Latest Data (2015)
Population 298,695
Nationwide Rank 65

Quick Facts

Anchorage, Alaska is the 65th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Anchorage, Alaska is a municipality.

Anchorage, Alaska is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Anchorage had its largest population ever.

Anchorage, Alaska's growth is about average. 49% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Anchorage, Alaska Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
59 Riverside, California 24.7%
60 St. Louis, Missouri -8.9%
61 Lexington-Fayette, Kentucky 20.4%
62 Stockton, California 24.9%
63 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania -8.7%
64 St. Paul, Minnesota 4.9%
65 Anchorage, Alaska 14.6%
66 Cincinnati, Ohio -9.8%
67 Henderson, Nevada 59.3%
68 Greensboro, North Carolina 24.8%
69 Plano, Texas 26.4%
70 Newark, New Jersey 3.4%
71 Toledo, Ohio -10.8%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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