Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK

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Population
135,662
0.807% 1-year growth
US Senator
Lisa Murkowski
Republican Party
US Senator
Dan Sullivan
Republican Party
Median Age
31.1

Poverty Rate
12%

Median Household Income
$74,484
1.27% 1-year growth
Median Property Value
$295,300
0.408% 1-year growth
Number of Employees
65,414
2.33% 1-year decline

About

In 2018, Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK had a population of 136k people with a median age of 31.1 and a median household income of $74,484. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK grew from 134,576 to 135,662, a 0.807% increase and its median household income grew from $73,549 to $74,484, a 1.27% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are White (Non-Hispanic) (56.3%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (8.31%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.81%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (7.41%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (6.88%). 16.9% of the households in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 96.3% of the residents in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are Alaska Career College (265 degrees awarded in 2019).

In 2018, the median property value in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was $295,300, and the homeownership rate was 53%. Most people in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 19 minutes. The average car ownership in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was 2 cars per household.

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COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in Alaska (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

The most recent data point uses Advance State Claims data, which can be revised in subsequent weeks.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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-5.78%
Year-over-year decline
Employment change between November 2019 and November 2020

As of November 2020, there are 145M people employed in Alaska. This represents a -5.78% decrease in employment when compared to November 2019.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Alaska.

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Community Mobility

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Alaska went to Donald J. Trump with 51.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (36.6%), followed by Gary Johnson (5.88%). The most partisan county was N/A with N/A% of the vote going to N/A running for the N/A Party.

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing the state of Alaska. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is currently represented by Don Young in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Alaska
51.3% for the Republican Party

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in Alaska was N/A with N/A% of the vote going to N/A running for the N/A Party.

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US Senators from Alaska

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Lisa Murkowski
Senator from Alaska3
Assumed office on December 20, 2002
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of her father Frank Murkowski, who had become List of Governors of Alaska|Governor of Alaska.
Dan Sullivan
Senator from Alaska2
Assumed office on January 3, 2015

Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan are the senators currently representing Alaska.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Alaska over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK

Don Young
Alaska at-large Representative
Republican Party

Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is currently represented by Don Young (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Diversity

Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is home to a population of 136k people, from which 96.3% are citizens. As of 2018, 9.16% of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK residents were born outside of the country (12.4k people).

In 2018, there were 6.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.3k people) in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 10.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The most common foreign languages spoken in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are Spanish (5,863 speakers), Hmong (2,881 speakers), and Tagalog (Incl. Filipino) (2,710 speakers).

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    76.3k ± 1.36k
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    11.3k ± 1.13k
  3. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    10.6k ± 1.25k
9.72%
Hispanic Population
13.2k people

In 2018, there were 6.77 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (76.3k people) in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK than any other race or ethnicity. There were 11.3k Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 10.6k Asian (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

9.72% of the people in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are hispanic (13.2k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK as a share of the total population.

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Non-English Speakers

Most Common Languages
  1. Spanish
    5,863 speakers (4.7%)
  2. Hmong
    2,881 speakers (2.31%)
  3. Tagalog (Incl. Filipino)
    2,710 speakers (2.17%)

16.9% of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK citizens are speakers of a non-English language, which is lower than the national average of 21.9%. In 2018, the most common non-English language spoken in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was Spanish. 4.7% of the overall population of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are native Spanish speakers. 2.31% speak Hmong and 2.17% speak Spanish, the next two most common languages.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

9.16%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
12.4k people
8.52%
2016 Foreign-Born Population
11.5k people

As of 2018, 9.16% of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK residents (12.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was 8.52%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

30
Median Native-Born Age
± 0.4
44
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 2.8

In 2018, the median age of all people in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was 31.1. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 30, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are getting getting older. In 2017, the average age of all Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK residents was 31.

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Global Diversity

Most Common Origin
  1. Philippines
    2,442 ± 1,202 people
  2. Thailand
    1,552 ± 962 people
  3. Canada
    993 ± 771 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was Philippines, the natal country of 2,442 Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK residents, followed by Thailand with 1,552 and Canada with 993.

