North Slope Borough, Alaska Population 2018

North Slope Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 9,782 with a growth rate of 1.04% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. North Slope Borough, Alaska is the 10th largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20179,7821011.04%
20169,681-4-0.04%
20169,685-95-0.97%
20159,780170.17%
20149,763-13-0.13%
20139,776840.87%
20129,6921431.50%
20119,549720.76%
20109,4773,49858.50%
19905,9791,78042.39%
19804,1991,53657.68%
19702,66353024.85%
19602,1330.00%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
American Indian and Alaska Native5,022
White3,150
Asian584
Two or More Races578
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander182
Some Other Race108
Black or African American57

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

North Slope Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

North Slope Borough, Alaska Median Age

33.8


Total

36.4


Male

28.9


Female

North Slope Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 7,212 adults, (455 of which are seniors) in North Slope Borough, Alaska.

North Slope Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

43.4

Age Dependency Ratio

6.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

North Slope Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

3,567

36.85%

Male

6,114

63.15%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Households and Families

North Slope Borough, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

North Slope Borough, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married56.2%43.8%
Female54.2%45.8%
Male53.2%46.8%
All50%50%
Non Family35%65%

50.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

North Slope Borough, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0183.2550
Married7724.2556.2
Non Family5031.2135
Female4484.0254.2
Male2952.9553.2

3.7

Average Family Size

3.25

Average Household Size

11.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.7%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Slope Borough, Alaska Households

North Slope Borough, Alaska Education

North Slope Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2173.43%
9th to 12th Grade5188.20%
High School Graduate2,39137.84%
Some College1,88429.82%
Associates Degree4126.52%
Bachelors Degree6159.73%
Graduate Degree2814.45%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7092,617580
Native American2,6432,065105
Asian420411116
Multiple Races28025539
Hispanic17413948
Islander95937
Other Race72516
Black403214

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 97.89%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 35.00%.

North Slope Borough, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$68,230$77,299$40,337
Less Than High School$37,679$52,011$25,139
High School Grad$51,762$67,917$22,857
Some College$72,132$81,100$46,333
Bachelors Degree$85,000$96,786$74,167
Graduate Degree$104,500$98,750$128,125

$68,230

Average Earnings

$77,299

Average Male

$40,337

Average Female

North Slope Borough, Alaska Language

North Slope Borough, Alaska Language by Age

North Slope Borough, Alaska Language

68.10% of North Slope Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 31.90% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Other, which is spoken by 22.13% of the population.

North Slope Borough, Alaska Poverty

North Slope Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4,97784416.96%
White3,0091484.92%
Asian583478.06%
Multiple577244.16%
Hispanic33130.91%
Black4536.67%
Islander18110.55%

11.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

8.92%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Slope Borough, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Slope Borough, Alaska is Native, with 16.96% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Slope Borough, Alaska is Islander, with 0.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.13%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.95%.

North Slope Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School16.35%
High School10.72%
Some College6.95%
Bachelors or Greater1.45%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Male Unemployed26.14%
Female Unemployed26.02%
Female Employed6.90%
Male Employed3.09%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Income

North Slope Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$72,027$88,304
Families$77,330$94,337
Married Families$115,400$122,464
Non Families$43,606$53,428

North Slope Borough, Alaska Marital Status

North Slope Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

46.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

Female Marriage Rate

North Slope Borough, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

North Slope Borough, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55To64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

North Slope Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans by War

623

Number of Veterans

596

Male Veterans

27

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Vietnam204
First Gulf War191
Second Gulf War95
Korea9
World War II1

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 54259
55 to 64225
65 to 7473
18 to 3444
75+22

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White49616.92%
Indian922.85%
2 or More195.96%
Hispanic136.84%
Black817.39%
Other56.33%
Hawaiian32.80%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

3.40%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Slope Borough, Alaska Employment Status

North Slope Borough, Alaska Employment by Age

80.8%

Labor Force Participation

72%

Employment Rate

10%

Unemployment Rate

North Slope Borough, Alaska Employment by Race

North Slope Borough, Alaska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in North Slope Borough, Alaska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Barrow421243351232.92%
Point Hope674692182.67%
Wainwright556573173.06%
Nuiqsut40241192.24%
Anaktuvuk Pass32433392.78%
Kaktovik23924120.84%
Atqasuk23323741.72%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990