North Pole, Alaska

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Population in 2013: 2,214 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: +41.0%
Males: 1,087  (49.1%)
Females: 1,127  (50.9%)
Median resident age:  29.7 years
Alaska median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 99705.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $68,229 (it was $44,583 in 2000)
North Pole:

$68,229
AK:

$67,712
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $32,782 (it was $21,426 in 2000)

North Pole city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $206,463 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
North Pole:

$206,463
AK:

$245,100
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $211,720; Detached houses: $219,901; Townhouses or other attached units: $127,822; In 2-unit structures: $276,949; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $174,691; Mobile homes: $58,230

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,080.

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  • White alone - 1,822 (80.2%)
  • Hispanic - 133 (5.9%)
  • Two or more races - 122 (5.4%)
  • Black alone - 109 (4.8%)
  • Asian alone - 53 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 34 (1.5%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in North Pole: 106.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (16.1%), Irish (12.6%), English (10.4%), Norwegian (4.2%), United States (4.2%), French (2.8%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated on 01/15/1953

Land area: 4.20 square miles.

Population density: 527 people per square mile   (low).

North Pole,AK real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in North Pole:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in North Pole city:

  • Never married: 31.7%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 4.9%
  • Widowed: 3.8%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

63 residents are foreign born (2.0% Asia, 0.4% Europe, 0.3% North America).

This city:  2.7%
Alaska:  6.7%



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists there were 65 registered sex offenders living in North Pole, Alaska as of July 06, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in North Pole to the number of sex offenders is 34 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,568 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,100 (2.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Anchorage, AK (257.5 miles , pop. 260,283).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (2442.9 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Badger, AK (1.9 miles ), Moose Creek, AK (2.5 miles ), Eielson AFB, AK (3.1 miles ), Two Rivers, AK (3.3 miles ), Steele Creek, AK (3.5 miles ), Fairbanks, AK (3.5 miles ), South Van Horn, AK (3.7 miles ), Farmers Loop, AK (3.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,800
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $24,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $286,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $273,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $130,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 64.75 N, Longitude: 147.35 W

Area code: 907

North Pole household income distribution North Pole home values distribution

Crime rates in North Pole by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 010111142200
per 100,000 0.062.00.060.259.555.753.5175.787.086.30.00.0
Robberies 100001131130
per 100,000 62.90.00.00.00.055.753.5131.843.543.1139.30.0
Assaults 2613227310788
per 100,000 125.8372.261.3180.5119.0111.4374.5131.8435.0302.0371.4367.0
Burglaries 410812162124121212915
per 100,000 251.6620.3490.5722.0952.41169.91284.1527.2522.0517.7417.8688.1
Thefts 9694122916078857875786953
per 100,000 6037.75831.37480.15475.33571.44345.44547.93427.13262.33365.03203.32431.2
Auto thefts 648320117145725
per 100,000 377.4248.1490.5180.51190.5612.8374.5615.1217.5302.092.9229.4
Arson 514212000111
per 100,000 314.562.0245.2120.359.5111.40.00.00.043.146.445.9
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 347.0437.8400.8383.3391.6404.2453.3447.3368.5351.2292.4246.9

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in North Pole detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 13 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.50
Alaska average:

1.76
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.1%
Alaska:

6.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)

Work and jobs in North Pole: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in North Pole, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

North Pole-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alaska state average. It is 575% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 258.3 miles away from the city center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from North Pole center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.7 (6.0 MB, 6.7 MS, 6.7 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1995 at 05:23:18, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 5.8 MS, 6.2 ME, 6.2 ML, Depth: 5.7 mi) earthquake occurred 43.0 miles away from North Pole center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 335.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Hospitals and medical centers near North Pole:

  • DENALI CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)
  • FAIRBANKS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 13 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)
  • FMC FAIRBANKS (Dialysis Facility, about 14 miles away; FAIRBANKS, AK)

Airports located in North Pole:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to North Pole:

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks (about 16 miles; Fairbanks, AK; Full-time enrollment: 6,397)
  • Charter College-Anchorage (about 258 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 2,983)
  • University of Alaska Anchorage (about 259 miles; Anchorage, AK; FT enrollment: 12,483)
  • Whatcom Community College (about 1432 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 3,265)
  • Western Washington University (about 1436 miles; Bellingham, WA; FT enrollment: 13,875)
  • Peninsula College (about 1453 miles; Port Angeles, WA; FT enrollment: 2,012)
  • Skagit Valley College (about 1458 miles; Mount Vernon, WA; FT enrollment: 3,803)

Public high schools in North Pole:

Private high school in North Pole:

  • NORTH POLE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 92; Location: 3470 SILVERLEAF AVE; Grades: KG - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in North Pole:

See full list of schools located in North Pole, School District: FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • North Pole was incorporated in 1953. Our 50th Anniversary was celebrated in 2003.

