North Pole is a very small city located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 2,189 people and three constituent neighborhoods, North Pole is the 26th largest community in Alaska.
North Pole is a military town: the armed forces employs 10.11% of the workforce, making the military a major focus of life in the city. In the civilian sector, Retail and Construction are important in the local economy and are the city’s largest civilian employers, employing 17.26% and 14.24% of the civilian workforce respectively.
Also of interest is that North Pole has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
North Pole is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The overall education level of North Pole is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 25.39% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in North Pole in 2010 was $30,992, which is upper middle income relative to Alaska and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $123,968 for a family of four. However, North Pole contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Pole is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Pole home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Pole residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Pole include Irish, Italian, French , and Norwegian.
The most common language spoken in North Pole is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Native American languages.