Anchorage, AK 99508 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99508: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Anchorage, AK 99508

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Borough: Anchorage Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 61.201, Longitude -149.816
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 841
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 12,959
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 5,314
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,645

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

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Anchorage, AK 99508 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 37,617
Daytime Population: Workers 24,849
Daytime Population: Residents 20,133
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 44,982
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 36,276
Population in Familes 27,038
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,341
Population Density2 5,008
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $57,947
Average Household Income $80,732
Per Capita Income $29,755


Total Housing Units 14,074 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,125 (43.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,182 (51.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 767 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $246,310
Average Home Value $255,437


Total Households 13,307
Average Household Size 2.73
Family Households 7,885
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 0.49% 0.38%
Households 0.28% 0.27%
Families -0.03% 0.06%
Median Household Income   2.02%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Anchorage, AK 99508 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99508 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 # 4 99th
Population Density # 1 100th
Diversity Index # 5 98th
Median Household Income # 78 67th
Per Capita Income # 94 60th

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