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   (County: North Slope Borough)

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Demographics Analysis

The people of Barrow City, Alaska give the community character. This place is unique because of factors such as population size / density, ethnic background, ratio of males to females, and average age.

Population By Sex By Age
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Male:

Under 5 years : 175

5 to 9 years : 186

10 to 14 years : 202

15 to 17 years : 91

18 and 19 years : 144

20 years : 51

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 100

25 to 29 years : 208

30 to 34 years : 144

35 to 39 years : 86

40 to 44 years : 223

45 to 49 years : 144

50 to 54 years : 145

55 to 59 years : 173

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 45

65 and 66 years : 6

67 to 69 years : 14

70 to 74 years : 10

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 0

85 years and over : 0

Female:

Under 5 years : 191

5 to 9 years : 165

10 to 14 years : 177

15 to 17 years : 80

18 and 19 years : 33

20 years : 74

21 years : 0

22 to 24 years : 105

25 to 29 years : 164

30 to 34 years : 100

35 to 39 years : 149

40 to 44 years : 83

45 to 49 years : 270

50 to 54 years : 83

55 to 59 years : 86

60 and 61 years : 36

62 to 64 years : 36

65 and 66 years : 10

67 to 69 years : 16

70 to 74 years : 14

75 to 79 years : 0

80 to 84 years : 23

85 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Population By Ancestry
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Ancestry specified:

Single ancestry : 3,336

Multiple ancestry : 532

Ancestry not specified:

Ancestry unclassified : 18

Ancestry not reported : 192


(updated 2009)



Population By Citizen Status In The United States
(Barrow City, Alaska)

U.S. citizen, born in the United States : 3,647

U.S. citizen, born in Puerto Rico or U.S. Island Areas : 0

U.S. citizen, born abroad of American parent(s) : 5

U.S. citizen by naturalization : 400

Not a U.S. citizen : 26


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Age
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Total:

Under 5 years : 366

5 to 17 years : 901

18 to 24 years : 507

25 to 34 years : 616

35 to 44 years : 541

45 to 54 years : 642

55 to 59 years : 259

60 and 61 years : 72

62 to 64 years : 81

65 to 74 years : 70

75 years and over : 23

Born in state of residence:

Under 5 years : 356

5 to 17 years : 693

18 to 24 years : 460

25 to 34 years : 329

35 to 44 years : 337

45 to 54 years : 274

55 to 59 years : 101

60 and 61 years : 49

62 to 64 years : 35

65 to 74 years : 70

75 years and over : 23

Born in other state in the United States:

Under 5 years : 10

5 to 17 years : 187

18 to 24 years : 21

25 to 34 years : 162

35 to 44 years : 126

45 to 54 years : 217

55 to 59 years : 135

60 and 61 years : 23

62 to 64 years : 39

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Native, born outside the United States:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 5

18 to 24 years : 0

25 to 34 years : 0

35 to 44 years : 0

45 to 54 years : 0

55 to 59 years : 0

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 0

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0

Foreign born:

Under 5 years : 0

5 to 17 years : 16

18 to 24 years : 26

25 to 34 years : 125

35 to 44 years : 78

45 to 54 years : 151

55 to 59 years : 23

60 and 61 years : 0

62 to 64 years : 7

65 to 74 years : 0

75 years and over : 0


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Sex
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Male : 1,420

Female : 1,307

Born in other state in the United States:

Male : 596

Female : 324

Native: born outside the United States:

Male : 5

Female : 0

Foreign born:

Male : 162

Female : 264


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Race
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence : 114

Born in other state in the United States : 626

Native: born outside the United States : 5

Foreign born : 48


(updated 2009)



Place Of Birth By Marital Status
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Born in state of residence:

Never married : 1,009

Now married, except separated : 487

Divorced : 132

Separated : 87

Widowed : 94

Born in other state in the United States:

Never married : 283

Now married, except separated : 351

Divorced : 108

Separated : 16

Widowed : 0

Native: born outside the United States:

Never married : 5

Now married, except separated : 0

Divorced : 0

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0

Foreign born:

