Alaska Population 1950-2021

Chart and table of population level and growth rate for the state of Alaska from 1950 to 2021.
  • The population of Alaska in 2021 was 732,673, a 0.03% increase from 2020.
  • The population of Alaska in 2020 was 732,441, a 0.16% 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.
Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau - Population Estimates

MLA Citation:
State Population Ranking
State Name Population
California 39,237,836
Texas 29,527,941
Florida 21,781,128
New York 19,835,913
Pennsylvania 12,964,056
Illinois 12,671,469
Ohio 11,780,017
Georgia 10,799,566
North Carolina 10,551,162
Michigan 10,050,811
New Jersey 9,267,130
Virginia 8,642,274
Washington 7,738,692
Arizona 7,276,316
Massachusetts 6,984,723
Tennessee 6,975,218
Indiana 6,805,985
Missouri 6,168,187
Maryland 6,165,129
Wisconsin 5,895,908
Colorado 5,812,069
Minnesota 5,707,390
South Carolina 5,190,705
Alabama 5,039,877
Louisiana 4,624,047
Kentucky 4,509,394
Oregon 4,246,155
Oklahoma 3,986,639
Connecticut 3,605,597
Utah 3,337,975
Iowa 3,193,079
Nevada 3,143,991
Arkansas 3,025,891
Mississippi 2,949,965
Kansas 2,934,582
New Mexico 2,115,877
Nebraska 1,963,692
Idaho 1,900,923
West Virginia 1,782,959
Hawaii 1,441,553
New Hampshire 1,388,992
Maine 1,372,247
Montana 1,104,271
Rhode Island 1,095,610
Delaware 1,003,384
North Dakota 774,948
Alaska 732,673
Wyoming 578,803
Alaska - Historical Population Data
Year Population Growth Rate
2021 732,673 0.03%
2020 732,441 -0.16%
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%