Fort Wainwright, AK


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Fort Wainwright, AK Fort Wainwright, AK Housing
            HOUSING          RELOCATION

Fort Wainwright is in Fairbanks, a developed city surrounded by a ring of rural land, surrounded by a sea of wilderness, in central Alaska. Off post housing is readily available. You have the option to use your BAH in two ways; by renting on post or renting/purchasing a home of your own off post.

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Off Post Housing

The 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's toolbar on the left side of this page.

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On Post Housing

Fort Wainwright on post housing is privatized and applicants may be placed on a waiting list until appropriate space becomes available. There are over 1,600 units available for the base population of 7,358 soldiers plus 8,800 family. Housing units are two to five bedrooms; sost are two-story four to eight-plexes, while field grade officer housing are duplexes and single family houses. It is reported to be very difficult to find pet-accepting housing off or on post; there is a strictly enforced pet limit on post. Call the Fort Wainwright housing office to learn more about types of homes and availability at (907) 353-1666. has more information on the area around Fairbanks, on base and off base resources, local housing rental rates, climate, attractions, and more. For local information pages, review the links on left of this page. On the right side of the page you will find links to local services and businesses.

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