North Slope Borough

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North Slope Borough, Alaska

PO Box 69
Barrow, AK 99723
Phone: (907) 852-2611
Fax: (907) 852-0229
www.co.north-slope.ak.us

Across northernmost AK from Pt. Hope in west to border of Yukon province, Canada in east; bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean and Beaufort Sea. Name Origin: Formerly called Barrow-North Slope Division.

Area (sq mi):: 94762.64 (land 88817.12; water 5945.53) Population per square mile: 0.10
Population 2005: 6,924 State rank: 14 Population change: 2000-20005 -6.20%; 1990-2000 23.50% Population 2000: 7,385 (White 16.60%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 5.90%; Other 76.30%). Foreign born: 5.80%. Median age: 27.00
Income 2000: per capita $20,540; median household $63,173; Population below poverty level: 9.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,960-$36,613
Unemployment (2004): 10.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 2.40% Median travel time to work: 7.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 1.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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