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Anchorage County, Alaska

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Population:

  • Total Population: 260,283
  • Males: 131,672
  • Females: 128,611

Ethnicity:

  • White: 181,919
  • Black/African American: 14,498
  • Hispanic: 14,738
  • Native American/Eskimo: 18,180
  • Asian: 14,068
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 1,982
  • Other: 569
  • 2 or more: 14,329

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (207,820)
  2. Spanish (9,580)
  3. Tagalog (3,575)
  4. Korean (3,460)
  5. German (1,825)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 21,278

  1. Philippines (3,578)
  2. Korea (3,070)
  3. Mexico (1,669)
  4. Canada (1,291)
  5. Laos (971)
  6. Germany (930)
  7. Thailand (794)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (23,017)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (12,069)
  3. Orthodox Church in America: Territorial Dioceses (9,631)
  4. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (8,203)
  5. Independent, Non-Charismatic Churches (6,000)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 62,690
    • Sensory: 10,707
    • Physical: 14,924
    • Mental: 11,076
    • Self-care: 4,796
    • Go outside home: 9,975
    • Employment: 13,807

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 1,719

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 94,822
    • Utility gas: 79,128
    • Bottled or LP gas: 860
    • Electricity: 12,405
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 939
    • Coal or Coke: 35
    • Wood: 249
    • Solar Energy: 9
    • Other fuel: 625
    • No fuel used: 572

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 171,228
    • No vehicle: 9,579
    • 1 or more vehicle: 161,649

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 1,316
    • No High School: 3,597
    • Some High School: 10,609
    • High School: 38,741
    • Some College: 46,789
    • Associate's Degree: 12,639
    • College Degree: 29,865
    • Master's Degree: 11,167
    • Professional Degree: 3,732
    • Doctoral Degree: 1,476

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 94,822
    • Owners with phone: 56,830
    • Owners without phone: 103
    • Renters with phone: 37,202
    • Renters without phone: 687

    10 closest counties:

    1. Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska
    2. Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska
    3. Denali Borough, Alaska
    4. Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska
    5. Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska
    6. Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska
    7. Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska
    8. Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska
    9. Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska
    10. Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    99501, 99502, 99503, 99504, 99505, 99506, 99507, 99508, 99509, 99510, 99511, 99512, 99513, 99514, 99515, 99516, 99517, 99518, 99519, 99520, 99521, 99522, 99523, 99524, 99540, 99567, 99577, 99587, 99599, 99695

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KYES (76 TV) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KAKM (174 TV) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KTVA (198 TV) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KEUL (88.9 FM) GIRDWOOD, AK
    • KJLP (88.9 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KATB (89.3 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KWVK (89.5 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KRAW (90.1 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KNBA (90.3 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KWMD (90.5 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KSKA (91.1 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KAFC (93.7 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KXLR (95.9 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KYSC (96.9 FM) CHUGIAK, AK
    • KLEF (98.1 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KRXX (101.1 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KMXS (103.1 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KNIK-FM (105.7 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KWHL (106.5 FM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KVOK (560 AM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KBYR (700 AM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KCBF (820 AM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • KUDO (1080 AM) ANCHORAGE, AK
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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