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People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of North Slope Borough, 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 North Slope Borough, Alaska

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 22   (0.8%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 7   (0.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 18   (0.6%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 45   (1.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 169   (6.1%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 203   (7.3%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 536   (19.3%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 924   (33.3%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 329   (11.9%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 171   (6.2%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 37   (1.3%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 28   (1.0%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 149   (5.4%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 134   (4.8%)


(updated 2010)



Means Of Transportation
(North Slope Borough, Alaska)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 682

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 595

In 3-person carpool : 105

In 4-person carpool : 35

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 8

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 0

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 4

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 : 841

Other means : 126

Worked at home : 63


(updated 2009)



Travel Time To Work
(North Slope Borough, Alaska)

Less than 5 minutes : 1,076

5 to 9 minutes : 920

10 to 14 minutes : 238

15 to 19 minutes : 179

20 to 24 minutes : 10

25 to 29 minutes : 14

30 to 34 minutes : 24

35 to 39 minutes : 0

40 to 44 minutes : 0

45 to 59 minutes : 0

60 to 89 minutes : 4

90 or more minutes : 0


(updated 2009)



Social Security Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(North Slope Borough, Alaska)

With Social Security income : 285

No Social Security income : 1,764


(updated 2009)



Retirement Income In The Past 12 Months For Households
(North Slope Borough, Alaska)

With retirement income : 254

No retirement income : 1,795


(updated 2009)



Family Income (Annual)
(North Slope Borough, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 130

$10,000 to $14,999 : 17

$15,000 to $19,999 : 9

$20,000 to $24,999 : 61

$25,000 to $29,999 : 111

$30,000 to $34,999 : 72

$35,000 to $39,999 : 37

$40,000 to $44,999 : 96

$45,000 to $49,999 : 48

$50,000 to $59,999 : 103

$60,000 to $74,999 : 112

$75,000 to $99,999 : 202

$100,000 to $124,999 : 139

$125,000 to $149,999 : 128

$150,000 to $199,999 : 168

$200,000 or more : 45


(updated 2009)



Median Family Income (Annual)
(North Slope Borough, Alaska)

Median family income in the past 12 months (in 2009 inflation-adjusted dollars) : $68,429


(updated 2009)



Occupations in North Slope Borough, Alaska

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 453  (27.6%)
  • Service Occupations: 313  (19.1%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 154  (9.4%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 7  (0.4%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 432  (26.3%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 567  (42.1%)
  • Service Occupations: 225  (16.7%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 506  (37.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 0  (0.0%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 21  (1.6%)


(updated 2010)



Most Common Industries in North Slope Borough, Alaska

Male:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.74%

Mining

1.10%

Construction

6.92%

Manufacturing

0.23%

Wholesale Trade

0.23%

Retail Trade

2.84%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

3.71%

Utilities

3.88%

Information

0.80%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

0.07%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

1.51%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

0.80%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.07%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

0.94%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

9.87%

Health Care And Social Assistance

3.65%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.27%

Accommodation And Food Services

1.17%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

2.74%

Public Administration

13.38%

Female:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining:

 

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting

0.0%

Mining

0.27%

Construction

1.00%

Manufacturing

0.17%

Wholesale Trade

0.03%

Retail Trade

3.51%

Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities:

 

Transportation And Warehousing

1.61%

Utilities

0.23%

Information

0.64%

Finance, Insurance, Real Estate And Rental And Leasing:

 

Finance And Insurance

0.27%

Real Estate And Rental And Leasing

0.64%

Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services:

 

Professional, Scientific, And Technical Services

1.00%

Management Of Companies And Enterprises

0.0%

Administrative And Support And Waste Management Services

0.47%

Educational, Health And Social Services:

 

Educational Services

12.81%

Health Care And Social Assistance

7.69%

Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services:

 

Arts, Entertainment, And Recreation

0.50%

Accommodation And Food Services

1.30%

Other Services (except Public Administration)

3.24%

Public Administration

9.70%


(updated 2010)



Employment Rate In North Slope Borough, Alaska

Employed: 3,835
Unemployed: 289



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
North Slope Borough, Alaska

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 35.7%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Other: 64.3%



Water Usage In North Slope Borough, Alaska

Ground Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 89.85 Mgal/d

Total 89.85 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 0.00 Mgal/d
Saline 49.53 Mgal/d

Total 49.53 Mgal/d





There are 0 Farms In North Slope Borough, Alaska


(updated 2008)



Banks In North Slope Borough, Alaska

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 1 Branches


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

(updated 2014)



Salary Income in North Slope Borough, Alaska (1999)

With Wage Or Salary Income

91.87%

No Wage Or Salary Income

8.13%

(updated 2010)



Self-Employment Income in North Slope Borough, Alaska (1999)

