Total Labor Force (2018)

356,270

Total Population

737,438

Population Rank Among States

49th

American Community Survey, 2013-2017

Public School Spending Per Student

$19,017

Rank Among States

9th

U.S. Census Bureau, May 2020

Statewide Unemployment Rate (2018)

6.6%

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(Single Area State)

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Labor Force Data

*United States Department of Labor Unemployment Insurance National Data, 2018 Non-seasonally adjusted

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Alaska National
Year-over Annual Job Growth
-0.5%
1.7%
Year-over Average Wage Growth
1.8%
3.3%
Annual Average Unemployment Rate
6.6%
3.9%
Unemployment Exhaustion Rate
23.9%
34.6%
Annual Labor Participation Rate
65.0%
62.9%

Education Levels

*Ages 25 and Older according to the American Community Survey (ACS) educational attainment data.

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Less than high school (8.3% Alaska | 12.0% National)
8.3%
12%
High school (21.9% Alaska | 27.1% National)
21.9%
27.1%
Some college/Associate Degree (35.2% Alaska | 28.9% National)
35.2%
28.9%
Bachelor's degree or greater (34.5% Alaska | 32.0% National)
34.5%
32%

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