Census Bureau Gives New Insight into Alaska’s Population

Census figures from 2010 put Alaska’s population at more than 710,000 people. Newly released data indicates growth in all types of households, with the number of gay and lesbian households showing a sharp increase. The number of unmarried-partner and husband and wife households also increased. I spoke with Ingrid Zaruba, with the Department of Labor and Workforce research and analysis section, about changes in the composition of Alaska households.

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