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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 $75,448 in 2018, the latest figures available. Fairbanks median household income is $1,102 higher than the median Alaska household income and $13,511 greater than the US median household income. 2019 metro income data (including Fairbanks median household income) will be released in September of 2020. Median family and per capita income for Fairbanks are shown below.

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Real Median Household Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $61,937 +0.21% +4.77%
Alaska $74,346 -0.83% -4.38%
Fairbanks $75,448 -4.03% -2.45%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Median Household Income since 2005

The current median household income for Fairbanks is $75,448. Real median household income peaked in 2009 at $82,842 and is now $7,394 (8.93%) lower. From a post peak low of $70,156 in 2010, real median household income for Fairbanks has now grown by $5,292 (7.54%).

Real Median Household Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Household Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2018 $61,937 $74,346 $75,448
2017 $61,807 $74,965 $78,618
2016 $60,291 $79,988 $80,917
2015 $59,116 $77,749 $77,346
2014 $56,969 $76,001 $74,130
2013 $56,415 $77,995 $74,622
2012 $56,288 $74,193 $72,908
2011 $56,507 $75,890 $73,759
2010 $57,762 $74,532 $70,156
2009 $58,921 $78,551 $82,842
2008 $60,829 $80,039 $80,791
2007 $61,601 $78,103 $79,310

Fairbanks Family Income

The ACS 1-year data shows the median family income for Fairbanks was $88,528 in 2018. Compared to the median Alaska family income, Fairbanks median family income is $1,319 lower. As with the median household income data, 2019 family income data for Fairbanks will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Median Family Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $76,401 +0.94% +5.60%
Alaska $89,847 +1.01% -1.86%
Fairbanks $88,528 -1.48% -5.31%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Median Family Income since 2005

The current median family income for Fairbanks is $88,528. Real median family income peaked in 2009 at $102,352 and is now $13,824 (13.51%) lower. From a post peak low of $78,757 in 2011, real median family income for Fairbanks has now grown by $9,771 (12.41%).

Real Median Family Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Inflation Adjusted Median Family Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2018 $76,401 $89,847 $88,528
2017 $75,692 $88,948 $89,855
2016 $74,360 $92,716 $90,985
2015 $72,348 $91,549 $93,494
2014 $69,978 $87,387 $87,311
2013 $69,134 $92,191 $98,655
2012 $68,512 $87,897 $89,121
2011 $68,763 $84,798 $78,757
2010 $69,953 $88,827 $85,141
2009 $71,663 $93,781 $102,352
2008 $74,083 $92,994 $96,421
2007 $74,267 $88,461 $84,208

Fairbanks Per Capita Income

The ACS 1-year survey shows the per capita income for Fairbanks was $36,834 in 2018. Compared to the median Alaska per capita income, Fairbanks median per capita income is $1,099 higher. As with the median household and median family income numbers above, 2019 per capita income data for Fairbanks will be released in September of 2020.

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Real Per Capita Income for Fairbanks Alaska

2018 1 Year Change 3 Year Change
US $33,831 +1.94% +6.47%
Alaska $35,735 +1.94% -1.85%
Fairbanks $36,834 +3.08% +3.57%

Trends in Fairbanks, AK Real Per Capita Income since 2005

At $36,834, the per capita income for Fairbanks was at a new inflation adjusted high in 2018.

Real Per Capita Income: Fairbanks, Alaska, National

Historical Real Per Capita Income for Fairbanks

Date US Alaska Fairbanks
2018 $33,831 $35,735 $36,834
2017 $33,187 $35,056 $35,733
2016 $32,573 $35,774 $33,253
2015 $31,775 $36,409 $35,563
2014 $30,672 $35,103 $35,673
2013 $30,431 $35,062 $33,333
2012 $29,934 $34,942 $36,161
2011 $29,884 $35,139 $33,609
2010 $30,077 $35,315 $33,098
2009 $30,984 $34,615 $33,416
2008 $32,255 $36,448 $35,078
2007 $32,400 $35,075 $33,931