Moose Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 747. Population change since 2000: +37.8%
Males: 413  (55.4%)
Females: 334  (44.6%)
Median resident age:  28.6 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99705.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $35,538 (it was $44,375 in 2000)
Moose Creek:

$35,538
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,024 (it was $17,980 in 2000)

Moose Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $176,523 (it was $93,100 in 2000)
Moose Creek:

$176,523
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $77,858; Detached houses: $76,972; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $160,695; Mobile homes: $59,169

Median gross rent in 2012: $901.

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Moose Creek races chart
  • White alone - 566 (75.8%)
  • Two or more races - 44 (5.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 38 (5.1%)
  • Black alone - 37 (5.0%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (4.8%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (2.8%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 5 (0.7%)

Races in Moose Creek detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Moose Creek: 105.7 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (34.5%), Irish (9.8%), English (9.6%), French (5.5%), Russian (4.6%), Swedish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Elevation: 523 feet

Land area: 1.58 square miles.

Population density: 472 people per square mile   (low).

Moose Creek,AK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Moose Creek:

  • High school or higher: 99.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Moose Creek CDP:

  • Never married: 55.4%
  • Now married: 34.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

14 residents are foreign born (2.1% Europe).

This place:  2.1%
Alaska:  6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,972 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (256.8 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2437.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Eielson AFB, AK (2.2 miles ), North Pole, AK (2.5 miles ), Badger, AK (3.0 miles ), Two Rivers, AK (3.2 miles ), Salcha, AK (3.7 miles ), Pleasant Valley, AK (3.7 miles ), Steele Creek, AK (4.0 miles ), Fairbanks, AK (4.3 miles ).

Latitude: 64.71 N, Longitude: 147.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Moose Creek household income distribution Moose Creek home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (29%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (17%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (11%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (36%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (24%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (19%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (14%)
  • Food processing workers (13%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (15%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (13%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other financial specialists (9%)
  • Legal support workers (9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (9%)
  • Child care workers (8%)

Work and jobs in Moose Creek: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Moose Creek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Moose Creek-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 576% 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 255.9 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 82.9 miles away from Moose Creek center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 125.0 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 87.1 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1995 at 05:23:18, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.2 ML, Depth: 5.7 mi) earthquake occurred 49.1 miles away from Moose Creek 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, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 330.2 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 Moose Creek:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 22 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 258 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 258 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1426 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1430 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1447 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1452 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable location: North Star Volunteer Fire Department Station 5 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Moose Creek (A), Garrison Slough (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fairbanks North Star Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.468. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 18.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 11.9%
(11.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.3%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households
4 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

Moose Creek compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Moose Creek travel time to work - commute Moose Creek mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (72%)
  • Utility gas (11%)
  • Coal or coke (6%)
  • Other fuel (6%)
  • Electricity (5%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Moose Creek CDP (based on Fairbanks North Star Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.32%
Here: 34.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents18.8%18.6%9.8%8.0%5.3%
Congregations14.3%6.5%9.1%1.3%1.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.7%4.7%4.6%3.4%22.2%
Congregations3.9%7.8%2.6%6.5%46.8%
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: 7
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

4.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

26.1%
Alaska:

27.8%

11.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.48%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,204 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.37%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.61% ($44,009 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.25% ($36,021)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.23% ($46,553)


11.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.91%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.43% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,511 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.43%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.95% ($52,526 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.24% ($42,791)
to El Paso County, TX  0.24% ($39,367)

Strongest AM radio stations in Moose Creek:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Moose Creek:

  • K203CT (88.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUAC (89.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • KIAK-FM (102.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYSC (96.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP-FM (100.3 FM; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK. MISSIONARY FLWSHP)
  • KUWL (103.9 FM; COLLEGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWLF (98.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAKQ-FM (101.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKED (104.7 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Moose Creek:

  • KFXF (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K13XD (Channel 13; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)

Moose Creek fatal accident list:

Dec 9, 2005 10:57 PM, Pipeline Mp 475, Moose Creek Bridge, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Oct 14, 2004 12:33 AM, Old Richardson Hwy, Baker St, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Moose Creek Bluff (Lat: 64.726528 Lon: -147.214639), Type: Tower, Structure height: 19 m, Call Sign: WPMA812
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.480 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/10/2013, Expiration Date: 05/07/2023, Certifier: Robert Frey
    Registrant: Personal Page Inc., 800 E. Dimond Ste 3-395, Anchorage, AK 99515, Phone: (907) 349-4928, Fax: (907) 451-7987

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$236,4521$184,6809$195,4501$28,160
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$01$171,7000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$02$205,5901$26,400
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$129,1500$03$175,2300$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$129,2200$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$127,020
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0015.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1

Moose Creek on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Vending machine operators"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Community and social services occupations:"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Primary, secondary, and special education school teachers:"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in other workers' dormitories"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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