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Citizenship

96.3%
2018 Citizenship
96.2%
2017 Citizenship

As of 2018, 96.3% of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.2%. In 2017, the percentage of US citizens in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was 96.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Gulf War (2001-)
    6,198 ± 726
  2. Vietnam
    3,408 ± 378
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    2,157 ± 313

Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK has a large population of military personnel who served in Gulf War (2001-), 1.82 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is $74,484. In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK with a value of $88,386, followed by Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK and Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, with respective values of $77,097 and $73,805.

Males in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK have an average income that is 1.27 times higher than the average income of females, which is $52,323. The income inequality in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK (measured using the Gini index) is 0.424, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK employs 65.4k people. The largest industries in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are Restaurants & Food Services (4,564 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,062 people), and U. S. Air Force (3,511 people), and the highest paying industries are Oil & gas extraction ($169,874), Insurance carriers ($149,587), and Support activities for mining ($100,085).

Wages

Median Household Income

$74,484
2018 value
± $2,185
1.27%
1 Year Growth
± 4.75%

Households in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK have a median annual income of $74,484, which is more than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $73,549 in 2017, which represents a 1.27% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

$66,292
Average Male Salary in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK
± $7,534
$52,323
Average Female Salary in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK
± $6,514

In 2019, full-time male employees in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK made 1.27 times more than female employees.

This chart shows the gender-based wage disparity in the 5 most common occupations in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK by number of full-time employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK
  1. American Indian
    $65,636 ± $87,524
  2. White
    $59,122 ± $6,116
  3. Black
    $50,690 ± $15,577

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK workers was American Indian. These workers were paid 1.11 times more than White workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK.

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Wage Distribution

0.424
2019 Wage GINI in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK
0.426
2018 Wage GINI in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK

In 2019, the income inequality in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was 0.424 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.416% decline from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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In 2018, the PUMA with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was Anchorage Municipality (South) PUMA, AK with a value of $88,386, followed by Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK and Greater Fairbanks, Greater Juneau, Ketchikan Gateway Borough & Road-Connected Alaska PUMA, AK, with respective values of $77,097 and $73,805.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

12% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK (15.6k out of 130k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Females 6 - 11.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    5,251 ± 574
  2. Asian
    2,995 ± 439
  3. Native American
    2,322 ± 436

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is White, followed by Asian and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

65.4k
2019 Value
-2.33%
1 Year decline
± -2.33%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK declined at a rate of -2.33%, from 67k employees to 65.4k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, are Cashiers (1,908 people), Other managers (1,888 people), and Registered nurses (1,463 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, by number of employees, are Cashiers (1,908 people), Other managers (1,888 people), and Registered nurses (1,463 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK has an unusually high number of residents working as Explosives workers, ordnance handling experts, and blasters (37.4 times higher than expected), Petroleum, mining & geological engineers, including mining safety engineers (17 times), and Firstline enlisted military supervisors (15.9 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, by average salary, are Management analysts ($148,393), Project management specialists ($140,343), and Physicians ($134,828).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

65.4k
2019 Value
-2.33%
1 Year decline
± -2.33%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK declined at a rate of -2.33%, from 67k employees to 65.4k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,564 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,062 people), and U. S. Air Force (3,511 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, though some of these residents may live in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, by number of employees, are Restaurants & Food Services (4,564 people), Elementary & secondary schools (4,062 people), and U. S. Air Force (3,511 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other PUMAs, Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK has an unusually high number of U. S. Air Force (34.8 times higher than expected), U. S. Army (18.3 times), and U. S. Armed Forces: Branch Not Specified (9.84 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, by average salary, are Oil & gas extraction ($169,874), Insurance carriers ($149,587), and Support activities for mining ($100,085).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $26.3B
  2. $15B
  3. $5.55B

