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Anchorage, AK Real Estate Analysis

Located between the shores of Cook Inlet and the Chugach Mountains, Anchorage boasts scenic views year round. Residents of Anchorage can see Mount Mckinley, North America’s highest mountain. Being so close Chugach State Park provides the city of Anchorage with wildlife such as moose, bear, beluga whales, fox, lynx, and hundreds of species of birds, from bald eagles and great horned owls to humming birds. This makes Anchorage an ideal location for those who enjoy a city life while being close to the great outdoors.

The city of Anchorage is the business hub of Alaska. A wide range of professions are found here. Workers commute from towns like Eagle River, Mat-Su, and Girdwood to their jobs in Anchorage. A tremendous school system and multiple universities are located here too. Ninety percent of Anchorage citizens hold a high school diploma and over sixty percent hold an Associate Degree or better. This allows for a thriving job market, full of creative artists and specialized workers, some of the highest wage earners per capita in the United StatesAlaska’s main industries are based out of Anchorage.  Alaska is a major oil producing state with headquarters housed in Anchorage.  The airport, Ted Stevens International Airport is a major transportation hub and freight hub due to its strategic location between Asia, Europe, and the continental United States.

Established in 1976, a state owned corporation created a fund for future generations once oil resources were depleted.  This fund, known as the Permanent Fund Dividend has grown from hundreds of thousands of dollars from its start, to approximately 42 billion dollars in 2012.  Consisting of oil revenues, residents love this annual perk.  The largest payout recorded being $2069.00 for every man, woman, and child.Anchorage is home to forty two percent of Alaska’s population with an average age of thirty two. Only about twenty five percent of Anchorage is native born, the rest having come from other states and countries, making Anchorage a very diverse community to live in. Those who call this area home enjoy a variety of activities like hiking, skiing, boating, wonderful bike trails, year round festivals, and so much more.

A diverse culture and exciting area demands a diverse housing market. Stay within the city in single family homes, condos and townhomes, or branch out to the outlying area where homes are located on properties larger than an acre and sit nestled in Alaska’s gorgeous wilderness. The real estate in Anchorage ranges from high luxury estates and condos to modest apartments, making it easy to find a home to fit the lifestyle you want. The community is an ideal place for those looking to start a new chapter in their lives and find a place to call home.

Anchorage Real Estate Listings

Active Listings in Anchorage

13621 Westwind Drive Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 13621 Westwind Drive, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-14600)
3 beds 2 baths 1,538 sqft $335,000
2634 Juneau Street Anchorage, AK 99508
Photo of 2634 Juneau Street, Anchorage, AK 99508 (MLS # 19-14568)
3 beds 2 baths 1,552 sqft $324,000
2150 Casey Cusack Loop Anchorage, AK 99515
Photo of 2150 Casey Cusack Loop, Anchorage, AK 99515 (MLS # 19-14557)
4 beds 3 baths 1,864 sqft $375,000
7140 Beaumont Circle Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 7140 Beaumont Circle, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-14550)
3 beds 2 baths 1,218 sqft $314,900
2118 Lord Baranof Drive Anchorage, AK 99517
Photo of 2118 Lord Baranof Drive, Anchorage, AK 99517 (MLS # 19-14543)
3 beds 2 baths 1,127 sqft $365,000
2441 Brandy Circle Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 2441 Brandy Circle, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-14516)
4 beds 4 baths 3,044 sqft $447,000
3246 Wiley Post Loop Anchorage, AK 99517
Photo of 3246 Wiley Post Loop, Anchorage, AK 99517 (MLS # 19-14509)
4 beds 3 baths 1,929 sqft $307,000
3819 Locarno Drive Anchorage, AK 99508
Photo of 3819 Locarno Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508 (MLS # 19-14463)
5 beds 3 baths 2,680 sqft $375,000
2781 Pelican Court Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 2781 Pelican Court, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-14420)
3 beds 3 baths 2,180 sqft $429,000
3647 E 68th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99507
Photo of 3647 E 68th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99507 (MLS # 19-14413)
3 beds 2 baths 1,995 sqft $327,500
1810 S Heather Meadow Loop #144 Anchorage, AK 99507
Photo of 1810 S Heather Meadow Loop #144, Anchorage, AK 99507 (MLS # 19-14350)
4 beds 2 baths 1,786 sqft $314,500
11760 Alderwood Loop Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 11760 Alderwood Loop, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-14304)
4 beds 3 baths 2,456 sqft $400,900
13651 Jarvi Drive Anchorage, AK 99515
Photo of 13651 Jarvi Drive, Anchorage, AK 99515 (MLS # 19-14300)
3 beds 3 baths 1,958 sqft $425,000
4800 Leah Court Anchorage, AK 99508
Photo of 4800 Leah Court, Anchorage, AK 99508 (MLS # 19-14233)
4 beds 3 baths 2,085 sqft $319,000
521 Mellow Place Anchorage, AK 99508
Photo of 521 Mellow Place, Anchorage, AK 99508 (MLS # 19-14218)
3 beds 2 baths 1,776 sqft $314,000

Sold Listings in Anchorage

800 Howard Circle Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 800 Howard Circle, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-14542)
3 beds 3 baths 2,370 sqft $369,000
1504 W 45th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99503
Photo of 1504 W 45th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99503 (MLS # 19-14120)
3 beds 2 baths 1,820 sqft $300,000
8800 Rendon Drive Anchorage, AK 99507
Photo of 8800 Rendon Drive, Anchorage, AK 99507 (MLS # 19-14016)
3 beds 3 baths 1,750 sqft $390,000
3333 W 64th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 3333 W 64th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-13945)
3 beds 2 baths 1,958 sqft $345,000
9180 Aphrodite Drive Anchorage, AK 99515
Photo of 9180 Aphrodite Drive, Anchorage, AK 99515 (MLS # 19-13828)
5 beds 3 baths 1,721 sqft $385,000
3326 W 30th Avenue Anchorage, AK 99517
Photo of 3326 W 30th Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99517 (MLS # 19-12303)
3 beds 2 baths 1,808 sqft $389,000
1200 W 82nd Avenue Anchorage, AK 99518
Photo of 1200 W 82nd Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99518 (MLS # 19-11945)
3 beds 2 baths 1,372 sqft $319,900
6817 Crawford Street Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 6817 Crawford Street, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-11708)
4 beds 3 baths 1,942 sqft $405,000
8610 Paine Road Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 8610 Paine Road, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-11622)
3 beds 2 baths 1,328 sqft $389,900
2116 Misty Glen Circle Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 2116 Misty Glen Circle, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-11594)
3 beds 2 baths 1,733 sqft $340,000
3240 Wiley Post Loop Anchorage, AK 99517
Photo of 3240 Wiley Post Loop, Anchorage, AK 99517 (MLS # 19-11432)
4 beds 3 baths 1,929 sqft $300,000
7331 Silver Birch Drive Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 7331 Silver Birch Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-11422)
4 beds 3 baths 1,810 sqft $339,000
3221 Shamrock Street Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 3221 Shamrock Street, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-11397)
5 beds 3 baths 2,400 sqft $405,000
4121 Woronzof Drive Anchorage, AK 99517
Photo of 4121 Woronzof Drive, Anchorage, AK 99517 (MLS # 19-11372)
3 beds 2 baths 1,404 sqft $365,000
13641 Venus Way Anchorage, AK 99515
Photo of 13641 Venus Way, Anchorage, AK 99515 (MLS # 19-11290)
3 beds 2 baths 1,616 sqft $358,000

Walk Score for Anchorage



Anchorage School Data

Anchorage School Districts

Aleutian Region School District
PK-12
Anchorage School District
PK-12
http://www.asdk12.org/
Chugach School District
PK-12
http://www.chugachschools.com/

Anchorage Schools

Abbott Loop Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/schools/abbottloop/pages/
Airport Heights Elementary School
PK-6, public
https://airportheights.asdk12.org/
Bartlett High School
9-12, public
Baxter Elementary School
PK-6, public
Bayshore Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/aboutschools/bayshore/schoolname,3217,en.html
Campbell Elementary School
PK-6, public
https://www.asdk12.org/schools/campbell/pages/
Central Middle School Of Science
7-8, public
Clark Middle School
6-8, public
Chester Valley Elementary School
PK-5, public
Chinook Elementary School
PK-6, public
Chugach Optional Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/schools/chugach_optional/pages/Chugach_Optional_Website/Home.html
College Gate Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/
Creekside Park Elementary School
PK-5, public
https://www.asdk12.org/aboutschools/creekside/
Denali Elementary School
PK-6, public
Dimond High School
9-12, public
http://dimond.asdk12.org/
East High School
9-12, public
Fairview Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/aboutschools/fairview/
Gladys Wood Elementary School
PK-6, public
https://education.alaska.gov/DOE_Rolodex/SchoolCalendar/Home/SchoolDetails/50370
Huffman Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/aboutschools/huffman/schoolname,3061,en.html
Inlet View Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/aboutschools/inletview/schoolname,3062,en.html
Lake Otis Elementary School
PK-6, public
Tudor Elementary School
PK-6, public
http://www.asdk12.org/aboutschools/tudor/
Turnagain Elementary School
PK-6, public
Mountain View Elementary School
PK-5, public
Muldoon Elementary School
PK-5, public
http://www.asdk12.org/aboutschools/muldoon/schoolname,3076,en.html

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