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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

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Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018)

Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 98,971
People
Population
Population estimates, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 98,971
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2018) 97,585
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2018, (V2018) 1.4%
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 97,581
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
7.6%
Persons under 18 years, percent
24.1%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
10.3%
Female persons, percent
46.1%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
75.7%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
5.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
7.9%
Asian alone, percent(a)
3.5%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Two or More Races, percent
6.9%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
8.4%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
69.3%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2013-2017 11,116
Foreign born persons, percent, 2013-2017 5.1%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018) 44,300
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2013-2017 59.0%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2013-2017 $230,600
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2013-2017 $1,852
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2013-2017 $620
Median gross rent, 2013-2017 $1,272
Building permits, 2018 13
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2013-2017 36,396
Persons per household, 2013-2017 2.63
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2013-2017 77.1%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2013-2017 10.6%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2013-2017 93.8%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2013-2017 82.0%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 94.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2013-2017 33.1%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2013-2017 8.6%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
13.2%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.0%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2013-2017 65.7%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 255,345
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 746,883
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,941,169
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 413,499
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)(c) 1,732,505
Total retail sales per capita, 2012(c) $17,278
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2013-2017 18.9
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $76,250
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2017 dollars), 2013-2017 $35,328
Persons in poverty, percent
7.4%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2016 2,466
Total employment, 2016 27,962
Total annual payroll, 2016 ($1,000) 1,429,529
Total employment, percent change, 2015-2016 1.0%
Total nonemployer establishments, 2017 5,825
All firms, 2012 7,301
Men-owned firms, 2012 3,581
Women-owned firms, 2012 2,470
Minority-owned firms, 2012 920
Nonminority-owned firms, 2012 5,902
Veteran-owned firms, 2012 892
Nonveteran-owned firms, 2012 5,936
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2010 13.3
Land area in square miles, 2010 7,338.21
FIPS Code 02090
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Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

Some estimates presented here come from sample data, and thus have sampling errors that may render some apparent differences between geographies statistically indistinguishable. Click the Quick Info icon to the left of each row in TABLE view to learn about sampling error.

The vintage year (e.g., V2018) refers to the final year of the series (2010 thru 2018). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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