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North Slope Borough, Alaska (AK)

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County population in 2016: 9,747 (41% urban, 59% rural); it was 7,385 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 370
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 597
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,029
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,062 (it was 1,080 in 2000)
% of renters here:

51%
State:

37%

Land area: 88817 sq. mi.

Water area: 5945.5 sq. mi.

Population density: 0 people per square mile   (very low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in North Slope Borough: 81.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (53.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 93%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 3%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in North Slope Borough, Alaska:

  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (51.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (30.6%)
  • Asian alone (5.9%)
  • Two or more races (5.6%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (3.9%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone (1.8%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  33.7 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years
Males: 6,197  (63.6%)
Females: 3,550  (36.4%)
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Average household size:
North Slope Borough:

3.0 people
Alaska:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $73,958 ($63,173 in 1999)

This county:

$73,958
Alaska:

$76,440

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $927 (lower quartile is $547, upper quartile is $1,153)
This county:

$927
State:

$1096


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $160,513 (it was $113,900 in 2000)
North Slope Borough:

$160,513
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $88,067 - $209,975
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,302
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $400

Institutionalized population: 15
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $138,700
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $123,800
  • 2002: 19 buildings, average cost: $126,200
  • 2003: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2004: 16 buildings, average cost: $163,700
  • 2005: 9 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2006: 4 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $186,300
  • 2008: 7 buildings, average cost: $219,800
  • 2009: 8 buildings, average cost: $224,400
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $225,300
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $222,100
  • 2012: 33 buildings, average cost: $226,700
  • 2013: 16 buildings, average cost: $243,000
  • 2014: 15 buildings, average cost: $257,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,772 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,760 (1.6%)

North Slope Borough household income distribution in 2009 North Slope Borough home values distribution North Slope Borough contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 10.9%
North Slope Borough:

10.9%
Alaska:

9.9%
(4.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 4.4% for Black residents, 1.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 3.9% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 33.7 years old
(Males: 35.9 years old, Females: 29.2 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 47.8 years old, Black residents: 41.6 years old, American Indian residents: 26.2 years old, Asian residents: 38.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.2 years old, Other race residents: 30.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in North Slope Borough is $812 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $1067 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1276 a month.

Cities in this county include: Barrow, Point Hope, Wainwright, Nuiqsut, Kaktovik, Anaktuvuk Pass, Point Lay, Atqasuk, Prudhoe Bay, Alpine.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in North Slope Borough: Kakhlyakhlyakakat (A), Whiskey Creek (B), Railroad City (C), Oscars Cabin (D), Whontleya (E), Prospect Creek Camp (F), Willow House (G), Wilsons (H), Norton Sound Settlements (I), The Trans-Alaska Pipeline (J), Sixty-one Mile Cabin (K), Mudbank Cabin (L), Chips Cabin (M), Tobys Cabin (N), Nimiuk (O), Chentansitztan (P), McGuir Cabin (Q), Cosna (R), Andrew Johnson Camp (S), Cripple Landing (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Native Cemetery (1), Indian Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Veh-Tenjerlow Lakes (A), Vehtenjerlo Lakes (B), Vunle Lakes (C), Abraham Lake (D), Ackerman Lake (E), Adam Lake (F), Ahagateyeit Lake (G), Albert Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Beaver Slough (A), Belt Creek (B), Ben Creek (C), Bender Pup (D), Bergman Creek (E), Bering Creek (F), Bering Slough (G), Bessy Slough (H), Belle Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in North Slope Borough include: Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve (1), Innoko National Wildlife Refuge (2), Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge (3), Kanuti National Wildlife Refuge (4), Steese National Conservation Area (5), Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve (6), Koyukuk National Wildlife Refuge (7), White Mountains National Recreation Area (8), Nowitna National Wildlife Refuge (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Hughes Bar (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Matanuska-Susitna Borough , Nome Census Area , Nome Census Area , Nome Census Area , Nome Census Area , Northwest Arctic Borough , Valdez-Cordova Census Area , Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.7%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 250
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.6%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 14.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 616 (44.4% naturalized citizens)

North Slope Borough:

6.3%
Whole state:

7.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 156
  • 2000 to 2009: 122
  • 1990 to 1999: 145
  • 1980 to 1989: 114
  • 1970 to 1979: 86
  • Before 1970: 36
Note: State values scaled to North Slope Borough population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 7.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 98.9%

North Slope Borough marital status for males North Slope Borough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,970
  • One, attached: 51
  • Two: 124
  • 3 or 4: 147
  • 5 to 9: 27
  • 10 to 19: 108
  • 20 to 49: 96
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 28

Housing units in North Slope Borough with a mortgage: 375 (0 second mortgage, 1 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 665

Here:

