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Anderson, Alaska - Basic Facts

The City of Anderson had a population of 247 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Anderson is located at latitude 64.3083 and longitude -149.1632 in Denali Borough. 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. Denali Borough is in the Alaska time zone (GMT -9). The elevation is 515 feet.

The City of Anderson (GNIS ID: 2419355) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Anderson is located within the Denali Census Subarea of Denali 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 Anderson population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 247
Population in Households 228
Population in Familes 187
Population in Group Qrtrs 19
Population Density2 6
Diversity Index3 33


Median Household Income $56,044
Average Household Income $76,758
Per Capita Income $32,513


Total Housing Units 153 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 77 (50.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 7.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (41.8%)
Median Home Value $112,500
Average Home Value $119,872


Total Households 89
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 61
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.05% 0.08%
Households -0.14% 0.0%
Families -0.77% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.13%
Per Capita Income   1.62%

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, 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 # 178 50th
Population Density # 236 34th
Diversity Index # 196 45th
Median Household Income # 136 62nd
Per Capita Income # 103 71st

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