Fritz Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,932.
Population change since 2000: +20.5%
Males: 990  (51.2%)
Females: 942  (48.8%)
Median resident age:

42.1 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99603.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $58,748 (it was $41,400 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$58,748
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,599 (it was $18,937 in 2000)

Fritz Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $243,882 (it was $122,700 in 2000)
Fritz Creek:

$243,882
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $260,901; detached houses: $270,005; townhouses or other attached units: $276,170; in 2-unit structures: $260,188; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $258,294; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $244,558; mobile homes: $43,725; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $585,979

Median gross rent in 2017: $855.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fritz Creek: 107.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 12.1%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 64.9% for Black residents, 31.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 46.6% for other race residents, 10.0% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fritz Creek, AK (2017)
    • 1,70082.9%White alone
    • 1487.2%Hispanic
    • 693.4%Two or more races
    • 291.4%Black alone
    • 261.3%American Indian alone
    • 261.3%Asian alone
    • 180.9%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Fritz Creek, Alaska as of January 15, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fritz Creek is 2,056 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Russian (15.5%), German (15.0%), English (9.4%), Irish (7.5%), American (6.0%), Scottish (3.3%).

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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110 residents are foreign born (2.0% Latin America, 1.8% Europe).

This place:

5.4%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,277 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,870 (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

Distribution of median household income in Fritz Creek, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fritz Creek, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.6%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Fritz Creek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (13.9%)
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Educational services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.0%)
  • Public administration (6.5%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (23.7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (11.8%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.4%)
  • Health care (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (12.3%)
  • Educational services (10.8%)
  • Public administration (8.3%)
  • Social assistance (6.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Fritz Creek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (5.4%)
  • Carpenters (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.1%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (9.3%)
  • Carpenters (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.1%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Registered nurses (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.6%)

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 Fritz Creek 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

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Kachemak Emergency Services (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lake: Circle Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Fritz Creek:

Marital status in Fritz Creek, AK
  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 54.9%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Fritz Creek:

  • High school or higher: 94.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 34.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 13.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.3
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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
This county:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

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:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

6.7%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

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

6.85% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,105 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.85%
Alaska average:

7.70%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.35% ($66,051 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.40% ($53,581)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($78,851)


6.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,382 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.61%
Alaska average:

8.52%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.21% ($56,387 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.46% ($54,318)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($50,259)

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)

Fritz Creek fatal accident list:

Jun 5, 2016 02:04 PM, Basargin Rd, Lat: 59.822964, Lon: -151.142417, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Sep 10, 2016 00:19 AM, East End Rd, Lat: 59.744825, Lon: -151.253639, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 9, 2013 02:00 PM, East End Road, Lat: 59.795139, Lon: -151.159158, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

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: 6600.62 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, Grant Date: 07/24/2018, Expiration Date: 06/01/2028, Certifier: Lars A Danner, Registrant: Karen Brinkmann Pllc, 2300 N Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 365-0325, Email:
  • LBx, Off East End Rd (Lat: 59.761806 Lon: -151.205111), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 10.7 m, Call Sign: WRCH928,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, 11405.0 MHz, Grant Date: 10/05/2018, Expiration Date: 10/05/2028, Certifier: Aaron L Larson, Registrant: Micronet Communications, Inc., 812 Lexington Dr, Plano, TX 75075, Phone: (972) 422-7200, Email:
  • Horizon T8, 35407 Lowbush St. (Lat: 59.763861 Lon: -151.206639), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WRDF591,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/17/2019, Expiration Date: 04/17/2029, Certifier: Cassandra Harrison, Registrant: Black & Associates, 2052 Bridgegate Court, Westlake Village, CA 91361, Phone: (805) 495-7619, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: N6JM, Licensee ID: L01185168, Grant Date: 08/31/2016, Expiration Date: 11/26/2026, Certifier: John F W Minke Iii, Registrant: John F W Minke Iii, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • 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: NP4FU, Licensee ID: L00570671, Grant Date: 12/05/2017, Expiration Date: 01/08/2028, Certifier: Joni M Cody, Registrant: Joni M Cody, 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
  • Call Sign: KL4GT, Licensee ID: L02027854, Grant Date: 05/20/2016, Expiration Date: 05/20/2026, Certifier: Rick A Norvell, Registrant: Rick A Norvell, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • Call Sign: KL4PU, Licensee ID: L02060913, Grant Date: 12/20/2017, Expiration Date: 12/20/2027, Certifier: Robert Porter, Registrant: Robert Porter, Fritz Creek, AK 99603

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/2016
    Registrant (LLC): 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, Certificate Issue Date: 10/21/1976
    Registrant (Individual): Kent A Sorensen, Po Box 15127, 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: 4486M , Serial Number: 12-3439, Year manufactured: 1947, Certificate Issue Date: 04/02/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Kent A Sorensen, Po Box 15127, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • Aircraft: CESSNA U206C (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 132 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO 520 SERIES (285 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7691D , Serial Number: U206-1015, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 07/10/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 12/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Zack H Tappan, Po Box 15323, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 121 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9466C , Serial Number: 31864, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/10/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Zachariah Tappan, Po Box 15323, Fritz Creek, AK 99603
  • 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, Certificate Issue Date: 08/25/2010
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Nancy Tappan-Eigenheer, Po Box 15323, Fritz Creek, AK 99603, Other Owners: Zachariah Tappan
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 06/30/2017

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fritz Creek, AK
  • 53.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.8%Wood
  • 12.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Utility gas
  • 3.1%Electricity
  • 3.1%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fritz Creek, AK
  • 65.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 18.6%Wood
  • 8.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.1%Other fuel
  • 2.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Coal or coke


Fritz Creek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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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