The Ester Census Designated Place had a population of 2,759 as of July 1, 2015.
The primary coordinate point for Ester is located at latitude 64.8791 and longitude -148.0412 in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The formal boundaries for the Ester Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 64.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Fairbanks North Star Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 725 feet.
The Ester Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418574) 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 Ester 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 Ester population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Ester: Berry, Discovery, Ester City, Esther.
|Population in Households||2,627|
|Population in Familes||1,774|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||132|
|Average Household Size||2.13|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||1,404 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||688 (49.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||546 (38.9%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||170 (12.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$250,750|
|Average Home Value||$262,881|
|Median Household Income||$65,134|
|Average Household Income||$87,209|
|Per Capita Income||$40,357|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||4.1%|
|Per Capita Income||2.89%|
The table below compares Ester to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 37||90th|
|Population Density1||# 112||69th|
|Diversity Index2||# 165||54th|
|Median Household Income||# 73||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 14||96th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.