McKinley Park, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 185. Population change since 2000: +30.3%
Males: 101  (54.9%)
Females: 84  (45.1%)
Median resident age:  28.9 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years

Zip code: 99755

Estimated median household income in 2016: $83,631 (it was $53,750 in 2000)
McKinley Park:

$83,631
AK:

$76,440

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $39,799 (it was $27,255 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $313,747 (it was $142,700 in 2000)
McKinley Park:

$313,747
AK:

$267,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $254,962; Detached houses: $254,585

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,370.

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  • Races in McKinley Park, AK (2016)

    McKinley Park races chart
    • 42381.5%White alone
    • 254.8%Two or more races
    • 224.2%Hispanic
    • 214.0%American Indian alone
    • 101.9%Asian alone
    • 91.7%Black alone
Mar. 2016 cost of living index in McKinley Park: 112.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Bulgarian (7.3%), Serbian (6.3%), Irish (4.7%), European (4.3%), Macedonian (3.3%), Eastern European (2.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 1753 feet

Land area: 174.6 square miles.

Population density: 1.1 people per square mile   (very low).

McKinley Park, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in McKinley Park:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 49.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 14.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 3.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McKinley Park CDP:

  • Never married: 71.9%
  • Now married: 8.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

88 residents are foreign born (10.2% Europe, 3.1% Latin America).

This place:

17.0%
Alaska:

100.0%

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

McKinley Park CDP:  0.7% ($960)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (172.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2421.2 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Cantwell, AK (4.3 miles ), Healy, AK (4.9 miles ), Ferry, AK (5.4 miles) , Anderson, AK (7.0 miles ), Nenana, AK (8.0 miles ), Four Mile Road, AK (8.1 miles) , Harding-Birch Lakes, AK (8.8 miles ), Salcha, AK (9.0 miles ).

Latitude: 63.65 N, Longitude: 148.82 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

McKinley Park household income distribution McKinley Park home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (74%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (2%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Educational services (2%)
  • Accommodation and food services (60%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (30%)
  • Transportation occupations (15%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (32%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (13%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3%)

Average climate in McKinley Park, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

McKinley Park-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 659% 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 186.1 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 34.5 miles away from McKinley Park center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 70.7 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 22.3 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 392.1 miles away from McKinley Park 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 310.3 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)
McKinley Park topographic map

airports located in McKinley Park:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McKinley Park:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 89 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 173 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 174 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1423 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1427 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1440 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1449 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in McKinley Park: Yanert (A), Moody (B), McKinley Village (C), McKinley Volunteer Fire Department (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Deneki Lakes (A), Horseshoe Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bruskasna Creek (A), Carlo Creek (B), Yanert Fork (C), Sheep Creek (D), Schist Creek (E), Riley Creek (F), Montana Creek (G), Lynx Creek (H), Kingfisher Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 38.1. This is significantly better than average.

City:

38.1
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 32.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 2.47. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.47
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 28.8%
(29.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.8% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.7 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  34.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  8.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.3
Alaska average:

9.9

McKinley Park travel time to work - commute McKinley Park mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McKinley Park CDP (based on Denali Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3106
Catholic1121
Other871
None1,317-
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 convenience stores (no gas): 1
Denali Borough:

5.46 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Denali Borough:

10.92 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

32.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

5.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Denali Borough:

28.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McKinley Park:

48.6%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
McKinley Park:

42.3%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
McKinley Park:

28.8
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
McKinley Park:

20.0%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.0%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
McKinley Park:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
McKinley Park:

26.6%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
McKinley Park:

58.7%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
McKinley Park:

77.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of McKinley Park, AK Residents

12.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($43,766 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

12.43%
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  2.02% ($59,056 average AGI)
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.46% ($36,385)


11.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.84%
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  2.37% ($41,857 average AGI)
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.47% ($55,923)

Strongest AM radio stations in McKinley Park:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, 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)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around McKinley Park:

  • K03GK (Channel 3; MCKINLEY PARK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K10MI (Channel 10; MCKINLEY PARK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • MCKINLEY PA, Mckinley Nat'l Park Hotel (Lat: 63.733139 Lon: -148.920333), Overall height: 10.1 m, Call Sign: WAS486, Licensee ID: L00025557
    Assigned Frequencies: 2168.40 MHzGrant Date: 02/27/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 11/13/2008Registrant: Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc., 1740 S. Chugach St., Palmer, AK 99645, Phone: (907) 761-2784, Fax: (907) 761-2678, Email:

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (53%)
  • Wood (46%)

McKinley Park compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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