Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska (AK)

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County population in 2012: 100,272 (69% urban, 31% rural); it was 82,840 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 14,725
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,685
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 16,070
Renter-occupied apartments: 15,031 (it was 13,707 in 2000)
% of renters here:

46%
State:

37%

Land area: 7366 sq. mi.

Water area: 77.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Fairbanks North Star Borough: 102.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Retail trade (25.2%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.5%), Construction (12.7%), Educational, health and social services (10.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 28%
  • Government: 27%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 42%
  • Unpaid family work: 3%

Fairbanks North Star Borough races chart

Races in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (74.1%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (6.8%)
  • Two or more races (5.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (5.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (4.3%)
  • Asian alone (2.6%)
Median resident age:  31.0 years
Alaska median age:  33.0 years
Males: 51,531  (44.3%)
Females: 46,050  (55.7%)

Fairbanks North Star Borough,AK real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

2.0 people
Alaska:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $69,113 ($49,076 in 1999)

This county:

$69113
Alaska:

$72237

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,061 (lower quartile is $721, upper quartile is $1,624)
This county:

$1061
State:

$1008


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $218,200 (it was $128,800 in 2000)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

$218,200
Alaska:

$254,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $164,800 - $282,500
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,685
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $610

Institutionalized population: 575
Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK map from a distance

Health of residents in Fairbanks North Star Borough based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
78.7% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
74.9% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
68.5% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 199 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 170 pounds. This is more than average.
59.1% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 124 buildings, average cost: $102,400
  • 2001: 169 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2002: 160 buildings, average cost: $128,900
  • 2003: 197 buildings, average cost: $162,200
  • 2004: 208 buildings, average cost: $158,100
  • 2005: 152 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2006: 300 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2007: 88 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2008: 54 buildings, average cost: $184,700
  • 2009: 34 buildings, average cost: $186,100

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

2008 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,969 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,097 (1.0%)

Fairbanks North Star Borough household income distribution in 2009 Fairbanks North Star Borough home values distribution Fairbanks North Star Borough contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 7.3% for Black residents, 6.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.4% for American Indian residents, 4.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 11.8% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 7.7%
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

7.7%
Alaska:

9.3%
(7.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.0% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for American Indian residents, 3.7% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 9.7% for other race residents, 8.7% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 30 years old
(Males: 29 years old, Females: 31 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 32 years old, Black residents: 27 years old, American Indian residents: 30 years old, Asian residents: 31 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23 years old, Other race residents: 35 years old)

Area name: Fairbanks, AK MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Fairbanks North Star Borough is $649 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $830 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1202 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fairbanks, Badger, College, Steele Creek, Chena Ridge, Eielson AFB, Farmers Loop, Goldstream, Ester, North Pole.

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

2005 air pollution in Fairbanks North Star Borough:

Carbon Monoxide: 5 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Fairbanks North Star Borough: Fairbanks Number 2 NASA Data Aquisition Facility (A), Sourdough Camp (B), Whites Roadhouse (C), Wolf Creek (D), Alder Creek Camp (E), English Camp (F), Cleary Summit (G), Cleary Summit Lodge (H), US Camp (I), Muskeg (J), Fairbanks Creek Camp (K), Bylers Roadhouse (L), Johnsons Roadhouse (M), Pedro Creek (N), Little Chena Roadhouse (O), Ester Crossing (P), Old Chatanika (Q), Caribou (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Blair Lakes (A), Birch Lake (B), Bathing Beauty Pond (C), Horseshoe Lake (D), North Chena Pond (E), Olnes Pond (F), Moose Creek Reservoir (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Creek (A), Backman Creek (B), Bedrock Creek (C), Belle Creek (D), Bellows Creek (E), Berry Creek (F), Birch Creek (G), Blackshell Creek (H), Bluestone Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Fairbanks North Star Borough: Chena River State Recreation Area (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Denali Borough , Southeast Fairbanks Census Area , Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 6,952
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 91.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 3,353 (52% naturalized citizens)

Fairbanks North Star Borough:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.9%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 785
  • 1990 to 1994: 552
  • 1985 to 1989: 450
  • 1980 to 1984: 334
  • 1975 to 1979: 384
  • 1970 to 1974: 213
  • 1970 to 1974: 211
  • 1965 to 1969: 424

Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 97.7%

Fairbanks North Star Borough marital status for males Fairbanks North Star Borough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Fairbanks North Star Borough with a mortgage: 9,060 (677 second mortgage, 494 home equity loan, 28 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,238

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

74.4% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fairbanks North Star Borough

