North Pole, Alaska 

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Population

2,319

-7.2% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.0%

Median Income

$67,721

Median Home Price

$256,100

Best Places to Live in North Pole, Alaska

Frontier town - East-central Alaska, north of the Alaska Range. July, June and August are the most pleasant months in North Pole, while December and November are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Attractive setting
-Nearby recreation
-Educated population
Cons
-Bitter winters
-Isolation
-Entertainment

Local Listings in North Pole
 $289,900 
3556 Wildwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1626 SqFt
 $125,000 
3546 Farrior Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1108 SqFt
 $319,900 
2591 Badger Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 1760 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Fairbanks Metro Area

Fairbanks, a low, sprawling frontier town along the Chena River, supports a huge land area. As a crossroads of major highways and the northern terminus of the Alaska Railroad, Fairbanks plays a significant role as a transportation center and commerce headquarters for most of the northern half of the state. Additionally, the area serves as a military, education and health center for the region; the University of Alaska-Fairbanks is a large employer. Mining, forest products, the Alaska Pipeline, and tourism drive the economy and recent job growth has been fairly healthy.


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QUICK FACTS

City: North Pole
Zip Codes: No Zip Codes Here.
Time zone: Alaska Standard Time (AST)
Elevation: 418 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in North Pole is 6.0% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. North Pole jobs have decreased by 1.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, North Pole's cost of living is 13.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare North Pole's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in North Pole, while December and November are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Fairbanks North Star Borough voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
North Pole's population is 2,319 people. Since 2010, it has had a population decline of 7.2%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 23.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in North Pole is $256,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.7%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
North Pole public schools spend $18,069 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.6 students per teacher in North Pole. More Education


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Housing Market in North Pole

It's a good time to buy in North Pole. Home Appreciation is up 1.7% in the last 12 months. Browse North Pole Real Estate

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Reviews for North Pole   8 Reviews
winter clothing - 12/12/2015
at times it is well below zero where do people buy their winter clothing and do schools close when the weather is to... Read More

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North Pole Alaska - 11/29/2009
Our winter normally starts in september and ends mid april with brake-up. This is when the ice and snow goes away for the spring to come. We will get the coldest winter... Read More

Beautiful Interior Alaska - 5/12/2009
I have lived in Alaska for 14 years now. The first 2 were in Anchorage. Anchorage and its surroundings are gorgeous, but I prefer the solitude of Fairbanks and... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN NORTH POLE
$289,900
3556 Wildwood Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$125,000
3546 Farrior Dr
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$319,900
2591 Badger Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$179,900
1095 Meadow Rue Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$399,900
2081 Loose Moose Loop
Bed 4 | Bath 2

$274,900
684 Manley St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$265,000
2525 Badger Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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