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Alexander Creek, Alaska
Alexander, Alaska
Alaska Native Village Corporation
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Matanuska-Susitna
Township T15N R7W Seward Meridian
Area
 • Total 56.8 sq mi (147 km2)
Elevation 33 ft (10 m)
Population (1990)
 • Total 40
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99645
Area code 907
FIPS code 02-01655
GNIS feature ID 2419533

Alexander Creek, Alaska also known as Alexander, Alaska is an Alaskan Native American Indian Corporation and Alaskan Bush community on Susitna River delta, near mouth of Alexander Creek, 27 miles (43 km) northwest of Anchorage, Alaska Cook Inlet Low.

History

Alexander, Alaska at 61°25′2″N 150°35′49″W / 61.41722°N 150.59694°W / 61.41722; -150.59694 (Alexander, Alaska), elevation: 30 feet (9.1 m), is a small, 2.4 miles (3.9 km) long, Indian village which was reported in 1898 by Eldridge (1900, map 3).

Geography

Alexander Creek, Alaska is located at 61°25′18″N 150°36′0″W / 61.42167°N 150.6°W / 61.42167; -150.6 (Alexander Creek, Alaska), on the west bank of Alexander Creek near its confluence with the big Susitna River (about 10 miles (16 km) above the big Susitna River mouth on Cook Inlet of the Pacific Ocean); approximately 27 miles (43 km) northwest of Anchorage, Alaska in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska and the Anchorage Recording District.

  • ANVSA Name Alexander, AK
  • Land Area 56.8 square miles (147 km2)

Climate

Need to research an official source:
National Weather Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration or Alaska Department of Natural Resources

Demographics

1990 Census statistics:

Population

  • Total population 40
    • Resident population 37
    • White (non-Hispanic) population 30, 75%
    • Alaskan Native population 10, 25%
    • 5 to 18 years old 1, 10%
        • 10 to 14 years old 1, 10%
        • own child 1, 10%
        • married-couple family 1, 10%
        • 12 years 1, 10%
    • 18 to 24 years old 2, 20%
        • 20 to 24 years old 2, 20%
        • 20 years 1, 10%
    • 25 to 44 years old 3, 30%
        • 25 to 29 years old 2, 20%
        • 30 to 34 years old 1, 10%
    • 45 to 64 years old 4, 40%
        • 50 to 54 years old 3, 30%
        • 55 to 58 years old 1, 10%
    • Median age 30
    • 18 years and over, Males per 100 females 28.6%
    • in families 100%
    • Females 7, 70%
        • 20 to 24 years old 2, 20%
        • 20 years old 1, 10%
        • 25 to 29 years old 2, 20%
        • 30 to 34 years old 1, 10%
        • 50 to 54 years old 1, 10%
        • 60 to 64 years old 1, 10%
        • 18 years and over 7, 70%
        • Median age 29.5
        • Never married 4, 40%
        • Now married except separated 3, 30%
    • Males 3, 30%
        • Median age 50.5
        • Males per 100 females 42.9
        • Now married except separated 2, 20%
    • Householder 2, 20%
        • 45 to 50 years 2, 20%
        • Male 2, 20%
    • Spouse 3, 30%
    • Child 5, 50%
    • Alaskan Native households 2
    • Total families 2, 100%
        • With own children under 18 years 1, 50%
        • Married couple families 2, 100%
        • With own children under 18 years 1, 50%
    • Persons per household 4.5
    • Persons per family 4.5
    • Persons in occupied housing units 40
    • per occupied housing unit 2.5
    • Owner-occupied housing units 16
        • per owner-occupied housing unit 2.29
    • Renter-occupied housing units 24
        • per renter-occupied housing unit 2.67

Housing

  • Total housing units 28
    • 1 unit, attached or detached 27
    • Housing units 24
    • Housing units 12
    • Median rooms 1.7
    • Occupied housing units 16
    • Owner 7
    • Median persons in Unit 2.21
    • Owner-specified median value $85,000
    • 1-unit, detached 15
    • Other 1
    • 1 room 7
    • 2 rooms 3
    • 3 rooms 2
    • 4 rooms 2
    • 5 rooms 2
    • Median 1.8 rooms
    • 1 person in unit 3
    • 2 persons in unit 7
    • 3 persons in unit 4
    • 4 persons in unit 1
    • 7 or more persons in unit 1
    • Median 2.21 persons
    • 0.5 persons or less per room 4
    • 0.51 to 0.75 persons per room 2
    • 0.76 to 1 persons per room 4
    • 1.51 or more persons per room 6
    • Mean 1.08 persons per room
    • Householder 65 years and over 4
        • 1-person household 1
        • Mean number of persons per room 0.54
        • 1-unit, attached or detached 4
        • Specified owner 1
        • Mean value $162,500
        • Specified renter 2
    • Alaskan Native housing units 2
        • 1 unit, attached or detached 2
        • With 1.01 or more persons per room 1
        • Median rooms 2.5
        • Median persons in unit 4.5
    • Specified owner-occupied housing units 5
        • Less than $20,000 1
        • $20,000 to $39,999 1
        • $80,000 to $99,999 1
        • $100,000 to $149,999 1
        • $150,000 to $199,999 1
        • Median $85,000
        • Mean $80,300
    • Renter-occupied housing units 7
        • No cash rent 7
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Salmon Fishing is a popular activity around Alexander Creek.

Arts and culture

Need references: Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Alaska Department of Natural Resources, National Park Service
Alexander is surrounded by federal and state forest lands.

Other topics


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