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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataAlaska

Economic Statistics

Fairbanks, Alaska,

Number

Percent

EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Population 16 years and over22,225100.0
In labor force15,83071.2
Civilian labor force
12,56456.5
Employed
11,19750.4
Unemployed
1,3676.2
Percent of civilian labor force
10.9(X)
Armed Forces
3,26614.7
Not in labor force6,39528.8
Females 16 years and over10,686100.0
In labor force6,71262.8
Civilian labor force
6,29858.9
Employed
5,65052.9
Own children under 6 years3,353100.0
All parents in family in labor force1,89356.5
COMMUTING TO WORK
Workers 16 years and over14,133100.0
Car, truck, or van -- drove alone9,47267.0
Car, truck, or van -- carpooled2,60518.4
Public transportation (including taxicab)1881.3
Walked9016.4
Other means2862.0
Worked at home6814.8
Mean travel time to work (minutes)12.3(X)
Employed civilian population 16 years and over11,197100.0
OCCUPATION
Management, professional, and related occupations3,40630.4
Service occupations2,08118.6
Sales and office occupations3,20728.6
Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations340.3
Construction, extraction, and maintenance occupations1,38812.4
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations1,0819.7
INDUSTRY
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and mining2232.0
Construction8257.4
Manufacturing2502.2
Wholesale trade2612.3
Retail trade1,55713.9
Transportation and warehousing, and utilities9898.8
Information2752.5
Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing5464.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services8197.3
Educational, health and social services2,53222.6
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services1,28011.4
Other services (except public administration)7006.3
Public administration9408.4
CLASS OF WORKER
Private wage and salary workers7,57667.7
Government workers2,76624.7
Self-employed workers in own not incorporated business8027.2
Unpaid family workers530.5
INCOME IN 1999
Households11,132100.0
Less than $10,0008227.4
$10,000 to $14,9998207.4
$15,000 to $24,9991,46813.2
$25,000 to $34,9991,61514.5
$35,000 to $49,9992,05218.4
$50,000 to $74,9992,16719.5
$75,000 to $99,9991,0869.8
$100,000 to $149,9998027.2
$150,000 to $199,9992061.9
$200,000 or more940.8
Median household income (dollars)40,577(X)
With earnings9,70887.2
Mean earnings (dollars)
45,795(X)
With Social Security income1,62414.6
Mean Social Security income (dollars)
10,829(X)
With Supplemental Security Income4083.7
Mean Supplemental Security Income (dollars)
5,965(X)
With public assistance income1,0809.7
Mean public assistance income (dollars)
3,691(X)
With retirement income1,52213.7
Mean retirement income (dollars)
21,953(X)
Families7,261100.0
Less than $10,0003054.2
$10,000 to $14,9992713.7
$15,000 to $24,99989912.4
$25,000 to $34,9991,00813.9
$35,000 to $49,9991,43919.8
$50,000 to $74,9991,57421.7
$75,000 to $99,99991712.6
$100,000 to $149,9996488.9
$150,000 to $199,9991411.9
$200,000 or more590.8
Median family income (dollars)46,785(X)
Per capita income (dollars)19,814(X)

Median earnings (dollars):

Male full-time, year-round workers30,539(X)
Female full-time, year-round workers26,577(X)
POVERTY STATUS IN 1999 (below poverty level)
Families538(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.4
With related children under 18 years469(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.2
With related children under 5 years
272(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)12.2
Families with female householder, no husband present307(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)24.1
With related children under 18 years307(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)29.8
With related children under 5 years
170(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)41.8
Individuals3,002(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.5
18 years and over1,928(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)9.7
65 years and over
141(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)7.0
Related children under 18 years998(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)11.6
Related children 5 to 17 years
614(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)10.7
Unrelated individuals 15 years and over1,157(X)
Percent below poverty level
(X)20.4
(X) Not applicable.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P30, P32, P33, P43, P46, P49, P50, P51, P52, P53, P58, P62, P63, P64, P65, P67, P71, P72, P73, P74, P76, P77, P82, P87, P90, PCT47, PCT52, and PCT53

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