|Census||Pop. The US state of Alaska is not divided into counties, as are 48 other states but it is divided into boroughs ( Louisiana is divided into parishes||%±|
As of 2005, Alaska has an estimated population of 663,661, which is an increase of 5,906, or 0. Alaska ( Аляска Alyaska) is a state in the United States of America, in the northwest of the North American continent 9%, from the prior year and an increase of 36,730, or 5. 9%, since the year 2000. This includes a natural increase since the last census of 36,590 people (53,132 births minus 16,542 deaths), and an increase due to net migration of 1,181 people into the state. Immigration from outside the United States resulted in a net increase of 5,800 people, and migration within the country produced a net loss of 4,619 people. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the
With a population of 626,932, according to the 2000 U. S. census, Alaska is ranked 48th out of the 50 states. But ranked by population density, Alaska is the least densely populated at 2. 849 people per square kilometer (1. 1 per square mile), with the next nearest ranking state, Wyoming, at 13. 208 (5. 1 per square mile), and the most densely populated, New Jersey, at 2937. New Jersey ( is a state in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeastern regions of the United States. 92 people per square kilometer (1,134. 4 per square mile).
For purposes of the federal census, the state is divided into artificial divisions defined geographically by the United States Census Bureau for statistical purposes only. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title) is the government agency that is responsible for the United States Census
The center of population of Alaska is located approximately 64. In Demographics, the center of population of a region is the geographical point nearest to all the inhabitants of that region on average 37 kilometers (39. 96 miles) east of Anchorage at 61. 288254 N. latitude, -148. 716968 W. longitude. .
Since the 2000 census Alaska has passed North Dakota to become the 47th most populated state. North Dakota ( is a state located in the Midwestern and Western regions of the United States of America.
In 2006, Alaska has a larger percentage of tobacco smokers than the national average, with 24% of Alaskan adults smoking. 
Multiracial/Mixed-Race people are the third largest group of people in the state, totaling 6. 9% of the population or 44,426. The largest ancestry groups in the state are: German (16. German Americans ( German: Deutschamerikaner) are citizens of the United States of Ethnic German ancestry 6%), Alaska Native or American Indian (15. 6%), Irish (10. Ireland (pronounced /ˈaɾlənd/ Éire) is the third largest island in Europe, and the twentieth-largest island in the world 8%), British (9. 6%), American (5. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the 7%), and Norwegian (4. Norwegian Americans (norskamerikanere are Americans of Norwegian descent 2%). Alaska has the largest percentage of American Indians of any state.
The vast, sparsely populated regions of northern and western Alaska are primarily inhabited by Alaska Natives, who are also numerous in the southeast. Anchorage, Fairbanks, and other parts of south-central and southeast Alaska have many whites of northern and western European ancestry. The Wrangell-Petersburg area has many residents of Scandinavian ancestry and the Aleutians contain a large Filipino population. Filipino Americans are Americans of Philippine ancestry which trace back to the Philippines, an archipelagic nation in Southeast Asia. Most of the state's black population lives in Anchorage. Fairbanks also has a sizable black population as well.
|Demographics of Alaska (csv)|
|2000 (total population)||75. 43%||4. 46%||19. 06%||5. 24%||0. 88%|
|2000 (Hispanic only)||3. 42%||0. 33%||0. 45%||0. 16%||0. 06%|
|2005 (total population)||74. 71%||4. 72%||18. 77%||5. 90%||0. 88%|
|2005 (Hispanic only)||4. 32%||0. 38%||0. 48%||0. 19%||0. 05%|
|Growth 2000–05 (total population)||4. 85%||12. 03%||4. 27%||19. 23%||5. 35%|
|Growth 2000–05 (non-Hispanic only)||3. 49%||11. 30%||4. 02%||18. 96%||5. 86%|
|Growth 2000–05 (Hispanic only)||33. 56%||21. 02%||14. 52%||27. 89%||-1. 95%|
|* AIAN is American Indian or Alaskan Native; NHPI is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander|
According to the 2000 U.S. Census, 85. 7% of Alaska residents age 5 and older speak English at home. English is a West Germanic language originating in England and is the First language for most people in the United Kingdom, the United States The next most common languages are Spanish (2. 88%), Yupik (2. The Yupik languages are the several distinct languages of the several Yupik (Юпик peoples of western and southcentral Alaska and northeastern Siberia 87%), Tagalog (1. Tagalog is one of the major languages used in the Philippines. 54%), and Iñupiaq (1. Inupiaq, Iñupiaq, Inupiak, Inupiat, or Inupiatun are a group of dialects of the Inuit language, spoken in northern and northwestern 06%). 
A total of 5. 2% of Alaskans speak one of the state's 22 indigenous languages, known locally as Native languages. Indigenous languages of the Americas (or Amerindian Languages are spoken by indigenous peoples from the southern tip of South America to Alaska and These languages belong to two major language families, Eskimo-Aleut and Na-Dené (Athabaskan-Eyak-Tlingit). Eskimo-Aleut is a Language family native to Greenland, the Canadian Arctic, Alaska, and parts of Siberia. As the homeland of these two major language families of North America, Alaska has been described as the crossroads of the continents, providing evidence for the recent settlement of North America via the Bering land bridge. The Bering land bridge was a Land bridge roughly 1000 miles (1600 km north to south at its greatest extent which joined present-day Alaska and eastern Siberia
Notable is Alaska's relatively large Eastern Orthodox Christian population, a result of early Russian colonization and missionary work among indigenous Alaskans. Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. Baptist is a term describing individuals belonging to a Baptist church or a Baptist denomination. Lutheranism is a major branch of Western Christianity that identifies with the teachings of the sixteenth-century German reformer Martin Luther Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations Pentecostalism is a renewalist religious movement within Christianity that places special emphasis on the direct personal experience of God through the Baptism The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest single Christian Communion in the world Roman Catholicism in the United States has grown dramatically over the country's history from being a tiny minority faith during the time of the Thirteen Colonies The Episcopal Church is the official name of the Province of the Anglican Communion in the United States. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is the fourth largest Christian denomination in the United States and the largest and most well-known Buddhism is a family of beliefs and practices Agnosticism ( Greek: α- a-, without + γνώσις gnōsis, knowledge after Gnosticism) is the philosophical view that the A religion is a set of Tenets and practices often centered upon specific Supernatural and moral claims about Reality, the Cosmos The Eastern Orthodox Church is the second largest single Christian Communion in the world Christianity ( Greek Χριστιανισμός from the word Xριστός ( Christ)is a monotheistic Religion centered on the life and teachings Russia (Россия Rossiya) or the Russian Federation ( Rossiyskaya Federatsiya) is a transcontinental Country extending A missionary is a member of a Religion who works to convert those who do not share the missionary's faith someone who proselytizes. Alaska also has the largest Quaker population (by percentage) of any state. Also, as of 1994, there are 3,060 Jews in Alaska. Judaism (from the Greek Ioudaïsmos, derived from the Hebrew יהודה Yehudah, " Judah " in Hebrew יַהֲדוּת Yahedut  Jehovah's Witnesses stands at a little less than 2,400. Jehovah's Witnesses is a restorationist, millenialist Christian denomination