Utqiagvik, AK

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Utqiagvik Profile


Overview

Utqiagvik is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Alaska. With a population of 4,927 people and just one neighborhood, Utqiagvik is the 14th largest community in Alaska.

Occupations and Workforce

Utqiagvik is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Utqiagvik is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Utqiagvik who work in office and administrative support (17.29%), teaching (11.10%), and management occupations (8.50%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Utqiagvik is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One of the benefits of Utqiagvik is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 9.26 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.

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

Utqiagvik Demographics

In Utqiagvik, just 12.72% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Utqiagvik in 2018 was $29,900, which is lower middle income relative to Alaska, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $119,600 for a family of four. However, Utqiagvik contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Utqiagvik is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Utqiagvik home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Utqiagvik residents report their race to be Native American, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Utqiagvik include Irish, German, Haitian, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Utqiagvik is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Pacific Island languages.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q4 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2020 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2021 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Neighborhood Public School Data

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Due to Covid-19, complete standardized testing did not take place during the 2020-2021 academic school year. Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2019
  • Educational Environment: 2020 (latest available). Updated annually.
  • All data updated June 2022

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School Rating Information

 

School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

Neighborhood School Quality Rating

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Schools That Serve This Neighborhood

 
School Details Grades Quality Rating Compared to AK* Quality Rating Compared to Nation*
Eben Hopson Middle School
6501 Transit St
Utqiagvik, AK 99723
06-08
Fred Ipalook Elementary School
2070 Ahkovak St
Utqiagvik, AK 99723
PK-05
Barrow High School
1684 Okpik St
Utqiagvik, AK 99723
09-12
Kiita Learning Community School
5246 Karluk St
Utqiagvik, AK 99723
09-12
Qargi Academy School
1684 Okpik St
Utqiagvik, AK 99723
09-12
* 10 is highest

Neighborhood Educational Environment

Adults In Neighborhood With College Degree Or Higher
Children In The Neighborhood Living In Poverty

This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

NORTH SLOPE BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Alaska

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Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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Better than of US school districts.

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School District Enrollment By Group

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Economic Groups This District This State
ECONOMICALLY DISADVANTAGED UNREPORTED 42.5%
FREE LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 38.8%
REDUCED LUNCH ELIGIBLE UNREPORTED 3.8%

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