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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Population

298,178
Up by 5.97%
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Housing

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

$286,600
Higher than the state average

Schools

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

$78,121
Higher than the national average

Business

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.

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Health

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.

Education

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

Anchorage, AK's Rankings

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Top 10 Winter Vacation Cities 2012
Top 10 Winter Cities 2010