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Demographic Data Report for Alaska by Borough or Census Area
Poverty: Persons below 150% of 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 (<150% Of Poverty)
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Rank within US
(of 3141 boroughs and census areas)
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United States 23.7 74,202,606 N/A
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
Denali Borough 22.1 500 1,025
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
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 16.4 16,294 339
Haines Borough 16.4 409 337
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 16.2 2,192 314
Bristol Bay Borough 15.0 134 241
Kodiak Island Borough 14.8 1,999 224
Anchorage Municipality 14.6 42,546 215
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
Notes:
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.

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