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Demographics Analysis

The people of Big Lake Cdp, Alaska give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 55

5 to 9 years : 125

10 to 14 years : 87

15 to 17 years : 99

18 and 19 years : 14

20 years : 23

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 24

25 to 29 years : 126

30 to 34 years : 95

35 to 39 years : 60

40 to 44 years : 198

45 to 49 years : 82

50 to 54 years : 136

55 to 59 years : 82

60 and 61 years : 29

62 to 64 years : 45

65 and 66 years : 39

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 47

75 to 79 years : 26

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 147

5 to 9 years : 104

10 to 14 years : 73

15 to 17 years : 33

18 and 19 years : 45

20 years : 0

21 years : 6

22 to 24 years : 7

25 to 29 years : 41

30 to 34 years : 53

35 to 39 years : 90

40 to 44 years : 137

45 to 49 years : 160

50 to 54 years : 96

55 to 59 years : 51

60 and 61 years : 14

62 to 64 years : 58

65 and 66 years : 42

67 to 69 years : 29

70 to 74 years : 7

75 to 79 years : 13

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 1,224

Multiple ancestry : 1,128

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 11

Ancestry not reported : 251


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 2,468

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 23

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 43

Not a U.S. citizen : 80


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 202

5 to 17 years : 521

18 to 24 years : 119

25 to 34 years : 315

35 to 44 years : 485

45 to 54 years : 474

55 to 59 years : 133

60 and 61 years : 43

62 to 64 years : 103

65 to 74 years : 180

75 years and over : 39

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 202

5 to 17 years : 435

18 to 24 years : 82

25 to 34 years : 95

35 to 44 years : 95

45 to 54 years : 131

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 5

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 7

75 years and over : 0

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 67

18 to 24 years : 37

25 to 34 years : 201

35 to 44 years : 358

45 to 54 years : 333

55 to 59 years : 128

60 and 61 years : 38

62 to 64 years : 59

65 to 74 years : 156

75 years and over : 39

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 0

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 9

35 to 44 years : 9

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 5

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 19

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 10

35 to 44 years : 23

45 to 54 years : 10

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 44

65 to 74 years : 17

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 484

Female : 568

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 823

Female : 593

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 14

Female : 9

Foreign born:

Male : 87

Female : 36


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 873

Born in other state in the United States : 1,387

Native: born outside the United States : 23

Foreign born : 88


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 238

Now married, except separated : 201

Divorced : 32

Separated : 5

Widowed : 52

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 262

Now married, except separated : 725

Divorced : 203

Separated : 120

Widowed : 39

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 0

Now married, except separated : 18

Divorced : 5

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 25

Now married, except separated : 72

Divorced : 9

Separated : 17

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Speak only English : 2,355

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 10

German:

Speak English "very well" : 18

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Slavic languages:

Speak English "very well" : 9

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Japanese:

Speak English "very well" : 0

Speak English less than "very well" : 6


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • German: 453   (17.6%)
  • Other Groups: 398   (15.5%)
  • Irish: 343   (13.3%)
  • English: 224   (8.7%)
  • United States Or American: 211   (8.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 188   (7.3%)
  • Polish: 136   (5.3%)
  • Scottish: 104   (4.0%)
  • Norwegian: 89   (3.5%)
  • Italian: 47   (1.8%)
  • Swedish: 46   (1.8%)
  • Portuguese: 46   (1.8%)
  • Dutch: 44   (1.7%)
  • Scotch-irish: 43   (1.7%)
  • European: 31   (1.2%)
  • French Canadian: 27   (1.0%)
  • Czech: 26   (1.0%)
  • Russian: 23   (0.9%)
  • British: 23   (0.9%)
  • Welsh: 21   (0.8%)
  • Finnish: 17   (0.7%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 12   (0.5%)
  • Danish: 7   (0.3%)
  • Luxemburger: 5   (0.2%)
  • New Zealander: 5   (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 5   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 2   (0.1%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Big Lake Cdp, Alaska is 2,614



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska: 1,408
Female Population in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska: 1,206


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska: 39.9
Median Female Resident Age in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska: 40.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska


White


Both sexes

44.3

Male

45.2

Female

42.8

Black or African American


Both sexes

50.5

Male

51.5

Female

35.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

31.0

Male

25.0

Female

37.0

Asian


Both sexes

36.0

Male

26.5

Female

38.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

42.5

Male

45.5

Female

26.5

Other


Both sexes

39.0

Male

24.5

Female

51.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

19.1

Male

17.8

Female

19.6

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

22.0

Male

18.0

Female

28.5

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

44.6

Male

45.4

Female

43.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska


  • White: 2,371
  • African American: 10
  • American Indian: 40
  • Asian: 6
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0
  • Some Other Race: 10
  • Two or More Races: 177



