Ester, Alaska

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Population in 2010: 2,422.
Population change since 2000: +44.2%
Males: 1,281  (52.9%)
Females: 1,141  (47.1%)
Median resident age:

33.2 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99709.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,913 (it was $50,461 in 2000)
Ester:

$78,913
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $47,187 (it was $29,155 in 2000)

Ester CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $209,867 (it was $113,100 in 2000)
Ester:

$209,867
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $214,438; detached houses: $198,757

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,080.

March 2019 cost of living index in Ester: 107.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.0%
(1.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 25.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 72.9% for American Indian residents, 46.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Ester, AK (2017)
    • 2,43989.1%White alone
    • 1003.7%Two or more races
    • 722.6%American Indian alone
    • 331.2%Hispanic
    • 230.8%Black alone
    • 150.5%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Ester detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

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Ancestries: German (27.3%), American (24.5%), English (8.9%), European (7.8%), Irish (6.7%), Norwegian (5.1%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Land area: 64.6 square miles.

Population density: 37 people per square mile   (very low).

Ester, Alaska map

8 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.3%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,820 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,139 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (259.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2461.0 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

Chena Ridge, AK (2.0 miles ),
College, AK (2.1 miles ),
South Van Horn, AK (2.5 miles ),
Goldstream, AK (2.6 miles ),
Fairbanks, AK (2.7 miles ),
Farmers Loop, AK (3.0 miles ),
Fox, AK (3.5 miles ),
Steele Creek, AK (4.2 miles )

Latitude: 64.86 N, Longitude: 147.98 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 907

Distribution of median household income in Ester, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Ester, AK in 2017
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.4%
Alaska:

7.2%
Most common industries in Ester, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (33.1%)
  • Construction (8.2%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Air transportation (4.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.2%)
  • Public administration (3.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (28.0%)
  • Construction (12.8%)
  • Air transportation (6.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.4%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (4.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (38.9%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.1%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
  • Social assistance (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Ester, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (12.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.5%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (11.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (9.1%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Other construction workers and helpers (4.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Postsecondary teachers (14.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Cashiers (7.0%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.5%)

Average climate in Ester, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Ester, Alaska average temperatures Ester, Alaska average precipitation Ester, Alaska humidity Ester, Alaska wind speed Ester, Alaska clear and cloudy days

Ester, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.59
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 11.2. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Ester-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 573% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 265.6 miles away from Ester center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 91.3 miles away from Ester center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from Ester center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 91.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1995 at 05:23:18, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.2 ML, Depth: 5.7 mi) earthquake occurred 24.6 miles away from Ester center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 352.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Ester topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Ester:

  • FMC FAIRBANKS (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)
  • FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)
  • DENALI CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ester:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 5 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 260 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 261 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1451 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1455 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1472 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1477 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Ester: Gold Hill Substation (A), Martin (B), Dome Spur (C), Saulich (D), Berry (E), Cache (F), Old Saulich (G), Ester Volunteer Fire Department (H), Ester Dome Observatory (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Ace Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Willow Creek (A), Straight Creek (B), Spinach Creek (C), Spier Creek (D), Allen Creek (E), Saint Patrick Creek (F), Ready Bullion Creek (G), Nugget Creek (H), Moose Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Fairbanks North Star Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ester and their reported violations in the past:

NORTHSTAR CENTER (Population served: 130, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2007), St Boil Water Order (AUG-31-2007), St Other (SEP-11-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JAN-01-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2012), St Other (JAN-03-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-04-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-14-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-22-2012), St Compliance Meeting conducted (APR-06-2012), St Other (JAN-03-2013), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JAN-04-2013), St Other (JAN-04-2013), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-04-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (DEC-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JAN-28-2008 to MAR-24-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011)
  • 23 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ester that have no violations reported:

  • GOLDEN EAGLE SALOON (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This place:

2.1 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

50.0%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

8.9%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households

People in group quarters in Ester in 2010:

  • 126 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 3 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
80 people in halfway houses in 2000

For population 15 years and over in Ester:

Marital status in Ester, AK
  • Never married: 40.9%
  • Now married: 47.2%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 5.0%
  • Divorced: 4.7%

For population 25 years and over in Ester:

  • High school or higher: 95.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Alaska average:

10.6

2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Ester, AK (based on Fairbanks North Star Borough data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,98771
Other5,34723
Catholic4,1955
Mainline Protestant3,96917
Black Protestant4716
Orthodox1351
None69,477-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

4.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

26.1%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Ester:

42.7%
Alaska:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

33.9%
Alaska:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.6
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Ester:

19.1%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

6.4%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Ester:

6.6
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Ester:

23.7%
State:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
State:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Ester:

77.2%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Ester, AK Residents

9.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.96%
Alaska average:

7.70%

0.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,835 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.34%
Alaska average:

0.16%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.51% ($47,814 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.23% ($41,132)
from Pierce County, WA  0.20% ($49,105)


11.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($51,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.27%
Alaska average:

8.52%

0.54% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,534 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.54%
Alaska average:

0.17%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.86% ($53,493 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.27% ($44,075)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.22% ($77,690)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ester:

  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ester:

  • KIAK-FM (102.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KUAC (89.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • KYSC (96.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP-FM (100.3 FM; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK. MISSIONARY FLWSHP)
  • KWLF (98.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • K203CT (88.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUWL (103.9 FM; COLLEGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKED (104.7 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAKQ-FM (101.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSUA (91.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: U OF AK. ON BEHALF OF U OF AK. FAIRB)

TV broadcast stations around Ester:

  • K44EK (Channel 44; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K46EH (Channel 46; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K48FG (Channel 48; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K50EH (Channel 50; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K52EY (Channel 52; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K54EW (Channel 54; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K56FX (Channel 56; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K60FQ (Channel 60; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K62FB (Channel 62; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K64EU (Channel 64; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K66FG (Channel 66; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K68EZ (Channel 68; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDMD-LP (Channel 32; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN TV, LLC)
  • KFXF (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K13XD (Channel 13; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KATN (Channel 2; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K14JL (Channel 14; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K16DW (Channel 16; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K20FF (Channel 20; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K22EY (Channel 22; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K24EG (Channel 24; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K26EL (Channel 26; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K28ES (Channel 28; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K30ET (Channel 30; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K34EJ (Channel 34; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)

Ester fatal accident list:

