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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska (AK)

County population in 2017: 99,703 (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: 14 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairbanks North Star Borough: 101.8 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (34.2%), Retail trade (19.7%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (19.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 33%
  • Government: 21%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 44%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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  • Races in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK (2017)
    • 70,30084.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,8959.5%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7,6489.2%Two or more races
    • 6,2817.6%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 3,6674.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 3,2333.9%Asian alone
    • 5100.6%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1010.1%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

30.7 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years
Males: 52,701  (52.9%)
Females: 47,002  (47.1%)
Average household size:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

2.0 people
Alaska:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $76,747 ($49,076 in 1999)
This county:

$76,747
Alaska:

$73,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,113 (lower quartile is $758, upper quartile is $1,517)
This county:

$1113
State:

$1085


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $239,000 (it was $128,800 in 2000)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

$239,000
Alaska:

$273,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $166,000 - $313,600

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $249,834
Here:

$249,834
State:

$304,565

Townhouses or other attached units: $137,599
Here:

$137,599
State:

$263,324

In 2-unit structures: $207,766
Here:

$207,766
State:

$301,762

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,529
Here:

$138,529
State:

$248,229

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,207
Here:

$86,207
State:

$162,357

Mobile homes: $1,215,626
Here:

$1,215,626
State:

$42,043

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,681
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $668

Institutionalized population: 575
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Health of residents in Fairbanks North Star Borough based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
47.4% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
68.3% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is less than average.
67.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 168 pounds. This is more than average.
59.1% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,929 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,862 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.0%
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

6.0%
Alaska:

11.1%
(6.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.7% for Black residents, 9.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 16.8% for American Indian residents, 1.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.3% for other race residents, 11.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 30.7 years old
(Males: 30.8 years old, Females: 30.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 33.8 years old, Black residents: 25.1 years old, American Indian residents: 31.5 years old, Asian residents: 38.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.5 years old, Other race residents: 42.3 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

2018 air pollution in Fairbanks North Star Borough:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.345 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.01 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.014 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Significantly below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.2 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.006 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.

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Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.4%
Alaska:

7.2%

Unemployment by year in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
County total employment by year in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
County average yearly wages by year in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK

Current college students: 6,952
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 93.1%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 29.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 4,983 (56.5% naturalized citizens)

Fairbanks North Star Borough:

5.0%
Whole state:

7.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1,6562010 or later
  • 1,1112000 to 2009
  • 1,1931990 to 1999
  • 7841980 to 1989
  • 5971970 to 1979
  • 635Before 1970

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:

  • One, detached: 26,495
  • One, attached: 3,068
  • Two: 4,304
  • 3 or 4: 3,745
  • 5 to 9: 1,571
  • 10 to 19: 1,215
  • 20 to 49: 1,235
  • 50 or more: 800
  • Mobile homes: 1,828
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 41

Housing units in Fairbanks North Star Borough with a mortgage: 15,142 (143 second mortgage, 607 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,710

Here:

75.0% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Fairbanks North Star Borough

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fairbanks North Star Borough

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 37,977 (76.7%)
  • Carpooled: 6,751 (13.6%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 315 (0.6%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 810 (1.6%)
  • Bicycle: 510 (1.0%)
  • Walked: 1,719 (3.5%)
  • Worked at home: 1,531 (3.1%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Information (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Information (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (15%)
  • Canada (10%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • Korea (8%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (6%)
  • El Salvador (4%)
  • Russia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Fairbanks North Star Borough


  • German (9%)
  • American (9%)
  • European (5%)
  • Irish (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Norwegian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $80,261.

