Fort Wainwright, AK - HousingThe average price of a home in the Fairbanks area is about $195,000, which is lower than the Alaska state average of $238,000. Apartments for rent are $860 to $1700, depending on their size.
Fairbanks is Alaska's second largest city, with a population of 31,500, and the greater Fairbanks North Star Borough is the northernmost metro area in the United States. Though there are a few small areas near Fort Wainwright, including North Pole, College (thanks to University of Alaska Fairbanks), and Ester, there are no other major cities within a 6 hour drive.
Off post housing near Fort Wainwright should not be hard to find as this is a large metro area. Central Alaska, beyond the city, remains a true wilderness. Outdoorsy and adventurous folks will have plenty to keep them occupied and the scenery can be enjoyed by everyone. See more local information on FortWainwrightHousing.com's toolbar on the left side of this page.