Borough Or Census Area
Families (Below Poverty)
Rank within US
(of 3141 boroughs and census areas)
|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|
|Valdez-Cordova Census Area||5.5||101||327|
|Sitka City and Borough||5.4||114||309|
|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|
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.