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Best Places to Live in Anchorage, Alaska

Latitude: 61.177549 Longitude: -149.274354


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Overview
Population:291,826
Pop. Change:14%
State: Alaska
Metro Area: Anchorage Metro Area
County: Anchorage Municipality County
City:Anchorage
Zip Code:99504, 99507, ... 21 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Anchorage's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Anchorage, Alaska

As of 2012, Anchorage's population is 291,826 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.66 percent.

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The median home cost in Anchorage is $322,600. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.69 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Anchorage's cost of living is 34.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Anchorage public schools spend $10,614 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 20.4 students per teacher in Anchorage.

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The unemployment rate in Anchorage is 5.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Anchorage jobs have Increased by 0.66 percent.


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Map Of Anchorage

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Average Commute time is 21 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Anchorage's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes