Latest Data (2017)
Population 294,356
Nationwide Rank 67

Quick Facts

Anchorage, Alaska is the 67th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Anchorage, Alaska is a municipality.

Anchorage, Alaska is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Anchorage had its largest population ever.

Anchorage, Alaska's growth is about average. 56% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Anchorage, Alaska Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
57 Santa Ana, California 334,136 -1.2%
58 Riverside, California 327,728 26.8%
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 325,605 17.4%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 321,959 23.2%
61 Stockton, California 310,496 26.9%
62 St. Louis, Missouri 308,626 -11.0%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 306,621 6.9%
64 Henderson, Nevada 302,539 68.7%
65 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 302,407 -9.3%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio 301,301 -9.0%
67 Anchorage, Alaska 294,356 12.9%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 290,222 27.0%
69 Plano, Texas 286,143 27.6%
70 Newark, New Jersey 285,154 4.5%
71 Lincoln, Nebraska 284,736 25.0%
72 Orlando, Florida 280,257 43.9%
73 Irvine, California 277,453 89.1%
74 Toledo, Ohio 276,491 -11.8%
75 Jersey City, New Jersey 270,753 12.8%
76 Chula Vista, California 270,471 54.0%
77 Durham, North Carolina 267,743 41.7%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2017 294,356 67
2016 298,192 66
2015 298,695 65
2014 301,010 64
2013 300,950 63
2012 298,610 63
2011 296,108 63
2010 291,826 64
2009 286,174 66
2008 280,471 66
2007 278,504 66
2006 279,935 65
2005 276,863 68
2004 274,852 68
2003 271,616 66
2002 268,163 66
2001 263,929 67
2000 260,586 66
1990 226,338 69
1980 174,431 78