Best Places to Live in Alaska

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What you need to know about Alaska

The nation’s largest state by area, Alaska’s economy is rooted in oil, gas, fishing and tourism. In addition, there is no sales tax, which is great for shoppers and celebrated by people living in Alaska. The best places to live in Alaska include the city of Anchorage along with scenic Fairbanks and the state capital of Juneau. Alaska has 50 beautiful parks and popular annual events like the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race and the World Ice Art Championships.

 

Best Places to Live in Alaska
Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks are among many top choices
8 Things to Do in Alaska
Glaciers, vintage autos, train excursions are among the highlights

Population

728,300
Up by 6%
Affordable Alaska
The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability
Affordable Alaska
The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability
Affordable Alaska
The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability
Affordable Alaska
The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability
View of Ketchikan, AK
Best Places to Live in Alaska
Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks are among many top choices
Half Dome from Glacier Point in Yosemite National Park
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Housing

Homes Owned 63%
63% Complete
Homes Rented 37%
37% Complete

Median Home Price

$246,300
Higher than the national average
Seattle Space Needle in clouds and fog
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Things to Do in Anchorage, AK
Discover amazing adventures and culture in Anchorage

Median Household Income

$71,829
Higher than the national average

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 28%
28% Complete
Graduated High School 92%
92% Complete

Residents

Most residents are
5-17 Years old

Alaska Top 100 City Rankings

Alaska Top 10 City Rankings

More About Alaska Cities

The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability

The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability

The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability

The 4 Most Affordable Cities in Alaska
America's final frontier doesn't only yield exceptional living, but also affordability

Best Places to Live in Alaska
Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks are among many top choices

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Grab some popcorn and a blanket: It's showtime.

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Discover amazing adventures and culture in Anchorage