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Demographic Data Report for Alaska by Borough or Census Area
Poverty: Persons 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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People (Below Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3141 boroughs and census areas)
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United States 14.6 45,650,345 N/A
Alaska 10.2 73,380 4 of 52
Wade Hampton Census Area 39.1 3,163 3,119
Bethel Census Area 27.0 4,705 2,961
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 25.5 1,373 2,896
Northwest Arctic Borough 25.3 1,934 2,886
Nome Census Area 24.9 2,381 2,857
Aleutians East Borough 16.7 555 1,876
Dillingham Census Area 16.6 817 1,844
Lake and Peninsula Borough 16.5 213 1,825
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area 16.0 1,027 1,742
Denali Borough 15.5 351 1,638
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 13.9 942 1,315
Kenai Peninsula Borough 11.0 6,229 710
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 10.6 1,437 642
North Slope Borough 10.2 976 568
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 9.8 9,759 506
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area 9.5 543 447
Kodiak Island Borough 9.3 1,262 412
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 9.3 296 409
Sitka City and Borough 9.2 800 397
Haines Borough 8.4 210 285
Anchorage Municipality 8.1 23,510 248
Fairbanks North Borough 7.7 7,340 199
Aleutians West Census Area 7.5 419 188
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 7.4 694 181
Juneau City and Borough 7.4 2,339 173
Bristol Bay Borough 7.1 63 151
Yakutat City and Borough 6.2 42 96
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 04/02/2020 4:05 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: Persons 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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