Anchorage Borough AK Information


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  1. Anchorage Borough 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates forAnchorage Borough (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
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Anchorage Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 299,100
Population in Households 291,173
Population in Familes 228,796
Population in Group Qrtrs 7,927
Population Density2 176
Diversity Index3 67


Median Household Income $81,617
Average Household Income $106,065
Per Capita Income $39,003


Total Housing Units 116,999 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 62,574 (53.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 46,939 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 7,486 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $333,943
Average Home Value $361,620


Total Households 109,513
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 71,080
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.27% -0.06%
Households 0.22% -0.11%
Families 0.08% -0.2%
Median Household Income   1.73%
Per Capita Income   1.81%


Anchorage Borough AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anchorage Borough to the other 29 boroughs / census areas (ca) and borough equivalents in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1 100th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 5 86th
Median Household Income # 4 90th
Per Capita Income # 6 83rd

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