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Big Lake Cdp, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 3   (0.31%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 35   (3.65%)
  • 9th Grade: 6   (0.63%)
  • 10th Grade: 44   (4.59%)
  • 11th Grade: 21   (2.19%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 22   (2.29%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 410   (42.75%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 55   (5.74%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 148   (15.43%)
  • Associate Degree: 71   (7.4%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 87   (9.07%)
  • Master's Degree: 31   (3.23%)
  • Professional School Degree: 26   (2.71%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 0   (0%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 0   (0%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 2   (0.25%)
  • 9th Grade: 32   (4.07%)
  • 10th Grade: 11   (1.4%)
  • 11th Grade: 17   (2.16%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 15   (1.91%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 256   (32.53%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 97   (12.33%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 153   (19.44%)
  • Associate Degree: 56   (7.12%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 93   (11.82%)
  • Master's Degree: 55   (6.99%)
  • Professional School Degree: 0   (0%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 0   (0%)


(updated 2010)





Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • Houston Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 521060, Big Lake, AK 99652, Phone: (907) 892-9250, Students: 342 )

  • Big Lake Elementary


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 520049, Big Lake, AK 99652, Phone: (907) 892-6019, Students: 338 )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • Houston High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Po Box 521060, Big Lake, AK 99652, Phone: (907) 892-9400, Students: 471 )

Largest Schools (Private) In Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • Denali Christian School


    ( Grades: K-6, Location: Po Box 521498, Big Lake, AK 99652, Phone: (907) 892-3262, Students: 15 )

Public Libraries (Central) In Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • Big Lake Public Library


    3140 South Big Lake Road, Big Lake, AK 99652

(updated 2012)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Big Lake Cdp, Alaska affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Big Lake Cdp, Alaska.

Area Features of Big Lake Cdp, Alaska


Airport


(1) Bluff Park Farm Airport   (2) Fairview West Airport   (3) Gannon S Landing   (4) Hess Airport   (5) Island Lake Seaplane Base   (6) Jack Fish Landing   (7) Jacobsen Lake Seaplane Base   (8) Jolly Field   (9) June Lake Airpark   (10) June Lake Seaplane Base   (11) Kalmbach Airport   (12) Kalmbach Lake Seaplane Base   (13) Lake Lucille Seaplane Base   (14) Misty Lake Seaplane Base   (15) Piper Landing   (16) Rainbow Heights Estates Airstrip   (17) Settlers Bay Airstrip   (18) Shawn Field   (19) St John Homestead Airport   (20) Tidewater Airport   (21) Todds Strip   (22) Valley Hospital Wasilla Heliport   (23) Wallis Lake Seaplane Base   (24) Wasilla Airport   (25) Wicker Airport  

Area


(1) Chuqilin Kaq  

Building


(1) Alaska State Troopers Wasilla   (2) Central Matanuska - Susitna Fire Department Station 61   (3) Central Matanuska - Susitna Fire Department Station 62   (4) Central Matanuska - Susitna Fire Department Station 66   (5) Mat - Su Health Services   (6) Meadow Lakes Ambulance Service   (7) Meadow Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 7 - 1   (8) Meadow Lakes Volunteer Fire Department 7 - 2   (9) Southcentral Foundation Valley Native Primary Care Center   (10) Wasilla - Lakes Fire Service   (11) Wasilla Police Department  

Cemetery


(1) Sacred Heart Cemetery   (2) Wasilla Aurora Cemetery  

Census


(1) Kanatak Tribal Designated Statistical Area Historical   (2) Meadow Lakes Census Designated Place  

Civil


(1) City Of Wasilla  

Gut


(1) Cottonwood Slough   (2) Palmer Slough  

Lake


(1) Baptist Pond   (2) Beverly Lake   (3) Bruce Lake   (4) Bruns Lake   (5) Chignaki Pond   (6) Cloudy Lake   (7) Dinkel Lake   (8) Emerald Lake   (9) Fuller Lake   (10) Golden Lake   (11) Hess Lake   (12) Island Lake   (13) Jacobsen Lake   (14) Jaland Lake   (15) June Lake   (16) Kalmbach Lake   (17) Lucile Lake   (18) Lucy Lake   (19) Merri Belle Lake   (20) Mud Lake   (21) Nik Udatl Ech A Bena   (22) Railroad Lake   (23) Rainbow Lake   (24) Reedy Lake   (25) Totuck Lake   (26) Wallace Lake   (27) Weinie Lake  

