Anchorage Municipality , Alaska

Anchorage Municipality: City in Alaska, United States

About

Anchorage Municipality is a county located in the U.S. state of Alaska. As of the 2010 census, the population was 291,826. After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 287,095 inhabitants. The county was created 108 years ago in 1913.

Anchorage Municipality Quick Facts

Population : 287,095 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Alaska (United States)
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 Municipality is capital of Alaska
Establishment : January 01, 1914
Time Zone : UTC−08:00, UTC−09:00
Local time : 07:51:37 (2nd October 2022)
Population growth : -1.65% (2010-2020)
Anchorage Municipality locator map
Location of Anchorage Municipality on Alaska map.
Anchorage on an April evening image
Anchorage on an April evening
Anchorage on an April evening image

Geography

Anchorage Municipality is located at 61°10'0"N 149°15'2"W (61.1666700, -149.2505600).

Anchorage Municipality map

The largest city of Anchorage Municipality is Anchorage with a population of 294,356. Other cities include, Eagle River population 24,793 and Girdwood population 2,250. See all Anchorage Municipality cities & populated places.

Anchorage Municipality Populated Places

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

City Name Population Title
Anchorage 294,356 City in Alaska, United States
Eagle River 24,793 Community in Alaska, USA
Girdwood 2,250 City in United States of America

    Austin Quinn-Davidson ,

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

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Anchorage Municipality decreased by 1.65% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1990 226,338 - estimation process
2000 260,283 13.04%
2010 291,826 10.81% census
2011 296,197 1.48% estimation process
2012 298,255 0.69% estimation process
2013 301,142 0.96% estimation process
2014 299,893 -0.42% estimation process
2015 297,547 -0.79% estimation process
2016 297,249 -0.1% estimation process
2017 294,338 -0.99% estimation process
2018 290,521 -1.31% estimation process
2019 288,000 -0.88% estimation process
2020 287,095 -0.32% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,460
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,757
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -2.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 11,020
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,751
People under 5 years old, percentage : 2.4%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 14.6%
People over 65 (%) : 20.0%
Female persons, % : 55.2%
White only, percent : 19.3%
Black or African American alone, percent : 77.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.0%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 18.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 681
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.7%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.3%

Anchorage, Anchorage Borough, Anchorage Municipality, Municipalite d'Anchorage, Municipalité d'Anchorage

Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 43.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $102,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,165
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $491
2015-2019 median gross rent : $826
2015-2019 Households : 5,589
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 1.89
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 6.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 73.6%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 13.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.9%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 63.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.8%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,098
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 13,005
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 525,572
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 145,471
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,671
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 22.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $46,485
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $29,133
Percentage of people living in poverty : 16.0%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 808
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 452
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 263
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 423
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 312
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 96
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 663
2010 population per square mile : 2,370.9
2010 land area in square miles : 4.53

Alaska Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Anchorage 294,356 City in Alaska, United States
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 110,213 Borough in Alaska, United States
Fairbanks North Star Borough 95,651 Borough in Alaska, United States
Kenai Peninsula Borough 59,414 Borough in Alaska, United States
Juneau 31,974 City in and state capital of Alaska, United States
Juneau City and Borough 31,849 City in and state capital of Alaska, United States
Fairbanks 30,696 City in Alaska, USA
Eagle River 24,793 Community in Alaska, USA
Badger 19,482 Census-designated place in Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
Bethel Census Area 18,437 Census area in Alaska, United States
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 13,747 Borough in Alaska, United States
Kodiak Island Borough 12,992 Borough in Alaska, United States
College 12,964 Census-designated place in Alaska, United States
Wasilla 11,099 City in Alaska, USA
Nome Census Area 9,909 Census area in Alaska, United States
North Slope Borough 9,294 Borough in Alaska, United States