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Anchorage Municipality, Alaska (AK)

County population in 2017: 294,356 (96% urban, 4% rural); it was 260,283 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 50,824
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 13,461
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 56,933
Renter-occupied apartments: 43,047 (it was 37,889 in 2000)
% of renters here:

40%
State:

37%

Land area: 1697 sq. mi.

Water area: 263.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 173 people per square mile   (high).

March 2019 cost of living index in Anchorage Municipality: 102.1 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (32.7%), Educational, health and social services (27.5%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 37%
  • Government: 9%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 54%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Anchorage Municipality, AK (2017)
    • 169,58365.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 31,26212.0%Asian alone
    • 26,94810.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 23,6719.1%Two or more races
    • 19,9887.7%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 14,2565.5%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7,7253.0%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 9230.4%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Alaska median age:

34.5 years
Males: 149,386  (50.8%)
Females: 144,970  (49.2%)
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Average household size:
Anchorage Municipality:

2.0 people
Alaska:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $79,166 ($55,546 in 1999)
This county:

$79,166
Alaska:

$73,181

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $1,164 (lower quartile is $894, upper quartile is $1,607)
This county:

$1164
State:

$1085


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $320,000 (it was $152,300 in 2000)
Anchorage Municipality:

$320,000
Alaska:

$273,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $221,200 - $411,000

Mean price in 2017:

Detached houses: $378,906
Here:

$378,906
State:

$304,565

Townhouses or other attached units: $263,937
Here:

$263,937
State:

$263,324

In 2-unit structures: $313,110
Here:

$313,110
State:

$301,762

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $244,635
Here:

$244,635
State:

$248,229

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $159,074
Here:

$159,074
State:

$162,357

Mobile homes: $32,195
Here:

$32,195
State:

$42,043

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $2,019
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $738

Institutionalized population: 2,828
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Health of residents in Anchorage Municipality based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is better than average.
78.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
45.7% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
71.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is about average.
71.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 198 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 167 pounds. This is more than average.
48.3% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is more than average.

2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,068 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $3,616 (1.2%)

Distribution of median household income in Anchorage Municipality, AK in 2017
Distribution of house value in Anchorage Municipality, AK in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Anchorage Municipality, AK in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.9%
Anchorage Municipality:

9.9%
Alaska:

11.1%
(6.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 14.9% for Black residents, 8.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 15.4% for American Indian residents, 14.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 8.6% for other race residents, 9.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 34.0 years old
(Males: 33.1 years old, Females: 35.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 38.9 years old, Black residents: 32.7 years old, American Indian residents: 27.1 years old, Asian residents: 32.6 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 26.2 years old, Other race residents: 31.0 years old)

Area name: Anchorage, AK HUD Metro FMR Area
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Anchorage Municipality is $734 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $921 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1326 a month.

Cities in this county include: Anchorage.

2018 air pollution in Anchorage Municipality:

Carbon Monoxide: 0.526 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Significanly above U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 12.7 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 5.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Anchorage Municipality: Ashivak (A), Dutton (B), Kamishak (C), Dutton (D), Williamsport (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Kenibuna Lake (A), Kirschner Lake (B), Lower Beluga Lake (C), Max Lake (D), McNeil Lake (E), Shamrock Lake (F), Silver Salmon Lakes (G), Summit Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Polly Creek (A), Left Fork West Glacier Creek (B), Kenty Creek (C), Irish Creek (D), Igitna River (E), Holland Creek (F), Hardy Creek (G), Griffin Creek (H), Glacier Fork Tlikakila River (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Anchorage Municipality include: Lake Clark National Monument (1), McNeil River State Game Sanctuary (2), Lake Clark National Park and Preserve (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Bristol Bay Borough , Nome Census Area , Valdez-Cordova Census Area , Valdez-Cordova Census Area .

Current college students: 15,169
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 92.3%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 35.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 34,812 (54.3% naturalized citizens)

Anchorage Municipality:

11.8%
Whole state:

7.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 7,2602010 or later
  • 7,9072000 to 2009
  • 7,0351990 to 1999
  • 6,3571980 to 1989
  • 3,5741970 to 1979
  • 3,174Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 96.7%

Anchorage Municipality marital status for males Anchorage Municipality marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 54,372
  • One, attached: 16,917
  • Two: 5,823
  • 3 or 4: 11,314
  • 5 to 9: 7,483
  • 10 to 19: 5,585
  • 20 to 49: 7,393
  • 50 or more: 2,787
  • Mobile homes: 5,624

