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Fairbanks Alaska Household Income

The Census ACS 1-year survey reports that the median household income for the Fairbanks Alaska metro area was $77,328 in 2016, the latest figures available. Fairbanks median household income is $888 higher than the median Alaska household income and $19,711 greater than the US median household income. 2017 metro income data (including Fairbanks median household income) will be released in September of 2018. Median family and per capita income for Fairbanks are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $57,617 +2.01% +7.02%
Alaska $76,440 +2.91% +2.70%
Fairbanks $77,328 +4.64% +8.59%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Fairbanks is $77,328. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $78,988 and is now $1,660 (2.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $66,915 in 2010, real median household income for Fairbanks has now grown by $10,413 (15.56%).

Real Median Household Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2016 $57,617 $76,440 $77,328
2015 $56,480 $74,282 $73,897
2014 $54,398 $72,572 $70,784
2013 $53,838 $74,433 $71,214
2012 $53,701 $70,783 $69,557
2011 $53,879 $72,360 $70,328
2010 $55,093 $71,088 $66,915
2009 $56,180 $74,897 $78,988
2008 $58,000 $76,317 $77,034
2007 $58,736 $74,471 $75,622
2006 $57,677 $70,702 $70,035
2005 $56,832 $69,112 $69,513

Fairbanks Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fairbanks was $86,950 in 2016. Compared to the median Alaska family income, Fairbanks median family income is $1,654 lower. As with the median household income data, 2017 family income data for Fairbanks will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Median Family Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $71,062 +2.81% +7.71%
Alaska $88,604 +1.30% +0.71%
Fairbanks $86,950 -2.66% -7.65%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Fairbanks is $86,950. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $97,590 and is now $10,640 (10.90%) lower. From a post peak low of $75,094 in 2011, real median family income for Fairbanks has now grown by $11,856 (15.79%).

Real Median Family Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2016 $71,062 $88,604 $86,950
2015 $69,122 $87,467 $89,325
2014 $66,820 $83,444 $83,371
2013 $65,977 $87,981 $94,150
2012 $65,363 $83,858 $85,025
2011 $65,564 $80,854 $75,094
2010 $66,721 $84,723 $81,207
2009 $68,329 $89,418 $97,590
2008 $70,638 $88,669 $91,937
2007 $70,813 $84,347 $80,292
2006 $69,670 $83,176 $83,062
2005 $68,618 $82,447 $83,034

Fairbanks Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fairbanks was $31,778 in 2016. Compared to the median Alaska per capita income, Fairbanks median per capita income is $2,409 lower. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2017 per capita income data for Fairbanks will be released in September of 2018.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2016 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $31,128 +2.54% +7.19%
Alaska $34,187 -1.72% +2.17%
Fairbanks $31,778 -6.47% -0.10%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Fairbanks is $31,778. Real per capita income peaked in 2012 at $34,499 and is now $2,721 (7.89%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2016 $31,128 $34,187 $31,778
2015 $30,358 $34,786 $33,977
2014 $29,288 $33,519 $34,063
2013 $29,041 $33,461 $31,811
2012 $28,558 $33,336 $34,499
2011 $28,494 $33,505 $32,046
2010 $28,687 $33,684 $31,569
2009 $29,542 $33,005 $31,861
2008 $30,755 $34,753 $33,446
2007 $30,894 $33,444 $32,353
2006 $30,078 $32,045 $29,707
2005 $30,768 $32,335 $30,912