Anchorage, AK 99503 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99503: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Anchorage, AK 99503

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Borough: Anchorage Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 61.193, Longitude -149.888
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 1,999
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 6,421
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,564
    • Single Family Addresses: 2,857

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Anchorage, AK 99503 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,818
Daytime Population: Workers 31,486
Daytime Population: Residents 6,872
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 38,358
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 2.59
Population in Households 14,275
Population in Familes 9,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 543
Population Density2 4,460
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $47,669
Average Household Income $62,399
Per Capita Income $28,016


Total Housing Units 6,762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,811 (26.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,550 (67.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $251,672
Average Home Value $258,669


Total Households 6,361
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 2,879
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 0.41% 0.35%
Households 0.31% 0.28%
Families -0.1% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.74%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

Anchorage, AK 99503 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99503 to the other 232 ZIP Codes in Alaska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 19 92nd
Population Density # 2 100th
Diversity Index # 6 98th
Median Household Income # 128 45th
Per Capita Income # 105 55th

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