Anchorage Municipality

Anchorage, AK: What you need to know

Anchorage is largest city in Alaska and is known for its mountainous, snowy scenery and numerous outdoor activities, like skiing and hiking. This Livability Top 10 Winter City also hosts the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race and Alaska State Fair. Large industries, good schools and nearby military bases help round out the city's healthy business climate.

 

Anchorage, AK City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 299,107
Median Age 33
Median Household Income $78,326
Median Home Price $290,500

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Anchorage, AK Demographics

Median Population in Anchorage, AK

Median Age 32.5%
Age 18 Over 74.8%
Age 21 Over 70.5%
Age 62 Over 11.3%
Age 65 Over 8.5%

Race in Anchorage, AK

  Ethnicity White 64.9%
  Ethnicity Black 5.9%
  Ethnicity Asian 8.8%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 2.2%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 8.6%
  Ethnicity Indian 6.6%
  Ethnicity Other 1.7%

Population By Gender in Anchorage, AK

  Male 51.2%
  Female 48.8%

Language in Anchorage, AK

  English Only 82.3%
  English Other 17.7%

Economics in Anchorage, AK

  Median Household Income $78,326
  Median Home Price $290,500
  Homes Owned 40%
  Homes Rent 60%
  Median Property Rent $1,197

 
COMMUTE TIME: 19.5 MINUTES
in Anchorage, AK

Commute Types in Anchorage, AK

  Walked 3.1%
  Worked at Home 3.7%
  Public Transportation 1.9%
  Other Means 4%
  Drove Alone 75.4%
  Carpooled 11.9%

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 8,350
In Anchorage, AK

 
13.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Anchorage, AK