Borough Or Census Area
People (<150% Of Poverty)
Rank within US
(of 3141 boroughs and census areas)
|Alaska||17.6||127,005||8 of 52|
|Wade Hampton Census Area||62.0||5,013||3,137|
|Bethel Census Area||45.2||7,863||3,053|
|Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area||38.8||2,090||2,874|
|Nome Census Area||38.0||3,629||2,844|
|Northwest Arctic Borough||36.4||2,778||2,747|
|Lake and Peninsula Borough||34.5||445||2,590|
|Dillingham Census Area||30.0||1,477||2,137|
|Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area||26.4||1,695||1,645|
|Aleutians East Borough||26.0||866||1,588|
|Southeast Fairbanks Census Area||20.9||1,418||863|
|Kenai Peninsula Borough||20.5||11,624||813|
|North Slope Borough||18.7||1,795||584|
|Yakutat City and Borough||18.6||127||562|
|Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area||18.4||585||526|
|Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area||17.3||990||420|
|Aleutians West Census Area||16.9||938||376|
|Ketchikan Gateway Borough||16.2||2,192||314|
|Bristol Bay Borough||15.0||134||241|
|Kodiak Island Borough||14.8||1,999||224|
|Fairbanks North Borough||14.2||13,576||191|
|Sitka City and Borough||14.2||1,227||188|
|Valdez-Cordova Census Area||13.1||1,223||139|
|Juneau City and Borough||11.2||3,572||68|
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 03/30/2020 3:45 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 150% of 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.