Anchorage, AK 99515 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 99515: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Anchorage, AK 99515

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Borough: Anchorage Borough
  • Centroid: Latitude 61.121, Longitude -149.893
  • Time Zone: Alaska Time Zone (UTC -9 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 753
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 8,181
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,022
    • Single Family Addresses: 7,159

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

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Anchorage, AK 99515 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,993
Daytime Population: Workers 11,256
Daytime Population: Residents 10,774
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 22,030
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 22,828
Population in Familes 19,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 165
Population Density2 2,347
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $96,513
Average Household Income $117,613
Per Capita Income $41,878


Total Housing Units 8,388 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,129 (73.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,011 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 248 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $323,631
Average Home Value $362,412


Total Households 8,140
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 5,893
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 0.25% 0.23%
Households 0.17% 0.15%
Families -0.04% 0.01%
Median Household Income   1.2%
Per Capita Income   2.05%

Anchorage, AK 99515 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 99515 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 # 12 95th
Population Density # 5 98th
Diversity Index # 40 84th
Median Household Income # 4 99th
Per Capita Income # 18 93rd

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