Fairbanks, Alaska

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Population in 2017: 31,644 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +4.7%
 
Males: 16,645  (52.6%)
Females: 14,999  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

27.7 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years

Zip codes: 99703.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $63,456 (it was $40,577 in 2000)
Fairbanks:

$63,456
AK:

$73,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,068 (it was $19,814 in 2000)

Fairbanks city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $235,660 (it was $127,000 in 2000)
Fairbanks:

$235,660
AK:

$273,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $254,684; detached houses: $249,834; townhouses or other attached units: $137,599; in 2-unit structures: $207,766; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $138,529; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $86,207; mobile homes: over $1,000,000

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,246.

March 2019 cost of living index in Fairbanks: 104.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.6%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 15.4% for Black residents, 6.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 26.9% for American Indian residents, 20.3% for other race residents, 18.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Fairbanks, AK (2017)
    • 18,57756.8%White alone
    • 4,05212.4%Hispanic
    • 3,0119.2%Two or more races
    • 2,3937.3%Black alone
    • 2,3107.1%American Indian alone
    • 1,7265.3%Asian alone
    • 3851.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 1010.3%Other race alone

Races in Fairbanks detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 162 registered sex offenders living in Fairbanks, Alaska as of September 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Fairbanks is 202 to 1.


Crime rates in Fairbanks by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(6.5)
1
(3.2)
5
(16.0)
3
(8.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(6.2)
3
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(12.3)
1
(3.1)
7
(21.6)
10
(30.4)
4
(12.6)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
47
(152.5)
67
(211.9)
43
(137.4)
41
(116.7)
59
(165.1)
70
(194.5)
17
(53.0)
29
(89.4)
34
(104.6)
39
(120.1)
14
(42.8)
31
(95.5)
24
(72.9)
21
(66.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
65
(210.9)
47
(148.6)
42
(134.2)
28
(79.7)
46
(128.7)
33
(91.7)
33
(102.8)
37
(114.1)
37
(113.8)
52
(160.1)
24
(73.4)
31
(95.5)
40
(121.4)
43
(135.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
192
(623.0)
153
(483.8)
168
(537.0)
200
(569.3)
163
(456.1)
181
(502.9)
125
(389.5)
100
(308.4)
142
(436.9)
119
(366.4)
118
(361.1)
154
(474.5)
131
(397.7)
125
(395.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
227
(736.6)
297
(939.1)
236
(754.3)
141
(401.4)
191
(534.5)
149
(414.0)
130
(405.1)
130
(400.9)
116
(356.9)
155
(477.3)
149
(456.0)
157
(483.7)
164
(497.9)
111
(350.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,155
(3,748)
1,163
(3,677)
957
(3,059)
921
(2,622)
1,113
(3,115)
1,117
(3,104)
1,026
(3,197)
1,137
(3,507)
1,050
(3,230)
969
(2,984)
938
(2,871)
1,069
(3,294)
1,121
(3,403)
1,089
(3,442)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
205
(665.2)
157
(496.4)
165
(527.4)
127
(361.5)
91
(254.7)
101
(280.6)
76
(236.8)
112
(345.4)
103
(316.9)
123
(378.7)
105
(321.3)
124
(382.1)
208
(631.5)
154
(486.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
10
(32.4)
14
(44.3)
6
(19.2)
3
(8.5)
11
(30.8)
4
(11.1)
5
(15.6)
3
(9.3)
4
(12.3)
1
(3.1)
7
(21.4)
4
(12.3)
6
(18.2)
4
(12.6)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)577.6569.7506.9410.1444.3459.3338.8382.0384.7425.1307.1439.3456.5399.4

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Fairbanks, AK

Crime rate in Fairbanks detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 43 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.23
Alaska average:

1.73
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Ancestries: American (7.0%), German (6.8%), Irish (4.2%), English (4.1%), European (2.0%), Italian (1.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated on 11/1903

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 31.9 square miles.

Population density: 993 people per square mile   (low).