Never married : 156

Now married, except separated : 169

Divorced : 85

Separated : 0

Widowed : 0


(updated 2009)



Language Spoken At Home By Ability To Speak English (Population Of 5 Years and Older)
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Speak only English : 2,078

Spanish or Spanish Creole:

Speak English "very well" : 58

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

German:

Speak English "very well" : 19

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Tagalog:

Speak English "very well" : 91

Speak English less than "very well" : 171

Other Pacific Island languages:

Speak English "very well" : 14

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Navajo:

Speak English "very well" : 12

Speak English less than "very well" : 0

Other Native North American languages:

Speak English "very well" : 871

Speak English less than "very well" : 398


(updated 2009)



Ancestries in Barrow City, Alaska

  • Other Groups: 3,380   (71.9%)
  • German: 323   (6.9%)
  • Irish: 192   (4.1%)
  • English: 159   (3.4%)
  • United States Or American: 77   (1.6%)
  • Norwegian: 75   (1.6%)
  • Scottish: 58   (1.2%)
  • French (except Basque): 52   (1.1%)
  • Swedish: 44   (0.9%)
  • Polish: 42   (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 30   (0.6%)
  • Italian: 30   (0.6%)
  • European: 28   (0.6%)
  • Scotch-irish: 28   (0.6%)
  • Greek: 24   (0.5%)
  • Lithuanian: 20   (0.4%)
  • West Indian (excluding Hispanic Groups): 13   (0.3%)
  • British: 11   (0.2%)
  • Danish: 10   (0.2%)
  • Bulgarian: 10   (0.2%)
  • Hungarian: 10   (0.2%)
  • Welsh: 9   (0.2%)
  • Arab: 9   (0.2%)
  • French Canadian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Russian: 8   (0.2%)
  • Portuguese: 8   (0.2%)
  • Canadian: 6   (0.1%)
  • Finnish: 6   (0.1%)
  • Northern European: 4   (0.1%)
  • Pennsylvania German: 4   (0.1%)
  • Eastern European: 3   (0.1%)
  • Latvian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Belgian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Ukrainian: 3   (0.1%)
  • Celtic: 3   (0.1%)
  • Subsaharan African: 2   (0.0%)
  • Czechoslovakian: 2   (0.0%)
  • Scandinavian: 1   (0.0%)
  • Brazilian: 1   (0.0%)
  • Swiss: 1   (0.0%)
  • Austrian: 1   (0.0%)
  • Czech: 1   (0.0%)

(updated 2010)



Total Population In Barrow City, Alaska is 4,078



(updated 2009)



Male Population in Barrow City, Alaska: 2,183
Female Population in Barrow City, Alaska: 1,895


(updated 2013)



Median Male Resident Age in Barrow City, Alaska: 28.3
Median Female Resident Age in Barrow City, Alaska: 28.2


(updated 2013)



Median Age in the State of Alaska is 34


(updated 2010)



Median Age By Sex in Barrow City, Alaska


White


Both sexes

42.5

Male

44.6

Female

39.3

Black or African American


Both sexes

38.8

Male

38.8

Female

38.5

American Indian and Alaska Native


Both sexes

24.9

Male

24.4

Female

25.6

Asian


Both sexes

38.7

Male

41.3

Female

33.5

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander


Both sexes

25.1

Male

26.0

Female

22.5

Other


Both sexes

40.5

Male

41.3

Female

38.5

Two or More Races


Both sexes

14.6

Male

14.0

Female

14.8

Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

20.2

Male

24.1

Female

16.0

White / Not Hispanic or Latino


Both sexes

43.0

Male

44.8

Female

40.3


(updated 2010)



Races in Barrow City, Alaska


  • White: 793
  • African American: 64
  • American Indian: 2,239
  • Asian: 495
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 24
  • Some Other Race: 43
  • Two or More Races: 420



(updated 2013)













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Education Analysis

The amount of education a person receives can deeply affect their lives. The amount of education Barrow City, Alaska citizens receive, averaged as group, may also affect the community.

