North Pole, AK


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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.

The armed forces are a huge part of the life in North Pole, employing 10.11% of the workforce. While it is a military town, the civilian sector still plays an important role in the local economy, where the Retail and Construction industries employ 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.

Being a small city, North Pole does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

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.

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