Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population 2020

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 95,133 with a growth rate of -1.77% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska is the 4th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 98,264 and has seen a growth of -3.19% since this time.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
202095,133-1,716-1.77%
201996,849-1,716-1.74%
201898,565-1,110-1.11%
201799,675-958-0.95%
2016100,6339971.00%
201599,6363820.38%
201499,254-1,679-1.66%
2013100,9336220.62%
2012100,3112,1912.23%
201198,120-144-0.15%
201098,26420,54426.43%
199077,72023,73743.97%
198053,9838,11917.70%
197045,8642,4525.65%
196043,4120.00%
2020 Growth Rate
-1.77%
State
County Seat
2010 Population
98264
Growth (since 2010)
-3.19%
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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White74,72275.42%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,8497.92%
Two or More Races7,2397.31%
Black or African American4,4124.45%
Asian3,2073.24%
Some Other Race1,1061.12%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5370.54%
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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population by Race

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Median Age

31.3


Total

30.5


Male

32


Female

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 75,129 adults, (9,699 of whom are seniors) in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

51.4

Age Dependency Ratio

14.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

45,655

46.08%

Male

53,417

53.92%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Population by Age

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

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married69.5%30.5%
Male62.4%37.6%
All58.9%41.1%
Female46%54%
Non Family45.6%54.4%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,1882.6258.9
Married18,5413.2369.5
Non Family12,3661.3745.6
Female3,0603.646
Male2,2213.0962.4

3.15

Average Family Size

2.62

Average Household Size

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,2311.99%
9th to 12th Grade2,1753.52%
High School Graduate13,99322.63%
Some College19,21031.06%
Associates Degree5,8359.43%
Bachelors Degree11,74118.98%
Graduate Degree7,66112.39%
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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White46,15144,29015,916
Native American4,2843,604678
Hispanic3,9313,656599
Multiple Races2,9192,663820
Black2,6822,522637
Asian2,2581,914810
Other Race646646115
Islander2222227

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 35.87%.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,053$60,170$37,332
Less Than High School$32,027$34,444$31,250
High School Grad$40,211$44,714$30,052
Some College$48,422$62,794$35,429
Bachelors Degree$50,448$61,781$40,581
Graduate Degree$76,689$86,178$64,255

$49,053

Average Earnings

$60,170

Average Male

$37,332

Average Female

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Language by Age

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Language

89.97% of Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 10.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.15% of the population.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Language

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White66,9744,3986.57%
Multiple6,9231,00114.46%
Native7,5361,00013.27%
Hispanic7,39191912.43%
Black3,7763138.29%
Asian2,9441615.47%
Other1,097605.47%
Islander486408.23%

7.99%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.81%

Male Poverty Rate

9.31%

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 Multiple, with 14.46% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska is Asian, with 5.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.60%.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School13.36%
High School11.87%
Some College4.94%
Bachelors or Greater2.80%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.86%
Female Unemployed22.72%
Female Employed6.22%
Male Employed2.54%

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

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,992$96,615
Families$89,993$109,186
Married Families$98,870$119,487
Non Families$51,299$66,208
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Income by Household Type

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.4%

Male Marriage Rate

55.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Marital Status

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11,305

Number of Veterans

9,215

Male Veterans

2,090

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5,677
First Gulf War3,860
Vietnam2,636
Korea232
World War II54

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 543,879
18 to 342,912
55 to 642,075
65 to 741,894
75+545

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,93916.87%
Black1,16539.69%
Hispanic99921.92%
2 or More55614.54%
Indian2695.08%
Asian2058.80%
Other15218.81%
Hawaiian198.33%

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

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4.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.38%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.9%

Employment Rate

6.5%

Unemployment Rate

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Employment by Race

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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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32.42%

Born in Alaska

94.63%

Native Born

5.37%

Foreign Born

2.14%

Non Citizen

3.22%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.63% of Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 32.42% having been born in Alaska. 2.14% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska Place of Birth

  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

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