Willow, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 2,102. Population change since 2000: +26.8%
Males: 1,192  (56.7%)
Females: 910  (43.3%)
Median resident age:  44.5 years
Alaska median age:  33.1 years

Zip codes: 99688.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $57,477 (it was $38,906 in 2000)
Willow:

$57,477
AK:

$72,237

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $29,146 (it was $22,323 in 2000)

Willow CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $168,172 (it was $109,200 in 2000)
Willow:

$168,172
AK:

$254,000

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $239,067; Detached houses: $241,232; Townhouses or other attached units: $230,304; In 2-unit structures: $215,858; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $303,477; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $151,679; Mobile homes: $71,832; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $15,678

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,005.

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  • Races in Willow, AK (2010)

    Willow races chart
    • 1,89890.3%White alone
    • 1085.1%American Indian alone
    • 502.4%Two or more races
    • 271.3%Hispanic
    • 160.8%Asian alone
    • 20.10%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 10.05%Other race alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Willow: 106.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (19.6%), Irish (13.0%), English (8.7%), Swedish (4.3%), United States (4.1%), Dutch (4.0%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 684.8 square miles.

Population density: 3.1 people per square mile   (very low).

Willow,AK real estate house value index trend

Willow, Alaska map

For population 25 years and over in Willow:

  • High school or higher: 91.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 11.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 52.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Willow CDP:

  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 52.5%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 5.5%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

58 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America, 0.8% North America).

This place:

3.5%
Alaska:

5.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,425 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $958 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (40.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2363.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Houston, AK (3.6 miles ), Big Lake, AK (4.0 miles ), Meadow Lakes, AK (4.1 miles ), Y, AK (4.3 miles ), Tanaina, AK (4.6 miles ), Knik-Fairview, AK (4.6 miles ), Wasilla, AK (4.7 miles ), Susitna, AK (4.9 miles) .

Latitude: 61.77 N, Longitude: 149.99 W

Area code: 907

Willow household income distribution Willow home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (27%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Construction (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (27%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Transportation occupations (11%)
  • Production occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (27%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (13%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

Average climate in Willow, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Willow-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 830% 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 93.9 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 142.0 miles away from Willow center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 157.5 miles away from the city center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 346.0 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 324.4 miles away from Willow 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) earthquake occurred 287.8 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)
Willow topographic map

Airports and other landing facilities located in Willow:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Willow:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 40 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 41 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 224 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1389 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1392 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1400 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1413 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public elementary/middle school in Willow:

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Library in Willow:

  • WILLOW PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $246,328; Location: 23557 WEST WILLOW COMMUNITY CENTER; 21,856 books; 828 audio materials; 1,486 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 107 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Willow: Kashwitna (A), Rogers Creek (B), Nancy (C), Willow Volunteer Fire Department Station 12 - 2 (D), Sunshine Community Health Center Willow (E), Willow Fire Department (F), Willow Ambulance Service (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Nancy Lake (A), Teakwood Lake (B), Stevens Lake (C), Frying Pan Lake (D), Gosh Lake (E), Trigger Lake (F), Little Houston Lake (G), Houston Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Fish Creek (A), Rogers Creek (B), Purches Creek (C), Peters Creek (D), Canyon Creek (E), Sawmill Creek (F), 197 1/2 Mile Creek (G), 196 Mile Creek (H), Willow Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Willow include: Palmer Hat Flats State Game Refuge (1), Nancy Lake State Recreation Area (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Backcountry Llamaventures & Windwalker Llamas (Recreational Trips & Guides; Parks Highway Mile 87.5) (1), Alaska Gold Rush Adventures (Tours & Charters; PO Box 442) (2). Display/hide their approximate 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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2011 was 21.7. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 13.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

13.2
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 4.38. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 18.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.38
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 13.7%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.3% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  7.4%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Alaska average:

10.4

Willow travel time to work - commute Willow mode of transportation to work chart

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Willow 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%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Willow:

47.4%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.0%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Willow:

30.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Willow:

24.5%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Willow:

17.6%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Willow:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Willow:

40.1%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Willow:

51.9%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.3%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Willow, AK Residents

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 Willow:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Willow:

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

TV broadcast stations around Willow:

  • 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.)
  • Willow, Alaska
  • Fatal accident count12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents18
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons:6
  • Fatalities15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents24
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents2
  • Alaska average
  • Fatal accident count147
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents215
  • Fatal accidents involving drunken persons67
  • Fatalities160
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents396
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents18
See more detailed statistics of Willow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 10Number of bridges
  • 101m331ftTotal length
  • 13,929Total average daily traffic
  • 2,201Total average daily truck traffic
  • 18,515Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 12000-2009
  • 12010-2015
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Willow, AK

