Eielson AFB, Alaska Population 2024

2,754

Eielson AFB is a city located in Fairbanks North Star Borough Alaska. Eielson AFB has a 2024 population of 2,754. Eielson AFB is currently declining at a rate of -5.43% annually and its population has decreased by -18.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,388 in 2020.

The average household income in Eielson AFB is $82,246 with a poverty rate of 2.49%. The median age in Eielson AFB is 22.1 years: 22.2 years for males, and 21.7 years for females.

Eielson AFB Demographics

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

  • White: 71.02%
  • Two or more races: 21.1%
  • Black or African American: 4.17%
  • Other race: 2.51%
  • Asian: 1.2%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
29.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
92.10/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-18.71% (-634)
The current population of Eielson AFB, Alaska is 2,754 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 3,388.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,18171.02%
Two or more races64821.1%
Black or African American1284.17%
Other race772.51%
Asian371.2%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Other race

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Eielson AFB Population by Race

Eielson AFB Population Pyramid 2024

Eielson AFB Median Age

22.1

Total

22.2

Male

21.7

Female

Eielson AFB Adults

There are 1,947 adults, (13 of whom are seniors) in Eielson AFB.

Eielson AFB Age Dependency

58.8

Age Dependency Ratio

0.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

58.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Eielson AFB Sex Ratio

Female1,31742.89%
Male1,75457.11%

Eielson AFB Population by Age

Eielson AFB Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8433.250100
Married6123.590100
Non Family1691.270100
Male525.770100
Female102.40100

3.7

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

0.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Eielson AFB Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade00%
Associates Degree25021.28%
Bachelors Degree33028.09%
Graduate Degree1109.36%
High School Graduate1159.79%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College37031.49%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Eielson AFB Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Eielson AFB Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White807807249
Hispanic21121186
2+ Races16816883
Black878779
Asian23238
Other Race440

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 90.8%.

Eielson AFB Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$43,811$44,479$42,868
Graduate Degree$132,125$133,929$0
High School Graduate$32,500$35,833$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$44,691$54,375$37,000
Some College$50,179$70,787$25,625

$44,691

Average Earnings

$54,375

Average Male

$37,000

Average Female

Eielson AFB Earnings by Educational Attainment

Eielson AFB Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Eielson AFB Language

91.64% of Eielson AFB residents speak only English, while 8.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.45% of the population.

Eielson AFB Language

Eielson AFB Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,685633.74%
Asian37513.51%

2.49%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.86%

Male Poverty Rate

0.81%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Eielson AFB

The race most likely to be in poverty in Eielson AFB is Asian, with 13.51% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Eielson AFB is White, with 3.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 1.07%.

Eielson AFB Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade0%
Some College2.63%
Bachelors or Greater1.86%
High School0%

Eielson AFB Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed0%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed2.7%
Female Unemployed0%

Eielson AFB Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Eielson AFB Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$75,227$84,479
Households$65,139$82,246
Married Families$79,219$-999,999,999
Non Families$53,958$69,465

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Eielson AFB Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

68.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

60.3%

Male Marriage Rate

79.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Eielson AFB Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Eielson AFB Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Eielson AFB Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Eielson AFB Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

288

Number of Veterans

157

Male Veterans

131

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War275
First Gulf War39
World War II7
Korea6
Vietnam0

Eielson AFB Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 34173
35 to 54101
75+13
55 to 641
65 to 740

Eielson AFB Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White18627.27%
Hispanic7029.41%
2+ Races5136.96%
Other Race3167.39%
Black2029.85%

Eielson AFB Veterans by Race

Eielson AFB Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

8.68%

Veteran Disability Rate

Eielson AFB Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

83.2%

Labor Force Participation

26.8%

Employment Rate

15.6%

Unemployment Rate

Eielson AFB Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Eielson AFB Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Eielson AFB 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

5.14%

Born in Eielson AFB

98.4%

Native Born

1.6%

Foreign Born

0.85%

Non Citizen

0.75%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.4% of Eielson AFB residents were born in the United States, with 5.14% having been born in Alaska. 0.85% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Eielson AFB Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,754-158-5.43%
20232,912-159-5.18%
20223,071-169-5.22%
20213,240-148-4.37%
20203,3881594.92%
20193,2292508.39%
20182,979-46-1.52%
20173,0251997.04%
20162,8261967.45%
20152,630-17-0.64%
20142,647632.44%
20132,584-44-1.67%
20122,628-186-6.61%
20112,8141676.31%
20102,64700%

Eielson AFB Population by Year