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Chena Ridge CDP, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Chena Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 6,472 as of July 1, 2019. Chena Ridge 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 Chena Ridge CDP is located at latitude 64.7941 and longitude -148.0358 in Fairbanks North Star Borough. The formal boundaries for the Chena Ridge Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 36.47 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles.

The Chena Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582710) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Chena Ridge 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.


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Chena Ridge CDP, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Chena Ridge CDP, AK Housing Affordability Index is 162
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Chena Ridge CDP, AK Wealth Index is 169
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,472 (100%)
Population in Households 6,469 (100.0%)
Population in Families 5,109 (78.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 178
Diversity Index2 40
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $102,620
Average Household Income $126,434
Per Capita Income $50,416
Wealth Index4 169

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,934 (66.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 631 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 333 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $319,750
Housing Affordability Index3 162
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,565
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,664
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.21% 0.75%
Households 1.08% 0.68%
Families 0.82% 0.57%
Median Household Income   0.39%
Per Capita Income   1.03%

Chena Ridge CDP, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chena Ridge CDP to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 18 95th
Population Density # 49 86th
Diversity Index # 149 58th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 11 97th

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