North Pole is a city located in Fairbanks North Star County Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,269, it is the 40th largest city in Alaska and the 10267th largest city in the United States. North Pole is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually but its population has decreased by -23.58% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,969 in 2020. Spanning over 4 miles, North Pole has a population density of 555 people per square mile.
The average household income in North Pole is $87,521 with a poverty rate of 5.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,134 per month, and the median house value is $222,400. The median age in North Pole is 26.1 years, 25.1 years for males, and 27.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of North Polewas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 30.99%.
97.23% of North Pole residents speak only English, while 2.77% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.20% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in North Pole is Black, with 16.85% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in North Pole is Multiple, with 1.75% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.97%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.68%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
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98.75% of North Pole residents were born in the United States, with 43.31% having been born in Alaska. 0.88% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.