Point Hope, Alaska

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Point Hope, Alaska

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High Points

Point Hope strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Alaska):

Category Trophy
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Point Hope Short Commute Times
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Point Hope Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Point Hope Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Point Hope, Alaska

Comparing Point Hope to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Alaska (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 9
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 5
Racial Diversity 1 4
Senior Citizens 1 4
Female Share of the Population 1 3
Age of the Population 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 8
Portion of People Married 4 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 9
People in Middle Class or Better 8 7
College Educated Adults 6 5
People Above Poverty 4 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 5 4
Working at Home 5 4
Public Transportation Use 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 10 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 9 6
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Affordability of Rents 1 4
People Living Alone 1 2

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Point Hope Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 699 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County North Slope
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99766
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 68.347
Longitude -166.808

Point Hope Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 150.1 miles
Jan Temp -9 to 4 F
Apr Temp 3 to 20 F
Jul Temp 49 to 60 F
Oct Temp 19 to 28 F
Annual Precip 10 inches
Station NOME AP
Distance 267.6 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 13 F
Apr Temp 12 to 27 F
Jul Temp 47 to 59 F
Oct Temp 23 to 34 F
Annual Precip 16.5 inches
Distance 368.6 miles
Jan Temp -16 to -1 F
Apr Temp 14 to 34 F
Jul Temp 52 to 69 F
Oct Temp 17 to 29 F
Annual Precip 13 inches
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Point Hope Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 757 100%
Male 417 55.1%
Female 340 44.9%
Under 18 322 42.5%
18+ 435 57.5%
65+ 39 5.2%
Median Age 21.8
Average Family Size 4.5
White 66 8.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 659 87.1%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 29 3.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 1.7%

Estimated Point Hope Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 704
Growth -53
Growth % -7%

Point Hope Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 94%
German 1.7%
English 1.6%
Irish 0.8%
Norwegian 0.5%
Italian 0.3%
Swiss 0.3%
Welsh 0.3%
Polish 0.3%
European 0.2%
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Point Hope High Schools (2004)

Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 251 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 10.5

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