Housing units in Anchorage Municipality with a mortgage: 45,264 (1,302 second mortgage, 3,473 home equity loan, 115 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 17,562

Here:

72.6% with mortgage
State:

64.2% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Anchorage Municipality

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant44,678195
Catholic22,96912
Other20,38757
Mainline Protestant11,42746
Orthodox2,2158
Black Protestant1,1288
None189,022-
Anchorage Municipality Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 34
Anchorage Municipality:

1.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 9
Here:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.33 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

0.52 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
Anchorage Municipality:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Alaska:

2.30 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 198
This county:

7.13 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.82 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Anchorage Municipality:

6.8%
Alaska:

6.3%

Adult obesity rate:
Anchorage Municipality:

25.9%
State:

27.8%

Agriculture in Anchorage Municipality:

Average size of farms: 187 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $109,608
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $1104.94
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 33.66%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 48.43%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $77,109
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 27.37%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.32%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $63,949
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 84.86%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 5.30
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 41.33%
Vegetables: 319 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 6 acres

Earthquake activity:

Anchorage Municipality-area historical earthquake activity is above Alaska state average. It is 828% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1964 at 03:36:12, a magnitude 9.2 (9.2 UK, Class: Great, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 72.4 miles away from Anchorage Municipality center, causing $1,020,000,000 total damage
On 11/3/2002 at 22:12:41, a magnitude 8.5 (7.0 MB, 8.5 MS, 7.9 MW, 8.1 ME, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 175.0 miles away from the county center
On 8/27/1904 at 21:56:06, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 198.2 miles away from the county center
On 10/9/1900 at 12:28:00, a magnitude 8.3 (8.3 UK) earthquake occurred 312.8 miles away from the county center
On 11/30/1987 at 19:23:19, a magnitude 7.9 (6.7 MB, 7.6 MS, 7.9 MW, 7.1 ML, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 296.3 miles away from Anchorage Municipality center
On 2/28/1979 at 21:27:06, a magnitude 7.4 (6.4 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.4 UK, 6.9 ML) earthquake occurred 274.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), energy magnitude (ME), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Anchorage Municipality

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 124,504 (76.8%)
  • Carpooled: 17,553 (10.8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 2,530 (1.6%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 60 (0.0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 72 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 4,837 (3.0%)
  • Bicycle: 1,780 (1.1%)
  • Walked: 5,198 (3.2%)
  • Worked at home: 5,500 (3.4%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Philippines (26%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • Mexico (8%)
  • Thailand (7%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)
  • Canada (4%)
  • Laos (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Anchorage Municipality


  • German (7%)
  • American (7%)
  • European (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • English (3%)
  • Norwegian (2%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska in 2000:

  • 1,978 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 1,289 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 622 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 530 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 519 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 433 people in halfway houses
  • 343 people in other group homes
  • 291 people in nursing homes
  • 213 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 191 people in state prisons
  • 125 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 114 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 105 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 69 people in religious group quarters
  • 51 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 43 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 39 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 10 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 9 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 7 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 7 people in other workers' dormitories
  • 6 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 6 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 2 people in military transient quarters for temporary residents

People in group quarters in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska in 2010:

  • 2,675 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
  • 1,137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 851 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 695 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 629 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 506 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 405 people in state prisons
  • 390 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 372 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 300 people in college/university student housing
  • 192 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 142 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 70 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 43 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 13 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 5 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $90,703.

7.30% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($55,377 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.30%
Alaska average:

7.70%


0.20% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,260 average AGI)
Anchorage Municipality:

0.20%
Alaska average:

0.16%

1.82% relocated from other counties in Alaska ($13,032 average AGI)
5.29% relocated from other states ($40,084 average AGI)
Anchorage Municipality:

5.29%
Alaska average:

5.13%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  0.58% ($55,484 average AGI)
from Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.27% ($53,493)
from Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.23% ($56,387)
from King County, WA  0.14% ($65,898)
from Honolulu County, HI  0.13% ($34,506)
from Maricopa County, AZ  0.11% ($53,612)
from Los Angeles County, CA  0.09% ($57,856)


8.74% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($64,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.74%
Alaska average:

8.52%


0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,747 average AGI)
Anchorage Municipality:

0.22%
Alaska average:

0.17%

1.95% relocated to other counties in Alaska ($13,481 average AGI)
6.56% relocated to other states ($49,493 average AGI)
Anchorage Municipality:

6.56%
Alaska average:

