Mosquito Lake, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 309. Population change since 2000: +39.8%
Males: 232  (75.2%)
Females: 77  (24.8%)
Median resident age:  42.6 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99827.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,900 (it was $34,688 in 2000)
Mosquito Lake:

$37,900
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,139 (it was $16,415 in 2000)

Mosquito Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $176,056 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Mosquito Lake:

$176,056
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $214,472; Detached houses: $209,997
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  • Races in Mosquito Lake, AK (2010)

    Mosquito Lake races chart
    • 25983.8%White alone
    • 247.8%Two or more races
    • 134.2%American Indian alone
    • 113.6%Hispanic
    • 10.3%Asian alone
    • 10.3%Other race alone

Races in Mosquito Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Mosquito Lake: 115.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (24.5%), Irish (23.3%), Ukrainian (12.6%), Polish (9.4%), Scotch-Irish (9.4%), French (5.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 78.8 square miles.

Population density: 3.9 people per square mile   (very low).

Mosquito Lake,AK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Mosquito Lake:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 25.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mosquito Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 43.2%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 6.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.8%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,563 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,467

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (480.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (1930.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Covenant Life, AK (1.9 miles) , Klukwan, AK (3.1 miles) , Lutak, AK (4.5 miles) , Haines, AK (5.3 miles ), Skagway, AK (5.5 miles ), Mud Bay, AK (5.9 miles) , Gustavus, AK (8.5 miles ), Excursion Inlet, AK (8.7 miles) .

Latitude: 59.43 N, Longitude: 136.16 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Mosquito Lake household income distribution Mosquito Lake home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.7%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (60%)
  • Other services, except public administration (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Other services, except public administration (43%)
  • Construction (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (60%)
  • Management occupations (38%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (0%)
  • Community and social service occupations (0%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (43%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (35%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (22%)
  • Management occupations (0%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (0%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (0%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (0%)

Work and jobs in Mosquito Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Mosquito Lake, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Mosquito Lake-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 308% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/10/1958 at 06:15:53, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 66.0 miles away from the city center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 408.2 miles away from Mosquito Lake center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
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 232.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1972 at 21:45:14, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 189.0 miles away from the city 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 281.9 miles away from Mosquito Lake 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 207.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mosquito Lake:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 483 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 12,483)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 484 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 531 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 918 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 921 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 938 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 943 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Mosquito Lake: Kluktu (A), Klehini Valley Volunteer Fire Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Mosquito Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Big Boulder Creek (A), Glacier Creek (B), Little Boulder Creek (C), Muncaster Creek (D), Rosaunt Creek (E), Bear Creek (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Haines Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(100.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

Mosquito Lake compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Alaska average:

10.4

Mosquito Lake travel time to work - commute Mosquito Lake mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (64%)
  • Wood (35%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mosquito Lake CDP (based on Haines Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant3448
Other1993
Catholic1853
Mainline Protestant1492
None1,631-
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 grocery stores: 1
Haines Borough:

4.40 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

22.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Haines Borough:

28.2%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.20% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,133 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.20%
Alaska average:

8.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


6.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,541 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.16%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.11% ($36,091 average AGI)
to Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.11% ($25,455)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mosquito Lake:

  • KINY (800 AM; 10 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA-JUNEAU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KJNO (630 AM; 5 kW; JUNEAU, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCAST COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KRSA (580 AM; 5 kW; PETERSBURG, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KIRO (710 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KTTH (770 AM; 50 kW; SEATTLE, WA; Owner: ENTERCOM SEATTLE LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPOJ (620 AM; 50 kW; PORTLAND, OR; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGNW (820 AM; 50 kW; BURIEN-SEATTLE, WA; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)

TV broadcast stations around Mosquito Lake:

  • K02MW (Channel 2; MOSQUITO LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K13UM (Channel 13; MOSQUITO LAKE, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Mosquito Lake on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average snowfall in a year"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Florists"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Service occupations:"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #90 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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