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Alaska




Anchorage (municipality), Alaska

   People QuickFactsAnchorageAlaska
Population, 2003 estimate 270,951648,818
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2003 4.1%3.5%
Population, 2000 260,283626,932
Population, percent change, 1990 to 2000 15.0%14.0%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 2000 7.7%7.6%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 2000 29.1%30.4%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 2000 5.5%5.7%
Female persons, percent, 2000 49.4%48.3%
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)72.2%69.3%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)5.8%3.5%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)7.3%15.6%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)5.5%4.0%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a)0.9%0.5%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)2.2%1.6%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 2000 6.0%5.4%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 5.7%4.1%
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000, pct 5 yrs old & over 41.6%46.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2000 8.2%5.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2000 13.6%14.3%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 2000 90.3%88.3%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 2000 28.9%24.7%
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2000 19.519.6
 
Housing units, 2000 100,368260,978
Homeownership rate, 2000 60.1%62.5%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000 $160,700$144,200
 
Households, 2000 94,822221,600
Persons per household, 2000 2.672.74
Median household income, 1999 $55,546$51,571
Per capita money income, 1999 $25,287$22,660
Persons below poverty, percent, 1999 7.3%9.4%
   Business QuickFactsAnchorageAlaska
Wholesale trade sales, 1997 ($1000) 1,989,0872,989,820
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000) 3,114,8746,251,372
Retail sales per capita, 1997 $12,392$10,268
Accommodation and foodservices sales, 1997 ($1000) 573,9551,065,459
Total number of firms, 1997 24,63364,134
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 12.9%16.7%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 1997 29.7%25.9%
   Geography QuickFactsAnchorageAlaska
Land area, 2000 (square miles) 1,697571,951
Persons per square mile, 2000 153.41.1
FIPS Code 0300002
Counties



(a) Includes persons reporting only one race.
(b) Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in applicable race categories.

FN: Footnote on this item for this area in place of data
NA: Not available
D: Suppressed to avoid disclosure of confidential information
X: Not applicable
S: Suppressed; does not meet publication standards
Z: Value greater than zero but less than half unit of measure shown
F: Fewer than 100 firms


Source U.S. Census Bureau: State and County QuickFacts. Data derived from Population Estimates, 2000 Census of Population and Housing, 1990 Census of Population and Housing, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, County Business Patterns, 1997 Economic Census, Minority- and Women-Owned Business, Building Permits, Consolidated Federal Funds Report, Census of Governments
Last Revised: Friday, 12-Jan-2007 16:03:33 EST

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