Juneau, AK

Census Place

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2020 Population
32,099
0.397% 1-year decline
US Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
US Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
US Representative
Don Young
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
38.5
1.05% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
6.95%
9.53% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$88,077
0.354% 1-year decline
2020 Median Property Value
$355,100
2.66% 1-year growth
2020 Employed Population
16,364
4.48% 1-year decline

About

In 2020, Juneau, AK had a population of 32.1k people with a median age of 38.5 and a median household income of $88,077. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Juneau, AK declined from 32,227 to 32,099, a −0.397% decrease and its median household income declined from $88,390 to $88,077, a −0.354% decrease.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Juneau, AK are White (Non-Hispanic) (63.4%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (11.1%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (9.78%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (6.72%), and White (Hispanic) (2.91%).

None of the households in Juneau, AK reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97% of the residents in Juneau, AK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Juneau, AK are University of Alaska Southeast (556 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Juneau, AK was $355,100, and the homeownership rate was 64.6%.

Most people in Juneau, AK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 15.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Juneau, AK was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Juneau, AK is home to a population of 32.1k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2020, 8.41% of Juneau, AK residents were born outside of the country (2.7k people).

In 2020, there were 5.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.4k people) in Juneau, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.56k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.14k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97%
2020 Citizenship
96.4%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97% of Juneau, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Juneau, AK was 96.4%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Juneau, AK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20.4k ± 198
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    3.56k ± 443
  3. American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic)
    3.14k ± 340
6.93%
Hispanic Population
2.22k people

In 2020, there were 5.72 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20.4k people) in Juneau, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.56k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 3.14k American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

6.93% of the people in Juneau, AK are hispanic (2.22k people).

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

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    19,548 ± 3,387 people
  2. Mexico
    3,665 ± 1,483 people
  3. Korea
    3,499 ± 1,449 people

In 2020, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Alaska was Philippines, the natal country of 19,548 Alaska residents, followed by Mexico with 3,665 and Korea with 3,499.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.41%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.7k people
8.78%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.83k people

As of 2020, 8.41% of Juneau, AK residents (2.7k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Juneau, AK was 8.78%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    676 ± 151
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    502 ± 161
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    346 ± 139

Juneau, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.35 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Juneau, AK employs 16.4k people. The largest industries in Juneau, AK are Public Administration (3,942 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,129 people), and Educational Services (1,661 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($95,556), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,063), and Utilities ($77,841).

Males in Alaska have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,568. The income inequality in Alaska (measured using the Gini index) is 0.435, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

16.4k
2020 Value
± 941
−4.48%
1 Year decline
± 8.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Juneau, AK declined at a rate of −4.48%, from 17.1k employees to 16.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Juneau, AK, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,350 people), Management Occupations (2,017 people), and Business & Financial Operations Occupations (1,330 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Juneau, AK.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

16.4k
2020 Value
± 941
−4.48%
1 Year decline
± 8.1%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Juneau, AK declined at a rate of −4.48%, from 17.1k employees to 16.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Juneau, AK, are Public Administration (3,942 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (2,129 people), and Educational Services (1,661 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Juneau, AK, though some of these residents may live in Juneau, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$54,709
Median earning men ± $4,898
$47,438
Median earning women ± $2,387

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($80,938), Construction ($76,777), and Public Administration ($68,246).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($79,167), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($75,556), and Manufacturing ($57,500).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Alaska. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

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

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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. $10.1B
  2. $7.84B
  3. $4.1B

In 2020, the top outbound Alaska product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $10.1B, followed by Electronics ($7.84B) and Meat/seafood ($4.1B).

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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$41.8B
2020 Value in Alaska
$68.3B
Projected 2050 Value in Alaska
63.4% growth

In 2020, total outbound Alaska trade was $41.8B. This is expected to increase 63.4% to $68.3B by 2050.

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. $10.4B
  2. $3.24B
  3. $1.15B

In 2020, the top outbound Alaska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $10.4B, followed by Washington with $3.24B and Texas and $1.15B.

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

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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.

Juneau, 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 was elected 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 Juneau, AK

Don Young
Alaska at-large Representative
Republican Party

Juneau, 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 Juneau, AK have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Juneau, AK awarded 556 degrees. The student population of Juneau, AK in 2020 is skewed towards women, with 682 male students and 1,388 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Juneau, AK are White (351 and 63.8%), followed by Unknown (63 and 11.5%), Two or More Races (37 and 6.73%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (37 and 6.73%).

