The College Census Designated Place had a population of 13,405 as of July 1, 2016. College ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.
The primary coordinate point for College is located at latitude 64.8701 and longitude -147.8072 in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The formal boundaries for the College Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.78 sq. miles and a water area of 0.42 sq. miles. Fairbanks North Star Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 436 feet.
The College Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418844) 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 College 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with College population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||11,989|
|Population in Familes||8,774|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||1,416|
|Average Household Size||2.44|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,398 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,751 (51.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||2,167 (40.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||480 ( 8.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$245,815|
|Average Home Value||$272,946|
|Median Household Income||$74,309|
|Average Household Income||$89,799|
|Per Capita Income||$35,851|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.84%|
|Per Capita Income||1.57%|
The table below compares College to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 6||99th|
|Population Density1||# 13||97th|
|Diversity Index2||# 82||77th|
|Median Household Income||# 45||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 46||87th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.