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Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska (AK)

County population in 2016: 7,775 (43% urban, 57% rural); it was 7,208 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 314
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 658
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 1,002
Renter-occupied apartments: 947 (it was 778 in 2000)
% of renters here:

44%
State:

37%

Land area: 35898 sq. mi.

Water area: 4863.7 sq. mi.

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Northwest Arctic Borough: 104.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (21.6%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (18.3%), Wholesale trade (14.4%), Educational, health and social services (13.1%), Retail trade (10.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska:

  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (82.6%)
  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (10.7%)
  • Two or more races (3.5%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (2.1%)
  • Asian alone (0.8%)
Median resident age:  26.2 years
Alaska median age:  33.5 years
Males: 4,237  (54.5%)
Females: 3,538  (45.5%)
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Average household size:
Northwest Arctic Borough:

3.0 people
Alaska:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $62,985 ($45,976 in 1999)

This county:

$62,985
Alaska:

$76,440

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $1,026 (lower quartile is $451, upper quartile is $1,589)
This county:

$1026
State:

$1096


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $152,493 (it was $94,900 in 2000)
Northwest Arctic Borough:

$152,493
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $65,635 - $238,963

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $165,882
Here:

$165,882
State:

$309,264

Townhouses or other attached units: $179,545
Here:

$179,545
State:

$256,306

In 2-unit structures: $244,843
Here:

$244,843
State:

$318,984

Mobile homes: $122,241
Here:

$122,241
State:

$109,161
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,272
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $627

Institutionalized population: 10
Northwest Arctic Borough, AK map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 0 buildings
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 0 buildings
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $229,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $300,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $248,000
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 20 buildings, average cost: $511,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,357 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,788 (1.7%)

Northwest Arctic Borough household income distribution in 2009 Northwest Arctic Borough home values distribution Northwest Arctic Borough contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 23.9%
Northwest Arctic Borough:

23.9%
Alaska:

9.9%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.3% for Black residents, 7.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 30.8% for American Indian residents, 4.3% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 26.2 years old
(Males: 26.4 years old, Females: 25.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 41.2 years old, Black residents: 28.6 years old, American Indian residents: 24.6 years old, Asian residents: 41.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 24.1 years old, Other race residents: 24.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Northwest Arctic Borough is $765 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $970 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1199 a month.

Cities in this county include: Kotzebue, Selawik, Noorvik, Noatak, Buckland, Kiana, Kivalina, Ambler, Shungnak, Deering.

Northwest Arctic 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 Northwest Arctic Borough: Aurora (A), Oregon (B), Windy Camp (C), Noxapaga (D), Sinrazat Shipwreck (E), Ah-Gude-Le-Rock (F), Igloo (G), Nuluk Shelter (H), Mit-Le-Topik (I), Sliscovitchs Roadhouse (J), Chiukak (K), Coffee Creek (L), Council Landing (M), Sunset (N), Omilak (O), Ruby Roadhouse (P), Dexter (Q), Dickson (R), Banner (S), Cripple Creek (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Jensens Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes: Agnes Lake (A), Ryan Lake (B), Devil Mountain Lakes (C), Fox Lake (D), Brevig Lagoon (E), Omiaktalik Lake (F), Twin Lakes (G), Coral Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bella Creek (A), Belt Creek (B), Benjamin Creek (C), Bennett Creek (D), Benson Creek (E), Berry Creek (F), Bertha Creek (G), Betula Creek (H), Big Bar Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Northwest Arctic Borough include: Sinrazat Shelter Cabin (1), Iyatayet (2), Cape Nome Mining District Discovery Sites (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Matanuska-Susitna Borough , North Slope Borough , Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

14.6%
Alaska:

5.7%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 121
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 79.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 11.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 101 (41.4% naturalized citizens)

Northwest Arctic Borough:

1.3%
Whole state:

7.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 66
  • 2000 to 2009: 29
  • 1990 to 1999: 8
  • 1980 to 1989: 18
  • 1970 to 1979: 15
  • Before 1970: 20
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Arctic Borough population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 8.9 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 99.4%

Northwest Arctic Borough marital status for males Northwest Arctic Borough marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 2,162
  • One, attached: 27
  • Two: 106
  • 3 or 4: 146
  • 5 to 9: 119
  • 10 to 19: 56
  • 20 or more: 80
  • Mobile homes: 45

Housing units in Northwest Arctic Borough with a mortgage: 358 (0 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 719

Here:

33.2% with mortgage
State:

63.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Northwest Arctic Borough

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant1,64420
Mainline Protestant4083
Catholic2401
Other931
None5,138-
Northwest Arctic 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: 4
Northwest Arctic Borough:

5.36 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.34 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Northwest Arctic Borough:

4.02 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.