In 2018, the top outbound Alaska product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $26.3B, followed by Electronics ($15B) and Gasoline ($5.55B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Alaska products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$72.6B
2018 Value in Alaska
$144B
Projected 2045 Value in Alaska
98.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound Alaska trade was $72.6B. This is expected to increase 98.8% to $144B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Alaska trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Alaska to other states, or from other states to Alaska.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $16.8B
  2. $5.3B
  3. $3.2B

In 2018, the top outbound Alaska domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was California with $16.8B, followed by Washington with $5.3B and Texas and $3.2B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Alaska shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Education

In 2019, universities in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK awarded 265 degrees. The student population of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is skewed towards women, with 52 male students and 309 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are White (97 and 36.6%), followed by Asian (59 and 22.3%), Hispanic or Latino (45 and 17%), and American Indian or Alaska Native (25 and 9.43%).

The largest universities in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK by number of degrees awarded are Alaska Career College (265 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are Medical Assistant (106 and 40%), Massage Therapy (50 and 18.9%), and Medical Insurance Coding Specialist (42 and 15.8%).

The median tuition costs in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 106 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 50 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 4 degree-majorss awarded

In 2018, the most common concentation for 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was Medical Assistant with 106 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a 1 to 2 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded
265 degrees awarded
$N/A
Median In-State Public
$N/A
Median Private

In 2019, the Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK institution with the largest number of graduating students was Alaska Career College with 265 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

32
Degrees Awarded to Men
233
Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2019, 32 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK, which is 0.137 times less than the 233 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    97 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    59 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    45 degrees awarded

In 2019 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was White students. These 97 degrees mean that there were 1.64 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Asian, with 59 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK was $295,300 in 2018, which is 1.29 times larger than the national average of $229,700. Between 2017 and 2018 the median property value increased from $294,100 to $295,300, a 0.408% increase. The homeownership rate in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is 53%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK have an average commute time of 19 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$295,300
2018 Median
± $6,616
$294,100
2017 Median
± $6,427

In 2018, the median property value in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK grew to to $295,300 from the previous year's value of $294,100.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK the largest share of households have a property value in the $300k - $400k range.

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Household Income

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$74,484
Median Household Income
± $2,185
47.7k
Number of Households
± 1,550

In 2018, the median household income of the 47.7k households in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK grew to $74,484 from the previous year's value of $73,549.

The following chart displays the households in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$3k+
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

53%
2018 Homeownership
52.2%
2017 Homeownership

In 2018, 53% of the housing units in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.2%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

19 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK have a shorter commute time (19 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.3 minutes). Additionally, 1.58% of the workforce in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2018
  1. Drove Alone (74.2%)
  2. Carpooled (11.7%)
  3. Worked At Home (4.2%)

In 2018, 74.2% of workers in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (11.7%) and those who worked at home (4.2%).

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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Health

88.3% of the population of Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK has health coverage, with 38.5% on employee plans, 17.1% on Medicaid, 5.14% on Medicare, 15.4% on non-group plans, and 12.2% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Alaska was $11,064 in 2014. This is a 6.1% increase from the previous year ($10,428).

Primary care physicians in Alaska see 1069 patients per year on average, which represents a 2.73% decrease from the previous year (1099 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 978 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 200 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Wrangell City and Borough has the highest prevalence of diabetes (18.7%). Additionally, Aleutians East Borough has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (51.9%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,069 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Alaska

Primary care physicians in Alaska see an average of 1,069 patients per year. This represents a 2.73% decrease from the previous year (1,099 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Alaska in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$11,064
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in Alaska
$5,958
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,001
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,288
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Alaska (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 6.1%, from $10,428 to $11,064.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

11.7%
Uninsured
38.5%
Employer Coverage
17.1%
Medicaid
5.14%
Medicare
15.4%
Non-Group
12.2%
Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2018, the percent of uninsured citizens in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK declined by 17.4% from 14.2% to 11.7%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Anchorage Municipality (North) PUMA, AK changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 18.7% prevalence
  2. 17.6% prevalence
  3. 15.1% prevalence

Wrangell City and Borough has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Alaska, at 18.7%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in Alaska by county over multiple years.

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