Fairbanks (zip 99701), Alaska 

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Population

17,061

-7.4% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.2%

Median Income

$55,268

Median Home Price

$202,200

Median Age

32.2

Comfort Index (Climate)

8.7 / 1.7

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Fairbanks (zip 99701), Alaska

Frontier town - East-central Alaska, north of the Alaska Range. July, June and August are the most pleasant months in the 99701 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: Fairbanks (zip 99701)
Cost of Living: 0.8% higher
Time zone: Alaska Standard Time (AST)
Elevation: 418 ft above sea level

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Fairbanks, AK Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
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

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fairbanks (zip 99701) is 7.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Fairbanks (zip 99701) jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fairbanks (zip 99701)'s cost of living is 0.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Fairbanks (zip 99701)'s Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in the 99701 zip code, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Fairbanks North Star Borough remained strongly Republican, 53.4% to 41.3%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Fairbanks (zip 99701)'s population is 17,061 people. Since 2020, it has had a population decline of 7.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 14.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fairbanks (zip 99701) is Real Estate: $202,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.8%.

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). More Education



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Housing Market in Fairbanks

It's a good time to buy in Fairbanks. Home Appreciation is up 11.8% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Fairbanks is $202,200.
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