Anchorage, Alaska

Population 298,610

Anchorage is located in Anchorage Municipality, AK. The population is 298,610, making Anchorage the largest city in Anchorage Municipality and the largest city in the state of Alaska.

There are 83 public schools in Anchorage with an average Homefacts rating of B-. The total crime rate for Anchorage is very low , and there are 972 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Anchorage is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Anchorage property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Anchorage include Jber, Point MacKenzie and Eagle River.

Anchorage Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 6.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 57.4%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 36.6%

Crime Rate

54.49% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 532
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 216
  • Burglary: 588
  • Property Crime: 4
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

64.32% Higher than national avg.
  • 972 offenders in Anchorage
  • 32.55 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,985 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 7
  • Registered Polluters: 9
  • Superfunds: 50
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,919


Low 2.9%
  • Alaska unemployment average: 3.5%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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83 Public Schools view public schools

There are 83 K-12 public schools in Anchorage, AK and 15 private schools. Homefacts rates Anchorage's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.

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972 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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770 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Anchorage, AK issued 770 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 770 permits, 572 were issued for single family homes and 198 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Anchorage, AK issued 533 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 533 permits, 475 were issued for single family homes and 58 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $915
  • 1 Bedroom: $985
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,297
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,847
  • 4 Bedrooms: $2,223

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Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (98/129)
    Anchorage, AK has 75.97% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Anchorage, AK is a green zone.
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  • UV Index LOW 1.62 Average
    Anchorage, AK is a low risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 13.78°
  • February 20.5°
  • March 24.85°
  • April 36.93°
  • May 49.3°
  • June 56.84°
  • July 60.08°
  • August 57.14°
  • September 48.33°
  • October 34.62°
  • November 21.67°
  • December 16.3°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Anchorage, AK

Anchorage, AK has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Anchorage, AK has no risk of hurricanes.
Anchorage, AK has a very low risk of hail storms.
Anchorage, AK has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Anchorage, AK: $85,634


Unemployment in Anchorage is 2.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.5% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.32%
White Collar - 65.68%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Bill Walker
  • Sen. Lisa Murkowski
  • Sen. Daniel Sullivan

City Representatives

  • Don Young

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Nearest Major Airports

179 FCC Towers view all

2 Police Stations view all