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Anchorage Residents

Diversity
A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Population
296,112
Unemployment Rate
4.1%
Poverty Rate
9.1%
Non-Citizens
4%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the people who live in your area?
Based on 47 responses
  • Active
    38%
  • Friendly
    32%
  • diverse
    19%
  • Judgemental
    4%
  • Family oriented
    2%
  • harmony
    2%
  • Impersonal.
    2%

Anchorage Demographics

Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    13%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    35%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    6%
    13%
Racial Diversity
  • White
    58%
  • Asian
    9%
  • Hispanic
    9%
  • Two or more races
    8%
  • American Indian or Alaska native
    7%
  • African American
    5%
  • Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
    2%
  • Other race
    0%
Gender
  • Male
    51%
  • Female
    49%
Age
  • <10 years
    14%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    10%

Income

Median Household Income
$83,280
National
$55,322
Household Income Brackets
  • <$25k
    11%
  • $25-$44k
    13%
  • $45-$74k
    21%
  • $75-$149k
    34%
  • $150k+
    21%
Median Individual Income
$37,105
National
$27,419
Individual Income Brackets
  • <$15k
    24%
  • $15-$34k
    24%
  • $35-$64k
    25%
  • $65k+
    28%

Community

Poll
53%
of residents say there is a good sense of community.47 responses
Poll
67%
of people say LGBT residents are somewhat accepted.48 responses
Poll
What is the most helpful tip for a new resident to know before moving to your area?
Based on 47 responses
  • Go outdoor as much as possible
    34%
  • Watch for wildlife
    32%
  • Bears are known to come around.
    15%
  • Be friendly to others
    6%
  • Get to know your neighbors
    4%
  • Be considerate where others are concerned.
    2%
  • Get involved in the community
    2%
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