Two Rivers, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 719. Population change since 2000: +49.2%
Males: 513  (71.4%)
Females: 206  (28.6%)
Median resident age:  41.3 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99712.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $177,682 (it was $58,571 in 2000)
Two Rivers:

$177,682
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $55,207 (it was $24,351 in 2000)

Two Rivers CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $153,013 (it was $100,000 in 2000)
Two Rivers:

$153,013
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $275,670; Detached houses: $275,670

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,686.

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Two Rivers races chart
  • White alone - 602 (83.7%)
  • Two or more races - 46 (6.4%)
  • Hispanic - 36 (5.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 26 (3.6%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.7%)
  • Other race alone - 3 (0.4%)
  • Black alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Two Rivers detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Two Rivers: 111.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (48.9%), Irish (46.2%), United States (4.9%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 28.5 square miles.

Population density: 25 people per square mile   (very low).

Two Rivers,AK real estate house value index trend

Two Rivers, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Two Rivers:

  • High school or higher: 102.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Two Rivers CDP:

  • Never married: 44.0%
  • Now married: 50.5%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 0.0%
  • Divorced: 5.5%

11 residents are foreign born (4.0% Europe).

This place:  4.0%
Alaska:  6.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,091 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (267.2 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2443.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Pleasant Valley, AK (2.5 miles ), Badger, AK (3.1 miles ), Steele Creek, AK (3.1 miles ), Moose Creek, AK (3.2 miles ), North Pole, AK (3.3 miles ), Eielson AFB, AK (3.9 miles ), Fox, AK (4.1 miles ), Farmers Loop, AK (4.2 miles ).

Latitude: 64.86 N, Longitude: 147.10 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Two Rivers household income distribution Two Rivers home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (94%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (0%)
  • Health care and social assistance (100%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Manufacturing (0%)
  • Wholesale trade (0%)
  • Retail trade (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Carpenters (12%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (12%)
  • Extraction workers (11%)
  • Construction laborers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (23%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (9%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Postsecondary teachers (8%)

Work and jobs in Two Rivers: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Two Rivers, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Two Rivers-area historical earthquake activity is near Alaska state average. It is 564% 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 266.4 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 93.4 miles away from Two Rivers center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 130.8 miles away from the city 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 97.4 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) earthquake occurred 45.4 miles away from Two Rivers center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 337.8 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 Two Rivers:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 22 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 268 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 269 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1431 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1435 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1453 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1457 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.468. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 10.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 18.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

9.1
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.4%
Average household size:
This place:  2.4 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  62.5%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  9.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Two Rivers compared to Alaska state average:

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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Two Rivers travel time to work - commute Two Rivers mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84%)
  • Wood (15%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Two Rivers CDP (based on Fairbanks North Star Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.32%
Here: 34.3%
USA: 50.2%

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%

11.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.48%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,204 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.37%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.61% ($44,009 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.25% ($36,021)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.23% ($46,553)


11.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.91%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.43% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,511 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.43%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.95% ($52,526 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.24% ($42,791)
to El Paso County, TX  0.24% ($39,367)

Strongest AM radio stations in Two Rivers:

  • 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 Two Rivers:

  • 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)
  • KAKQ-FM (101.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KWLF (98.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKED (104.7 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around Two Rivers:

  • KFXF (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K13XD (Channel 13; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KATN (Channel 2; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)

Two Rivers fatal accident list:

Nov 17, 2007 06:25 PM, Chena Hot Springs Rd, Lat: 64.86864, Lon: -147.04544, Vehicles: 1, Fatalities: 1
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$159,235
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Two Rivers on our top lists:

  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Computer and mathematical occupations:"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Construction"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Food preparation and serving related occupations:"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Retail sales workers except cashiers"
  • #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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