Anchorage

Anchorage Homes for Sale

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Anchorage (officially called the Municipality of Anchorage) is the largest (most populous) city and main regional center in the state of Alaska.  A modern state, most of the state’s industrial and commercial activity occurs here. With a large modern performing arts center, the downtown area is also modern and clean with nice waterfront areas.

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Although the cost of living is considered high in Anchorage, high incomes offset the cost of living.  And if you’re willing to live in the suburbs, there’s plenty of opportunity to find your dream home in Anchorage.  You can choose from million-dollar masterpieces, rustic cabins or trendy condos.

When commuting from outside the city you won’t have to deal with sitting in traffic on the highway for long periods of time.

Anchorage boasts a stunning landscape surrounded with mountains and water.  The city is in a valley with marshes interspersed with small streams and glacial moraines.  Snowcapped mountain peaks are visible most of the year.  Temperatures average 50 to 60 degrees in the Summer.  During July and August days last as long as 19 hours. With winter temperatures averaging between 5 and 20 degrees in January.

The average resident is 32 years old with one-quarter of the population being under the age of 18.

Anchorage Alaska Statistics

Population:  301,010

Median Age: 32.9

Median Household income: $78,121

Average Household Size:  2.69

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Land Area:  1,961.1 square miles

Gender Population:  Female 49.26%, Male 50.74%

The three most popular age groups in Anchorage, Alaska:

  • Age 25 to 34 – 15.52%
  • Age 45 to 54 – 15.11%
  • Age 35 to 44 – 13.42%

The Anchorage school system offers premier opportunities for higher education and includes the University of Alaska’s educational system of a dozen community campuses.

Anchorage’s city limits consist of a joint Military base (Elmendorf-Richardson), several outlying communities and most of Chugach State Park, a national protected area.

Living in Anchorage, Alaska can be a great experience as there are so many interesting things to do.  From snowmobiling to hiking the rocky Alaskan terrain and Anchorage’s own version of the running with the bulls, which actually comes down to the “running of the reindeer”, Anchorage is full of fun.  Have you seen Moby Dick?  Sit down on the Tony Knowles Trail in the summer time at Cook’s Inlet and be patient – you may just spot a whale breaching.

Whether you’re looking to purchase Anchorage homes for sale or to sell an existing home in Anchorage, contact Military Movers Real Estate LLC.  Military Helping Military… Every Step of the Way!

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Listing Data Updated as of 08/22/2017