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National restaurant chains expand into Anchorage

...only 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-11-27/national-restaurant-chains-expand-ancho
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2013-05-15/burger-prices-juneau-tops-them-all
Local
Study ranks Alaska second-best in US for income equality

...low-income 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2013-07-05/study-ranks-alaska-second-best-us-incom
State
Lesson in contrasts: Stockton, San Bernardino and Sandy Springs

...continuing increases in property tax revenues. In 2008, as the housing market was starting its collapse, the U.S. Census Bureau reported that property taxes accounted for $397 billion, or 72.3 percent, of the $548.8 billion in local...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-07-23/lesson-contrasts-stockton-san-bernard
Opinion
Remote Alaska to stockpile food, just in case

...that number into perspective, Alaska's largest city, Anchorage, has about 295,000 people, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, and Juneau, its third largest, about 31,000.It's not unusual for states that routinely experience hurricanes...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2012-08-28/remote-alaska-stockpile-food-just-case
State
My Turn: Preserve Denali Kid Care

...it's virtually certain the health of many Alaskans will be adversely affected by the cuts. Recent analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data found 169,000 Alaskans lacked health insurance for at least some portion of the last two-year period...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/052103/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Anchorage economy better than forecasted

...government operations, Goldsmith said. Earlier this summer, local economists were taken aback by new figures from the U.S. Census Bureau that tallied federal spending in Alaska last year at $7.6 billion, a 19 percent increase from 2001. Federal...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/080103/sta_ancheconomy.shtml
News
Telecom, media workers among top AK earners

...magazine as the nation's second-best city for telecommunications and information technology connections. The U.S. Census Bureau in 2003 said Alaska was the most wired state in the nation per capita. Windisch-Cole said the demand for services...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090805/sta_20050908017.shtml
News
My Turn: Healthy relationships help Alaska's children

...parents in this country make heroic efforts to raise healthy, happy and successful children. But data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows poverty rates of children in single mother head of household families are five or six times higher than children...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090904/opi_myturn.shtml
Opinion
Yes on Ballot Measure 1

...and this growth has occurred in the Railbelt. At the same time, most rural districts have lost population. The U.S. Census Bureau will report Alaska's 2010 population next spring. It is expected to be about 700,000 people. Under current...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/102710/opi_726731735.shtml
Opinion

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