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The Anchor Point CDP(1) had a population of 2,048 as of July 1, 2021.

The primary coordinate point for Anchor Point is located at latitude 59.7767 and longitude -151.8314 in Kenai Peninsula Borough. The formal boundaries for the Anchor Point Census Designated Place 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 144 feet.

The Anchor Point Census Designated Place 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.


  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Anchor Point, AK Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2021)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,048 (100%)
Population in Households 2,048 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,578 (77.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 22
Diversity Index2 28
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,859
Average Household Income $75,550
% of Income for Mortgage4 15%
Per Capita Income $32,783
Wealth Index5 87
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 1,348 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 728 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 177 (13.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 443 (32.9%)
Median Home Value $199,206
Average Home Value $286,710
Housing Affordability Index3 166
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 905
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 553
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 0.53% 0.31%
Households 0.66% 0.39%
Families 0.58% 0.25%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.49%
Owner Occupied HU   0.49%

Anchor Point, AK - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anchor Point to the other 353 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 Density # 151 58th
Median Household Income # 124 65th
Housing Affordability Index # 250 71st
Per Capita Income # 98 73rd
Diversity Index # 237 33rd

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