Susitna North, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 1,260.
Males: 668  (53.1%)
Females: 592  (46.9%)
Median resident age:  49.6 years
Alaska median age:  33.3 years
Estimated median household income in 2015: $76,427
Susitna North:

$76,427
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $28,886

Susitna North CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $236,100
Susitna North:

$236,100
AK:

$259,600

Mean prices in 2015: All housing units: $246,131; Detached houses: $254,990; Townhouses or other attached units: $236,154; In 2-unit structures: $304,191; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $266,196; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $114,659; Mobile homes: $61,756; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $16,136

Median gross rent in 2015: $828.

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  • Races in Susitna North, AK (2010)

    Susitna North races chart
    • 1,08085.7%White alone
    • 665.2%American Indian alone
    • 645.1%Two or more races
    • 342.7%Hispanic
    • 90.7%Asian alone
    • 40.3%Black alone
    • 30.2%Other race alone

Races in Susitna North detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Susitna North: 105.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (14.2%), European (14.1%), German (5.6%), Norwegian (5.1%), Swedish (4.5%), French (4.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

For population 25 years and over in Susitna North:

  • High school or higher: 88.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%

For population 15 years and over in Susitna North CDP:

  • Never married: 27.0%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 7.6%
  • Divorced: 11.4%

24 residents are foreign born

This place:

1.6%
Alaska:

7.4%

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (66.4 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2373.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Y, AK (3.4 miles ), Talkeetna, AK (4.0 miles ), Chase, AK (4.7 miles) , Trapper Creek, AK (4.8 miles ), Willow, AK (5.3 miles ), Petersville, AK (6.0 miles) , Fishhook, AK (6.0 miles ), Buffalo Soapstone, AK (6.1 miles ).

Latitude: 62.15 N, Longitude: 149.73 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Susitna North household income distribution Susitna North home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (31%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (10%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (24%)
  • Management occupations (14%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (12%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Life, physical, and social science occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)

Work and jobs in Susitna North: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Earthquake activity:

Susitna North-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 821% 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 104.7 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 115.0 miles away from Susitna North center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 133.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 373.7 miles away from the city 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 334.1 miles away from Susitna North center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 107.6 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 Susitna North:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 67 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 67 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 197 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1394 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1397 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1406 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1419 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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Notable locations in Susitna North: Talkeetna Volunteer Fire Department Station 11 - 2 (A), Sunshine Community Health Center Talkeetna (B), Sunshine Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Baldy Lake (A), Long Lake (B), Heritage Lake (C), Montana Lake (D), Benka Lake (E), Caswell Number 3 Lake (F), North Friend Lake (G), South Friend Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Buddy Creek (A), Sunshine Creek (B), Sheep Creek (C), Question Creek (D), Possum Creek (E), Montana Creek (F), Kashwitna River (G), Goose Creek (H), Answer 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
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2015: 14.3%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 84.5% for American Indian residents, 31.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.2 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  58.9%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.9%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Educational Attainment (%) in 2015

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2015

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.1
Alaska average:

10.2

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Religion statistics for Susitna North 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 Susitna North:

  • 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)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)
  • KBBI (890 AM; 10 kW; HOMER, AK; Owner: KACHEMAK BAY BROADCASTING INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Susitna North:

  • KRPM (96.3 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

Susitna North compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Susitna North on our top lists:

  • #28 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Czechoslovakia (includes Czech Republic and Slovakia) (population 500+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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