Badger, Alaska 

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Population

19,039

+4.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$78,157

Median Home Price

$246,900

Best Places to Live in Badger, Alaska

Frontier town - East-central Alaska, north of the Alaska Range. July, June and August are the most pleasant months in Badger, while December and November are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive setting
Nearby recreation
Educated population
Cons
Bitter winters
Isolation
Entertainment
 $250,000 
2358 Keeney Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2 | 1872 SqFt
 $369,900 
3010 Rudder Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2336 SqFt
 $1,200 
1972 Tracy Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 750 SqFt

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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QUICK FACTS

City: Badger
Zip Codes: 99705
Time zone: Alaska Standard Time (AST)
Elevation: 418 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Badger is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Badger jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Badger's cost of living is 13.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Badger's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in Badger, while December and November are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Fairbanks North Star Borough voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Badger's population is 19,039 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.9%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25.3 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Badger is $246,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.9%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Badger 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 Badger. More Education



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ZIP CODES IN BADGER, ALASKA
99705

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$250,000
2358 Keeney Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$369,900
3010 Rudder Ct
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$1,200
1972 Tracy Ave
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$299,999
3216 Lew Meyers Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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2225 Badger Rd
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