Anchorage is located close to the center of Alaska. Anchorage is part of Anchorage County. Anchorage has 1,704.68 square miles of land area and 256.32 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Anchorage population is 298,178, which has grown 14.56% since 2000. The population growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 16.17% and is higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Anchorage median household income is $78,121 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 40.64% since 2000. The income growth rate is about the same as the state average rate of 39.28% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Anchorage median house value is $286,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 78.34% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 70.80% and is much higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Anchorage is better than the state average in quality. The Anchorage area code is 907.