North Pole, Alaska Population 2024

2,523

North Pole is a city located in Fairbanks North Star County Alaska. North Pole has a 2024 population of 2,523. North Pole is currently growing at a rate of 3.06% annually and its population has increased by 12.33% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,246 in 2020.

The average household income in North Pole is $106,846 with a poverty rate of 6.8%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in North Pole is 28.4 years, 25.5 years for males, and 29.1 years for females.

North Pole Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Pole was:

  • White: 69.74%
  • Two or more races: 14.2%
  • Native American: 7.35%
  • Black or African American: 4.97%
  • Asian: 2.95%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Alaska
Land Area (mi²)
4.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
617.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
12.33% (277)
The current population of North Pole, Alaska is 2,523 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,246.

North Pole, Alaska Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,96469.74%
Two or more races40014.2%
Native American2077.35%
Black or African American1404.97%
Asian832.95%
Other race220.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

North Pole Population by Race

North Pole Population Pyramid 2024

North Pole Median Age

28.4

Total

25.5

Male

29.1

Female

North Pole Adults

There are 1,846 adults, (148 of whom are seniors) in North Pole.

North Pole Age Dependency

65.8

Age Dependency Ratio

8.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

57.1

Child Dependency Ratio

North Pole Sex Ratio

Female1,30546.34%
Male1,51153.66%

North Pole Population by Age

North Pole Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0132.7654.745.3
Married5443.765.134.9
Non Family3541.2438.161.9
Female882.9451.148.9
Male273.1974.125.9
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3.56

Average Family Size

2.76

Average Household Size

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

North Pole Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

North Pole Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Pole Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 55.13%.

North Pole Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$67,031

Average Earnings

$67,949

Average Male

$64,728

Average Female

North Pole Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Pole Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

North Pole Language

94.52% of North Pole residents speak only English, while 5.48% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 4.45% of the population.

North Pole Language

North Pole Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,7711428.02%
Multiple396317.83%
Black1401712.14%
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6.8%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.9%

Male Poverty Rate

5.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Pole

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Pole is Black, with 12.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Pole is Multiple, with 7.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.74%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.57%.

North Pole Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade63.64%
High School9.11%
Some College3.97%
Bachelors or Greater0.89%
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North Pole Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed100%
Female Unemployed26.67%
Male Employed6.33%
Female Employed
showing: 4 rows

North Pole Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

North Pole Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

North Pole Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

59.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.2%

Female Marriage Rate

North Pole Married by Age and Sex

male

female

North Pole Marriage

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

North Pole Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

North Pole Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

330

Number of Veterans

259

Male Veterans

71

Female Veterans

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North Pole Veterans by War

count

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North Pole Veterans by Age

count

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North Pole Veterans by Race

North Pole Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.42%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.39%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Pole Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

77.4%

Labor Force Participation

65.6%

Employment Rate

3.8%

Unemployment Rate

North Pole Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

North Pole Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

North Pole Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

45.85%

Born in North Pole

96.88%

Native Born

3.13%

Foreign Born

0.18%

Non Citizen

2.95%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.88% of North Pole residents were born in the United States, with 45.85% having been born in Alaska. 0.18% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

North Pole Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,898752.66%
20282,823752.73%
20272,748752.81%
20262,673752.89%
20252,598752.97%
20242,523753.06%
20232,448753.16%
20222,373753.26%
20212,298522.32%
20202,2461497.11%
20192,097-14-0.66%
20182,11180.38%
20172,103-4-0.19%
20162,107241.15%
20152,083-3-0.14%
20142,086-45-2.11%
20132,131-10-0.47%
20122,141-5-0.23%
20112,146160.75%
20102,130
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North Pole Population by Year