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Dry Creek, Alaska
Dry Creek, Alaska is located in Alaska
Dry Creek, Alaska
Dry Creek, Alaska
Location in Alaska
Country United States
State Alaska
Census Area Southeast Fairbanks
 • Total 140.24 sq mi (363.22 km2)
 • Land 140.17 sq mi (363.04 km2)
 • Water 0.07 sq mi (0.17 km2)
1,857 ft (566 m)
 • Total 61
 • Density 0.44/sq mi (0.17/km2)
Time zone UTC-9 (Alaska (AKST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-8 (AKDT)
Area code(s) 907
FIPS code 02-20020
GNIS feature ID 1866943

Dry Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 94, down from 128 in 2000.


Dry Creek is located at 63°41′1″N 144°36′15″W / 63.68361°N 144.60417°W / 63.68361; -144.60417 (63.683609, −144.604040).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 156.5 square miles (405 km2), of which 156.4 square miles (405 km2) (99.94%) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (0.06%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1990 106
2000 128 20.8%
2010 94 −26.6%
2020 61 −35.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

Dry Creek first appeared on the 1990 U.S. Census as a census-designated place (CDP).

As of the census of 2000, there were 128 people, 37 households, and 30 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 0.8 people per square mile (0.3/km2). There were 38 housing units at an average density of 0.2/sq mi (0.1/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 100.00% White. 7.03% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 37 households, out of which 54.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 78.4% were married couples living together, 2.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 18.9% were non-families. 13.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 5.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.46 and the average family size was 3.87.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 43.8% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 29.7% from 25 to 44, 14.1% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 26 years. For every 100 females, there were 106.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $12,500, and the median income for a family was $10,000. Males had a median income of $46,250 versus $0 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $7,780. There were 62.5% of families and 69.4% of the population living below the poverty line, including 73.8% of under eighteens and none of those over 64.

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