Northwest Arctic Borough

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Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska

PO Box 1110
Kotzebue, AK 99752
Phone: (907) 442-2500
Fax: (907) 442-2930

On northwestern coast of AK on Kotzebue Sound, north of Nome. Known as the Kobak Census Area until change to borough status on Jun 2, 1986. Name Origin: For its location

Area (sq mi):: 40762.00 (land 35898.34; water 4863.66) Population per square mile: 0.20
Population 2005: 7,621 State rank: 12 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 17.90% Population 2000: 7,208 (White 12.20%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.90%; Other 86.70%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 23.90
Income 2000: per capita $15,286; median household $45,976; Population below poverty level: 17.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,174-$24,425
Unemployment (2004): 13.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.10% Median travel time to work: 8.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 0.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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6 million 2015 PILT Payment Red Dog Mine to NAB $30-$40 million Severance Tax (metal price dependent) Millions of Dollars Red Dog payments to Northwest Arctic Borough vs.
Telehealth has transformed healthcare in the Northwest Arctic Borough by putting providers in touch with specialists over the ConnectMD network and enabling the exchange of critical patient information necessary for proper care and treatment.
Elsewhere in the Northwest Arctic Borough, birth rates remained steady or declined, while net migration played a greater role.
Funding for the research derived from a National Science Foundation Arctic Social Sciences grant awarded to the Northwest Arctic Borough (#OPP-9218442) with the author as principal investigator.
The mine is also the largest source of income for the Northwest Arctic Borough.
While the Corps decided that an expansion of Nome's harbor would best serve its needs, the Northwest Arctic Borough is continuing work to develop Cape Blossom into a regional port that would help lower the cost of living in Alaska's Northwest communities.
All students were initially recruited from the North Slope Borough, but to double the number of students, the program will be accepting applications from students in the Northwest Arctic Borough and gain support from NANA Regional Corporation, Inc.
We who live in this part of the state, we are naked," testified the mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough and former state legislator Reggie Joule.
Reggie Joule, mayor of the Northwest Arctic Borough, is an Alaska Native and lives in Kotzebue.
The Northwest Arctic Borough was incorporated in 1986, two years before mine production.
North Slope Borough, Northwest Arctic Borough, Nome Census Area, and Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area can be seen at http://labor.

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