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Anchorage is a city in Jefferson County, in the Louisville metro area.
Anchorage is in the Bluegrass region.
Local tradition says the community was named for the retirement of riverboat captain James W. Goslee, who removed the anchor from his boat and planted it in his front yard
The latitude of Anchorage is 38.266N. The longitude is -85.533W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 712 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,457.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Anchorage demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Jefferson County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40223 ZIP code.
23% of Anchorage residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Anchorage ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Anchorage was $63,988, compared with $21,587 nationally.
74% of Anchorage residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Anchorage, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,514. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,504.
Jefferson County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Anchorage political report.
The average commute time for Anchorage workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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