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 2015: $47,520 (it was $31,848 in 2000)
Y:

$47,520
AK:

$73,355

Estimated per capita income in 2015: $21,128 (it was $15,437 in 2000)

Y CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $148,984 (it was $77,300 in 2000)
Y:

$148,984
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
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  • Races in Y, AK (2000)

    Y races chart
    • 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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Y: 108.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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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).

Y,AK real estate house value index trend

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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

For population 15 years and over in Y CDP:

  • Never married: 18.4%
  • Now married: 51.9%
  • Separated: 8.0%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 17.2%

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

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.9%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2015 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (18%)
  • Construction (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Fuel dealers (7%)
  • Professional and commercial equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (6%)
  • Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores (6%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (23%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, and souvenir, and other miscellaneous stores (14%)
  • Food and beverage stores (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Health care (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (12%)
  • Supervisors of transportation and material moving workers (7%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (6%)
  • Art and design workers (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (14%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (10%)
  • Social scientists and related workers (7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)

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

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 clear and cloudy days

Earthquake activity:

Y-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 825% 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 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 126.1 miles away from Y center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 139.5 miles away from the city 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
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 335.4 miles away from Y 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 118.5 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)
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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)

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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%

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

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Religion statistics for Y 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:
Y:

44.3%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.8%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Y:

35.1%
State:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.6
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Y:

28.0%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

52.0%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Y:

80.5%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Y, 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 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)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 2,780Total average daily traffic
  • 389Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,600Total future (year 2032) 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

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans

HMDA - Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (68%)
  • Wood (20%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Solar energy (3%)
  • Electricity (2%)

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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