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(Urban population: 10,493, Rural population: 957 (all nonfarm))

College,AK index of house prices


Houses: 4,453 (4,056 occupied: 2,436 owner occupied, 1,620 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

38%

Housing density: 239 houses/condos per square mile


Median contract rent in 2009: $830 (lower quartile is $681, upper quartile is $1,137)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $951


Median gross rent in College, AK in 2009: $927


Housing units in College with a mortgage: 1,367 (101 second mortgage, 80 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 472


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $92,140


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $83,616


Median monthly housing costs: $1,140





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College, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $227,006 (it was $138,500 in 2000)
College:

$227,006
Alaska:

$232,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $148,314 - $276,572

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $243,174
Here:

$243,174
State:

$264,617

Townhouses or other attached units: $246,520
Here:

$246,520
State:

$213,298

In 2-unit structures: $234,166
Here:

$234,166
State:

$253,086

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $460,278
Here:

$460,278
State:

$248,602

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $210,504
Here:

$210,504
State:

$190,913

Mobile homes: $42,557
Here:

$42,557
State:

$42,305

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,706
  • In family households: 8,801 (1,983 male householders, 716 female householders)
    2,065 spouses, 3,574 children (3,188 natural, 182 adopted, 204 stepchildren), 109 grandchildren, 40 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 48 other relatives, 266 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,905 (898 male householders (627 living alone)), 489 female householders (389 living alone)), 518 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 744 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 994 2-persons, 705 3-persons, 553 4-persons, 279 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 92 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,016 1-person, 271 2-persons, 47 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 3 6-persons.

2,042 married couples with children.
786 single-parent households (228 men, 558 women).

91.2% of residents of College speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (62% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).
2.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (44% speak English very well, 38% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other language at home (81% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 600 (5.2%)
(46.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.3
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.4
State:

3.9

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Rooms in houses/apartments in College, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 75
  • 3 rooms: 123
  • 4 rooms: 274
  • 5 rooms: 446
  • 6 rooms: 359
  • 7 rooms: 374
  • 8 rooms: 400
  • 9 or more rooms: 357
  • 1 room: 202
  • 2 rooms: 311
  • 3 rooms: 334
  • 4 rooms: 406
  • 5 rooms: 192
  • 6 rooms: 101
  • 7 rooms: 43
  • 8 rooms: 19
  • 9 or more rooms: 12
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in College, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 34
  • 1 bedroom: 150
  • 2 bedrooms: 488
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,035
  • 4 bedrooms: 544
  • 5+ bedrooms: 185
  • no bedroom: 202
  • 1 bedroom: 508
  • 2 bedrooms: 641
  • 3 bedrooms: 206
  • 4 bedrooms: 63
  • 5+ bedrooms: 0
Cars and other vehicles available in College, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 49
  • 1 vehicle: 498
  • 2 vehicles: 1,060
  • 3 vehicles: 589
  • 4 vehicles: 161
  • 5+ vehicles: 79
  • no vehicle: 178
  • 1 vehicle: 846
  • 2 vehicles: 495
  • 3 vehicles: 64
  • 4 vehicles: 20
  • 5+ vehicles: 17

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 72
  • 2000 to 2004: 251
  • 1990 to 1999: 331
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,282
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,873
  • 1960 to 1969: 668
  • 1950 to 1959: 371
  • 1940 to 1949: 114
  • 1939 or earlier: 23

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


College, AK house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in College, AK:

  • Less than $10,000: 10
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 5
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 11
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 14
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 18
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 17
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 12
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 17
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 28
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 30
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 28
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 31
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 34
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 87
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 135
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 175
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 191
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 560
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 458
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 352
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 110
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 83
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 16
  • $1,000,000 or more: 11
 


College rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in College:

  • Less than $100: 24 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 33
  • $200 to $249: 21
  • $250 to $299: 0
  • $300 to $349: 52
  • $350 to $399: 0
  • $400 to $449: 23
  • $450 to $499: 0
  • $500 to $549: 78
  • $550 to $599: 34
  • $600 to $649: 23
  • $650 to $699: 85
  • $700 to $749: 79
  • $750 to $799: 230
  • $800 to $899: 120
  • $900 to $999: 92
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 355
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 189
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 152
  • $2,000 or more: 63
  • No cash rent: 68
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 216
  • 1990 to 1994: 58
  • 1985 to 1989: 60
  • 1980 to 1984: 39
  • 1975 to 1979: 80
  • 1970 to 1974: 52
  • 1970 to 1974: 47
  • 1965 to 1969: 48


College, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 97.1%
Number of people working at home: 228 (4.1% of all workers)


College commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 352
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 923
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1433
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1612
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 586
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 100
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 100
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 58
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 30
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 32
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 46
  • 90 or more minutes: 64
 


College mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,083 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 650 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 37 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 83 (1%)
  • Walked: 433 (8%)
  • Other means: 50 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 228 (4%)
 


College, AK household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 242
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 216
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 165
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 175
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 156
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 172
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 167
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 231
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 215
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 431
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 528
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 642
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 380
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 193
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 103
  • $200,000 or more: 70
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2603
 German: 1565
 English: 948
 Irish: 799
 United States or American: 570
 Norwegian: 316
 Italian: 299
 Swedish: 293
 Scotch-Irish: 213
 European: 211
 French (except Basque): 196
 Polish: 192
 Scottish: 183
 Danish: 139
 Dutch: 126
 French Canadian: 120
 Russian: 95
 British: 75
 Portuguese: 65
 Welsh: 46
 Yugoslavian: 40
 Hungarian: 38
 Czech: 33
 Scandinavian: 29
 Greek: 28
 Canadian: 26
 Slovak: 25
 Austrian: 21
 Swiss: 20
 Finnish: 17
 Iranian: 16
 Celtic: 14
 Subsaharan African:: 14
 African: 14
 Ukrainian: 11
 Pennsylvania German: 10
 Czechoslovakian: 7
 Armenian: 7
 Northern European: 6
 Croatian: 6
 Bulgarian: 6
 Slovene: 6
 Eastern European: 5
 Belgian: 5


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (19%)
  • Korea (15%)
  • Canada (8%)
  • Other South Central Asia (6%)
  • Taiwan (6%)
  • Japan (6%)
  • Germany (5%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 4451
  • Northeast: 777
  • Midwest: 1765
  • South: 1144
  • West: 2488

45% of College residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 56% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alaska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 5
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 24
  • 11th grade: 38
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 852
  • Less than 1 year of college: 273
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 606
  • Associate degree: 167
  • Bachelor's degree: 627
  • Master's degree: 368
  • Professional school degree: 92
  • Doctorate degree: 262

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 16
  • 5th and 6th grade: 8
  • 7th and 8th grade: 27
  • 9th grade: 21
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 25
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 47
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 585
  • Less than 1 year of college: 258
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 631
  • Associate degree: 242
  • Bachelor's degree: 720
  • Master's degree: 375
  • Professional school degree: 53
  • Doctorate degree: 65

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 8.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 9.5%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 22.6%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 34.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 11.2%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 20.6%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 3.3%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 19.3%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 4.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 8.6%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $79,038
  • Black householders: $94,928
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $39,419
  • Asian householders: $54,348
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $18,985
  • Some other race householders: $47,162
  • Two or more races householders: $50,600
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $64,357
College household income for White non-Hispanic householders
College household income for Black householders
College household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
College household income for Asian householders
College household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
College household income for Some other race householders
College household income for Two or more races householders
College household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

College marital status for males
College marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $238,315
  • Black or African American householders: $279,947
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $217,172
  • Asian householders: $213,730
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $61,463
  • Some other race householders: $159,805
  • Two or more races householders: $239,954
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $232,251

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,285
  • One, attached: 240
  • Two: 443
  • 3 or 4: 360
  • 5 to 9: 284
  • 10 to 19: 319
  • 20 to 49: 160
  • 50 or more: 125
  • Mobile homes: 228
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9

Median worth of mobile homes: $23,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 6%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 5%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in College:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in College
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (93.5%)
  • Wood (3.2%)
  • Electricity (2.5%)
  • Coal or coke (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75.9%)
  • Electricity (11.6%)
  • Utility gas (4.3%)
  • Coal or coke (2.7%)
  • Other fuel (2.7%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Wood (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 62
Here:

4.2%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 56
Here:

7.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 46
Here:

2.8%
Alaska:

14.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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