Anchorage Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

Anchorage Population Demographics top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 293,531 -0.9%
Male Population 149,670 -1.0%
Female Population 143,861 -0.8%
Male Population 50.99 %
Female Population 49.01 %
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 33.6 1.2%
Citizen US Born 252,317 -1.2%
Citizen not US Born 28,600 -0.5%
Not Citizen 12,614 5.9%
Citizen US Born 85.96 %
Citizen not US Born 9.74 %
Not Citizen 4.3 %
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 2,715 5.8%
Moved from Same Country 36,990 -0.2%
Moved from Same State 5,215 -0.4%
Moved from Different State 12,312 -3.6%
Same House as Last Year 232,111 -0.9%
Moved from Abroad 0.94 %
Moved from Same Country 12.78 %
Moved from Same State 1.8 %
Moved from Different State 4.26 %
Same House as Last Year 80.22 %

Occupational Employment in Anchorage top

Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 119,294 -1.1%
Blue Collar 28,727 -2.9%
White Collar 80.59 %
Blue Collar 19.41 %
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 12,715 -7.0%
Private Companies 89,226 0.2%
Governmental Workers 31,218 -3.3%
Not for Profit Companies 14,862 -2.0%
Self Employees 8.59 %
Private Companies 60.28 %
Governmental Workers 21.09 %
Not for Profit Companies 10.04 %

Number of Households in Anchorage top

Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 106,567 0.0%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.7%
Family Households 68,643 -2.2%
Non-family Households 37,924 4.3%
Family Households 64.41 %
Non-family Households 35.59 %
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 36,198 -2.7%
Households without Children 70,369 1.5%
Households with Children 33.97 %
Households without Children 66.03 %

Median and Average Income in Anchorage top

Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $109,992.00 3.0%
Median Household Income $84,928.00 2.0%
People below Poverty Level 25,291 -2.3%
People above Poverty Level 257,143 -0.7%

Housing in Anchorage top

Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 117,380 0.8%
Median Year Built 1981 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 386 -5.4%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,227 -20.1%
Built between 1950 and 1959 7,002 3.0%
Built between 1960 and 1969 12,644 2.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 33,112 -1.1%
Built between 1980 and 1989 30,981 1.0%
Built between 1990 and 1999 13,614 2.7%
Built between 2000 and 2009 14,307 0.6%
Built in 2010 or Later 4,107 9.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 106,567 0.0%
Owner Occupied 65,367 0.8%
Renter Occupied 41,200 -1.2%
Owner Occupied 61.34 %
Renter Occupied 38.66 %
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 45,672 -0.9%
Without Mortgage 19,695 5.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $322,100.00 1.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $292,200.00 3.3%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,517.00 1.3%
With Mortgage 69.87 %
Without Mortgage 30.13 %

Anchorage Education Statistics top

Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4,821 -2.2%
Some High School 66,523 -1.5%
Some College 65,951 -1.1%
Associate Degree 18,514 3.8%
Bachelor's Degree 44,629 0.6%
Graduate Degree 26,860 4.1%
No High School 2.18 %
Some High School 30.01 %
Some College 27.21 %
Associate Degree 8.35 %
Bachelor's Degree 20.13 %
Graduate Degree %

Marital Status in Anchorage top

Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 80,382 0.3%
Married 117,045 -1.4%
Separated 4,169 10.9%
Widowed 8,400 7.0%
Divorced 27,270 -2.3%
Never Married 34.48 %
Married 50.21 %
Separated 1.79 %
Widowed 3.6 %
Divorced 11.7 %

Means of Transport to Work in Anchorage top

Y-o-Y Change
Car 134,920 -1.0%
Bus or TrolleyBus 2,304 -3.8%
Subway or Elevated 0 N/A
Railroad 0 N/A
Ferryboat 13 0.0%
Bicycle 1,917 -9.7%
Motorcycle 105 -22.2%
TaxiCab 255 61.4%
Walk 4,370 -8.8%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2019 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.

No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.
Zip codes included in this demographic data: 99503 99517 99513 99502 99516 99515 99507 99518 99508 99501 99504

Recently added listings in Anchorage top

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Anchorage is an area in Municipality of Anchorage,Alaska with a population of 293,531. There are 149,670 male residents living in Anchorage and 143,861 female residents. The total number of households is 106,567 with 3 people per household on average.The median age of the current population is 34 with 117,045 people being married and 120,221 being single.
The employment numbers show that there are 80.59% white collar employees and 19.41% blue collar employees in Anchorage..
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