Moose Creek, Alaska

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Moose Creek is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairbanks North Star Borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population of the CDP was 542. It is part of the 'Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area'. Moose Creek is located south of Fairbanks, Alaska along the Richardson Highway. Moose Creek is bordered by Eielson Air Force Base to the south, the Tanana River to the west, and the Chena River Flood Control Project to the north.

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Geography

Moose Creek is located at 64°42′45″N 147°9′40″W / 64.7125°N 147.16111°W / 64.7125; -147.16111 (64.712474, -147.161128)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.4 km²), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km²) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it (6.51%) is water. It is located beside the Moose Creek Bluff, which is a medium size hill with a rocky cliff facing the Richardson Highway.

Climate

Moose Creek,AK gets 13 inches of rain per year. On average, there are 154 sunny days per year. The January low is -18. The temperature is pretty much like in Fairbanks and North Pole,Ak.

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 542 people, 223 households, and 128 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 342.7 people per square mile (132.4/km²). There were 280 housing units at an average density of 177.1/sq mi (68.4/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 88.38% White, 3.69% Black or African American, 2.21% Native American, 1.29% Asian, 0.37% Pacific Islander, 0.92% from other races, and 3.14% from two or more races. 2.95% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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