Alaska Population 1950-2018

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Alaska from 1950 to 2018.
  • The population of Alaska in 2018 was 737,438, a 0.32% decline from 2017.
  • The population of Alaska in 2017 was 739,786, a 0.23% decline from 2016.
  • The population of Alaska in 2016 was 741,504, a 0.54% increase from 2015.
  • The population of Alaska in 2015 was 737,547, a 0.17% increase from 2014.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,557,045
Texas 28,701,845
Florida 21,299,325
New York 19,542,209
Pennsylvania 12,807,060
Illinois 12,741,080
Ohio 11,689,442
Georgia 10,519,475
North Carolina 10,383,620
Michigan 9,995,915
New Jersey 8,908,520
Virginia 8,517,685
Washington 7,535,591
Arizona 7,171,646
Massachusetts 6,902,149
Tennessee 6,770,010
Indiana 6,691,878
Missouri 6,126,452
Maryland 6,042,718
Wisconsin 5,813,568
Colorado 5,695,564
Minnesota 5,611,179
South Carolina 5,084,127
Alabama 4,887,871
Louisiana 4,659,978
Kentucky 4,468,402
Oregon 4,190,712
Oklahoma 3,943,079
Connecticut 3,572,665
Utah 3,161,105
Iowa 3,156,145
Nevada 3,034,392
Arkansas 3,013,825
Mississippi 2,986,530
Kansas 2,911,505
New Mexico 2,095,428
Nebraska 1,929,268
West Virginia 1,805,832
Idaho 1,754,208
Hawaii 1,420,491
New Hampshire 1,356,458
Maine 1,338,404
Montana 1,062,305
Rhode Island 1,057,315
Delaware 967,171
North Dakota 760,077
Alaska 737,438
Wyoming 577,737
Alaska - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2018 737,438 -0.32%
2017 739,786 -0.23%
2016 741,504 0.54%
2015 737,547 0.17%
2014 736,307 -0.10%
2013 737,045 0.91%
2012 730,399 1.16%
2011 722,038 1.14%
2010 713,906 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%