UNITED STATES OF AMERICA :
ALASKA

historical demographical data of the urban centers


PLACE NAMEvariants of the namec2000c1990c1980c1970c1960c1950c1940c1930c1920c1910c1900particularselevationfound.yr
source:CB,WACB,RARARA,WARA,WAHAAG,EBAGAGAGin mMW
Anchorage260,3226,3173,048,044,211,33,52,31,9severely damaged in 1964 earthquake361914
Anchorage (agglomeration)248,4179,0
BarrowPoint Barrow3,52,22,11,30,43
Bethel5,54,73,62,11,30,41885
College0,83,03,01,8agglomeration of Fairbanks; university f. 1917
Cordova2,11,91,21,10,91,01,00,80
Douglas1,00,50,60,9absorbed 1970 by Juneau
Fairbanks30,230,822,614,813,35,83,32,11,23,51371902
Fairbanks (agglomeration)59,541,2
Haines1,31,01,10,40,41881
Homer3,72,21,10,90
Juneau30,726,819,513,66,86,05,74,03,11,3capital/seat of administration since 190081880
Kenai6,96,34,33,50,90,31791
Ketchikan7,98,37,27,06,55,34,73,82,51,015
Kodiak6,36,44,83,82,60,91792
Kotzebue2,82,11,71,30,4
MetlakatlaMetlakahtla1,41,11,10,80,701887
Nikishka2,70,4
Nome3,52,32,52,31,91,61,20,912,5booming city during gold rush 1899-1903111898
Novoarchangel'sk> see:Sitka
Palmer2,92,11,11,2
Petersburg3,22,82,01,51,61,31,20,90
Point Barrow> see:Barrow
Seward2,71,81,61,92,10,90,80,7severely damaged in 1964 earthquake81903
SitkaNovoarchangel'sk8,88,67,83,43,22,02,01,11,21,1former capital/seat of administration1804
Skagway0,70,80,70,70,60,60,51,8booming city during Klondike gold rush 1897-19001897
Soldotna3,52,31,20,6
Spenard18,19,1agglomeration /or:/ absorbed by Anchorage
Unalaska3,11,30,20,20,3annexed Dutch Harbor 196501760s
Valdez4,13,11,00,60,51,1moved 4 mi/6 km to SW from original site after 1964 earthquake0
Wasilla5,54,01,60,30,10,1
Wrangell2,52,22,01,31,20,90,801834

Particulars:
Source indicated by "CB" means: US Bureau of the Census ; "RA" = Rand McNally road atlas; "WA" = World almanac and book of facts.

Due to the use of several sources small differences in figures might occur compared with the data in the table of the greater urban settlements of the USA.
File created on 2002.12.23; revised on 2002.12.30 and last modified on 2003.02.11 by Jan Lahmeyer


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