Fritz Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,932. Population change since 2000: +20.5%
Males: 968  (50.1%)
Females: 964  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99603.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,148 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$56,148
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $30,859 (it was $18,937 in 2000)

Fritz Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $244,651 (it was $122,700 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$244,651
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $232,348; Detached houses: $238,493; Townhouses or other attached units: $256,508; In 2-unit structures: $170,709; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $402,730; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $132,277; Mobile homes: $58,543; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $50,354

Median gross rent in 2013: $866.

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  • Races in Fritz Creek, AK (2013)

    Fritz Creek races chart
    • 1,56289.0%White alone
    • 895.1%Hispanic
    • 362.1%Two or more races
    • 301.7%American Indian alone
    • 160.9%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Fritz Creek: 108.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (20.2%), English (15.9%), Irish (14.6%), Russian (5.8%), Swedish (3.6%), Norwegian (2.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 54.4 square miles.

Population density: 36 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Fritz Creek:

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fritz Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 20.8%
  • Now married: 62.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 2.5%
  • Divorced: 13.1%

43 residents are foreign born (1.1% Europe, 0.9% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This place:

2.7%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,722 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,064 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (113.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2311.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Kachemak, AK (2.7 miles ), Miller Landing, AK (2.8 miles) , Halibut Cove, AK (3.0 miles) , Homer, AK (3.4 miles ), Diamond Ridge, AK (3.5 miles ), Fox River, AK (3.7 miles ), Nikolaevsk, AK (3.9 miles ), Anchor Point, AK (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 59.73 N, Longitude: 151.25 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Fritz Creek household income distribution Fritz Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.7%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (15%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Production occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Fritz Creek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Fritz Creek-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 788% 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 152.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 199.7 miles away from Fritz Creek center
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 287.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 295.3 miles away from the city center
On 12/23/1906 at 17:22:00, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 221.3 miles away from Fritz Creek center
On 11/7/1912 at 07:40:24, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 205.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Fritz Creek topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Fritz Creek:

  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL LTC (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; HOMER, AK)
  • SOUTH PENINSULA HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HOMER, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fritz Creek:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 112 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 113 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 372 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1370 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1373 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1374 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1393 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Fritz Creek is only 8 miles from Homer

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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 2013: 11.4%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.0
Alaska average:

10.4

Fritz Creek travel time to work - commute Fritz Creek mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Fritz Creek CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,68881
Other3,07913
Catholic2,8106
Mainline Protestant1,40715
Orthodox8598
None37,557-
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: 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.7%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

40.5%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.7
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fritz Creek:

22.2%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Fritz Creek:

7.8%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Fritz Creek:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Fritz Creek:

35.5%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.4%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
State:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fritz Creek, AK Residents

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fritz Creek:

  • 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)
  • KDLG (670 AM; 10 kW; DILLINGHAM, AK; Owner: DILLINGHAM CITY SCHOOLS)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • MCNEIL, 10 Mi Ne Of (Lat: 59.740222 Lon: -151.261556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WPOR603
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6600.62 MHzGrant Date: 07/01/2008, Expiration Date: 06/01/2018, Certifier: Lars A DannerRegistrant: Karen Brinkmann Pllc, 2300 N Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 365-0325, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N7UTV, Licensee ID: L00683916, Grant Date: 12/31/2013, Expiration Date: 12/31/2023, Certifier: Fredrick G Trieselmann, Registrant: Fredrick G Trieselmann, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • Call Sign: WL7M, Previous Call Sign: WX1C, Licensee ID: L00141018, Grant Date: 11/04/1996, Expiration Date: 11/04/2006, Cancellation Date: 05/30/2003, Registrant: Joseph C Hannigan, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • Call Sign: KL4CL, Licensee ID: L01945636, Grant Date: 05/21/2015, Expiration Date: 05/21/2025, Certifier: Brett N Glidden, Registrant: Brett N Glidden, Fritz Creek, AK 99603

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1115H , Serial Number: 15AC-135, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 03/23/1956
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Nancy Tappan-Eigenheer, Po Box 15323, Fritz Creek, AK 99603, Other Owners: Zachariah Tappan
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206F (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 127 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 35883 , Serial Number: U20602779, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 04/16/1975
    Registrant (Corporation): Sasquatch Alaska Adventure Co LLC, Po Box 15323, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 82 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3652M , Serial Number: 12-2602, Year manufactured: 1947, Airworthiness Date: 11/23/1955
    Registrant (Individual): Kent A Sorensen, Po Box 15127, Fritz Creek, AK 99603

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59%)
  • Wood (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • Electricity (2%)

Fritz Creek 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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