Businesses in Anchorage, Alaska

Industries

Business Distribution by Industry
 Medical: 15.7%
 Shopping: 14.3%
 Professional Services: 13.3%
 Industry: 9.1%
 Home Services: 8.4%
 Restaurants: 5.7%
 Other: 33.5%
Industry DescriptionNumber of EstablishmentsAverage Age of BusinessAverage Google RatingBusinesses per 1,000 residents
Car repair54329.5 years4.11.9
Beauty salons35622.6 years4.11.3
Hairdressers32822.9 years4.11.2
Public administration59027.5 years3.62.1
Social work53828.3 years3.81.9
Finance other25043.6 years3.70.9
Loan companies42447.7 years4.11.5
Grocery stores and supermarkets28228 years3.91.0
General contractors98927.5 years4.33.5
Other construction49128.3 years4.41.8
Real estate82627.5 years3.93.0
Other accommodation39627.6 years3.91.4
All membership organizations28231.1 years4.11.0
Construction of buildings71228.7 years4.22.5
Other membership organizations47431.5 years4.21.7
Dentists43828.7 years4.81.6
Health and medical3,92926.3 years4.014.1
Hospitals31032.7 years3.61.1
Physicians and surgeons1,03326.7 years3.73.7
Accountants42428.3 years3.61.5
Advertising and marketing26523.7 years4.30.9
Corporate management85523.1 years4.23.1
Lawyers legal81926.6 years4.32.9
Scientific and technical services68322.7 years4.42.4
Specialized design28420.8 years4.41.0
Technical construction services44428.3 years4.51.6
Churches31735.3 years4.71.1
Clothing stores29427.4 years4.11.1
Electronics stores38328.4 years3.91.4
Pharmacies and drug stores25037.6 years4.00.9
Shopping other37831 years4.11.4
Area of Anchorage, Alaska1,968.6 sq mi
Population279,607
Male Population141,937 (50.8%)
Female Population137,671 (49.2%)
Population change from 1975 to 2015 +60%
Population change from 2000 to 2015 +16.9%
Median Age33
Male Median Age32.3
Female Median Age33.7
Area Codes907
NeighborhoodsAbbott Loop, Airport Heights Community Council, Bayshore / Klatt, Downtown, Midtown, Mountain View, North Star, Northeast Anchorage, Sand Lake, Spenard, Taku / Campbell, U-MED District
Local TimeThursday 11:52 PM
TimezoneAlaska Daylight Time
Weather55.8°F clear sky
Lat & Lng61.21806° / -149.90028°
Zip Codes9950199502995049950699507More

Anchorage, Alaska - Map

Anchorage, Alaska Population

Years 1975 to 2015
Data1975199020002015
Population174,714215,326239,190279,607
Population Density88.7 / mi²109.4 / mi²121.5 / mi²142.0 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Anchorage, Alaska Population change from 2000 to 2015

Increase of 16.9% from year 2000 to 2015
LocationChange since 1975Change since 1990Change since 2000
Anchorage, Alaska+60%+29.9%+16.9%
Alaska+50.7%+27.9%+13.5%
United States+46.9%+27.2%+13.7%
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Anchorage, Alaska Median Age

Median Age: 33 years
LocationMedian AgeMedian Age (Female)Median Age (Male)
Anchorage, Alaska33 years33.7 years32.3 years
Alaska34 years34.1 years33.9 years
United States37.4 years38.7 years36.1 years
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Anchorage, Alaska Population Tree

Population By Age and Gender
AgeMaleFemaleTotal
Under 510,83710,12020,958
5-910,0259,61919,645
10-149,8399,48819,328
15-1910,4469,70720,154
20-2412,71411,02623,740
25-2912,47511,68024,155
30-3410,0459,68519,730
35-399,3559,31618,672
40-449,4229,07018,493
45-4910,48910,63221,121
50-5410,52810,54621,075
55-599,3738,95418,328
60-646,8956,57513,470
65-694,0794,0648,143
70-742,2822,5754,858
75-791,4981,9353,434
80-849611,3832,344
85 Plus6731,2941,968
Sources: CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)

Anchorage, Alaska Population Density

Population Density: 142.0 / mi²
LocationPopulationAreaPopulation Density
Anchorage, Alaska279,6071,968.6 sq mi142.0 / mi²
Alaska600,952665,387.1 sq mi0.9 / mi²
United States321.6 million3,796,761.2 sq mi84.7 / mi²
Sources: JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid

Anchorage, Alaska Historical and Projected Population

Estimated Population from 1860 to 2100
Sources:
1. JRC (European Commission's Joint Research Centre) work on the GHS built-up grid
2. CIESIN (Center for International Earth Science Information Network)
3. [Link] Klein Goldewijk, K., Beusen, A., Doelman, J., and Stehfest, E.: Anthropogenic land use estimates for the Holocene – HYDE 3.2, Earth Syst. Sci. Data, 9, 927–953, https://doi.org/10.5194/essd-9-927-2017, 2017.