Education Level of Population 25 Years and Over in Barrow City, Alaska

Male


  • No Schooling Completed: 31   (2.3%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 13   (0.96%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 14   (1.04%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 52   (3.86%)
  • 9th Grade: 29   (2.15%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (1.63%)
  • 11th Grade: 39   (2.89%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 35   (2.6%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 474   (35.16%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 126   (9.35%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 219   (16.25%)
  • Associate Degree: 58   (4.3%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 149   (11.05%)
  • Master's Degree: 56   (4.15%)
  • Professional School Degree: 22   (1.63%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 9   (0.67%)

Female


  • No Schooling Completed: 28   (2.4%)
  • Nursery To 4th Grade: 31   (2.66%)
  • 5th And 6th Grade: 12   (1.03%)
  • 7th And 8th Grade: 66   (5.66%)
  • 9th Grade: 19   (1.63%)
  • 10th Grade: 22   (1.89%)
  • 11th Grade: 27   (2.32%)
  • 12th Grade, No Diploma: 14   (1.2%)
  • High School Graduate (includes Equivalency): 308   (26.42%)
  • Some College, Less Than 1 Year: 104   (8.92%)
  • Some College, 1 Or More Years, No Degree: 184   (15.78%)
  • Associate Degree: 75   (6.43%)
  • Bachelor's Degree: 194   (16.64%)
  • Master's Degree: 63   (5.4%)
  • Professional School Degree: 16   (1.37%)
  • Doctorate Degree: 3   (0.26%)


(updated 2010)





Largest School Agency's In Barrow City, Alaska

  • North Slope Borough Sch Dist


    ( Grades: K-12, Location: P.o. Box 169, Barrow, AK 99723, Phone: (907) 852-5311, Students: 1,941 )

Largest Elementary & Middle Schools (Public) In Barrow City, Alaska

  • Fred Ipalook Elementary


    ( Grades: K-5, Location: Box 450, Barrow, AK 99723, Phone: (907) 852-4711, Students: 565 )

  • Eben Hopson Middle School


    ( Grades: 6-8, Location: Po Box 509, Barrow, AK 99723, Phone: (907) 852-3880, Students: 189 )

  • Kiita Learning Community


    ( Location: Po Box 169, Barrow, AK 99723, Phone: (907) 852-9677, )

Largest High Schools (Public) In Barrow City, Alaska

  • Barrow High School


    ( Grades: 9-12, Location: Box 960, Barrow, AK 99723, Phone: (907) 852-8950, Students: 316 )

Largest Universities & Colleges In Barrow City, Alaska

  • Ilisagvik College


    ( 2-year, Public, Student Population: 439; Location: Arl Facility, Barrow, AK 99723, Web: http://ilisagvik.cc )

Academic Libraries In Barrow City, Alaska

(updated 2005)

Public Libraries (Central) In Barrow City, Alaska

  • Tuzzy Consortium Library


    5421 North Star Street, Barrow, AK 99723

(updated 2012)



Museums Near Barrow City, Alaska


(updated 2014)



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Geography Analysis

The actual land features relating to Barrow City, Alaska affect how people live their lives. Natural features such as oceans, mountains, lakes, plains, and deserts all make a difference in the lives of individuals. The types of housing, heating fuels, and transportation infrastructure are largely influenced by the geography of Barrow City, Alaska.

Area Features of Barrow City, Alaska


Airport


(1) Cape Simpson Airport Historical   (2) Wiley Post-will Rogers Memorial Airport  

Area


(1) Ikpikpuk River Delta   (2) Meade River Delta  

Bay


(1) Avak Bay   (2) Elson Lagoon   (3) Esatkuat Lagoon   (4) Fatigue Bay   (5) Iko Bay   (6) Kurgorak Bay   (7) Mckay Inlet   (8) Port Moore   (9) Ross Bay   (10) Smith Bay   (11) Walakpa Bay  

Beach


(1) Agsinoralak Beach   (2) Arigilivik Beach  

Building


(1) Alaska State Troopers Barrow   (2) North Slope Borough Fire Department   (3) North Slope Borough Police Department Barrow   (4) North Slope Borough Public Health Center   (5) North Slope Borough Search And Rescue Aviation Unit  

