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.


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Glaciers, vintage autos, train excursions are among the highlights


Up by 6%
View of Ketchikan, AK
Best Places to Live in Alaska
Anchorage, Juneau, Fairbanks are among many top choices
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Homes Owned 63%
63% Complete
Homes Rented 37%
37% Complete

Median Home Price

Higher than the national average

Median Household Income

Higher than the national average


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


Most residents are
5-17 Years old

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