2010 Census Shows Growth in Alaska

Lori Townsend, APRN – Anchorage

The US Census Bureau released the first 2010 results today.   The figures show that the resident population of the country on April 1 of this year was nearly 309 million people (308,745,538).

That’s a 9.7 percent over the 2000 resident population.

Hector Moldonado, a partner specialist with the Census Bureau says for Alaska, the population increase was higher than the national average at 13.3 percent.

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