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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
2015-2019 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 3146 boroughs and census areas)
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United States 13.4 42,510,843 N/A
Alaska 10.7 76,933 12 of 52
Wade Hampton Census Area 39.0 3,195 3,132
Bethel Census Area 28.3 4,980 3,029
Northwest Arctic Borough 26.1 1,995 2,971
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 25.4 1,352 2,942
Nome Census Area 21.5 2,080 2,702
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area 17.3 1,098 2,187
Dillingham Census Area 17.2 843 2,158
Lake and Peninsula Borough 16.5 229 2,045
Denali Borough 16.3 354 2,006
Aleutians East Borough 13.8 465 1,483
Kenai Peninsula Borough 12.1 6,913 1,110
Haines Borough 11.3 278 912
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 10.9 737 839
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 10.3 10,624 723
North Slope Borough 10.1 983 691
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 9.6 1,304 574
Anchorage Municipality 9.0 25,861 468
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 9.0 291 462
Sitka City and Borough 8.7 731 399
Fairbanks North Borough 8.0 7,575 309
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 7.8 714 281
Kodiak Island Borough 7.8 1,029 276
Juneau City and Borough 7.7 2,440 259
Yakutat City and Borough 7.4 48 223
Bristol Bay Borough 7.2 61 198
Aleutians West Census Area 6.8 373 165
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area 6.6 380 150
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/27/2021 11:44 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: 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. 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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