With Self-employment Income

8.74%

No Self-employment Income

91.26%

(updated 2010)



Airports Near North Slope Borough, Alaska

  • Puviaq Airport


    (about 13.4 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A15)

  • Cape Simpson #1


    (about 21.0 miles in Atqasuk, Alaska; Airport Code: A81)

  • Teshepkuk Lake Airport


    (about 23.9 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A42)

  • Ice Strip


    (about 25.5 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A95)

  • Lonely AS


    (about 26.7 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: LNI)

  • Lonely Air Station


    (about 26.8 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: LNI)

  • Ice Strip


    (about 31.7 miles in Atqasuk, Alaska; Airport Code: A94)

  • Cape Simpson No. 7


    (about 31.8 miles in Atqasuk, Alaska; Airport Code: A80)

  • Lake


    (about 31.9 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A78)

  • Arley Lake Airport


    (about 34.0 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A16)

  • Cape Simpson Airport


    (about 36.3 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A40)

  • Kogru River Airport


    (about 38.6 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A41)

  • Mooseville Airstrip Airport


    (about 45.5 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A49)

  • Inigok


    (about 45.8 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: FVZ)

  • Cape Simpson No. 1


    (about 62.4 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A79)

  • Alpine Airstrip


    (about 71.4 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A20)

  • Alpine Airstrip


    (about 71.4 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: DQH)

  • Alpine Air Strip


    (about 71.6 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: DQH)

  • Nuiqsut Airport


    (about 73.1 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: NUI)

  • Ice Strip


    (about 76.4 miles in Barrow, Alaska; Airport Code: A96)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in North Slope Borough, Alaska

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

23.93%

Carpooled

27.24%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

5.67%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.0%

Subway Or Elevated

0.0%

Railroad

0.0%

Ferryboat

0.0%

Taxicab

4.97%

Motorcycle

0.11%

Bicycle

0.28%

Walked

26.60%

Other Means

8.88%

Worked At Home

2.33%



(updated 2010)



Most Common Occupations in North Slope Borough, Alaska

Male:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

5.32%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.0%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

0.54%

Financial Specialists

0.60%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.90%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.13%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.10%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.60%

Community And Social Services Occupations

0.97%

Legal Occupations

0.10%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

4.68%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.27%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

0.80%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.13%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

0.23%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

2.61%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.94%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

1.10%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

4.75%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

0.84%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

1.34%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

3.81%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.23%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.30%

Construction Trades Workers

7.63%

Extraction Workers

0.40%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

6.12%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

2.34%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.07%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.50%

Motor Vehicle Operators

3.28%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.33%

Material Moving Workers

2.94%

Female:

 

Management, Professional, And Related Occupations:

 

Management, Business, And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Management Occupations, Except Farmers And Farm Managers

4.25%

Farmers And Farm Managers

0.0%

Business And Financial Operations Occupations:

 

Business Operations Specialists

0.67%

Financial Specialists

1.07%

Professional And Related Occupations:

 

Computer And Mathematical Occupations

0.10%

Architecture And Engineering Occupations:

 

Architects, Surveyors, Cartographers, And Engineers

0.0%

Drafters, Engineering, And Mapping Technicians

0.0%

Life, Physical, And Social Science Occupations

0.37%

Community And Social Services Occupations

1.64%

Legal Occupations

0.50%

Education, Training, And Library Occupations

7.93%

Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports, And Media Occupations

0.54%

Healthcare Practitioners And Technical Occupations:

 

Health Diagnosing And Treating Practitioners And Technical Occupations

1.47%

Health Technologists And Technicians

0.43%

Service Occupations:

 

Healthcare Support Occupations

1.04%

Protective Service Occupations:

 

Fire Fighting, Prevention, And Law Enforcement Workers, Including Supervisors

0.23%

Other Protective Service Workers, Including Supervisors

0.10%

Food Preparation And Serving Related Occupations

1.64%

Building And Grounds Cleaning And Maintenance Occupations

1.57%

Personal Care And Service Occupations

2.94%

Sales And Office Occupations:

 

Sales And Related Occupations

3.21%

Office And Administrative Support Occupations

13.71%

Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations

0.0%

Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations:

 

Construction And Extraction Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Construction And Extraction Workers

0.0%

Construction Trades Workers

0.37%

Extraction Workers

0.13%

Installation, Maintenance, And Repair Occupations

0.20%

Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Production Occupations

0.23%

Transportation And Material Moving Occupations:

 

Supervisors, Transportation And Material Moving Workers

0.0%

Aircraft And Traffic Control Occupations

0.0%

Motor Vehicle Operators

0.20%

Rail, Water And Other Transportation Occupations

0.20%

Material Moving Workers

0.33%


(updated 2010)



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