Fairbanks North Star Borough


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Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska

809 Pioneer Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Phone: (907) 459-1000
Fax: (907) 459-1224
www.co.fairbanks.ak.us

In east-central AK. Name Origin: Formerly called the Fairbanks Division, for the city.

Area (sq mi):: 7444.02 (land 7366.24; water 77.78) Population per square mile: 11.90
Population 2005: 87,560 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 82,840 (White 76.00%; Black or African American 5.80%; Hispanic or Latino 4.20%; Asian 2.10%; Other 14.30%). Foreign born: 4.00%. Median age: 29.50
Income 2000: per capita $21,553; median household $49,076; Population below poverty level: 7.80% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $27,842-$30,583
Unemployment (2004): 6.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 17.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 2.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fairbanks County seat (30,435)

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