9.96% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,163 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.96%
Alaska average:

7.70%


0.34% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,835 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.34%
Alaska average:

0.16%

1.56% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($7,819 average AGI)
8.06% relocated from other states ($35,510 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

8.06%
Alaska average:

5.13%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.51% ($47,814 average AGI)
from El Paso County, TX  0.23% ($41,132)
from Pierce County, WA  0.20% ($49,105)
from Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, AK  0.19% ($34,676)
from Bell County, TX  0.19% ($42,219)
from El Paso County, CO  0.18% ($49,857)
from Montgomery County, TN  0.15% ($43,912)


11.27% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($51,990 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.27%
Alaska average:

8.52%


0.54% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,534 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.54%
Alaska average:

0.17%

1.79% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($9,210 average AGI)
8.94% relocated to other states ($40,247 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

8.94%
Alaska average:

5.95%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.86% ($53,493 average AGI)
to El Paso County, CO  0.27% ($44,075)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.22% ($77,690)
to King County, WA  0.19% ($46,592)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.19% ($56,781)
to El Paso County, TX  0.18% ($45,069)
to Pierce County, WA  0.18% ($46,130)

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 2014: 4.3

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 population in Fairbanks North Star Borough
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Fairbanks North Star Borough
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Fairbanks North Star Borough
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairbanks North Star Borough
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairbanks North Star Borough
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Fairbanks North Star Borough
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Fairbanks North Star Borough

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,426 (5,200 aged, 1,226 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 3,168 (12%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (426)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (302)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (221)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (182)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (158)
  • Unspecified dementia (149)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (143)
  • Congestive heart failure (109)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (105)
  • Pancreas, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (93)

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: 99,703
  • In family households: 80,103 (12,736 male householders, 11,062 female householders)
    18,220 spouses, 29,191 children (26,460 natural, 1,474 adopted, 1,257 stepchildren), 2,645 grandchildren, 1,075 brothers or sisters, 1,393 parents, 1,158 other relatives, 2,623 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,847 (6,256 male householders (4,442 living alone)), 4,992 female householders (4,067 living alone)), 3,599 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 4,753

Size of family households: 9,965 2-persons, 5,531 3-persons, 5,457 4-persons, 1,823 5-persons, 689 6-persons, 333 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,509 1-person, 2,578 2-persons, 85 3-persons, 76 4-persons.

17,261 married couples with children.
4,420 single-parent households (1,495 men, 2,925 women).

89.4% of residents of Fairbanks North Star Borough speak English at home.
2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
2.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (93% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.7% of residents speak other language at home (90% speak English very well, 5% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,441,735,000 ($16,778 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:

3.7
State:

4.0

Year house built in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • Year house built in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • 3282014 or later
  • 1,4762010 to 2013
  • 9,7442000 to 2009
  • 4,2971990 to 1999
  • 10,8231980 to 1989
  • 9,7591970 to 1979
  • 4,0551960 to 1969
  • 2,4391950 to 1959
  • 7951940 to 1949
  • 5861939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • 2751 room
  • 3572 rooms
  • 1,5923 rooms
  • 4,1844 rooms
  • 3,0635 rooms
  • 4,2706 rooms
  • 2,4477 rooms
  • 1,9728 rooms
  • 2,6929+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • 1,0591 room
  • 2,6462 rooms
  • 2,7873 rooms
  • 2,8774 rooms
  • 2,2265 rooms
  • 1,0486 rooms
  • 6777 rooms
  • 3578 rooms
  • 5179+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • 275no bedroom
  • 1,1511 bedroom
  • 4,5492 bedrooms
  • 9,0843 bedrooms
  • 4,6394 bedrooms
  • 1,1545+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
  • 1,059no bedroom
  • 4,5071 bedroom
  • 4,0312 bedrooms
  • 3,5693 bedrooms
  • 6564 bedrooms
  • 3725+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairbanks North Star Borough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairbanks North Star Borough in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 567no vehicle
  • 4,7611 vehicle
  • 7,9302 vehicles
  • 4,7013 vehicles
  • 2,0654 vehicles
  • 8285+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Fairbanks North Star Borough in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Fairbanks North Star Borough in renter-occupied apartments
  • 974no vehicle
  • 6,2081 vehicle
  • 6,0332 vehicles
  • 6953 vehicles
  • 2524 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles

79.1% of Fairbanks North Star Borough residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 17% lived in Alaska.

