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Graph: Population Change for Alaska
1947 to 2014
Graph: Alaska Population
1946 to 2014
A History of Alaska Population Settlement
2014 Population
By Borough/Census Area
and Economic Region

Boroughs/Census Areas
Aleutians East Borough3,070
Aleutians West Census Area5,727
Anchorage, Municipality of300,549
Bethel Census Area17,991
Bristol Bay Borough942
Denali Borough1,785
Dillingham Census Area5,044
Fairbanks North Star Borough97,972
Haines Borough2,537
Hoonah-Angoon Census Area2,128
Juneau, City and Borough of33,026
Kenai Peninsula Borough57,212
Ketchikan Gateway Borough13,825
Kodiak Island Borough13,797
Kusilvak Census Area8,053
Lake and Peninsula Borough1,672
Matanuska-Susitna Borough98,063
Nome Census Area9,952
North Slope Borough9,711
Northwest Arctic Borough7,774
Petersburg Borough3,209
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area6,426
Sitka, City and Borough of9,061
Skagway, Municipality of1,031
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area6,963
Valdez-Cordova Census Area9,567
Wrangell City and Borough2,406
Yakutat City and Borough631
Yukon Koyukuk Census Area5,477
Economic Regions
Anchorage/Mat-Su Economic Region398,612
Gulf Coast Economic Region80,576
Interior Economic Region112,197
Northern Economic Region27,437
Southeast Economic Region74,280
Southwest Economic Region42,499

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A History of Alaska Population Settlement
This special publication traces Alaska’s population settlement, beginning with the indigenous peoples before contact with Europeans through Russian America, the U.S. Purchase, the Gold Rush, World War II, the oil boom and bust, and the modern day.