Borough Or Census Area
People (Below Poverty)
Rank within US
(of 3141 boroughs and census areas)
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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.