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Population (year 2000): 30,224. Estimated population in July 2005: 31,324 (+3.6% change)
Males: 15,501 (51.3%), Females: 14,723 (48.7%)

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Median resident age: 27.6 years
Median household income: $40,577 (year 2000)
Median house value: $126,400 (year 2000)

Fairbanks, AK residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Fairbanks:

  • White Non-Hispanic (64.2%)
  • American Indian (13.3%)
  • Black (11.2%)
  • Two or more races (6.6%)
  • Hispanic (6.1%)
  • Other race (2.4%)
  • Korean (0.9%)
  • Filipino (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander (0.5%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (16.1%), Irish (11.0%), English (8.6%), United States (5.9%), Norwegian (3.9%), Italian (3.6%).Alaska

Elevation: 440 feet

Land area: 31.9 square miles

Fairbanks,

For population 25 years and over in Fairbanks

  • High school or higher: 88.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 12.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fairbanks city

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 3.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

5.1% Foreign born (2.5% Asia, 1.1% Europe, 0.8% Latin America, 0.5% North America).

Population change in the 1990s: -872 (-2.8%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: AK Anchorage, (288.4 miles )

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Nearest cities: AK College, (7.0 miles AK (10.5 miles Fox, AK Ester, (17.4 miles Pole, AK North (26.4 miles Creek, AK (39.8 miles Moose AFB, AK (42.1 miles Eielson Rivers, AK Two (43.1 miles AK (53.8 miles Salcha,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 12 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1997: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1998: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2003: 12 buildings, average cost: $91,800
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $91,800

Latitude: 64.84 N, Longitude: 147.73 W

Area code: 907

Fairbanks, Alaska business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (22.6%), Retail trade (13.9%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.4%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +11,071 (+36.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,294 (79.9%)

Crime in Fairbanks by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 3 3 4 2
    per 100,000 6.6 9.9 9.9 13.2 6.6
Rapes 60 56 37 42 54
    per 100,000 198.5 185.3 122.4 139.0 178.7
Robberies 39 30 33 42 46
    per 100,000 129.0 99.3 109.2 139.0 152.2
Assaults 105 125 211 201 129
    per 100,000 347.4 413.6 698.1 665.0 426.8
Burglaries 195 207 226 271 224
    per 100,000 645.2 684.9 747.8 896.6 741.1
Thefts 1,083 974 964 1,158 1,134
    per 100,000 3583.2 3222.6 3189.5 3831.4 3752.0
Auto thefts 196 202 132 132 145
    per 100,000 648.5 668.3 436.7 436.7 479.8
434.6 426.8 446.1 494.5 449.4

Average climate in Fairbanks, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Kinzey Reeves - College basketball player (St. Peter's Peacocks), Kyle Bailey - College basketball player (Santa Clara Broncos), Michael Anthony Stepovich.