The largest universities in Juneau, AK by number of degrees awarded are University of Alaska Southeast (556 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Juneau, AK are Elementary Education & Teaching (71 and 12.8%), General Business Administration & Management (62 and 11.2%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (58 and 10.4%).

The median tuition cost in Juneau, AK for a public four year colleges is $7,250 for in-state students and $23,154 for out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2020 in Juneau, AK, the percentage of applicants admitted was 63.5%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 50%. The number of students enrolled in 2020 was 2,070 (32.9% men and 67.1% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2020 there were 2,070 students enrolled in Juneau, AK, 32.9% men and 67.1% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 1,231 records, of which 66.5% were women and 33.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 35 degree-majors awarded
  2. 31 degree-majors awarded
  3. 18 degree-majors awarded

In 2020, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Juneau, AK was General Business Administration & Management with 35 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Bachelors Degree from schools in Juneau, AK according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
556 degrees awarded

In 2020, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was University of Alaska Southeast with 556 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

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In 2020, 190 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Juneau, AK, which is 0.519 times less than the 366 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2020 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 351 degrees mean that there were 5.57 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Unknown, with 63 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Public, 4-year or above ($7,250) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,602) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2020.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,400) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.319% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.388% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (165k), Some college (154k), and Bachelors Degree (95.3k).

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The median property value in Juneau, AK was $355,100 in 2020, which is 1.55 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $345,900 to $355,100, a 2.66% increase. The homeownership rate in Juneau, AK is 64.6%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Juneau, AK have an average commute time of 15.3 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Juneau, AK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Juneau, AK is $88,077. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Juneau, AK was Census Tract 2 with a value of $98,264, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $96,707 and $95,779.

Property

$355,100
Median Property Value 2020
±$11,524
$8,319
Median Property Taxes
±$554

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Juneau, AK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Juneau, AK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

64.6%
Homeownership
2020
70.9%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 64.6% of the housing units in Juneau, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 64.8%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 2
  2. Census Tract 1
  3. Census Tract 3

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Juneau, AK was Census Tract 2 with a value of $98,264, followed by Census Tract 1 and Census Tract 3, with respective values of $96,707 and $95,779.

The following map shows all of the places in Juneau, AK colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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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.
$88,077
Median Household Income
± $3,724
12.9k
Number of Households
± 796

In 2020, the median household income of the 12.9k households in Juneau, AK declined from $88,077 from the previous year's value of $88,390.

The following chart displays the households in Juneau, 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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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Juneau, AK is from Alaska.
0.435
2020 Wage GINI in Alaska
0.44
2019 Wage GINI in Alaska

In 2020, the income inequality in Alaska was 0.435 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.22% decline from 2019 to 2020, 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.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (66.5%)
  2. Carpooled (13%)
  3. Worked At Home (7.74%)

In 2020, 66.5% of workers in Juneau, AK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (13%) and those who worked at home (7.74%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

15.3 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Juneau, AK have a shorter commute time (15.3 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.987% of the workforce in Juneau, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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

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Poverty & Diversity

6.95% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Juneau, AK (2.2k out of 31.6k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 35 - 44, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 18 - 24.

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

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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90.6% of the population of Juneau, AK has health coverage, with 54.5% on employee plans, 11.1% on Medicaid, 10.1% on Medicare, 12.6% on non-group plans, and 2.46% 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).

Primary care physicians in Juneau City and Borough, AK see 823 patients per year on average, which represents a 5.11% increase from the previous year (783 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 940 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 129 patients per year.

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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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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823 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Juneau City and Borough, AK

Primary care physicians in Juneau City and Borough, AK see an average of 823 patients per year. This represents a 5.11% increase from the previous year (783 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Juneau City and Borough, AK in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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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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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 21.7% between 18 and 34 years, 41.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 13.8% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

9.36%
Uninsured
54.5%
Employer Coverage
11.1%
Medicaid
10.1%
Medicare
12.6%
Non-Group
2.46%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Juneau, AK declined by 10.9% from 10.5% to 9.36%.

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

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