Fort Richardson Army Base

Anchorage, Alaska

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Joint Base ElmendorfÐRichardson is a United States military facility in Anchorage, the largest city in Alaska. It is an amalgamation of the United States Air Force's Elmendorf Air Force Base and the United States Army's Fort Richardson, which were merged in 2010.The adjacent facilities were officially combined by the 2005 Base Closure and Realignment Commission. Its mission is to support and defend U.S. interests in the Asia Pacific region and around the world by providing units who are ready for worldwide air power projection and a base that is capable of meeting PACOM's theater staging and throughput requirements. It is the home of the Headquarters, Alaskan Command (ALCOM), Alaskan NORAD Region (ANR), Joint Task Force-Alaska (JTF-AK), Eleventh Air Force (11 AF), the 673d Air Base Wing, the 3rd Wing, the 176th Wing and other Tenant Units.

Population
298,178
Military Population
8,593
Avg. Home Price
$286,600
Avg. Monthly Rent
$1,172
*militaryonesource.com 2012 demographics profile of the mlitary *data based off of 2013 census data

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School Name Grade Address Type
Abbott Loop Elementary
8427 Lake Otis Parkway ANCHORAGE, AK 99507
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Airport Heights Elementary
1510 Alder Dr ANCHORAGE, AK 99508
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Aurora Elementary
5085 10th St ELMENDORF AFB, AK 99506
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Bartlett High School
25500 North Muldoon ANCHORAGE, AK 99506
Grade
9 - 12
School Type
Public
Baxter Elementary
2991 Baxter Rd ANCHORAGE, AK 99504
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Bayshore Elementary
10500 Bayshore Dr ANCHORAGE, AK 99515
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Birchwood Abc Elementary
17010 Birchtree St EAGLE RIVER, AK 99567
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Campbell Elementary
7206 Rovenna St ANCHORAGE, AK 99518
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public
Central Middle School Of Science
1405 East St ANCHORAGE, AK 99501
Grade
7 - 8
School Type
Public
Clark Middle School
150 South Bragaw St ANCHORAGE, AK 99508
Grade
6 - 8
School Type
Public
Chester Valley Elementary
1751 Patterson Rd ANCHORAGE, AK 99504
Grade
PK - 5
School Type
Public
Chinook Elementary
3101 West 88th Ave ANCHORAGE, AK 99502
Grade
PK - 6
School Type
Public

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Cities Near Fort Richardson Army Base

Not everyone wants to live as close to base as possible, check out these surrounding cities.

City Distance Population Avg. Home Price Avg. Monthly Rent
Tanaina
39.3 miles
Distance
39.3 miles
Population
9,391
Avg. Home Price
$214,400
Avg. Rent
$1,234
Knik-Fairview
31.2 miles
Distance
31.2 miles
Population
15,797
Avg. Home Price
$214,800
Avg. Rent
$1,367
Wasilla
33.9 miles
Distance
33.9 miles
Population
8,406
Avg. Home Price
$227,800
Avg. Rent
$978
Lakes
34.8 miles
Distance
34.8 miles
Population
9,345
Avg. Home Price
$232,000
Avg. Rent
$1,076
Palmer
34.1 miles
Distance
34.1 miles
Population
6,250
Avg. Home Price
$178,600
Avg. Rent
$912
Gateway
32.2 miles
Distance
32.2 miles
Population
5,367
Avg. Home Price
$266,700
Avg. Rent
$1,212
Butte
31.4 miles
Distance
31.4 miles
Population
3,544
Avg. Home Price
$223,200
Avg. Rent
$960
Fishhook
42.7 miles
Distance
42.7 miles
Population
5,015
Avg. Home Price
$253,700
Avg. Rent
$1,114
Meadow Lakes
40.0 miles
Distance
40.0 miles
Population
7,139
Avg. Home Price
$195,800
Avg. Rent
$919
Farm Loop
37.2 miles
Distance
37.2 miles
Population
1,018
Avg. Home Price
$232,400
Avg. Rent
$942
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