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Demographic Data Report for Alaska by Borough or Census Area
Poverty: Families below poverty
All Ages, All Races (includes Hispanic), Both Sexes
2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Value
Borough Or Census Area
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Value (Percent)
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Families (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3141 boroughs and census areas)
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United States 10.5 8,253,388 N/A
Alaska 6.9 11,622 5 of 52
Wade Hampton Census Area 36.4 530 3,129
Bethel Census Area 23.8 810 3,025
Northwest Arctic Borough 22.0 311 2,982
Nome Census Area 20.8 458 2,941
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 20.8 256 2,940
Lake and Peninsula Borough 14.7 41 2,402
Dillingham Census Area 14.6 147 2,390
Aleutians East Borough 14.3 74 2,345
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area 11.5 173 1,794
North Slope Borough 10.2 163 1,479
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 9.9 140 1,387
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 8.2 61 939
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 8.0 274 896
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area 7.5 113 759
Kenai Peninsula Borough 7.4 1,025 725
Kodiak Island Borough 7.0 221 624
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 6.8 1,456 572
Haines Borough 6.0 36 423
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 5.5 101 327
Sitka City and Borough 5.4 114 309
Anchorage Municipality 5.2 3,685 276
Bristol Bay Borough 4.7 11 206
Fairbanks North Borough 4.5 1,059 185
Aleutians West Census Area 4.1 29 141
Juneau City and Borough 4.0 318 129
Yakutat City and Borough 3.4 5 75
Denali Borough 2.9 11 50
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/10/2020 4:23 pm.
Alaska Census Area Name Change: please note that Wade Hampton Census Area, AK (FIPS code=02270) was renamed effective July 1, 2015, and the new name is Kusilvak Census Area (FIPS Code=02158). Due to the nature of data submissions, we will use the older code/name this year and transition to the new code/name with a future data release.

Source: Demographic data provided by the Census Bureau and the American Community Survey.
For more information about Poverty: Families below poverty, see the dictionary.
Health Service Areas are a single county or cluster of contiguous counties which are relatively self-contained with respect to hospital care. For more detailed information, please see Health Service Area information page.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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