Alaska Population 1950-2020

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Alaska from 1950 to 2020.
  • The population of Alaska in 2020 was 731,158, a 0.33% decline from 2019.
  • The population of Alaska in 2019 was 733,603, a 0.41% decline from 2018.
  • The population of Alaska in 2018 was 736,624, a 0.59% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Alaska in 2017 was 740,983, a 0.21% decline from 2016.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,368,078
Texas 29,360,759
Florida 21,733,312
New York 19,336,776
Pennsylvania 12,783,254
Illinois 12,587,530
Ohio 11,693,217
Georgia 10,617,423
North Carolina 10,600,823
Michigan 9,966,555
New Jersey 8,882,371
Virginia 8,590,563
Washington 7,693,612
Arizona 7,421,401
Massachusetts 6,893,574
Tennessee 6,886,834
Indiana 6,754,953
Missouri 6,151,548
Maryland 6,045,680
Wisconsin 5,832,655
Colorado 5,807,719
Minnesota 5,657,342
South Carolina 5,218,040
Alabama 4,921,532
Louisiana 4,645,318
Kentucky 4,477,251
Oregon 4,217,737
Oklahoma 3,980,783
Connecticut 3,557,006
Utah 3,205,958
Iowa 3,163,561
Nevada 3,138,259
Arkansas 3,017,804
Mississippi 2,966,786
Kansas 2,913,805
New Mexico 2,096,829
Nebraska 1,937,552
Idaho 1,826,913
West Virginia 1,784,787
Hawaii 1,407,006
New Hampshire 1,366,275
Maine 1,350,141
Montana 1,080,577
Rhode Island 1,057,125
Delaware 986,809
North Dakota 765,309
Alaska 731,158
Wyoming 582,328
Alaska - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2020 731,158 -0.33%
2019 733,603 -0.41%
2018 736,624 -0.59%
2017 740,983 -0.21%
2016 742,575 0.56%
2015 738,430 0.18%
2014 737,075 -0.07%
2013 737,626 0.93%
2012 730,810 1.17%
2011 722,349 1.17%
2010 713,982 2.16%
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%