Eielson AFB CDP, AK Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Eielson AFB CDP, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Eielson AFB Census Designated Place had a population of 3,077 as of July 1, 2016. Eielson AFB CDP ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Alaska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Eielson AFB CDP is located at latitude 64.6641 and longitude -147.0363 in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The formal boundaries for the Eielson AFB Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 44.12 sq. miles and a water area of 1.5 sq. miles.

The Eielson AFB Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418568) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Eielson AFB 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 Eielson AFB CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Eielson AFB CDP: Eielson Air Force Base CDP, Eielson Air Force Base Census Designated Place.

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Eielson AFB CDP, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,077
Population in Households 2,590
Population in Familes 2,529
Population in Group Qrtrs 487
Population Density1 70
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 744
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 705
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 986 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 31 ( 3.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 713 (72.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 242 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $190,385
Average Home Value $273,387


Median Household Income $63,257
Average Household Income $75,608
Per Capita Income $22,844
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.44% 1.11%
Households 2.46% 1.33%
Families 2.16% 1.3%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   1.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Eielson AFB CDP, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Eielson AFB CDP 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 35 90th
Population Density1 # 89 75th
Diversity Index2 # 97 73rd
Median Household Income # 73 80th
Per Capita Income # 206 42nd

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