Y, Alaska

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Population in July 2007: 1,316.
Males: 710  (54.0%)
Females: 606  (46.0%)
Median resident age:

40.8 years
Alaska median age:

32.4 years

Zip codes: 99688.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $46,452 (it was $31,848 in 2000)
Y:

$46,452
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $23,394 (it was $15,437 in 2000)

Y CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $165,201 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Y:

$165,201
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $293,560; detached houses: $294,947; townhouses or other attached units: $256,473; in 2-unit structures: $287,819; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,754; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $265,773; mobile homes: $109,832; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $509,058
March 2019 cost of living index in Y: 109.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Y, AK (2000)
    • 80784.4%White alone
    • 616.4%American Indian alone
    • 515.3%Two or more races
    • 222.3%Hispanic
    • 60.6%Black alone
    • 60.6%Asian alone
    • 30.3%Other race alone

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

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Ancestries: Irish (22.1%), German (11.5%), English (9.5%), Dutch (7.7%), Norwegian (6.7%), United States (4.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 333.4 square miles.

Population density: 3.9 people per square mile   (very low).

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5 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.5%
Alaska:

5.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Y CDP:

0.9% ($703)
Alaska:

1.4% ($1,888)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (58.9 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2375.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Susitna North, AK (3.4 miles ),
Willow, AK (4.3 miles ),
Talkeetna, AK (4.4 miles ),
Trapper Creek, AK (4.7 miles ),
Chase, AK (5.2 miles),
Houston, AK (5.5 miles ),
Meadow Lakes, AK (5.7 miles ),
Tanaina, AK (5.8 miles )

Latitude: 62.04 N, Longitude: 149.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Distribution of median household income in Y, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.4%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Y, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (16.6%)
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Health care (6.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (6.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
  • Educational services (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (17.8%)
  • Construction (17.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.1%)
  • Fuel dealers (7.4%)
  • Professional & commercial equipment & supplies merchant wholesalers (5.9%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (5.9%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (5.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (22.9%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (13.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.9%)
  • Educational services (10.2%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Electrical & electronic goods merchant wholesalers (6.8%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
Most common occupations in Y, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (9.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (9.5%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.3%)
  • Art and design workers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.5%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (5.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17.8%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (11.9%)
  • Supervisors, transportation, and material moving workers (7.4%)
  • Art and design workers (5.9%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (5.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (13.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (11.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (10.2%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (6.8%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (6.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)

Average climate in Y, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Y, Alaska average temperatures Y, Alaska average precipitation Y, Alaska humidity Y, Alaska wind speed Y, Alaska snowfall Y, Alaska sunshine Y, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Y-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 8413% 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 105.0 miles away from Y 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) earthquake occurred 126.1 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from Y center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 129.9 miles away from Y center
On 11/30/2018 at 17:29:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 29.0 mi) earthquake occurred 47.8 miles away from Y center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 363.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Y topographic map

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Y:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 59 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 59 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 207 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1397 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1401 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1409 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1422 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Y: 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), Heritage Lake (B), Montana Lake (C), Benka Lake (D), Caswell Number 3 Lake (E), North Friend Lake (F), South Friend Lake (G), Caswell 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), North Fork Kashwitna River (F), Montana Creek (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
Average household size:
This place:

2.3 people
Alaska:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

61.4%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.5%
Whole state:

7.5%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.7% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

17.4%
Whole state:

9.4%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This place:

6.5%
Whole state:

4.0%

For population 15 years and over in Y:

Marital status in Y, AK
  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 8.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

For population 25 years and over in Y:

  • High school or higher: 84.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 24.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Alaska average:

10.8

Religion statistics for Y, AK (based on Matanuska-Susitna Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
This county:

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.
Alaska:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 19
Here:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 39
This county:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

6.1%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.7%
State:

27.8%

9.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,653 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.09%
Alaska average:

7.70%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,740 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.31%
Alaska average:

0.16%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.86% ($65,112 average AGI)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.30% ($54,318)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.24% ($77,690)


6.92% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($59,621 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.92%
Alaska average:

8.52%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($426 average AGI)
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

0.06%
Alaska average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.04% ($55,484 average AGI)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.26% ($53,581)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.15% ($50,925)

Strongest AM radio stations in Y:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Y:

  • KRPM (96.3 FM; HOUSTON, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KFAT (92.9 FM; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • Y, Alaska
  • Fatal accident count10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents19
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:4
  • Fatalities10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents30
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alaska average
  • Fatal accident count474
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents700
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons178
  • Fatalities508
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents1212
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents54
See more detailed statistics of Y fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.7mTotal length
  • 3,263Total average daily traffic
  • 456Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,400Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$144,840
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Y, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Y, AK - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Y, AK
  • 66.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 20.8%Wood
  • 9.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 4.2%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Y, AK
  • 74.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.6%Wood
  • 10.4%Electricity


Y compared to Alaska state average:

  • Median household income below 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 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 significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
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