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North Slope Borough

Population in 2012: 4,346 (88% urban, 12% rural). Population change since 2000: -5.1%
 

Males: 2,232  (51.4%)
Females: 2,114  (48.6%)

Median resident age:  28.0 years
Alaska median age:  36.1 years

Zip codes: 99723.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $87,617 (it was $67,097 in 2000)
Barrow:

$87,617
Alaska:

$67,825
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $25,718

Barrow city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $186,099 (it was $145,000 in 2000)
Barrow:

$186,099
Alaska:

$238,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $181,486; Detached houses: $175,534; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,531; In 2-unit structures: $188,935; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $329,140; Mobile homes: $380,862

Median gross rent in 2011: $1,100.

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  • American Indian alone - 1,901 (45.8%)
  • White alone - 1,523 (36.7%)
  • Hispanic - 295 (7.1%)
  • Two or more races - 277 (6.7%)
  • Asian alone - 66 (1.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 57 (1.4%)
  • Black alone - 34 (0.8%)

Races in Barrow detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Barrow: 97.5 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (15.3%), English (8.6%), Irish (5.6%), Scottish (4.1%), French (3.2%), Greek (2.4%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated in 1958

Land area: 18.4 square miles.

Population density: 236 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).




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For population 25 years and over in Barrow:

  • High school or higher: 84.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.2%
  • Unemployed: 15.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Barrow city:

  • Never married: 50.9%
  • Now married: 34.2%
  • Separated: 4.5%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 7.5%

119 residents are foreign born (7.7% Asia, 1.6% Latin America).

This city:  2.9%
Alaska:  6.4%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 17 registered sex offenders living in Barrow, Alaska as of April 19, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Barrow to the number of sex offenders is 241 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,532 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,288 (1.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (724.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2929.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Atqasuk, AK (7.7 miles ), Wainwright, AK (9.3 miles ), Alpine, AK (12.2 miles) , Nuiqsut, AK (12.3 miles ), Point Lay, AK (13.4 miles ), Prudhoe Bay, AK (13.9 miles) , Anaktuvuk Pass, AK (15.8 miles ), Red Dog Mine, AK (16.3 miles) .

Latitude: 71.30 N, Longitude: 156.74 W

Area code: 907

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Barrow, Alaska accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +1,078 (+30.8%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (22%)
  • Educational services (21%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Public administration (24%)
  • Educational services (23%)
  • Health care and social assistance (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (14%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)

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Earthquake activity:

Barrow-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1991 at 02:46:31, a magnitude 3.5 (3.2 MB, 3.5 ML, Depth: 20.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in North Slope Borough County (3) is a lot smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 2, Flood: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Birthplace of: Kathleen Bryson - Novelist.

Political contributions by individuals in Barrow, AK

Airports located in Barrow:


Local government website: www.cityofbarrow.org

College/University in Barrow:

  • Ilisagvik College (Full-time enrollment: 46; Location: Narl Facility; Public; Website: www.ilisagvik.cc)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Barrow:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 501 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 4,287)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 725 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 7,786)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1901 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 2,471)
  • Western Washington University (about 1904 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 12,991)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1927 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 2,820)
  • Everett Community College (about 1956 miles; Everett, WA; FT enrollment: 3,612)
  • Edmonds Community College (about 1966 miles; Lynnwood, WA; FT enrollment: 4,635)

Public high schools in Barrow:

Public elementary/middle schools in Barrow:

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Library in Barrow:

  • TUZZY CONSORTIUM LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,186,644; Location: 5421 NORTH STAR STREET; 50,768 books; 2,424 e-books; 3,847 audio materials; 6,097 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 167 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Barrow: Kiku (A), Amungna (B), North Slope Borough Fire Department (C), North Slope Borough Public Health Center (D), North Slope Air Ambulance (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Emaiksoun Lake (A), Imikpuk Lake (B), Isatkoak Lagoon (C), Middle Salt Lagoon (D), North Meadow Lake (E), Nunavak Bay (F), South Salt Lagoon (G), Isatkoak Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Beaded Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Barrow: Birnirk Site (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: King Eider Inn of Barrow Alaska (1752 Ahkovak Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

 
North Slope Borough County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Barrow and their reported violations in the past:

BARROW UTILITIES & ELEC. COOP. (Address: 1295 AGVIK STREET , Population served: 4750, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2001
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2005
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2000 and SEP-25-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (SEP-25-2000)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-1997
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
NSBU - POINT HOPE (Population served: 834, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1998
  • 13 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2006
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2005. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-01-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In NOV-2005. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-01-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In OCT-2005. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-01-2006)
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 53 other older monitoring violations
NSBU - WAINWRIGHT (Population served: 585, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1997
  • 8 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2006
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Other (JUN-27-2006)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Other (JUN-27-2006)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2005
  • 14 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • 42 other older monitoring violations
NSBU - NUIQSUT (Population served: 433, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In APR-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1999
  • 33 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2006
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and SEP-15-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (SEP-15-2004)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2004. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAY-20-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2004. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAY-20-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2004. Follow-up actions: St Other (MAY-20-2005)
  • 7 routine major monitoring violations
  • 26 other older monitoring violations
NSBU - ANAKTUVUK PASS (Population served: 324, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2001 and AUG-01-2001, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-01-2001)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 60 regular monitoring violations
NSBU - KAKTOVIK (BARTER IS) (Population served: 303, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-2003
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-2003
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAR-2003
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In SEP-1997
  • 3 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2005
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In DEC-2004
  • 19 routine major monitoring violations
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 67 other older monitoring violations
UIC / NARL (Population served: 297, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In JUN-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAY-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In MAR-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • M&R Filter Turbidity Reporting - In FEB-2006, Contaminant: IESWTR
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2005 and DEC-12-2005, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-12-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
  • 8 other older monitoring violations
NSBU - ATQASUK (Population served: 284, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In AUG-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUL-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JUN-1998
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In MAY-1998
  • 18 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-2006
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2004. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from APR-20-2005 to MAY-09-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAR-2004. Follow-up actions: St Other (APR-20-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2004. Follow-up actions: St Other (2 times from MAY-05-2004 to APR-20-2005)
  • 10 routine major monitoring violations
  • 42 regular monitoring violations
  • 63 other older monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.1%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.2% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.3 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.8%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  12.7%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Barrow, AK

18 people in college/university student housing in 2010
15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010

People in group quarters in Barrow in 2000:

  • 29 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 27 people in other group homes
  • 18 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 14 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories

Barrow compared to Alaska state average:

Barrow, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage above state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Barrow (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Barrow Branch at 1078 Kiogak Street, branch established on 1962/04/17. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Barrow, Alaska:

  • Top Of The World Hotel, 1200 Agvik, Barrow, AK 99723 , Phone: (907) 852-3900
  • Barrow Airport Inn, 1815 Okpik St, Barrow, AK 99723 , Phone: (907) 852-2525
  • Top Of The World Hotel, PO Box 189, Barrow, AK 99723 , Phone: (907) 852-3900
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Barrow, Alaska

Educational Attainment (%) in 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Barrow travel time to work - commute


Barrow mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (92%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

13.76 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
North Slope Borough:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 3
North Slope Borough:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

37.0%
Alaska:

27.8%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 9$49,645$66,1930$0
Other Government Administration 2$17,199$103,1940$0
Other and Unallocable 27$60,985$27,1043$3,456
Totals for Government 38$127,829$40,3673$3,456

Barrow government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $679,000 ($156.24)
    General - Other: $585,000 ($134.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $585,000 ($134.61)

Barrow government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $175,000 ($40.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $595,000 ($136.91)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $119,000 ($27.38)
  • Tax - NEC: $46,000 ($10.58)
    Other Selective Sales: $38,000 ($8.74)

5.35% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($41,286 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
Alaska average:

9.33%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.95% ($39,850 average AGI)


9.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($57,220 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.90%
Alaska average:

9.43%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  3.23% ($48,535 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  1.09% ($41,667)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.55% ($42,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Barrow:

  • KBRW (680 AM; 10 kW; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KOTZ (720 AM; 10 kW; KOTZEBUE, AK; Owner: KOTZEBUE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KNOM (780 AM; 25 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: CATHOLIC BISHOP OF NORTHERN ALASKA)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KYUK (640 AM; 10 kW; BETHEL, AK; Owner: BETHEL BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Barrow:

  • KBRW-FM (91.9 FM; BARROW, AK; Owner: SILAKKUAGVIK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • K296DI (107.1 FM; BARROW, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK MISSIONARY FELLOWSHP)

TV broadcast stations around Barrow:

  • K11NN (Channel 11; BARROW, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)
  • K04KS (Channel 4; BARROW, AK; Owner: STATE OF ALASKA)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Barrow, Alaska:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 10
  • Fatalities: 14
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4
Alaska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 132
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 194
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 61
  • Fatalities: 144
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 355
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14

See more detailed statistics of Barrow fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Barrow)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Barrow, AK)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 16 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Barrow)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Barrow)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 28
  • Hazardous Condition: 30

Incident types - Barrow


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Barrow, AK

Most common first names in Barrow, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William760.9 years
Joseph664.3 years
Mary680.2 years
David569.8 years
James555.4 years
Alice578.0 years
Robert568.2 years
Dora446.8 years
Carl467.8 years
Daniel477.3 years
Most common last names in Barrow, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Leavitt1774.3 years
Hopson1064.9 years
Elavgak871.5 years
Okpeaha770.2 years
Simmonds774.1 years
Itta681.2 years
Ahvakana559.2 years
Sakeagak576.8 years
Ahkivgak575.2 years
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