Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK

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Population

168,416

0.0783% decline

Median Household Income

$78,256

3.72% growth

Number of Employees

85,557

1.43% growth

Median Property Value

$253,900

3.76% growth

About

In 2017, Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK had a population of 168k people with a median age of N/A and a median household income of $78,256. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK declined from 168,548 to 168,416, a -0.0783% decrease and its median household income grew from $75,447 to $78,256, a 3.72% increase.

The population of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is 70.2% White Alone, 8.27% American Indian & Alaska Native Alone, and 7.53% Two or More Races. 10.5% of the people in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK speak a non-English language, and 97.1% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are University of Alaska Fairbanks (1,564 degrees awarded in 2016) and University of Alaska Southeast (677 degrees).

The median property value in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is $253,900, and the homeownership rate is 62%. Most people in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK commute by N/A, and the average commute time is 25.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is N/A per household.

Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK borders Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK, Matanuska-Susitna & Kenai Peninsula Boroughs PUMA, AK, Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, and Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK.

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Economy

The economy of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK employs 85.6k people. The largest industries in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are Construction (7,527 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,210 people), and U. S. Army (4,412 people), and the highest paying industries are Veterinary services ($104,621), Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($100,172), and Metal ore mining ($97,824).

Median household income in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is $78,256. Males in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK have an average income that is 1.31 times higher than the average income of females, which is $48,538. The income inequality in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.413, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$78,256

2017 value

± $2,361

3.72%

1 Year Growth

± 3.78%

Households in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK have a median annual income of $78,256, which is more than the median annual income of $60,336 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $75,447 in 2016, which represents a 3.72% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$63,580

Average Male Salary

± $6,032

$48,538

Average Female Salary

± $4,170

In 2017, full-time male employees in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK made 1.31 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. White

    $54,753 ± $4,448

  2. Other

    $50,568 ± $29,809

  3. Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

    $48,386 ± $35,744

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK workers was White. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Other workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

0.413

2017 Wage GINI

0.416

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was 0.413 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.932% decline from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even.

The 2017 the GINI for Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. N/A

  2. N/A

  3. N/A

In 2016, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was N/A with a value of N/A, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the PUMAs in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

N/A N/A

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

N/A% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK (N/A out of N/A people) live below the poverty line, a number that is approximately the same as the national average of 13.4%. The largest demographic living in poverty are N/A N/A, followed by N/A N/A and then N/A N/A.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

85.6k

2017 Value

1.43%

1 Year growth

± 1.43%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK grew at a rate of 1.43%, from 84.4k employees to 85.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, are Miscellaneous managers (2,626 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,409 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,147 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, by number of employees, are Miscellaneous managers (2,626 people), Secretaries & administrative assistants (2,409 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (2,147 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK has an unusually high number of residents working as Fishing & hunting workers (49.9 times higher than expected), Electrical & electronics repairers, transportation equipment, & industrial & utility (26.7 times), and Sailors & marine oilers, & ship engineers (15.1 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, by average salary, are Real estate brokers & sales agents ($179,001), Chief executives & legislators ($173,315), and Physicians & surgeons ($141,577).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

85.6k

2017 Value

1.43%

1 Year growth

± 1.43%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK grew at a rate of 1.43%, from 84.4k employees to 85.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, are Construction (7,527 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,210 people), and U. S. Army (4,412 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, though some of these residents may live in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, by number of employees, are Construction (7,527 people), Elementary & secondary schools (5,210 people), and U. S. Army (4,412 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other pumas, Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK has an unusually high number of Fishing, hunting & trapping (40.1 times higher than expected), Metal ore mining (29.5 times), and U. S Coast Guard (27.9 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, by average salary, are Veterinary services ($104,621), Business, professional, political, & similar organizations ($100,172), and Metal ore mining ($97,824).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $40.8B

  2. $4.7B

  3. $3.1B

In 2015, the top outbound Alaska product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $40.8B, followed by Gasoline with $4.7B and Fuel oils and $3.1B.

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alaska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$64.6B

2015 Value

$74.6B

Projected 2045 Value

15.5% growth

In 2015, total outbound Alaska trade was $64.6B. This is expected to increase 15.5% to $74.6B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alaska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $17.7B

  2. $7.35B

  3. $1.53B

In 2015, the top outbound Alaska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $17.7B, followed by Washington with $7.35B and Utah and $1.53B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alaska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

N/A% of the population of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK has health coverage, with N/A% on employee plans, N/A% on Medicaid, N/A% on Medicare, N/A% on non-group plans, and N/A% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the puma of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was $11,064 in 2014. This is a 6.1% increase from the previous year ($10,428).

Primary care physicians in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK see 1131 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.25% decrease from the previous year (1157 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1045 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 281 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes (9.4%). Additionally, Aleutians West Census Area has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (40.7%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

Data is only available at the state level. Showing data for Alaska.

