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Population in 2010: 417. Population change since 2000: +39.0%
Males: 252  (60.5%)
Females: 165  (39.5%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99712.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $71,796 (it was $51,176 in 2000)
Fox:

$71,796
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $37,151 (it was $22,689 in 2000)

Fox CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $184,212 (it was $106,300 in 2000)
Fox:

$184,212
AK:

$254,000

Median gross rent in 2013: $689.

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  • Races in Fox, AK (2010)

    Fox races chart
    • 32978.9%White alone
    • 317.4%Two or more races
    • 307.2%American Indian alone
    • 225.3%Hispanic
    • 30.7%Asian alone
    • 10.2%Black alone
    • 10.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Fox detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fox: 111.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (40.7%), Scotch-Irish (5.6%), Irish (4.1%), United States (2.5%), Russian (2.0%), French (1.6%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 755 feet

Land area: 13.6 square miles.

Population density: 31 people per square mile   (very low).

Fox,AK real estate house value index trend

Fox, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Fox:

  • High school or higher: 95.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fox CDP:

  • Never married: 17.4%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.0%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fox, Alaska as of July 30, 2015.
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 2013: $1,456 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,142 (0.5%)

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

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

6.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (38%)
  • Accommodation and food services (28%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (19%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Retail trade (45%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (34%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (28%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (21%)
  • Transportation occupations (19%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (16%)
  • Community and social service occupations (11%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (3%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Sales and related occupations (45%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (34%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (21%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)

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

Average climate in Fox, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fox-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 563% 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 272.2 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 97.8 miles away from Fox center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 120.2 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 99.7 miles away from the city 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 Fox 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 351.7 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)

Hospitals and medical centers near Fox:

  • FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (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: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 269 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 270 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1447 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1451 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1469 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1473 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.468. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 4.5%
(6.8% for White Non-Hispanic 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

Fox compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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 above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Alaska average:

10.4

Fox travel time to work - commute Fox mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (85%)
  • Wood (8%)
  • Electricity (6%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,98771
Other5,34723
Catholic4,1955
Mainline Protestant3,96917
Black Protestant4716
Orthodox1351
None69,477-
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: 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%

11.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.48%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,204 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.37%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.61% ($44,009 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.25% ($36,021)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.23% ($46,553)


11.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.91%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.43% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,511 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.43%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.95% ($52,526 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.24% ($42,791)
to El Paso County, TX  0.24% ($39,367)

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: 64.94662, Lon: -147.64884, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jul 22, 2007 10:47 PM, Old Steese Hwy, Goldstream Rd, Lat: 64.94353, Lon: -147.65328, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1

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
Choose year:  2009 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

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  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
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  • #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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