Fairbanks North Star Borough:

79.1%
State average:

81.5%

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

  • This state: 32,750
  • Other state: 57,745
  • Northeast: 8,035
  • Midwest: 14,586
  • South: 14,917
  • West: 20,207
Year householders moved into unit in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fairbanks North Star Borough
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 81.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.6%Utility gas
  • 5.2%Wood
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
  • 0.6%Solar energy
  • 0.6%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 62.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.2%Electricity
  • 8.5%Utility gas
  • 6.3%No fuel used
  • 5.6%Other fuel
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.9%Wood
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,323
Here:

23.0%
Alaska:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 836
Here:

16.8%
Alaska:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 452
Here:

5.8%
Alaska:

12.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,287,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,055,000
    Other: $5,594,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,414,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,353,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,163,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $47,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $14,832,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $363,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $205,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,386,000
    General - Other: $12,349,000
    Financial Administration: $11,370,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,959,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,552,000
    Regular Highways: $7,424,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,105,000
    Libraries: $5,729,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,176,000
    Health - Other: $2,229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,263,000
    Education: $1,541,000
    General Local Government Support: $476,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,749,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,695,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,411,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,063,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,778,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,713,000
    Special Assessments: $872,000
    Sale of Property: $763,000
    Interest Earnings: $330,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,590,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $174,076,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $172,780,000
    Other: $6,997,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,475,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,356,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Tax - Property: $120,605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,928,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,457,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,007,000
    Other License: $120,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $262,637,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Revenue in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,287,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,055,000
    Other: $5,594,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,414,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,353,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,163,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $47,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $14,832,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $363,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $205,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,386,000
    General - Other: $12,349,000
    Financial Administration: $11,370,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,959,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,552,000
    Regular Highways: $7,424,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,105,000
    Libraries: $5,729,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,176,000
    Health - Other: $2,229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,263,000
    Education: $1,541,000
    General Local Government Support: $476,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,749,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,695,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,411,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,063,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,778,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,713,000
    Special Assessments: $872,000
    Sale of Property: $763,000
    Interest Earnings: $330,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,590,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $174,076,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $172,780,000
    Other: $6,997,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,475,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,356,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Tax - Property: $120,605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,928,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,457,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,007,000
    Other License: $120,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $262,637,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Debt in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,287,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,055,000
    Other: $5,594,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,414,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,353,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,163,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $47,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $14,832,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $363,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $205,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,386,000
    General - Other: $12,349,000
    Financial Administration: $11,370,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,959,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,552,000
    Regular Highways: $7,424,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,105,000
    Libraries: $5,729,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,176,000
    Health - Other: $2,229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,263,000
    Education: $1,541,000
    General Local Government Support: $476,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,749,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,695,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,411,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,063,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,778,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,713,000
    Special Assessments: $872,000
    Sale of Property: $763,000
    Interest Earnings: $330,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,590,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $174,076,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $172,780,000
    Other: $6,997,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,475,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,356,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Tax - Property: $120,605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,928,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,457,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,007,000
    Other License: $120,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $262,637,000

Fairbanks North Star Borough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,287,000
  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $10,055,000
    Other: $5,594,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $2,414,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $1,353,000
    Parks and Recreation: $1,163,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Tuition and Transportation: $47,000
  • Construction - General - Other: $14,832,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $363,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $205,925,000
    Solid Waste Management: $17,386,000
    General - Other: $12,349,000
    Financial Administration: $11,370,000
    Transit Utilities: $10,959,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,552,000
    Regular Highways: $7,424,000
    Local Fire Protection: $7,105,000
    Libraries: $5,729,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,176,000
    Health - Other: $2,229,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,079,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $4,263,000
    Education: $1,541,000
    General Local Government Support: $476,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,749,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $212,000
  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,695,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $116,411,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $75,063,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,778,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $1,713,000
    Special Assessments: $872,000
    Sale of Property: $763,000
    Interest Earnings: $330,000
    Royalties: $84,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $3,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $11,590,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,252,000
    Transit Utilities: $306,000
    Financial Administration: $15,000
    General Public Building: $11,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $174,076,000
  • Revenue - Transit Utilities: $1,051,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $172,780,000
    Other: $6,997,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,475,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,356,000
    Gas Utilities: $131,000
  • Tax - Property: $120,605,000
    Other Selective Sales: $1,928,000
    Tobacco Products Sales: $1,457,000
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $1,007,000
    Other License: $120,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $262,637,000

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 in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK - 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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