5.95%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Matanuska-Susitna Borough, AK  1.11% ($65,112 average AGI)
to Kenai Peninsula Borough, AK  0.25% ($66,051)
to King County, WA  0.24% ($74,102)
to Maricopa County, AZ  0.18% ($71,281)
to Fairbanks North Star Borough, AK  0.16% ($47,814)
to Clark County, NV  0.12% ($57,534)
to El Paso County, CO  0.12% ($49,124)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 18.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.9
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 16.0

Births per 1000 population in Anchorage Municipality

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 3.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 4.4
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 5.0

Deaths per 1000 population in Anchorage Municipality

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 5.8
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 3.6

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Anchorage Municipality
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 18.2%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 11.2%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Anchorage Municipality
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Anchorage Municipality
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anchorage Municipality
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anchorage Municipality
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Anchorage Municipality
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Anchorage Municipality

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 22,452 (17,816 aged, 4,636 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 7,530 (10%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska in 1999 - 2014:

  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,413)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (949)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (806)
  • Unspecified dementia (702)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (678)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (522)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (495)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (422)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (402)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (338)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 11%

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 69.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 42.7
  • Other - 26.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 154.6. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide
Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 87.0
  • Suffocation - 28.5
  • Poisoning - 28.0
  • Other - 11.1

Household type by relationship:

Households: 294,356
  • In family households: 236,614 (34,297 male householders, 36,399 female householders)
    51,711 spouses, 84,975 children (78,373 natural, 3,306 adopted, 3,296 stepchildren), 5,110 grandchildren, 3,643 brothers or sisters, 4,761 parents, 5,249 other relatives, 10,469 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 50,614 (20,261 male householders (14,566 living alone)), 16,416 female householders (12,615 living alone)), 13,937 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7,128

Size of family households: 28,955 2-persons, 15,681 3-persons, 11,953 4-persons, 7,819 5-persons, 2,913 6-persons, 3,375 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,181 1-person, 7,237 2-persons, 1,543 3-persons, 523 4-persons, 90 5-persons, 103 7-or-more-persons.

48,229 married couples with children.
15,849 single-parent households (3,447 men, 12,402 women).

81.5% of residents of Anchorage Municipality speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
9.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (48% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 22% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
2.8% of residents speak other language at home (78% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $3,002,534,000 ($11,011 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,237,159,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $507,916,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $121,467,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $17,810,000
Federal grants: $720,693,000
Federal procurement contracts: $661,689,000 ($465,756,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $972,960,000 ($618,317,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $433,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $740,546,000
Federal Government insurance: $49,915,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 22,400
Here:

81 per 1000 residents
State:

80 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 6,369
Here:

23 per 1000 residents
State:

25 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +3,250
Here:

+12 per 1000 residents
State:

+9 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -4,107
Here -15 per 1000 residents
State -7 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Anchorage Municipality

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 36.57 millions of gallons per day (25% from ground, 75% from surface)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.2
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.2
State:

4.0

Year house built in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • Year house built in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • 1,8042014 or later
  • 2,3102010 to 2013
  • 14,1862000 to 2009
  • 12,9251990 to 1999
  • 29,7321980 to 1989
  • 34,9681970 to 1979
  • 13,2121960 to 1969
  • 6,5541950 to 1959
  • 1,3201940 to 1949
  • 2871939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • 4361 room
  • 5752 rooms
  • 1,1013 rooms
  • 8,6334 rooms
  • 12,8835 rooms
  • 11,1966 rooms
  • 9,8967 rooms
  • 8,1378 rooms
  • 9,9699+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • 2,1721 room
  • 3,9722 rooms
  • 8,2603 rooms
  • 10,8484 rooms
  • 9,7875 rooms
  • 3,8846 rooms
  • 1,8827 rooms
  • 1,9888 rooms
  • 1,7549+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • 436no bedroom
  • 1,9451 bedroom
  • 10,4472 bedrooms
  • 30,3923 bedrooms
  • 15,9834 bedrooms
  • 3,6235+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska
  • 2,337no bedroom
  • 8,9921 bedroom
  • 15,5922 bedrooms
  • 13,3343 bedrooms
  • 3,4274 bedrooms
  • 8655+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Anchorage Municipality in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anchorage Municipality in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 1,410no vehicle
  • 14,0461 vehicle
  • 29,0662 vehicles
  • 12,4973 vehicles
  • 3,8624 vehicles
  • 1,9455+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Anchorage Municipality in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Anchorage Municipality in renter-occupied apartments
  • 5,365no vehicle
  • 18,5071 vehicle
  • 16,2412 vehicles
  • 3,2423 vehicles
  • 1,0434 vehicles
  • 1495+ vehicles

79.2% of Anchorage Municipality residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 23% lived in Alaska.