Cape


(1) Black Head   (2) Brant Point   (3) Cape Simpson   (4) Cape Smyth   (5) Christie Point   (6) Coblura   (7) Drew Point   (8) Goose Point   (9) Mcleod Point   (10) Mctavish Point   (11) Niksirok Point   (12) Plover Point   (13) Point Barrow   (14) Point Poleakoon   (15) Point Shedden   (16) Ross Point   (17) Scott Point   (18) Tangent Point   (19) Tekegakrok Point   (20) Tikigaruk Point   (21) Tulageak Point   (22) Wright Point  

Cemetery


(1) Imaiqsaun Cemetery  

Census


(1) Barrow Alaska Native Village Statistical Area  

Channel


(1) Dease Inlet   (2) Ekilukruak Entrance   (3) Eluitkak Pass   (4) Sanigaruak Pass  

Civil


(1) City Of Barrow  

Cliff


(1) Kachiksuk Bluffs  

Dam


(1) Isatkoak Dam   (2) Itasigrook Dam  

Hospital


(1) Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital  

Island


(1) Cooper Island   (2) Crescent Island   (3) Deadmans Island   (4) Doctor Island   (5) Igalik Island   (6) Illuitkuk Islands Historical   (7) Kikiktak Islands   (8) Kulgurak Island   (9) Martin Island   (10) Oarlock Island   (11) Plover Islands   (12) Sanigaruak Island   (13) Tapkaluk Islands   (14) Tiny Island   (15) Tulimanik Island  

Lake


(1) Dry Lake   (2) East Twin Lake   (3) Ekalgruak Lake   (4) Emaiksoun Lake   (5) Evrulivik Lake   (6) Footprint Lake   (7) Ikroavik Lake   (8) Imakruak Lake   (9) Imikpuk Lake   (10) Isatkoak Lagoon   (11) Kikyuktukturo   (12) Kilusiktok Lake   (13) Kimouksik Lake   (14) Lake Sungovoak   (15) Lake Tusikvoak   (16) Middle Salt Lagoon   (17) North Meadow Lake   (18) North Salt Lagoon   (19) Nunavak Bay   (20) Nuwuk Lake   (21) Pingoakeok Lake   (22) Pittalukruak Lake   (23) Reindeer Lake   (24) Sikulik Lake   (25) Sinclair Lake   (26) Sisgravik Lake   (27) South Meadow Lake   (28) South Salt Lagoon   (29) Sukok Lake   (30) Tractor Lake   (31) West Twin Lake  

Locale


(1) Akilloaq   (2) Alaktak   (3) Amungna   (4) Anakruak   (5) Boat Extreme   (6) Gas Well Number 3   (7) Igtuluwik   (8) Ikiak   (9) Ireniviq   (10) Kalchiksuk   (11) Kiku   (12) Kugoosuguru   (13) Kuogaguruq   (14) Loran Radio Station   (15) Napawrax   (16) Natirnuq   (17) Nulavik   (18) Ongovehenok Historical   (19) Pengnok Historical   (20) Qaaliiq   (21) Saatkunak   (22) Sinaru   (23) Sixtukak  

Park


(1) Birnirk Site   (2) Sinyu Historical   (3) Will Rogers And Wiley Post Memorial  

Populated Place


(1) Barrow   (2) Browerville   (3) Nuwuk  

Post Office


(1) Barrow Post Office  

Reservoir


(1) Isatkoak Reservoir   (2) Nerravak Lagoon  

Sea


(1) Admiralty Bay   (2) Beaufort Sea   (3) Kuyanak Bay  

Spring


(1) Admiralty Oil Seep  

Stream


(1) Alaktak River   (2) Avak Creek   (3) Beaded Creek   (4) Boat Creek   (5) Central Marsh Slough   (6) Chipp River   (7) Ikpik Slough   (8) Ikpikpuk River   (9) Inaru River   (10) Mayoeak River   (11) Mayoriak River   (12) Meade River   (13) Miguakiak River   (14) Piasuk River   (15) Sinclair River   (16) Singaruak Creek   (17) Singat Creek   (18) Walakpa River  

