Lake Minchumina, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 13. Population change since 2000: -59.4%
Males: (62.5%)
Females: (37.5%)
Median resident age:  38.9 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip code: 99757

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,473 (it was $36,250 in 2000)
Lake Minchumina:

$41,473
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $15,634 (it was $26,781 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $85,349 (it was $47,300 in 2000)
Lake Minchumina:

$85,349
AK:

$254,000
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  • Races in Lake Minchumina, AK (2010)

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    • 861.5%White alone
    • 323.1%Two or more races
    • 215.4%American Indian alone
Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Lake Minchumina: 107.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (18.2%), French Canadian (9.1%), Scottish (9.1%), Danish (4.5%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 699 feet

Land area: 216.4 square miles.

Population density: 0.06 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Lake Minchumina:

  • High school or higher: 67.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lake Minchumina CDP:

  • Never married: 40.0%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 11.1%

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

Lake Minchumina CDP:  1.9% ($900)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (203.7 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2512.6 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Tanana, AK (9.4 miles ), Nikolai, AK (9.4 miles) , Manley Hot Springs, AK (9.6 miles) , Healy, AK (9.8 miles ), Anderson, AK (9.9 miles ), Ferry, AK (10.0 miles) , Nenana, AK (10.3 miles ), Four Mile Road, AK (10.3 miles) .

Latitude: 63.89 N, Longitude: 152.30 W

Lake Minchumina household income distribution Lake Minchumina home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.5%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (75%)
  • Other services, except public administration (25%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (75%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (25%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Management occupations (100%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Legal occupations (0%)

Average climate in Lake Minchumina, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Lake Minchumina-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 607% 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 248.7 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 40.2 miles away from Lake Minchumina 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 142.1 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, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 129.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi) earthquake occurred 96.1 miles away from Lake Minchumina center
On 11/29/2000 at 10:35:48, a magnitude 6.0 (5.5 MB, 5.3 MS, 6.0 ML, 5.8 MW, Depth: 14.0 mi) earthquake occurred 60.0 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)

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

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 150 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 203 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 204 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1523 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1526 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1538 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1548 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable location: Lake Minchumina Rescue Squad (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Holek Lake (A), Doghouse Lake (B), Fortymile Lake (C), Lake Minchumina (D), North Snohomish Lake (E), Slim Lake (F), Lake Snohomish (G), Thirtyeight Mile Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Spence Creek (A), Parker Creek (B), Old Woman Creek (C), Foraker River (D), Donchelok Creek (E), Deep Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.5%
(25.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  66.7%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  33.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Lake Minchumina compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly 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.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage 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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Alaska average:

10.4

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

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Lake Minchumina CDP (based on Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,14818
Catholic1,45310
Evangelical Protestant1645
Other87-
Orthodox853
None1,651-
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: 10
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

17.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

1.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Here:

6.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.0%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

7.74% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,075 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.74%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.27% ($31,500 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.20% ($42,760)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,994 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Alaska average:

8.83%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  3.59% ($29,587 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.24% ($41,385)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lake Minchumina:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KIYU (910 AM; 5 kW; GALENA, AK; Owner: BIG RIVER PULBLIC BROADCASTING CORP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Lake Minchumina:

  • K05IK (Channel 5; MINCHUMINA, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • ROBERT JACKSON, Minchumina (Lat: 63.882500 Lon: -152.314722), Type: 9.8, Overall height: 9.1 m
    Registrant: 4048104020, Jvaughan@att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE STREET, LL007
  • Steve Hamlen, Minchumina (Lat: 63.882500 Lon: -152.314722), Type: 9.8, Overall height: 9.1 m
    Registrant: 4048104020, Jvaughan@att.Com, 1200 PEACHTREE STREET, LL007
  • Minchumina (Lat: 63.882500 Lon: -152.314722), Type: 9.8, Overall height: 9.1 m
    Registrant: 4048104020, Jvaughan@mail.Att.Net, 1200 PEACHTREE ST FLOC 16N14
  • Minchumina (Lat: 63.882500 Lon: -152.314722), Type: 9.8, Overall height: 9.1 m
    Registrant: 9075611674, Www.Unicom-Alaska.Com, 5450 A ST
  • Lake Minchumina Central Ofc (Lat: 63.882500 Lon: -152.315000), Type: 10.0, Overall height: 10 m
    Registrant: 9075611674, , 5450 A ST

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KL7IS
    Grant Date: 09/03/1997, Expiration Date: 09/03/2007, Cancellation Date: 09/04/2009
    Registrant: Richard H Collins, 102 Delphinium Way, Lake Minchumina, AK 99757
  • Call Sign: KL7RD, Licensee ID: L01137434
    Grant Date: 04/05/2006, Expiration Date: 06/28/2016, Certifier: Julie H Collins
    Registrant: Julie H Collins, Box 69 1 Mile Foraker River, Lake Minchumina, AK 99757
  • Call Sign: NL7BR, Licensee ID: L01322089
    Grant Date: 09/10/2007, Expiration Date: 11/05/2017, Certifier: Florence D Collins
    Registrant: Florence D Collins, 1 Mi Furaker River, Lake Minchumina, AK 99757-0069
  • Call Sign: WL7BCZ, Licensee ID: L00785899
    Grant Date: 12/23/2003, Expiration Date: 03/22/2014, Certifier: Carol G Schlentner
    Registrant: Carol G Schlentner, Lake Minchumina, AK 99757
  • Call Sign: WL7MU
    Grant Date: 09/14/1993, Expiration Date: 09/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/15/2005
    Registrant: Jonathan A Blackburn, Box 34, Lake Minchumina, AK 99757

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: GREEN THOMAS L G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: Reciprocating
    N-Number: 459TG , Serial Number: 1
    Registrant (Individual): Thomas L Green, # 1 Raspberry Road, Lake Minchumina, AK 99757
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 140A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5606C , Serial Number: 15539, Year manufactured: 1950, Airworthiness Date: 08/21/1955
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Florence D Miki Collins, Po Box 69, Lake Minchumina, AK 99757, Other Owners: Julie H Collins

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