Eielson AFB CDP, AK Profile: Facts & Data


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Eielson AFB CDP, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Eielson Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 3,007 as of July 1, 2018. 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 Air Force Base 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 Air Force Base 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 Air Force Base 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.

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

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Eielson AFB CDP, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,007
Population in Households 2,542
Population in Familes 2,483
Population in Group Qrtrs 465
Population Density2 68
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $68,975
Average Household Income $78,840
Per Capita Income $23,424


Total Housing Units 959 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 ( 4.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 681 (71.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 239 (24.9%)
Median Home Value $193,750
Average Home Value $289,375


Total Households 720
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 682
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.56% 0.99%
Households 1.46% 1.22%
Families 1.22% 1.2%
Median Household Income   2.42%
Per Capita Income   1.99%

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, 2018 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 Density # 90 75th
Diversity Index # 101 72nd
Median Household Income # 67 81st
Per Capita Income # 202 43rd

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