North Slope Borough AK Information


North Slope Borough Subdivisions

North Slope Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 9,514
Population in Households 6,862
Population in Familes 5,706
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,652
Population Density1 0
Diversity Index2 66


Median Household Income $76,962
Average Household Income $93,828
Per Capita Income $43,828


Total Housing Units 2,537 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 991 (39.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,043 (41.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 503 (19.8%)
Median Home Value $162,075
Average Home Value $161,439


Total Households 2,034
Average Household Size 3.37
Family Households 1,429
Average Family Size 4
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.11% -0.11%
Households 0.03% -0.23%
Families -0.12% -0.32%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   0.66%


North Slope Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Slope Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 10 69th
Population Density # 28 17th
Diversity Index # 6 83rd
Median Household Income # 8 76th
Per Capita Income # 3 93rd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.