Locale


(1) Pittman  

Populated Place


(1) Cottonwood   (2) Meadow Lakes   (3) Wasilla  

Post Office


(1) Knik Post Office   (2) Meadow Lake Post Office   (3) Wasilla Post Office  

School


(1) Iditarod School   (2) Snowshoe Elementary School   (3) Tanaina Elementary School   (4) Wasilla High School   (5) Wasilla Middle School  

Stream


(1) Coal Creek   (2) Moon Princess Creek   (3) Wasilla Creek  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

99652 (pop. 3,535)


Cities Nearby Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Houston City, AK  (pop. 1,628) 6.2 Miles
Knik-fairview Cdp, AK  (pop. 10,595) 9.7 Miles
Meadow Lakes Cdp, AK  (pop. 6,438) 10.0 Miles
Point Mackenzie Cdp, AK  (pop. 265) 11.2 Miles
Wasilla City, AK  (pop. 9,616) 14.8 Miles
Tanaina Cdp, AK  (pop. 7,626) 16.2 Miles
Willow Cdp, AK  (pop. 1,543) 16.4 Miles
Lakes Cdp, AK  (pop. 8,723) 19.9 Miles
Matanuska-susitna Census Subarea, AK  (pop. 82,099) 20.6 Miles
Gateway Cdp, AK  (pop. 3,972) 21.2 Miles



Area Code(s) in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Lat: 61.537449 N        Long: -149.891104 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Big Lake Cdp, Alaska need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alaska

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
  Total Electric Industry 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
  Total Electric Industry 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
  Total Electric Industry 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
  Total Electric Industry 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
  Total Electric Industry 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
  Total Electric Industry 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
  Total Electric Industry 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
  Total Electric Industry 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
  Total Electric Industry 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84
  Total Electric Industry 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 36   (3.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 52   (5.4%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 46   (4.8%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 109   (11.3%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 89   (9.2%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 198   (20.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 69   (7.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 56   (5.8%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 26   (2.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 61   (6.3%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 49   (5.1%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.8%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 132   (13.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 37   (3.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 706

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 240

In 3-person carpool : 23

In 4-person carpool : 0

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 0

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 0

Walked : 44

Other means : 42

Worked at home : 47


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 133

5 to 9 minutes : 52

10 to 14 minutes : 129

15 to 19 minutes : 80

20 to 24 minutes : 109

25 to 29 minutes : 63

30 to 34 minutes : 87

35 to 39 minutes : 7

40 to 44 minutes : 8

45 to 59 minutes : 151

60 to 89 minutes : 153

90 or more minutes : 83


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 189

No Social Security income : 555


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

With retirement income : 168

No retirement income : 576


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 30

$10,000 to $14,999 : 36

$15,000 to $19,999 : 18

$20,000 to $24,999 : 23

$25,000 to $29,999 : 70

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 34

$50,000 to $59,999 : 41

$60,000 to $74,999 : 75

$75,000 to $99,999 : 63

$100,000 to $124,999 : 64

$125,000 to $149,999 : 38

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $56,016


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • KAXX (1020 AM; 10.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Tati Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KAXX (1020 AM; 10.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Tati Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Ibew Local 1547 Investments, Llc)
  • KAGV (1110 AM; 10.0 kW; Houston, AK; Owner: Voice For Christ Ministries, Inc.)
  • NEW (1160 AM; 50.0 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)
  • NEW (1200 AM; 50.0 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)
  • NEW (1210 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1240 AM; 1.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Fred R And Evelyn K Morton)
  • NEW (1250 AM; 50.0 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)
  • NEW (1310 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1360 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Jet Fuel Broadcasting)
  • NEW (1360 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Radio 786, Inc.)
  • NEW (1430 AM; 1.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: John N. Klapperich)
  • NEW (1470 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (1540 AM; 50.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Jet Fuel Broadcasting)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KHAR (590 AM; 5.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Kmbq Corporation)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50.0 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • NEW (800 AM; 45.0 kW; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Ruth Pollack, Executrix Of Estate Of Chester P. Coleman)
  • NEW (880 AM; 0.25 kW; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Scott Powell)
  • NEW (880 AM; 0.25 kW; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Steve King)

