Alaska

Capital: Juneau
Alaska Flag

Facts & Statistics

STATE STATISTICS 
Population 2018
737,438
Population 2017 739,786
Population 2016 741,504
Below Poverty 2018 13.1
Below Poverty 2017 11.1
Below Poverty 2016 9.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2018
60.9
Employment - Population Ratio 2017 61.4
Employment - Population Ratio 2016 61.7
Unemployed 2018 6.6
Unemployed 2017 7.0
Unemployed 2016 6.9
Foreclosure Rate 2018 1 of 1,917 
STATE FACTS
Outsiders first discovered Alaska in 1741 when Danish explorer Vitus Jonassen Bering sighted it on a voyage from Siberia.
Nearly one-third of Alaska lies within the Arctic Circle.
At 20,320 feet above sea level, Mt Denali is the highest point in North America.