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Alaska
Demographic Data






Alaska POPULATION STATISTICS

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2022.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Alaska Population & Age Distribution

The Total Population of Alaska is:
733,391

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.1%
5 - 17:
17.8%
18 - 24:
9.5%
25 - 34:
16.1%
35 - 54:
24.9%
55 - 64:
12.7%
Over 65 Years:
11.9%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
93.1%
93.1%
30.0%
30.0%
4.6%
4.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Alaska
USA
$37,094
$37,094
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Alaska
USA
$77,790
$77,790
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.3%

Employment Industries in AK

Healthcare
Public Service
Retail
Education
Transportation
Accommodation
Construction
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Other
Manufacturing
Mining
Administration
Finance
Arts
Information Technology
Wholesale
Agriculture
Real Estate
Utilities
Management
15.0%
15.0%
11.8%
11.8%
10.5%
10.5%
9.5%
9.5%
7.5%
7.5%
6.9%
6.9%
6.7%
6.7%
5.2%
5.2%
4.5%
4.5%
3.8%
3.8%
2.7%
2.7%
2.7%
2.7%
2.3%
2.3%
2.1%
2.1%
2.0%
2.0%
1.8%
1.8%
1.7%
1.7%
1.5%
1.5%
1.4%
1.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
American Indian And Alaska Native
Other Race / Two or More Races
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
Asian
Black Or African American
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
59.7%
59.7%
14.1%
14.1%
8.3%
8.3%
7.2%
7.2%
6.2%
6.2%
3.1%
3.1%
1.4%
1.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
German
Irish
English
Norwegian
Italian
European
French
Scottish
Swedish
Polish
Dutch
Scots-Irish
Russian
Scandinavian
British
Welsh
French Canadian
Danish
Finnish
19.6%
19.6%
14.3%
14.3%
9.7%
9.7%
8.0%
8.0%
3.0%
3.0%
2.8%
2.8%
2.6%
2.6%
2.3%
2.3%
2.2%
2.2%
2.0%
2.0%
1.9%
1.9%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.3%
1.2%
1.2%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Native American languages
Spanish
Tagalog
Pacific Island languages
Korean
Russian
Miao/Hmong
German
Slavic languages
French
Chinese
Arabic
Japanese
African languages
Thai
Indic languages
Other Asian languages
Vietnamese
Other Indo-European
84.2%
84.2%
4.5%
4.5%
3.5%
3.5%
2.7%
2.7%
1.0%
1.0%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born AK Residents
7.8%