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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Houston is 2,085% more densely populated than Anchorage.
People are 5% less likely to be married in Anchorage.
The Median Age is 0.0 years older in Houston.

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PEOPLE
 Houston, TXAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Population2,296,224298,695321,418,820
 Population - 20102,068,026284,267308,745,538
 Population - 20001,953,631260,283285,036,114
 Population - 19901,630,553226,338251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now40.83%31.97%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now17.54%14.76%12.76%
 Pop. Density3,82917591
 Land Area6001,7053,531,905
 Water Area28256264,837
 Median Age32.632.637.4
 Female Population49.91%49.07%50.81%
 Male Population50.09%50.93%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Houston, TXAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.83%7.44%6.36%
 Age 5 to 97.21%6.82%6.51%
 Age 10 to 146.46%6.96%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.79%4.14%4.03%
 Age 18 to 204.10%4.44%4.35%
 Age 21 to 246.60%7.12%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3417.77%16.48%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.08%12.93%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.61%13.98%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.65%6.73%6.57%
 Age 60 to 644.44%4.87%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.46%5.23%7.64%
 Age 75 to 842.84%2.21%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.17%0.65%1.85%
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 RACE
 Houston, TXAnchorage, AKUnited States
 White25.52%61.07%62.77%
 Black22.83%5.58%12.24%
 Asian6.25%8.29%4.95%
 Native American0.17%6.53%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.04%2.11%0.16%
 Other0.15%0.13%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.16%8.01%2.13%
 Hispanic43.89%8.28%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic56.11%91.72%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Houston, TXAnchorage, AKUnited States
 Households792,763105,164116,211,000
 Family Households481,67970,00476,958,100
 Non Family Households311,08435,16039,253,000
 Household Size2.692.762.63
 Married Population45.01%49.62%50.58%
 Single Population54.99%50.38%49.42%
 Now Married41.56%48.03%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.46%1.59%2.17%
 Never Married39.62%34.25%32.55%
 Widowed4.93%3.59%5.95%
 Divorced10.44%12.54%10.92%
 Married, w/children31.67%35.98%31.68%
 Married, no children31.84%37.74%41.44%
 Single, w/children22.92%18.40%16.94%
 Single, no children13.58%7.88%9.95%

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