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College, Alaska - Basic Facts

The College Census Designated Place had a population of 13,130 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.


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College, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 13,130
Daytime Population: Workers 6,326
Daytime Population: Residents 6,393
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 12,719
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.97
Population in Households 11,798
Population in Familes 8,649
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,332
Population Density2 699
Diversity Index3 56
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,101
Average Household Income $92,249
Per Capita Income $36,649

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,346 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,735 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,080 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 530 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $248,093
Average Home Value $270,878
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 4,816
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 2,812
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 race 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.18% 0.08%
Households -0.01% 0.03%
Families -0.31% -0.16%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   2.12%

College, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares College to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 6 99th
Population Density # 13 97th
Diversity Index # 81 77th
Median Household Income # 42 88th
Per Capita Income # 45 88th

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