Tag: Census

Immigration Challenges and Opportunities in Anchorage

2010 Census data show that Anchorage is growing and becoming increasingly diverse. A growing percentage of the people that represent Anchorage's new residents have moved from other countries and speak English as a second language. What are some of the challenges and opportunities of migrating to Alaska from a different country and what services can Anchorage offer to help ease the transition to a new and foreign place? KSKA: Wednesday 1/3 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm

Redistricting in Alaska

Wednesday, August 10 at 2:00 pm and 7:00 pm The State of Alaska received its 2010 Census redistricting data in March and one month later, adopted a revised set of redistricting maps. How were these new maps developed and what do they mean for Alaska residents?

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.

Alaska News Nightly: June 30, 2011

Parnell Plans Aggressive Push for ANWR and APR-A Development, Seven Fishermen Killed So Far in 2011, Judge Upholds Threatened Status of Polar Bears, Parnell Accused of Targeting Budget Cuts at Lower Kuskokwim District, and more...