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Demographic Data Report for Alaska by Borough or Census Area
Workforce: Unemployed
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 (Unemployed)
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Rank within US
(of 3146 boroughs and census areas)
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Alaska 7.2 26,808 50 of 52
United States 5.3 8,713,400 N/A
Wade Hampton Census Area 27.2 817 3,146
Bethel Census Area 18.4 1,412 3,137
Northwest Arctic Borough 18.2 581 3,136
Nome Census Area 17.2 768 3,134
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 17.0 450 3,133
Lake and Peninsula Borough 15.2 117 3,122
Dillingham Census Area 11.9 275 3,073
Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan Census Area 11.3 349 3,051
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 11.0 347 3,044
Bristol Bay Borough 9.7 50 2,972
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 9.1 4,378 2,923
North Slope Borough 9.0 533 2,915
Skagway-Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 9.0 174 2,913
Kenai Peninsula Borough 7.2 1,951 2,584
Fairbanks North Borough 6.5 3,190 2,383
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 5.9 448 2,127
Yakutat City and Borough 5.8 21 2,088
Anchorage Municipality 5.7 8,918 1,998
Kodiak Island Borough 5.6 395 1,942
Wrangell-Petersburg Census Area 5.1 148 1,689
Sitka City and Borough 5.0 242 1,587
Haines Borough 4.8 59 1,456
Juneau City and Borough 4.6 818 1,347
Aleutians East Borough 3.9 93 939
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 3.4 169 657
Aleutians West Census Area 2.1 82 208
Denali Borough 1.5 23 99
Notes:
Created by statecancerprofiles.cancer.gov on 12/03/2022 2:56 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 Workforce: Unemployed, 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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