Fairbanks, Alaska map

2,741 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia, 1.9% Latin America, 1.2% Europe).

This city:

8.5%
Alaska:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,176 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,756 (1.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (260.1 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2454.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities:

South Van Horn, AK (1.6 miles ),
College, AK (1.7 miles ),
Farmers Loop, AK (2.2 miles ),
Ester, AK (2.7 miles ),
Fox, AK (2.9 miles ),
Chena Ridge, AK (3.0 miles ),
Badger, AK (3.2 miles ),
Steele Creek, AK (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 64.84 N, Longitude: 147.73 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): The Golden Heart City

Daytime population change due to commuting: +15,958 (+49.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 12,654 (80.6%)

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in Fairbanks, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Fairbanks, AK in 2017

Detailed articles:

Fairbanks tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

7.7%
Alaska:

7.2%
Unemployment by year
Most common industries in Fairbanks, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.9%)
  • Public administration (8.4%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Health care (7.3%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.7%)
  • Public administration (9.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.5%)
  • Health care (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.6%)
  • Health care (10.3%)
  • Social assistance (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.4%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Fairbanks, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.9%)
  • Child care workers (4.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)

Average climate in Fairbanks, Alaska

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Fairbanks, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 45.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

45.9
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.344. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.344
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.59. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.59
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 14.0. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.0
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2017 was 10.9. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.9
U.S.:

8.5

Earthquake activity:

Fairbanks-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 264.2 miles away from Fairbanks 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 89.8 miles away from Fairbanks center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 113.6 miles away from the city 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 91.4 miles away from Fairbanks 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 30.7 miles away from Fairbanks 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 346.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Fairbanks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Fairbanks:

  • FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 1650 COWLES STREET)
  • DENALI CENTER (1510 19TH AVENUE)
  • FMC FAIRBANKS (1863 AIRPORT WAY)
  • FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL HHA (1302 21ST AVENUE, FLOOR 2)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Fairbanks:

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Colleges/Universities in Fairbanks:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (Full-time enrollment: 6,397; Location: 505 South Chandalar Drive; Public; Website: www.uaf.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • University of Alaska System of Higher Education (Location: 910 Yukon Drive, Suite 202 Butrovich Building; Public; Website: www.alaska.edu/; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fairbanks:

  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 261 miles; Anchorage, AK; Full-time enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 261 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1445 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1448 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1465 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1470 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)
  • Everett Community College (about 1499 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 5,818)

Public high schools in Fairbanks:

Private high schools in Fairbanks:

  • CATHOLIC SCHOOLS OF FAIRBANKS (Students: 491, Location: 615 MONROE ST, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAIRHILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 101 CITY LIGHTS BLVD, Grades: PK-12)
  • FAR NORTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 51, Location: 1110 20TH AVE, Grades: PK-10)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Fairbanks:

Private elementary/middle school in Fairbanks:

  • GOLDEN HEART CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 32, Location: 1811 FARMERS LOOP RD, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Fairbanks

Library in Fairbanks:

  • FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $5,104,527; Location: 1215 COWLES STREET; 299,882 books; 1,344 e-books; 16,993 audio materials; 20,949 video materials; 29 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 1,007 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Fairbanks: Chena River Campground (A), Ruth Burnett Sport Fish Hatchery (B), SS Nenana (C), Fort Wainwright Fire and Emergency Services Station 1 Headquarters (D), Fort Wainwright Fire and Emergency Services Station 3 (E), Interior Community Health Center (F), Fairbanks Regional Public Health Center - Interior Region (G), Fairbanks Fire Department Station 3 (H), Chief Andrew Isaac Health Center (I), Fairbanks Fire Department Station 1 (J), George C. Thomas Memorial Library (K), Charlie Company Air Ambulance 1st Battalion 52nd Aviation Regiment (L), Alaska Interagency Wildland Fire Medic Program (M), Fort Wainwright Fire and Emergency Services Station 2 (N). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Birch Hill Cemetery (1), Clay Street Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Monterey Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Wigwam Creek (A), Isabella Creek (B), Columbia Creek (C), Clear Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fairbanks include: Alaskaland (1), Bentley Park (2), Glass Park (3), Kiwanis Park (4), Illinois Street Historic District (5), Growden Memorial Park (6), Alaskaland Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pioneer Park Pioneer Air Museum (2300 Airport Way) (1), Fairbanks Community Museum (410 Cushman Street) (2), Alaska House Art Gallery (Museums; 1003 Cushman Street) (3), Fairbanks Ice Museum (500 2nd Avenue) (4), Pioneer Museum (Pioneer Park) (5), Alaska Mining Hall of Fame Foundation (Museums; 2300 Airport Way) (6), University of Alaska Museum (907 Yukon Drive) (7), Tanana Yukon Historical Society (Museums; Pioneer Park) (8), UAF Off Campus Librarian (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; Lib Floor 3) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Covenant House Hospice Fraternity (4312 Birch Lane) (1), Arctic 7 Rentals (4312 Birch Lane) (2), Mushers' Roadhouse (1411 Airport Way) (3), Cranberry Ridge Vacation Suite (705 Cranberry Ridge Drive) (4), Monson Motel (1321 Karen Way) (5), A A A A Care Bed & Breakfast Inn (557 Fairbanks Street) (6), Captain Bartlett Inn (1411 Airport Way) (7), Wedgewood Resort & Bear Lodge (212 Wedgewood Drive) (8), Ambassador Inn (415 5th Avenue Apt 103) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Birthplace of: Lincoln Brewster - Guitarist, Brad Oleson - Basketball player, Cathy Giessel - Politician, Jack Coghill - Politician, John D. Clark - Science fiction writer, Jon Button - Musician, Justin Buchholz - Martial artist, Phil Sarboe - Football player and coach, Bristol Marunde - Martial artist, Maggie Hadleigh-West - Film and TV producer.

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

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairbanks and their reported violations in the past:

GOLDEN HEART UTILITIES (Address: 3691 Cameron St. Suite 201 , Population served: 77,535, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In JUL-01-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-15-2013 to NOV-15-2013)
COLLEGE UTILITIES CORPORATION (Address: 3691 Cameron St. Suite 201 , Population served: 26,500, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (FEB-28-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
FT WAINWRIGHT / WTR TRTMT PLT (Population served: 17,651, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-09-2011)
  • One other older monitoring violation
UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA - FAIRBANKS (Population served: 6,200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-17-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-17-2014), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-18-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2009 and JUN-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-02-2009 to JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-02-2009 to JUN-30-2010)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-17-2006), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure Submit IDSE/Subpart V Plan Rpt - In JUL-02-2010, Contaminant: DBP STAGE 2. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from FEB-23-2012 to AUG-02-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2011)
  • One minor monitoring violation
VALLEY WATER COMPANY (Population served: 1,575, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 58 regular monitoring violations
GSA / ALCAN BORDER STATION (Address: 101 12th Ave. , Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from NOV-08-2012 to NOV-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-19-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2012), St Other (NOV-20-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In MAY-01-2013, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAR-03-2014), St Compliance achieved (APR-11-2014)
  • Failure To Address Deficiency - In NOV-16-2012, Contaminant: GROUNDWATER RULE. Follow-up actions: St Other (JAN-02-2013), St Compliance achieved (JAN-09-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-24-2009), St Compliance achieved (APR-01-2009)
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
AK RIVERWAYS / CHENA VILLAGE (Population served: 980, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
GRANDE DENALI / DENALI BLUFFS (Population served: 864, Surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAY-2013, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2013. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-19-2013)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fairbanks that have no violations reported:

