Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK

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2022 Population
111,949
0.443% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
US Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
US Representative
Mary Peltola
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
33.8
1.5% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
16.4%
6.13% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$72,045
10% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$216,300
15.9% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
49,113
1.64% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK had a population of 112k people with a median age of 33.8 and a median household income of $72,045. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK declined from 112,447 to 111,949, a −0.443% decrease and its median household income grew from $65,476 to $72,045, a 10% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (51.3%), White (Non-Hispanic) (26.4%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.64%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (7.62%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (1.74%).

32% of the households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

95.3% of the residents in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are Ilisagvik College (52 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was $216,300, and the homeownership rate was 61.6%.

Most people in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 8.63 minutes. The average car ownership in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was 1 car per household.

Population & Diversity

Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is home to a population of 112k people, from which 95.3% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.9% of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK residents were born outside of the country (9.96k people).

In 2022, there were 1.94 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.4k people) in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 8.56k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common non-English languages spoken as the primary langauge in households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are Other Native Languages of North America (20,197 households), Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (5,497 households), and Spanish (3,298 households).

Residents by Gender and Age

RACE/ETHNICITY
50,358
Women
45.1%
61,269
Men
54.9%

The resident population of United States in 2022 was 111,627 inhabitants, with 54.9% men, and 45.1% women.

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Citizenship

95.3%
2022 Citizenship
95.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 95.3% of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was 95.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    57.4k ± 566
  2. White (Non-Hispanic)
    29.6k ± 333
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    8.56k ± 329
5%
Hispanic Population
5.6k people

In 2022, there were 1.94 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (57.4k people) in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 29.6k White (Non-Hispanic) and 8.56k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5% of the people in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are hispanic (5.6k people).

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    6,420 ± 1,910 people
  2. Mexico
    778 ± 682 people
  3. El Salvador
    358 ± 464 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was Philippines, the natal country of 6,420 Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK residents, followed by Mexico with 778 and El Salvador with 358.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.9%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
9.96k people
8.3%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
9.33k people

As of 2022, 8.9% of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK residents (9.96k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was 8.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Non-English Households

Most Common Non-English Languages
  1. Other Native Languages of North America
    20,197 households (19.5%)
  2. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    5,497 households (5.32%)
  3. Spanish
    3,298 households (3.19%)

32% of the households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language, which is higher than the national average of 21.7%. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

In 2022, the most common non-English language spoken in households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was Other Native Languages of North America. 19.5% of the households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK reported speaking Other Native Languages of North America at home as the primary shared language between all members living in the household.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    1,889 ± 220
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    1,602 ± 311
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    1,099 ± 177

Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.18 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK employs 49.1k people. The largest industries in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. (5,150 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,753 people), and Executive offices & legislative bodies (4,521 people), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($193,749), Natural gas distribution ($180,979), and Computer Systems Design ($134,814).

Males in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $59,488. The income inequality in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.436, which is lower than than the national average.

Workforce Diversity

Measure
RACE/ETHNICITY
22,269
Women
45.6%
26,604
Men
54.4%

The workforce of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK in 2020 was 48,873 people, with 45.6% woman, and 54.4% men.

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Occupations

49.1k
2022 Value
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 1.64%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 48.3k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, are Other managers (2,307 people), Janitors & building cleaners (1,829 people), and Laborers & freight, stock, & material movers, hand (1,219 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

49.1k
2022 Value
1.64%
1 Year growth
± 1.64%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK grew at a rate of 1.64%, from 48.3k employees to 49.1k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, are Seafood & other miscellaneous foods, n.e.c. (5,150 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,753 people), and Executive offices & legislative bodies (4,521 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, though some of these residents may live in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$51,789
Median earning men ± $4,858
$39,961
Median earning women ± $1,661

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($79,468), Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($70,357), and Construction ($68,466).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($59,744), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($55,706), and Construction ($54,583).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 317k people employed in Alaska. This represents a 3.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.7%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Alaska went to Donald J. Trump with 52.8% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (42.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (2.47%).