1131 to 1

Primary Care Physicians

Primary care physicians in Alaska see an average of 1131 patients per year. This represents a 2.25% decrease from the previous year (1157 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Alaska in comparison to neighboring states.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$11,064

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$5,958

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,001

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$9,288

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alaska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.1%, from $10,428 to $11,064.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

N/A%

Uninsured

N/A%

Employer Coverage

N/A%

Medicaid

N/A%

Medicare

N/A%

Non-Group

N/A%

Military or VA

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 9.4% prevalence

  2. 9.4% prevalence

  3. 9.1% prevalence

Ketchikan Gateway Borough and Wrangell City and Borough have the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alaska, at 9.4%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alaska by county over multiple years.

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Diversity

Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is home to a population of 168k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2017, N/A% of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK residents were born outside of the country.

The ethnic composition of the population of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is composed of 118k White Alone residents (70.2%), 13.9k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone residents (8.27%), 12.7k Two or More Races residents (7.53%), 11.1k Hispanic or Latino residents (6.58%), 6.75k Asian Alone residents (4%), 4.54k Black or African American Alone residents (2.69%), 897 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander Alone residents (0.532%), and 333 Some Other Race Alone residents (0.198%).

The most common foreign languages spoken in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are Spanish or Spanish Creole (4,517 speakers), Other Native North American Languages (2,119 speakers), and Tagalog (2,076 speakers).

Age

Age by Nativity

N/A

Median Native-Born Age

± N/A

N/A

Median Foreign-Born Age

± N/A

In N/A, the median age of all people in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was N/A. Native-born citizens, with a median age of N/A, were generally N/A than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of N/A. But people in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are getting N/A. In N/A, the average age of all Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK residents was N/A.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

N/A%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

6.27%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

As of 2017, N/A% of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK residents were born outside of the United States, which is approximately the same as the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was 6.27%, meaning that the rate has been maintaining.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin

  1. Philippines

    3,226 ± 1,381 people

  2. Canada

    773 ± 681 people

  3. Germany

    632 ± 616 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was Philippines, the natal country of 3,226 Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK residents, followed by Canada with 773 and Germany with 632.

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Citizenship

97.1%

2017 Citizenship

97.1%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 97.1% of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.1%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

Most Common

  1. White Alone

    118k ± 196

  2. American Indian & Alaska Native Alone

    13.9k ± 746

  3. Two or More Races

    12.7k ± 870

In 2016, there were 8.49 times more White Alone residents (118k people) in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 13.9k American Indian & Alaska Native Alone and 12.7k Two or More Races residents, the second and third most common racial or ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 8 races and ethnicities represented in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages

  1. Spanish or Spanish Creole

    4,517 speakers (2.9%)

  2. Other Native North American Languages

    2,119 speakers (1.36%)

  3. Tagalog

    2,076 speakers (1.33%)

10.5% of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.5%. In 2015, the most common non-English language spoken in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was Spanish or Spanish Creole. 2.9% of the overall population of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are native Spanish or Spanish Creole speakers. 1.36% speak Other Native North American Languages and 1.33% speak Spanish or Spanish Creole, the next two most common languages.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

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    0 ± 0

  2. false

    0 ± 0

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    0 ± 0

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Education

In 2016, universities in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK awarded 2,241 degrees. The student population of Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is skewed towards women, with 4,351 male students and 6,495 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are White (1,161 and 53%), followed by Unknown (428 and 19.5%), American Indian or Alaska Native (306 and 14%), and Two or More Races (126 and 5.75%).

The largest universities in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK by number of degrees awarded are University of Alaska Fairbanks (1,564 and 69.8%) and University of Alaska Southeast (677 and 30.2%).

The most popular majors in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are General Business Administration & Management (217 and 9.68%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (131 and 5.85%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (94 and 4.19%).

The median tuition costs in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $5,936 and $19,628 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

In 2015, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was General Business Administration & Management with 107 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 1,564 degrees awarded

  2. 677 degrees awarded

$5,936

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2016, the Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Alaska Fairbanks with 1,564 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

899

Degrees Awarded to Men

1,342

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2016, 899 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, which is 0.67 times less than the 1,342 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,161 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    428 degrees awarded

  3. American Indian or Alaska Native

    306 degrees awarded

In 2016 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK were to White students. These 1,161 degrees mean that there were 2.71 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 428 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was $253,900 in 2017, which is 1.17 times larger than the national average of $217,600. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $244,700 to $253,900, a 3.76% increase. The homeownership rate in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is 62%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK have an average commute time of 25.1 minutes, and they commute by N/A. Car ownership in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of N/A per household.

Income

Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.

$78,256

Median Household Income

± $2,361

N/A

Number of Households

± N/A

In 2017, the median household income of the N/A households in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK grew to $78,256 from the previous year's value of $75,447.

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Housing

Property Value

$253,900

2017 Median

± $4,784

$244,700

2016 Median

± $5,576

In 2017, the median property value in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK grew to to $253,900 from the previous year's value of $244,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK the largest share of households have a property value in the N/A range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62%

2017 Homeownership

61.8%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 62% of the housing units in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.8%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

N/A

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK have N/A, followed by N/A.

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Commute Time

25.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK have a similar commute time (25.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, N/A% of the workforce in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

The chart below shows how the median household income in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK compares to that of it's neighboring and parent geographies.

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Commuter Transportation

In N/A, the most common method of travel for workers in Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK was N/A, followed by those who N/A and those who N/A.

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