Latinos were left out of the 2020 census at more than three times the rate of a decade earlier.
From April 2020 to July 2021, Alaska’s population increased by 932 people.
It’s a challenge for Alaska’s Redistricting Board to keep one area together without affecting others.
The share of Alaska’s population that identifies as a race or ethnicity other than solely white rose from less than a third of the population to more than than 40%.
Alaska’s population dropped by nearly 4,000 people — or 0.5%– last year, according to estimates released from the state.
It has been a difficult year for the count to take place. The deadline has changed several times. And the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted outreach and in-person operations, which is a big deal for places like rural Alaska.
In early August, the Census Bureau announced that counting would end on September 30 — a month sooner than originally planned.
Census data guides federal funding, but fewer than 50% of Alaska households have responded.
A handful of Census workers in rural Alaska are running out of time to count the tens of thousands of people living off the road system.
Southeast Alaska’s largest tribe is reminding citizens that it could see a loss in funding if they don’t report in the 2020 census.