North Slope Borough AK Information


North Slope Borough Subdivisions

North Slope Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 9,664
Daytime Population: Workers 12,984
Daytime Population: Residents 4,887
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,871
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.85
Population in Households 7,012
Population in Familes 5,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,652
Population Density2 0
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $76,618
Average Household Income $94,199
Per Capita Income $43,791


Total Housing Units 2,574 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 976 (37.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,116 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 482 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $158,241
Average Home Value $159,590


Total Households 2,092
Average Household Size 3.35
Family Households 1,468
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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 0.34% 0.28%
Households 0.42% 0.36%
Families 0.24% 0.24%
Median Household Income   0.62%
Per Capita Income   0.78%


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, 2017 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 # 25 7th
Diversity Index # 5 86th
Median Household Income # 7 79th
Per Capita Income # 2 97th

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