Statistic Anchorage Alaska National
Population 292,090 731,545 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 171 1 91
Median age 33.9 33.6 37.7
Male/Female ratio 1.0:1 1.1:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 53% 53% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 48% 48% 43%
Speak English 82% 84% 79%
Speak Spanish 5% 4% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Anchorage is 17012% higher than Alaska
  • The median age in Anchorage is 1% higher than Alaska
  • In Anchorage 61.19% of the population is White
  • In Anchorage 5.31% of the population is Black
  • In Anchorage 9.82% of the population is Asian

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      Anchorage population breakdown by race

      Race Anchorage Alaska National
      White 61.19% 65.62% 73.35%
      Black 5.31% 3.32% 12.63%
      Asian 9.82% 6.00% 5.22%
      American Indian 7.50% 14.06% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 2.85% 1.20% 0.18%
      Mixed race 10.97% 8.46% 3.06%
      Other race 2.36% 1.34% 4.75%
      In Anchorage, 9.4% 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 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).