Why is Alaska’s Population Declining?
The Department of Labor published Alaska’s annual population numbers in January. It shows a reduction of 3,048 people in FY19. That is the third annual loss in population in a row. On a quarterly basis, the available U.S. Census data suggests we’ve been losing population for 12 consecutive quarters […]
Announcing the 2018 PFD
**The 2018 PFD is $1,600. It was officially announced on the PFD division webpage. The checks will be deposited on Thursday, October 4th. **Update: The PFD division now shows that it received 656,905 applications. When adjusting for this new information, the statutory PFD works out to $2,989. ***Update (2/6/18): The […]