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Atqasuk Travel Guide, Alaska

Overview of Atqasuk, AK US

Atqasuk is located in Alaska. This city lies in the North Slope borough of Alaska region. The total area of Atqasuk is 42.4 sq mi from which 38.9 sq mi is the total land area and 3.5 sq mi is the total water area.

Population of Atqasuk, AK US as recorded in 2007 is 201. Out of the total population of 201, male count is 106 and female is 95. Barrow recording district is the place where Atqasuk, AK US is situated.

The climate recorded in Atqasuk, AK US is arctic. The minimum temperature of Atqasuk, AK US stays below the freezing point throughout the year. The maximum and minimum temperature limits of Atqasuk, AK US lies between -56 to 78. This area records light rainfall. The snowfall in this area is at 22 inches. The community of Atqasuk, AK US was repopulated by previous inhabitants of Barrow recording district somewhere around 1977.

Culture & residential unit

Atqasuk, AK US was built-in in the year 1982. Atqasuk, AK US includes the Atqasuk Village populated by authenticated tribe and this village is a long-established Inupiat Eskimo rural community. About 95% of the total population of Atqasuk, AK US includes native people. People of Atqasuk, AK US are pursuing life sustaining activities so as to save the village from becoming extinct.

One of the most astonishing facts regarding Atqasuk, AK US is that this place often notices temperatures below freezing point but still alcohol is banned for the inhabitants inside the village. As per the United States census of 2000, Atqasuk, AK US included 60 housing units in which 66 dwellers were employed and 5 housing units were unoccupied. Average household income of Atqasuk, AK US is $87,742. The cost of living index of Atqasuk, AK US is 91.0.

Population & sports

Demographic Data of Atqasuk suggests that the total population of this place is made of 94.3% American Indian and 4.8% white non Hispanic. Historical records of Atqasuk reveal that current population has different ancestors such as 1.8% English ancestors, 1.8% French ancestors, 1.3% Irish ancestors and 2.5 % were foreign born. There is a team of baseball called as San Francisco Giants, Seattle Mariners. San Francisco 49ers, Seattle Seahawks is the local NFL football team of this place. Seattle Supersonics is the name given to the NBA basketball team of this place. San Jose Sharks is the name given to NHL hockey team.

Atqasuk jas private and public schools such as Meade River School.

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