Living in Anchorage, AK

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Anchorage, Alaska Info Snack

Population
293,531
Unemployment
5.7%
Poverty
9.0%
Median Home
$314,800
Median Income
$84,928
Median Rent
$1,320

Anchorage SnackAbility

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

Anchorage, AK Crime Report

15,842
Total Crimes
5,505.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
122.31%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Anchorage
/ 100k People
Alaska
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 15,842 5,505.8 3,777.9 2,476.7
Violent Crime 3,581 1,244.6 867.1 366.7
Murder 32 11.1 9.4 5.0
Robbery 621 215.8 112.9 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,388 829.9 596.0 250.2
Property Crime 12,261 4,261.3 2,910.8 2,109.9
Burglary 1,692 588.0 487.1 340.5
Larceny 9,038 3,141.1 2,066.0 1,549.5
Car Theft 1,531 532.1 357.7 219.9

Anchorage, AK Cost Of Living

127
Anchorage's Overall Cost Of Living
1.3x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Anchorage Alaska National Average
Overall 127 128 100
Services 106 112 100
Groceries 131 137 100
Health 142 147 100
Housing 152 135 100
Transportation 113 120 100
Utilities 125 147 100

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Population over time in Anchorage

Year Population % Change
2019 293,531 -0.9%
2018 296,112 -0.7%
2017 298,225 -0.4%
2016 299,321 0.1%
2015 299,107 0.3%
2014 298,178 1.0%
2013 295,237 1.3%
2012 291,470 1.4%
2011 287,390 1.1%
2010 284,267 -

Race / Ethnicity in Anchorage

White
57.9% (169,960)
African American
5.3% (15,486)
American Indian
7.4% (21,640)
Asian
9.4% (27,683)
Hawaiian
2.4% (7,088)
Other
0.3% (875)
Two Or More
8.1% (23,872)
Hispanic
9.2% (26,927)
Race Anchorage AK USA
White 57.9% 60.6% 60.7%
African American 5.3% 3.1% 12.3%
American Indian 7.4% 14.4% 0.7%
Asian 9.4% 6.1% 5.5%
Hawaiian 2.4% 1.2% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 8.1% 7.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 9.2% 7.0% 18.0%

Gender in Anchorage

Female
49.0% (143,861)
Male
51.0% (149,670)
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
3.0% (8,805)
9-12th Grade
4.0% (11,741)
High School / GED
23.0% (67,512)
Some College
25.0% (73,382)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (26,417)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (64,576)
Master's Degree
10.0% (29,353)
Professional Degree
3.0% (8,805)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (2,935)
Education Anchorage AK USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 2.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 4.0% 5.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 23.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 27.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 9.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 18.0% 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
3.2% (950,001)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.1% (626,632)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.1% (1,485,462)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.3% (1,852,627)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.9% (2,896,279)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (5,108,084)
$75,000 to $99,999
13.8% (4,044,875)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.5% (6,023,105)
$150,000 to $199,999
10.8% (3,183,291)
$200,000 or more
10.8% (3,182,740)
Income Anchorage AK USA
Less than $10,000 3.2% 4.1% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.1% 2.9% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.1% 6.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.3% 6.9% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.9% 10.4% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 17.6% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 13.8% 14.0% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.5% 19.4% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 10.8% 9.6% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 10.8% 8.6% 7.7%

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