Lake Louise, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 46. Population change since 2000: -47.7%
Males: 21  (47.1%)
Females: 25  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  51.3 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99588

Estimated median household income in 2013: $7,040 (it was $5,000 in 2000)
Lake Louise:

$7,040
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $22,326 (it was $11,057 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $256,733 (it was $142,500 in 2000)
Lake Louise:

$256,733
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,067; Detached houses: $241,232; Townhouses or other attached units: $230,304; In 2-unit structures: $215,858; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,477; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,679; Mobile homes: $71,832; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,678
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    • 4393.5%White alone
    • 24.3%Hispanic
    • 12.2%American Indian alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Lake Louise: 154.5 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (26.9%), Swiss (26.9%), English (23.1%), German (23.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 47.9 square miles.

Population density: 1.0 people per square mile   (very low).

Lake Louise, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Lake Louise:

  • High school or higher: 69.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 41.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Louise CDP:

  • Never married: 27.2%
  • Now married: 15.3%
  • Separated: 15.8%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 41.6%

6 residents are foreign born (6.8% Europe).

This place:

6.8%
Alaska:

5.9%

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

Lake Louise CDP:  0.1% ($199)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (129.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2304.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Mendeltna, AK (4.0 miles) , Tolsona, AK (4.6 miles) , Nelchina, AK (4.8 miles) , Eureka Roadhouse, AK (5.6 miles) , Glennallen, AK (5.9 miles ), Gulkana, AK (6.1 miles) , Copperville, AK (6.3 miles) , Tazlina, AK (6.3 miles) .

Latitude: 62.28 N, Longitude: 146.56 W

Lake Louise household income distribution Lake Louise home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Lake Louise, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lake Louise-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 757% 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 94.3 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, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 94.4 miles away from Lake Louise center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 182.6 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 274.1 miles away from the city center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML) earthquake occurred 197.1 miles away from Lake Louise center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 432.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Lake Louise topographic map

Airports and other landing facilities located in Lake Louise:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lake Louise:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 132 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 132 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 183 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1311 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1315 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1327 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1336 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Lake Louise: Kadok Landing (A), Twin Spruce Lodge (B), Lake Louise First Responders (C), Lake Louise Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Connor Lake (A), Lake Dinty (B), Little Lake Louise (C), Lake Louise (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Lake Louise: Lake Louise State Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Matanuska-Susitna 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 2013: 51.5%
(38.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  52.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

30.5
Alaska average:

10.4

Lake Louise travel time to work - commute Lake Louise mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Lake Louise CDP (based on Matanuska-Susitna Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,07674
Other5,65019
Catholic3,3544
Mainline Protestant2,27117
Black Protestant1931
Orthodox1121
None62,339-
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: 9
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.1%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

28.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.76%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.09%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.70% ($54,662 average AGI)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.26% ($47,420)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($41,194)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.39% ($45,900 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.28% ($46,553)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.24% ($52,959)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Louise:

  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, 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)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lake Louise:

  • KXGA (90.5 FM; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Mile Twelve On Lake Louise Road (Lat: 62.183694 Lon: -146.520528), Type: Tower, Structure height: 36.6 m, Overall height: 40.2 m, Call Sign: KNKQ401
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 08/25/2009, Expiration Date: 10/01/2019, Certifier: David A DengelRegistrant: Blooston, Mordkofsky, Dickens, Duffy & Prendergast, LLP, 2120 L Street, N.W., Suite 300, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 828-5520, Fax: (202) 828-5568, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$104,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0002.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (48%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (30%)
  • Utility gas (22%)

Lake Louise compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Lake Louise on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 larger cities with the lowest real estate taxes percentage (population 50,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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