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,98771
Other5,34723
Catholic4,1955
Mainline Protestant3,96917
Black Protestant4716
Orthodox1351
None69,477-
Fairbanks North Star Borough Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Here:

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
This county:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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%
State:

27.8%

Agriculture in Fairbanks North Star Borough:

Average size of farms: 588 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $28,261
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $270.96
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.61%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 17.71%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $27,936
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 14.59%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $72,156
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 82.35%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 1.21
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 15.76%
Vegetables: 40 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Fairbanks North Star Borough-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 572% 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 262.8 miles away from Fairbanks North Star Borough 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 88.6 miles away from the county center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 117.1 miles away from the county 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 90.8 miles away from the county 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 35.1 miles away from Fairbanks North Star Borough 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 343.1 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

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

  • Korea (15%)
  • Philippines (13%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (9%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • United Kingdom (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fairbanks North Star Borough (%):

  • German (17%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • English (8%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Italian (3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Fairbanks North Star Borough mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 29,500 (73%)
  • Carpooled: 6,796 (17%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 213 (1%)
  • Railroad: 11 (0%)
  • Taxi: 75 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 43 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 297 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,688 (4%)
  • Other means: 356 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,525 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska in 2000:

  • 1,362 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 743 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 205 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 181 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 130 people in other group homes
  • 93 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 81 people in nursing homes
  • 80 people in halfway houses
  • 53 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 44 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 18 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 5 people in other nonhousehold living situations

People in group quarters in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska in 2010:

  • 1,951 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,151 people in college/university student housing
  • 299 people in state prisons
  • 297 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 153 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 152 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 127 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 82 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 49 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 24 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $66,484.

11.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.48%
Alaska average:

8.87%


0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,204 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.37%
Alaska average:

0.19%

1.83% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($6,624 average AGI)
9.28% relocated from other states ($29,899 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

9.28%
Alaska average:

6.04%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.61% ($44,009 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.25% ($36,021)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.23% ($46,553)
from Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK  0.20% ($29,587)
from Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, AK  0.17% ($37,369)
from Pierce County, WA  0.15% ($45,200)
from Muscogee County, GA  0.13% ($43,900)


11.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.91%
Alaska average:

8.83%


0.43% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,511 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.43%
Alaska average:

0.19%

2.00% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($7,866 average AGI)
9.48% relocated to other states ($33,487 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

9.48%
Alaska average:

5.99%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.95% ($52,526 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.24% ($42,791)
to El Paso County, TX  0.24% ($39,367)
to Bell County, TX  0.22% ($39,106)
to El Paso County, CO  0.20% ($39,635)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.19% ($41,194)
to Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK  0.18% ($31,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 19.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 17.7

Births per 1000 population in Fairbanks North Star Borough

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 3.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 3.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 4.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Fairbanks North Star Borough

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Fairbanks North Star Borough

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 5,233 (4,275 aged, 958 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 59.1. This is less than state average.

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 127.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 92.6
  • Other - 35.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 93,268

Size of family households: 9,406 2-persons, 5,681 3-persons, 4,759 4-persons, 2,400 5-persons, 902 6-persons, 578 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,728 1-person, 2,437 2-persons, 378 3-persons, 118 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 12 6-persons, 4 7-or-more-persons.

18,091 married couples with children.
5,203 single-parent households (1,645 men, 3,558 women).

92.2% of residents of Fairbanks North Star Borough speak English at home.
2.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (76% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (72% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,441,735,000 ($16778 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $870,295,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $142,723,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $40,890,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $16,415,000
Federal grants: $307,831,000
Federal procurement contracts: $498,837,000 ($446,443,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $435,039,000 ($376,346,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $16,394,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $44,062,000
Federal Government insurance: $120,425,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 8,087
Here:

92 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,777
Here:

20 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +649
Here:

+7 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -2,109
Here -24 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Fairbanks North Star Borough

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 8.04 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.0
State:

