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Stats for Stories: Alaska 60 Years of Statehood: January 3, 2019

Press Release Number CB19-SFS.02

From the Guide to 2010 Census State and Local Geography - Alaska:

“The United States acquired the area of Alaska by purchase from Russia in 1867, with generally the same boundary as the present state. The formal boundary between the southeastern portion of Alaska and Canada was settled by treaty in 1903. Alaska Territory was organized on August 24, 1912.

“Alaska was not enumerated in the 1870 census even though the area was part of the United States. Census data for Alaska are available beginning with the 1880 census.

“Data for the legally established state of Alaska are available beginning with the 1960 census.”

Key Stats:

From QuickFacts: statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

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Sources: 2017 Population Estimates; 2012-2016 American Community Survey, 5-Year Estimates; 2010 Census and 2000 Census. Community Facts - Find popular facts (population, income, etc.) and frequently requested data about your community.

Note: After an account is created, select options for “State Export Data (Origin of Movement)” or “State Import Data (State of Destination)” by “HS” or “NAICS.” Select “State” (Alaska) and “Measures,” “Commodity,” “Country” and/or “Time” for data. For more information, see Quick Start Guide.

Source: 2012 Economic Census.

From the Guide to 2010 Census State and Local Geography:

Page Last Revised - December 16, 2021
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