiration Date: 06/25/2027, Certifier: Dean L Strid, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Rd., Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

7
  • Call Sign: KL0KQ, Licensee ID: L00935895, Grant Date: 09/20/2017, Expiration Date: 12/12/2027, Registrant: M. Brian Mc Elroy I, 601 1st St, Fort Greely, AK 99731
  • Call Sign: WH7AK, Licensee ID: L01157785, Grant Date: 02/28/2017, Expiration Date: 02/28/2027, Certifier: Elliott W Ross, Registrant: Elliott W Ross, 501 Big Delta Ave, Fort Greely, AK 99731-1422
  • Call Sign: KL3RP, Licensee ID: L01792880, Grant Date: 06/03/2013, Expiration Date: 06/03/2023, Cancellation Date: 02/28/2014, Certifier: Daniel L Garner, Registrant: Daniel L Garner, Fort Greely, AK 99731
  • Call Sign: KL3SP, Licensee ID: L01806679, Grant Date: 08/12/2013, Expiration Date: 08/12/2023, Certifier: Kristine M Garner, Registrant: Kristine M Garner, Fort Greely, AK 99731-1052
  • Call Sign: KL4CF, Licensee ID: L00627460, Grant Date: 05/04/2015, Expiration Date: 05/04/2025, Certifier: Thomas A Miller, Registrant: Thomas A Miller, Fort Greely, AK 99731
  • Call Sign: KL5AQ, Licensee ID: L02351216, Grant Date: 06/08/2020, Expiration Date: 06/08/2030, Certifier: Valerie Wright, Registrant: Valerie Wright, 1023-2 1st Street, Fort Greely, AK 99731
  • Call Sign: KL5FI, Licensee ID: L02426610, Grant Date: 03/08/2021, Expiration Date: 03/08/2031, Certifier: John P Hayes, Registrant: John P Hayes, Fort Greely, AK 99731-1034

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150E (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2527J, N2527J, N-2527J, Serial Number: 15061027, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 12/09/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 05/13/2019
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Kendall M Greenleaf, Po Box 31170, Fort Greely, AK 99731, Other Owners: Barbara E Greenleaf

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fort Greely, AK
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 50.0%Other fuel


Fort Greely compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Fort Greely on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest median household income and median resident age less than 35"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest percentage of renters"
  • #35 (99737) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Ukrainian first ancestries"
  • #81 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There is 1 pilot and 2 other airmen in this city.
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