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Population in 2010: 725. Population change since 2000: +16.4%
Males: 441  (60.9%)
Females: 284  (39.1%)

Median resident age:  43.1 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99712.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $64,339 (it was $49,464 in 2000)
Pleasant Valley:

$64,339
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $34,554

Pleasant Valley CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $208,673 (it was $125,400 in 2000)
Pleasant Valley:

$208,673
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $135,903; Detached houses: $135,903

Median gross rent in 2012: $992.

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  • White alone - 642 (88.6%)
  • Two or more races - 34 (4.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 27 (3.7%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (1.7%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 4 (0.6%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Pleasant Valley: 115.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (22.2%), English (17.7%), Irish (16.8%), Danish (6.2%), French (6.1%), Scottish (4.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 30.3 square miles.

Population density: 24 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Pleasant Valley:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 34.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Pleasant Valley CDP:

  • Never married: 4.5%
  • Now married: 84.9%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 5.6%

36 residents are foreign born (3.2% Asia, 2.6% Europe).

This place:  5.8%
Alaska:  6.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,510 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (270.3 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2439.8 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Two Rivers, AK (2.5 miles ), Moose Creek, AK (3.7 miles ), Steele Creek, AK (3.9 miles ), Badger, AK (4.0 miles ), North Pole, AK (4.0 miles ), Eielson AFB, AK (4.2 miles ), Fox, AK (4.7 miles ), Farmers Loop, AK (4.9 miles ).

Latitude: 64.88 N, Longitude: 146.88 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (30%)
  • Retail trade (26%)
  • Construction (24%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (20%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (36%)
  • Finance and insurance (29%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (20%)
  • Registered nurses (13%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (13%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Extraction workers (8%)
  • Engineers (7%)
  • Drafters, engineering, and mapping technicians (7%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (12%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (9%)
  • Accountants and auditors (7%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Food processing workers (7%)

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Earthquake activity:

Pleasant Valley-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 437% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 95.9 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 50.9 miles away from Pleasant Valley center
On 1/7/1990 at 11:02:05, a magnitude 5.5 (4.9 MB, 4.6 MS, 5.5 ML, Depth: 12.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 63.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/2/2003 at 06:39:39, a magnitude 5.3 (4.6 MB, 5.3 ML, 5.0 ML, Depth: 10.3 mi) earthquake occurred 96.2 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/2002 at 16:41:39, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 5.1 MW, 4.9 ML) earthquake occurred 96.5 miles away from Pleasant Valley center
On 12/29/1993 at 09:34:38, a magnitude 4.8 (3.9 MB, 4.5 ML, 4.8 ML, Depth: 6.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 31.7 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 Pleasant Valley:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 28 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 272 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1427 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1431 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1453 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1481 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1490 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Creeks: Jenny M Creek (A), Hunts Creek (B), Horner Creek (C). 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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 47.6. This is significantly worse than average.
City:

47.6
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 24.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.7
U.S.:

9.6


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%
(0.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  61.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Pleasant Valley, AK

Pleasant Valley compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age 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.
  • House age above state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Pleasant Valley travel time to work - commute


Pleasant Valley mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (58%)
  • Wood (42%)

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Religion statistics for Pleasant Valley CDP (based on Fairbanks North Star Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.32%
Here34.3%
USA50.2%

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%

10.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,936 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.27%
Alaska average:

9.33%

0.80% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,032 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.80%
Alaska average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.77% ($42,709 average AGI)
from Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK  0.30% ($29,294)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.21% ($28,901)


11.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($34,893 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.90%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.64% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,452 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.64%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.00% ($41,729 average AGI)
to King County, WA  0.21% ($41,644)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.21% ($42,264)

Strongest AM radio stations in Pleasant Valley:

  • 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.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • 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 Pleasant Valley:

  • 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 Pleasant Valley:

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


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$88,7902$168,600
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

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Pleasant Valley on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Legal support workers"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction and extraction occupations:"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations:"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Social scientists and related workers"
  • #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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