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Delta Junction, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Delta Junction had a population of 963 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Delta Junction is located at latitude 64.0603 and longitude -145.6935 in Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough. The formal boundaries for the City of Delta Junction (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Southeast Fairbanks (CA) Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The City of Delta Junction (GNIS ID: 2419376) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Delta Junction is located within the Southeast Fairbanks Census Subarea of Southeast Fairbanks (CA) 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 Delta Junction 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 Delta Junction: Big Delta, Big Delta Junction, Buffalo Center.

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Delta Junction, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 963
Population in Households 963
Population in Familes 750
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 57
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 373
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 196 (38.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $218,112


Median Household Income $78,870
Average Household Income $86,229
Per Capita Income $33,399
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% -0.02%
Households -0.17% -0.16%
Families -0.42% -0.35%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.46%
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.

Delta Junction, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Delta Junction 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 # 71 80th
Population Density1 # 104 71st
Diversity Index2 # 162 55th
Median Household Income # 28 92nd
Per Capita Income # 71 80th

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