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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated August 2021.

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:
731,545

Age

Under 5 Years:
7.2%
5 - 17:
17.8%
18 - 24:
9.8%
25 - 34:
16.2%
35 - 54:
25.0%
55 - 64:
12.8%
Over 65 Years:
11.2%

Educational Attainment of Adults

High School Graduates
92.8%
92.8%
College Graduated
29.6%
29.6%
Attending College
4.7%
4.7%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

Per capita Income

Alaska
$36,787
$36,787
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Alaska
$77,640
$77,640
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
10.7%

Employment Industries in AK

Healthcare
15.0%
15.0%
Public Service
11.7%
11.7%
Retail
11.0%
11.0%
Education
9.5%
9.5%
Accommodation
7.2%
7.2%
Transportation
7.2%
7.2%
Construction
6.7%
6.7%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
5.2%
5.2%
Other
4.4%
4.4%
Manufacturing
3.8%
3.8%
Mining
3.0%
3.0%
Administration
2.9%
2.9%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
Finance
2.0%
2.0%
Arts
1.9%
1.9%
Wholesale
1.8%
1.8%
Agriculture
1.8%
1.8%
Real Estate
1.5%
1.5%
Utilities
1.2%
1.2%
Management
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

White
60.6%
60.6%
American Indian And Alaska Native
14.4%
14.4%
Other Race / Two or More Races
7.5%
7.5%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
7.0%
7.0%
Asian
6.1%
6.1%
Black Or African American
3.1%
3.1%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
1.2%
1.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

Ancestry (Top 20)

Unclassified
17.5%
17.5%
German
14.6%
14.6%
Irish
9.6%
9.6%
English
7.6%
7.6%
Norwegian
3.1%
3.1%
Italian
2.7%
2.7%
French
2.5%
2.5%
European
2.5%
2.5%
Scottish
2.3%
2.3%
Polish
2.0%
2.0%
Swedish
2.0%
2.0%
Dutch
1.5%
1.5%
Scots-Irish
1.3%
1.3%
Russian
1.3%
1.3%
Welsh
0.8%
0.8%
Scandinavian
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.8%
0.8%
Danish
0.7%
0.7%
French Canadian
0.7%
0.7%
Finnish
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
83.9%
83.9%
Native American languages
4.5%
4.5%
Spanish
3.7%
3.7%
Tagalog
2.7%
2.7%
Pacific Island languages
1.0%
1.0%
Korean
0.6%
0.6%
Russian
0.5%
0.5%
Miao/Hmong
0.5%
0.5%
German
0.5%
0.5%
Slavic languages
0.4%
0.4%
French
0.3%
0.3%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Vietnamese
0.1%
0.1%
Thai
0.1%
0.1%
Japanese
0.1%
0.1%
African languages
0.1%
0.1%
Indic languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Asian languages
0.1%
0.1%
Other Indo-European
0.1%
0.1%
Laotian
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born AK Residents
7.8%