College, Alaska Population 2024

12,376

College is a city located in Fairbanks North Star County Alaska. College has a 2024 population of 12,376. College is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has decreased by -2.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,734 in 2020.

The average household income in College is $108,863 with a poverty rate of 5.95%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in College is 32.9 years, 30.1 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

College Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of College was:

  • White: 65.14%
  • Two or more races: 15.76%
  • Asian: 7.15%
  • Native American: 6.59%
  • Black or African American: 4.17%
  • Other race: 1.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
18.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
661.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.81% (-358)
The current population of College, Alaska is 12,376 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,734.

College, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White8,06265.14%
Two or more races1,95115.76%
Asian8857.15%
Native American8156.59%
Black or African American5164.17%
Other race1471.19%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

College Population by Race

College Population Pyramid 2024

College Median Age

32.9

Total

30.1

Male

39.2

Female

College Adults

There are 9,835 adults, (2,340 of whom are seniors) in College.

College Age Dependency

65.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

33.9

Child Dependency Ratio

College Sex Ratio

Female5,55544.89%
Male6,82155.11%

College Population by Age

College Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,7692.466238
Married2,1373.272.327.7
Non Family2,0341.3548.451.6
Female4183.5670.329.7
Male1803.517525
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3.14

Average Family Size

2.46

Average Household Size

62.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

College Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

College Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

College Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 56.9%.

College Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$51,484

Average Earnings

$58,524

Average Male

$36,965

Average Female

College Earnings by Educational Attainment

College Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

College Language

83.17% of College residents speak only English, while 16.83% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.49% of the population.

College Language

College Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White7,4373815.12%
Native75313217.53%
Multiple1,8181276.99%
Hispanic1,08812011.03%
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5.95%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.97%

Male Poverty Rate

8.4%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in College

The race most likely to be in poverty in College is Native, with 17.53% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in College is White, with 5.12% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 12.56%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.16%.

College Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade25.22%
Some College8.11%
High School7.66%
Bachelors or Greater1.21%
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College Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed40.63%
Female Employed8.84%
Male Employed2.79%
Male Unemployed
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College Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

College Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

College Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

46.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

Female Marriage Rate

College Married by Age and Sex

male

female

College Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

College Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

College Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

668

Number of Veterans

597

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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College Veterans by War

count

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College Veterans by Age

count

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College Veterans by Race

College Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

1.8%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.1%

Veteran Disability Rate

College Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

63.3%

Labor Force Participation

56.5%

Employment Rate

1.9%

Unemployment Rate

College Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

College Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

College Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

40.59%

Born in College

91.35%

Native Born

8.65%

Foreign Born

5.37%

Non Citizen

3.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.35% of College residents were born in the United States, with 40.59% having been born in Alaska. 5.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

College Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
202412,376
202312,376
202212,3765794.91%
202111,797-937-7.36%
202012,734-57-0.45%
201912,791-918-6.7%
201813,709-653-4.55%
201714,362-10-0.07%
201614,372-303-2.06%
201514,6751070.73%
201414,5685433.87%
201314,0251761.27%
201213,849-45-0.32%
201113,8949307.17%
201012,964
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College Population by Year