Alaska State Facts
There are more men than women in Alaska. The overall gender ratio is 111 men to 100 women.
The Alaska flag was adopted on July 6, 1927. The flag has been ranked the 4th best U.S. flag by a leading Vexillology Organization.
The Alaska quarter was the 49th quarter released overall. The quarter was released on August 25, 2008.
Recent estimates put Alaska's population at around 737,000 people (49th out of 56).The population density is 1.3 people per square mile (56th out of 56).
Someone from Alaska is known as a Alaskan. View our List of Adjectival and Demonyms for all the States.
Alaska was the 49th state when it joined the United States on January 3, 1959. Prior to 1959, Alaska was known as "Territory of Alaska."
Essential Alaska Facts
Postal CodeThe Alaska postal code is AK. This abbreviation has been used since the USPS first established official codes in October 1963.
Gender RatioGender Ratio: 111 Men to 100 Women
Male Population: 774,592 men
Female Population: 698,872 women
State FlagThe 2 main colors in the Alaska flag are #0F204B and #FFB612
Population and AreaPopulation: 736,732 people
Land Area: 570,641 square miles
Population Density: 736,732 people per square mile
Areas Codes in Alaska (1)
Alaska Counties (29)
|Aleutians East Borough||Akutan, Cold Bay, False Pass, King Cove, and Sand Point|
|Aleutians West Census Area||Adak, Atka, Dutch Harbor, Nikolski, Saint George Island, and Saint Paul Island|
|Anchorage||Anchorage, Chugiak, Eagle River, Girdwood, Indian, and Jber|
|Bethel Census Area||Akiachak, Akiak, Aniak, Bethel, Chefornak, and Crooked Creek|
|Bristol Bay Borough||King Salmon, Naknek, and South Naknek|
|Denali Borough||Anderson, Cantwell, Denali National Park, and Healy|
|Dillingham Census Area||Aleknagik, Clarks Point, Dillingham, Ekwok, Manokotak, and New Stuyahok|
|Fairbanks North Star Borough||Eielson Afb, Ester, Fairbanks, Fort Wainwright, North Pole, and Salcha|
|Hoonah-Angoon Census Area||Angoon, Elfin Cove, Gustavus, Hoonah, Pelican, and Tenakee Springs|
|Juneau City and Borough||Auke Bay, Douglas, and Juneau|
|Kenai Peninsula Borough||Anchor Point, Clam Gulch, Cooper Landing, Homer, Hope, and Kasilof|
|Ketchikan Gateway Borough||Ketchikan and Ward Cove|
|Kodiak Island Borough||Karluk, Kodiak, Larsen Bay, Old Harbor, Ouzinkie, and Port Lions|
|Lake and Peninsula Borough||Chignik, Chignik Lagoon, Chignik Lake, Egegik, Iliamna, and Levelock|
|Matanuska-Susitna Borough||Big Lake, Houston, Palmer, Skwentna, Sutton, and Talkeetna|
|Nome Census Area||Brevig Mission, Elim, Gambell, Koyuk, Nome, and Saint Michael|
|North Slope Borough||Anaktuvuk Pass, Atqasuk, Barrow, Kaktovik, Nuiqsut, and Point Hope|
|Northwest Arctic Borough||Ambler, Buckland, Deering, Kiana, Kivalina, and Kobuk|
|Petersburg Borough||Kake, Petersburg, and Port Alexander|
|Prince of Wales-Outer Ketchikan||Coffman Cove, Craig, Hydaburg, Hyder, Ketchikan, and Klawock|
|Sitka City and Borough||Sitka|
|Southeast Fairbanks Census Area||Chicken, Delta Junction, Eagle, Fort Greely, Northway, and Tanacross|
|Valdez-Cordova Census Area||Chenega Bay, Chitina, Copper Center, Cordova, Glennallen, and Slana|
|Wade Hampton Census Area||Alakanuk, Chevak, Chitina, Copper Center, Cordova, and Emmonak|
|Wrangell City and Borough||Wrangell|
|Yakutat City and Borough||Yakutat|
|Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area||Allakaket, Anvik, Arctic Village, Beaver, Bettles Field, and Central|