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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
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Count
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 3146 boroughs and census areas)
 sort by rank descending
Alaska 7.3 12,167 18 of 52
United States 9.5 7,541,196 N/A
Yakutat City and Borough 2.4 3 26
Bristol Bay Borough 5.2 10 360
Denali Borough 4.0 13 167
Aleutians West Census Area 4.8 35 284
Lake and Peninsula Borough 15.7 44 2,629
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 6.8 46 735
Haines Borough 8.7 54 1,273
Aleutians East Borough 10.5 58 1,761
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area 4.1 58 171
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 7.3 108 894
Sitka City and Borough 5.4 115 417
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 7.5 149 952
North Slope Borough 10.8 165 1,829
Dillingham Census Area 16.2 169 2,677
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area 14.3 218 2,481
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 20.5 222 2,973
Kodiak Island Borough 7.8 230 1,016
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 7.1 245 823
Northwest Arctic Borough 22.8 301 3,030
Juneau City and Borough 4.7 366 272
Nome Census Area 18.6 395 2,880
Wade Hampton Census Area 37.8 545 3,142
Bethel Census Area 23.8 813 3,043
Kenai Peninsula Borough 7.5 1,021 948
Fairbanks North Borough 4.6 1,100 253
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 7.3 1,608 875
Anchorage Municipality 5.9 4,076 525
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/02/2021 5:36 am.
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. Puerto Rico is being treated as a Health Service Area for this data presentation.
Data for United States does not include Puerto Rico.

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