Alaska Demographic Data

Alaska Demographic Summary

  • Population: 731,449
  • Area: 665,008.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 570,665.00 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 94,343.00 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 1.09 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: NA
  • Time Zone: Yukon Standard Time (GMT -9)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Alaska Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
351,321
47.4%
50.8
Male
390,573
52.6%
49.2
Total Population
741,894
 
 

Alaska Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
52,495
7.1% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
53,661
7.2% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
51,068
6.9% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
48,829
6.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
56,890
7.7% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
121,629
16.4% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
92,373
12.5% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
93,124
12.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
54,081
7.3% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
41,912
5.6% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
52,097
7.0% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
16,963
2.3% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
6,772
0.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
554,598
74.8%
77.2
Female
263,300
47.5%
51.3%
Male
291,298
52.5%
48.7%
21 Years and over
526,655
71.0%
73.1
62 Years and over
99,799
13.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
75,832
10.2%
15.2
Female
38,095
50.2%
55.8%
Male
37,737
49.8%
44.2%
Median Age (years)
34
0.0%
0.0

Alaska Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
677,933
91.4% 
96.8
White
477,895
64.4% 
72.6
Black or African American
23,753
3.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
108,056
14.6% 
0.8
Asian
45,580
6.1% 
5.4
Asian Indian
906
0.1% 
1.2
Chinese
1,777
0.2% 
1.3
Filipino
29,275
3.9% 
0.9
Japanese
1,772
0.2% 
0.2
Korean
3,796
0.5% 
0.4
Vietnamese
818
0.1% 
0.6
Other Asian
7,236
1.0% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
9,937
1.3% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
1,275
0.2% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
859
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
6,648
0.9% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
1,155
0.2% 
0.1
Some Other Race
12,712
1.7% 
5.1
Two or More Races
63,961
8.6% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
51,304
6.9% 
17.8
Mexican
26,090
3.5% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
7,729
1.0% 
1.7
Cuban
821
0.1% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
16,664
2.2% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
690,590
93.1% 
82.2

Alaska Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
10,392
2.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
22,585
4.7% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
133,928
28.0% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
129,650
27.1% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
40,819
8.5% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
90,861
19.0% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
50,716
10.6% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
32,977
6.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
445,974
93.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
141,577
29.6%
31.2

Alaska Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
210,754
36.0%
33.7
Now Married
277,555
47.5%
47.5
Divorced
65,344
11.2%
11.0
Separated
10,560
1.8%
2.0
Widowed
20,457
3.5%
5.8

Alaska Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
575,378
83.5%
78.4%
Languages other than english
114,021
16.5%
21.6%
Spanish
25,759
3.7%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
16,803
2.4%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
39,391
5.7%
3.5%
Other Languages
32,068
4.7%
1.1%

Alaska Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
9,066
3.6%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
7,301
2.9%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
16,156
6.5%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
17,073
6.9%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
26,049
10.5%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
46,366
18.7%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
35,805
14.4%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
50,030
20.1%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
22,973
9.2%
5.8
$200,000 or more
17,649
7.1%
6.4
Median household income
76,440
 
57,617
Per capita income
34,187
 
31,128

Alaska Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
15,644
4.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
31,839
8.9%
9.8
Construction
23,833
6.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
85,260
23.9%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
11,888
3.3%
6.6
Information
7,959
2.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
15,343
4.3%
10.1
Other services except public administration
15,203
4.3%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
28,119
7.9%
11.4
Public administration
44,446
12.4%
4.6
Retail trade
41,089
11.5%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
28,449
8.0%
5.2
Wholesale trade
8,026
2.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
41,332
11.6%
8.8
Management, professional, and related occupations
132,669
37.2%
37.6
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
40,471
11.3%
12.2
Sales and office occupations
79,782
22.3%
23.3
Service occupations
62,844
17.6%
18.1

Alaska Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
362,804
 
150,377,000
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
250,492
69.0%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
44,258
12.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
4,381
1.2%
5.1
Walked
27,628
7.6%
2.7
Other means
17,273
4.8%
1.8
Worked at home
18,772
5.2%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
18.0
 
26.6

Alaska Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
23,296
9.4%
8.7
1 vehicles
72,218
29.1%
33.2
2 vehicles
93,766
37.7%
37.1
3 or more
59,188
23.8%
21.0

Alaska Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
0
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
248,468
80.0%
87.6
Owner Occupied
160,215
64.5%
63.1
Renter Occupied
88,253
35.5%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
62,204
20.0%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
6
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
3.0
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.7
0.0%
2.5

Alaska Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
310,672
1 room
18,953
6.1%
2.4
2 rooms
21,855
7.0%
2.7
3 rooms
39,021
12.6%
9.1
4 rooms
62,204
20.0%
16.5
5 rooms
52,375
16.9%
19.8
6 rooms
44,242
14.2%
17.8
7 rooms
28,651
9.2%
12.0
8 rooms
19,897
6.4%
8.6
9 rooms or more
23,474
7.6%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Alaska Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
310,672
135,703,000
1-unit, detached
200,542
64.6%
61.5
1-unit, attached
20,740
6.7%
5.9
2-units
16,420
5.3%
3.6
3 or 4 units
22,360
7.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
14,077
4.5%
4.8
10 to 19 units
7,117
2.3%
4.4
20 or more units
13,197
4.2%
9.0
Mobile home
15,856
5.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
363
0.1%
0.1

Alaska Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
4,407
1.4%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
4,381
1.4%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
13,787
4.4%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
26,683
8.6%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
72,691
23.4%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
82,806
26.7%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
44,762
14.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2004
2005 or later

Alaska Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
121,177
48.8%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
3,726
1.5%
4.7
Electricity
30,368
12.2%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
70,918
28.5%
4.8
Coal or coke
915
0.4%
0.1
Wood
16,416
6.6%
1.9
Solar energy
0
0.0%
0.1
Other fuel
3,627
1.5%
0.5
No fuel used
1,321
0.5%
1.1

Alaska Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
101,016
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
1,014
1.0%
10.7%
$500 to $999
7,635
7.6%
41.0%
$2,500 to $2,999
9,718
9.6%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
10,496
10.4%
1.8%
$1,000 to $1,499
20,300
20.1%
28.3%
$2,000 to $2,499
21,213
21.0%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
30,640
30.3%
11.9%
Mortgage Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
43,305
43.0%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
18,660
18.5%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
10,327
10.3%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
8,744
8.7%
7.0%
35.0% or more
19,604
19.5%
21.3%
Not Computed
376
0.0%
0.0%

Alaska Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
80,663 
 
41,631,300 
$1,000 to $1,499
29,892
37.1%
28.3%
$1,500 to $1,999
14,362
17.8%
11.9%
$2,000 to $2,499
7,173
8.9%
4.4%
$2,500 to $2,999
1,714
2.1%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
573
0.7%
1.8%
$500 to $999
22,236
27.6%
41.0%
Less than $500
4,713
5.8%
10.7%
No Cash Rent
7,590
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,208
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as Percentage of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
12,534
15.6%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
13,019
16.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
11,388
14.2%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,739
12.1%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
7,281
9.1%
9.0%
35.0% or more
26,442
32.9%
40.7%
Not Computed
7,850
0.0%
0.0%

Alaska Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
160,215
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
10,496
6.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
8,979
5.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
9,888
6.2%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
16,914
10.6%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
47,773
29.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
50,587
31.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
14,353
9.0%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
1,225
0.8%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
267,800
 
205,000
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