Anchorage SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
8.5
Commute
8.5

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Anchorage, Alaska Info Snack

Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) (Dena'ina Athabascan: Dgheyaytnu) is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. state of Alaska. With an estimated 298,192 residents in 2016, it is Alaska's most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the state's total population; among the 50 states, only New York has a higher percentage of residents who live in its most populous city. All together, the Anchorage metropolitan area, which combines Anchorage with the neighboring Matanuska-Susitna Borough, had a population of 401,635 in 2016, which accounts for more than half of the state's population.
Population
299,321
Unemployment
6.0%
Poverty
8.1%
Median Home
$298,000
Median Income
$80,862
Median Rent
$1,231

2 Reviews & Comments About Anchorage

Overall User Rating
5.0
/5

08/20/2018

It's known place for its diverse terrain of open spaces, mountains and forests, with abundant wildlife and many small towns. Its a destination for outdoor activities like skiing, mountain biking and kayaking. I had a great experience at there.

Very good experience.


08/27/2018

Loved it in Anchorage, we lived just about a mile in from the ocean and about half a mile to the base of the mountains and start going up. The view was fantastic. In the winter we would get lots of snow and go snow skiing and snowmobile riding. In the summer we did a lot of fishing and hunting.

The winter was the best time of the year because of all the snow. My family and I would go to the ski resort almost every weekend and go skiing. I had a snowmobile so everyday after school I would jump on my snowmobile and go riding with my friends.

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Population over time in Anchorage

Year Population % Change
2016 299,321 0.1%
2015 299,107 0.3%
2014 298,178 1.0%
2013 295,237 1.3%
2012 291,470 1.4%
2011 287,390 1.1%
2010 284,267 -

Crime in Anchorage Per 100k

Crime Anchorage AK USA
Violent Crime 1203.3 829.0 382.9
Murder 9.1 8.4 5.3
Robbery 262.7 128.5 98.0
Aggravated Assault 799.5 575.4 248.9
Property Crime 5415.8 3542.1 2362.0
Burglary 748.2 563.8 430.4
Larceny 3619.7 2402.7 1694.0
Car Theft 1048.0 575.6 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Anchorage

White
59.8% (179,128)
African American
5.3% (15,902)
American Indian
6.7% (20,098)
Asian
8.8% (26,350)
Hawaiian
2.2% (6,681)
Other
0.2% (552)
Two Or More
8.2% (24,519)
Hispanic
8.7% (26,091)
Race Anchorage AK USA
White 59.8% 62.0% 60.6%
African American 5.3% 3.1% 10.4%
American Indian 6.7% 13.7% 0.7%
Asian 8.8% 5.9% 4.3%
Hawaiian 2.2% 1.2% 0.1%
Other 0.2% 0.2% 3.9%
Two Or More 8.2% 7.4% 2.5%
Hispanic 8.7% 6.7% 17.3%

Household Income For Anchorage, Alaska

Less than $10,000
2.8% (8,380)
$10,000 to $14,999
2.7% (8,081)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.9% (17,659)
$25,000 to $34,999
6.2% (18,557)
$35,000 to $49,999
11.1% (33,224)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.4% (52,081)
$75,000 to $99,999
14.5% (43,401)
$100,000 to $149,999
20.6% (61,660)
$150,000 to $199,999
9.9% (29,632)
$200,000 or more
8.8% (26,340)
Income Anchorage AK USA
Less than $10,000 2.8% 3.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 2.7% 3.4% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.9% 7.1% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 6.2% 7.0% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 11.1% 11.4% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.4% 17.9% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 14.5% 14.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 20.6% 19.2% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 9.9% 8.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 8.8% 6.8% 5.7%

Gender in Anchorage

Female
49.0% (146,640)
Male
51.0% (152,680)
Gender Anchorage AK USA
Female 49.0% 47.7% 50.8%
Male 51.0% 52.3% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Anchorage for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.8% (8,401)
9-12th Grade
3.9% (11,697)
High School / GED
24.0% (71,701)
Some College
26.5% (79,411)
Associate's Degree
8.5% (25,447)
Bachelor's Degree
21.7% (64,908)
Master's Degree
8.8% (26,407)
Professional Degree
2.5% (7,619)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (3,726)
Education Anchorage AK USA
< 9th Grade 2.8% 2.7% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 3.9% 4.9% 7.4%
High School / GED 24.0% 27.7% 27.5%
Some College 26.5% 27.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.5% 8.3% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 21.7% 18.4% 18.8%
Master's Degree 8.8% 7.5% 8.2%
Professional Degree 2.5% 1.8% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 1.1% 1.3%

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