North Slope Borough, Alaska Population 2020

North Slope Borough, Alaska's estimated population is 9,831 with a growth rate of 1.16% 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
20189,872410.42%
20179,8311131.16%
20169,718-77-0.79%
20159,795260.27%
20149,769-17-0.17%
20139,786940.97%
20129,6921421.49%
20119,550740.78%
20109,4763,49758.49%
19905,9791,78042.39%
19804,1991,53657.68%
19702,66353024.85%
19602,1330.00%

How Many People Live in North Slope Borough, Alaska?

9,831

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
American Indian and Alaska Native5,09351.99%
White3,09931.63%
Two or More Races7007.15%
Asian5485.59%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1751.79%
Some Other Race981.00%
Black or African American840.86%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Population Pyramid 2020

North Slope Borough, Alaska Median Age

34.8


Total

37.5


Male

30.4


Female

North Slope Borough, Alaska Adults

There are 7,257 adults, (627 of whom are seniors) in North Slope Borough, Alaska.

North Slope Borough, Alaska Age Dependency

47.8

Age Dependency Ratio

9.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.3

Child Dependency Ratio

North Slope Borough, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

3,681

37.57%

Male

6,116

62.43%

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
Female60.4%39.6%
Married56.2%43.8%
Male50.3%49.7%
All50.3%49.7%
Non Family32.6%67.4%

50.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9663.3850.3
Married7134.6156.2
Non Family4941.2232.6
Female4394.0860.4
Male3203.0250.3

3.86

Average Family Size

3.38

Average Household Size

12.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

North Slope Borough, Alaska Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2133.27%
9th to 12th Grade4536.96%
High School Graduate2,79742.96%
Some College1,55023.81%
Associates Degree4186.42%
Bachelors Degree74111.38%
Graduate Degree3385.19%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White2,7692,720778
Native American2,7532,171109
Asian402392100
Multiple Races29828838
Hispanic14513434
Islander9494
Other Race74655
Black686224

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 35.29%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$67,923$74,139$49,231
Less Than High School$28,750$39,097$25,772
High School Grad$60,625$69,838$31,184
Some College$72,702$77,802$55,987
Bachelors Degree$80,568$81,833$75,000
Graduate Degree$90,938$87,656$101,250

$67,923

Average Earnings

$74,139

Average Male

$49,231

Average Female

North Slope Borough, Alaska Language

North Slope Borough, Alaska Language by Age

North Slope Borough, Alaska Language

67.28% of North Slope Borough, Alaska residents speak only English, while 32.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 22.52% of the population.

North Slope Borough, Alaska Poverty

North Slope Borough, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native5,04474314.73%
White3,0091203.99%
Multiple700365.14%
Black7345.48%
Islander17310.58%

9.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.97%

Male Poverty Rate

11.60%

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 14.73% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Slope Borough, Alaska is Islander, with 0.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.98%. Among those working part-time, it was 14.82%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.81%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School19.25%
High School9.27%
Some College3.80%
Bachelors or Greater0.09%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Income

North Slope Borough, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$75,431$93,624
Families$81,979$100,415
Married Families$115,202-
Non Families$46,346$53,319

North Slope Borough, Alaska Marital Status

North Slope Borough, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

38.4%

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

North Slope Borough, Alaska Marital Status by Race

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans

604

Number of Veterans

582

Male Veterans

22

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam203
First Gulf War186
Second Gulf War124
Korea16
World War II1

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White45415.54%
Indian1123.42%
2 or More308.90%
Hispanic85.16%
Black810.96%

North Slope Borough, Alaska Veterans by Education

1.17%

Veteran Poverty Rate

18.53%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Slope Borough, Alaska Employment Status

80.3%

Labor Force Participation

72.6%

Employment Rate

9%

Unemployment Rate

North Slope Borough, Alaska 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

61.38%

Born in Alaska

94.14%

Native Born

5.86%

Foreign Born

2.93%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.14% of North Slope Borough, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 61.38% having been born in Alaska. 2.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

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%
  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