Petersville, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 4. Population change since 2000: -85.2%
Males: (25.0%)
Females: (75.0%)
Median resident age:  46.5 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99683

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,602 (it was $43,750 in 2000)
Petersville:

$61,602
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $58,775 (it was $43,200 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $26,304 (it was $14,600 in 2000)
Petersville:

$26,304
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,067; Detached houses: $241,232; Townhouses or other attached units: $230,304; In 2-unit structures: $215,858; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,477; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,679; Mobile homes: $71,832; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,678
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Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Petersville: 102.6 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Latest news from Petersville, AK collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: French (22.2%), German (22.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 354.1 square miles.

Population density: 0.01 people per square mile   (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Petersville:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 100.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 50.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 10.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Petersville CDP:

  • Never married: 50.0%
  • Now married: 0.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 50.0%

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

Petersville CDP:  1.4% ($199)
Alaska:  1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (88.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2408.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Trapper Creek, AK (3.7 miles ), Talkeetna, AK (4.7 miles ), Chase, AK (4.7 miles) , Y, AK (5.8 miles ), Susitna North, AK (6.0 miles ), Skwentna, AK (6.2 miles) , Willow, AK (7.0 miles ), Susitna, AK (7.5 miles) .

Latitude: 62.38 N, Longitude: 150.75 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Petersville household income distribution Petersville home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.3%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Average climate in Petersville, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Petersville, Alaska average temperatures Petersville, Alaska average precipitation Petersville, Alaska humidity Petersville, Alaska wind speed Petersville, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Petersville-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 812% 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 138.9 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 124.4 miles away from Petersville center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 112.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 377.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/1/1991 at 07:18:43, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MB, Depth: 71.0 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 27.3 miles away from Petersville 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 369.2 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 Petersville:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 87 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 88 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 194 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1430 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1433 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1442 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1455 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable location: Peters Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Bunco Lake (A), Limber Lake (B), Jake Lake (C), Kroto Lake (D), Lampoon Pond (E), Safari Lake (F), Schnieder Lake (G), Shulin Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Big Creek (A), Black Creek (B), Bunco Creek (C), Willow Creek (D), Twentymile Creek (E), String Creek (F), Sand Creek (G), Poorman Creek (H), Pickle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Matanuska-Susitna Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This place:  1.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  0.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

9.4%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

0.0%
Whole state:

4.0%

Petersville compared to Alaska state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

0.0
Alaska average:

10.8

Petersville travel time to work - commute Petersville mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Petersville CDP (based on Matanuska-Susitna Borough data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant15,07674
Other5,65019
Catholic3,3544
Mainline Protestant2,27117
Black Protestant1931
Orthodox1121
None62,339-
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: 9
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

1.09 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
Here:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.1%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

28.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.76% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($46,807 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.76%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.09% of residents moved from foreign countries ($389 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.09%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.70% ($54,662 average AGI)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.26% ($47,420)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.23% ($41,194)


7.58% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($46,711 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.58%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($352 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.39% ($45,900 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.28% ($46,553)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.24% ($52,959)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petersville:

  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 20.9 Miles West Of Petersville (Lat: 62.432778 Lon: -151.408639), Call Sign: KNKC229, Licensee ID: L00025557
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.370 MHz, 157.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/26/1999, Expiration Date: 11/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 12/20/2008
    Registrant: Matanuska Telephone Association, Inc., 1740 S. Chugach St., Palmer, AK 99645, Phone: (907) 761-2784, Fax: (907) 761-2678, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$153,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00

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