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Alyeska, Alaska

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Census Data for Alyeska ...

As far as we can tell, Alyeska has not been included in past Census counts, so there is no population information for this community.

While we don't have census information for Alyeska, you might be interested in some nearby communities where we do:

  • Hope
  • Whittier
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    • Whittier lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<1> to the southeast of Alyeska
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 205 people. This represents a 6.82% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 220 people.
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  • Anchorage
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    • Anchorage lies 30 miles [48.3 km]<1> to the northwest of Alyeska
    • The population in 2019 was estimated at 288,000 people. This represents a 1.31% decrease since 2010.The 2010 Census gave a population of 291,826 people.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Anchorage<2>

Miscellaneous Information for Alyeska ...

The Federal government has assigned various identifying codes to each community, county and state. At one time or another, the US Census Bureau has used one (or more) of the following identifiers when referring to either or the community of Alyeska:

  • The GNIS Codes ...
    • The current system of identification is called the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS). The following GNIS codes relate to Alyeska:
    • GNIS ID for Alyeska: 1420077
    • GNIS ID for State of Alaska: 1785533
  • The FIPS Codes ...
    • An earlier (and largely obsolete) identification method was called the Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS):
    • State Code: 02 (Alaska)
    • Place Code: 01900 (Alyeska)
    • State & Place Code: 02/01900 (Alaska / Alyeska)
  • Misc. Census Codes ...
    • Alyeska is located in Census Region #4 (the West Region) and Division #9 (the Pacific Division).

For more information about the various Federal identification codes, please visit our Misc Page for Alyeska.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Alyeska. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Alyeska) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Alyeska. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Alyeska

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Alyeska. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 60.9608, Longitude: -149.1108       In this case, the coordinates for Alyeska have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
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