What you need to know about Anchorage, AK

Anchorage is located in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska. The population is 63% White, 6% Black, 8% Asian and 7% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 8% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 8% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $78,121 and the median home value is $286,600. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Anchorage, see each of the tabs above.
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Homes Owned 59.84%
59.84% Complete
Homes Rented 40.16%
40.16% Complete

Real Estate

In Anchorage, Alaska

Ready to move to Anchorage? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Anchorage.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average
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Anchorage, AK Shopping Overview
Downtown Anchorage includes boutique shopping and local restaurants, and there are major malls also available.


In Anchorage, Alaska

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Anchorage rates.

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


In Anchorage, Alaska

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Anchorage.


Most residents are
5-17 Years old


In Anchorage, Alaska

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Anchorage.


Bachelor’s Degree 33%
33% Complete
Graduated High School 93%
93% Complete

Anchorage, AK's Livability Rankings

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