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How Alaska's population might change by 2045

 


ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Alaska’s population will continue to climb over the next 30 years, inching closer to the 1 million mark, a new report says.

The state’s population is projected to increase by 162,200 from 2015 numbers to 899,825 people in 2045, according to a report released last week from the Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development.

The population of Alaskans age 65 and older is the group expected to grow the fastest, and annual natural growth births minus deaths is expected to slow.

Southeast Alaska is the only region in the state that is expected to lose popula...



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