Bristol Bay Borough, AK

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Population
890
2.94% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
US Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
Median Age
41.8

Poverty Rate
5.79%

Median Household Income
$84,688
6.53% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$179,500
3.86% 1-year decline
Number of Employees
488
3.94% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Bristol Bay Borough, AK had a population of 890 people with a median age of 41.8 and a median household income of $84,688. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined from 917 to 890, a -2.94% decrease and its median household income grew from $79,500 to $84,688, a 6.53% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are White (Non-Hispanic) (53.9%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (32.7%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.76%), White (Hispanic) (2.36%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.899%). 0% of the households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 98.9% of the residents in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are U.S. citizens.

In 2018, the median property value in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was $179,500, and the homeownership rate was 52.9%. Most people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 9.05 minutes. The average car ownership in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was 1 car per household.

Bristol Bay Borough, AK borders Dillingham Census Area, AK and Lake and Peninsula Borough, AK.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Alaska, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Alaska (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Start Year
Y-Axis
-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Alaska. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alaska.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Alaska across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Civics

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.

Bristol Bay Borough, AK is currently represented by Don Young 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 had become 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.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alaska over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Bristol Bay Borough, AK

Don Young
Alaska at-large Representative
Republican Party

Bristol Bay Borough, AK is currently represented by Don Young (Republican Party).

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

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Diversity

Bristol Bay Borough, AK is home to a population of 890 people, from which 98.9% are citizens. As of 2018, 1.91% of Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents were born outside of the country (17 people).

In 2018, there were 1.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (480 people) in Bristol Bay Borough, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 291 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 78 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Bristol Bay Borough, AK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    480 ± 59
  2. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    291 ± 52
  3. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    78 ± 27.5
3.6%
Hispanic Population
32 people

In 2018, there were 1.65 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (480 people) in Bristol Bay Borough, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 291 American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) and 78 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.6% of the people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are hispanic (32 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Bristol Bay Borough, AK as a share of the total population.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

1.91%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
17 people
2.84%
2017 Foreign-Born Population
26 people

As of 2018, 1.91% of Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents (17 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2017, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was 2.84%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Age by Nativity

41
Median Native-Born Age
± 5
54
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 9.2

In 2018, the median age of all people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was 41.8. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 41, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 54. But people in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are getting staying the same age. In 2017, the average age of all Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents was 42.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    18,810 ± 3,324 people
  2. Mexico
    4,189 ± 1,585 people
  3. Korea
    3,268 ± 1,400 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alaska was Philippines, the natal country of 18,810 Alaska residents, followed by Mexico with 4,189 and Korea with 3,268.

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Citizenship

98.9%
2018 Citizenship
98.5%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 98.9% of Bristol Bay Borough, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was 98.5%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (1990s)
    28 ± 12
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    21 ± 13
  3. Vietnam
    15 ± 15

Bristol Bay Borough, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (1990s), 1.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is $84,688. In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was Census Tract 1 with a value of $84,688, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in Alaska have an average income that is 1.28 times higher than the average income of females, which is $54,966. The income inequality in Alaska (measured using the Gini index) is 0.44, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Bristol Bay Borough, AK employs 488 people. The largest industries in Bristol Bay Borough, AK are Public Administration (84 people), Transportation & Warehousing (66 people), and Educational Services (49 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($161,042), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,750), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,750).

Wages

Median Household Income

$84,688
2018 value
± $10,676
6.53%
1 Year Growth
± 17.4%

Households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have a median annual income of $84,688, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $79,500 in 2017, which represents a 6.53% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$70,324
Average Male Salary in Alaska
± $3,702
$54,966
Average Female Salary in Alaska
± $3,098

In 2019, full-time male employees in Alaska made 1.28 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Alaska by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Alaska
  1. White
    $62,461 ± $2,986
  2. American Indian
    $56,790 ± $19,372
  3. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $47,318 ± $20,596

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Alaska workers was White. These workers were paid 1.1 times more than American Indian workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Alaska.

This chart shows the race- and ethnicity-based wage disparities in the 5 most common occupations in Alaska by number of full-time employees.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Bristol Bay Borough, AK is from Alaska.
0.44
2019 Wage GINI in Alaska
0.441
2018 Wage GINI in Alaska

In 2019, the income inequality in Alaska was 0.44 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.271% decline from 2018 to 2019, 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.

This chart shows the number of workers in Alaska across various wage buckets compared to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 1
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2018, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was Census Tract 1 with a value of $84,688, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

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

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 55 - 64
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

5.79% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Bristol Bay Borough, AK (50 out of 863 people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 55 - 64, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 25 - 34.

