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Anchorage, Kentucky - Basic Facts

The City of Anchorage had a population of 2,405 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Anchorage is located at latitude 38.2698 and longitude -85.5376 in Jefferson County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anchorage (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.96 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Jefferson County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 712 feet.

The City of Anchorage (GNIS ID: 2403096) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Kentucky is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Anchorage is located within East Jefferson Division of Jefferson County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anchorage population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Anchorage: Hobbs Station.

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Anchorage, KY Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,405
Population in Households 2,367
Population in Familes 2,176
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 813
Diversity Index2 24


Total Households 772
Average Household Size 3.07
Family Households 640
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 816 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 673 (82.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 44 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $541,985
Average Home Value $613,279


Median Household Income $122,591
Average Household Income $197,657
Per Capita Income $66,090
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.8%
Households 0.38% 0.79%
Families -0.73% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.43%
Per Capita Income   1.2%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Anchorage, KY - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anchorage to the other 540 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kentucky by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 145 73rd
Population Density1 # 295 46th
Diversity Index2 # 142 74th
Median Household Income # 10 98th
Per Capita Income # 10 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kentucky Census Data Comparison Tool.