Population density (sq mi)1,025191
Median age27.733.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.2:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)49%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%48%43%
Speak English83%84%79%
Speak Spanish6%4%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Fairbanks is 102390% higher than Alaska
  • The median age in Fairbanks is 18% lower than Alaska
  • In Fairbanks 66.34% of the population is White
  • In Fairbanks 8.50% of the population is Black
  • In Fairbanks 4.83% of the population is Asian

Compare Fairbanks, AK Demographics


      Fairbanks population breakdown by race

      American Indian7.32%14.06%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian1.31%1.20%0.18%
      Mixed race10.01%8.46%3.06%
      Other race1.69%1.34%4.75%
      In Fairbanks, 11.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Fairbanks age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Fairbanks, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).