Anchorage Borough AK Information


Anchorage Borough Subdivisions

Anchorage Borough AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 303,421
Population in Households 295,295
Population in Familes 231,983
Population in Group Qrtrs 8,126
Population Density1 178
Diversity Index2 66


Median Household Income $82,538
Average Household Income $105,203
Per Capita Income $39,068


Total Housing Units 116,875 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 65,544 (56.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 44,805 (38.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 6,526 ( 5.6%)
Median Home Value $324,060
Average Home Value $358,916


Total Households 110,349
Average Household Size 2.68
Family Households 71,467
Average Family Size 3
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  2. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.39%
Households 0.34% 0.35%
Families 0.16% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.32%


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, 2018 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 # 5 86th

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