Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Population 2022

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska's estimated population is 91,701 with a growth rate of -1.84% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska is the 4th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 98,264 and has seen a growth of -6.68% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
196043,4120.00%
197045,8642,4525.65%
198053,9838,11917.70%
199077,72023,73743.97%
201098,26420,54426.43%
201198,120-144-0.15%
2012100,3112,1912.23%
2013100,9336220.62%
201499,254-1,679-1.66%
201599,6363820.38%
2016100,6339971.00%
201799,675-958-0.95%
201898,565-1,110-1.11%
201996,849-1,716-1.74%
202095,133-1,716-1.77%
202193,417-1,716-1.80%
202291,701-1,716-1.84%
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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White72,75773.90%
Black or African American4,6284.70%
American Indian and Alaska Native7,6157.73%
Asian3,2193.27%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander5580.57%
Some Other Race1,6511.68%
Two or More Races8,0278.15%
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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Population by Race

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Median Age

31.5


Total

30.7


Male

32.2


Female

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Adults

There are 74,747 adults, (10,268 of whom are seniors) in Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska.

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

15.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

45,346

46.06%

Male

53,109

53.94%

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Population by Age

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

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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married68.2%31.8%
Male62.3%37.7%
All58.9%41.1%
Non Family47.9%52.1%
Female41.7%58.3%

58.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All36,1992.658.9
Married19,0273.2268.2
Male1,9763.0162.3
Female2,8683.4141.7
Non Family12,3281.3947.9

3.13

Average Family Size

2.6

Average Household Size

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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1,3202.14%
9th to 12th Grade2,1053.41%
High School Graduate14,86324.08%
Some College17,56628.46%
Associates Degree5,9169.58%
Bachelors Degree11,62518.83%
Graduate Degree8,32913.49%
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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White45,65043,62516,367
2+ Races3,1762,997988
Asian2,2511,990666
Black2,8522,667590
Hispanic3,9783,772817
Native American4,2653,589674
Other Race760760110
Islander2602607

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 white people with a rate of 35.85%.

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$49,382$60,222$39,442
Less Than 9th Grade$31,424$36,250$30,093
High School Graduate$41,348$47,238$32,166
Some College$47,558$57,802$38,571
Bachelors Degree$50,507$65,089$35,076
Graduate Degree$77,694$89,150$65,472

$49,382

Average Earnings

$60,222

Average Male

$39,442

Average Female

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Language by Age

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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Language

89.99% of Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 10.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.23% of the population.

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Language

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native7,30887812.01%
Black4,05543210.65%
Hispanic7,4857009.35%
Multiple7,6946989.07%
Islander518366.95%
White65,3293,6215.54%
Asian2,999892.97%
Other54NaN%

6.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.66%

Male Poverty Rate

7.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska is Native, with 12.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.27%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.76%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.54%.

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.88%
High School10.01%
Some College4.32%
Bachelors or Greater2.06%

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.95%
Male Unemployed17.69%
Female Employed4.34%
Female Unemployed17.07%

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

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$76,464$98,769
Families$89,208$111,203
Married Families$98,679$120,410
Non Families$54,353$69,491
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Income by Household Type

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

52.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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Fairbanks North Star County, 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 County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Marital Status

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11,188

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War5,345
First Gulf War3,577
Vietnam2,677
Korea200
World War II44

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 342,423
35 to 543,844
55 to 642,241
65 to 742,100
75+580

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8,93817.29%
Black78626.19%
Native American4238.37%
Asian1856.84%
Islander5520.68%
Other Race21221.24%
2+ Races58914.41%
Hispanic89919.76%

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Veterans by Race

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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5.24%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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71.1%

Labor Force Participation

57.7%

Employment Rate

7.1%

Unemployment Rate

Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Employment by Age

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Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska Employment by Race

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Fairbanks North Star County, 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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31.87%

Born in Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska

95.01%

Native Born

4.99%

Foreign Born

2.19%

Non Citizen

2.80%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.01% of Fairbanks North Star County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 31.87% having been born in Alaska. 2.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Fairbanks North Star County, 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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