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People

Total Population 458
Male Share of the Population 54.8%
Female Share of the Population 45.2%
Senior Citizens 7.2%
Employed Population 16+ 135
Age of the Population 27

Families

% of people married 37.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 0.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,063
% Above Poverty Level 81.8%
% Below Poverty Level 18.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 5 minutes
% Working from Home 5.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 35.6%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.9%
Median Gross Rent $838
Median House Value $93,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 96.3%
US/American 0%
English 1.5%
Irish 0.7%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Wainwright Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 712 miles NW of Anchorage, Alaska
County North Slope
P.O. Box Zip Codes 99782
Phone Area Codes 907
Time Zone Alaska (-9 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 70.636
Longitude -160.038

Wainwright Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station BARROW AP
Distance 86.3 miles
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
Station UMIAT
Distance 206.4 miles
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
Station KUPARUK
Distance 242.4 miles
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
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Wainwright High Schools

ALAK SCHOOL
567 MAIN ST.
907-763-2541
Title I eligible, not participating.
Serves 160 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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