Fritz Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,932. Population change since 2000: +20.5%
Males: 1,000  (51.8%)
Females: 932  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  42.3 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99603.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,632 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$47,632
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,255 (it was $18,937 in 2000)

Fritz Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $241,288 (it was $122,700 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$241,288
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: 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 2012: $885.

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Fritz Creek races chart
  • White alone - 1,470 (86.5%)
  • Hispanic - 87 (5.1%)
  • Asian alone - 57 (3.4%)
  • Two or more races - 41 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 21 (1.2%)
  • Black alone - 6 (0.4%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fritz Creek: 110.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (17.6%), German (17.6%), English (14.0%), Russian (6.3%), United States (4.1%), Swedish (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: 93.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.7%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fritz Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 58.3%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 2.3%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

76 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 0.6% Asia).

This place:  4.5%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fritz Creek, Alaska as of January 26, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fritz Creek to the number of sex offenders is 1,932 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 2012: $1,706 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,634 (0.8%)

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 June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
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%)

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)

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)

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 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: 10.9%
(11.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 21.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 12.5% 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

Fritz Creek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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. (57%)
  • Wood (30%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (6%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here: 27.6%
USA: 50.2%

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 200540,864 ($ 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 200636,693 ($ 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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