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Willow)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • Mile 71 Parks Highway (Lat: 61.757806 Lon: -150.007778), Call Sign: KBN460, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0400 MHz, 47.1600 MHzGrant Date: 10/18/2012, Expiration Date: 12/30/2022Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507
  • Mile 83 Parks Hwy (Lat: 61.923361 Lon: -150.068083), Call Sign: KNAB910, Licensee ID: L00002062
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0400 MHz, 47.1600 MHzGrant Date: 12/08/2000, Expiration Date: 12/05/2010, Cancellation Date: 10/04/2002Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 495-6252
  • Hatcher Pass Rd., 11.5 Hacher Pass Rd. (Lat: 61.768333 Lon: -149.758333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: WPXJ892
    Assigned Frequencies: 44.0400 MHzGrant Date: 07/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/18/2023, Certifier: Bart BrowningRegistrant: Alaska Railroad Corporation, 1224 Whitney Road, Anchorage, AK 99510-7500, Phone: (907) 265-3901, Fax: (907) 265-2685, Email:
  • AKRR MP 186.5, Mile 11.5 Willow Creek Rd (Lat: 61.768333 Lon: -149.758333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 60.6 m, Call Sign: WQSI367
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.660 MHzGrant Date: 09/24/2013, Expiration Date: 09/24/2023, Cancellation Date: 04/10/2015, Certifier: Otto W WendtRegistrant: Alaska Railroad Corporation, 1224 Whitney Road, Anchorage, AK 99501, Phone: (907) 265-3901, Fax: (907) 265-2685, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • DOUGLAS, 1.5 Miles North Of Willow, Alaska (Lat: 61.763889 Lon: -150.023889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WNEF468
    Assigned Frequencies: 6745.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2008, Expiration Date: 10/13/2018Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Mi 11.5 Willow Creek Rd (Lat: 61.767528 Lon: -149.760556), Structure height: 60.7 m, Call Sign: WPNL575
    Assigned Frequencies: 6585.00 MHz, 6665.00 MHz, 6555.00 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6093.45 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2008, Expiration Date: 10/13/2018Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • WILLOW, On Parks Hwy 1 Mi S (Lat: 61.730917 Lon: -150.041417), Type: Bant, Structure height: 33.5 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WPOS927
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6345.49 MHzGrant Date: 06/02/2009, Expiration Date: 07/07/2019, Certifier: Carolyn K HansonRegistrant: Dykema Gossett Pllc, 4000 Wells Fargo Center 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 486-1586, Fax: (855) 223-7059, Email:
  • WILLOW CELL, On Parks Hwy 1 Mi S (Lat: 61.733611 Lon: -150.039722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 30.4 m, Overall height: 36.5 m, Call Sign: WQEG462
    Assigned Frequencies: 11575.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHz, 11565.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Eric AndersonRegistrant: Dykema Gossett Pllc, 4000 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh St, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 486-1586, Fax: (855) 223-7059, Email:
  • DESHKA LAND, 3/4 Mile East Of Deshka Landing (Lat: 61.722472 Lon: -150.178056), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 54.8 m, Overall height: 60.9 m, Call Sign: WQEG463
    Assigned Frequencies: 11085.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 6785.00 MHz, 11075.0 MHz, 11075.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2016, Expiration Date: 01/19/2026, Certifier: Eric AndersonRegistrant: Dykema Gossett Pllc, 4000 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh St, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 486-1586, Fax: (855) 223-7059, Email:
  • 12 MILE, (Twelve Mile) 24.1 Km Nw (Lat: 61.771667 Lon: -149.753889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57 m, Overall height: 57.3 m, Call Sign: WQGV381
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHz, 6625.00 MHzGrant Date: 04/25/2007, Expiration Date: 04/25/2017, Certifier: Silas T ThompsonRegistrant: Dykema Gossett Pllc, 4000 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh St, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 486-1586, Fax: (855) 223-7059, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 0.5 S.M. Ssw Of Willow (Lat: 61.738333 Lon: -150.043889), Call Sign: KWA634
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.180 MHzGrant Date: 06/14/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 05/23/2009, Certifier: Shawn E EndsleyRegistrant: Usa Mobility Wireless, Inc., 300 Technology Drive #400, Plano, TX 75074, Phone: (972) 801-1626, Fax: (972) 801-1699, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Willow)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

107 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Willow)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$179,97815$168,39269$175,96911$30,7811$226,37026$191,2101$145,110
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$146,0801$101,5807$155,4743$72,2330$01$101,5801$136,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED4$119,7158$129,39023$207,8233$43,5330$08$170,5040$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$153,0423$175,42319$159,7741$145,1100$06$177,8400$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$04$111,9783$132,8570$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 full tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$169,9401$279,5802$231,210
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$335,6900$01$335,690
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
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Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0004.00

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Drinking water stations with addresses in Willow and their reported violations in the past:

H & H LODGE (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
HEART OF WILLOW MEDICAL BUILDING (Population served: 152, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SULLYS SOURDOUGH INN (Population served: 125, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
MAT SU RV PARK (Address: 47442 YANCEY DRIVE , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH OF WILLOW (Population served: 102, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 12 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
CAMP CASWELL (Address: 87 1/2 PARKS HIGHWAY , Population served: 95, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
SAINT CHRISTOPHERS CATHOLIC CHURCH (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
WILLOW CREEK RESORT (Population served: 74, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Willow that have no violations reported:

  • WILLOW UNITED METHODIST CHURCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 45
  • Hazardous Condition: 2

Incident types - Willow

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Willow, AK
Most common first names in Willow, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Robert668.3 years
William566.8 years
Frank486.0 years
Donald471.5 years
Joseph472.7 years
Clarence379.3 years
Jack370.3 years
David341.3 years
Dorothy365.0 years
Harold371.3 years
Most common last names in Willow, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith762.9 years
Jacobs365.7 years
Carlson370.3 years
Riem371.0 years
Hoag259.1 years
Eldred274.0 years
Hersh271.0 years
Fry282.6 years
Douglas271.0 years
King279.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (55%)
  • Wood (31%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Utility gas (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Coal or coke (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in Willow, AK

  • True Value: 1

Willow compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median house value 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 significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Willow on our top lists:

  • #21 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times"
  • #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)"
There are 49 pilots and 33 other airmen in this city.
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  • Robert D. Harris (3)
  • Robert Harris (3)
  • Alan M. Thomas (1)

Total of 7 patent applications in 2008-2016.