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College, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Total population: 12,964 (Urban population: 10,493, Rural population: 957 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,191 (4,400 occupied: 2,771 owner occupied, 1,631 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

36%

Housing density: 278 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $213,825.

Median contract rent in 2016: $583 (lower quartile is $826, upper quartile is $747)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $637


Median gross rent in College, AK in 2016: $623

Housing units in College with a mortgage: 1,876 (0 second mortgage, 72 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 893

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $110,606

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $103,936

Median monthly housing costs: $1,271


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College, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $234,902 (it was $138,500 in 2000)
College:

$234,902
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $168,622 - $291,601

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $262,751
Here:

$262,751
State:

$309,264

Townhouses or other attached units: $617,737
Here:

$617,737
State:

$256,306

In 2-unit structures: $312,684
Here:

$312,684
State:

$318,984

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $218,339
Here:

$218,339
State:

$261,784

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $133,938
Here:

$133,938
State:

$155,054

Mobile homes: $23,269
Here:

$23,269
State:

$109,161
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1983

Household type by relationship:

Households: 14,437
  • In family households: 9,800 (1,619 male householders, 944 female householders)
    1,985 spouses, 4,057 children (3,603 natural, 100 adopted, 351 stepchildren), 259 grandchildren, 125 brothers or sisters, 90 parents, 300 other relatives, 226 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,632 (1,039 male householders (577 living alone)), 788 female householders (489 living alone)), 2,013 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,135

Size of family households: 876 2-persons, 694 3-persons, 415 4-persons, 451 5-persons, 91 6-persons, 50 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,072 1-person, 586 2-persons, 197 3-persons, 26 4-persons, 29 5-persons.

1,771 married couples with children.
1,007 single-parent households (400 men, 607 women).

87.4% of residents of College speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
5.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (91% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
3.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 985 (6.8%)
(50.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in College, Alaska:

  • 14no bedroom
  • 2601 bedroom
  • 5482 bedrooms
  • 1,0663 bedrooms
  • 7134 bedrooms
  • 825+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to College population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in College, Alaska:

  • 102no bedroom
  • 4081 bedroom
  • 5272 bedrooms
  • 4773 bedrooms
  • 794 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to College population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in College in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 20no vehicle
  • 5491 vehicle
  • 1,4062 vehicles
  • 5393 vehicles
  • 2334 vehicles
  • 475+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to College population

Cars and other vehicles available in College in renter-occupied apartments

  • 137no vehicle
  • 6101 vehicle
  • 5012 vehicles
  • 2693 vehicles
  • 614 vehicles
  • 1145+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to College population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in College, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 1702 rooms
  • 2183 rooms
  • 5064 rooms
  • 4905 rooms
  • 5086 rooms
  • 3147 rooms
  • 2148 rooms
  • 2399+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to College population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in College, Alaska:

  • 1031 room
  • 1892 rooms
  • 4353 rooms
  • 4494 rooms
  • 3105 rooms
  • 636 rooms
  • 167 rooms
  • 138 rooms
  • 579+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to College population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • College, AK household income distribution