Adult diabetes rate:
Northwest Arctic Borough:

6.5%
Alaska:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Northwest Arctic Borough:

32.2%
State:

27.8%

Earthquake activity:

Northwest Arctic Borough-area historical earthquake activity is below Alaska state average. It is 263% 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 338.8 miles away from Northwest Arctic Borough center
On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK) earthquake occurred 561.7 miles away from the county 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 437.1 miles away from the county center
On 2/3/2000 at 10:24:59, a magnitude 6.1 (5.4 MB, 5.2 MS, 6.1 ML, 5.7 MW, Depth: 4.5 mi, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 217.9 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 295.7 miles away from Northwest Arctic Borough center
On 9/6/2005 at 07:16:57, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.0 MS, 4.8 MW, 5.2 ML, Depth: 2.4 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 104.8 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
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Public administration (13%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (2%)
  • Educational services (25%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Public administration (17%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)
  • Manufacturing (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

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

  • Philippines (21%)
  • Dominican Republic (19%)
  • Korea (18%)
  • Mexico (10%)
  • Canada (9%)
  • Grenada (4%)
  • Thailand (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Northwest Arctic Borough (%):

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

Northwest Arctic Borough mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 450 (15.8%)
  • Carpooled: 296 (10.4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 626 (21.9%)
  • Bicycle: 25 (0.9%)
  • Walked: 1,175 (41.1%)
  • Worked at home: 142 (5.0%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


People in group quarters in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska in 2000:

  • 257 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 21 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 14 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 3 people in other types of correctional institutions

People in group quarters in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska in 2010:

  • 336 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 20 people in college/university student housing
  • 14 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 8 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $52,483.

8.66% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($47,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.66%
Alaska average:

8.87%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.85% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($26,173 average AGI)
3.82% relocated from other states ($21,089 average AGI)
Northwest Arctic Borough:

3.82%
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  2.32% ($39,511 average AGI)


8.99% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($55,406 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.99%
Alaska average:

8.83%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
6.58% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($41,497 average AGI)
2.42% relocated to other states ($13,909 average AGI)
Northwest Arctic Borough:

2.42%
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  2.77% ($52,093 average AGI)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.98% ($45,947)
to Nome Census Area, AK  0.82% ($36,438)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.57% ($120,182)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 27.5
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 23.1

Births per 1000 population in Northwest Arctic Borough

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.1
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 5.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.7

Deaths per 1000 population in Northwest Arctic Borough

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 12.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 11.2

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Northwest Arctic Borough

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 30.5%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 16.3%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Northwest Arctic Borough
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Northwest Arctic Borough


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 456 (398 aged, 58 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 320 (11%)

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 Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Intentional self-harm by hanging, strangulation and suffocation (43)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (32)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (21)
  • Stomach, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (21)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (20)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (18)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (18)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (18)
  • Intentional self-harm by other and unspecified firearm discharge (17)
  • Accidental poisoning by and exposure to alcohol (15)

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 782.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Suffocation - 430.2
  • Other - 352.0

Household type by relationship:

Households: 7,775
  • In family households: 6,892 (745 male householders, 724 female householders)
    768 spouses, 2,929 children (2,441 natural, 355 adopted, 113 stepchildren), 777 grandchildren, 109 brothers or sisters, 43 parents, 414 other relatives, 472 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 593 (257 male householders (180 living alone)), 156 female householders (112 living alone)), 175 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 240

Size of family households: 274 2-persons, 235 3-persons, 254 4-persons, 216 5-persons, 165 6-persons, 345 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 295 1-person, 85 2-persons, 38 3-persons, 1 5-persons.

1,023 married couples with children.
819 single-parent households (300 men, 519 women).

