Harding-Birch Lakes, Alaska

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Harding-Birch Lakes, Alaska
Location within Fairbanks North Star Borough and the state of Alaska
Location within Fairbanks North Star Borough and the state of Alaska
Coordinates: 64°19′57″N 146°46′47″W / 64.33250°N 146.77972°W / 64.33250; -146.77972Coordinates: 64°19′57″N 146°46′47″W / 64.33250°N 146.77972°W / 64.33250; -146.77972
Country United States
State Alaska
Borough Fairbanks North Star
 • Borough mayor Luke Hopkins[1]
 • Total 233.6 sq mi (605 km2)
 • Land 218.8 sq mi (566.6 km2)
 • Water 14.8 sq mi (38.4 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 299
Time zone Alaska (AKST) (UTC-9)
 • Summer (DST) AKDT (UTC-8)
ZIP code 99714
Area code(s) 907
FIPS code 02-31765

Harding-Birch Lakes is a census-designated place (CDP) in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska, United States. It is part of the 'Fairbanks, Alaska Metropolitan Statistical Area'. At the 2010 census the population was 299.[2]


Harding-Birch Lakes is located at 64°19′57″N 146°46′47″W / 64.332517°N 146.779752°W / 64.332517; -146.779752.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 233.6 square miles (605 km2), of which, 218.8 square miles (567 km2) of it is land and 14.8 square miles (38 km2) of it (6.35%) is water.


Boat launch at Harding Lake State Recreation Area.

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 216 people, 98 households, and 63 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1 person per square mile (0.4/km²). There were 489 housing units at an average density of 2.2/sq mi (0.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.52% White, 1.39% from other races, and 5.09% from two or more races. 0.46% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There were 98 households out of which 21.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.1% were married couples living together, 6.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.7% were non-families. 31.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.75.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 21.8% under the age of 18, 6.0% from 18 to 24, 24.5% from 25 to 44, 34.3% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 118.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 128.4 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,438, and the median income for a family was $60,288. Males had a median income of $36,042 versus $23,750 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $24,443. None of the families and none of the population were living below the poverty line.


  1. ^ "2013 ACoM Members". Online Resource Center, Alaska Conference of Mayors. Juneau: Alaska Municipal League. 2013. Retrieved May 29, 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.