Living in Fairbanks, AK

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Fairbanks, Alaska Info Snack

Population
31,551
Unemployment
7.7%
Poverty
11.0%
Median Home
$211,500
Median Income
$62,602
Median Rent
$1,388

Fairbanks SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
10

Fairbanks, AK Crime Report

1,600
Total Crimes
5,080.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
105.13%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fairbanks
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 1,600 5,080.5 3,777.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 247 784.3 867.1 366.7
Murder 3 9.5 9.4 5.0
Robbery 52 165.1 112.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 159 504.9 596.0 250.2
Property Crime 1,353 4,296.2 2,910.8 2,109.9
Burglary 163 517.6 487.1 340.5
Larceny 1,006 3,194.4 2,066.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 184 584.3 357.7 219.9

Fairbanks, AK Cost Of Living

127
Fairbanks's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Fairbanks Alaska National Average
Overall 127 128 100
Services 115 112 100
Groceries 125 137 100
Health 155 147 100
Housing 116 135 100
Transportation 113 120 100
Utilities 209 147 100

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Rankings for Fairbanks in Alaska

Map Of Fairbanks, AK

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Population over time in Fairbanks

Year Population % Change
2019 31,551 -0.4%
2018 31,677 -0.6%
2017 31,853 -2.2%
2016 32,578 1.2%
2015 32,193 0.3%
2014 32,100 0.7%
2013 31,891 0.7%
2012 31,656 0.6%
2011 31,467 0.9%
2010 31,178 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fairbanks

White
60.2% (18,984)
African American
8.2% (2,588)
American Indian
8.4% (2,648)
Asian
4.3% (1,358)
Hawaiian
0.4% (137)
Other
0.4% (134)
Two Or More
8.1% (2,559)
Hispanic
10.0% (3,143)
Race Fairbanks AK USA
White 60.2% 60.6% 60.7%
African American 8.2% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 8.4% 14.4% 0.7%
Asian 4.3% 6.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.4% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.1% 7.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 10.0% 7.0% 18.0%

Gender in Fairbanks

Female
46.6% (14,703)
Male
53.4% (16,847)
Gender Fairbanks AK USA
Female 46.6% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 53.4% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fairbanks for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (946)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (1,577)
High School / GED
26.0% (8,203)
Some College
31.0% (9,780)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (2,524)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (5,679)
Master's Degree
6.0% (1,893)
Professional Degree
2.0% (631)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (315)
Education Fairbanks AK USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 26.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 31.0% 27.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 18.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fairbanks, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.6% (113,532)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.7% (117,597)
$15,000 to $24,999
6.8% (215,740)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.2% (322,304)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.9% (376,893)
$50,000 to $74,999
21.0% (661,740)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.4% (421,899)
$100,000 to $149,999
19.0% (598,150)
$150,000 to $199,999
5.1% (161,152)
$200,000 or more
5.3% (166,088)
Income Fairbanks AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.6% 4.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.7% 2.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 6.8% 6.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.2% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.9% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 21.0% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.4% 14.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 19.0% 19.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 5.1% 9.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 5.3% 8.6% 7.7%

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