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Kenai Peninsula Borough

Population in 2010: 1,932. Population change since 2000: +20.5%
Males: 996  (51.6%)
Females: 936  (48.4%)

Median resident age:  42.3 years
Alaska median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 99603.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $51,083 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$51,083
Alaska:

$67,825
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $27,380

Fritz Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $234,651 (it was $122,700 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$234,651
Alaska:

$238,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $254,409; Detached houses: $265,917; Townhouses or other attached units: $219,329; In 2-unit structures: $165,716; Mobile homes: $125,749; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $139,721

Median gross rent in 2011: $865.

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  • White alone - 1,701 (88.0%)
  • Two or more races - 94 (4.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 56 (2.9%)
  • Hispanic - 51 (2.6%)
  • Asian alone - 15 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 9 (0.5%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 3 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.2%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fritz Creek: 110.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Fritz Creek, Alaska on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Fritz Creek is mentioned 13 times on our forum:
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Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (15.9%), English (14.9%), Russian (9.7%), United States (4.0%), Polish (3.4%).

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: 91.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fritz Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 24.7%
  • Now married: 59.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 1.4%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

76 residents are foreign born (1.8% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.7% Asia).

This place:  4.8%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fritz Creek, Alaska as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fritz Creek to the number of sex offenders is 1,718 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,660 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $1,447 (0.7%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (9%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Fritz Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 2355% 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 84.6 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 32.8 miles away from Fritz Creek 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 70.5 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 78.5 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 80.5 miles away from Fritz Creek center
On 2/10/2004 at 20:33:51, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB, 5.6 MW, Depth: 40.8 mi) earthquake occurred 43.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kenai Peninsula Borough County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Fires: 2, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Political contributions by individuals in Fritz Creek, AK

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

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 112 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 372 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1370 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1373 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1393 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1418 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1423 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high schools in Fritz Creek:

See full list of schools located in Fritz Creek, School District: KENAI PENINSULA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Fritz Creek is only 8 miles from Homer

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Kenai Peninsula Borough County 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 2011: 10.1%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 19.6% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fritz Creek, AK

Fritz Creek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Fritz Creek travel time to work - commute


Fritz Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (67%)
  • Wood (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Coal or coke (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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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 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 Amateur Radio Licenses:

1
  • 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


FAA Registered Aircraft:

9 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Fritz Creek)


Fritz Creek on our top lists:

  • #58 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food and beverage serving workers except waiters/waitresses"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #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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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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