Anchorage Anchorage Municipality, Alaska

Anchorage: City in Alaska, United States

About

Anchorage is a city located in the county of Anchorage Municipality in the U.S. state of Alaska. Its population at the 2010 census was 293,357. After 7 years in 2017 city had an estimated population of 294,356 inhabitants.

The city was created 107 years ago in 1913.

Seal of Anchorage  Alaska coat of arms image
Seal of Anchorage Alaska
Seal of Anchorage  Alaska coat of arms image

Geography

Anchorage is located at 61°13'5"N 149°54'1"W (61.2180600, -149.9002800). It has 3 neighbors: Kenai Peninsula Borough, Matanuska Susitna Borough and Valdez Cordova Census Area.

Anchorage map

Anchorage Quick Facts

Population : 294,356 (2017)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
County : Anchorage Municipality
Postal code : 99501–99524, 99530
Phone Area Codes : 907
Official name : Anchorage
Water as percent of area : 13.07%
Land as percent of area : 86.93%
Altitude : 102 feet / 31 meters
Capital city : Anchorage is capital of Alaska
Establishment : January 01, 1914 (107 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−08:00, UTC−09:00
Local time : 01:32:39 (26th October 2021)
Population growth : 0.34% (2010-2017)

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  • Chitose
  • Darwin
  • Harbin
  • Incheon
  • Khabarovsk
  • Magadan
  • Tromsø municipality
  • Whitby

Anchorage has 3 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Anchorage increased by 0.34% in 7 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1990 226,338 - estimation process
2000 260,283 13.04% estimation process
2010 293,357 11.27% estimation process
2011 295,907 0.86% estimation process
2012 298,294 0.8% estimation process
2013 300,950 0.88% estimation process
2015 298,695 -0.75% demographic balance
2016 298,192 -0.17% estimation process
2017 294,356 -1.3% project management estimation

Anchorage zip code is 99501. County name: Anchorage, County fips: 02020

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People born in Anchorage (188)

People born in Anchorage, including actress Michelle Johnson, actress Annie Parisse, actress Kira Buckland, you can see a list of people who born in Anchorage.

  • Alan Alborn (ski jumper) he was born in 13/12/1980
  • Dan Mintz (American comedian) he was born in 25/09/1981
  • Mario Chalmers (American basketball player) he was born in 19/05/1986
  • Mark Begich (United States Senator from Alaska, formerly Mayor of Anchorage, Alaska) he was born in 30/03/1962
  • Sydne Vogel (figure skater) she was born in 20/06/1979
  • Damian Vaughn (American football player) he was born in 14/06/1975
  • Scott Gomez (American ice hockey player) he was born in 23/12/1979
  • Barbara Britch (American cross-country skier) she was born in 30/03/1951
  • Cyclops (superhero comic character)
  • Brad Oleson (American basketball player) he was born in 11/04/1983
  • Brandon Dubinsky (American ice hockey player) he was born in 29/04/1986
  • Nate Thompson (American ice hockey player) he was born in 05/10/1984
  • Curt Schilling (American baseball player) he was born in 14/11/1966
  • Irene Bedard (Native-American actress) she was born in 22/07/1967
  • Denise Teela (American biathlete) she was born in 30/06/1979
  • Jeff Pain (skeleton racer) he was born in 14/12/1970
  • Matt Carle (American ice hockey player) he was born in 25/09/1984
  • Khleo (American actor and musician) he was born in 30/01/1989

Schools in Anchorage

College & universities near Anchorage, AK

Code Name City ZIP
102553 University of Alaska Anchorage Anchorage (AK) 99508
103501 Alaska Career College Anchorage (AK) 99507-1033
102669 Alaska Pacific University Anchorage (AK) 99508

Post offices near Anchorage

Post Office Name City ZIP
Postal Stor Post Office Anchorage (AK) 99501
Eastchester Post Office Anchorage (AK) 99501
Anchorag Post Office Anchorage (AK) 99517
Spenard Post Office Anchorage (AK) 99517
Midtown Post Office Anchorage (AK) 99503

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Anchorage Municipality

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Anchorage Municipality , AK.

City Name Population Title
Eagle River 24,793 Community in Alaska, USA
Girdwood 2,250 City in United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Anchorage distances to largest Alaska cities