anchorage Demographics
Educational Attainment
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Less than High School 5,011 3.0 % 6.6 %
High School Graduate 45,726 27.1 % 32.6 %
Some College 50,395 29.9 % 24.6 %
Bachelor’s Degree 41,798 24.8 % 22.5 %
Graduate or Professional Degree 25,847 15.3 % 13.7 %
High School Graduate or Higher 159,157 94.3 % 87.1 %
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 60,085 35.6 % 35.6 %
Age Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Population 298,695 - -
19 years old and under 80,690 27.0 % 25.6 %
20 to 44 years old 118,197 39.6 % 12.7 %
45 to 64 years old 72,356 24.2 % 12.7 %
65 years old and older 27,452 9.2 % 1.9 %
Language Spoken at Home
Number No. Area % Area National % National
English Only 226,241 91.7 % 84.6 %
Spanish 15,576 6.3 % 14.3 %
Other Languages 4,957 0 % 0 %
Marital Status
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Never Married 36,507 33.7 % 33.5 %
Married 53,066 49.0 % 50.5 %
Separated 3,118 2.9 % 2.6 %
Divorced 15,712 14.5 % 13.5 %
Census Housing Report
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Total Housing Units 114,911 - -
Occupied Housing Units 104,936 91.3 % 87.7 %
Vacant Housing Units 9,975 8.7 % 12.3 %
1-Unit, Detached 53,996 47.0 % 61.4 %
1-Unit, Attached 13,976 12.2 % 5.8 %
2-Units 6,910 6.0 % 3.7 %
3 to 4 Units 11,909 10.4 % 4.5 %
5 to 9 Units 8,939 7.8 % 4.8 %
10 to 19 Units 4,040 3.5 % 4.6 %
20 or More Units 8,709 7.6 % 8.8 %
Mobile Homes 6,299 5.5 % 6.3 %
Boat, RV, or Van 133 0.1 % 0.1 %
Built 1990 to 1999 12,795 11.1 % 14.0 %
Built 1980 to 1989 28,383 24.7 % 13.6 %
Built 1970 to 1979 33,221 28.9 % 15.5 %
Built 1960 to 1969 14,379 12.5 % 10.8 %
Built 1940 to 1959 9,212 8.0 % 15.6 %
Built 1939 or Earlier 364 0.3 % 13.0 %
Electric 15,670 13.6 % 33.5 %
Oil / Kerosene 2,553 2.2 % 4.4 %
Natural Gas 84,310 73.4 % 42.3 %
Tank or LP Gas 1,098 1.0 % 4.1 %
Wood 487 0.4 % 1.8 %
Other Fuel 483 0.4 % 0.4 %
None 335 0.3 % 1.0 %
Racial Breakdown
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Caucasian 188,025 70.8 % 75.5 %
African-American 18,385 6.9 % 13.1 %
Native American 19,466 7.3 % 0.8 %
Asian 29,106 11.0 % 5.6 %
Some Other Race 9,587 3.6 % 4.9 %
Economic Statistics
Number No. Area % Area National % National
Median Household Income 78,662 55,775
Median Family Income 94,419 68,260
Median Per Capita Income 39,389 29,979
Weather
  • Chance of Sunshine 35.71 %
  • Temperature 28.18 ℉
  • Rainfall 0.58 inches
  • Energy Demand
    [HDD] 44.45
    [CDD] 0
Earthquakes
Magnitude Probability
5.0 9.63 %
6.0 7.01 %
7.0 3.08 %
8.0 0.76 %
9.0 0.22 %
Moderate Risk Area
Public Information
Unemployment Information
Data sourced by HomeFacts.com