Anchorage, Alaska




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A Taste of Anchorage, Alaska

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DID YOU KNOW THESE FACTS ABOUT ANCHORAGE?

  1. Anchorage is a consolidated city-borough in the U.S. state of Alaska. According to the U.S. Census Bureau the population is 286,174.

  2. Anchorage has been named All-America City four times, in 1956, 1965, 1984/85, and 2002, by the National Civic League. It has also been named by Kiplinger as the most tax friendly city in the United States.

  3. Anchorage's largest economic sectors include transportation, military, local and federal government, tourism, and resource extraction. Large portions of the local economy depend on Anchorage's geographical location and surrounding natural resources. Anchorage's economy traditionally has seen steady growth, while not quite as rapid as the rest of the country; it also does not experience as much pain during economic downturns. Widespread housing foreclosures seen around the country during 2007 and 2008 were generally nowhere near as severe.

  4. Anchorage has a subarctic climate but with strong maritime influences that moderate temperatures. Average daytime summer temperatures range from approximately 5578 F, average daytime winter temperatures are about 530 F.

Radio Stations
KAUG 89.9 FM Anchorage, AK Variety
KNBA 90.3 FM Anchorage, AK Variety
KFAT 92.9 FM Anchorage, AK Hip Hop
KEAG 97.3 FM Anchorage, AK Oldies
KGOT 101.3 FM Anchorage, AK Top-40
KMVV (CP) 104.9 FM Meadow Lakes, AK Urban Contemporary
KTZN 550 AM Anchorage, AK Sports
KENI 650 AM Anchorage, AK News/Talk
KBYR 700 AM Anchorage, AK News/Talk

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Demographics of Anchorage, Alaska

By Race

White

Black

Native American

Asian

Hispanic

Total Population

66.4%

8.4%

10.4%

8.3%

7.7%

Because Hispanics could be counted in other races, the totals above could possibly be more than 100%. If you would like a detailed listing of all ethnic groups in the U.S., please Click Here.

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Businesses in Anchorage, Alaska


A small percentage of the businesses listed on BlackCityInfo.com may not necessarily be black owned and operated but have received favorable reviews from users who have visited the establishment, or from the owners themselves who warmly seek out African American patronage.


BEAUTY CARE - HAIR SALONS - MULTICULTURAL

  1. Glamour Braids & Weaves  - 545 East Northern Lights Boulevard - Anchorage, AK 99503 (907) 272-4266

  2. Queenies Beauty Box  - 743 E 9th Ave - Anchorage AK (907) 272-5750

  3. Royalty Salon  - 2706 Fairbanks St., Suite 1 - Anchorage, AK 99503 - (907) 844-1843

  4. Strictly Braids Weaves & Things  - 1020 Eagle Street - Anchorage, AK 99501 - (907) 274-3031

  5. The Basement Salon  - 1930 Cannoneer Circle Ste. B, - Anchorage, Alaska - (907) 277-1774   (visit website)

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BLACK BUSINESSES - SERVICES - VENDORS ETC.

  1. Tonya's Treasure Chest -  Category: Shopping, Gifts -   525 Mumford St. Apt. A Anchorage, Alaska (907) 274-7173  - (visit website)

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DINING - CATERING - BBQ - SOUL FOOD

  1. Catfish Haven Restaurant -  Category: Cajun, Seafood, Southern -   360 Boniface Pkwy # 22 Anchorage, AK 99504 (907) 337-2868

  2. Gelano's Cajun Fried Chicken -  Category:Southern, Soul Food -   3635 Mountain View Dr. Anchorage, AK 99508 (907) 277-3555

  3. Gumbo House at 9th and F Street -  Category: Cajun -   611 W 9th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 222-2930

  4. Hood Wings -  Category: American, Southern, Soul Food -   3101 Penland Pkwy Anchorage, AK 99508 (907) 891-2274

  5. Lousiana's Cajun Kitchen -  Category: Southern, Creole, Cajun -   3635 Mountain View Dr. Anchorage, AK 99508 (907) 277-3555

  6. Michelle's Soul Food Kitchen & Bar-B-Que - 15th & Cordova Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 310-8355  - (reviews)

  7. Mountain View - 4119 Mountain View Dr - Anchorage, AK 99508 - (907) 277-7685

  8. Roscoe's Catfish and Bar-B-Que - 3001 Penland Parkway - (907) 276-5879

  9. South -  Category: Brunch, Breakfast, American, Soul Food, Southern -   333 W 4th Ave. Anchorage, AK 99501 (907) 337-6884

  10. Wings-n-Things - 701 W 36th Ave - Anchorage, AK 99503 - (907) 277-9464  - (reviews)

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CITY VIDEO CONNECTION


Pros and Cons of Living in Alaska (Anchorage and Ketchikan) Well, considering the fact that I've only lived here for 10 months and most of that time was spent in a small town (Ketchikan) on an island, my perspective is pretty limited. Nevertheless, here is what I think life is like in Alaska.

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CHURCHES



  1. Calvary Deliverance Cogic -  3610 Boniface Parkway Anchorage, AK 99524 (907) 337-0412

  2. Center of Hope Cogic -  300 Klevin Street Anchorage, AK 99508 (907) 337-5841

  3. Leake Temple AME Zion Church -  430 N Hoyt St. Anchorage, AK 99508-1608 (907) 272-9216

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ANNUAL EVENTS



  1. Juneteenth Alaska - (visit website)

    Includes a basketball tournament, Hip Hop Night, the Miss Juneteenth Pageant and a Gospel Day.
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SCHOOLS

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