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Arctic Bay

Last Updated: 

March, 2013

Community Info

Community Information

Language: 

  • English
  • French
  • Inuktitut

Access: 

  • Air
  • Ship
Contact Information

Contact Person: 

Clare Kines

Phone: 

867-439-8276

E-mail: 

Fax: 

867-439-8081
Location

Region: 

  • North Baffin

Latitude: 

73°01'N

Longitude: 

85°07'W
Statistics on weather and climate
Average Monthly Temperature

February: 

-29.10

October: 

-10.50

November: 

-18.40

December: 

-27.60

Average Yearly Snowfall: 

5.00cm

Average Yearly Rainfall: 

0.00cm
Inventory of Community Leaders

Community Leaders: 

Niore Iqalujuak - Mayor
Frank May - Deputy Mayor
David Kalluk - Councillor
Geela Arnauyumayuq - Councillor
Olayuk Naqitarvik - Councillor
Esau Tatatuapik - Councillor
Joeli Qaunaq - Councillor
Sakiasi Qaunaq - Councillor
Ema Oyukuluk - Councillor
Real Estate Inventory

Private Housing: 

35 private homes

Rental Housing: 

130 rental homes

Demographics

Demographics

Population: 

690

Population Growth: 

6.80%
Gender Breakdown

Male: 

57

Female: 

43
Age Breakdown

0 - 14: 

34.00%

15 - 24: 

24.00%

25 - 34: 

15.00%

35 - 44: 

10.00%

45 - 54: 

9.00%

55 +: 

7.90%
Employment

Employment: 

46.20%

Unemployment: 

22.60%
Sector Breakdown

Construction: 

4.00%

Finance & Real Estate: 

4.00%

Retail/Wholesale: 

17.60%

Social Service/Non-Government: 

7.80%

Other: 

25.50%
Economic Indicators

Average Income: 

14,304

Traditional Pursuit: 

Hunting and Fishing

Infrastructure

Capital and Infrastructure Inventory

# of km of Gravel Roads: 

46.00km

# of km of Paved Roads: 

0.00km

Communications: 

  • Internet
  • Landlines

Marine: 

BreakwaterFloating Dock

Water/Sewage: 

K-12 Schools: 

Inuujaq School K -12

Post Secondary Training: 

NAC Adult Learning Centre
Local Assets Inventory

What the Community Owns: 

4 Bay Parking Garage
3 Bay Maintenance Garage
3 Bay Maintenance Garage
Heritage Building
Fire Hall
Cold Storage Building
Hamlet Office
Heated Storage

Airport

International Airport: 

Max Length of Runway: 

1 199.00m

Runway type: 

  • Gravel

Airport Code: 

YAB
Social Services

Social service: 

Brighter Futures
Counselling
Financial Services

Bank Branches: 

None

Co-op Financial Services: 

Light banking services offered by the Coop
Governments

Territorial Government Offices: 

All

Arctic Bay

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