Ester is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Ester Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Fairbanks North Star Borough at latitude 64.8472 and longitude -148.0145. Fairbanks North Star Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 725 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Ester Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 64.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ester: Berry, Discovery, Ester City, Esther.Photos of the local Ester, AK area
|Population in Households||2,602|
|Population in Familes||1,750|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||133|
|Average Household Size||2.12|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,400 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||686 (49.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||539 (38.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||175 (12.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$232,713|
|Average Home Value||$249,708|
|Median Household Income||$47,833|
|Average Household Income||$72,992|
|Per Capita Income||$34,074|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.52%|
|Per Capita Income||2.66%|
The table below compares Ester to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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||# 38||90th|
|Population Density1||# 113||68th|
|Diversity Index2||# 170||52nd|
|Median Household Income||# 166||53rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 49||86th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.