12 Awesome Alaska Facts. - Random Facts

Published : 2014-12-20 (over 3 years Ago) - Last updated over 2 years Ago

12 Awesome alaska facts

Enjoy these fun, incredible, interesting, awesome and random alaska facts.

1. Not New York, but Alaska, has the largest percentage of people who walk to their jobs.
2. In the U.S., West Virginia has the highest percentage of people who use drugs to relax (28%), while Alaska has the lowest percentage (13%).
3. As of 2015, four U.S. states — Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, and Washington — have legalized retail marijuana.
4. A cat has been the mayor of a town in Alaska for 15 years.
5. Elephants, lions and camels roamed Alaska 12, 000 years ago.
6. If Manhattan had the same population density as Alaska, there would only be about 28 people in Manhattan.
7. The most dangerous job in the United States is that of an Alaskan Crab Fisherman.
8. Elephants, lions, and camels roamed Alaska 12, 000 years ago.
9. Every Alaskan citizen over the age of 6 months receives an oil dividend check of about $1000 per year.
10. Every year, Alaska has about 5, 000 earthquakes.
11. If Manhattan had the same population density as Alaska, there would only be 15 people living there.
12. The University of Alaska stretches over 4 time zones.
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