Alaska Census & Demographic Data - July 1, 2017


Alaska Census Data

The tables below provide updated data and demographic estimates for Alaska as of July 1, 2017. Our Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool allows you to compare and rank AK cities, towns, ZIP Codes and Boroughs / Census Areas (CA).

Alaska Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 744,733
Daytime Population: Workers 385,879
Daytime Population: Residents 364,810
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 750,689
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 716,797
Population in Familes 569,685
Population in Group Qrtrs 27,936
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $73,596
Average Household Income $93,039
Per Capita Income $34,879


Total Housing Units 319,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 166,891 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 101,808 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 50,674 (15.9%)
Median Home Value $269,680
Average Home Value $295,782


Total Households 268,699
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 175,184
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.66% 0.5%
Households 0.56% 0.46%
Families 0.35% 0.33%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.27%