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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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. Native American
    38 ± 35
  2. Two Or More
    7 ± 42
  3. White
    5 ± 44

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is Native American, followed by Two Or More and White.

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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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

488
2018 Value
± 76
-3.94%
1 Year decline
± 22.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined at a rate of -3.94%, from 508 employees to 488 employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (84 people), Management Occupations (82 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (32 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (84 people), Management Occupations (82 people), and Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (32 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bristol Bay Borough, AK has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (3.96 times higher than expected), Fire Fighting & Prevention, & Other Protective Service Workers Including Supervisors (2.24 times), and Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors (2.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by median earnings, are Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($90,417), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($76,563), and Management Occupations ($76,563).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

488
2018 Value
± 76
-3.94%
1 Year decline
± 22.1%

From 2017 to 2018, employment in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined at a rate of -3.94%, from 508 employees to 488 employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, are Public Administration (84 people), Transportation & Warehousing (66 people), and Educational Services (49 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Bristol Bay Borough, AK, though some of these residents may live in Bristol Bay Borough, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by number of employees, are Public Administration (84 people), Transportation & Warehousing (66 people), and Educational Services (49 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other counties, Bristol Bay Borough, AK has an unusually high number of Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction (13.3 times higher than expected), Public Administration (3.71 times), and Utilities (3.29 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Bristol Bay Borough, AK, by median earnings, are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($161,042), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,750), and Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($83,750).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $26.3B
  2. $15B
  3. $5.55B

In 2018, the top outbound Alaska product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $26.3B, followed by Electronics ($15B) and Gasoline ($5.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alaska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$72.6B
2018 Value in Alaska
$144B
Projected 2045 Value in Alaska
98.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Alaska trade was $72.6B. This is expected to increase 98.8% to $144B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alaska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $16.8B
  2. $5.3B
  3. $3.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Alaska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $16.8B, followed by Washington with $5.3B and Texas and $3.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alaska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Bristol Bay Borough, AK was $179,500 in 2018, which is 0.781 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $186,700 to $179,500, a 3.86% decrease. The homeownership rate in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is 52.9%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have an average commute time of 9.05 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Bristol Bay Borough, AK is lower than the national average, with an average of 1 car per household.

Housing

Property Value

$179,500
2018 Median
± $21,415
$186,700
2017 Median
± $22,397

In 2018, the median property value in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined from to $179,500 from the previous year's value of $186,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Bristol Bay Borough, AK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bristol Bay Borough, AK the largest share of households have a property value in the $200k - $250k range.

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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.
$84,688
Median Household Income
± $10,676
333
Number of Households
± 38

In 2018, the median household income of the 333 households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK grew to $84,688 from the previous year's value of $79,500.

The following chart displays the households in Bristol Bay 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 $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

None
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Bristol Bay Borough, AK the largest share of households pay taxes in the None range.

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Rent vs Own

52.9%
2018 Homeownership
57.3%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 52.9% of the housing units in Bristol Bay Borough, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 57.3%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Bristol Bay Borough, AK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

9.05 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have a shorter commute time (9.05 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 0.217% of the workforce in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (58.6%)
  2. Carpooled (15.5%)
  3. Walked (15.5%)

In 2018, 58.6% of workers in Bristol Bay Borough, AK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (15.5%) and those who walked to work (15.5%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

1 car
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Bristol Bay Borough, AK have 1 car, followed by 2 cars.

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Health

80.2% of the population of Bristol Bay Borough, AK has health coverage, with 48.6% on employee plans, 13.1% on Medicaid, 7.09% on Medicare, 9.49% on non-group plans, and 1.94% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alaska was $11,064 in 2014. This is a 6.1% increase from the previous year ($10,428).

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wrangell City and Borough has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.7%). Additionally, Aleutians East Borough has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (51.9%)

Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$11,064
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Alaska
$5,958
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,001
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,288
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alaska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.1%, from $10,428 to $11,064.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

19.8%
Uninsured
48.6%
Employer Coverage
13.1%
Medicaid
7.09%
Medicare
9.49%
Non-Group
1.94%
Military or VA

Between 2017 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Bristol Bay Borough, AK declined by 1.47% from 20.1% to 19.8%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Bristol Bay Borough, AK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.7% prevalence
  2. 17.6% prevalence
  3. 15.1% prevalence

Wrangell City and Borough has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alaska, at 18.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alaska by county over multiple years.

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