63.9% of residents of Northwest Arctic Borough speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (48% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 26% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
31.6% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 1% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $84,892,000 ($11,251 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $895,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $6,822,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $4,373,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $4,955,000
Federal grants: $61,520,000
Federal procurement contracts: $3,251,000 ($419,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $3,971,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $0,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,034,000
Federal Government insurance: $3,394,000

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

Births: 1,026
Here:

135 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 237
Here:

31 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4
Here:

+1 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -366
Here -48 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Northwest Arctic Borough

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 0.53 millions of gallons per day (9% from ground, 91% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

4.5
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 60
  • 2010 to 2013: 14
  • 2000 to 2009: 234
  • 1990 to 1999: 406
  • 1980 to 1989: 811
  • 1970 to 1979: 871
  • 1960 to 1969: 248
  • 1950 to 1959: 78
  • 1940 to 1949: 19
  • 1939 or earlier: 21
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Arctic Borough population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Arctic Borough population
  • 1 room: 23
  • 2 rooms: 62
  • 3 rooms: 188
  • 4 rooms: 289
  • 5 rooms: 294
  • 6 rooms: 116
  • 7 rooms: 37
  • 8 rooms: 18
  • 9+ rooms: 8
  • 1 room: 102
  • 2 rooms: 105
  • 3 rooms: 196
  • 4 rooms: 171
  • 5 rooms: 136
  • 6 rooms: 75
  • 7 rooms: 22
  • 8 rooms: 8
  • 9+ rooms: 8
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Arctic Borough population
  • no bedroom: 24
  • 1 bedroom: 87
  • 2 bedrooms: 228
  • 3 bedrooms: 348
  • 4 bedrooms: 336
  • 5+ bedrooms: 31
  • no bedroom: 107
  • 1 bedroom: 169
  • 2 bedrooms: 248
  • 3 bedrooms: 209
  • 4 bedrooms: 91
  • 5+ bedrooms: 16
Cars and other vehicles available in Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Northwest Arctic Borough population
  • no vehicle: 627
  • 1 vehicle: 273
  • 2 vehicles: 107
  • 3 vehicles: 18
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5+ vehicles: 2
  • no vehicle: 579
  • 1 vehicle: 206
  • 2 vehicles: 34
  • 3 vehicles: 5
  • 4 vehicles: 2
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

86% of Northwest Arctic Borough residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% lived in Alaska.

Northwest Arctic Borough:

86.4%
State average:

81.2%

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

  • This state: 6,605
  • Other state: 961
  • Northeast: 104
  • Midwest: 249
  • South: 178
  • West: 429

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Northwest Arctic Borough
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (84.1%)
  • Wood (7.7%)
  • Other fuel (5.8%)
  • Utility gas (1.0%)
  • Electricity (0.3%)
  • Solar energy (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (80.7%)
  • Other fuel (8.5%)
  • Wood (6.8%)
  • Electricity (3.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 23
Here:

1.9%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

0.4%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

8.0%
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)

Northwest Arctic Borough government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Elementary and Secondary Education: $2,162,000
  • Current Operations - Elementary and Secondary Education: $45,265,000
    Financial Administration: $2,220,000
    Central Staff Services: $2,105,000
    General - Other: $641,000
    Libraries: $88,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,210,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Elementary and Secondary Education: $5,028,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $25,532,000

Northwest Arctic Borough government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - Elementary and Secondary Education - Other: $567,000
    Elementary and Secondary Education School Lunch: $179,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Education: $9,282,000
    General Local Government Support: $577,000
  • Miscellaneous - Royalties: $6,328,000
    Interest Earnings: $169,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $41,000
    Rents: $2,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Education: $29,199,000

Northwest Arctic Borough government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $70,070,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $66,165,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,525,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,620,000

Northwest Arctic Borough government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $16,052,000

Northwest Arctic Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Northwest Arctic Borough Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Most common first names in Northwest Arctic Borough, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charlie1276.8 years
George1168.6 years
John1073.4 years
Frank1070.1 years
Esther873.6 years
Mary878.0 years
Elmer869.9 years
Daniel776.0 years
William754.7 years
Walter775.7 years
Most common last names in Northwest Arctic Borough, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Sheldon1467.8 years
Henry1361.7 years
Cleveland1263.4 years
Mitchell1169.2 years
Smith1175.4 years
Ballot1072.4 years
Swan1078.8 years
Booth962.5 years
Foster970.4 years
Black977.1 years

Northwest Arctic Borough on our top lists:

  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"