Eagle River, AK Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Eagle River?

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There are 28,124 residents in Eagle River, with a median age of 35.5. Of this, 51.59% are males and 48.41% are females. US-born citizens make up 92.74% of the resident pool in Eagle River, while non-US-born citizens account for 6.34%. Additionally, 0.91% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 23,183 people in Eagle River currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 28,124 -0.5%
Male Population 14,509 0.2%
Female Population 13,615 -1.2%
Male population 51.59%
Female population 48.41%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 35.5 2.9%
Citizen US Born 26,083 -1.2%
Citizen not US Born 1,784 13.3%
Not Citizen 257 -13.8%
Citizen US Born 92.74%
Citizen not US Born 6.34%
Not Citizen 0.91%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 291 -10.7%
Moved from Same County 2,310 7.8%
Moved from Same State 326 8.3%
Moved from Different State 1,683 -15.8%
Same House as Last Year 23,183 -0.2%
Moved from Abroad 1.05%
Moved from Same County 8.31%
Moved from Same State 1.17%
Moved from Different State 6.06%
Same House as Last Year 83.41%

What are the employment statistics in Eagle River?

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White-collar workers make up 82.89% of the working population in Eagle River, while blue-collar employees account for 17.11%. There are also 858 entrepreneurs in Eagle River (6.32% of the workforce); 6,949 workers employed in private companies (51.19%); and 4,629 people working in governmental institutions (34.1%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 11,251 -4.5%
Blue Collar 2,323 -0.9%
White Collar 82.89%
Blue Collar 17.11%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 858 2.0%
Private Companies 6,949 -5.2%
Governmental Workers 4,629 -1.4%
Not for Profit Companies 1,138 -9.7%
Self Employees 6.32%
Private Companies 51.19%
Governmental Workers 34.1%
Not for Profit Companies 8.38%

How many households are there in Eagle River?

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There are a total of 10,297 households in Eagle River, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 72.32% of these Eagle River households, while non-family units account for the remaining 27.68%. Additionally, 34.74% of households have children and 65.26% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 10,297 1.7%
Average People Per Household 3 -2.2%
Family Households 7,447 1.1%
Non-family Households 2,850 3.5%
Family Households 72.32%
Non-family Households 27.68%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 3,577 -5.5%
Households without Children 6,720 6.1%
Households with Children 34.74%
Households without Children 65.26%

What are the median and average incomes in Eagle River?

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The average annual household income in Eagle River is $148,275, while the median household income sits at $131,993 per year.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $148,275 9.5%
Median Household Income $131,993 8.5%
People below Poverty Level 1,415 6.1%
People above Poverty Level 25,912 -1.2%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Eagle River?

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There are 10,663 housing units in Eagle River, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1988. Of the 10,297 occupied housing units in Eagle River, 76.99% are owner-occupied, while 23.01% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 75.29% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $395,100. In general, housing costs reach $2,011 per month in Eagle River.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 10,663 2.2%
Median Year Built 1988 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 51 13.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 136 -9.3%
Built between 1950 and 1959 111 -22.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 636 28.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,755 -2.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 3,263 -1.5%
Built between 1990 and 1999 2,118 3.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,704 -0.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 889 21.3%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 10,297 1.7%
Owner Occupied 7,928 4.9%
Renter Occupied 2,369 -7.7%
Owner Occupied 76.99%
Renter Occupied 23.01%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 5,969 5.3%
Without Mortgage 1,959 3.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $395,100 10.7%
Median Value without Mortgage $412,800 13.9%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,011 2.5%
With Mortgage 75.29%
Without Mortgage 24.71%

What is the level of education in Eagle River?

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Approximately 21.04% of the population in Eagle River holds a high school degree (that's 4,430 residents), while 26.65% have attained a college certificate (6,340 locals) and 25.68% have a bachelor's degree (5,407 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 134 -25.6%
Some High School 4,430 -1.5%
Some College 6,340 -0.1%
Associate Degree 1,787 -3.9%
Bachelor's Degree 5,407 1.5%
Graduate Degree 3,689 2.5%
No High School 0.64%
Some High School 21.04%
Some College 26.65%
Associate Degree 8.49%
Bachelor's Degree 25.68%
Graduate Degree 17.52%

What is the marital status of Eagle River residents?

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A total of 5,444 people in Eagle River have never been married (which represents 24.49% of the total population), while 14,087 of them are wedded (63.38%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 336 (1.51%) and 2,186 (9.84%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,444 -4.3%
Married 14,087 3.4%
Separated 336 16.7%
Widowed 508 -1.9%
Divorced 2,186 -9.7%
Never Married 24.49%
Married 63.38%
Separated 1.51%
Widowed 2.29%
Divorced 9.84%

What are the most common means of transportation in Eagle River?

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The top three means of transportation people in Eagle River use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 12,922 residents commute by car, 142 prefer going to work by walking and 40 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 12,922 -4.5%
Bus or TrolleyBus 40 81.8%
Bicycle 6 0.0%
Walk 142 39.2%

What is the median and average household income in Eagle River by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
99577 28,124 10,297 $131,993.00 $148,275.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 99577