Nov 21, 2017 05:00 PM, Sr-3 Parks Hwy, Lat: 64.706264, Lon: -148.641178, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 14, 2010 08:52 PM, Sr-3 Parks Highway, Lat: 64.858708, Lon: -147.895556, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 2
Jun 27, 2010 11:15 PM, Sr-3 Parks Highway, Lat: 64.772589, Lon: -148.261356, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Oct 26, 2010 08:56 PM, Sr-3 Parks Highway, Cripple Creek Rd, Lat: 64.817050, Lon: -148.042328, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Dec 21, 2010 08:00 PM, Sr-3 Parks Highway, Lat: 64.845503, Lon: -147.962194, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Aug 30, 1995 09:26 PM, I4, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 4Number of bridges
  • 56ft / 16.6mTotal length
  • 46,029Total average daily traffic
  • 3,168Total average daily truck traffic
  • 48,320Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Atop Esters Dome (Lat: 64.876222 Lon: -148.065500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPDD787,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.612 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 09/25/2020, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2001, Certifier: April Blakey, Registrant: Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP, 2300 N Street N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037-1128, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Atop Esters Dome (Lat: 64.876222 Lon: -148.065500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPDH474,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.287 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/1997, Expiration Date: 07/11/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2001, Certifier: April Blakey, Registrant: Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP, 2300 N Street N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037-1128, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Atop Ester Dome 3.9 Km N (Lat: 64.877333 Lon: -148.054667), Type: Tower, Structure height: 104 m, Call Sign: WPDK383,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.637 MHz, 929.737 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 09/21/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/03/2004, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:
  • Atop Esters Dome (Lat: 64.876222 Lon: -148.065500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPIP921,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.587 MHz, Grant Date: 01/03/2001, Expiration Date: 10/12/2010, Cancellation Date: 07/09/2001, Certifier: April Blakey, Registrant: Paging Network Of America, Inc., 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 300, Richardson, TX 75081, Phone: (972) 801-0304, Fax: (972) 801-0330
  • Atop Esters Dome (Lat: 64.876222 Lon: -148.065500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 35 m, Call Sign: WPDD786,
    Assigned Frequencies: 929.562 MHz, Grant Date: 07/11/1997, Expiration Date: 07/11/2007, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2001, Certifier: April Blakey, Registrant: Wilkinson, Barker, Knauer LLP, 2300 N Street N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20037-1128, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • Lat: 64.847028 Lon: -147.947972, Call Sign: WQQM728,
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 462.262 MHz, 467.262 MHz, 467.312 MHz, Grant Date: 01/29/2013, Expiration Date: 01/29/2023, Certifier: Cody Dusenberry, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • ESTERDOME, 2 Mi Nw (Lat: 64.878444 Lon: -148.055194), Overall height: 58.2 m, Call Sign: WLW392,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.7 MHz, Grant Date: 04/25/1991, Expiration Date: 02/01/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/25/1999, Registrant: Pacific Telecom Cellular Of Alaska Inc, 1726 M St Nw Ste 801, Washington, DC 20036
  • ESTER DOME, End Of Ester Dome Road, Approx 3.3 Miles From Henderson Rd (Lat: 64.879028 Lon: -148.056083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WQNP767,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11685.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, 11545.0 MHz, Grant Date: 04/12/2011, Expiration Date: 04/12/2021, Certifier: Robert D Thurston, Registrant: Dykema Gossett, Pllc, 4000 Wells Fargo Center, 90 South Seventh Street, Minneapolis, MN 55402, Phone: (612) 486-1586, Fax: (855) 223-7059, Email:
  • ESTER SUBSTN, 3601 Kali Ct (Lat: 64.835056 Lon: -148.021333), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.5 m, Call Sign: WQPW567,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 11115.0 MHz, 957.150 MHz, Grant Date: 08/30/2012, Expiration Date: 08/30/2022, Certifier: Ian Hegdal, Registrant: Golden Valley Electric Association Inc, 758 Illinois St., Fairbanks, AK 99701, Phone: (907) 458-5798, Fax: (907) 458-6300, Email:
  • ESTER DOME, End Of Ester Dome Rd Approx 3.3 Mi Frm Henderson Rd (Lat: 64.878889 Lon: -148.056028), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24.4 m, Call Sign: WHI647,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6655.62 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 11605.0 MHz, 953.550 MHz, Grant Date: 04/13/2010, Expiration Date: 04/18/2020, Registrant: Golden Valley Electric Association Inc, 758 Illinois St., Fairbanks, AK 99701, Phone: (907) 458-5798, Fax: (907) 458-6300, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • 11 Mi Old Nenana Hwy (Lat: 64.824556 Lon: -148.032417), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WDO99,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2.50740 MHz, 3.20240 MHz, 4.03640 MHz, 5.16590 MHz, 5.16890 MHz, 8.07140 MHz, Grant Date: 01/28/1997, Expiration Date: 02/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/12/2002, Registrant: Oceanic Research Services Inc, Ester, AK 99725

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ester)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

15 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ester)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$187,9601$188,6804$179,1401$55,690
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$01$159,8100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$01$129,0200$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$113,400
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0019.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ester, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Ester, AK - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 6
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Ester, AK
  • 63.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.2%Wood
  • 4.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Ester, AK
  • 82.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 17.1%Electricity


Ester compared to Alaska state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Ester on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in halfway houses (population 1,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 100 cities with smallest houses"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2020.