  • H2O-2U / WATER WAGON (Population served: 2,400, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • DENALI PRINCESS WILDERNESS LODGE (Population served: 1,192, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FT. GREELY - DONNELLY TRAINING AREA ISB (Population served: 700, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EL DORADO GOLD MINE (Population served: 500, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KENAI PRINCESS LODGE (Population served: 339, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • DENALI CANYON LODGE (Population served: 296, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • BADGER GAS / STORE (Population served: 156, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NORTH STAR GOLF CLUB (Address: 330 GOLF CLUB DRIVE , Population served: 103, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • AK DIV PARKS - DELTA SRS (Population served: 53, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FNSB BIRCH HILL WARMUP BUILDING (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Alaska:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.7%
Whole state:

66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

8.6%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Fairbanks in 2010:

  • 1,522 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 299 people in state prisons
  • 279 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 153 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 118 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 81 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Fairbanks in 2000:

  • 1,052 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 205 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 181 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents
  • 126 people in other group homes
  • 84 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 81 people in nursing homes
  • 53 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 41 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 41 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 16 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 13 people in religious group quarters
  • 3 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 3 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Arenas or stadiums:

  • Carlson Center. Capacity: 6,539.
  • Arizona Veterans Memorial Arena. Capacity: 14,487.

Banks with branches in Fairbanks (2011 data):

  • Denali State Bank: Chena Pump Branch, Golden Heart Branch, Van Horn Branch, at 119 North Cushman Street. Info updated 2012/02/15: Bank assets: $260.9 mil, Deposits: $235.8 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Denali Bancorporation, Inc.
  • Mt. McKinley Bank: Mt. Mckinley Bank, Northeast Branch, University Avenue Branch, North Pole. Info updated 2009/02/05: Bank assets: $306.7 mil, Deposits: $242.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 5 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: College Branch, Cushman Branch, Bentley Branch, Gaffney Branch. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • KeyBank National Association: Fairbanks Branch, College Branch, Cushman And Gaffney Branch. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • First National Bank Alaska: Johansen Branch, Interior City Branch, Golden Valley Branch. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,870.3 mil, Deposits: $1,931.3 mil, headquarters in Anchorage, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 30 total offices
  • Northrim Bank: Fairbanks Financial Center Branch at 360 Merhar Avenue, branch established on 2008/04/07. Info updated 2012/02/15: Bank assets: $1,079.2 mil, Deposits: $918.5 mil, headquarters in Anchorage, AK, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: Northrim Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Fairbanks:

Marital status in Fairbanks, AK
  • Never married: 37.7%
  • Now married: 46.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

For population 25 years and over in Fairbanks:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 12.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.0
Alaska average:

10.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Fairbanks
2008 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Fairbanks, AK (based on Fairbanks North Star Borough data)

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-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

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
This county:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

4.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Fairbanks:

48.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

48.2%
State:

48.3%

Average BMI:
Fairbanks:

28.5
Alaska:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Fairbanks:

20.5%
Alaska:

21.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.2%
Alaska:

10.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Alaska:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.5%
Alaska:

33.9%

General health condition:
Fairbanks:

58.0%
Alaska:

57.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Fairbanks:

81.9%
Alaska:

80.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Fairbanks, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 56$268,480$57,5310$0
Firefighters 40$290,888$87,2660$0
Police Protection - Officers 40$319,492$95,8480$0
Other and Unallocable 30$174,228$69,6910$0
Other Government Administration 7$44,718$76,6590$0
Financial Administration 7$36,654$62,8350$0
Police - Other 6$25,786$51,5720$0
Fire - Other 3$12,998$51,9921$6,536
Solid Waste Management 3$15,374$61,4960$0
Judicial and Legal 2$13,596$81,5761$4,302
Totals for Government 194$1,202,214$74,3642$10,838

Fairbanks government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $6,326,000 ($199.91)
    Regular Highways: $1,156,000 ($36.53)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $11,241,000 ($355.23)
    General - Other: $10,517,000 ($332.35)
    Police Protection: $7,178,000 ($226.84)
    Local Fire Protection: $6,791,000 ($214.61)
    Financial Administration: $938,000 ($29.64)
    Central Staff Services: $912,000 ($28.82)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $666,000 ($21.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $534,000 ($16.88)
    Parking Facilities: $424,000 ($13.40)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $173,000 ($5.47)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $202,000 ($6.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,161,000 ($68.29)
    Local Fire Protection: $584,000 ($18.46)
    Police Protection: $151,000 ($4.77)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,763,000 ($529.74)

