Healy, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,021.
Population change since 2000: +2.1%
Males: 532  (52.2%)
Females: 489  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

43.1 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip codes: 99743.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $84,403 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Healy:

$84,403
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $37,994 (it was $28,225 in 2000)

Healy CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $278,808 (it was $127,200 in 2000)
Healy:

$278,808
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $298,107; detached houses: $308,107; mobile homes: $89,679

Median gross rent in 2019: $844.

March 2019 cost of living index in Healy: 106.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 9.7%
(9.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Healy, AK (2019)
    • 77580.7%White alone
    • 959.9%Two or more races
    • 353.6%Asian alone
    • 333.4%American Indian alone
    • 70.7%Black alone

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

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Ancestries: English (12.7%), German (12.3%), American (9.3%), Irish (4.2%), Scottish (3.0%), Northern European (2.6%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 1344 feet

Land area: 669.0 square miles.

Population density: 1.5 people per square mile   (very low).

Healy, Alaska map

43 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.6% North America).

This place:

4.5%
Alaska:

7.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Healy CDP:

0.8% ($1,043)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (193.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2443.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Ferry, AK (2.8 miles),
McKinley Park, AK (4.9 miles),
Anderson, AK (5.1 miles ),
Nenana, AK (6.4 miles ),
Cantwell, AK (6.4 miles ),
Four Mile Road, AK (6.6 miles),
Chena Ridge, AK (8.1 miles ),
Ester, AK (8.4 miles )

Latitude: 63.97 N, Longitude: 149.13 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Healy, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Healy, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

17.9%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Healy, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (21.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.3%)
  • Educational services (11.8%)
  • Utilities (9.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.3%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (30.2%)
  • Utilities (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.0%)
  • Construction (8.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (22.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (19.1%)
  • Health care (6.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (6.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
Most common occupations in Healy, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.4%)
  • Extraction workers (8.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Extraction workers (12.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.7%)
  • Plant and system operators (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.1%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (7.5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.6%)

Average climate in Healy, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Healy, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 39.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

39.1
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 33.2. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

33.2
U.S.:

33.3

Earthquake activity:

Healy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 6463% 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 209.7 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME) earthquake occurred 52.1 miles away from Healy center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from Healy center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 60.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 42.7 miles away from Healy center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 48.8 miles away from Healy center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Healy topographic map

Airports and heliports located in Healy:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Healy:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 73 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 194 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 194 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1443 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1447 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1461 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1469 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in Healy:

  • DENALI PEAK (Students: 398, Location: 1 SUNTRANA STREET, Grades: PK-12)
  • TRI-VALLEY SCHOOL (Students: 167, Location: 400 SUNTRANA STREET, Grades: PK-12)
See full list of schools located in Healy

Library in Healy:

  • TRI-VALLEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $25,850; Location: 400 SUNTRANA STREET; 24,654 books; 838 audio materials; 1,267 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Healy: Rex (A), Panguingue Volunteer Fire Department (B), Tri - Valley Community Center - Interior Community Health Center (C), Tri - Valley Volunteer Fire Department (D), Browne (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Eightmile Lake (A), Otto Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Birch Creek (A), Dora Creek (B), Suntrana Creek (C), Sunday Creek (D), Slate Creek (E), Rock Creek (F), Revine Creek (G), Popovitch Creek (H), Poker Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Alaska Travel Adventures (Tours & Charters; Parks Hy) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Touch Of Wilderness B&B Inn (Ip) (2.9 Mile Stampede Road) (1), Healy Historic Hotel (Mi 248.8 Parks Hy) (2), Denali Lakeview Inn (Mile 1.2 Otto Lake Rd) (3), Totem Inn - Cafe (Mi 248.7 Parks Hy) (4), Stampede Lodge (Mi 248.8 Parks Hy) (5), Grande Denali Lodge Inc (Mi 238.2 Parks Hy) (6), Motel NORD Haven (Mi 249.5 Parks Hy) (7), Denali Park Hotel (Otto Lake Road) (8), Denali North Star Inn (Mi 248.8 Parks Highway) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Drinking water stations with addresses in Healy and their reported violations in the past:

WHITE RAVEN LLC (Population served: 516, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
MCKINLEY RV CHEVRON (Population served: 509, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FISHER'S FUEL (Population served: 409, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In AUG-18-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2012)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In AUG-18-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-03-2012)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations
ROSE'S CAFE (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2013)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TOTEM INN (Population served: 232, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-14-2006), St Boil Water Order (SEP-15-2006), St Other (SEP-20-2006)
BLACK DIAMOND GOLF COURSE (Population served: 206, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
USIBELLI COAL MINE (Address: 100 RIVER ROAD , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
THE PERCH RESTAURANT (Population served: 76, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Healy that have no violations reported:

  • IN HIS SHADOW MINISTRIES (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DENALI RV PARK & MOTEL (Population served: 202, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DENALI PARK HOTEL (Population served: 72, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CARLO CREEK LODGE (Population served: 54, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • RIDGETOP CABINS (Population served: 27, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
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:

8.8%
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: 0.2% of all households
12 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Banks with branches in Healy (2011 data):

  • First National Bank Alaska: Healy Branch at Usibelli Spur Road, branch established on 2008/03/12. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,870.3 mil, Deposits: $1,931.3 mil, headquarters in Anchorage, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices

For population 15 years and over in Healy:

Marital status in Healy, AK
  • Never married: 33.8%
  • Now married: 53.4%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 0.5%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

For population 25 years and over in Healy:

  • High school or higher: 97.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 10.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Alaska average:

10.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Healy

Religion statistics for Healy, AK (based on Denali Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3106
Catholic1121
Other871
None1,317-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Denali Borough:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
This county:

10.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Denali Borough:

32.77 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

5.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.4%
State:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Healy:

50.2%
Alaska:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.3%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
Healy:

28.6
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.7%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.1%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Healy:

30.8%
Alaska:

34.1%

General health condition:
Healy:

53.0%
State:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Healy:

83.6%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Healy, AK Residents

10.72% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($55,663 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.72%
Alaska average:

7.70%

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

9.70% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($61,720 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.70%
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 Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  2.19% ($93,810 average AGI)

Businesses in Healy, AK

  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Healy:

  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • Healy, Alaska
  • Fatal accident count8
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents9
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities8
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Alaska average
  • Fatal accident count497
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents712
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons179
  • Fatalities542
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents1237
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents100
See more detailed statistics of Healy fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 387ft / 118mTotal length
  • $772,000Total costs
  • 27,525Total average daily traffic
  • 5,833Total average daily truck traffic
  • 39,920Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Healy, AK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51960-1969
  • 81970-1979
  • 11980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Healy, AK

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 7. The highest number of reported fires - 22 took place in 2012, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Healy, AK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (47.9%), and Outside Fires (37.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Healy, AK
    • 5847.9%Structure Fires
    • 4537.2%Outside Fires
    • 1714.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Healy, AK
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Healy, AK
  • 54.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 28.6%Coal or coke
  • 14.3%Wood
  • 2.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Healy, AK
  • 47.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 27.0%Coal or coke
  • 19.0%Electricity
  • 6.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Healy compared to Alaska 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 above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 16 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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