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Population in 2010: 417. Population change since 2000: +39.0%
Males: 246  (59.1%)
Females: 171  (40.9%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99712.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,508 (it was $51,176 in 2000)
Fox:

$68,508
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $35,582

Fox CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $182,551 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Fox:

$182,551
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $266,474; Detached houses: $326,073; Mobile homes: $126,416

Median gross rent in 2012: $699.

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  • White alone - 329 (78.9%)
  • Two or more races - 31 (7.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 30 (7.2%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (5.3%)
  • Asian alone - 3 (0.7%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fox: 108.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (34.9%), Irish (6.5%), Scotch-Irish (5.4%), Russian (3.0%), French (1.3%), Scottish (1.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 755 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fox:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.5%
  • Unemployed: 8.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fox CDP:

  • Never married: 11.1%
  • Now married: 71.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 17.1%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fox, Alaska as of October 31, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fox to the number of sex offenders is 417 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,469 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $578 (0.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (268.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2458.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Farmers Loop, AK (1.9 miles ), Steele Creek, AK (2.6 miles ), Fairbanks, AK (2.9 miles ), College, AK (3.1 miles ), South Van Horn, AK (3.3 miles ), Goldstream, AK (3.3 miles ), Ester, AK (3.5 miles ), Badger, AK (3.6 miles ).

Latitude: 64.95 N, Longitude: 147.63 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (35%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (21%)
  • Other services, except public administration (12%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Retail trade (41%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (38%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)

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Earthquake activity:

Fox-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Alaska state average. It is 589% 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 97.8 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 99.7 miles away from Fox center
On 10/6/1995 at 05:23:18, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.2 ML, Depth: 5.7 mi) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from the city center
On 1/7/1990 at 11:02:05, a magnitude 5.5 (4.9 MB, 4.6 MS, 5.5 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 43.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/1991 at 06:04:20, a magnitude 5.5 (5.5 MB, 4.8 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 95.1 miles away from Fox center
On 4/2/2003 at 06:39:39, a magnitude 5.3 (4.6 MB, 5.3 ML, 5.0 ML, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 73.8 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)

Hospitals/medical centers near Fox:

  • FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, about 9 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)
  • FMC FAIRBANKS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)
  • DENALI CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fox:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 9 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 270 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1447 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1451 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1473 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1501 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1510 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable location: Steese Area Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Fox: Grace and Truth Chapel (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Silver Creek (A), Gold Run (B), Gilmore Creek (C), Fox Creek (D), First Chance Creek (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Fairbanks North Star Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 47.6. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 21.8%
(11.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 77.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  49.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  11.1%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fox, AK

Fox compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (86%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Electricity (5%)

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Religion statistics for Fox CDP (based on Fairbanks North Star Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.32%
Here34.3%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents18.8%18.6%9.8%8.0%5.3%
Congregations14.3%6.5%9.1%1.3%1.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.7%4.7%4.6%3.4%22.2%
Congregations3.9%7.8%2.6%6.5%46.8%
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: 7
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

26.1%
Alaska:

27.8%

10.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.27%
Alaska average:

9.33%

0.80% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,032 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.80%
Alaska average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.77% ($42,709 average AGI)
from Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK  0.30% ($29,294)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.21% ($28,901)


11.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.90%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.64% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,452 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.64%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.00% ($41,729 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.21% ($41,644)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($42,264)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fox:

  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fox:

  • KUWL (103.9 FM; COLLEGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAKQ-FM (101.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K203CT (88.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KKED (104.7 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAC (89.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • KWLF (98.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAK-FM (102.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYSC (96.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP-FM (100.3 FM; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK. MISSIONARY FLWSHP)
  • KSUA (91.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: U OF AK. ON BEHALF OF U OF AK. FAIRB)

TV broadcast stations around Fox:

  • KFXF (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K13XD (Channel 13; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KATN (Channel 2; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTVF (Channel 11; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KUAC-TV (Channel 9; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • K07UU (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K44EK (Channel 44; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K46EH (Channel 46; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K48FG (Channel 48; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K50EH (Channel 50; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K52EY (Channel 52; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K54EW (Channel 54; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K56FX (Channel 56; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K60FQ (Channel 60; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K62FB (Channel 62; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K64EU (Channel 64; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K66FG (Channel 66; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K68EZ (Channel 68; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDMD-LP (Channel 32; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN TV, LLC)

Fox fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2010 07:13 AM, Old Steese Highway, Lat: 64.94661667, Lon: -147.64883611, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jul 22, 2007 10:47 PM, Gold Stream Road, Sr-2 Old Steese Hwy., Lat: 64.943061, Lon: -147.654036, Vehicles: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: Inconsistent data



FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • PJDB, 4.3 Mi Ne (Lat: 65.035389 Lon: -147.504917), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WMQ613, Licensee ID: L00002786
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/15/2011, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Summit Telephone & Telegraph Company Of Alaska, Inc., Fairbanks, AK 99710-0089, Phone: (907) 389-1012, Fax: (907) 389-4003, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

3
  • Approx 6.3 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 65.035667 Lon: -147.505194), Call Sign: KNKO931
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.325 MHz, 454.375 MHz, 454.400 MHz, 454.525 MHz, 454.500 MHz, 454.550 MHz, 454.425 MHz, 454.575 MHz, 454.275 MHz, 454.300 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 09/30/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018
    Registrant: Summit Telephone & Telegraph Company, Fairbanks, AK 99710-0089, Phone: (907) 389-1012, Fax: (907) 389-4003, Email:
  • Summit Telephone Radio Tower, Pedro Dome, App. 6.3 M Nw Of (Lat: 65.035389 Lon: -147.504917), Call Sign: KNKO931
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.475 MHz, 454.550 MHz, 454.500 MHz, 454.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/30/2008, Expiration Date: 11/01/2018
    Registrant: Summit Telephone & Telegraph Company, Fairbanks, AK 99710-0089, Phone: (907) 389-1012, Fax: (907) 389-4003, Email:
  • Approximately 6.3 Miles Nw Of (Lat: 65.035611 Lon: -147.505167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WPQX543, Licensee ID: L00002786
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.720 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/07/2010, Expiration Date: 11/07/2020, Certifier: Roger Shoffstall
    Registrant: Summit Telephone & Telegraph Company Of Alaska, Inc., Fairbanks, AK 99710-0089, Phone: (907) 389-1012, Fax: (907) 389-4003, Email:



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$149,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

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Fox on our top lists:

  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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