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Northwest Arctic County, Alaska

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Population:

  • Total Population: 7,208
  • Males: 3,867
  • Females: 3,341

Ethnicity:

  • White: 874
  • Black/African American: 22
  • Hispanic: 70
  • Native American/Eskimo: 5,879
  • Asian: 61
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 3
  • Other: 5
  • 2 or more: 294

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (3,745)
  2. Inupik (1,915)
  3. Eskimo (630)
  4. Korean (30)
  5. German (20)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 76

  1. Korea (26)
  2. Other Caribbean (10)
  3. Philippines (9)
  4. Canada (8)
  5. Mexico (7)
  6. Russia (3)
  7. India (2)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Friends (Quakers) (1,484)
  2. Catholic Church (700)
  3. Episcopal Church (390)
  4. Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) (99)
  5. Southern Baptist Convention (61)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 1,190
    • Sensory: 312
    • Physical: 226
    • Mental: 103
    • Self-care: 61
    • Go outside home: 183
    • Employment: 328

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 227

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 1,780
    • Utility gas: 2
    • Bottled or LP gas: 26
    • Electricity: 28
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 1,583
    • Coal or Coke: 7
    • Wood: 113
    • Solar Energy: 0
    • Other fuel: 21
    • No fuel used: 0

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 2,208
    • No vehicle: 1,526
    • 1 or more vehicle: 682

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 38
    • No High School: 466
    • Some High School: 474
    • High School: 1,414
    • Some College: 556
    • Associate's Degree: 106
    • College Degree: 279
    • Master's Degree: 135
    • Professional Degree: 19
    • Doctoral Degree: 11

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 1,780
    • Owners with phone: 862
    • Owners without phone: 140
    • Renters with phone: 713
    • Renters without phone: 65

    10 closest counties:

    1. Nome Census Area, Alaska
    2. Wade Hampton Census Area, Alaska
    3. Bethel Census Area, Alaska
    4. North Slope Borough, Alaska
    5. Dillingham Census Area, Alaska
    6. Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska
    7. Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska
    8. Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska
    9. Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
    10. Aleutians East Borough, Alaska

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    99727, 99736, 99749, 99750, 99751, 99752, 99761, 99763, 99770, 99773, 99786

    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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