Image source: Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Research and Analysis Section, Demographics Unit
Most Alaskans came from somewhere else. We all had reasons for coming, reasons for staying. And those reasons can tell a lot about our community, and how it’s changed. On Hometown, Alaska, host Charles Wohlforth will be talking with demographer Neal Fried and UAA historian Steve Haycox about who makes up Anchorage. And we’ll listen to our neighbors, too, about why we all came, and why we stay.
- Alaska Humanities Forum: Alaska History and Cultural Studies
- U.S. Census Bureau: Census of Population and Housing
- U.S. Census Bureau: Alaska Quick Facts
- State of Alaska: Statistics on the size, age and change of Alaska’s population
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HOST: Charles Wohlforth, independent journalist and author
- Neal Fried, demographer
- Steve Haycox, historian, University of Alaska Anchorage
LIVE: Wed, September 29, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
REPEAT: Wed, September 29, 2009 at 10:00 p.m.