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Belknap goes after the gap

...state 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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
My Turn: Preserve Denali Kid Care'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...
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...
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...
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...


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