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Population in 2010: 80. Population change since 2000: -13.0%
Males: 52  (65.2%)
Females: 28  (34.8%)

Median resident age:  45.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99664

Estimated median household income in 2012: $39,690 (it was $32,000 in 2000)
Lowell Point:

$39,690
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $65,960

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $218,365 (it was $120,800 in 2000)
Lowell Point:

$218,365
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $208,991; Detached houses: $262,125; Mobile homes: $9,738

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  • White alone - 77 (96.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 3 (3.8%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Lowell Point: 232.8 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (56.3%), Dutch (21.9%), Scottish (21.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 11.8 square miles.

Population density: 6.8 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Lowell Point:

  • High school or higher: 77.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 47.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.6%
  • Unemployed: 17.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Lowell Point CDP:

  • Never married: 28.0%
  • Now married: 44.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 28.0%

6 residents are foreign born (6.5% North America).

This place:  6.5%
Alaska:  6.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (78.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2275.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Seward, AK (1.9 miles ), Bear Creek, AK (2.7 miles ), Primrose, AK (4.4 miles) , Crown Point, AK (4.9 miles) , Moose Pass, AK (5.5 miles ), Cooper Landing, AK (5.6 miles ), Chenega, AK (7.0 miles) , Fox River, AK (7.3 miles ).

Latitude: 60.07 N, Longitude: 149.44 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)



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Earthquake activity:

Lowell Point-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 899% 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 90.1 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 7/12/1983 at 15:10:03, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.3 MS, 6.4 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 94.5 miles away from Lowell Point center
On 9/7/1983 at 19:22:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MS) earthquake occurred 88.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/1980 at 23:07:14, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.4 miles away from the city center
On 5/5/1999 at 10:30:03, a magnitude 5.8 (5.4 MB, 5.8 MW, 5.3 ME, Depth: 44.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.6 miles away from Lowell Point center
On 4/25/1994 at 00:19:05, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.4 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 42.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.4 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)

Hospitals/medical centers near Lowell Point:

  • PROVIDENCE SEWARD MED AND CARE CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; SEWARD, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Lowell Point:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 79 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 335 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1321 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1324 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1345 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1370 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1376 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable location: Lowell Point Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Spruce Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Kenai Peninsula 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 2009: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  33.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  13.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Lowell Point, AK

2 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
14 people in other workers' dormitories in 2000

Lowell Point compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009


Lowell Point travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (44%)

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Religion statistics for Lowell Point CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
This county:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.82% ($46,749 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.31% ($48,035)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.29% ($35,962)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.12%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.85% ($33,064 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.48% ($45,270)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.36% ($36,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Lowell Point:

  • KSWD (950 AM; 1 kW; SEWARD, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, 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)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING 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)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Lowell Point:

  • K201AO (88.1 FM; SEWARD, AK; Owner: PUFFIN PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K272DG (102.3 FM; SEWARD, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K285EG (104.9 FM; SEWARD, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KPFN (105.9 FM; SEWARD, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Lowell Point:

  • K55DD (Channel 55; SEWARD, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K07PG (Channel 7; SEWARD, AK; Owner: CITY OF SEWARD)
  • K03FO (Channel 3; SEWARD, AK; Owner: CITY OF SEWARD)

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