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Social Characteristics of Alaska

Alaska Selected Social Characteristics 2010-2014 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

  • American Community Survey types of households (All)
    251,678
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households)
    168,552
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households)
    67.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    83,107
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households having own children under 18 years)
    33.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    125,898
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family)
    50.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    56,632
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Married-couple family / own children under 18 years)
    22.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    14,419
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family)
    5.7%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    8,475
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Male householder, no wife present, family / own children under 18 years)
    3.4%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    28,235
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present)
    11.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    18,000
  • Percentage of types of households (All with Family households, Female householder, no husband present, family - With own children under 18 years)
    7.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households)
    83,126
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households)
    33.0%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    64,117
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone)
    25.5%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    14,943
  • Percentage of types of households (All with non-family households when Householder living alone, 65 years and over)
    5.9%
  • American Community Survey types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    91,165
  • Percentage of types of households (All households with one or more people under 18 years)
    36.2%
  • American Community Survey types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    44,314
  • Percentage of types of households (households with one or more people 65 years and over)
    17.6%
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average sized households)
    2.79
  • American Community Survey types of households (Average family size households)
    3.36
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (All)
    701,193
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    251,678
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Householder)
    35.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    125,675
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Spouse)
    17.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    228,369
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Child)
    32.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    43,658
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Other relatives)
    6.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    51,813
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives)
    7.4%
  • American Community Survey persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    20,718
  • Percentage of persons in households by relationship (Not relatives) Unmarried partner
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of males 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    299,493
  • American Community Survey number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    112,384
  • Percentage number of unmarried males 15 years and older
    37.5%
  • American Community Survey number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    143,645
  • Percentage number of married males 15 years and older (not including separated)
    48.0%
  • American Community Survey number of separated males 15 years and older
    4,747
  • Percentage number of separated males 15 years and older
    1.6%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed males 15 years and older
    5,537
  • Percentage number of widowed males 15 years and older
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced males 15 years and older
    33,180
  • Percentage number of divorced males 15 years and older
    11.1%
  • American Community Survey number of females 15 years and older (by Marital status)
    271,697
  • American Community Survey number of females never married 15 years and older
    78,853
  • Percentage number of females never married 15 years and older
    29.0%
  • American Community Survey number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    135,113
  • Percentage number of females presently married 15 years and older (not including separated)
    49.7%
  • American Community Survey number of separated females 15 years and older
    5,986
  • Percentage of separated females 15 years and older
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of widowed females 15 years and older
    16,229
  • Percentage of widowed females 15 years and older
    6.0%
  • American Community Survey number of divorced females 15 years and older
    35,516
  • Percentage of divorced females 15 years and older
    13.1%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year
    11,319
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    3,869
  • Percentage of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year
    34.2%
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old unmarried (widowed, divorced, and never married) females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    43
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000)
    64
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 15 to 19 years old)
    20
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 20 to 34 years old)
    110
  • American Community Survey number of 15 to 50 years old females which had birth in the past year (Per 1,000 - 35 to 50 years old)
    30
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age
    15,526
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    6,668
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Responsible for grandchildren)
    42.9%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,941
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (Less than one year, responsible for grandchildren)
    12.5%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    1,584
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (1 or 2 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    10.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    944
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (3 or 4 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6.1%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    2,199
  • Percentage of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (5 or more years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    14.2%
  • American Community Survey number of grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    6,668
  • American Community Survey number of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,013
  • Percentage of female grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    60.2%
  • American Community Survey number of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    4,822
  • Percentage of married grandparents with live-in grandchildren under 18 years of age (under 18 years old, responsible for grandchildren)
    72.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons enrolled in school 3 years of age and over
    195,548
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    10,364
  • Percentage of people enrolled in nursery school, preschool 3 years of age and over
    5.3%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    10,553
  • Percentage of people enrolled in kindergarten 3 years of age and over
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    81,252
  • Percentage of people enrolled in Elementary school (grades 1-8) 3 years of age and over
    41.6%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    42,510
  • Percentage of people enrolled in High school (grades 9-12) 3 years of age and over
    21.7%
  • American Community Survey number of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    50,869
  • Percentage of people enrolled in College or graduate school 3 years of age and over
    26.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with education
    460,319
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    13,639
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with less than 9th grade education
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    24,061
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with 9th to 12th grade (without diploma)
    5.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    126,611
  • Percentage number of people 25 years of age and older high school graduates and equivalency
    27.5%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    130,886
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with some college and no degree
    28.4%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    37,684
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with associate's degree
    8.2%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    82,261
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with bachelor's degree
    17.9%
  • American Community Survey number of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    45,177
  • Percentage of people 25 years of age and older with Graduate or professional degree
    9.8%
  • Percentage of people with high school graduate or higher
    91.8%
  • Percentage of people with a bachelor's degree or higher
    27.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older)
    523,434
  • American Community Survey number of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    70,370
  • Percentage of Veterans (Civilian, 18 years and older) Civilian veterans
    13.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (By status)
    704,405
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    76,302
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (With a disability)
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age)
    187,648
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    5,765
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (Under 18 years of age - with a disability)
