Municipality of Anchorage, AK Demographics

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

What is the population of Municipality of Anchorage?

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There are 290,691 residents in Municipality of Anchorage, with a median age of 36. Of this, 51.31% are males and 48.69% are females. US-born citizens make up 86.08% of the resident pool in Municipality of Anchorage, while non-US-born citizens account for 10.15%. Additionally, 3.78% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 239,181 people in Municipality of Anchorage currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 290,691 -0.6%
Male Population 149,153 -0.3%
Female Population 141,538 -1.0%
Male population 51.31%
Female population 48.69%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 36 0.0%
Citizen US Born 250,213 -0.5%
Citizen not US Born 29,494 1.3%
Not Citizen 10,984 -7.6%
Citizen US Born 86.08%
Citizen not US Born 10.15%
Not Citizen 3.78%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 1,817 -15.1%
Moved from Same County 28,595 -10.0%
Moved from Same State 5,041 4.9%
Moved from Different State 12,164 0.3%
Same House as Last Year 239,181 0.5%
Moved from Abroad 0.63%
Moved from Same County 9.97%
Moved from Same State 1.76%
Moved from Different State 4.24%
Same House as Last Year 83.4%

What are the employment statistics in Municipality of Anchorage?

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White-collar workers make up 80.68% of the working population in Municipality of Anchorage, while blue-collar employees account for 19.32%. There are also 12,688 entrepreneurs in Municipality of Anchorage (8.91% of the workforce); 83,680 workers employed in private companies (58.78%); and 31,325 people working in governmental institutions (22.01%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 114,855 -1.5%
Blue Collar 27,497 -1.9%
White Collar 80.68%
Blue Collar 19.32%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 12,688 -0.2%
Private Companies 83,680 -1.9%
Governmental Workers 31,325 -3.3%
Not for Profit Companies 14,659 2.9%
Self Employees 8.91%
Private Companies 58.78%
Governmental Workers 22.01%
Not for Profit Companies 10.3%

How many households are there in Municipality of Anchorage?

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There are a total of 107,134 households in Municipality of Anchorage, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 63.67% of these Municipality of Anchorage households, while non-family units account for the remaining 36.33%. Additionally, 32.09% of households have children and 67.91% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 107,134 0.4%
Average People Per Household 3 0.0%
Family Households 68,213 -1.1%
Non-family Households 38,921 3.3%
Family Households 63.67%
Non-family Households 36.33%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 34,382 -4.7%
Households without Children 72,752 3.0%
Households with Children 32.09%
Households without Children 67.91%

What are the median and average incomes in Municipality of Anchorage?

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The average annual household income in Municipality of Anchorage is $120,547, while the median household income sits at $98,628 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $100,841, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $121,167. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $44,956 and $78,668, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $120,547 5.0%
Median Household Income $98,628 5.3%
People below Poverty Level 26,619 3.7%
People above Poverty Level 253,931 -1.1%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Municipality of Anchorage?

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There are 118,938 housing units in Municipality of Anchorage, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1984. Of the 107,134 occupied housing units in Municipality of Anchorage, 63.8% are owner-occupied, while 36.2% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 69.39% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $385,400. In general, housing costs reach $1,704 per month in Municipality of Anchorage.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 118,938 0.8%
Median Year Built 1984 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 741 24.8%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,311 -9.4%
Built between 1950 and 1959 6,982 1.4%
Built between 1960 and 1969 11,867 -1.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 32,616 -1.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 30,181 -0.9%
Built between 1990 and 1999 14,161 1.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 14,349 2.3%
Built between 2010 and 2019 6,610 20.2%
Built in 2020 or Later 120 160.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 107,134 0.4%
Owner Occupied 68,356 1.9%
Renter Occupied 38,778 -2.1%
Owner Occupied 63.8%
Renter Occupied 36.2%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 47,435 1.9%
Without Mortgage 20,921 1.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $385,400 16.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $356,000 7.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,704 0.9%
With Mortgage 69.39%
Without Mortgage 30.61%

What is the level of education in Municipality of Anchorage?

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Approximately 30.78% of the population in Municipality of Anchorage holds a high school degree (that's 70,179 residents), while 27.56% have attained a college certificate (62,832 locals) and 20.14% have a bachelor's degree (45,911 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 4,339 -4.9%
Some High School 70,179 3.9%
Some College 62,832 -3.5%
Associate Degree 17,682 -1.9%
Bachelor's Degree 45,911 0.5%
Graduate Degree 27,067 -0.1%
No High School 1.9%
Some High School 30.78%
Some College 27.56%
Associate Degree 7.75%
Bachelor's Degree 20.14%
Graduate Degree 11.87%

What is the marital status of Municipality of Anchorage residents?

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A total of 80,171 people in Municipality of Anchorage have never been married (which represents 33.85% of the total population), while 115,520 of them are wedded (48.78%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 4,391 (1.85%) and 27,797 (11.74%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 80,171 2.5%
Married 115,520 -2.3%
Separated 4,391 -0.8%
Widowed 8,963 6.2%
Divorced 27,797 -0.6%
Never Married 33.85%
Married 48.78%
Separated 1.85%
Widowed 3.78%
Divorced 11.74%

What are the most common means of transportation in Municipality of Anchorage?

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The top three means of transportation people in Municipality of Anchorage use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 125,632 residents commute by car, 3,562 prefer going to work by walking and 1,892 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 125,632 -2.6%
Bus or TrolleyBus 1,892 -10.1%
Ferryboat 144 -9.4%
Bicycle 1,239 -7.5%
Motorcycle 101 46.4%
TaxiCab 514 69.6%
Walk 3,562 -9.1%

What is the median and average household income in Municipality of Anchorage by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
99501 16,500 7,482 $73,540.00 $101,101.00
99502 26,257 9,047 $112,635.00 $139,596.00
99503 12,620 6,090 $72,958.00 $89,952.00
99504 40,938 15,868 $80,267.00 $97,463.00
99505 5,703 862 $100,556.00 $106,181.00
99506 6,991 2,049 $71,008.00 $75,764.00
99507 35,708 13,210 $100,829.00 $132,647.00
99508 38,142 12,776 $70,823.00 $89,367.00
99515 21,629 7,511 $110,613.00 $136,173.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 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: 99501 99502 99503 99504 99505 99506 99507 99508 99513 99515 99516 99517 99518 99540 99567 99577 99587

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