Neighborhoods

Business Distribution by neighborhood in Anchorage, Alaska
 Midtown: 11.1%
 Downtown: 9.8%
 Taku / Campbell: 9.1%
 U-MED District: 8.4%
 Spenard: 6.1%
 Bayshore / Klatt: 5.9%
 Abbott Loop: 5.6%
 North Star: 5.4%
 Other: 38.7%

Business distribution by price for Anchorage, Alaska

 Moderate: 52%
 Inexpensive: 30.3%
 Expensive: 13.2%
 Very Expensive: 4.5%

Human Development Index (HDI)

Statistic composite index of life expectancy, education, and per capita income.
Sources: [Link] Kummu, M., Taka, M. & Guillaume, J. Gridded global datasets for Gross Domestic Product and Human Development Index over 1990–2015. Sci Data 5, 180004 (2018) doi:10.1038/sdata.2018.4

Anchorage, Alaska CO2 Emissions

Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emissions Per Capita in Tonnes Per Year
LocationCO2 EmissionsCO2 Emissions Per CapitaCO2 Emissions Intensity
Anchorage, Alaska5,223,505 t18.7 t2,653 t/mi²
Alaska9,533,510 t15.9 t14.3 t/mi²
United States5,664,619,809 t17.6 t1,491 t/mi²
Sources: [Link] Moran, D., Kanemoto K; Jiborn, M., Wood, R., Többen, J., and Seto, K.C. (2018) Carbon footprints of 13,000 cities. Environmental Research Letters DOI: 10.1088/1748-9326/aac72a

Anchorage, Alaska CO2 Emissions

2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year)5,223,505 t
2013 CO2 emissions (tonnes/year) per capita18.7 t
2013 CO2 emissions intensity (tonnes/mi²/year)

Natural Hazards Risk

Relative risk out of 10
LandslideHigh (9)
FloodHigh (8)
EarthquakeHigh (8)
* Risk, particularly concerning flood or landslide, may not be for the entire area.
Sources:
1. Dilley, M., R.S. Chen, U. Deichmann, A.L. Lerner-Lam, M. Arnold, J. Agwe, P. Buys, O. Kjekstad, B. Lyon, and G. Yetman. 2005. Natural Disaster Hotspots: A Global Risk Analysis. Washington, D.C.: World Bank. https://doi.org/10.1596/0-8213-5930-4.
2. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University, and Norwegian Geotechnical Institute - NGI. 2005. Global Landslide Hazard Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4P848VZ.
3. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Earthquake Hazard Distribution - Peak Ground Acceleration. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4BZ63ZS.
4. Center for Hazards and Risk Research - CHRR - Columbia University, Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN - Columbia University. 2005. Global Flood Hazard Frequency and Distribution. Palisades, NY: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC). https://doi.org/10.7927/H4668B3D.

Recent Nearby Earthquakes

Magnitude 3.0 and greater
DateTimeMagnitudeDistanceDepthLocationLink
5/19/1912:01 AM4.111.8 km46,300 m12km NNW of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
4/13/198:16 PM3.22.9 km40,500 m2km NE of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
3/24/1910:58 PM3.314.5 km38,100 m14km NNW of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
2/12/193:11 AM3.76.3 km45,600 m6km NNW of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
1/5/1910:25 AM3.23.4 km46,500 m3km N of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
1/3/197:22 AM3.610.7 km44,500 m10km N of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
1/2/197:16 AM4.210 km41,300 m10km NNW of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
12/31/187:03 PM59.3 km44,400 m9km NNW of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
12/31/186:23 AM3.114.1 km45,800 m14km NNW of Anchorage, Alaskausgs.gov
12/30/188:16 PM3.418.5 km47,700 m16km SSE of Big Lake, Alaskausgs.gov

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Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) is a unified home rule municipality in the U.S. State of Alaska. With an estimated 300,950 residents in 2013, it is Alaska's most populous city and contains more than 40 percent of the state..  ︎  Anchorage, Alaska Wikipedia Page

Zip Codes

Percentage of businesses by Zip Codes in Anchorage, Alaska
 Zip Code 99503: 19.3%
 Zip Code 99501: 17%
 Zip Code 99508: 15.7%
 Zip Code 99518: 8.6%
 Zip Code 99504: 8.3%
 Zip Code 99515: 8.3%
 Zip Code 99507: 8.2%
 Other: 14.6%

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