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State of Alaska

Alaska, abbreviated "AK", is in the Pacific region of the U.S. Its capital is Juneau. There were 728,300 people in Alaska as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on January 3, 1959.

Please explore the cities and towns of Alaska, below.

Top Alaska College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS - 2015).

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Anchorage 4 21,476
2 Fairbanks 2 8,620
3 Palmer 1 46
4 Soldotna 1 68
5 Barrow 1 243
6 Seward 1 889
7 Juneau 1 2,989

Largest Alaska Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Akhiok 103
Akiak 407
Akutan 879
Alakanuk 733
Aleknagik 231
Allakaket 72
Ambler 329
Anaktuvuk Pass 233
Anchorage municipality 298,178
Anderson 257
Angoon 416
Aniak 519
Anvik 86
Atka 66
Atqasuk 219
Barrow 4,296
Bethel 6,295
Bettles 11
Brevig Mission 439
Buckland 582

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People

Total Population 728,300
Male Share of the Population 52.2%
Female Share of the Population 47.8%
Senior Citizens 8.5%
Employed Population 16+ 347,983
Age of the Population 33.4

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.7%
Median Earnings25+ $43,194
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $24,523
Median Earnings With High School Degree $33,872

Wealth

Median Family Income $83,714
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 4.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8.9%
% Using Public Transportation 1.6%

Housing

People Living Alone 25.5%
Median Gross Rent $1,131
Median House Value $246,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 42.7%
US/American 0%
English 8.3%
Irish 10.6%

Notable Places

Alagnak (Recreation Area)
Alagnak Wild River
King Salmon, Alaska 99611
907-246-3305

Aleutian World War II (Historic Site)
Ounalashka Corporation
Unalaska, Alaska 99685
907-581-1276

Aniakchak (Monument/Memorial)
Aniakchak National Monument & Preserve
King Salmon, Alaska 99613
907-246-3305

Bering Land Bridge (Park)
National Park Service
Nome, Alaska 99762
907-443-2522

Cape Krusenstern (Monument/Memorial)
National Park Service
Kotzebue, Alaska 99752
907-442-3890

Denali (Park)
Denali National Park
Denali Park, Alaska 99755-0009
907-683-2294

Gates Of The Arctic (Park)
Bettles Ranger Station (Field Ops)
Bettles, Alaska 99726
907-692-5494

Glacier Bay (Park)
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
Gustavus, Alaska 99826-0140
907-697-2230

Inupiat Heritage Center (Park)
Inupiat Heritage Center
Barrow, Alaska 99723
907-852-4594

Katmai (Park)
Katmai National Park & Preserve Headquarters
King Salmon, Alaska 99613
907-246-3305

Kenai Fjords (Park)
National Park Service
Seward, Alaska 99664
907-224-2132

Kobuk Valley (Park)
PO Box 1029
Kotzebue, Alaska 99752
907-442-3890

Lake Clark (Park)
Field Headquarters
Port Alsworth, Alaska 99653
907-271-3751

Noatak (Park)
National Park Service
Kotzebue, Alaska 99752
907-442-3890

Sitka (Historic Site)
Sitka National Historical Park
Sitka, Alaska 99835
907-747-0110

Wrangell - St Elias (Park)
106.8 Richardson Hwy.
Copper Center, Alaska 99573-0439
907-822-5234

Yukon - Charley Rivers (Park)
Eagle Ranger Station (Field Office)
Eagle, Alaska 99738
907-547-2233

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