Swamp


(1) Central Marsh  

Tower


(1) Kbrw-am Barrow   (2) Loran Radio Tower Historical  

Well


(1) Avak Test Hole   (2) Gas Well Number 12   (3) Gas Well Number 14   (4) Gas Well Number 4   (5) Simpson Test Well Number 1  


(updated 2014)



Zip Codes in Barrow City, Alaska

99723 (pop. 4,572)


Area Code(s) in Barrow City, Alaska

907





Latitude/Longitude of Barrow City, Alaska

Lat: 71.300371 N        Long: -156.735840 W



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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Barrow City, Alaska need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In Alaska

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 10.11 9.01 7.91 13.22 0.00 9.48
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
  Total Electric Industry 10.67 9.27 8.22 12.12 0.00 9.80
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
  Total Electric Industry 10.82 9.45 7.74 14.21 0.00 9.95
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
  Total Electric Industry 11.15 9.55 8.19 12.77 0.00 10.12
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
  Total Electric Industry 11.32 9.66 8.37 12.57 0.00 10.25
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
  Total Electric Industry 11.24 9.54 8.38 13.26 0.00 10.17
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
  Total Electric Industry 11.36 9.58 8.47 13.34 0.00 10.24
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
  Total Electric Industry 11.44 9.51 7.48 14.75 0.00 10.07
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.48 7.17 13.68 0.00 9.97
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.16 9.20 7.32 14.16 0.00 9.78
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
  Total Electric Industry 11.45 9.77 7.56 14.17 0.00 10.08
2001              
  Full-Service Providers 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
  Total Electric Industry 12.12 10.29 7.61 14.37 0.00 10.54
2002              
  Full-Service Providers 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
  Total Electric Industry 12.05 10.13 7.65 14.04 0.00 10.46
2003              
  Full-Service Providers 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
  Total Electric Industry 11.98 10.49 7.86 0.00 0.00 10.50
2004              
  Full-Service Providers 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
  Total Electric Industry 12.44 10.99 8.33 0.00 0.00 10.99
2005              
  Full-Service Providers 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
  Total Electric Industry 13.30 11.56 9.29 0.00 0.00 11.72
2006              
  Full-Service Providers 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84
  Total Electric Industry 14.83 11.93 11.54 0.00 0.00 12.84

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Barrow City, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 12   (0.7%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 2   (0.1%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 8   (0.4%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 21   (1.1%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 105   (5.7%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 156   (8.5%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 370   (20.1%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 672   (36.5%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 197   (10.7%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 103   (5.6%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 18   (1.0%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 4   (0.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 66   (3.6%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 107   (5.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 601

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 464

In 3-person carpool : 79

In 4-person carpool : 21

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 0

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 0

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 0

Subway or elevated : 0

Railroad : 0

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 54

Motorcycle : 0

Bicycle : 15

Walked : 408

Other means : 30

Worked at home : 38


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 671

5 to 9 minutes : 681

10 to 14 minutes : 150

15 to 19 minutes : 129

20 to 24 minutes : 7

25 to 29 minutes : 10

30 to 34 minutes : 24

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 0

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Barrow City, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 130

No Social Security income : 1,210


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(Barrow City, Alaska)

With retirement income : 160

No retirement income : 1,180


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 125

$10,000 to $14,999 : 3

$15,000 to $19,999 : 7

$20,000 to $24,999 : 29

$25,000 to $29,999 : 89

$30,000 to $34,999 : 32

$35,000 to $39,999 : 21

$40,000 to $44,999 : 66

$45,000 to $49,999 : 23

$50,000 to $59,999 : 68

$60,000 to $74,999 : 42

$75,000 to $99,999 : 98

$100,000 to $124,999 : 67

$125,000 to $149,999 : 93

$150,000 to $199,999 : 146

$200,000 or more : 43


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $67,857


(updated 2009)



AM Radio Stations Near Barrow City, Alaska

  • KBRW (680 AM; 10.0 kW; Barrow, AK; Owner: Silakkuagvik Communications, Inc.)

