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The Moose Creek CDP(1) had a population of 662 as of July 1, 2022. Moose Creek ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Moose Creek is located at latitude 64.71 and longitude -147.1436 in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The formal boundaries for the Moose Creek Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Fairbanks North Star Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 518 feet.

The Moose Creek Census Designated Place has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Moose Creek Census Designated Place is located within the Fairbanks North Star Census Subarea of Fairbanks North Star Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.


  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Moose Creek, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2022)

POPULATION

Total Population 662 (100%)
Population in Households 662 (100.0%)
Population in Families 491 (74.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 430
Diversity Index2 44
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $66,844
Average Household Income $140,160
% of Income for Mortgage4 18%
Per Capita Income $52,507
Wealth Index5 131
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 323 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 118 (36.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 130 (40.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 75 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $227,419
Average Home Value $466,949
Housing Affordability Index3 128
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 248
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 138
Average Family Size 4.00
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different races or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2020-2022 2022-2027
Population 10.02% -0.21%
Households -0.71% -0.24%
Families   -0.44%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   0.25%
Owner Occupied HU   0.00%

Moose Creek, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Moose Creek to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2022 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 99 72nd
Population Density # 23 94th
Median Household Income # 84 76th
Housing Affordability Index # 231 65th
Per Capita Income # 9 98th
Diversity Index # 151 57th

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