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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

11785 Wilderness Drive Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 11785 Wilderness Drive, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-17246)
3 beds 2 baths 1,728 sqft $375,000
1145 San Antonio Street Anchorage, AK 99508
Photo of 1145 San Antonio Street, Anchorage, AK 99508 (MLS # 19-17213)
3 beds 2 baths 1,676 sqft $325,000
2601 Legacy Drive Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 2601 Legacy Drive, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-17181)
4 beds 4 baths 2,509 sqft $448,800
10025 Main Tree Drive Anchorage, AK 99507
Photo of 10025 Main Tree Drive, Anchorage, AK 99507 (MLS # 19-17150)
4 beds 3 baths 2,127 sqft $439,000
4421 Woronzof Drive Anchorage, AK 99517
Photo of 4421 Woronzof Drive, Anchorage, AK 99517 (MLS # 19-17147)
3 beds 2 baths 1,480 sqft $329,000
5808 Image Circle Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 5808 Image Circle, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-17145)
3 beds 2 baths 1,789 sqft $339,000
8820 Tempest Circle Anchorage, AK 99507
Photo of 8820 Tempest Circle, Anchorage, AK 99507 (MLS # 19-17114)
3 beds 2 baths 1,685 sqft $329,900
1607 Turpin Street Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 1607 Turpin Street, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-17095)
3 beds 2 baths 1,807 sqft $330,000
6720 Saint Ives Place Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 6720 Saint Ives Place, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-17049)
4 beds 3 baths 2,437 sqft $354,000
4640 Newcastle Way Anchorage, AK 99503
Photo of 4640 Newcastle Way, Anchorage, AK 99503 (MLS # 19-17015)
3 beds 3 baths 1,905 sqft $300,000
6133 Kensington Drive Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 6133 Kensington Drive, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-16988)
3 beds 2 baths 1,748 sqft $325,000
11070 Bulwark Circle Anchorage, AK 99515
Photo of 11070 Bulwark Circle, Anchorage, AK 99515 (MLS # 19-16968)
3 beds 3 baths 2,205 sqft $429,900
9742 Reliance Drive Anchorage, AK 99507
Photo of 9742 Reliance Drive, Anchorage, AK 99507 (MLS # 19-16958)
3 beds 3 baths 1,519 sqft $304,900
7840 Evander Drive Anchorage, AK 99518
Photo of 7840 Evander Drive, Anchorage, AK 99518 (MLS # 19-16933)
3 beds 3 baths 2,291 sqft $345,000
6104 E 21st Avenue Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 6104 E 21st Avenue, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-16910)
4 beds 2 baths 1,971 sqft $306,000

Sold Listings in Anchorage

12550 Hace Street Anchorage, AK 99515
Photo of 12550 Hace Street, Anchorage, AK 99515 (MLS # 19-15384)
3 beds 3 baths 1,412 sqft $310,000
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
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
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
4251 Crannog Street Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 4251 Crannog Street, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-14212)
3 beds 2 baths 1,686 sqft $315,000
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
6311 Switzerland Drive Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 6311 Switzerland Drive, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-13973)
3 beds 2 baths 1,738 sqft $410,000
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
4040 Whitfield Circle Anchorage, AK 99507
Photo of 4040 Whitfield Circle, Anchorage, AK 99507 (MLS # 19-13859)
3 beds 3 baths 1,784 sqft $369,900
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
2926 Dartmouth Drive Anchorage, AK 99508
Photo of 2926 Dartmouth Drive, Anchorage, AK 99508 (MLS # 19-13775)
3 beds 2 baths 1,607 sqft $375,000
7006 Apollo Drive Anchorage, AK 99504
Photo of 7006 Apollo Drive, Anchorage, AK 99504 (MLS # 19-13619)
4 beds 3 baths 1,876 sqft $399,900
12500 Atherton Road Anchorage, AK 99516
Photo of 12500 Atherton Road, Anchorage, AK 99516 (MLS # 19-13609)
3 beds 2 baths 1,868 sqft $399,000
8020 Berry Patch Drive Anchorage, AK 99502
Photo of 8020 Berry Patch Drive, Anchorage, AK 99502 (MLS # 19-13601)
4 beds 3 baths 2,070 sqft $365,000

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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