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Demographics

People

Total Population4,316
Male Share of the Population52.4%
Female Share of the Population47.6%
Senior Citizens5.4%
Employed Population 16+1,609
Age of the Population27

Families

% of people married43.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.6%
Median Earnings25+$42,976
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$26,667
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,792

Wealth

Median Family Income$94,107
% Above Poverty Level85.9%
% Below Poverty Level14.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time7 minutes
% Working from Home3.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.9%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone22.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,097
Median House Value$177,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)83.3%
German3.5%
Irish2.9%
English1.8%
Italian1%
Polish0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Norwegian0.6%
Macedonian0.5%
French Except Basque0.3%
Swiss0.3%
Greek0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Scottish0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Swedish0.1%
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Barrow Almanac

CategoryValue
County North Slope Borough
P.O. Box Zip Codes99723, 99789, 99791, 99759
Phone Area Codes907
Time Zone
Approximate Latitude71.28
Approximate Longitude-156.78

Barrow Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationBARROW AP
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp-20 to -8 F
Apr Temp-7 to 6 F
Jul Temp34 to 47 F
Oct Temp10 to 19 F
Annual Precip4.1 inches
StationUMIAT
Distance171.5 miles
Jan Temp-31 to -14 F
Apr Temp-12 to 13 F
Jul Temp42 to 67 F
Oct Temp2 to 18 F
Annual Precip5.3 inches
StationKUPARUK
Distance177 miles
Jan Temp-23 to -12 F
Apr Temp-9 to 6 F
Jul Temp38 to 56 F
Oct Temp8 to 19 F
Annual Precip3.6 inches

Barrow Public Libraries

Tuzzy Consortium Library
5421 NORTH STAR STREET
Barrow, Alaska
(907) 852-4050

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Barrow Hospitals

Samuel Simmonds Memorial Hospital
(Government - Federal)
1296 Agvik Street
(907) 852-4611

Barrow Public Schools

Fred Ipalook Elementary
2070 Ahkovak St
ZIP: 99723
Primary
Total Enrollment 683
Eben Hopson Middle School
6501 Transit St
ZIP: 99723
Middle
Total Enrollment 221
Barrow High School
1684 Okpik St
ZIP: 99723
High
Total Enrollment 232
Kiita Learning Community
5246 Karluk Street
ZIP: 99723
High
Total Enrollment 38
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