Anchorage demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)175191
Median age32.833.637.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)52%53%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1848%48%43%
Speak English82%84%79%
Speak Spanish5%4%13%
Anchorage, AK has a population of 299,321 and is the 64th largest city in the United States. The population density is 175 per sq mi which is 15846% higher than the Alaska average and 94% higher than the national average. The median age in Anchorage is 33 which is approximately 2% lower than the Alaska average of 34. In Anchorage, 52% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 82% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 37% of Anchorage residents were born in Alaska, 50% were born out of state, 3% were born outside of the United States and 10% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Anchorage is 15846% higher than Alaska.
  • The median age in Anchorage is 2% lower than Alaska.
  • In Anchorage 64.26% of the population is White.
  • In Anchorage 5.66% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Anchorage 8.94% of the population is Asian.

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Anchorage population breakdown by race

Black or African American5.66%3.32%12.63%
American Indian7.00%14.06%0.82%
Native Hawaiian2.27%1.20%0.18%
Mixed race9.81%8.46%3.06%
Other race2.07%1.34%4.75%
In Anchorage, 8.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Anchorage, AK demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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