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Population in 2010: 685. Population change since 2000: +11.2%
Males: 341  (49.8%)
Females: 344  (50.2%)

Median resident age:  19.2 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99603.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $41,765 (it was $26,964 in 2000)
Fox River:

$41,765
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $13,040

Fox River CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $193,175 (it was $80,000 in 2000)
Fox River:

$193,175
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $219,711; Detached houses: $247,752; Townhouses or other attached units: $328,232; Mobile homes: $85,845

Median gross rent in 2012: $491.

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  • White alone - 677 (98.8%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (1.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fox River: 109.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Russian (87.9%), United States (3.3%), German (2.6%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 126.6 square miles.

Population density: 5.4 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Fox River:

  • High school or higher: 37.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 66.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fox River CDP:

  • Never married: 29.1%
  • Now married: 63.1%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 2.3%

107 residents are foreign born (7.0% Asia, 2.1% North America).

This place:  15.2%
Alaska:  6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,733 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,333 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (101.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2307.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Fritz Creek, AK (3.7 miles ), Halibut Cove, AK (4.5 miles) , Kachemak, AK (4.6 miles ), Miller Landing, AK (4.7 miles) , Ninilchik, AK (4.9 miles ), Homer, AK (5.0 miles ), Diamond Ridge, AK (5.1 miles ), Nikolaevsk, AK (5.1 miles ).

Latitude: 59.85 N, Longitude: 150.93 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (67%)
  • Construction (23%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Educational services (37%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (22%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (52%)
  • Carpenters (15%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (29%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (24%)
  • Child care workers (19%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (14%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)

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Earthquake activity:

Fox River-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2120% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1998 at 19:39:43, a magnitude 6.2 (5.3 MB, 6.2 MW, 5.5 ME, Depth: 90.0 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 89.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/1999 at 10:30:03, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 44.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 44.4 miles away from Fox River center
On 11/20/1993 at 19:24:53, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.5 MB, 5.9 MW, Depth: 72.3 mi) earthquake occurred 78.2 miles away from the city center
On 5/19/2000 at 20:34:26, a magnitude 5.9 (5.6 MB, 5.9 MW, 5.6 ME, Depth: 49.4 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from the city center
On 2/7/1988 at 08:46:58, a magnitude 5.8 (5.6 MB, 5.8 MB, 5.6 MB) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from Fox River center
On 8/1/1980 at 23:07:14, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.7 ML) earthquake occurred 69.3 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)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fox River:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 101 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 361 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1362 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1365 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1386 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1411 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1416 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Lakes: Packwood Lake (A), Snowshoe Lake (B), Caribou Lake (C), Eagle Lake (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fox River (A), Fox Creek (B), Falls Creek (C), Clearwater Slough (D), Bradley River (E), Sheep Creek (F), Moose Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Kenai Peninsula Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 33.8%
(32.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

Average household size:
This place:  4.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  91.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  2.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fox River, AK

Fox River compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fox River travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (92%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)

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Religion statistics for Fox River CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
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: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.82% ($46,749 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.31% ($48,035)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.29% ($35,962)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.12%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.85% ($33,064 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.48% ($45,270)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.36% ($36,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fox River:

  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KSWD (950 AM; 1 kW; SEWARD, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)


Fox River on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Social assistance"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 100 cities with youngest residents"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very long commute times (90 or more minutes)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Therapists"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Occupational and physical therapist assistants and aides"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Educational services"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 100 least-educated cities"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most White Non-Hispanic residents"
  • #94 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #13 (99603) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2004 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #73 (99603) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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