North Slope County, Alaska Population 2022

North Slope County, Alaska's estimated population is 9,778 with a growth rate of -0.18% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. North Slope County, Alaska is the 11th largest county in Alaska. The 2010 Population was 9,478 and has seen a growth of 3.17% since this time.

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19602,1330.00%
19702,66353024.85%
19804,1991,53657.68%
19905,9791,78042.39%
20109,4783,49958.52%
20119,554760.80%
20129,6981441.51%
20139,792940.97%
20149,776-16-0.16%
20159,788120.12%
20169,694-94-0.96%
20179,7951011.04%
20189,850550.56%
20199,832-18-0.18%
20209,814-18-0.18%
20219,796-18-0.18%
20229,778-18-0.18%
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North Slope County, Alaska Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,68328.62%
Black or African American1471.57%
American Indian and Alaska Native4,93352.62%
Asian5465.82%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2042.18%
Some Other Race1281.37%
Two or More Races7347.83%
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North Slope County, Alaska Population by Race

North Slope County, Alaska Population Pyramid 2022

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North Slope County, Alaska Median Age

34.2


Total

36.6


Male

30.6


Female

North Slope County, Alaska Adults

There are 6,891 adults, (673 of whom are seniors) in North Slope County, Alaska.

North Slope County, Alaska Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

10.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.9

Child Dependency Ratio

North Slope County, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

3,694

39.40%

Male

5,681

60.60%

North Slope County, Alaska Population by Age

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

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North Slope County, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married58.4%41.6%
Female47.5%52.5%
All46.8%53.2%
Male46%54%
Non Family31%69%

46.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

North Slope County, Alaska Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9913.2646.8
Married7114.3458.4
Male3152.946
Female4424.0747.5
Non Family5231.3431

3.69

Average Family Size

3.26

Average Household Size

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North Slope County, Alaska Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2093.38%
9th to 12th Grade4897.90%
High School Graduate2,53941.04%
Some College1,53624.83%
Associates Degree4787.73%
Bachelors Degree70011.31%
Graduate Degree2363.81%
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North Slope County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

North Slope County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Black14414052
Asian425414128
White2,3442,280598
2+ Races23723238
Hispanic27622744
Other Race12810414
Native American2,7262,13672
Islander128128

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 36.11%.

North Slope County, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$61,113$62,389$53,208
Less Than 9th Grade$33,750$47,083$25,357
High School Graduate$60,417$63,202$43,365
Some College$62,470$64,725$55,959
Bachelors Degree$64,524$52,083$71,094
Graduate Degree$86,400$80,972$86,950

$61,113

Average Earnings

$62,389

Average Male

$53,208

Average Female

North Slope County, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

North Slope County, Alaska Language by Age

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North Slope County, Alaska Language

63.33% of North Slope County, Alaska residents speak only English, while 36.67% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 24.78% of the population.

North Slope County, Alaska Language

North Slope County, Alaska Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native4,84372715.01%
Multiple733354.77%
White2,6071074.10%
OtherNaN%

9.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.49%

Male Poverty Rate

12.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in North Slope County, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in North Slope County, Alaska is Native, with 15.01% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in North Slope County, Alaska is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.91%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.94%.

North Slope County, Alaska Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.35%
High School8.63%
Some College3.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.21%

North Slope County, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed1.75%
Male Unemployed17.66%
Female Employed4.22%
Female Unemployed25.57%

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

North Slope County, Alaska Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$79,083$92,121
Families$84,342$96,631
Married Families$108,203-
Non Families$53,386$54,312
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Income by Household Type

North Slope County, Alaska Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

51.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.2%

Female Marriage Rate

North Slope County, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

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North Slope County, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

North Slope County, Alaska Marital Status by Race

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North Slope County, Alaska Marital Status

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458

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War107
First Gulf War123
Vietnam140
Korea9
World War II1

North Slope County, Alaska Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3421
35 to 54174
55 to 64136
65 to 7483
75+44

North Slope County, Alaska Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White29811.83%
Black2919.86%
Native American1253.93%
2+ Races61.89%
Hispanic82.70%

North Slope County, Alaska Veterans by Race

North Slope County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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3.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.76%

Veteran Disability Rate

North Slope County, Alaska Veterans by Education

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79.7%

Labor Force Participation

71.8%

Employment Rate

9.8%

Unemployment Rate

North Slope County, Alaska Employment by Age

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North Slope County, Alaska Employment by Race

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North Slope County, Alaska Employment by Education

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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62.62%

Born in North Slope County, Alaska

92.97%

Native Born

7.03%

Foreign Born

3.79%

Non Citizen

3.24%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.97% of North Slope County, Alaska residents were born in the United States, with 62.62% having been born in Alaska. 3.79% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

North Slope County, Alaska Place of Birth

  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

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