    3.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years)
    455,704
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    45,906
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (18 to 64 years - with a disability)
    10.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over)
    61,053
  • American Community Survey number of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    24,631
  • Percentage of all civilian non-institutionalized persons (65 years and over - with a disability)
    40.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago)
    717,482
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    580,574
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Same house
    80.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    131,674
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S.
    18.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    77,547
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Same county
    10.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    54,127
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county
    7.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    18,995
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Same state
    2.6%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    35,132
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Different house in the U.S. Different county - Different state
    4.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    5,234
  • Percentage of persons 1 year and over (Residence 1 year ago) Abroad
    0.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by place of birth)
    728,300
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons
    676,620
  • Percentage of Native persons
    92.9%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States)
    660,740
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States)
    90.7%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons - (Born in United States - State of residence)
    295,844
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence)
    40.6%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in United States - State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    364,896
  • Percentage of Native persons (State of residence - Born in United States - Different state)
    50.1%
  • American Community Survey number of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    15,880
  • Percentage of Native persons (Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island areas, or born abroad to American parent(s))
    2.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born
    51,680
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born
    7.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (by U.S. Citizenship status)
    51,680
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    27,910
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Naturalized U.S. citizen)
    54.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    23,770
  • Percentage of all persons foreign born (Non U.S. citizen)
    46.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons born abroad the U.S. (by year of entry)
    67,560
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (by year of entry)
    15,880
  • Percent; YEAR OF ENTRY - Native
    15880%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    891
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    5.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    14,989
  • Percentage of all native persons (entry - before 2010)
    94.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (by year of entry)
    51,680
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    4,045
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - 2010 or later)
    7.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    47,635
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (entry - before 2010)
    92.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) by world region
    51,673
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    8,568
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Europe
    16.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    28,025
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Asia
    54.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    2,132
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Africa
    4.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    1,493
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Oceania
    2.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    8,960
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Latin America
    17.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    2,495
  • Percentage of all foreign born persons (excluding population born at sea) Northern America
    4.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older (by language spoken at home)
    673,802
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    564,319
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking English only
    83.8%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    109,483
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English
    16.2%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    34,014
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking a language other than English which speak English less than very well
    5.0%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    22,548
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Spanish at home
    3.3%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    5,975
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older, language spoken at home. Spanish, speaks English less than very well
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    16,153
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    3,581
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other Indo-European languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    36,610
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home
    5.4%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    16,847
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Asian and Pacific Islander languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    2.5%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    34,172
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking Other languages at home
    5.1%
  • American Community Survey number of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    7,611
  • Percentage of persons 5 years and older speaking other languages at home, speaks English less than very well
    1.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons (by ancestry)
    728,300
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of American ancestry
    32,045
  • Percentage of all persons of American ancestry
    4.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Arab ancestry
    1,267
  • Percentage of all persons of Arab ancestry
    0.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Czech ancestry
    3,893
  • Percentage of all persons of Czech ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Danish ancestry
    6,067
  • Percentage of all persons of Danish ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    12,852
  • Percentage of all persons of Dutch ancestry
    1.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of English ancestry
    60,601
  • Percentage of all persons of English ancestry
    8.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    20,577
  • Percentage of all persons of French (except Basque) ancestry
    2.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    6,465
  • Percentage of all persons of French Canadian ancestry
    0.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of German ancestry
    123,394
  • Percentage of all persons of German ancestry
    16.9%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Greek ancestry
    1,950
  • Percentage of all persons of Greek ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    2,781
  • Percentage of all persons of Hungarian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Irish ancestry
    77,062
  • Percentage of all persons of Irish ancestry
    10.6%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Italian ancestry
    21,672
  • Percentage of all persons of Italian ancestry
    3.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    1,015
  • Percentage of all persons of Lithuanian ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    28,016
  • Percentage of all persons of Norwegian ancestry
    3.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Polish ancestry
    14,501
  • Percentage of all persons of Polish ancestry
    2.0%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    2,322
  • Percentage of all persons of Portuguese ancestry
    0.3%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Russian ancestry
    10,147
  • Percentage of all persons of Russian ancestry
    1.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    8,595
  • Percentage of all persons of Scotch-Irish ancestry
    1.2%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    19,917
  • Percentage of all persons of Scottish ancestry
    2.7%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    842
  • Percentage of all persons of Slovak ancestry
    0.1%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    3,292
  • Percentage of all persons of Sub-Saharan African ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    17,343
  • Percentage of all persons of Swedish ancestry
    2.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    3,914
  • Percentage of all persons of Swiss ancestry
    0.5%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    2,561
  • Percentage of all persons of Ukrainian ancestry
    0.4%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    6,097
  • Percentage of all persons of Welsh ancestry
    0.8%
  • American Community Survey number of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    1,320
  • Percentage of all persons of West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) ancestry
    0.2%


Explanation of Symbols
(N) is displayed in columns when the area surveyed can not be shown due to the number of cases sampled being too few.
(-) is displayed in columns when the median is at the lowest interval of an open ended distribution.

Note: The numbers and percentages provided are estimates only and contain a margin of error. All estimates are collected from the census bureau, the margin of error can be viewed by referring to American Community Survey's tables and charts.