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Population in 2010: 78. Population change since 2000: -16.1%
Males: 41  (53.3%)
Females: 37  (46.7%)

Median resident age:  51.0 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99664

Estimated median household income in 2012: $123,075 (it was $66,111 in 2000)
Primrose:

$123,075
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $81,715

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $266,117 (it was $135,400 in 2000)
Primrose:

$266,117
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $213,028; Detached houses: $213,028

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  • White alone - 69 (88.5%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (6.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 4 (5.1%)

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Primrose: 189.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: English (33.3%), Welsh (30.0%), Italian (20.0%), Norwegian (20.0%), Irish (16.7%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 37.4 square miles.

Population density: 2.1 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Primrose:

  • High school or higher: 70.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 39.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Primrose CDP:

  • Never married: 0.0%
  • Now married: 100.0%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,083 (0.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (60.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2284.5 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Crown Point, AK (2.3 miles) , Moose Pass, AK (3.4 miles ), Bear Creek, AK (3.4 miles ), Seward, AK (3.9 miles ), Cooper Landing, AK (4.3 miles ), Lowell Point, AK (4.4 miles) , Whittier, AK (6.1 miles) , Sunrise, AK (6.1 miles) .

Latitude: 60.34 N, Longitude: 149.34 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Primrose household income distribution Primrose home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.2%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (63%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (38%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (64%)
  • Educational services (36%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)


Average climate in Primrose, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Primrose-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 1162% 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 74.6 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 7/12/1983 at 15:10:03, a magnitude 6.4 (6.1 MB, 6.4 MS, 6.3 MS, 6.4 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 79.6 miles away from Primrose center
On 9/7/1983 at 19:22:05, a magnitude 6.2 (6.2 MB, 6.2 MS, 6.2 MS) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/1/1980 at 23:07:14, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.1 MS, 5.7 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 52.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1994 at 00:19:05, a magnitude 5.7 (5.4 MB, 5.4 MW, 5.7 ML, Depth: 42.2 mi) earthquake occurred 72.1 miles away from Primrose center
On 5/24/1995 at 11:02:12, a magnitude 5.6 (5.3 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.6 MW, 5.5 ML, Depth: 26.0 mi) earthquake occurred 57.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals/medical centers near Primrose:

  • PROVIDENCE SEWARD MED AND CARE CENTER LTC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; SEWARD, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Primrose:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 61 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 316 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1326 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1329 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1350 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1375 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1381 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Notable locations in Primrose: Primrose (A), Primrose Landing Campground (B), Ptarmigan Creek Campground (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Meridian Lake (A), Ptarmigan Lake (B), Long Lake (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: Victor Creek (A), Rocky Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This place:  2.0 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  60.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.3%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Primrose compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income above 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 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 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 significantly below state average.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (58%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (42%)

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Religion statistics for Primrose CDP (based on Kenai Peninsula Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.62%
Here27.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial DiocesesLDS (Mormon) ChurchAssemblies of GodChurch of the Nazarene
Adherents15.8%14.8%14.4%10.0%9.0%
Congregations8.9%6.3%6.3%11.4%6.3%
NameUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChristian Churches and Churches of ChristLutheran ChurchOther
Adherents5.7%5.1%4.4%3.4%17.4%
Congregations8.9%6.3%5.1%3.8%36.7%
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: 25
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

4.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

3.01 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 71
Here:

13.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.7%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

29.4%
Alaska:

27.8%

8.17% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,864 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.17%
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 Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.82% ($46,749 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.31% ($48,035)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.29% ($35,962)


8.10% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,693 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.12% of residents moved to foreign countries ($338 average AGI)
Kenai Peninsula Borough:

0.12%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.85% ($33,064 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.48% ($45,270)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.36% ($36,561)

Strongest AM radio stations in Primrose:

  • 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.)
  • KSWD (950 AM; 1 kW; SEWARD, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Primrose:

  • K11QF (Channel 11; MOOSE PASS, AK; Owner: MOOSE PASS SPORTSMANS CLUB)
  • K13RL (Channel 13; MOOSE PASS, AK; Owner: MOOSE PASS SPORTSMANS CLUB)

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