**Demographics**As of April 2001:

Minorities, population diversity:

AK Amer Ind 16%, Black 4%, Asian 4%, Hisp 3%, Other 1%

DE Black 17%, Hisp 2%, Asian 1%, Other 1%

WY Hisp 6%, Other 2%, Amer Ind 2%, Black 1%, Asian 1%

ID Hisp 5%, Other 3%, Amer Ind 1%, Asian 1%

MT Amer Ind 6%, Hisp 2%, Asian 1%

SD Amer Ind 7%, Hisp 1%

ND Amer Ind 4%, Hisp 1%, Black 1%, Asian 1%

NH Hisp 1%, Asian 1%, Black 1%

VT Hisp 1%, Asian 1%

ME Hisp 1%, Asian 1%

Housing: Seasoned Citizens:

ME Own 75%, Rent 25%, Homeless <.1% AK 65 and over 4%; Soc Sec 11%

DE Own 73%, Rent 27%, Homeless <.1% WY 65 and over 10%; Soc Sec 23%

VT Own 73%, Rent 27%, Homeless <.1% NH 65 and over 11%; Soc Sec 23%

NH Own 73%, Rent 27%, Homeless <.1% VT 65 and over 12%; Soc Sec 25%

ID Own 72%, rent 28%, Homeless <.1% DE 65 and over 12%; Soc Sec 26%

WY Own 71%, Rent 29%, Homeless <.1% ID 65 and over 12%; Soc Sec 27%

ND Own 70%, Rent 29%, Homeless <.1% ME 65 and over 13%; Soc Sec 28%

MT Own 70%, Rent 30%, Homeless <.1% MT 65 and over 13%; Soc Sec 28%

SD Own 69%, Rent 31%, Homeless <.1% ND 65 and over 14%; Soc Sec 29%

AK Own 59%, Rent 40%, Homeless <.1% SD 65 and over 15%; Soc Sec 30%

Families: % receiving public assistance:

ID Married 62%, Marr/Chdn 32%, Sngl/Chdn 8% AK Pub Asst 8%

NH Married 60%, Marr/Chdn 30%, Sngl/Chdn 7% ME Pub Asst 8%

WY Married 60%, Marr/Chdn 31%, Sngl/Chdn 8% MT Pub Asst 7%

ND Married 59%, Marr/Chdn 30%, Sngl/Chdn 6% VT Pub Asst 7%

SD Married 59%, Marr/Chdn 29%, Sngl/Chdn 7% SD Pub Asst 7%

ME Married 58%, Marr/Chdn 28%, Sngl/Chdn 8% ND Pub Asst 6%

MT Married 58%, Marr/Chdn 28%, Sngl/Chdn 8% Wy Pub Asst 5%

DE Married 56%, Marr/Chdn 26%, Sngl/Chdn 9% DE Pub Asst 5%

VT Married 56%, Marr/Chdn 28%, Sngl/Chdn 8% ID Pub Asst 5%

AK Married 56%, Marr/Chdn 34%, Sngl/Chdn 11% NH Pub Asst 4%

If anything, all this data shows that Alaska is the most different, demographically from the other states.