Lowell Point, Alaska

We are giving away $1200 in prizes - enter simply by sending us your own city pictures!

  • OSM Map
  • General Map
  • Google Map
  • MSN Map
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 (it was $45,790 in 2000)

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 2009: All housing units: $208,991; Detached houses: $262,125; Mobile homes: $9,738
Options
X
Data:
Loading data...
Based on 2000-2011 data
Loading data...

123
Hide US histogram
Lowell Point races chart
  • 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)
Lowell Point, AK forum
Recent posts about Lowell Point, Alaska on our local forum with over 1,800,000 registered users:
getting married in Alaska!  (9 replies)
My summer season ending early  (8 replies)

Latest news from Lowell Point, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

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).

Lowell Point, Alaska map

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: 28.9%
  • Now married: 44.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 26.9%

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

This place:  6.5%
Alaska:  6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $3,107 (1.3%)

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

Lowell Point household income distribution Lowell Point home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Lowell Point, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Lowell Point, Alaska average temperatures Lowell Point, Alaska average precipitation Lowell Point, Alaska humidity Lowell Point, Alaska wind speed Lowell Point, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Lowell Point-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 790% 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 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 246.3 miles away from Lowell Point center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 252.3 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 276.3 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 255.3 miles away from Lowell Point 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 309.1 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 and 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: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 79 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 335 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1321 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1324 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1328 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1345 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Click to draw/clear place borders

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
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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2009

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2009

Lowell Point travel time to work - commute Lowell Point mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Wood (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here: 27.6%
USA: 50.2%

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%

7.19% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,749 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.19%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.58% ($57,934 average AGI)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.35% ($52,959)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($39,355)


6.76% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,448 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.76%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($269 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.48% ($41,595 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.39% ($47,420)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.20% ($36,905)

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)
Cost of Living Calculator



Recent home sales and price trends information powered by Onboard Informatics
© 2015 Onboard Informatics. Information is deemed reliable but not guaranteed.
 
City-data.com does not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of any information on this site.  Use at your own risk.
Website © 2015 Advameg, Inc.