Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population 2018

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 99,703 with a growth rate of -0.89% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska is the 3rd largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201799,703-899-0.89%
2016100,6024520.45%
2016100,1505070.51%
201599,6433350.34%
201499,308-1,590-1.58%
2013100,8985440.54%
2012100,3542,2182.26%
201198,136-140-0.14%
201098,27620,55626.45%
199077,72023,73743.97%
198053,9838,11917.70%
197045,8642,4525.65%
196043,4120.00%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White76,617
Two or More Races8,247
American Indian and Alaska Native6,547
Black or African American4,183
Asian3,037
Some Other Race925
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander594

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Median Age

30.7


Total

29.8


Male

31.7


Female

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 75,613 adults, (7,812 of which are seniors) in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

11.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

46,376

46.31%

Male

53,774

53.69%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married71.3%28.7%
All59.5%40.5%
Male54.2%45.8%
Non Family46.8%53.2%
Female46.4%53.6%

59.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All35,3032.7259.5
Married17,8523.3771.3
Non Family13,0301.446.8
Female2,8794.0646.4
Male1,5423.7354.2

3.36

Average Family Size

2.72

Average Household Size

7.4%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Households

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Education

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,0441.71%
9th to 12th Grade2,3893.90%
High School Graduate13,58722.19%
Some College18,16029.66%
Associates Degree5,6109.16%
Bachelors Degree12,67520.70%
Graduate Degree7,75612.67%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,80045,07617,238
Native American3,7723,081643
Hispanic3,5893,207582
Multiple Races2,9492,751891
Black2,4612,203466
Asian2,0121,657677
Other Race53353341
Islander29426632

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 36.83%.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$45,048$53,807$36,939
Less Than High School$29,068$35,079$27,636
High School Grad$35,793$41,868$25,250
Some College$43,387$53,791$35,220
Bachelors Degree$50,064$62,256$40,191
Graduate Degree$69,375$74,877$64,718

$45,048

Average Earnings

$53,807

Average Male

$36,939

Average Female

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Language

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Language by Age

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Language

89.41% of Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 10.59% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.49% of the population.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Poverty

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White69,5564,0455.82%
Multiple7,8391,03313.18%
Native6,1201,00816.47%
Hispanic6,74887612.98%
Black3,71145512.26%
Asian2,8012639.39%
Other85912214.20%
Islander54971.28%

7.76%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.59%

Male Poverty Rate

9.06%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska is Native, with 16.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska is Islander, with 1.28% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.05%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.27%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.98%.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School23.62%
High School9.32%
Some College4.14%
Bachelors or Greater3.12%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed20.43%
Female Unemployed19.41%
Female Employed4.66%
Male Employed3.83%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Income

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$73,831$89,903
Families$88,869$104,733
Married Families$96,911$115,637
Non Families$46,071$60,203

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.7%

Male Marriage Rate

53.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

10,973

Number of Veterans

9,194

Male Veterans

1,779

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War4,546
First Gulf War3,795
Vietnam2,833
Korea234
World War II147

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 543,840
55 to 642,568
18 to 342,490
65 to 741,419
75+656

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White9,22116.85%
Black80029.55%
2 or More60413.52%
Hispanic55313.94%
Indian1844.21%
Asian1044.67%
Hawaiian3911.54%
Other213.35%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

2.21%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.61%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Employment Status

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

73.8%

Labor Force Participation

60.3%

Employment Rate

8.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Employment by Race

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Fairbanks315153275112363.92%
North Pole212222321105.18%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990