Anchorage, AK
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Anchorage, Alaska Info Snack

Population
292,090
Unemployment
5.2%
Poverty
8.8%
Median Home
$320,100
Median Income
$84,813
Median Rent
$1,310

Anchorage SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
8.5
Affordability
6
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
9

Anchorage, AK Crime Report

13,344
Total Crimes
4,659.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
98.61%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Anchorage
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 13,344 4,659.4 3,098.4 2,346.0
Violent Crime 3,472 1,212.3 837.8 387.8
Murder 18 6.3 6.7 6.5
Robbery 558 194.8 97.4 73.9
Aggravated Assault 2,338 816.4 578.9 279.7
Property Crime 9,872 3,447.1 2,260.5 1,958.2
Burglary 1,444 504.2 379.5 314.2
Larceny 7,279 2,541.7 1,611.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 1,149 401.2 269.3 246.0

Anchorage, AK Cost Of Living

130
Anchorage's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Anchorage Alaska National Average
Overall 130 127 100
Services 114 112 100
Groceries 128 134 100
Health 148 150 100
Housing 154 136 100
Transportation 110 121 100
Utilities 127 150 100

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Population over time in Anchorage

Year Population % Change
2020 292,090 -1.4%
2019 296,112 -0.7%
2018 298,225 -0.4%
2017 299,321 0.1%
2016 299,107 0.3%
2015 298,178 1.0%
2014 295,237 1.3%
2013 291,470 1.4%
2012 287,390 1.1%
2011 284,267 -

Race / Ethnicity in Anchorage

White
56.7% (165,727)
African American
5.1% (14,856)
American Indian
6.9% (20,117)
Asian
9.4% (27,471)
Hawaiian
2.8% (8,254)
Other
0.5% (1,526)
Two Or More
9.2% (26,728)
Hispanic
9.4% (27,411)
Race Anchorage AK USA
White 56.7% 59.7% 60.1%
African American 5.1% 3.1% 12.2%
American Indian 6.9% 14.1% 0.6%
Asian 9.4% 6.2% 5.6%
Hawaiian 2.8% 1.4% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 9.2% 7.9% 2.8%
Hispanic 9.4% 7.2% 18.2%

Gender in Anchorage

Female
49.0% (143,136)
Male
51.0% (148,953)
Gender Anchorage AK USA
Female 49.0% 47.8% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 52.2% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Anchorage for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
1.0% (2,920)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (11,683)
High School / GED
24.0% (70,101)
Some College
25.0% (73,022)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (26,288)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (67,180)
Master's Degree
10.0% (29,209)
Professional Degree
3.0% (8,762)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (2,920)
Education Anchorage AK USA
< 9th Grade 1.0% 3.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 4.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 26.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 10.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Anchorage, Alaska

Less than $10,000
3.0% (870,508)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.3% (672,541)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.9% (1,435,192)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (1,839,317)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.2% (2,696,446)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.2% (5,320,259)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.3% (4,172,051)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.2% (5,893,680)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.8% (3,161,190)
$200,000 or more
10.8% (3,147,811)
Income Anchorage AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.0% 3.8% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.3% 2.9% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.9% 6.2% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 6.7% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.2% 10.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.2% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.3% 14.2% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.2% 19.3% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.8% 9.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 10.8% 8.8% 8.3%

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