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Notable location: North Pole Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotels: Beaver Lake Resort Motel (2555 Mission Road) (1), James Business Services (3068 Badger Road) (2), North Star Rentals (2555 Mission Road Suite 1103) (3), Jolly Acres Motel (3068 Badger Road) (4). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Fairbanks North Star Borough has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 92.8. This is worse than average.

City:

92.8
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2012 was 0.468. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.468
U.S.:

0.303

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.53. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.53
U.S.:

1.93

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 16.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 23.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.3
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 18.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.2
U.S.:

9.1

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

HILLTOP TRUCK STOP (Population served: 211, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
BADGER DEN (Population served: 158, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (3 times from JUN-02-2011 to JUN-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-11-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-16-2011), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JUN-09-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (2 times from JUN-11-2009 to AUG-12-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (APR-18-2007), St Compliance Meeting conducted (JUN-02-2007), St Other (JUN-06-2007), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2006), St Other (OCT-16-2006), St Compliance achieved (SEP-01-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVERVIEW RV PARK (Population served: 150, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One minor monitoring violation
MOOSE CREEK APARTMENTS (Address: Apt. H-1 , Population served: 140, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2011, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Other (FEB-02-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-08-2011)
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
  • 23 regular monitoring violations
LDS / SALCHA CHAPEL (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 9 routine major monitoring violations
NORTH STAR RENT.2545/2555 MISSION (Address: 2555 Mission Rd , Population served: 92, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-18-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2006, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2006), St Compliance achieved (MAY-10-2006)
FARMERS LOOP MARKET (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (6 times from MAR-08-2006 to MAR-24-2006), St Other (MAR-30-2006)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
THE CHURCH AT NORTH POLE (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (JAN-19-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-23-2007), St Other (MAR-06-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-06-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • 4 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in North Pole that have no violations reported:

  • NORTH POLE UTILITIES (Population served: 2,900, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • NEW HOPE CHURCH / NP (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MISTLETOE MALL (Population served: 47, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 5.7%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 11.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Alaska:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  66.1%
Whole state:  66.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  8.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households
10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

North Pole, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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North Pole compared to Alaska state average:

  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Banks with branches in North Pole (2011 data):

  • KeyBank National Association: North Pole Branch at 401 North Santa Claus Lane, branch established on 1976/11/26. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $86,198.8 mil, Deposits: $64,214.8 mil, headquarters in Cleveland, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1067 total offices, Holding Company: Keycorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: North Pole Branch at 381 Santa Claus Lane South, branch established on 1985/12/10. 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

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

North Pole travel time to work - commute North Pole mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (78%)
  • Wood (9%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Electricity (3%)
  • Coal or coke (3%)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for North Pole city (based on Fairbanks North Star Borough data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.32%
Here: 34.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchOrthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses Charismatic Churches Independent
Adherents18.8%18.6%9.8%8.0%5.3%
Congregations14.3%6.5%9.1%1.3%1.3%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents4.7%4.7%4.6%3.4%22.2%
Congregations3.9%7.8%2.6%6.5%46.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

1.84 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Here:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

4.6%
Alaska:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

26.1%
Alaska:

27.8%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$10,288$61,7280$0
Other Government Administration 2$12,930$77,5806$3,321
Police Protection - Officers 14$75,987$65,1320$0
Police - Other 1$4,663$55,9560$0
Firefighters 14$75,657$64,8494$2,993
Fire - Other 1$3,374$40,4880$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 23$11,012
Sewerage 0$0 3$2,725
Water Supply 2$12,812$76,8720$0
Totals for Government 36$195,711$65,23736$20,051

North Pole government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,964,000 ($887.08)
    Sewerage: $372,000 ($168.02)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $885,000 ($399.73)
    General - Other: $641,000 ($289.52)
    Fire Protection: $550,000 ($248.42)
    Sewerage: $223,000 ($100.72)
    Central Staff Services: $169,000 ($76.33)
    Water Utilities: $130,000 ($58.72)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($23.04)
    Parks & Recreation: $39,000 ($17.62)
    Health Services - Other: $18,000 ($8.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $15,000 ($6.78)
    Financial Administration: $15,000 ($6.78)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($5.87)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($2.71)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($2.26)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $38,000 ($17.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Fire Protection: $28,000 ($12.65)
    Water Utilities: $15,000 ($6.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,694,000 ($765.13)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $30,000 ($13.55)

