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Population in 2010: 18. Population change since 2000: -51.4%
Males: (26.1%)
Females: 14  (73.9%)

Median resident age:  58.0 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip code: 99695

Estimated median household income in 2012: $44,781 (it was $22,500 in 2000)
Susitna:

$44,781
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $46,272

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $245,395 (it was $182,100 in 2000)
Susitna:

$245,395
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $319,713; Detached houses: $319,713

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Susitna: 363.2 (very high, U.S. average is 100)

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Recent posts about Susitna, Alaska on our local forum with over 1,500,000 registered users. Susitna is mentioned 376 times on our forum:
Little Susitna (AK) River Clean-Up / Race on May 31st  (1 reply)
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (37.9%), English (20.7%), German (20.7%), Italian (10.3%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 158.2 square miles.

Population density: 0.1 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Susitna:

  • High school or higher: 100.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 73.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Susitna CDP:

  • Never married: 47.8%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 0.0%

2 residents are foreign born (5.4% Europe).

This place:  5.4%
Alaska:  6.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (37.0 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2369.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Big Lake, AK (4.8 miles ), Willow, AK (4.9 miles ), Point MacKenzie, AK (5.0 miles) , Houston, AK (5.2 miles ), Skwentna, AK (5.6 miles) , Meadow Lakes, AK (5.6 miles ), Knik-Fairview, AK (5.7 miles ), Beluga, AK (5.9 miles) .

Latitude: 61.56 N, Longitude: 150.58 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Susitna household income distribution Susitna home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.7%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries for females in 2008-2012 (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (100%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)



Average climate in Susitna, Alaska

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Earthquake activity:

Susitna-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 3725% greater than the overall U.S. average.

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 75.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/1/1975 at 03:55:12, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.6 miles away from Susitna center
On 4/18/1987 at 02:01:38, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB) earthquake occurred 14.6 miles away from the city center
On 7/4/1996 at 11:39:39, a magnitude 5.7 (5.6 MB, 5.7 ML, 5.4 MW, Depth: 33.9 mi) earthquake occurred 22.0 miles away from the city center
On 12/29/1974 at 18:25:00, a magnitude 5.6 (5.6 MB) earthquake occurred 3.5 miles away from Susitna 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 49.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Susitna:

  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 36 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 7,786)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 244 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 4,287)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1399 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1402 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1424 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1450 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1456 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

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Lakes: Otter Lake (A), Yensus Lake (B), Q'eyses Bena (C), T'eghes Untnu Bena (D), Leech Lake (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Trail Creek (A), Pierce Creek (B), Lower Sucker Creek (C), Granite Creek (D), Alexander Creek (E), Kala Ch'aq'a Betnu (F). 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

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 0.0%

Average household size:
This place:  1.8 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  70.0%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  10.0%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Susitna compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below 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.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age 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.


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Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 27.74%
Here27.7%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist Convention Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentLutheran Church
Adherents22.9%16.4%14.6%6.1%5.2%
Congregations9.2%9.2%12.3%1.5%3.1%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.3%4.2%3.5%2.9%20.0%
Congregations3.1%6.2%4.6%3.1%47.7%
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: 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%

11.14% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,822 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.14%
Alaska average:

9.33%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($493 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.15%
Alaska average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  4.83% ($52,567 average AGI)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.35% ($45,270)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.27% ($54,529)


7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Alaska average:

9.43%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($592 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.10%
Alaska average:

0.24%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.35% ($37,449 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.29% ($28,901)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.22% ($35,962)

Strongest AM radio stations in Susitna:

  • 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)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KGTL (620 AM; 5 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: PENINSULA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Susitna:

  • KRPM (96.3 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFAT (92.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KDBZ (102.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KNBA (90.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: KOAHNIC BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KSKA (91.1 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOM., INC.)
  • KNIK-FM (105.7 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: UBIK CORPORATION)
  • KEAG (97.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KWHL (106.5 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KGOT (101.3 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KASH-FM (107.5 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYMG (98.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQEZ (92.1 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Susitna:

  • KAKM (Channel 7; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS INC)
  • KTUU-TV (Channel 2; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHANNEL 2 BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KIMO (Channel 13; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTVA (Channel 11; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: ALASKA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

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