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The following is a greeting given in one of the 20 indigenous languages recognized by the State of Alaska.

Ade' ndadz dengit'a?
(Deg Xinag)
"Hello, how are you?"
2020 Population Estimates by Borough, Census Area, and Economic Region
Area Population
Alaska 728,903
Anchorage/Mat-Su Economic Region 399,269
Anchorage, Municipality 288,970
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 107,305
Gulf Coast Economic Region 81,048
Chugach Census Area 6,751
Copper River Census Area 2,699
Kenai Peninsula Borough 58,934
Kodiak Island Borough 12,611
Interior Economic Region 110,067
Denali Borough 1,806
Fairbanks North Star Borough 97,159
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 6,937
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 5,044
Northern Economic Region 27,484
Nome Census Area 9,769
North Slope Borough 9,771
Northwest Arctic Borough 7,583
Southeast Economic Region 72,571
Haines Borough 2,520
Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 2,074
Juneau, City and Borough 31,773
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 13,677
Petersburg Borough 3,189
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area 6,090
Sitka, City and Borough 8,523
Skagway, Municipality 1,147
Wrangell, City and Borough 2,379
Yakutat, City and Borough 574
Southwest Economic Region 42,295
Aleutians East Borough 2,925
Aleutians West Census Area 5,544
Bethel Census Area 17,868
Bristol Bay Borough 868
Dillingham Census Area 4,773
Kusilvak Census Area 8,088
Lake and Peninsula Borough 1,552

Source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section

Alaska population from 1946 to 2020

Components of population change for Alaska 1947 to 2020

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