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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
2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Data
Sorted by Rank
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 3146 boroughs and census areas)
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United States 22.0 69,762,719 N/A
Alaska 17.9 128,422 13 of 52
Wade Hampton Census Area 61.3 5,021 3,144
Bethel Census Area 45.1 7,944 3,075
Northwest Arctic Borough 38.8 2,964 2,936
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 36.5 1,945 2,838
Lake and Peninsula Borough 34.9 483 2,739
Nome Census Area 34.6 3,338 2,709
Dillingham Census Area 30.8 1,511 2,385
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area 28.3 1,795 2,115
Denali Borough 23.4 507 1,409
Aleutians East Borough 23.1 779 1,359
Haines Borough 21.1 521 1,076
Kenai Peninsula Borough 20.8 11,898 1,031
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 20.0 646 903
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 19.8 1,342 882
Yakutat City and Borough 18.8 122 757
North Slope Borough 17.1 1,656 510
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 16.9 2,302 487
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 16.6 17,145 455
Sitka City and Borough 15.8 1,329 367
Anchorage Municipality 15.1 43,253 312
Fairbanks North Borough 14.4 13,675 262
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area 14.3 819 254
Bristol Bay Borough 13.9 118 228
Aleutians West Census Area 13.0 707 167
Juneau City and Borough 12.3 3,925 134
Kodiak Island Borough 12.1 1,600 119
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 11.8 1,077 109
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 09/26/2022 8:19 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. 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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