Fairbanks employment information

Income per capita$27,620$33,129$28,555
Median household income$55,778$71,829$53,482
Median income owner occupied$76,947$88,221$68,142
Median income renter occupied$43,772$48,624$33,219
Median earnings male$33,069$42,923$36,116
Median earnings female$25,886$30,441$25,692
Unemployment rate6.6%5.7%5.8%
Poverty level13.1%10.1%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Fairbanks is 3% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Fairbanks is 4% higher than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Fairbanks is 13% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Fairbanks is 16% lower than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Fairbanks median earnings by income bracket

Fairbanks employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.5%2.6%
Manufacturing sector1.9%0.7%
Financial & insurance services1.2%1.8%
Wholesale & retail services15.9%17.0%
Public administration14.1%9.7%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities9.2%3.9%
Education, health & social services12.5%35.4%

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Badger, AK21,175$78,15746%
Fairbanks, AK32,100$55,7784%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Pikesville, MD32,125$74,54439%
Cooper City, FL32,058$91,28571%
Four Corners, FL32,154$48,8839%
Tooele, UT32,164$56,3705%
Fort Hood, TX32,177$42,60320%
Fairbanks, AK32,100$55,7784%
Source: The Fairbanks, AK employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.