Latest Data (2018)
Population 31,516
Nationwide Rank 1220

Quick Facts

Fairbanks, Alaska is the 1,220th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Fairbanks, Alaska is a city.

Fairbanks, Alaska is currently 0.1% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Fairbanks, Alaska's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fairbanks, Alaska Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1210 Liberty, Missouri 31,779 20.5%
1211 Dover, New Hampshire 31,771 17.8%
1212 Alamogordo, New Mexico 31,701 -9.8%
1213 Savage, Minnesota 31,694 46.6%
1214 Statesboro, Georgia 31,667 38.1%
1215 Miami Lakes, Florida 31,628 39.5%
1216 North Olmsted, Ohio 31,591 -7.3%
1217 West Bend, Wisconsin 31,590 11.4%
1218 Bowling Green, Ohio 31,578 6.4%
1219 Petersburg, Virginia 31,567 -5.9%
1220 Fairbanks, Alaska 31,516 4.4%
1221 Shawnee, Oklahoma 31,434 7.8%
1222 Wheat Ridge, Colorado 31,400 -4.4%
1223 Saratoga Springs, Utah 31,393 2399.4%
1224 Princeton, New Jersey 31,386 131.5%
1225 Rochester, New Hampshire 31,366 9.6%
1226 Naugatuck, Connecticut 31,288 0.8%
1227 Banning, California 31,253 32.1%
1228 Sherwood, Arkansas 31,237 20.8%
1229 Mundelein, Illinois 31,234 0.3%
1230 San Pablo, California 31,124 2.8%

Similarly Sized Cities In Alaska

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
1201 Juneau city and 32,113 4.7%
1220 Fairbanks 31,516 4.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 31,516 1,220
2017 31,644 1,203
2016 32,751 1,164
2015 32,325 1,169
2014 32,469 1,149
2013 32,324 1,145
2012 32,312 1,129
2011 32,007 1,129
2010 31,535 1,137
2009 35,252 1,003
2008 35,199 1,000
2007 35,185 988
2006 33,884 1,011
2005 33,900 998
2004 33,200 1,009
2003 31,733 1,037
2002 31,542 1,034
2001 30,978 1,042
2000 30,180 1,057
1990 30,952 899