FM Radio Stations Near Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • KBFX (100.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KBFX (100.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • NEW (100.9 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KGOT (101.3 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KDBZ (102.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: New Northwest Broadcasters, Llc)
  • KMXS (103.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KBRJ (104.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KMVV (104.9 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: World Radio Link, Incorporated)
  • KWHL (106.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KAKL (88.5 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Educational Media Foundation)
  • KJHA (88.7 FM; Houston, AK; Owner: Evangelistic Alaska Missionary Fellowship, Inc.)
  • KJLP (88.9 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting Inc)
  • KATB (89.3 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc.)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Blessed Hope Baptist Mission)
  • NEW (89.5 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Radio Free Palmer, Inc.)
  • KNBA (90.3 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Koahnic Broadcast Corporation)
  • KSKA (91.1 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Alaska Public Telecom., Inc.)
  • KAFC (93.7 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Christian Broadcasting, Inc)
  • KZND-FM (94.7 FM; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Tati Broadcasting, Llc)
  • KEAG (97.3 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Mcc Radio, Llc)
  • KLEF (98.1 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Chinook Concert Broadcasters)
  • KYMG (98.9 FM; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Capstar Tx Limited Partnership)
  • KMBQ (99.7 FM; Big Lake, AK; Owner: Kmbq Corporation)

TV Broadcast Stations Near Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • KTVA (Channel 11; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcasting Company, Inc.)
  • KIMO (Channel 13; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Smith Media License Holdings, Llc)
  • KTUU-TV (Channel 2; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Channel 2 Broadcasting Company)
  • KTBY (Channel 4; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Piedmont Television Of Anchorage License Llc)
  • KAKM (Channel 7; Wasilla, AK; Owner: Alaska Public Telecommunications, Inc)
  • 960916KE (Channel 9; Anchorage, AK; Owner: Alaska Broadcast Tv, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 145  (22.4%)
  • Service Occupations: 87  (13.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 54  (8.3%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 10  (1.5%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 232  (35.8%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 171  (40.7%)
  • Service Occupations: 62  (14.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 156  (37.1%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 4  (1.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 18  (4.3%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Big Lake Cdp, Alaska


(updated 2008)









Airports Near Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

  • Big Lake Airport


    (about 2.6 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: BGQ)

  • Goose Bay AAF


    (about 10.0 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: GBA)

  • Wasilla Airport


    (about 11.8 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: WWA)

  • Wasilla Airport


    (about 14.7 miles in Wasilla, Alaska; Airport Code: WSI)

  • Willow Airport


    (about 15.9 miles in Houston, Alaska; Airport Code: WOW)

  • Elmendorf AFB


    (about 20.0 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: EDF)

  • Merrill Field


    (about 22.2 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: MRI)

  • Lake Hood Strip


    (about 24.3 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: DQL)

  • Ted Stevens Anchorage International


    (about 25.3 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: ANC)

  • Anchorage International


    (about 25.6 miles in Anchorage, Alaska; Airport Code: ANC)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

69.15%

Carpooled

16.51%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

0.0%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

0.0%

Motorcycle

0.0%

Bicycle

0.0%

Walked

2.83%

Other Means

2.83%

Worked At Home

8.68%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Big Lake Cdp, Alaska, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 422

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 45

Female householder, no husband present : 80

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 159

Householder not living alone : 38


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 35

Female householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and male partner : 39

All other households : 661


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 377

Renter-occupied housing units : 45

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 28

Renter-occupied housing units : 17

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 47

Renter-occupied housing units : 33

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 140

Renter-occupied housing units : 57


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 34

$10,000 to $14,999 : 62

$15,000 to $19,999 : 27

$20,000 to $24,999 : 24

$25,000 to $29,999 : 18

$30,000 to $34,999 : 35

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 7

$45,000 to $49,999 : 61

$50,000 to $59,999 : 50

$60,000 to $74,999 : 126

$75,000 to $99,999 : 117

$100,000 to $124,999 : 75

$125,000 to $149,999 : 47

$150,000 to $199,999 : 16

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Total : 1,818


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Occupied : 744

Vacant : 1,074


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 146

Built 1990 to 1999 : 378

Built 1980 to 1989 : 492

Built 1970 to 1979 : 337

Built 1960 to 1969 : 306

Built 1950 to 1959 : 101

Built 1940 to 1949 : 50

Built 1939 or earlier : 8


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Utility gas : 205

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 47

Electricity : 28

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 371

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 76

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 17

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 8

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 11

$25,000 to $29,999 : 9

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 18

$40,000 to $49,999 : 8

$50,000 to $59,999 : 9

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 15

$80,000 to $89,999 : 10

$90,000 to $99,999 : 7

$100,000 to $124,999 : 67

$125,000 to $149,999 : 65

$150,000 to $174,999 : 63

$175,000 to $199,999 : 44

$200,000 to $249,999 : 91

$250,000 to $299,999 : 75

$300,000 to $399,999 : 49

$400,000 to $499,999 : 29

$500,000 to $749,999 : 14

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 34

Home equity loan only : 49

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 268

Housing units without a mortgage : 241


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Big Lake Cdp, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 : $155,600