Anchorage Municipality:

79.2%
State average:

81.5%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 111,765
  • Other state: 139,064
  • Northeast: 15,621
  • Midwest: 37,310
  • South: 34,531
  • West: 51,602
Year householders moved into unit in Anchorage Municipality, AK
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Anchorage Municipality
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 88.8%Utility gas
  • 6.0%Electricity
  • 3.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Wood
  • 0.1%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 2.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.2%Coal or coke

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,596
Here:

5.3%
Alaska:

9.4%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,177
Here:

7.6%
Alaska:

9.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 2,281
Here:

14.6%
Alaska:

12.9%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 55 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2,257$250,1931,614$268,0339,052$242,195326$128,13213$724,615501$197,3333$132,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED73$251,699117$281,350646$248,54613$172,8461$663,00050$213,8600$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED257$234,494293$254,7202,469$246,333226$58,6190$0206$191,45124$32,792
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN251$254,960252$239,4052,253$246,078123$102,4962$4,913,000214$202,2665$172,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$229,77821$238,429431$241,25368$95,3820$026$208,2313$72,000
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 52 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED462$296,043557$287,6107$169,571
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED102$296,206116$284,6382$164,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED101$337,168111$304,5501$184,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN48$297,22947$307,5321$261,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$340,0008$328,1250$0
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Anchorage Municipality, AK
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Anchorage Municipality, AK - Value
Most common first names in Anchorage Municipality, AK among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John51367.3 years
Robert43565.6 years
William40167.8 years
James36364.8 years
Mary35174.6 years
Richard23462.5 years
George23171.2 years
Charles20967.2 years
Dorothy18574.8 years
Thomas18564.1 years
Most common last names in Anchorage Municipality, AK among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith20268.7 years
Johnson16969.2 years
Anderson10468.0 years
Jones10367.6 years
Williams9665.3 years
Miller9368.3 years
Brown8873.2 years
Martin8568.7 years
Wilson7865.8 years
Davis7270.4 years
Businesses in Anchorage Municipality, AK
NameCountNameCount
AT&T17Long John Silver's1
Abercrombie & Fitch1Lowe's3
Ace Hardware1Marriott6
American Eagle Outfitters4MasterBrand Cabinets9
Applebee's2Mazda1
Arby's5McDonald's16
Ashley Furniture1Men's Wearhouse1
Audi1Microtel2
BMW1Motel 61
Banana Republic1Motherhood Maternity1
Barnes & Noble1New Balance2
Baskin-Robbins5Nike10
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nissan1
Best Western1Nordstrom1
Blockbuster6Office Depot2
Brookstone1OfficeMax2
Budget Car Rental3Old Navy2
Burger King5Outback1
Carl\s Jr.4Outback Steakhouse1
Chevrolet2Pac Sun2
Chuck E. Cheese's1Papa John's Pizza4
Cinnabon 2Payless4
ColorTyme1PetSmart2
Costco2Pizza Hut8
Curves5Plato's Closet1
DHL3Popeyes2
Dairy Queen3Qdoba Mexican Grill3
Days Inn1Quiznos5
Decora Cabinetry4RadioShack5
Dennys2Ramada1
Domino's Pizza3Red Robin2
Eddie Bauer1SAS Shoes1
Extended Stay Deluxe2Safeway14
Famous Footwear4Sam's Club2
FedEx18Sears2
Foot Locker4Sheraton1
Ford1Starbucks23
Forever 211Subaru1
GNC7Subway33
GameStop3Super 81
Gap2T-Mobile1
Gymboree1T.G.I. Driday's1
H&R Block12Taco Bell5
Haworth1Target2
Hilton4The Room Place2
Home Depot3Torrid1
Honda1Toyota1
Hot Topic2Toys"R"Us1
Howard Johnson1True Value1
IHOP3U-Haul5
JCPenney2UPS20
Jones New York6Vans6
Journeys2Village Inn3
KFC6Volkswagen1
Kincaid2Vons18
Kohl's1Walgreens3
Kroger12Walmart3
La-Z-Boy1Wendy's4
Lane Furniture3Wet Seal1
LensCrafters3YMCA2
Little Caesars Pizza2

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