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing the state of Alaska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is currently represented by Mary Peltola in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alaska

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Lisa Murkowski
Senator from Alaska3
Assumed office on December 20, 2002
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of her father Frank Murkowski, who was elected List of governors of Alaska|Governor of Alaska.
Dan Sullivan
Senator from Alaska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing Alaska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK

Mary Peltola
Alaska at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is currently represented by Mary Peltola (Democratic Party).

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Education

In 2022, universities in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK awarded 52 degrees. The student population of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 57 male students and 122 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are American Indian or Alaska Native (31 and 59.6%), followed by White (9 and 17.3%), Asian (4 and 7.69%), and Hispanic or Latino (4 and 7.69%).

The largest universities in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK by number of degrees awarded are Ilisagvik College (52 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK are General Health Services (11 and 21.2%), General Business Administration & Management (10 and 19.2%), and Native American Education (7 and 13.5%).

The median tuition cost in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK for a public four year colleges is $4,920 for in-state students and $4,920 for out-of-state students.

Enrollments by Gender and Races

In 2022 there were 179 students enrolled in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, 31.8% men and 68.2% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in American Indian or Alaska Native with 119 records, of which 70.6% were women and 29.4% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 5 degrees awarded
  2. 7 degrees awarded
  3. 6 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was Liberal Arts & Sciences with 5 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
52 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Ilisagvik College with 52 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

In 2022, 8 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK, which is 0.182 times less than the 44 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was American Indian or Alaska Native students. These 31 degrees mean that there were 3.44 times more degrees awarded to American Indian or Alaska Native students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, White, with 9 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Public, 4-year or above ($4,920) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($340) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

Measure

In 2022, 0.481% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.256% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (33.5k), Some college (18.3k), and Secondary Education (14.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was $216,300 in 2022, which is 0.767 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $186,700 to $216,300, a 15.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is 61.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK have an average commute time of 8.63 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Median household income in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is $72,045. In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK with a value of $102,479, followed by Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK and Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, with respective values of $84,587 and $84,026.

Property

$216,300
Median Property Value 2022
±$6,545
$20,086
Median Property Taxes
±$598

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Rent vs Own

61.6%
Homeownership
2022
67.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 61.6% of the housing units in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 61.2%.

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Income by Location

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In 2022, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK with a value of $102,479, followed by Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK and Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, with respective values of $84,587 and $84,026.

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$72,045
Median Household Income
± $2,136
32.6k
Number of Households
± 838

In 2022, the median household income of the 32.6k households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK grew to $72,045 from the previous year's value of $65,476.

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Wage Distribution

0.436
2022 Wage GINI in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK
0.437
2021 Wage GINI in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK

In 2022, the income inequality in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.264% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (36.6%)
  2. Walked (30.8%)
  3. Carpooled (12.3%)

In 2022, 36.6% of workers in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (30.8%) and those who carpooled to work (12.3%).

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Commute Time

8.63 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK have a shorter commute time (8.63 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.504% of the workforce in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK have 1 car.

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Poverty & Diversity

16.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK (18k out of 110k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 6 - 11.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK is Native American, followed by White and Two Or More.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

83.7% of the population of Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK has health coverage, with 33.7% on employee plans, 32.1% on Medicaid, 7.5% on Medicare, 7.52% on non-group plans, and 2.91% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Alaska see 1025 patients per year on average, which represents a 4.12% decrease from the previous year (1069 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 983 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 161 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,025 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alaska

Primary care physicians in Alaska see an average of 1,025 patients per year. This represents a 4.12% decrease from the previous year (1,069 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 29.4% under 18 years, 22.3% between 18 and 34 years, 36.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 53.5% were men and 46.5% were women.

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Uninsured People

16.3%
Uninsured
33.7%
Employer Coverage
32.1%
Medicaid
7.5%
Medicare
7.52%
Non-Group
2.91%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Subsistence Alaska PUMA, AK declined by 7.27% from 17.6% to 16.3%.

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