Fairbanks, AK 99712 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99712: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fairbanks, AK 99712

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 24
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,071
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
  • Borough: Fairbanks North Star Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 64.892, Longitude -147.415
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fairbanks, AK 99712 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,683
Daytime Population: Workers 1,422
Daytime Population: Residents 6,215
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 7,637
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.52
Population in Households 14,681
Population in Familes 11,816
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 35


Median Household Income $78,141
Average Household Income $100,292
Per Capita Income $39,369


Total Housing Units 6,609 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,606 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,157 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 846 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $271,627
Average Home Value $287,022


Total Households 5,763
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 3,835
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.71% 0.48%
Households 0.64% 0.42%
Families 0.4% 0.26%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.6%

Fairbanks, AK 99712 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99712 to the other 232 ZIP Codes in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 20 92nd
Population Density # 66 72nd
Diversity Index # 125 47th
Median Household Income # 23 91st
Per Capita Income # 25 90th

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