Barrow strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):
Short Commute Times
Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Women
Comparing Barrow to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):
Ratings range from (lowest) to (highest).
|Children Under 5 Years Old|
|Well-Paid Single Men|
|Male Share of the Population|
|Well-Paid Single Women|
|Female Share of the Population|
|Age of the Population|
|Average Household Size|
|Portion of People Married|
|Median Family Income|
|College Educated Adults|
|People in Middle Class or Better|
|People Above Poverty|
|Short Commute Times|
|Public Transportation Use|
|Walking and Biking to Work|
|Working at Home|
|Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals|
|Housing Recently Built|
|Seasonal and Vacation Housing|
|People Living Alone|
|Affordability of Property Taxes|
|Affordability of Rents|
|Nearest Large City||724 miles N of Anchorage, Alaska|
|P.O. Box Zip Codes||99723, 99734, 99759, 99789, 99791|
|Phone Area Codes||907|
|Time Zone||Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)|
|Daylight Savings||The city observes Daylight Saving Time.|
Nearest Weather StationsNotes:
|Jan Temp||-20 to -8 F|
|Apr Temp||-7 to 6 F|
|Jul Temp||34 to 47 F|
|Oct Temp||10 to 19 F|
|Annual Precip||4.1 inches|
|Jan Temp||-31 to -14 F|
|Apr Temp||-12 to 13 F|
|Jul Temp||42 to 67 F|
|Oct Temp||2 to 18 F|
|Annual Precip||5.3 inches|
|Jan Temp||-23 to -12 F|
|Apr Temp||-9 to 6 F|
|Jul Temp||38 to 56 F|
|Oct Temp||8 to 19 F|
|Annual Precip||3.6 inches|
|Average Family Size||3.91|
|American Indian & Alaskan||2,620||57.2%|
|Hispanic (included in categories above)||153||3.3%|
|Est. 2005 Population||4,218|
(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)
|Other (often includes Hispanic and African American)||78.5%|
|French (except Basque)||0.7%|
|Trinidadian and Tobagonian||0.2%|
SAMUEL SIMMONDS MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Federal)
Emergency Service: No
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|City, State||Similarity||1 Person Houses||65+||College Grads||Commute Minutes||Family Income||Kids 0-4||Non White||Pop.||Poverty||Prop. Crime||Seasonal Housing||Viol. Crime|
|1. Kenai, Alaska||81.7||26.9%||6.4%||16%||19||$56,856||8%||17.2%||6,942||9.8%||43.7||1.9%||6.3|
|2. Page, Arizona||80.9||18.9%||6.3%||19.4%||11||$54,323||7.3%||32.7%||6,809||13.9%||65.4||2.9%||9.3|
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