3.9

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 1,409
  • 2000 to 2004: 8,048
  • 1990 to 1999: 5,211
  • 1980 to 1989: 9,394
  • 1970 to 1979: 8,868
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,332
  • 1950 to 1959: 3,184
  • 1940 to 1949: 491
  • 1939 or earlier: 669
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 371
  • 2 rooms: 623
  • 3 rooms: 1,295
  • 4 rooms: 2,037
  • 5 rooms: 3,270
  • 6 rooms: 2,831
  • 7 rooms: 2,288
  • 8 rooms: 1,588
  • 9+ rooms: 1,767
  • 1 room: 1,304
  • 2 rooms: 2,115
  • 3 rooms: 2,215
  • 4 rooms: 2,653
  • 5 rooms: 2,347
  • 6 rooms: 1,462
  • 7 rooms: 831
  • 8 rooms: 434
  • 9+ rooms: 346
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 433
  • 1 bedroom: 1,448
  • 2 bedrooms: 3,774
  • 3 bedrooms: 6,955
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,643
  • 5+ bedrooms: 817
  • no bedroom: 1,480
  • 1 bedroom: 3,602
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,556
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,050
  • 4 bedrooms: 842
  • 5+ bedrooms: 177
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 277
  • 1 vehicle: 3,530
  • 2 vehicles: 7,145
  • 3 vehicles: 3,529
  • 4 vehicles: 1,156
  • 5+ vehicles: 433
  • no vehicle: 1,673
  • 1 vehicle: 6,498
  • 2 vehicles: 4,602
  • 3 vehicles: 688
  • 4 vehicles: 148
  • 5+ vehicles: 98

41% of Fairbanks North Star Borough residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 21% lived in Alaska.

Fairbanks North Star Borough:

40.6%
State average:

47.2%

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

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $107,600


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 9%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 9%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairbanks North Star Borough
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (91.5%)
  • Wood (4.5%)
  • Electricity (1.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (0.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (59.5%)
  • Electricity (18.9%)
  • Coal or coke (6.2%)
  • Other fuel (5.5%)
  • Utility gas (4.8%)
  • No fuel used (2.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)
  • Wood (1.3%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 949
Here:

8.2%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 482
Here:

9.5%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 436
Here:

7.7%
Alaska:

14.1%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

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)

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $8,851,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $785,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $160,824,000
    General - Other: $12,870,000
    Solid Waste Management: $9,436,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,910,000
    Regular Highways: $5,007,000
    Financial Administration: $4,700,000
    Transit Utilities: $4,256,000
    Central Staff Services: $4,048,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,008,000
    Libraries: $4,007,000
    Health - Other: $3,047,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $741,000
    Electric Utilities: $18,000
    Water Utilities: $14,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,587,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Transit Utilities: $3,505,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,662,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,075,000
    General - Other: $244,000
    Parks and Recreation: $167,000
    Libraries: $35,000
    Central Staff Services: $19,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000
    Health - Other: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $112,537,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,332,000
    All Other: $3,132,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,832,000
    Parks and Recreation: $833,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $15,203,000
    All Other: $5,208,000
    General Local Government Support: $611,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,347,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $3,386,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,130,000
    Sale of Property: $1,218,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $817,000
    Royalties: $94,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $7,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,266,000
    Electric Utilities: $7,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $106,617,000
    All Other: $5,434,000
    General Local Government Support: $807,000
    Housing and Community Development: $26,000
  • Tax - Property: $82,664,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,553,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,235,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,016,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $653,000
    Other License: $281,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $139,280,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $138,385,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,645,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,750,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,563,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $107,868,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Fairbanks North Star Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
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Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 19 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED670$220,387447$178,3421,901$185,090209$78,30610$181,000131$136,26020$128,350
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED28$225,57118$179,722154$183,5135$78,2000$011$167,0912$137,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED39$203,43658$138,345433$180,20178$40,6282$1,152,00049$126,7767$62,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN69$205,75469$154,087423$189,11340$59,5500$030$124,3671$135,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$222,0006$191,000108$158,62025$78,5200$03$116,0002$84,500
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 18 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED156$205,301151$231,1920$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED17$215,05930$241,9001$188,0001$212,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED20$218,30031$264,8392$183,5000$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN17$151,52921$228,1430$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$277,0000$01$277,0000$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18968.2 years
James14065.4 years
Robert13966.8 years
William12970.2 years
Mary11674.8 years
Charles8671.5 years
George7474.7 years
Richard6165.9 years
Dorothy5674.3 years
Joseph5672.5 years
Most common last names in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith5567.8 years
Johnson4573.1 years
Williams4169.4 years
Davis3772.0 years
Miller3373.8 years
Anderson2976.6 years
Thomas2673.6 years
Jones2471.6 years
Brown2169.0 years
White2176.2 years
Businesses in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Pizza Hut2
Baskin-Robbins1Popeyes1
Best Western1Quiznos1
Blockbuster2RadioShack1
Budget Car Rental2Safeway1
Burger King2Sears2
Carl\s Jr.1Starbucks2
Extended Stay Deluxe1Subway5
FedEx1T-Mobile1
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul3
Kroger2UPS2
McDonald's2Wendy's1
New Balance1

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