Alaska Population 1950-2019

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Alaska from 1950 to 2019.
  • The population of Alaska in 2019 was 731,545, a 0.49% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Alaska in 2018 was 735,139, a 0.62% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Alaska in 2017 was 739,700, a 0.24% decline from 2016.
  • The population of Alaska in 2016 was 741,456, a 0.54% increase from 2015.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,512,223
Texas 28,995,881
Florida 21,477,737
New York 19,453,561
Pennsylvania 12,801,989
Illinois 12,671,821
Ohio 11,689,100
Georgia 10,617,423
North Carolina 10,488,084
Michigan 9,986,857
New Jersey 8,882,190
Virginia 8,535,519
Washington 7,614,893
Arizona 7,278,717
Massachusetts 6,892,503
Tennessee 6,829,174
Indiana 6,732,219
Missouri 6,137,428
Maryland 6,045,680
Wisconsin 5,822,434
Colorado 5,758,736
Minnesota 5,639,632
South Carolina 5,148,714
Alabama 4,903,185
Louisiana 4,648,794
Kentucky 4,467,673
Oregon 4,217,737
Oklahoma 3,956,971
Connecticut 3,565,287
Utah 3,205,958
Iowa 3,155,070
Nevada 3,080,156
Arkansas 3,017,804
Mississippi 2,976,149
Kansas 2,913,314
New Mexico 2,096,829
Nebraska 1,934,408
West Virginia 1,792,147
Idaho 1,787,065
Hawaii 1,415,872
New Hampshire 1,359,711
Maine 1,344,212
Montana 1,068,778
Rhode Island 1,059,361
Delaware 973,764
North Dakota 762,062
Alaska 731,545
Wyoming 578,759
Alaska - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2019 731,545 -0.49%
2018 735,139 -0.62%
2017 739,700 -0.24%
2016 741,456 0.54%
2015 737,498 0.17%
2014 736,283 -0.11%
2013 737,068 0.91%
2012 730,443 1.15%
2011 722,128 1.15%
2010 713,910 2.15%
2009 698,895 1.66%
2008 687,455 1.05%
2007 680,300 0.74%
2006 675,302 1.25%
2005 666,946 1.16%
2004 659,286 1.68%
2003 648,414 0.95%
2002 642,337 1.36%
2001 633,714 0.92%
2000 627,963 1.37%
1999 619,500 0.70%
1998 615,205 1.04%
1997 608,846 0.65%
1996 604,918 0.59%
1995 601,345 0.12%
1994 600,624 0.61%
1993 596,993 1.69%
1992 587,073 3.13%
1991 569,273 2.92%
1990 553,120 1.09%
1989 547,159 0.96%
1988 541,983 0.50%
1987 539,309 -0.91%
1986 544,268 2.21%
1985 532,495 3.66%
1984 513,702 5.18%
1983 488,417 8.63%
1982 449,606 7.44%
1981 418,491 3.25%
1980 405,315 0.64%
1979 402,753 -0.50%
1978 404,766 0.33%
1977 403,436 0.62%
1976 400,969 6.59%
1975 376,170 10.29%
1974 341,063 3.18%
1973 330,543 1.87%
1972 324,464 2.84%
1971 315,510 4.27%
1970 302,583 2.22%
1969 296,000 3.86%
1968 285,000 2.52%
1967 278,000 2.58%
1966 271,000 0.00%
1965 271,000 3.04%
1964 263,000 2.73%
1963 256,000 4.07%
1962 246,000 3.36%
1961 238,000 3.93%
1960 229,000 2.23%
1959 224,000 0.00%
1958 224,000 -3.03%
1957 231,000 3.13%
1956 224,000 0.90%
1955 222,000 3.26%
1954 215,000 4.88%
1953 205,000 8.47%
1952 189,000 19.62%
1951 158,000 17.04%
1950 135,000 0.00%