Data Sources

These data sources provide information for communities looking for more local data. These sources provide either unique, local data; more information on demographic breakdowns (e.g., age, sex, race/ethnicity); or data for sub-county geographic units (e.g., cities, zipcodes or school districts).

Alaska Data Sources

Name Description Breakdown
Alaska Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development - Community Database

A variety of information is provided on each community in Alaska including: demographics, physical environment, income, and clinical care.

Alaska Department of Education & Early Development - Statistics & Reports

Education report cards, graduation rates and enrollment for schools and districts

Alaska Division of Public Health - BRFSS Health Profiles

This page is used to select InstantAtlas Maps in Adobe Flash to display BRFSS, Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS), and infectious diseases variables by one of four geographic systems (Public Health Regions, Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, Boroughs/Census Areas, Tribal Health Regions) for Alaska.

Alaska Division of Public Health - Data and Statistics

Summary tables include data on: mortality, births, marriage and divorce, abortion, and health profiles that include vital statistics at the Borough/Census Area level.

Alaska Health Facilities Data Reporting Program

The Alaska Health Facilities Data Reporting Program collects inpatient and outpatient discharge data from Alaska health care facilities.  Health facilities discharge data show utilization of health services and provide evidence of the conditions for which people receive treatment.

Alaska Motor Vehicle Crash Data

Transportation Data Programs maintains the State-wide database of motor vehicle traffic crashes that occurred on public roads and publishes crash statistics in annual reports summarized by crash information (Crash Data), information about the people involved (Person Data), and vehicle information (Vehicle Data). Crash information is collected from the Alaska State Troopers, local police departments, or the accident participants.

Cancer Incidence Rates for Alaska

The following are links to PDF files of cancer incidence rates for diagnosis years 1996 to 2012. These data were generated from the statistical program SEER*Stat, developed by the National Cancer Institute.

Department of Public Safety - Uniform Crime Reports

These documents are a resource for measuring the trend and distribution of crime in Alaska.


Community Health Improvement Resources

These resources include public health agencies (including local public health offices, state agencies, and public health institutes) and other partners in improving community health including United Ways, counties associations, hospital associations, and extension offices.

Alaska Community Resources


Other Alaska Resources