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Anchor Point, Alaska - Basic Facts

The Anchor Point Census Designated Place had a population of 2,009 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Anchor Point is located at latitude 59.7474 and longitude -151.6957 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Anchor Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 91.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.21 sq. miles. Kenai Peninsula Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Anchor Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2418770) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Anchor Point Census Designated Place is located within the Kenai-Cook Inlet Census Subarea of Kenai Peninsula Borough. Census subareas are statistical subdivisions of the county equivalents used in Alaska (boroughs, city and boroughs, municipalities, and census areas) and are the statistical equivalent of Micro Civil Divisions (MCDs) used in other states.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anchor Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Anchor Point, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,009
Population in Households 2,009
Population in Familes 1,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 22
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 863
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 532
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,278 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 698 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 165 (12.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 415 (32.5%)
Median Home Value $198,585
Average Home Value $239,004


Median Household Income $50,626
Average Household Income $61,523
Per Capita Income $25,953
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.64% 0.49%
Households 0.43% 0.37%
Families 0.43% 0.22%
Median Household Income   0.71%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

Anchor Point, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anchor Point to the other 354 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 50 86th
Population Density1 # 153 57th
Diversity Index2 # 242 31st
Median Household Income # 151 58th
Per Capita Income # 167 53rd

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