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Anderson, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Anderson is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Denali Borough at latitude 64.3083 and longitude -149.1632. Denali Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 515 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Anderson, but most people and references simply refer to it as Anderson, Alaska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Anderson indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Anderson (see map below) encompass a land area of 43.74 sq. miles and a water area of 3.54 sq. miles.

City of Anderson, AK Boundary Map

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Anderson, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 254
Population in Households 235
Population in Familes 194
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density1 6
Diversity Index2 31
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 95
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 65
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 152 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (11.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (37.5%)
Median Home Value $342,857
Average Home Value $559,615
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $61,983
Average Household Income $69,113
Per Capita Income $27,846
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.76% 0.78%
Households 1.28% 0.83%
Families 0.0% 0.61%
Median Household Income   1.53%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Anderson, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anderson to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 178 50th
Population Density1 # 237 34th
Diversity Index2 # 195 45th
Median Household Income # 71 80th
Per Capita Income # 134 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Alaska Census Data Comparison Tool.