36.1% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for North Slope Borough

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7977
Evangelical Protestant4537
Catholic1652
Other1241
None7,891-
North Slope Borough Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
North Slope Borough:

13.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (with gas): 1
North Slope Borough:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 3
This county:

4.59 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
North Slope Borough:

7.2%
Alaska:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
North Slope Borough:

37.0%
State:

27.8%

Earthquake activity:

North Slope Borough-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Alaska state average. It is 58% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 463.0 miles away from North Slope Borough center
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 515.5 miles away from the county center
On 8/21/2003 at 23:31:49, a magnitude 6.0 (5.2 MB, 5.2 MS, 5.5 MW, 6.0 ML, Depth: 7.8 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 197.5 miles away from the county center
On 3/9/1985 at 14:08:04, a magnitude 6.2 (5.9 MB, 6.0 MS, 6.2 MS, 6.0 ML) earthquake occurred 320.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/31/1995 at 08:20:55, a magnitude 5.2 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 21.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 182.1 miles away from North Slope Borough center
On 12/4/2001 at 21:35:13, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 5.0 ML, 4.5 ML, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 168.3 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (2%)
  • Public administration (20%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (15%)
  • Health care and social assistance (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (18%)
  • Production occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Philippines (53%)
  • Scotland (9%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • Mexico (5%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Oceania, n.e.c. (4%)
  • Macedonia (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in North Slope Borough (%):

  • American (2%)
  • Irish (1%)
  • German (1%)
  • Scottish (1%)
  • English (0%)
  • Macedonian (0%)
  • European (0%)

North Slope Borough mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,855 (20.6%)
  • Carpooled: 1,650 (11.9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 314 (2.3%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 4,780 (34.4%)
  • Walked: 2,592 (18.7%)
  • Worked at home: 789 (5.7%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


People in group quarters in North Slope Borough, Alaska 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
  • 15 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 14 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)

People in group quarters in North Slope Borough, Alaska in 2010:

  • 2,610 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 18 people in college/university student housing
  • 15 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $58,230.

6.69% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($53,171 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
Alaska average:

8.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.39% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($25,902 average AGI)
3.30% relocated from other states ($27,268 average AGI)
North Slope Borough:

3.30%
Alaska average:

6.04%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  1.51% ($44,270 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.57% ($26,571)


8.23% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($49,849 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.23%
Alaska average:

8.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.58% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($31,141 average AGI)
2.65% relocated to other states ($18,707 average AGI)
North Slope Borough:

2.65%
Alaska average:

5.99%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  2.53% ($43,333 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  1.24% ($42,097)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.56% ($52,500)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 22.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 23.8

Births per 1000 population in North Slope Borough

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 4.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 4.8

Deaths per 1000 population in North Slope Borough

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 9.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.5

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in North Slope Borough

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 25.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 15.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in North Slope Borough
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in North Slope Borough


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 404 (336 aged, 68 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 281 (12%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in North Slope Borough, Alaska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (62)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (31)
  • Stomach, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (19)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (16)
  • Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (16)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (13)
  • Intentional self-harm by rifle, shotgun and larger firearm discharge (13)
  • Unspecified occupant of all-terrain or other off-road motor vehicle injured in nontraffic accident (12)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (11)
  • Intentional self-harm by hanging, strangulation and suffocation (11)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 507.2. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,747
  • In family households: 5,927 (667 male householders, 826 female householders)
    737 spouses, 2,381 children (2,165 natural, 172 adopted, 27 stepchildren), 533 grandchildren, 80 brothers or sisters, 32 parents, 358 other relatives, 388 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 650 (291 male householders (216 living alone)), 215 female householders (181 living alone)), 129 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,122

Size of family households: 306 2-persons, 276 3-persons, 253 4-persons, 241 5-persons, 151 6-persons, 278 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 397 1-person, 84 2-persons, 14 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

1,023 married couples with children.
778 single-parent households (183 men, 595 women).

67.1% of residents of North Slope Borough speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (91% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
1.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (72% speak English very well, 28% speak English well).
6.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (64% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
21.6% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $70,308,000 ($10,041 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $9,472,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $7,838,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,932,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $3,377,000
Federal grants: $41,150,000
Federal procurement contracts: $14,499,000 ($9,137,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $1,512,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $15,000,000
Federal Government insurance: $0,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 929
Here:

134 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 182
Here:

26 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +53
Here:

+8 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -1,252
Here -181 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents

Population growth in North Slope Borough

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.32 millions of gallons per day (3% from ground, 97% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 48
  • 2010 to 2013: 4
  • 2000 to 2009: 223
  • 1990 to 1999: 536
  • 1980 to 1989: 801
  • 1970 to 1979: 650
  • 1960 to 1969: 140
  • 1950 to 1959: 68
  • 1940 to 1949: 53
  • 1939 or earlier: 49
Note: State values scaled to North Slope Borough population
Rooms in houses/apartments in North Slope Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to North Slope Borough population
  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 57
  • 3 rooms: 139
  • 4 rooms: 300
  • 5 rooms: 277
  • 6 rooms: 129
  • 7 rooms: 45
  • 8 rooms: 32
  • 9+ rooms: 14
  • 1 room: 103
  • 2 rooms: 121
  • 3 rooms: 182
  • 4 rooms: 231
  • 5 rooms: 203
  • 6 rooms: 90
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9+ rooms: 0
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in North Slope Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to North Slope Borough population
  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 79
  • 2 bedrooms: 180
  • 3 bedrooms: 494
  • 4 bedrooms: 237
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14
  • no bedroom: 106
  • 1 bedroom: 203
  • 2 bedrooms: 228
  • 3 bedrooms: 317
  • 4 bedrooms: 109
  • 5+ bedrooms: 17
Cars and other vehicles available in North Slope Borough, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to North Slope Borough population
  • no vehicle: 433
  • 1 vehicle: 341
  • 2 vehicles: 140
  • 3 vehicles: 68
  • 4 vehicles: 5
  • 5+ vehicles: 7
  • no vehicle: 419
  • 1 vehicle: 386
  • 2 vehicles: 125
  • 3 vehicles: 37
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

83% of North Slope Borough residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Alaska.

North Slope Borough:

83.0%
State average:

81.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 5,918
  • Other state: 2,963
  • Northeast: 272
  • Midwest: 610
  • South: 607
  • West: 1,472

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in North Slope Borough
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (63.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (32.9%)
  • Electricity (2.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (70.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (19.9%)
  • Electricity (4.9%)
  • No fuel used (1.5%)
  • Other fuel (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

1.3%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 28
Here:

5.4%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 22
Here:

10.1%
Alaska:

11.6%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

North Slope Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $10,319,000
    Electric Utilities: $10,067,000
    Sewerage: $9,929,000
    Water Utilities: $5,532,000
    Regular Highways: $4,997,000
    Health - Other: $3,757,000
    Solid Waste Management: $2,184,000
    Local Fire Protection: $1,687,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $1,000,000
    Housing and Community Development: $381,000
    Air Transportation: $259,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $46,750,000
    General - Other: $24,371,000
    Other Higher Education: $20,209,000
    Financial Administration: $18,934,000
    Central Staff Services: $12,049,000
    Regular Highways: $9,657,000
    Police Protection: $7,838,000
    Electric Utilities: $7,450,000
    Solid Waste Management: $5,951,000
    Gas Utilities: $5,459,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $3,875,000
    Local Fire Protection: $3,697,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,457,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,443,000
    Health - Other: $3,285,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $3,058,000
    Water Utilities: $2,216,000
    Hospitals: $1,699,000
    Air Transportation: $1,108,000
    Sewerage: $910,000
    Housing and Community Development: $88,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $22,503,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $865,000
    Other Higher Education: $114,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $65,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $69,133,000

North Slope Borough government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $5,749,000
    Higher Education - Other: $2,267,000
    All Other: $2,155,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $1,464,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,282,000
    Sewerage: $394,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $154,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $9,301,000
    All Other: $6,620,000
    Health and Hospitals: $4,025,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $63,486,000
    Special Assessments: $4,400,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $2,444,000
    Sale of Property: $7,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $6,892,000
    Water Utilities: $641,000
    Gas Utilities: $444,000
    Transit Utilities: $99,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $14,437,000
    Health and Hospitals: $7,156,000
    Sewerage: $2,257,000
    All Other: $883,000
    Electric Utilities: $757,000
    General Local Government Support: $88,000
  • Tax - Property: $198,473,000

North Slope Borough government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $507,579,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $470,096,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $65,888,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $55,000,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $55,000,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,405,000

North Slope Borough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $127,345,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $757,512,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $55,000,000

North Slope Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
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North Slope Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
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Most common first names in North Slope Borough, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
David1067.6 years
John966.7 years
Mary879.8 years
James861.7 years
William862.4 years
Joseph765.1 years
Thomas670.3 years
Samuel677.0 years
Robert568.2 years
Ethel575.0 years
Most common last names in North Slope Borough, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Leavitt1774.3 years
Hopson1267.0 years
Kagak870.3 years
Itta875.1 years
Simmonds867.1 years
Elavgak871.5 years
Frankson760.8 years
Okpeaha770.2 years
Neakok678.1 years
Oktollik675.1 years

Businesses in North Slope Borough, AK

  • Ace Hardware: 1

North Slope Borough on our top lists:

  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"