Fairbanks, Alaska

Population 32,021

Fairbanks is located in Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK. The population is 32,021, making Fairbanks the largest city in Fairbanks North Star Borough and the 2nd largest city in the state of Alaska.

There are 30 public schools in Fairbanks with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Fairbanks is high , and there are 139 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Fairbanks is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Fairbanks property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Fairbanks include South Van Horn, College and Farmers Loop.

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School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 8.4%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 66%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.6%

Crime Rate

50.9% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 584
  • Violent Crimes: 784
  • Robbery: 165
  • Burglary: 518
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

68.81% Higher than national avg.
  • 139 offenders in Fairbanks
  • 43.41 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,025 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 4
  • Registered Polluters: 7
  • Superfunds: 40
  • Tanks & Spills: 974


Moderate 3.8%
  • Alaska unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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30 Public Schools view public schools

There are 30 K-12 public schools in Fairbanks, AK and 6 private schools. Homefacts rates Fairbanks's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

139 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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2 Building Permits View All

  • In 2008, the city of Fairbanks, AK issued 2 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2007, the city of Fairbanks, AK issued 9 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $922
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,051
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,388
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,973
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,378

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Environmental Hazards

1025 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (98/129)
    Fairbanks, AK has 75.97% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Fairbanks, AK is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index LOW 1.62 Average
    Fairbanks, AK is a low risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January -13.52°
  • February 0.58°
  • March 11.87°
  • April 31.22°
  • May 51.5°
  • June 61.54°
  • July 62.78°
  • August 56.64°
  • September 47.33°
  • October 24.5°
  • November 0.75°
  • December 4.43°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Fairbanks, AK

Fairbanks, AK has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Fairbanks, AK has no risk of hurricanes.
Fairbanks, AK has a very low risk of hail storms.
Fairbanks, AK has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Fairbanks, AK: $56,306


Unemployment in Fairbanks is 3.8%. It is higher than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 42.23%
White Collar - 57.77%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Walker
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski
  • Sen. Daniel Sullivan

City Representatives

  • Don Young

Neighborhood Info

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