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"San Francisco of the North"
Juneau is in Juneau Borough.
It is the state capital and the borough seat.
The community was named after Joseph Juneau, who discovered gold here.
The latitude of Juneau is 58.301N. The longitude is -134.419W.It is in the Alaska Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 31,187.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Juneau demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Juneau Borough economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 99824 ZIP code.
16% of Juneau residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Juneau ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Juneau was $26,719, compared with $21,587 nationally.
36% of Juneau residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
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Historic districts in Juneau include Fries Miners' Cabins, Twin Glacier Camp ... View historic districts
Median rent in Juneau, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $803. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,538.
Libraries in Juneau include Alaska State Library, Juneau Public Libraries, Mendenhall Valley Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Juneau include KJUD, KTOO.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by KTOO.
The average commute time for Juneau workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 5 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Juneau between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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