For population 25 years and over in McCarthy:
For population 15 years and over in McCarthy CDP:
7 residents are foreign born (30.4% Oceania).
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (228.0 miles , pop. 260,283).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2179.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).
Nearest cities: Chitina, AK (7.1 miles) , Chisana, AK (7.3 miles) , Kenny Lake, AK (8.2 miles ), Tonsina, AK (8.7 miles) , Willow Creek, AK (8.9 miles ), Copper Center, AK (9.3 miles ), Silver Springs, AK (9.5 miles) , Slana, AK (9.6 miles) .
Latitude: 61.43 N, Longitude: 142.91 W
Area code: 907
Average climate in McCarthy, Alaska
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Earthquake activity:McCarthy-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 68.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/1983 at 03:25:17, a magnitude 6.0 (6.0 MB, 5.4 MS, 5.9 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 99.8 miles away from McCarthy center
On 11/8/2002 at 04:04:17, a magnitude 5.5 (5.3 MB, 4.6 MS, 5.0 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 64.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/8/2008 at 09:53:01, a magnitude 5.4 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MW, Depth: 4.7 mi) earthquake occurred 56.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/8/2002 at 20:29:02, a magnitude 5.2 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.1 ML, Depth: 5.6 mi) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from McCarthy center
On 11/5/2002 at 01:33:30, a magnitude 5.2 (4.7 MB, 5.2 ML, 4.9 ML, Depth: 4.0 mi) earthquake occurred 99.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Valdez-Cordova Census Area County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Airports located in McCarthy:
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McCarthy:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 0.0%
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
McCarthy compared to Alaska state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
9.68% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,139 average adjusted gross income)
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:
11.33% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($39,243 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in McCarthy:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:2
FAA Registered Aircraft:7