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    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    B-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C-
  6. Diversity
    NG
  7. Jobs
    A-
  8. Weather
    NG
  9. Cost of Living
    B+
  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
    D-
  12. Commute
    A+
Nuiqsut is a town in Alaska with a population of 395. Nuiqsut is in North Slope Borough. Living in Nuiqsut offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes.

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$86,700
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$850
National
$949
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
NG
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    26%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    12%
  • 25-34 years
    22%
  • 35-44 years
    6%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    8%
  • 65+ years
    5%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    2%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    2%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    45%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    31%
    13%

Working in Nuiqsut

Jobs
A-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$82,813
National
$55,322

Nuiqsut Reviews

1 review
The village of Nuiqsut is a close-knit community in which the majority of people are Iñupiaq descent. The profound subsistence in which cooperation of the people are strongly seen through the hard work of both women and men, even children, within the community.
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