FM Radio Stations Near Barrow City, Alaska

  • KCDS (88.1 FM; Barrow, AK; Owner: Silakkuagvik Communications Inc.)
  • KBRW-FM (91.9 FM; Barrow, AK; Owner: Silakkuagvik Communications, Inc.)

(updated 2008)



Occupations in Barrow City, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 353  (32.8%)
  • Service Occupations: 191  (17.8%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 126  (11.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 2  (0.2%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 250  (23.2%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 430  (47.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 110  (12.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 353  (38.8%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 4  (0.4%)


(updated 2010)





There are 0 Farms In Barrow City, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In Barrow City, Alaska

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.4b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Barrow City, Alaska

  • Wiley Post/Will Rogers Memorial


    (about 1.2 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: BRW)

  • Point Barrow LRRS


    (about 3.5 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: PBA)

  • Ice Strip


    (about 23.5 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A96)

  • Cape Simpson Airport


    (about 47.8 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A40)

  • Arley Lake Airport


    (about 49.2 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A16)

  • Peard Bay Airport


    (about 49.8 miles in Wainwright, Alaska; Airport Code: WQJ)

  • Lake


    (about 54.4 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A78)

  • Cape Simpson No. 7


    (about 59.5 miles in Atqasuk, Alaska; Airport Code: A80)

  • Ice Strip


    (about 59.5 miles in Atqasuk, Alaska; Airport Code: A94)

  • Atqasuk Edward Burnell Sr. Memorial


    (about 59.8 miles in Atqasuk, Alaska; Airport Code: ATK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Barrow City, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

29.82%

Carpooled

32.91%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

7.44%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

7.23%

Motorcycle

0.16%

Bicycle

0.43%

Walked

16.27%

Other Means

3.62%

Worked At Home

2.13%



(updated 2010)





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Housing Analysis

Everyone needs shelter in rented housing or individually owned homes. Each community, including Barrow City, Alaska, is different from the rest based on overall architecture, appearance, occupancy, average housing square footage, average home value, and average home age.





(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 438

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 142

Female householder, no husband present : 372

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 335

Householder not living alone : 53


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 113

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 30

All other households : 1,197


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 218

Renter-occupied housing units : 220

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 67

Renter-occupied housing units : 75

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 121

Renter-occupied housing units : 251

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 57

Renter-occupied housing units : 331


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 182

$10,000 to $14,999 : 27

$15,000 to $19,999 : 31

$20,000 to $24,999 : 29

$25,000 to $29,999 : 89

$30,000 to $34,999 : 43

$35,000 to $39,999 : 40

$40,000 to $44,999 : 41

$45,000 to $49,999 : 46

$50,000 to $59,999 : 94

$60,000 to $74,999 : 121

$75,000 to $99,999 : 123

$100,000 to $124,999 : 148

$125,000 to $149,999 : 102

$150,000 to $199,999 : 173

$200,000 or more : 51


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Total : 1,746


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Occupied : 1,340

Vacant : 406


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 70

Built 1990 to 1999 : 485

Built 1980 to 1989 : 472

Built 1970 to 1979 : 414

Built 1960 to 1969 : 162

Built 1950 to 1959 : 73

Built 1940 to 1949 : 0

Built 1939 or earlier : 70


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 1,139

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 0

Electricity : 91

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 98

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 0

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 12


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 12

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 11

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 12

$60,000 to $69,999 : 28

$70,000 to $79,999 : 19

$80,000 to $89,999 : 11

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 30

$125,000 to $149,999 : 23

$150,000 to $174,999 : 94

$175,000 to $199,999 : 77

$200,000 to $249,999 : 69

$250,000 to $299,999 : 58

$300,000 to $399,999 : 9

$400,000 to $499,999 : 10

$500,000 to $749,999 : 0

$750,000 to $999,999 : 0

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 23

Home equity loan only : 28

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 0

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 205

Housing units without a mortgage : 207


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Barrow City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $186,100

Built 1980 to 1989 : $167,100

Built 1970 to 1979 : $171,100

Built 1960 to 1969 : $168,500

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 :

Built 1939 or earlier :


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Barrow City, Alaska: 69.8%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Barrow City, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Juvenile facilities : 44.12%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • College/University student housing : 52.94%
  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 2.94%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Barrow City, Alaska