North Pole government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $323,000 ($145.89)
    Sewerage: $80,000 ($36.13)
    Parks & Recreation: $25,000 ($11.29)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $2,502,000 ($1130.08)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $136,000 ($61.43)
    Interest Earnings: $31,000 ($14.00)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $284,000 ($128.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $116,000 ($52.39)
    All Other: $71,000 ($32.07)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $1,391,000 ($628.27)
    Property: $585,000 ($264.23)
    NEC: $30,000 ($13.55)

North Pole government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $633,000 ($285.91)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $627,000 ($283.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $6,000 ($2.71)

North Pole government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $600,000 ($271.00)

11.48% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,726 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.48%
Alaska average:

8.87%

0.37% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,204 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.37%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.61% ($44,009 average AGI)
from Bell County, TX  0.25% ($36,021)
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.23% ($46,553)


11.91% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.91%
Alaska average:

8.83%

0.43% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,511 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.43%
Alaska average:

0.19%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.95% ($52,526 average AGI)
to Pierce County, WA  0.24% ($42,791)
to El Paso County, TX  0.24% ($39,367)

Strongest AM radio stations in North Pole:

  • KJNP (1170 AM; 50 kW; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVAN. ALASKA MISSIONARY FELLOWSHIP)
  • KFAR (660 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KCBF (820 AM; 10 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KIAK (970 AM; 5 kW; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIAM (630 AM; 10 kW; NENANA, AK; Owner: VOICE OF CHRIST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • KENI (650 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFQD (750 AM; 50 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KZPA (900 AM; 5 kW; FORT YUKON, AK; Owner: GWANDAK PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KBYR (700 AM; 10 kW; ANCHORAGE, AK; Owner: COBB COMMUNICATIONS,INC.)
  • KICY (850 AM; 50 kW; NOME, AK; Owner: ARCTIC BROADCASTING ASSOCIATION)
  • KCHU (770 AM; 10 kW; VALDEZ, AK; Owner: TERMINAL RADIO, INC.)
  • KCAM (790 AM; 5 kW; GLENNALLEN, AK; Owner: NORTHERN LIGHT NETWORK)
  • KSKO (870 AM; 10 kW; MCGRATH, AK; Owner: KUSKOKWIM PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in North Pole:

  • K203CT (88.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KUAC (89.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA)
  • KIAK-FM (102.5 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KYSC (96.9 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NORTHERN RADIO, INC.)
  • KJNP-FM (100.3 FM; NORTH POLE, AK; Owner: EVANGELISTIC AK. MISSIONARY FLWSHP)
  • KUWL (103.9 FM; COLLEGE, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KWLF (98.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: NEW NORTHWEST BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KAKQ-FM (101.1 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KKED (104.7 FM; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

TV broadcast stations around North Pole:

  • KFXF (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • K13XD (Channel 13; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KATN (Channel 2; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: SMITH TELEVISION LICENSE HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KTVF (Channel 11; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: ACKERLEY MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • K07UU (Channel 7; FAIRBANKS, AK; Owner: TANANA VALLEY TELEVISION COMPANY)
North Pole, Alaska:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 26
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 21
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Alaska average:
  • Fatal accident count: 136
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 199
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 63
  • Fatalities: 148
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 363
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 14
See more detailed statistics of North Pole fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 125 meters (410ft)
Total average daily traffic: 93,085
Total average daily truck traffic: 7,080

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 6
  • 1980-1989: 2
  • 1990-1999: 0
  • 2000-2009: 9
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for North Pole, AK
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED28$225,8975$185,94048$173,5085$39,4443$113,1131$130,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$239,2000$03$177,2530$01$167,4900$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$191,3201$151,74011$180,4062$6,1202$90,7400$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$139,9351$153,93012$183,5200$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$05$133,7261$27,1100$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0016.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$211,2151$292,990
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$128,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$210,3401$65,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0016.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 187
  • Hazardous Condition: 37
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 14

Incident types - North Pole

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Pole, AK
Businesses in North Pole, AK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Subway1
Blockbuster1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

North Pole on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest temperature differences during a year"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data"
  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Metal and mineral, except petroleum, merchant wholesalers"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that keep firearms around their homes"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest carbon monoxide air pollution readings in 2005 (ppm)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest average weight of females"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003"
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