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Population in 2010: 309. Population change since 2000: +39.8%
Males: 217  (70.3%)
Females: 92  (29.7%)

Median resident age:  49.1 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99827.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $37,690 (it was $34,688 in 2000)
Mosquito Lake:

$37,690
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $27,455

Mosquito Lake CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $159,691 (it was $66,300 in 2000)
Mosquito Lake:

$159,691
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $167,400; Detached houses: $167,400

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  • White alone - 259 (83.8%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (7.8%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (4.2%)
  • Hispanic - 11 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.3%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Mosquito Lake: 110.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (31.2%), English (29.6%), German (28.0%), Scotch-Irish (11.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 78.8 square miles.

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

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For population 25 years and over in Mosquito Lake:

  • High school or higher: 90.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 11.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 21.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mosquito Lake CDP:

  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 68.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

4 residents are foreign born

This place:  1.8%
Alaska:  6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $900 (0.9%)

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

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (47%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Construction (67%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (17%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (14%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (8%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (6%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (21%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (17%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (13%)
  • Carpenters (13%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)

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Earthquake activity:

Mosquito Lake-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 202% 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 1/6/2000 at 10:42:25, a magnitude 6.2 (5.5 MB, 5.9 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.1 ML, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from Mosquito Lake center
On 7/11/1990 at 15:14:04, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 12.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/2007 at 15:49:33, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MB, 5.3 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 33.6 miles away from the city center
On 5/27/1999 at 08:08:58, a magnitude 5.7 (5.5 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.7 ML, 5.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.5 miles away from Mosquito Lake center
On 6/24/1991 at 04:59:04, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.7 MS, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 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 Mosquito Lake:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 483 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 531 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 918 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 921 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 943 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 971 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 980 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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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 2012: 9.9%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Mosquito Lake, AK

Mosquito Lake 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.
  • 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 above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Mosquito Lake travel time to work - commute


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77%)
  • Wood (23%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.00%
Here38.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSalvation ArmyAssemblies of GodPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents30.3%18.9%13.6%13.2%24.0%
Congregations11.1%11.1%22.2%11.1%44.4%
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: 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%

9.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,885 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.99%
Alaska average:

9.33%

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:
from Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.14% ($53,545 average AGI)


9.80% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,606 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.80%
Alaska average:

9.43%

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:
to Juneau City and Borough, AK  1.67% ($35,688 average AGI)

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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