Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Anchorage is 288,121. Anchorage, Alaska is the 73rd largest city in the US.
Anchorage is located entirely in Anchorage Municipality.
The peak population of Anchorage was in 2010, when its population was 291,826. In 2010, Anchorage was the 64th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 73rd largest city in the US. Anchorage is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2010.
Anchorage has grown 10.5% since the 2000. Anchorage, Alaska's growth is below average. 67% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Yes, Anchorage is the biggest city in the state of Alaska based on population. Anchorage is also the only city in Alaska that is among the top 100 biggest cities in the US.
The total voting age population of Anchorage, Alaska, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 211,008. The voting age population is 51.4% male and 48.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 10.5% of the residents of Anchorage are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Anchorage are 62.6% White, 9.6% Asian, 9.5% Two or more races, 7.9% American Indian, 5.6% Black, 2.4% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 2.4% Other. Additionally, 9.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Anchorage, 9.0% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 13.1%. On a per-household basis, 5.9% of families are below the poverty line in Anchorage.
Among those aged 16 and older, 72.2% of Anchorage residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.9% of Anchorage residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 36.1% have a bachelor's degree and 13.9% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Anchorage residents aged 5 and older, 17.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.3% speak an Indo-European language, and 8.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Anchorage is 5.7%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Anchorage, 21.1% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Anchorage is $84,928.
In Anchorage, 61.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.7% of housing units in Anchorage.
Of all the housing units in Anchorage, 0.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Anchorage, 15.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 18,400 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Anchorage is $1,320.
In Anchorage, 90.0% of households have an active broadband internet connection.
|Year||Population||Rank in US|
|66||Newark, New Jersey||307,220||12.6%|
|67||St. Paul, Minnesota||307,193||7.1%|
|69||Greensboro, North Carolina||298,263||30.5%|
|70||St. Louis, Missouri||293,310||-15.4%|
|74||Durham, North Carolina||285,527||51.1%|
|75||Jersey City, New Jersey||283,927||18.2%|
|77||Chula Vista, California||277,220||57.8%|
|78||Buffalo, New York||276,807||-5.2%|
|79||North Las Vegas, Nevada||274,133||132.3%|
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