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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:   2021 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2023.

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:

733,583

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.9%
5 - 17:
17.9%
18 - 24:
9.4%
25 - 34:
15.8%
35 - 54:
25.1%
55 - 64:
12.7%
Over 65 Years:
12.3%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
College Graduated
Attending College
93.3%
93.3%
30.6%
30.6%
4.4%
4.4%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Income

Per capita Income

Alaska
USA
$39,236
$39,236
$37,638
$37,638

Median household income

Alaska
USA
$80,287
$80,287
$69,021
$69,021
Individuals Below Poverty Level

10.4%

Employment Industries

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Healthcare
Public Service
Retail
Education
Transportation
Accommodation
Construction
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Other
Manufacturing
Administration
Mining
Finance
Arts
Information Technology
Agriculture
Real Estate
Wholesale
Utilities
Management
14.9%
14.9%
11.6%
11.6%
10.4%
10.4%
9.5%
9.5%
7.6%
7.6%
7.0%
7.0%
6.9%
6.9%
5.3%
5.3%
4.4%
4.4%
3.8%
3.8%
2.9%
2.9%
2.8%
2.8%
2.3%
2.3%
2.1%
2.1%
1.8%
1.8%
1.7%
1.7%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
1.6%
0.3%
0.3%
0% 100%
% 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
59.0%
59.0%
14.2%
14.2%
8.7%
8.7%
7.3%
7.3%
6.3%
6.3%
3.1%
3.1%
1.4%
1.4%
0% 100.0%
% of Residents

Ancestry

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Unclassified
German
Irish
English
Norwegian
Italian
European
French
Scottish
Swedish
Polish
Dutch
Scots-Irish
Russian
Scandinavian
British
French Canadian
Danish
Welsh
Finnish
20.7%
20.7%
14.2%
14.2%
9.7%
9.7%
8.5%
8.5%
2.9%
2.9%
2.7%
2.7%
2.6%
2.6%
2.2%
2.2%
2.1%
2.1%
2.0%
2.0%
1.9%
1.9%
1.4%
1.4%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.7%
0.5%
0.5%
0% 100%
% of Residents

Languages Spoken

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English
Native American languages
Spanish
Tagalog
Pacific Island languages
Korean
Russian
Miao/Hmong
German
Slavic languages
French
Chinese
Arabic
African languages
Japanese
Indic languages
Vietnamese
Other Asian languages
Laotian
Other Indo-European
84.4%
84.4%
4.5%
4.5%
3.4%
3.4%
2.7%
2.7%
1.0%
1.0%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
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% 100%
% of Residents
Foreign Born AK Residents

7.9%