Barrow, Alaska Population 2019

Barrow, Alaska's estimated population is according to the most recent United States census estimates. Barrow, Alaska is the -th largest city in Alaska based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 0.00 people/mi² (0.00 people/km²).

The overall median age is 29.2 years, 29.6 years for males, and 28.9 years for females. For every 100 females there are 111.1 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 1,688 households in the city, with an average size of 3.12 people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 0%, with a median rent of $1061/month. The median house has 4.1 rooms, and has a value of $181,200.

The median income for households in Barrow, Alaska is $82,964, while the mean household income is $103,204.

Barrow Ak Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Barrow Ak was:

  • Native American: 62.06%
  • White: 13.00%
  • Asian: 11.18%
  • Two or more races: 7.92%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 3.88%
  • Other race: 1.62%
  • Black or African American: 0.34%
LatLng(71.2517, -156.8005)
Rank in State-th
StateAlaska
CountyNorth Slope Borough
Time Zone
Land Area (km²)48.61 (18.77 mi²)
Water Area (km²)7.01 (2.71 mi²)
TypeCity
GEOID205200
Density (km²)0.00
Density (mi²)0.00
Area Code(s)907
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20004,5811,1122.82%
19903,4691,2694.66%
19802,2001000.47%
19702,1008004.91%
19601,3009006.07%
19404000.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native2,720
White570
Asian490
Two or More Races347
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander170
Some Other Race71
Black or African American15

Barrow Ak Population Pyramid 2019

Barrow Ak Median Age

29.2


Total

29.6


Male

28.9


Female

Barrow Ak Adults

There are 2,851 adults, (330 of whom are seniors) in Barrow Ak.

Barrow Ak Age Dependency

73.9

Age Dependency Ratio

13.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

60.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Barrow Ak Sex Ratio

Female

2,076

47.36%

Male

2,307

52.64%

Barrow Ak Households and Families

Barrow Ak Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Barrow Ak Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female53.4%46.6%
Married52.3%47.7%
Male47.3%52.7%
All46.3%53.7%
Non Family30%70%

46.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3853.1246.3
Married5753.9852.3
Non Family3471.1830
Female2774.0653.4
Male1862.6547.3

3.53

Average Family Size

3.12

Average Household Size

9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.4%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Barrow Ak Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1265.08%
9th to 12th Grade2319.31%
High School Graduate85434.44%
Some College73529.64%
Associates Degree1154.64%
Bachelors Degree2299.23%
Graduate Degree1907.66%

Barrow Ak Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
Native American1,4291,10973
White448447238
Asian34933588
Multiple Races1211218
Islander80806
Hispanic6139
Other Race3816
Black15156

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 53.13%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$50,559$51,630$49,196
Less Than High School$31,447$32,083$30,357
High School Grad$31,364$40,221$20,924
Some College$55,184$61,382$50,577
Bachelors Degree$63,462$39,722$76,500
Graduate Degree$95,417$95,625$94,583

$50,559

Average Earnings

$51,630

Average Male

$49,196

Average Female

Barrow Ak Language

Barrow Ak Language by Age

Barrow Ak Language

56.35% of Barrow Ak residents speak only English, while 43.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other, which is spoken by 28.38% of the population.

Barrow Ak Poverty

Barrow Ak Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native2,63840715.43%
White5606110.89%
Multiple347102.88%
Black15320.00%

11.22%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.75%

Male Poverty Rate

12.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Barrow Ak

The race most likely to be in poverty in Barrow Ak is Black, with 20.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Barrow Ak is Multiple, with 2.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.55%. Among those working part-time, it was 12.55%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.01%.

Name Poverty
High School18.38%
Less Than High School16.81%
Some College5.53%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed24.32%
Male Unemployed17.88%
Female Employed6.14%
Male Employed2.98%

Barrow Ak Income

Barrow Ak Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,964$103,204
Families$95,000$112,820
Married Families$135,208-
Non Families$53,977$59,793

Barrow Ak Marital Status

Barrow Ak Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.5%

Male Marriage Rate

42.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Barrow Ak Married by Age and Sex

Barrow Ak Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Barrow Ak Marital Status by Race

Barrow Ak Veterans

116

Number of Veterans

107

Male Veterans

9

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam58
First Gulf War24
Second Gulf War18
Korea11
World War II

Barrow Ak Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
Indian502.92%
White4810.13%
2 or More1410.37%
Hawaiian44.21%

Barrow Ak Veterans by Education

8.62%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Barrow Ak Employment Status

69.4%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

14.2%

Unemployment Rate

Barrow Ak Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

70.20%

Born in Alaska

91.58%

Native Born

8.42%

Foreign Born

3.99%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

91.58% of Barrow Ak residents were born in the United States, with 70.20% having been born in Alaska. 3.99% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.