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Forever young in Alaska

...We're seeing the demographic impact of two booms," Census Bureau director John Thompson said. "The population in the...and Sheinberg Associates."As I understand it, the Census Bureau goes through a process where they reconcile local data...
Belknap goes after the gap

...median annual earnings ratio by gender for full-time, year-round workers age 16 and older, according to U.S. Census Bureau 2010 American Community Survey data.Belknap, who at 66 is retired, dedicates much of her available time to work...
Asians become the fastest-growing group in 2013

...Alaska natives (13,000); and Native Hawaiians and other Pacific Islanders (7,000).BATTLE OF THE SEXESThe Census Bureau said there were only 10 states that had more men than women in 2013: Alaska at 52.4 percent, North Dakota at 51...
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National restaurant chains expand into Anchorage

...lagging behind Honolulu's median income of $87,934, according to Popp, quoting 2011 figures from the U.S. Census Bureau.About half of Alaska's 730,000 residents live in either Anchorage or the neighboring Matanuska-Susitna Borough...
Sitka named 'walk friendly' community

...KCAW reported.Sitka received a report card that praised the percentage of residents who walk to work, which the Census Bureau put at more than 11 percent. The report card also noted Sitka's extensive trail system, slow downtown speed limits...
National survey reveals trends in public participation in the arts

...offering an overview of current trends across the US. The survey has been conducted in partnership with the United States Census Bureau six times since 1982, and represents the nation's largest arts participation survey.Here's a look at some key...
House votes to cut $4B a year from food stamps

...receive other benefits. Some of those people who qualify that way do not meet current SNAP income and asset tests.The Census Bureau reported this week that just over half of those who received food stamps were below poverty and 44 percent had one...
In burger prices, Juneau tops them all

...eight of the 10 least expensive spots for one of the burgers are in states considered part of the South by the U.S. Census Bureau.Raghavan said the source of NerdWallet's data is the ACCRA Cost of Living Index, which compares the cost of commodities...
Study ranks Alaska second-best in US for income equality

...residents, ranked second lowest in the nation in 2011 as well. The income inequality data was provided by a U.S. Census Bureau study of all states using the Gini coefficient - a way to measure and compare income disparity between states.Wyoming...
Reports show gun homicides down since 1990s

...Prevention, and the Justice Department's National Crime Victimization Survey, a household survey conducted by the Census Bureau.___Associated Press writer Pete Yost contributed to this report.


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