Game Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 18. Population change since 2000: -48.6%
Males: (50.0%)
Females: (50.0%)
Median resident age:  8.4 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years

Zip code: 99825

Estimated median household income in 2016: $45,702 (it was $30,833 in 2000)
Game Creek:

$45,702
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $16,929 (it was $11,221 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $26,897 (it was $13,800 in 2000)
Game Creek:

$26,897
AK:

$267,800
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Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Game Creek: 100.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (34.3%), Irish (17.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 4.90 square miles.

Population density: 3.7 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Game Creek:

  • High school or higher: 90.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 18.2%
  • Unemployed: 7.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Game Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 42.3%
  • Now married: 38.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 15.4%
  • Divorced: 3.8%

3 residents are foreign born (8.6% North America).

This place:

8.6%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Game Creek CDP:  1.4% ($199)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (542.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1838.7 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Whitestone Logging Camp, AK (1.7 miles) , Hoonah, AK (2.1 miles ), Tenakee Springs, AK (4.7 miles) , Excursion Inlet, AK (5.0 miles) , Gustavus, AK (5.1 miles ), Pelican, AK (5.2 miles) , Cube Cove, AK (5.5 miles) , Elfin Cove, AK (5.7 miles) .

Latitude: 58.06 N, Longitude: 135.51 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Average climate in Game Creek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Game Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 151% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 40.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 96.8 miles away from Game Creek center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 470.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 10/24/1927 at 15:59:44, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 UK) earthquake occurred 53.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML) earthquake occurred 262.0 miles away from Game Creek center
On 3/6/1988 at 22:35:38, a magnitude 7.8 (6.8 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.8 MW, 7.4 ML) earthquake occurred 273.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Game Creek:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 544 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 545 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 620 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 833 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 837 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 851 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 858 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This place:  2.6 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  71.4%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

17.1
Alaska average:

10.8

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Game Creek CDP (based on Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic--
Evangelical Protestant--
Mainline Protestant--
Other--
None--
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:

Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area:

34.3%
Alaska:

27.8%

Strongest AM radio stations in Game Creek:

  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIFW (1230 AM; 1 kW; SITKA, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KTKN (930 AM; 5 kW; KETCHIKAN, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KIXI (880 AM; 50 kW; MERCER ISLAND/SEATTL, WA; Owner: BELLEVUE RADIO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Game Creek:

  • K220BT (91.9 FM; HOONAH, AK; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K280ED (103.9 FM; HOONAH, AK; Owner: ALASKA - JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K210AS (89.9 FM; EXCURSION INLET, AK; Owner: CAPITAL COMMUNITY BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Game Creek:

  • K07QV (Channel 7; HOONAH, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04MO (Channel 4; HOONAH, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (80%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20%)

Game Creek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly 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 above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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