Trapper Creek, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 481.
Population change since 2000: +13.7%
Males: 284  (59.2%)
Females: 197  (40.8%)
Median resident age:

54.1 years
Alaska median age:

35.0 years

Zip codes: 99683.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $43,790 (it was $27,031 in 2000)
Trapper Creek:

$43,790
AK:

$75,463

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $32,141 (it was $18,247 in 2000)

Trapper Creek CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $136,157 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Trapper Creek:

$136,157
AK:

$281,200

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $274,856; detached houses: $278,321; townhouses or other attached units: $203,527; in 2-unit structures: $271,542; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $227,978; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $274,024; mobile homes: $120,937; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $179,056

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,402.

March 2019 cost of living index in Trapper Creek: 109.5 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 18.5%
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  • Races in Trapper Creek, AK (2019)
    • 28978.5%White alone
    • 5414.7%Two or more races
    • 61.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.8%Hispanic

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



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Trapper Creek, Alaska as of May 14, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Trapper Creek is 369 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: German (31.8%), European (13.6%), Norwegian (5.5%), American (4.5%), Russian (4.5%), English (3.6%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 364.9 square miles.

Population density: 1.3 people per square mile   (very low).

Trapper Creek, Alaska map

9 residents are foreign born (2.4% Europe).

This place:

2.4%
Alaska:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,294 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,170 (1.2%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (79.6 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2396.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Talkeetna, AK (2.9 miles ),
Chase, AK (3.4 miles),
Petersville, AK (3.7 miles),
Y, AK (4.7 miles ),
Susitna North, AK (4.8 miles ),
Willow, AK (6.2 miles ),
Skwentna, AK (6.5 miles),
Houston, AK (7.2 miles )

Latitude: 62.31 N, Longitude: 150.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Distribution of median household income in Trapper Creek, AK in 2019
Distribution of house value in Trapper Creek, AK in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

8.4%
Alaska:

8.1%
Most common industries in Trapper Creek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (17.6%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (16.0%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Public administration (11.2%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (11.2%)
  • Wood products (7.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (6.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (26.7%)
  • Construction (20.0%)
  • Wood products (12.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (10.7%)
  • Public administration (9.3%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (8.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (34.0%)
  • Repair & maintenance (16.0%)
  • Public administration (14.0%)
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (12.0%)
  • Health care (10.0%)
Most common occupations in Trapper Creek, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (12.0%)
  • Bus drivers (11.2%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (9.6%)
  • Woodworkers (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.4%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (13.3%)
  • Woodworkers (12.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (10.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (10.7%)
  • Bus drivers (10.7%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (9.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (24.0%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (16.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (14.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.0%)
  • Bus drivers (12.0%)
  • Registered nurses (10.0%)

Average climate in Trapper Creek, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Trapper Creek-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 8314% 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 126.3 miles away from Trapper Creek 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 118.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 118.8 miles away from Trapper Creek 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 123.6 miles away from Trapper Creek center
On 11/30/2018 at 17:29:29, a magnitude 7.1 (7.1 MW, Depth: 29.0 mi) earthquake occurred 67.8 miles away from Trapper Creek center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 377.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
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Airports located in Trapper Creek:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Trapper Creek:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 79 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 80 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 193 miles; Fairbanks, AK; FT enrollment: 6,397)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1416 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1420 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1429 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1441 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public elementary/middle school in Trapper Creek:

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Library in Trapper Creek:

  • TRAPPER CREEK PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $96,636; Location: 8901 EAST DEVONSHIRE DRIVE; 12,526 books; 954 audio materials; 950 video materials; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 37 print serial subscriptions; 42 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Trapper Creek Ambulance Service (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Cygnet Lake (A), Lake Denali (B), Blair Lake (C), Whistling Lake (D), Lake September (E), Gate Lake (F), Long Lake (G), Sawmill Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creeks: West Fork Moose Creek (A), Trapper Creek (B), Seventeenmile Creek (C), Sawmill Creek (D), Queer Creek (E), Ninemile Creek (F), Gate Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: McKinley Foothills (Ip) (2.6 Shulin Lake Road) (1), Denali View Chalets (Mile 2 Petersville Rd) (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

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

MT MCKINLEY PRINCESS LODGE (Population served: 1,278, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 117 regular monitoring violations
MARYS MCKINLEY VIEW (Address: mile 134.5 Parks Hwy , Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRAPPER CREEK INN INC (Population served: 36, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
TRAPPER CREEK PIZZA PUB (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

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

  • TRAPPER CREEK TRADING POST (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

57.8%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

7.6%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Trapper Creek:

Marital status in Trapper Creek, AK
  • Never married: 30.9%
  • Now married: 46.2%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 0.8%
  • Divorced: 20.2%

For population 25 years and over in Trapper Creek:

  • High school or higher: 90.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 11.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 29.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Alaska average:

10.2

Religion statistics for Trapper Creek, 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.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Here:

0.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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:
Matanuska-Susitna Borough:

28.7%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.2%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Trapper Creek:

43.7%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Trapper Creek:

29.0
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.9%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

5.0%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.7
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
Trapper Creek:

33.2%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
This city:

55.0%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Trapper Creek:

73.6%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Trapper Creek, AK Residents

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 Trapper Creek:

  • 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.)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KSLD (1140 AM; 10 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSRM (920 AM; 5 kW; SOLDOTNA, AK; Owner: KSRM, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Trapper Creek:

  • KTNA (88.5 FM; TALKEETNA, AK; Owner: TALKEETNA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Trapper Creek:

  • K16AF (Channel 16; TRAPPER CREEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K24AG (Channel 24; TRAPPER CREEK, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • Trapper Creek, Alaska
  • Fatal accident count14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents22
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:3
  • Fatalities19
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents37
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Alaska average
  • Fatal accident count706
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents1049
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons262
  • Fatalities776
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents1819
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents118
See more detailed statistics of Trapper Creek fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 2.6mTotal length
  • 20Total average daily traffic
  • 26Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Trapper Creek)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Mile 122 Parks Hwy (Lat: 62.404222 Lon: -150.271722), Call Sign: KDU618,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.0400 MHz, 47.1600 MHz, Grant Date: 11/10/2020, Expiration Date: 01/03/2031, Registrant: State Of Alaska / Sats, 5900 E Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5744, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:
  • Mi 141.5 Parks Hwy 18.5 Mi N (Lat: 62.688389 Lon: -150.232833), Structure height: 2 m, Call Sign: WNPY824,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.430 MHz, 462.225 MHz, Grant Date: 11/15/2013, Expiration Date: 01/24/2024, Registrant: State Of Alaska, 5900 East Tudor Road, Anchorage, AK 99507, Phone: (907) 269-5764, Fax: (907) 269-5562, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Trapper Creek)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Trapper Creek)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$160,300
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: 0001.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Trapper Creek, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Trapper Creek, AK - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Trapper Creek, AK
  • 51.5%Wood
  • 36.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 3.0%Coal or coke
  • 2.4%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Trapper Creek, AK
  • 100.0%Utility gas


Trapper Creek compared to Alaska state average:

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

Trapper Creek on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #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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