  • College, AK household income distribution
  • 156Less than $10,000
  • 74$10,000 to $14,999
  • 79$15,000 to $19,999
  • 77$20,000 to $24,999
  • 87$25,000 to $29,999
  • 128$30,000 to $34,999
  • 159$35,000 to $39,999
  • 177$40,000 to $44,999
  • 151$45,000 to $49,999
  • 337$50,000 to $59,999
  • 350$60,000 to $74,999
  • 717$75,000 to $99,999
  • 800$100,000 to $124,999
  • 256$125,000 to $149,999
  • 563$150,000 to $199,999
  • 227$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in College, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in College, AK
  • 61Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 44$30,000 to $34,999
  • 21$40,000 to $49,999
  • 41$60,000 to $69,999
  • 28$80,000 to $89,999
  • 66$100,000 to $124,999
  • 121$125,000 to $149,999
  • 269$150,000 to $174,999
  • 178$175,000 to $199,999
  • 574$200,000 to $249,999
  • 520$250,000 to $299,999
  • 422$300,000 to $399,999
  • 96$400,000 to $499,999
  • 102$500,000 to $749,999
  • 5$750,000 to $999,999
  • 47$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in College, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in College, AK
  • 22$300 to $349
  • 43$350 to $399
  • 26$400 to $449
  • 64$500 to $549
  • 74$550 to $599
  • 41$600 to $649
  • 5$650 to $699
  • 72$700 to $749
  • 23$750 to $799
  • 202$800 to $899
  • 38$900 to $999
  • 502$1,000 to $1,249
  • 175$1,250 to $1,499
  • 298$1,500 to $1,999
  • 69No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2782010 or later
  • 1702000 to 2009
  • 2791990 to 1999
  • 991980 to 1989
  • 1321970 to 1979
  • 95Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to College population
College commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 290
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,094
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 2,151
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,832
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 932
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 214
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 286
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 14
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 388
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 59
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 284
  • 90 or more minutes: 65
College, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 96.6%
Number of people working at home: 318 (4.1% of all workers)

College mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 4,509 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 1,102 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 42 (1%)
  • Taxi: 43 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 112 (2%)
  • Walked: 287 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 318 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 689
 Irish: 322
 English: 291
 European: 271
 Ukrainian: 233
 American: 229
 Norwegian: 198
 Dutch: 150
 Swedish: 141
 Northern European: 137
 Haitian: 108
 Danish: 103
 French Canadian: 70
 Welsh: 68
 Polish: 67
 Italian: 65
 Scandinavian: 62
 African: 45
 Russian: 38
 Czech: 33
 Scotch-Irish: 33
 Swiss: 33
 West Indian: 29
 Yugoslavian: 27
 French (except Basque): 23
 Finnish: 20
 Slavic: 18
 Greek: 18
 Scottish: 16
 Slovene: 15
 Czechoslovakian: 14
 Hungarian: 10
 Icelander: 8
 Iranian: 3

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

  • 18%Canada
  • 12%Haiti
  • 10%Laos
  • 8%Moldova
  • 7%Japan
  • 6%India
  • 5%Ukraine

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

  • This state: 5,477
  • Other state: 7,136
  • Northeast: 681
  • Midwest: 1,955
  • South: 1,811
  • West: 2,711

76% of College residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 39% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Alaska.

College:

76.1%
State average:

81.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 37
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 26
  • 11th grade: 70
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 888
  • Less than 1 year of college: 366
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 1,072
  • Associate degree: 425
  • Bachelor's degree: 709
  • Master's degree: 396
  • Professional school degree: 39
  • Doctorate degree: 378

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 40
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 30
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 3
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 10
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 32
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 545
  • Less than 1 year of college: 412
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 701
  • Associate degree: 182
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,462
  • Master's degree: 479
  • Professional school degree: 42
  • Doctorate degree: 29

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.5%Males
  • 13.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 10.2%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 29.3%Males
  • 30.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.7%Males
  • 2.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 5.6%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 14.3%Females
College marital status for males
College marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,211
  • One, attached: 224
  • Two: 440
  • 3 or 4: 295
  • 5 to 9: 187
  • 10 to 19: 319
  • 20 to 49: 70
  • Mobile homes: 365

Median worth of mobile homes: $16,144

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 10.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 9.6%

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in College:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in College
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (75.9%)
  • Wood (8.3%)
  • Utility gas (4.7%)
  • Other fuel (4.1%)
  • Electricity (2.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.6%)
  • Coal or coke (0.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (69.8%)
  • Electricity (9.0%)
  • Utility gas (4.9%)
  • Wood (4.5%)
  • Coal or coke (3.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.8%)
  • Other fuel (1.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 49
Here:

3.8%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 67
Here:

8.0%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 108
Here:

6.0%
Alaska:

11.6%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)