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2000        
  Single Family 11 11 $1,526,068
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 11 $1,526,068
2001        
  Single Family 1 1 $138,734
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

1 1 $138,734
2002        
  Single Family 0 0 $0
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

0 0 $0
2003        
  Single Family 7 7 $1,104,419
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

7 7 $1,104,419
2004        
  Single Family 16 16 $2,619,418
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

16 16 $2,619,418
2005        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,543,160
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,543,160
2006        
  Single Family 4 4 $745,272
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

4 4 $745,272


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Barrow City, AK): $67,097
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Barrow City): $145,000
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Barrow City): $981
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Barrow City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 88.5%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 0.8%
Electricity: 6.7%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 2.3%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 0.0%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 1.5%
No Fuel Used: 0.1%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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Government Analysis

People run the government through election of representatives and officials. Local governments are important to provide cohesion between individuals who must share public places. Worthwhile laws need to be debated, passed, and then enforced for a community to remain viable. Communities such as Barrow City, Alaska are often affected in positive and negative ways by government performance.



Health Care Centers Close To Barrow City, Alaska

Hospitals Close To Barrow City, Alaska

Nursing Homes Close To Barrow City, Alaska



Closest Nuclear Power Plant To
Barrow City, Alaska

Name:
Address:
Distance: 0 Miles


(updated 2007)



Social Security Users in Barrow City, Alaska

    Retired Workers: 175
    Disabled Workers: 55
    Widowers Workers: 40
    Spouses Workers: 5
    Children Workers: 100


(updated 2007)





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Taxes Analysis

Using tax dollars, government officials keep public places in repair, protect citizens, and provide for important services for the benefit of Barrow City, Alaska citizens.

Relocation to North Slope Borough, AK

5.35 % of North Slope Borough tax filers migrated from different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. Their adjusted gross income average was $41,286

Alaska Average 9.33 %

10 or fewer residents relocated from other nations

Lead counties where tax filers migrated to North Slope Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) from a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 0.95 % ($39,850 AGI )

Relocation away from North Slope Borough, AK

9.90 % of North Slope Borough tax filers migrated to different counties or other nations outside the United States between 2005 and 2006. This group's adjusted gross income averaged $57,220

Alaska Average 9.43 %

10 or fewer residents relocated to other nations

Lead counties where tax filers moved from North Slope Borough, AK (2005 / 2006) to a different county are as follows:

  • Anchorage Borough , AK 3.23 % ($48,535 AGI )
  • Fairbanks North Star , AK 1.09 % ($41,667 AGI )
  • Matanuska Susitna Bo , AK 0.55 % ($42,500 AGI )


(updated 2006)



Income Tax Rates in Alaska

Low Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)
High Bracket: (State Income Tax Free)


(updated 2008)



Sales Tax Rates in Alaska

No Sales Tax


(updated 2008)



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Weather Analysis

The enjoyment of the area in which you live is often affected by the weather. Each individual has a different view on what weather patterns will make them most happy. Some people love the seasons, others enjoy warm temperatures throughout the year while others may love the snow. The weather provided for Barrow City, Alaska is based on over 50 years of data.





















Storms In Barrow City, Alaska

  Fatalities Injuries Property
Damage
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Hurricanes And Storms In Barrow City, Alaska

  • Extratropical Storm: KARL - September 2004 - Wind Speed: 38 Knots *


* Hurricane and storm wind is an average wind speed during the storms's life in Barrow City, Alaska



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Crime Analysis

Everyone wants to feel safe. Individuals and families want to remain protected from violent or property crime. The crime data should not be totally relied upon when making a decision on where to live. If you are concerned, visit Barrow City, Alaska directly or research local government web sites.



Number of Sex Offenders In Alaska

2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
2,873 4,219 3,032 5,300 1,885 1,842 2,779 2,000 2,140 2,165


(updated 2014)



Jails in Barrow City, Alaska


  • Barrow City Jail


    1068 Kiogak St., Barrow, AK 99723
    Confined: 6
    Avg. Population: 2


(updated 2006)



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