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North Slope Borough, Alaska
Seal of North Slope Borough, Alaska
Map of Alaska highlighting North Slope Borough
Location in the state of Alaska
Map of the U.S. highlighting Alaska
Alaska's location in the U.S.
Seat Barrow
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

94,763 sq mi (245,435 km²)
88,817 sq mi (230,035 km²)
5,946 sq mi (15,400 km²), 6.27%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7,385
0.083/sq mi (0/km²)
Founded 1972
Website www.north-slope.org

North Slope Borough is a borough located largely in the North Slope region of the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2000 census, the population was 7,385. The borough seat is Barrow.

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Geography

The borough has a total area of 94,763 square miles (245,436 km²), of which, 88,817 square miles (230,035 km²) of it is land and 5,946 square miles (15,399 km²) of it (6.27%) is water.

Its western coastline is along the Chukchi Sea, while its eastern shores (beyond Point Barrow) are on the Beaufort Sea.

The North Slope Borough is the largest county-level political subdivision in the United States by area, with a larger land area than that of the state of Utah. Although the adjacent Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area is larger in area, it has no borough-level government. The borough is also the third-least densely populated county-level entity in the United States (after the Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area and the Lake and Peninsula Borough).

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Adjacent boroughs and census areas

It also shares its eastern border with Yukon, Canada, which has no subdivisions.

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Other federal areas

Demographics

North Slope Borough Police

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 7,385 people, 2,109 households, and 1,524 families residing in the borough. The population density was 13 square miles (34 km2)/person. There were 2,538 housing units at an average density of 37 sq mi (96 km2)/unit. The racial makeup of the borough was 17.09% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 68.38% Native American, mostly Inuit, 5.92% Asian, 0.84% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 6.55% from two or more races. 2.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 42.84% reported speaking Iñupiaq or "Eskimo" at home, while 4.21% speak Tagalog [1].

There were 2,109 households out of which 48.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.45 and the average family size was 4.05.

In the borough the population was spread out with 38.2% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 18.10% from 45 to 64, and 4.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 112.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.90 males.

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Cities and towns

Coordinates: 69°18′N 153°27′W / 69.30°N 153.45°W / 69.30; -153.45

References

  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. http://geonames.usgs.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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North Slope Borough, Alaska
Seal of North Slope Borough, Alaska
Map
File:Map of Alaska highlighting North Slope Borough.png
Location in the state of Alaska
File:Map of USA AK full.png
Alaska's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded 1972
Seat Barrow
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 6.27%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

7385
Website: www.north-slope.org

North Slope Borough is a borough located largely in the North Slope region of the state of Alaska, USA. As of the 2000 census, the population is 7,385. The borough seat is Barrow.

Contents

Geography

The borough has a total area of 245,436 km² (94,763 sq mi). 230,035 km² (88,817 sq mi) of it is land and 15,399 km² (5,946 sq mi) of it (6.27%) is water.

Its western coastline is limited by the Chukchi Sea, while its eastern shores (beyond Point Barrow) are in the Beaufort Sea.

The North Slope Borough is the largest county-level political subdivision in the United States by area, with a larger land area than that of the state of Idaho. Although the adjacent Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area is larger in area, it has no borough-level government.

Adjacent boroughs and census areas

It also shares its eastern border with the Yukon Territory, Canada, which has no subdivisions.

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there were 7,385 people, 2,109 households, and 1,524 families residing in the borough. The population density was 33 km2 (13 sq mi)/person (13 sq mi/person). There were 2,538 housing units at an average density of 97 km2 (37 sq mi)/unit ( 37sq mi/unit). The racial makeup of the borough was 17.09% White, 0.72% Black or African American, 68.38% Native American, mostly Inuit, 5.92% Asian, 0.84% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, and 6.55% from two or more races. 2.37% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 42.84% reported speaking Iñupiaq or "Eskimo" at home, while 4.21% speak Tagalog [1].

There were 2,109 households out of which 48.10% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43.3% were married couples living together, 18.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.70% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 1.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.45 and the average family size was 4.05.

In the borough the population was spread out with 38.2% under the age of 18, 9.50% from 18 to 24, 30.1% from 25 to 44, 18.10% from 45 to 64, and 4.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 27 years. For every 100 females there were 112.50 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 113.90 males.

See also

Cities and towns

Coordinates: 69°18′N 153°27′W / 69.30, -153.45


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