Aleutians East Borough, AK

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2022 Population
3,407
0.0587% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
US Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
US Representative
Mary Peltola
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
41.6
3.7% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
12.6%
5.51% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$79,961
10.7% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$164,100
13.9% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Aleutians East Borough, AK had a population of 3.41k people with a median age of 41.6 and a median household income of $79,961. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Aleutians East Borough, AK declined from 3,409 to 3,407, a −0.0587% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,258 to $79,961, a 10.7% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Aleutians East Borough, AK are American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (36.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (19.8%), White (Non-Hispanic) (15.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (10.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (7.69%).

None of the households in Aleutians East Borough, AK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

76.8% of the residents in Aleutians East Borough, AK are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Aleutians East Borough, AK was $164,100, and the homeownership rate was 58.8%.

Most people in Aleutians East Borough, AK walked to work, and the average commute time was 5.97 minutes. The average car ownership in Aleutians East Borough, AK was 2 cars per household.

Aleutians East Borough, AK borders Aleutians West Census Area, AK and Lake and Peninsula Borough, AK.

Population & Diversity

Aleutians East Borough, AK is home to a population of 3.41k people, from which 76.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 32.3% of Aleutians East Borough, AK residents were born outside of the country (1.1k people).

In 2022, there were 1.85 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.25k people) in Aleutians East Borough, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 676 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 536 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

76.8%
2022 Citizenship
82.4%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 76.8% of Aleutians East Borough, AK residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Aleutians East Borough, AK was 82.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Aleutians East Borough, AK
  1. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    1.25k ± 112
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    676 ± 196
  3. White (Non-Hispanic)
    536 ± 154
11.9%
Hispanic Population
405 people

In 2022, there were 1.85 times more American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.25k people) in Aleutians East Borough, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 676 Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 536 White (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

11.9% of the people in Aleutians East Borough, AK are hispanic (405 people).

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Foreign-Born Population

32.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
1.1k people
24.7%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
842 people

As of 2022, 32.3% of Aleutians East Borough, AK residents (1.1k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Aleutians East Borough, AK was 24.7%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    63 ± 34
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    17 ± 13
  3. World War II
    17 ± 14

Aleutians East Borough, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 3.71 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Aleutians East Borough, AK employs 2.31k people. The largest industries in Aleutians East Borough, AK are Manufacturing (1,315 people), Public Administration (259 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (185 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($128,750), Other Services Except Public Administration ($57,917), and Transportation & Warehousing ($55,000).

Occupations

2.31k
2022 Value
± 298
4.16%
1 Year growth
± 15.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Aleutians East Borough, AK grew at a rate of 4.16%, from 2.21k employees to 2.31k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Aleutians East Borough, AK, are Production Occupations (861 people), Management Occupations (242 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (173 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Aleutians East Borough, AK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

2.31k
2022 Value
± 298
4.16%
1 Year growth
± 15.2%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Aleutians East Borough, AK grew at a rate of 4.16%, from 2.21k employees to 2.31k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Aleutians East Borough, AK, are Manufacturing (1,315 people), Public Administration (259 people), and Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (185 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Aleutians East Borough, AK, though some of these residents may live in Aleutians East Borough, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$40,375
Median earning men ± $11,231
$34,058
Median earning women ± $2,801

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($128,750), Other Services Except Public Administration ($66,250), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($57,917).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($48,462), Public Administration ($41,406), and Retail Trade ($38,438).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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3.6%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 317k people employed in Alaska. This represents a 3.6% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 13.7%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 32
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 17
    Arts, Entertainment & Recreation and Accommodation & Food Services
  3. 15
    Manufacturing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Aleutians East Borough, AK went to Donald J. Trump with 60.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (34.6%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (3.99%).

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing the state of Alaska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Aleutians East Borough, AK is currently represented by Mary Peltola in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Alaska

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Lisa Murkowski
Senator from Alaska3
Assumed office on December 20, 2002
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of her father Frank Murkowski, who was elected List of governors of Alaska|Governor of Alaska.
Dan Sullivan
Senator from Alaska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing Alaska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Aleutians East Borough, AK

Mary Peltola
Alaska at-large Representative
Democratic Party

Aleutians East Borough, AK is currently represented by Mary Peltola (Democratic Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Aleutians East Borough, AK have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.495% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.397% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (168k), Some college (147k), and Bachelors Degree (98.8k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Aleutians East Borough, AK was $164,100 in 2022, which is 0.582 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $144,100 to $164,100, a 13.9% increase. The homeownership rate in Aleutians East Borough, AK is 58.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Aleutians East Borough, AK have an average commute time of 5.97 minutes, and they walked to work. Car ownership in Aleutians East Borough, AK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$164,100
Median Property Value 2022
±$14,269
$529
Median Property Taxes
±$70

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Aleutians East Borough, AK the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

58.8%
Homeownership
2022
57.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 58.8% of the housing units in Aleutians East Borough, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 61.8%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 1
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

The following map shows all of the tracts in Aleutians East Borough, AK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$79,961
Median Household Income
± $6,768
899
Number of Households
± 92

In 2022, the median household income of the 899 households in Aleutians East Borough, AK grew to $79,961 from the previous year's value of $72,258.

The following chart displays the households in Aleutians East Borough, AK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $100k - $125k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Aleutians East Borough, AK is from Alaska.
0.436
2022 Wage GINI in Alaska
0.437
2021 Wage GINI in Alaska

In 2022, the income inequality in Alaska was 0.436 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.308% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Alaska was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Alaska in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Walked (52.7%)
  2. Drove Alone (20.5%)
  3. Worked At Home (15.7%)

In 2022, 52.7% of workers in Aleutians East Borough, AK walked to work, followed by those who drove alone to work (20.5%) and those who worked at home (15.7%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

5.97 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Aleutians East Borough, AK have a shorter commute time (5.97 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Aleutians East Borough, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Aleutians East Borough, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Aleutians East Borough, AK have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.6% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Aleutians East Borough, AK (429 out of 3.4k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Aleutians East Borough, AK is Native American, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

60.3% of the population of Aleutians East Borough, AK has health coverage, with 31.5% on employee plans, 13.5% on Medicaid, 9.88% on Medicare, 4.03% on non-group plans, and 1.35% on military or VA plans.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 57.9% were men and 42.1% were women.

Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 12.5% under 18 years, 24.1% between 18 and 34 years, 51.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 11.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 57.9% were men and 42.1% were women.

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Uninsured People

39.7%
Uninsured
31.5%
Employer Coverage
13.5%
Medicaid
9.88%
Medicare
4.03%
Non-Group
1.35%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Aleutians East Borough, AK declined by 0.794% from 40% to 39.7%.

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Health Outcomes

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 31.5% in Aleutians East Borough, AK.

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