Northwest Arctic County Information

Northwest Arctic in Alaska occupies 40,762 square miles and has a 2006 population of 7,511, a change from a 2000 population of 7,208 and 6,106 in 1990. 19.2% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.8% percent is 25-35, and 13% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 22 acts of violent crime reported in Northwest Arctic in 2004, a change from 159 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 338 people: 11.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 8.8%.

Read more about Northwest Arctic, Alaska in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyNorthwest Arctic 
StateAlaska 
Land Area40,762 sq. milesRanked 4 of 3,140
Population 20067,511Ranked 2,638 of 3,140
Population 20057,435 
Population 20007,208Ranked 2,667 of 3,140
Population 19906,106Ranked 2,743 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion13.1% 
African American.1% 
Asian American1% 
Native American83.6% 
Pacific Islander% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 512.3% 
Population 5 to 1420.3% 
Population 15 to 2419.2% 
Population 25 to 3411.8% 
Population 35 to 4413% 
Population 45 to 5411.4% 
Population 55 to 646.8% 
Population 65 to 743.1% 
Population 75 and up2.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes22159
Murders / Manslaughters1 
Forcible Rapes3 
Robberies1 
Aggravated Assaults17 
Total Property Crimes135181
Burglaries26 
Larceny Thefts92 
Motor Vehicle Thefts17 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population2,9672,939
Unemployed Population338259
Unemployment Rate11.4%8.8%

Northwest Arctic County Cities