Built 1990 to 1999 : $168,800

Built 1980 to 1989 : $218,500

Built 1970 to 1979 : $146,300

Built 1960 to 1969 : $132,500

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska: 63.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)









Median Household Income In 2000 (Big Lake Cdp, AK): $43,382
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Big Lake Cdp): $101,100
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Big Lake Cdp): $705
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Utility Gas: 1.4%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 15.6%
Electricity: 5.5%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 67.2%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 9.4%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.8%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Big Lake Cdp, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Mat-su Regional Home Care


     Address: 950 E Bogard, Ste 132, Wasilla, Alaska 99654
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 1/22/1987

Maxim Healthcare Services, Inc


     Address: 4241 B Street, Suite 100, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 8/23/2006

Providence Home Health Care


     Address: 3546 Latouche Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/17/1982

Denali Home Health And Hospice, An Amedisys Co


     Address: 3935 Reka Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Proprietary
     Certified Date: 5/7/1996

Southcentral Foundation Home Based Services Certif


     Address: 4160 Tudor Center Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Ownership: Voluntary Non Profit - Other
     Certified Date: 7/17/1996

Hospitals Close To Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Providence Alaska Medical Center


     Address: Box 196604, Anchorage, Alaska 99519
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Church

Alaska Regional Hospital


     Address: 2801 Debarr Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

"alaska Native Medical Center, Phs"


     Address: 4315 Diplomacy Dr, Anchorage, Alaska 99508
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Government - Federal

St Elias Specialty Hospital


     Address: 4800 Cordova Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Proprietary

Mat-su Regional Medical Center


     Address: 2500 South Woodworth Loop, Palmer, Alaska 99645
     Hospital Type: Acute Care Hospitals
     Ownership: Voluntary Non-profit - Private

Nursing Homes Close To Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Providence Extended Care Ctr


     Address: 4900 Eagle Street, Anchorage, Alaska 99503
     Ownership: Non Profit - Church Related
     Number of Residents: 198
     Percent Occupied: 88%

Mary Conrad Center


     Address: 9100 Centennial Drive, Anchorage, Alaska 99504
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 85
     Percent Occupied: 94%

Heritage Place


     Address: 232 Rockwell Avenue, Soldotna, Alaska 99669
     Ownership: Non Profit - Corporation
     Number of Residents: 51
     Percent Occupied: 85%

Providence Seward Med & Care Center Ltc


     Address: 431 First Street (p.o. Box 430), Seward, Alaska 99664
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 30
     Percent Occupied: 70%

Providence Valdez Medical Center


     Address: 911 Meals Avenue, Valdez, Alaska 99686
     Ownership: Government - City
     Number of Residents: 9
     Percent Occupied: 90%



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

Name: Columbia
Address: Richland, WA 99352-0968
Distance: 1,607 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Big Lake Cdp, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 235
    Disabled Workers: 65
    Widowers Workers: 35
    Spouses Workers: 15
    Children Workers: 35


(updated 2007)





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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Big Lake Cdp, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

11.14 % of Matanuska-Susitna Borough tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $46,822

Alaska Average 9.33 %

0.15 % residents relocated from other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,816

Alaska Average 0.30 %

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 4.83 % ($52,567 AGI )
  • Kenai Peninsula Boro , AK 0.35 % ($45,270 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.27 % ($54,529 AGI )

Relocation away from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK

7.39 % of Matanuska-Susitna Borough tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $36,283

Alaska Average 9.43 %

0.10 % residents relocated to other nations. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $42,760

Alaska Average 0.25 %

Lead counties where tax filers moved from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 2.35 % ($37,449 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 0.29 % ($28,901 AGI )
  • Kenai Peninsula Boro , AK 0.22 % ($35,962 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alaska

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alaska

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Big Lake Cdp, Alaska is based on over 50 years of data.

























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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Big Lake Cdp, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Alaska

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,873 4,219 3,032 5,300 1,885 1,842 2,779 2,000 2,140 2,165


(updated 2014)



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