North Pole, AlaskaNorth Pole
is a city located in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
. As of the 2000
census, the population of the city is 1,570.
Geography\nNorth Pole is located at 64°45'4" North, 147°21'7" West (64.751048, -147.351969)1
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 10.9 km²
). 10.9 km² (4.2 mi²) of it is land and 0.1 km² (0.04 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.47% water.
Demographics\nAs of the census2
, there are 1,570 people, 605 households, and 381 families residing in the city. The population density
is 144.3/km² (373.6/mi²). There are 653 housing units at an average density of 60.0/km² (155.4/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 80.96% White
, 5.67% Black
or African American
, 3.57% Native American
, 2.61% Asian
, 0.45% Pacific Islander
, 1.15% from other races
, and 5.61% from two or more races. 3.76% of the population are Hispanic
of any race.
There are 605 households out of which 38.5% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.9% are married couples living together, 11.4% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% are non-families. 26.9% of all households are made up of individuals and 4.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.58 and the average family size is 3.19.
In the city the population is spread out with 29.8% under the age of 18, 13.2% from 18 to 24, 33.3% from 25 to 44, 18.5% from 45 to 64, and 5.2% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 110.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 115.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $44,583, and the median income for a family is $54,583. Males have a median income of $32,917 versus $27,240 for females. The per capita income for the city is $21,426. 8.7% of the population and 6.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.0% are under the age of 18 and 22.6% are 65 or older.