Who knew Alaska demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Alaska. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Alaska demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||710,231|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$66,521|
|Median Age||33.8 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||White|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 710,231 people, Alaska is the 47th most populated state. But watch out, Alaska, because North Dakota with 672,591 people and Vermont with 625,741 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Alaska residents was $66,521. Alaska households made slightly more than Hawaii households ($66,420) and Massachusetts households ($64,509) However, 9.5% of Alaska residents live in poverty.
The median age for Alaska residents is 33.8 years young.
The largest Alaska racial/ethinic groups are White (64.1%) followed by American Indian (14.4%) and Two or more races (6.4%).
|Some Other Race||1,111|
|Two or More Races||45,368|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Alaska ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||33.8 years|
|Median Age - Females||34.1 years|
|Median Age - Males||33.6 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 26.4% of the Alaska population under 18, Alaska has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||26.4%|
|Persons Over 65||7.7%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||97,581|
|Kenai Peninsula Borough||55,400|
|Juneau City and Borough||31,275|
|Bethel Census Area||17,013|
|Kodiak Island Borough||13,592|
|Ketchikan Gateway Borough||13,477|
|Valdez-Cordova Census Area||9,636|
|Nome Census Area||9,492|
|North Slope Borough||9,430|
|Sitka City and Borough||8,881|
|Northwest Arctic Borough||7,523|
|Wade Hampton Census Area||7,459|
|Southeast Fairbanks Census Area||7,029|
|Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area||5,588|