Alaska Population, Area, and Density
The population of Alaska is 736,732 people based on the U.S. Census Bureau's 2014 estimate. Alaska is ranked number 49 out of 56 U.S. States and Territories in terms of highest population. This is 87.2% below the national average of 5,763,868 people.
The total area in Alaska is 665,383.9 square miles. There state is 85.8% land and 14.2% water. The population density in Alaska is 1.3 people per square mile (56th out of 56).
Population Density CalculationPopulation Density = Total Population ÷ Total Land Area
Population Density = 736,732 people ÷ 570,640.6 sq mi
Population Density = 1.3 people per sq mile
|Population||736,732 (49th out of 56)||710,231 (48th out of 56)||626,932 (49th out of 56)|
|Difference||87.2% below avg||87.3% below avg||87.7% below avg|
|Total Area||665,383.9 mi2||1,723,337 km2||425,845,189 acres||(1st out of 56)|
|Land Area||570,640.6 mi2||1,477,953 km2||365,209,576 acres||(85.8%)|
|Water Area||94,743.3 mi2||245,384 km2||60,635,613 acres||(14.2%)|
|National Average||4,821.4 mi2||12,487 km2||3,085,666 acres|
|Density (people per sq mi)||1.3 (56th out of 56)||1.2 (56th out of 56)||1.1 (56th out of 56)|
|Average (people per sq mi)||434.9||415.6||398.2|
|Difference||99.7% below avg||99.7% below avg||99.7% below avg|