North Pole, Alaska

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Population in 2022: 2,373 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +51.1%
Males: 1,300  (54.8%)
Females: 1,073  (45.2%)
Median resident age:

28.1 years
Alaska median age:

35.9 years

Zip codes: 99705.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $93,674 (it was $44,583 in 2000)
North Pole:

$93,674
AK:

$88,121

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $35,770 (it was $21,426 in 2000)

North Pole city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $290,931 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
North Pole:

$290,931
AK:

$336,900

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $306,747; detached houses: $303,853; townhouses or other attached units: $277,084

Median gross rent in 2022: $1,390.

March 2022 cost of living index in North Pole: 103.7 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 6.8%
(8.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 12.1% for Black residents, 7.8% for two or more races residents)

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  • Races in North Pole, AK (2022)
    • 1,74962.7%White alone
    • 43415.6%Two or more races
    • 2599.3%Hispanic
    • 1364.9%American Indian alone
    • 1124.0%Black alone
    • 582.1%Asian alone



According to our research of Alaska and other state lists, there were 38 registered sex offenders living in North Pole, Alaska as of June 17, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in North Pole is 61 to 1.


Crime rates in North Pole by year

Type

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

2020

2021

2022

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(87.0)
2
(94.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.4)
1
(44.5)
1
(47.7)
3
(142.1)
1
(47.8)
3
(142.5)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(43.5)
1
(47.2)
3
(139.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(44.7)
3
(134.2)
3
(137.0)
1
(45.4)
1
(44.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.8)
1
(47.5)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
10
(435.0)
7
(330.7)
8
(371.4)
8
(367.0)
17
(760.3)
8
(357.9)
6
(274.0)
2
(90.9)
3
(133.5)
10
(477.1)
13
(615.8)
12
(574.2)
10
(474.8)
6
(257.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
12
(522.0)
12
(566.8)
9
(417.8)
15
(688.1)
6
(268.3)
19
(850.1)
8
(365.3)
14
(636.1)
6
(266.9)
1
(47.7)
12
(568.5)
8
(382.8)
2
(95.0)
4
(171.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
75
(3,262)
78
(3,684)
69
(3,203)
53
(2,431)
67
(2,996)
47
(2,103)
98
(4,475)
67
(3,044)
58
(2,580)
59
(2,815)
63
(2,984)
38
(1,818)
52
(2,469)
39
(1,670)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
5
(217.5)
7
(330.7)
2
(92.9)
5
(229.4)
6
(268.3)
3
(134.2)
11
(502.3)
7
(318.0)
2
(89.0)
2
(95.4)
4
(189.5)
10
(478.5)
7
(332.4)
7
(299.8)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(47.2)
1
(46.4)
1
(45.9)
2
(89.4)
1
(44.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(45.4)
1
(44.5)
1
(47.7)
1
(47.4)
1
(47.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index354.1369.4280.9237.2361.4266.2340.6259.9204.6257.2411.2305.3355.2154.2

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 246.1. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in North Pole, AK

Crime rate in North Pole detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2021, including police officers: 15 (13 officers - 12 male; 1 female).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

6.17
Alaska average:

1.77
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Ancestries: English (12.6%), Welsh (6.1%), German (4.9%), American (4.7%), Irish (4.4%), Czech (1.9%).

Current Local Time: AKST time zone

Incorporated on 01/15/1953

Land area: 4.20 square miles.

Population density: 565 people per square mile   (low).

North Pole, Alaska map

89 residents are foreign born (2.7% Asia).

This city:

3.2%
Alaska:

7.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2022: $3,192 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2022: $2,192 (1.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 64.75 N, Longitude: 147.35 W

Area code: 907

Distribution of median household income in North Pole, AK in 2022
Distribution of house value in North Pole, AK in 2022

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2022: 27 buildings, average cost: $177,000
  • 2021: 18 buildings, average cost: $294,500
  • 2020: 8 buildings, average cost: $337,700
  • 2019: 6 buildings, average cost: $348,100
  • 2018: 13 buildings, average cost: $268,000
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $264,300
  • 2016: 11 buildings, average cost: $266,400
  • 2015: 7 buildings, average cost: $312,700
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $189,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $130,000
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $273,700
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $286,500
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $232,500
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $207,300
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $187,200
  • 2006: 52 buildings, average cost: $159,700
  • 2005: 26 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2004: 29 buildings, average cost: $120,400
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $81,600
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $24,000
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $120,800
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $72,100
  • 1998: 5 buildings, average cost: $86,800
  • 1997: 22 buildings, average cost: $130,600
Number of permits per 10,000 North Pole, AK residents
Average permit cost in North Pole, AK
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

4.2%
Alaska:

4.6%
Population change in the 1990s: +80 (+5.4%).
Most common industries in North Pole, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Public administration (13.8%)
  • Health care (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Public administration (16.7%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.6%)
  • Health care (4.6%)
  • Other transportation, support activities, couriers (4.0%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.9%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.3%)
  • Public administration (10.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.0%)
Most common occupations in North Pole, AK (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (3.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)

Average climate in North Pole, Alaska

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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North Pole, Alaska environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 122. This is significantly worse than average.

