What is the current population of Anchorage?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Anchorage is 288,000. Anchorage, Alaska is the 69th largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Anchorage?

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 69th largest city in the US. Anchorage is currently 1.3% smaller than it was in 2010.

How quickly is Anchorage growing?

Anchorage has grown 10.5% since the 2000. Anchorage, Alaska's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Is Anchorage the biggest city in Alaska?

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.

What county is Anchorage, Alaska in?

Anchorage is located entirely in Anchorage Municipality.

What is the population density of Anchorage, Alaska?

Anchorage has a population density of 171.2 people per square mile.

What is the size of Anchorage, Alaska in square miles?

Anchorage has an area of 1,704.7 square miles. Anchorage is the 3rd largest city, by area, in the United States. Among cities in Alaska, Anchorage is the 3rd largest city by area.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 288,000 69
2018 291,538 68
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
59 Corpus Christi, Texas 326,586 17.7%
60 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 323,152 23.7%
61 Henderson, Nevada 320,189 78.6%
62 Stockton, California 312,697 27.8%
63 St. Paul, Minnesota 308,096 7.4%
64 Cincinnati, Ohio 303,940 -8.2%
65 St. Louis, Missouri 300,576 -13.3%
66 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 300,286 -10.0%
67 Greensboro, North Carolina 296,710 29.8%
68 Lincoln, Nebraska 289,102 26.9%
69 Anchorage, Alaska 288,000 10.5%
70 Plano, Texas 287,677 28.3%
71 Orlando, Florida 287,442 47.6%
72 Irvine, California 287,401 95.9%
73 Newark, New Jersey 282,011 3.4%
74 Durham, North Carolina 278,993 47.7%
75 Chula Vista, California 274,492 56.3%
76 Toledo, Ohio 272,779 -13.0%
77 Fort Wayne, Indiana 270,402 6.4%
78 St. Petersburg, Florida 265,351 6.6%
79 Laredo, Texas 262,491 46.2%

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