Fairbanks North Star Borough AK Information

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Fairbanks North Star Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Fairbanks North Star Borough AK Housing Affordability Index is 154
State of Alaska Housing Affordability Index is 124
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Fairbanks North Star Borough AK Wealth Index is 106
State of Alaska Wealth Index is 106
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 106,173
Population in Households 101,264
Population in Families 79,875
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,909
Population Density 15
Diversity Index1 53
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $79,145
Average Household Income $98,127
Per Capita Income $36,800
Wealth Index3 106

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 45,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,063 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,037 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,546 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $235,778
Housing Affordability Index2 154
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 39,100
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 25,134
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.92% 0.59%
Households 0.76% 0.53%
Families 0.63% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   1.75%

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Fairbanks North Star Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fairbanks North Star Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 3 93rd
Population Density # 2 97th
Diversity Index # 15 52nd
Median Household Income # 6 83rd
Per Capita Income # 8 76th

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