North Pole is a small city located in the U.S. state of Alaska. It is within Fairbanks North Star Borough 13 miles in the southeast Fairbanks along Richardson Highway. The North Pole is known for its year-round Christmas decorations such as candy cane–striped street lights. The community keeps the Christmas spirit alive that features holiday decorations and trimmings all year even if its still on July. Most travelers discovered this town as an ideal way to finally visit the home of Santa Claus. The city has a total area of approximate 4.2 square miles. It has an elevation of 482 feet. The city had a total population of 2,117 as of 2010 census. Estimated per capita income was $21,426. North Pole has Zip code 99705.