City:

122
U.S.:

73
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2022 was 0.254. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.254
U.S.:

0.251
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2019 was 9.84. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.84
U.S.:

5.11
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2022 was 2.79. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.79
U.S.:

1.51
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2022 was 17.2. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 12.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 18.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

18.4
U.S.:

19.2
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.4
U.S.:

8.1

Earthquake activity:

North Pole-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Alaska state average. It is 5198% 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 North Pole 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) earthquake occurred 84.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 120.8 miles away from North Pole center
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 85.6 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, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 87.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/23/2002 at 11:27:19, a magnitude 6.6 (6.6 MW, Depth: 2.6 mi) earthquake occurred 87.2 miles away from North Pole center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
North Pole topographic map

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: 102, Location: 3470 SILVERLEAF AVE, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in North Pole:

  • NORTH POLE ELEMENTARY (Students: 538, Location: 250 SNOWMAN LANE, Grades: PK-5)
  • NORTH POLE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 510, Location: 300 EAST 8TH AVENUE, Grades: 6-8)
  • BADGER ROAD ELEMENTARY (Location: 2301 BRADWAY ROAD, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in North Pole

User-submitted facts and corrections:

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

Points of interest:

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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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in North Pole:

Marital status in North Pole, AK
  • Never married: 28.2%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 2.4%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in North Pole:

  • High school or higher: 97.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.9%
  • Unemployed: 12.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Alaska average:

10.3

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2022
Means of transportation to work in 2022 - North Pole

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant13,98771
Other5,34723
Catholic4,1955
Mainline Protestant3,96917
Black Protestant4716
Orthodox1351
None69,477-
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. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Here:

0.71 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

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.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 60
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

4.6%
State:

6.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.1%
Alaska:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

52.5%
State:

49.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

53.1%
Alaska:

48.0%

Average BMI:
This city:

27.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
North Pole:

18.7%
Alaska:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.1%
State:

9.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
North Pole:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
North Pole:

28.2%
Alaska:

34.1%

General health condition:
North Pole:

62.1%
Alaska:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

83.1%
Alaska:

81.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of North Pole, AK Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 14$93,339$80,0054$5,548
Police Protection - Officers 12$91,229$91,2290$0
Sewerage 4$23,358$70,0740$0
Streets and Highways 3$17,599$70,3960$0
Water Supply 2$11,101$66,6060$0
Police - Other 2$9,610$57,6600$0
Financial Administration 2$13,500$81,0001$2,817
Other Government Administration 2$11,989$71,9345$500
Fire - Other 1$4,706$56,4720$0
Totals for Government 42$276,430$78,98010$8,864

North Pole government finances - Expenditure in 2021 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $27,978,000 ($11790.14)
    Regular Highways: $52,000 ($21.91)
    General - Other: $19,000 ($8.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $18,000 ($7.59)
    Police Protection: $18,000 ($7.59)
  • Current Operations - Health - Other: $2,915,000 ($1228.40)
    Local Fire Protection: $2,189,000 ($922.46)
    Police Protection: $2,086,000 ($879.06)
    Water Utilities: $1,121,000 ($472.40)
    Sewerage: $873,000 ($367.89)
    Regular Highways: $743,000 ($313.11)
    Central Staff Services: $438,000 ($184.58)
    Financial Administration: $344,000 ($144.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $239,000 ($100.72)
    General - Other: $205,000 ($86.39)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $85,000 ($35.82)
    Parks and Recreation: $78,000 ($32.87)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($17.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $23,000 ($9.69)

North Pole government finances - Revenue in 2021 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $980,000 ($412.98)
    Other: $641,000 ($270.12)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $27,769,000 ($11702.06)
    Other: $85,000 ($35.82)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $3,239,000 ($1364.94)
    Fines and Forfeits: $119,000 ($50.15)
    Special Assessments: $69,000 ($29.08)
    Interest Earnings: $39,000 ($16.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $980,000 ($412.98)
  • State Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $2,915,000 ($1228.40)
    Water Utilities: $608,000 ($256.22)
    Other: $382,000 ($160.98)
    General Local Government Support: $95,000 ($40.03)
    Highways: $52,000 ($21.91)
    Sewerage: $17,000 ($7.16)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $4,245,000 ($1788.87)
    Property: $901,000 ($379.69)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $315,000 ($132.74)
    Other License: $277,000 ($116.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $62,000 ($26.13)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $24,000 ($10.11)

North Pole government finances - Debt in 2021 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,863,000 ($785.08)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,704,000 ($718.08)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $159,000 ($67.00)

North Pole government finances - Cash and Securities in 2021 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,347,000 ($6467.34)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $95,000 ($40.03)

10.17% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($50,380 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.17%
Alaska average:

7.48%

0.31% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,803 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.31%
Alaska average:

0.14%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.47% ($57,131 average AGI)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.23% ($50,172)
from El Paso County, CO  0.19% ($55,384)


10.86% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($56,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.86%
Alaska average:

8.00%

0.25% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,351 average AGI)
Fairbanks North Star Borough:

0.25%
Alaska average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Anchorage Municipality, AK  0.79% ($62,548 average AGI)
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.27% ($64,911)
to El Paso County, CO  0.22% ($46,738)
Businesses in North Pole, AK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Subway1
Blockbuster1U-Haul2
McDonald's1UPS1
Pizza Hut1

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 count34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents51
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:13
  • Fatalities38
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents72
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Alaska average
  • Fatal accident count1539
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents2249
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons625
  • Fatalities1733
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents4084
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents252
See more detailed statistics of North Pole fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 16.4mTotal length
  • 34,500Total average daily traffic
  • 2,149Total average daily truck traffic
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 in North Pole, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in North Pole, AK - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 141. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 188 took place in 2008, and the least - 12 in 2018. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in North Pole, AK When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.1%), and Outside Fires (34.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in North Pole, AK
    • 1,17549.1%Structure Fires
    • 83534.9%Outside Fires
    • 36015.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 251.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for North Pole, AK
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in North Pole, AK
  • 91.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.4%Wood
  • 2.7%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in North Pole, AK
  • 58.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 29.0%Electricity
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 6.1%Utility gas


North Pole compared to Alaska state average:

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