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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 $76,747 in 2017, the latest figures available. Fairbanks median household income is $3,566 higher than the median Alaska household income and $16,411 greater than the US median household income. 2018 metro income data (including Fairbanks median household income) will be released in September of 2019. Median family and per capita income for Fairbanks are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $60,336 +2.51% +8.49%
Alaska $73,181 -6.28% -1.36%
Fairbanks $76,747 -2.84% +6.06%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Fairbanks is $76,747. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $80,870 and is now $4,123 (5.10%) lower. From a post peak low of $68,487 in 2010, real median household income for Fairbanks has now grown by $8,260 (12.06%).

Real Median Household Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2017 $60,336 $73,181 $76,747
2016 $58,856 $78,084 $78,991
2015 $57,709 $75,899 $75,506
2014 $55,613 $74,192 $72,365
2013 $55,072 $76,138 $72,845
2012 $54,948 $72,426 $71,172
2011 $55,162 $74,084 $72,003
2010 $56,388 $72,759 $68,487
2009 $57,519 $76,682 $80,870
2008 $59,382 $78,135 $78,869
2007 $60,135 $76,245 $77,423
2006 $59,051 $72,386 $71,704

Fairbanks Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fairbanks was $87,717 in 2017. Compared to the median Alaska family income, Fairbanks median family income is $886 higher. As with the median household income data, 2018 family income data for Fairbanks will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Median Family Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $73,891 +1.79% +8.17%
Alaska $86,831 -4.06% +1.79%
Fairbanks $87,717 -1.24% +2.91%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Fairbanks is $87,717. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $99,916 and is now $12,199 (12.21%) lower. From a post peak low of $76,882 in 2011, real median family income for Fairbanks has now grown by $10,835 (14.09%).

Real Median Family Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2017 $73,891 $86,831 $87,717
2016 $72,591 $90,510 $88,820
2015 $70,627 $89,372 $91,270
2014 $68,313 $85,307 $85,233
2013 $67,488 $89,996 $96,307
2012 $66,880 $85,804 $86,999
2011 $67,126 $82,780 $76,882
2010 $68,289 $86,714 $83,115
2009 $69,958 $91,549 $99,916
2008 $72,321 $90,782 $94,127
2007 $72,500 $86,356 $82,205
2006 $71,330 $85,158 $85,041

Fairbanks Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fairbanks was $34,883 in 2017. Compared to the median Alaska per capita income, Fairbanks median per capita income is $661 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2018 per capita income data for Fairbanks will be released in September of 2019.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2017 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $32,397 +1.88% +8.20%
Alaska $34,222 -2.00% -0.13%
Fairbanks $34,883 +7.46% +0.17%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Per Capita Income since 2005

The current per capita income for Fairbanks is $34,883. Real per capita income peaked in 2012 at $35,300 and is now $417 (1.18%) lower.

Real Per Capita Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2017 $32,397 $34,222 $34,883
2016 $31,798 $34,922 $32,462
2015 $31,019 $35,543 $34,717
2014 $29,942 $34,267 $34,824
2013 $29,706 $34,228 $32,539
2012 $29,221 $34,110 $35,300
2011 $29,173 $34,303 $32,809
2010 $29,361 $34,475 $32,311
2009 $30,246 $33,791 $32,621
2008 $31,488 $35,581 $34,243
2007 $31,629 $34,240 $33,124
2006 $30,795 $32,808 $30,414