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Fairbanks (zip 99701), Alaska   Add Favorite    0 Reviews | Review This Place




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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.


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Highlights


  • Profile: Frontier town
  • Time zone: Alaska Standard Time
  • Elevation: 418
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Fairbanks
  • Zip Codes: Fairbanks (zip 99701)

Quick Facts About Fairbanks


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Fairbanks (zip 99701) is 6.70 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Fairbanks (zip 99701) jobs have Decreased by 0.45 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Fairbanks (zip 99701)'s cost of living is 14.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Fairbanks (zip 99701)'s population is 18,575 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 4.13 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 14 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Fairbanks (zip 99701) is $172,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 11.37%.
    SCHOOLS
    Fairbanks (zip 99701) 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 Fairbanks (zip 99701).

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It's a good time to buy in Fairbanks. Home Appreciation is up 3.0% in the last 12 months. Browse Fairbanks Real Estate.
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