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North Pole is in Fairbanks North Star Borough, in the Fairbanks metro area.

The community name spawned by the presence of Santa Claus House, a gift shop operating here since 1952.

The latitude of North Pole is 64.751N. The longitude is -147.349W.

It is in the Alaska Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,645.


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Median household income
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$44,583
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our North Pole demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.6 per 1,000 people.

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18% of North Pole residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the North Pole ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in North Pole was $21,426, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of North Pole residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in North Pole, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $633.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,215.


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Libraries in North Pole include North Pole Branch Library ... View libraries

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TV stations in North Pole include KJNP.

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The average commute time for North Pole workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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