Community Database Online

Welcome to the new CDO!

The Alaska Community Database Online (CDO) presents a wide variety of information, in the form of hundreds of data attributes, about Alaskan Communities and Places of Interest in one location.

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About Our Data

The CDO is a compilation of published data from a variety of sources. It is recommended that you review our metadata which includes: the sources of each type of information, when the data was collected, and when the data was last updated.

About Our Data (Metadata)

Predefined Reports and Public Query System:

The Public Query System allows you to generate custom queries and reports on multiple communities for comparison purposes.


Predefined Reports:

Entity Contact Information
Select from a list of pre-generated Excel spreadsheets available for download containing contact information, including mailing addresses, for specific or all entity types in the CDO.

Custom Queries & Reports:

Communities Attribute Query         ?
Query and filter only by the Community attributes you select for any or all areas in the CDO. Click the "?" button above for a complete list of Community Attributes.
Entities Attribute Query                 ?
Query and filter only by the Entity attributes associated with the public and/or private Entities located in any or all areas in the CDO. Click the "?" button above for a complete list of Entity Attributes.


DISCLAIMER: The Division of Community and Regional Affairs (DCRA) provides the Community Database Online (CDO) as a source of information to aid in advising and assisting local governments, including for research purposes. DCRA is not a referral agency and cannot make specific recommendations or endorsements. Links to other agencies and related organizations are provided as a service, and do not constitute endorsement or recommendations for the agencies/organizations or websites.

Please note: In an effort to uphold information data integrity in the CDO we always welcome and appreciate your help and review of your community's data. If you encounter any incorrect information, please send an e-mail to: DCRA Research and Analysis

Thank you for your assistance!