Fairbanks government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $2,470,000 ($78.06)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,932,000 ($61.05)
    Parking Facilities: $188,000 ($5.94)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $136,000 ($4.30)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,313,000 ($73.09)
    Fines and Forfeits: $740,000 ($23.39)
    Rents: $560,000 ($17.70)
    Interest Earnings: $308,000 ($9.73)
    Sale of Property: $95,000 ($3.00)
    Special Assessments: $8,000 ($0.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $11,074,000 ($349.96)
    Other: $3,689,000 ($116.58)
    General Local Government Support: $1,718,000 ($54.29)
  • Tax - Property: $14,926,000 ($471.68)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,869,000 ($90.66)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $2,309,000 ($72.97)
    Other License: $2,263,000 ($71.51)
    Tobacco Products Sales: $938,000 ($29.64)

Fairbanks government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,055,000 ($159.75)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,711,000 ($148.87)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $344,000 ($10.87)

Fairbanks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $135,086,000 ($4268.93)

9.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($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%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
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)


11.27% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($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%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
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)
Businesses in Fairbanks, AK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T6Mazda1
American Eagle Outfitters1McDonald's3
Barnes & Noble1New Balance1
Best Western1Nike2
Blockbuster2Nissan1
Budget Car Rental3OfficeMax1
Carl\s Jr.2Old Navy1
ColorTyme1Pac Sun1
Curves1Payless1
Dennys1Pizza Hut3
Extended Stay Deluxe1Quiznos2
Famous Footwear1RadioShack2
FedEx5Safeway4
Foot Locker1Sam's Club1
Ford1Sears2
GNC2Starbucks4
GameStop2Subaru1
H&R Block2Subway5
Hilton1Super 81
Home Depot1Taco Bell2
Honda1Torrid1
Hot Topic1Toyota1
Journeys1True Value1
KFC2U-Haul2
Kroger4UPS5
La-Z-Boy1Vans2
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Lowe's1Wendy's1
MasterBrand Cabinets4

Strongest AM radio stations in Fairbanks:

  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fairbanks:

  • K203CT (88.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KWLF (98.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUWL (103.9 FM; COLLEGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KUAC (89.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • KIAK-FM (102.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYSC (96.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP-FM (100.3 FM; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK. MISSIONARY FLWSHP)
  • KKED (104.7 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAKQ-FM (101.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSUA (91.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: U OF AK. ON BEHALF OF U OF AK. FAIRB)
  • KXLR (95.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fairbanks:

  • KTVF (Channel 11; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • KATN (Channel 2; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • K07UU (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KFXF (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K13XD (Channel 13; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KUAC-TV (Channel 9; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • K44EK (Channel 44; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K46EH (Channel 46; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K48FG (Channel 48; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K50EH (Channel 50; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K52EY (Channel 52; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K54EW (Channel 54; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K56FX (Channel 56; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K60FQ (Channel 60; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K62FB (Channel 62; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K64EU (Channel 64; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K66FG (Channel 66; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K68EZ (Channel 68; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KDMD-LP (Channel 32; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: KETCHIKAN TV, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Fairbanks fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 75Number of bridges
  • 728ft / 222mTotal length
  • $14,000Total costs
  • 557,392Total average daily traffic
  • 15,928Total average daily truck traffic
  • 400,094Total future (year 2035) average daily traffic
New bridges in Fairbanks, AK - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 101960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 121980-1989
  • 231990-1999
  • 142000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Fairbanks, AK
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fairbanks)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 812 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fairbanks, AK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 133 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 198 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 909 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fairbanks)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fairbanks)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 1,007 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 2 partial 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)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED117$197,51391$147,288300$160,57834$77,9094$188,98541$140,119
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED4$235,0384$211,50031$154,0020$00$03$245,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$200,63416$135,50489$163,18518$52,1021$2,148,00012$128,917
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN11$213,97413$128,47275$169,6576$40,5980$07$109,987
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$023$107,9398$85,8830$01$50,000
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00 , 0002.00, 0003.00, 0004.00, 0005.00, 0006.00, 0007.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 5 full and 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$165,43926$193,8790$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED2$234,2153$253,3330$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$207,5004$185,8451$273,540
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$125,8322$202,2100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0001.00 , 0002.00, 0003.00, 0004.00, 0005.00, 0006.00, 0007.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairbanks, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Fairbanks, AK - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 397. The highest number of fire incidents - 504 took place in 2011, and the least - 305 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Fairbanks, AK When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.5%), and Outside Fires (32.1%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Fairbanks, AK
    • 3,41050.5%Structure Fires
    • 2,17032.1%Outside Fires
    • 1,13116.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 410.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fairbanks, AK

