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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Nearby recreation
-Educated population

Cons

-Bitter winters
-Isolation
-Entertainment


What Bert Has To Say About Fairbanks Metro Area


Fairbanks, a low, sprawling frontier town along the Chena River, supports a huge land area. As a crossroads of major highways and the northern terminus of the Alaska Railroad, Fairbanks plays a significant role as a transportation center and commerce headquarters for most of the northern half of the state. Additionally, the area serves as a military, education and health center for the region; the University of Alaska-Fairbanks is a large employer. Mining, forest products, the Alaska Pipeline, and tourism drive the economy and recent job growth has been fairly healthy.

Highlights


Frontier town - East-central Alaska, north of the Alaska Range See Local Real Estate
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City: North Pole
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Time zone: Alaska Standard Time (AST)
Elevation: 418 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About North Pole


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in North Pole is 5.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. North Pole jobs have Decreased by 0.45 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, North Pole's cost of living is 20.60% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare North Pole's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    North Pole's population is 2,189 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 50.34 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 28 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in North Pole is $208,700. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 12.02%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    North Pole public schools spend $18,069 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in North Pole. Learn more...

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  12/12/2015
winter clothing

at times it is well below zero where do people buy their winter clothing and do schools close when the weather is to... (Read More)

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  11/29/2009
North Pole Alaska

Our winter normally starts in september and ends mid april with brake-up. This is when the ice and snow goes away for the spring to come. We will get the coldest winter... (Read More)

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  5/12/2009
Beautiful Interior Alaska

I have lived in Alaska for 14 years now. The first 2 were in Anchorage. Anchorage and its surroundings are gorgeous, but I prefer the solitude of Fairbanks and... (Read More)

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