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Barrow, AK Population and Races

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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Barrow is 4,296, which is 6.22% less than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 16.17% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. The Barrow population density is 199.84 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 1.09 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Barrow is native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.), which represent 68.27% of the total population. The average Barrow education level is lower than the state average and is lower than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 4,296. #27

Population Growth Since 2000, #191

Barrow, AK

Population Density, #29

Barrow, AK
199.84 per square mile
1.09 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:507 (11.80%, #215)
Black:31 (0.72%, #51)
Hispanic:206 (4.80%, #55)
Asian:394 (9.17%, #13)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):2,933 (68.27%, #142)
One Race, Other:110 (2.56%, see rank)
Two or More Races:321 (7.47%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:195 (94.66%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Cuban:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Central American:11 (5.34%, see rank)
South American:0 (0.00%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Chinese:7 (1.78%, see rank)
Filipino:252 (63.96%, see rank)
Japanese:10 (2.54%, see rank)
Korean:31 (7.87%, see rank)
Vietnamese:0 (0.00%, see rank)
Asian, Other:94 (23.86%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

3,903 (90.85%) out of the total population of 4,296 reported first ancestry.

 Barrow, AK% of the Total PopulationAlaskaU.S.
Arab00.00%, see rank0.17%0.56%
Czech00.00%, see rank0.53%0.47%
Danish00.00%, see rank0.83%0.42%
Dutch100.23%, see rank1.76%1.40%
English1383.21%, see rank8.32%8.02%
French280.65%, see rank3.71%3.34%
German3518.17%, see rank17.06%15.03%
Greek00.00%, see rank0.27%0.41%
Hungarian10.02%, see rank0.38%0.46%
Irish1262.93%, see rank10.58%10.80%
Italian431.00%, see rank2.98%5.52%
Norwegian20.05%, see rank3.85%1.42%
Polish160.37%, see rank1.99%3.01%
Portuguese30.07%, see rank0.32%0.44%
Russian60.14%, see rank1.39%0.92%
Scotch-Irish150.35%, see rank1.18%0.99%
Scottish40.09%, see rank2.73%1.72%
Subsaharan African00.00%, see rank0.45%0.95%
Swedish120.28%, see rank2.38%1.27%
Swiss110.26%, see rank0.54%0.30%
Ukrainian00.00%, see rank0.35%0.31%
American90.21%, see rank4.40%7.12%
Welsh30.07%, see rank0.84%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 2,265 (52.72%, see rank)
Females: 2,031 (47.28%, see rank)

Barrow, AK
Male: 52.72%
Female: 47.28%
Male: 52.19%
Female: 47.81%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Barrow, AK
27.80 years old
33.40 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Barrow, AK
24.80 years old
33.10 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Barrow, AK
30.00 years old
33.80 years old
38.80 years old

 Barrow, AK% of the Total PopulationAlaskaU.S.
Under 5 years45010.47%, see rank7.48%6.36%
5 to 9 years48211.22%, see rank7.03%6.51%
10 to 14 years3909.08%, see rank7.06%6.59%
15 to 19 years3618.40%, see rank6.99%6.85%
20 to 24 years3357.80%, see rank8.23%7.13%
25 to 34 years56413.13%, see rank15.25%13.47%
35 to 44 years54312.64%, see rank12.68%12.96%
45 to 54 years57013.27%, see rank14.24%14.09%
55 to 64 years4169.68%, see rank12.50%12.29%
65 to 74 years1082.51%, see rank5.62%7.64%
75 to 84 721.68%, see rank2.21%4.25%
85 years and over50.12%, see rank0.72%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Barrow, AKAlaskaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population2,278, 100%460,319209,056,129
Less Than High School395, 17.34%, see rank8.19%13.67%
High School Graduate828, 36.35%, see rank27.51%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree736, 32.31%, see rank36.62%29.09%
Bachelor Degree186, 8.17%, see rank17.87%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree133, 5.84%, see rank9.81%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#12.69, see rank13.8113.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Barrow, AK AlaskaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten168100.00%0.00%76.26%23.74%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)75998.68%, see rank1.32%, see rank91.81%8.19%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)25794.94%, see rank5.06%, see rank91.68%8.32%90.60%9.40%
College177100.00%, see rank0.00%, see rank83.76%16.24%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School5981.36%, see rank18.64%, see rank77.74%22.26%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Barrow, AKAlaskaU.S.
Total Households1,312, 100%251,678116,211,092
Average Household Size3.23, see rank2.792.63
1 Person Households259, 19.74%, see rank25.48%27.57%
2 or More Person Households1,053, 80.26%, see rank74.52%72.43%
Family Households (Families)977, 74.47%, see rank66.97%66.22%
Average Family Size3.84, see rank3.493.32
Married-Couple Family486, 37.04%, see rank50.02%48.42%
Nonfamily Households335, 25.53%, see rank33.03%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Barrow, AK%AlaskaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total2,974see rank571,190252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over1,508100%, see rank299,493123,281,364
Never Married74749.54%, see rank37.52%35.77%
Married61740.92%, see rank49.55%52.04%
Widowed513.38%, see rank1.85%2.57%
Divorced936.17%, see rank11.08%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over1,466100%, see rank271,697129,692,771
Never Married66245.16%, see rank29.02%29.48%
Married58339.77%, see rank51.93%49.19%
Widowed473.21%, see rank5.97%9.16%
Divorced17411.87%, see rank13.07%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Barrow, AK%AlaskaU.S.
Native3,85389.69%, see rank92.90%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence3,23875.37%, see rank40.62%58.73%
Born in Different State54012.57%, see rank50.10%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
751.75%, see rank2.18%1.42%
Foreign Born44310.31%, see rank7.10%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship2165.03%, see rank3.83%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship2275.28%, see rank3.26%7.09%
Born In Europe130.30%, see rank1.18%1.53%
Born In Asia3307.68%, see rank3.85%3.82%
Born In Africa60.14%, see rank0.29%0.55%
Born In Oceania210.49%, see rank0.20%0.07%
Born In Latin America661.54%, see rank1.23%6.83%
Born In Northern America00.00%, see rank0.34%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Barrow, AK%AlaskaU.S.
English47836.43%, see rank81.36%79.39%
Spanish574.34%, see rank4.56%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages60.46%, see rank3.38%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages17913.64%, see rank4.97%3.36%
Other59245.12%, see rank5.73%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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