North Pole, Alaska Population 2020

2,109
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North Pole is a city located in Alaska. With a 2020 population of 2,109, it is the 23rd largest city in Alaska and the 7396th largest city in the United States. North Pole is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,117 in 2010. North Pole reached it's highest population of 2,144 in 2011. Spanning over 4 miles, North Pole has a population density of 516 people per square mile.

The average household income in North Pole is $86,361 with a poverty rate of 8.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,105 per month, and the median house value is $222,100. The median age in North Pole is 27.9 years, 26.6 years for males, and 28.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 108.6 males.

North Pole Demographics

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

  • White: 75.11%
  • Black or African American: 9.74%
  • Two or more races: 6.77%
  • Native American: 5.30%
  • Asian: 2.82%
  • Other race: 0.26%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of North Pole, Alaska is 2,109, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,113.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,117.

North Pole, Alaska Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,99875.11%
Black or African American2599.74%
Two or More Races1806.77%
American Indian and Alaska Native1415.30%
Asian752.82%
Some Other Race70.26%
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North Pole Population Pyramid 2020

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North Pole Median Age

27.9


Total

26.6


Male

28.5


Female

North Pole Adults

There are 1,944 adults, (126 of whom are seniors) in North Pole.

North Pole Age Dependency

46.3

Age Dependency Ratio

6.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Child Dependency Ratio

North Pole Sex Ratio

Female

1,275

47.93%

Male

1,385

52.07%

North Pole Households and Families

North Pole Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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North Pole Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married67.5%32.5%
All51%49%
Male44.7%55.3%
Female40%60%
Non Family18.8%81.2%

51.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9392.8151
Married5703.3567.5
Non Family2611.4818.8
Female703.3640
Male382.8744.7

3.28

Average Family Size

2.81

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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North Pole Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade422.85%
9th to 12th Grade674.55%
High School Graduate34223.20%
Some College49233.38%
Associates Degree20413.84%
Bachelors Degree20113.64%
Graduate Degree1268.55%
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North Pole Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,1721,114315
Black1151097
Asian63535
Multiple Races5933
Native American5656
Hispanic189

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 26.88%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,676$57,429$32,300
Less Than High School$22,353$31,806$21,397
High School Grad$22,045$27,400$15,938
Some College$51,842$58,036$45,083
Bachelors Degree$77,292$80,208$50,833
Graduate Degree$49,271$109,792$38,000

$43,676

Average Earnings

$57,429

Average Male

$32,300

Average Female

North Pole Language

North Pole Language by Age

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North Pole Language

92.02% of North Pole residents speak only English, while 7.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.92% of the population.

North Pole Poverty

North Pole Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,9521306.66%
Multiple1755028.57%
Black2593212.36%

8.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

8.65%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Pole

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Pole is Multiple, with 28.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Pole is White, with 6.66% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.10%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.80%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School39.45%
High School9.94%
Some College4.31%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%
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Name Poverty
Male Unemployed100.00%
Female Unemployed7.55%
Female Employed4.67%
Male Employed2.45%

North Pole Income

North Pole Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,301$86,361
Families$88,843$91,974
Married Families$89,583-
Non Families$62,321$69,103
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North Pole Marital Status

North Pole Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

58.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.1%

Male Marriage Rate

60.7%

Female Marriage Rate

North Pole Married by Age and Sex

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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

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North Pole Veterans

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421

Number of Veterans

306

Male Veterans

115

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War274
First Gulf War137
Vietnam46
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34193
35 to 54133
55 to 6469
75+13
65 to 7413
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Name Veterans % of Total
White26318.87%
Black13662.10%
Hispanic3266.67%
Asian913.85%
2 or More88.79%
Indian57.94%

North Pole Veterans by Education

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5.46%

Veteran Poverty Rate

15.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Pole Employment Status

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73.1%

Labor Force Participation

63.6%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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41.47%

Born in Alaska

97.22%

Native Born

2.78%

Foreign Born

1.58%

Non Citizen

1.20%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.22% of North Pole residents were born in the United States, with 41.47% having been born in Alaska. 1.58% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,109-2-0.09%
20192,111-2-0.09%
20182,113150.71%
20172,098-2-0.10%
20162,100211.01%
20152,079-6-0.29%
20142,085-43-2.02%
20132,128-8-0.37%
20122,136-8-0.37%
20112,144140.66%
20102,1300.00%