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairbanks, Alaska:

  • Super 8 Motel Fairbanks, 1909 Airport Way, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 , Phone: (907) 451-8888, Fax: (907) 451-6690
  • Regency Fairbanks Hotel, 95 10TH Ave, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 , Phone: (907) 452-3200, Fax: (907) 452-6505
  • 7 Gables Inn, PO Box 80488, Fairbanks, Alaska 99708 , Phone: (907) 479-0751
  • Comfort Inn Chena River, 1908 Chena Landing Loop, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 , Phone: (907) 479-8080, Fax: (907) 479-8063
  • Extended Stay America - Fairbanks - Old Airport Way, 4580 Old Airport Way, Fairbanks, Alaska 99709 , Phone: (907) 457-2288, Fax: (907) 457-2297
  • Springhill Suites Fairbanks, 575 1st Ave, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 , Phone: (907) 451-6552, Fax: (907) 451-6553
  • Westmark Fairbanks, 813 Noble St, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 , Phone: (907) 456-7722, Fax: (907) 451-7478
  • Regency Fairbanks Hotel, 95 Tenth Ave, Fairbanks, Alaska 99701 , Phone: (907) 459-2701, Fax: (907) 452-6505
  • 6 other hotels and motels
All 14 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fairbanks, Alaska
Most common first names in Fairbanks, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John17368.3 years
Robert12767.2 years
James11965.9 years
William11270.4 years
Mary11074.8 years
Charles7771.9 years
George7074.5 years
Richard5266.1 years
Joseph5272.5 years
Helen5278.9 years
Most common last names in Fairbanks, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith4967.9 years
Johnson4272.4 years
Williams3568.9 years
Miller3072.5 years
Davis2773.5 years
Anderson2776.9 years
Thomas2373.3 years
Jones2171.8 years
Brown2169.0 years
Taylor1867.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Fairbanks, AK
  • 82.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 8.4%Utility gas
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 2.1%Electricity
  • 1.6%Other fuel
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Coal or coke
  • 1.0%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Fairbanks, AK
  • 47.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 23.6%Electricity
  • 9.7%Utility gas
  • 7.8%Other fuel
  • 5.8%No fuel used
  • 3.2%Coal or coke
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood


Fairbanks compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Fairbanks on our top lists:

  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military transient quarters for temporary residents (population 1,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: food preparation and serving related occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: accommodation and food services (population 5,000+)"
  • #99 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military barracks, etc. (population 1,000+)"
  • #9 (99703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers reporting profit/loss from business in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #17 (99703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of returns reporting salary or wage in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #25 (99703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using charity contributions deductions in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #30 (99703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest 2012 average reported profit/loss from business (pop 5,000+)"
  • #37 (99703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the smallest percentage of taxpayers using paid preparers for 2012 taxes (pop 5,000+)"
  • #85 (99703) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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