Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Population 2019

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska's estimated population is 294,356 with a growth rate of -1.02% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Anchorage Municipality, Alaska is the largest county in Alaska.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2017294,356-3,020-1.02%
2016297,376-642-0.22%
2015298,018-2,278-0.76%
2014300,296-785-0.26%
2013301,0812,5610.86%
2012298,5202,2290.75%
2011296,2912,9211.00%
2010293,37067,03229.62%
1990226,33851,90729.76%
1980174,43149,88940.06%
1970124,54241,70950.35%
196082,8330.00%

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Population Growth

Population Data via

Population by Race

Race Population
White189,826
Two or More Races29,015
Asian27,815
American Indian and Alaska Native21,682
Black or African American16,335
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander7,069
Some Other Race6,483

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table B03002

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Population Pyramid 2019

5,00010,00015,000 Male Population5,00010,00015,000 Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Median Age

33.1


Total

32.3


Male

33.9


Female

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Adults

There are 224,364 adults, (28,148 of whom are seniors) in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska.

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Age Dependency

52

Age Dependency Ratio

14.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Sex Ratio

Female

145,914

48.93%

Male

152,311

51.07%

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Households and Families

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1101

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married73.1%26.9%
All60.1%39.9%
Male49.4%50.6%
Non Family47.2%52.8%
Female46.8%53.2%

60.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All106,0122.7460.1
Married52,4563.3873.1
Non Family35,2551.447.2
Female12,4453.3946.8
Male5,8563.6449.4

3.27

Average Family Size

2.74

Average Household Size

7.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.5%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Households

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Education

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade5,2752.74%
9th to 12th Grade7,4723.89%
High School Graduate45,68523.76%
Some College50,62626.33%
Associates Degree16,7638.72%
Bachelors Degree42,21621.95%
Graduate Degree24,27312.62%

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White126,220122,40452,996
Asian17,18313,5634,530
Hispanic13,24711,5342,639
Native American12,68110,7981,667
Multiple Races11,66810,9902,672
Black9,8948,9352,009
Other Race3,7403,062475
Islander3,5473,105360

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 96.98%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 41.99%.

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$48,276$54,841$41,245
Less Than High School$27,508$31,338$22,329
High School Grad$38,856$44,366$30,778
Some College$42,643$50,561$36,560
Bachelors Degree$59,570$72,999$50,338
Graduate Degree$78,145$94,563$68,496

$48,276

Average Earnings

$54,841

Average Male

$41,245

Average Female

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Language

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Language by Age

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Language

82.79% of Anchorage Municipality, Alaska residents speak only English, while 17.21% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is Asian, which is spoken by 8.26% of the population.

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Poverty

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White172,8578,5424.94%
Asian27,5533,60113.07%
Native20,3133,15315.52%
Multiple28,1712,6739.49%
Black15,5862,52616.21%
Hispanic25,4502,4759.72%
Islander6,8941,15416.74%
Other6,17584313.65%

8.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.20%

Male Poverty Rate

9.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska

The race most likely to be in poverty in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska is Islander, with 16.74% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska is White, with 4.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.30%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.28%.

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
Less Than High School18.64%
High School9.94%
Some College5.23%
Bachelors or Greater2.30%

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed23.19%
Male Unemployed21.53%
Female Employed4.64%
Male Employed3.00%

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Income

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$82,271$105,010
Families$94,913$117,167
Married Families$112,303$133,678
Non Families$56,170$74,077

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Marital Status

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Marital Status

Marriage Rates

48.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

49.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Married by Age and Sex

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35To44.

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Marital Status by Race


Data via US Census (2017 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S1201

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Veterans

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Veterans by War

27,842

Number of Veterans

23,661

Male Veterans

4,181

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Second Gulf War9,830
First Gulf War8,454
Vietnam7,982
Korea953
World War II639

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
35 to 548,916
55 to 645,787
18 to 345,513
65 to 745,046
75+2,580

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White21,58914.79%
Black2,17219.34%
Hispanic1,4539.18%
2 or More1,4459.54%
Indian1,1267.43%
Asian8414.21%
Hawaiian4019.27%
Other2686.13%

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Veterans by Education

3.43%

Veteran Poverty Rate

22.95%

Veteran Disability Rate

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Employment Status

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Employment by Age

73.5%

Labor Force Participation

65.9%

Employment Rate

5.8%

Unemployment Rate

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Employment by Race

Anchorage Municipality, Alaska Employment by Education

Population of Cities in Anchorage Municipality, Alaska

City 2010 Census 2016 Estimated Growth Growth Rate
Anchorage29182629819263662.18%
Data Sources
  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990