About Anchorage, AK
Anchorage, AK is located in Anchorage County in the state of Alaska.
The total City Population for Anchorage is about 292,545 with about 66 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $326,355, which is roughly 29% higher than the Average Home Value of $230,425 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 42% higher than the National Average of $188,692.
The Median Income Per Household is about $88,871, which is roughly 22% higher than the Average Median Income Per Household of $69,317 for the state of Alaska, and roughly 35% higher higher than the National Average of $57,518.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 1.34
Male Population Estimate: 51.2%
Female Population Estimate: 48.8%
Median Age: 34.3
Male Median Age: 19.4
Female Median Age: 20.2
Racial Demographic Estimates
NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Anchorage specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Anchorage County: About 9.07012 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Anchorage County: About 1006.66 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Anchorage County is about 56% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 71% higher than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
The Unemployment Rate for Anchorage is about 5.4%.
Alaska is ranked #20 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 52.72 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 62.02
The average living wage for the state of Alaska is $31.66/hr, while the states minimum wage is $10.34/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Alaska a minimum wage score of 56.16 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $10.34/hr, which gives Alaska a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 100 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Alaska is $241.56, resulting in a UI benefit score of 63.83 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Alaska does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
✓ Alaska does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Alaska does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Alaska does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Alaska does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Alaska does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Alaska does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Alaska does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Alaska does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Alaska does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
✓ Alaska does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
✓ Alaska does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Alaska does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
✓ Alaska does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
✓ Alaska does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Alaska does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Alaska does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
✓ Alaska does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 99501, 99502, 99503, 99504, 99505, 99506, 99507, 99508, 99509, 99510, 99511, 99513, 99514, 99515, 99516, 99517, 99518, 99520, 99521, 99522, 99523, 99524, 99529, 99530, 99540, 99567, 99577, 99587, 99599 (29 Total Zip Codes)
TimeZone: Alaska (GMT -09:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 186.9 ft.
Area Code(s): 907