Hospital/medical center in Fairbanks:
  • FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1650 COWLES STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fairbanks:
  • VALLEY HOSPITAL (about 241 miles; PALMER, AK)
  • VALDEZ COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 275 miles; VALDEZ, AK)
  • PROVIDENCE ALASKA MEDICAL CENTER (about 283 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fairbanks:
  • WAINWRIGHT AAF (about 9 miles; FAIRBANKS/FT WAINWRIGHT, AK; ID: FBK)
  • FAIRBANKS INTL (about 9 miles; FAIRBANKS, AK; ID: FAI)
  • EIELSON AFB (about 46 miles; FAIRBANKS, AK; ID: EIL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fairbanks:
  • CHENA RIVER (about 8 miles; FAIRBANKS, AK; ID: 2Z5)
  • BRADLEY SKY-RANCH (about 25 miles; NORTH POLE, AK; ID: 95Z)
  • LIVENGOOD CAMP (about 79 miles; LIVENGOOD, AK; ID: 4AK)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police - Other 15 $59,476 $47,580 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 44 $246,204 $67,146 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 5 $22,072 $52,972 0 $0
Financial Administration 6 $19,860 $39,720 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $35,086 $46,781 6 $2,400
Housing and Community Development(Local) 11 $48,632 $53,053 0 $0
Fire - Other 2 $5,798 $34,788 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $26,128 $62,707 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 12 $51,574 $51,574 0 $0
Firefighters 39 $215,314 $66,250 0 $0
Streets and Highways 35 $172,706 $59,213 0 $0
Totals for Government 183 $902,850 $59,203 6 $2,400
Colleges/Universities in Fairbanks:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS (Full-time enrollment: 5,034; Location: SIGNERS HALL; Public; Website: www.uaf.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • NEW CONCEPTS BEAUTY SCHOOL INC (FT enrollment: 25; Location: 3677 COLLEGE RD STE 4; Private, for-profit)
  • SST TRAVEL SCHOOLS OF ALASKA-FAIRBANKS (Location: 100 CUSHMAN STE 309; Private, for-profit)
  • ASBESTOS REMOVAL SPECIALISTS OF ALASKA INC (Location: 3049 DAVIS ROAD; Private, for-profit)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION (Location: 910 YUKON DR; Public; Website: info.alaska.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fairbanks:
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA ANCHORAGE (about 289 miles; ANCHORAGE, AK; Full-time enrollment: 9,453)
  • PENINSULA COLLEGE (about 2038 miles; PORT ANGELES, WA; FT enrollment: 2,374)
  • WESTERN WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY (about 2067 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 11,889)
  • WHATCOM COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 2069 miles; BELLINGHAM, WA; FT enrollment: 2,656)
  • SKAGIT VALLEY COLLEGE (about 2087 miles; MT VERNON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,420)
  • OLYMPIC COLLEGE (about 2103 miles; BREMERTON, WA; FT enrollment: 3,889)
  • EVERGREEN STATE COLLEGE (about 2103 miles; OLYMPIA, WA; FT enrollment: 3,749)
Public high schools in Fairbanks:
  • WEST VALLEY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,372; Location: 3800 GIEST ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • LATHROP HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,355; Location: 901 AIRPORT WAY; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HOWARD LUKE ACADEMY (Students: 111; Location: 601 LOFTUS RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • HUTCHISON CAREER CENTER (Location: 3750 GEIST ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high schools in Fairbanks:
  • MONROE CATHOLIC HIGH SCH (Students: 213; Location: 615 MONROE STREET; Grades: 7 - 12)
  • FAR NORTH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 122; Location: 1110 20TH STREET; Grades: KG - 12)
  • FRONTIER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 19; Location: 946 COWLES STREET STE 210; Grades: 9 - 12)
Biggest public primary/middle schools in Fairbanks:
  • INTERIOR DISTANCE EDUCATION OF AK (IDEA) (Students: 3,769; Location: 609 2ND AVENUE; Grades: PK - 12)
  • RAVEN CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL (Students: 1,041; Location: 4762 OLD AIRPORT WAY; Grades: KG - 12)
  • TANANA MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 600 TRAINOR GATE ROAD; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • UNIVERSITY PARK ELEMENTARY (Students: 516; Location: 554 LOFTUS ROAD; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RYAN MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 507; Location: 951 AIRPORT WAY; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • WELLER ELEMENTARY (Students: 507; Location: 635 ELEMENTARY DRIVE; Grades: PK - 06)
  • TICASUK BROWN ELEMENTARY (Students: 496; Location: 785 LAKLOEY DRIVE; Grades: KG - 06)
  • LADD ELEMENTARY (Students: 491; Location: 601 F STREET; Grades: PK - 06)
  • RANDY SMITH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 478; Location: 1401 BAINBRIDGE; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • BADGER ROAD ELEMENTARY (Students: 468; Location: 2301 BROADWAY ROAD, NORTH POLE; Grades: PK - 06)
Private primary/middle schools in Fairbanks:
  • IMMACULATE CONCEPTION SCHOOL (Students: 234; Location: 715 MONROE STREET; Grades: KG - 6)
  • FAIRHILL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 129; Location: 101 CITY LIGHTS BLVD; Grades: KG - 8)
  • FAIRBANKS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 120; Location: 2014 30TH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • FAIRBANKS SDA SCHOOL (Students: 16; Location: PO BOX 82997; Grades: 1 - 9)
Library in Fairbanks:
  • FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $3,629,653; Location: 1215 COWLES STREET; 269,957 books; 9,680 audio materials; 8,804 video materials; 585 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Chena River Campground (A).

Cemeteries: Clay Street Cemetery (1), Birch Hill Cemetery (2).

Lake: Monterey Lake (A).

Creeks: Clear Creek (A), Columbia Creek (B), Isabella Creek (C), Wigwam Creek (D).

Parks in Fairbanks include: Alaskaland (1), Glass Park (2), Kiwanis Park (3), Bentley Park (4), Growden Memorial Park (5).


Fairbanks compared to Alaska state average:
  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
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)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KUDO (1080 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CHINOOK CONCERT BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTZN (550 AM; 5 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
Strongest FM radio stations in Fairbanks:
  • K203CT (88.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUWL (103.9 FM; COLLEGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWLF (98.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KKED (104.7 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KAKQ-FM (101.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • 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)
  • 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:
  • KATN (Channel 2; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTVF (Channel 11; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, 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)

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