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Pros

-Attractive setting
-Outdoor recreation
-Strong employment

Cons

-Dreary winters
-Healthcare
-Earthquake risk


What Bert Has To Say About Anchorage Metro Area


Anchorage is the largest city and main regional center for the frontier state of Alaska. Most of the state’s commercial and industrial activity occurs here. Because of rebuilding after an earthquake in 1964 and the recent influx of oil money, the city is quite modern. The area has a strong, growing economy, which is offset by a high cost of living caused by geographic isolation. Downtown is clean, attractive and modern with nice waterfront areas and a large new performing arts center. The best residential neighborhoods lie to the south.

Highlights


Regional center - At the head of Cook Inlet in extreme south-central Alaska See local real estate
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City: Anchorage
Zip Codes: 99504, 99507, ... 17 total
Time zone: Alaska Standard Time (AST)
Elevation: 132 ft above sea level

Quick Facts About Anchorage


    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Anchorage is 5.70 percent (U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Anchorage jobs have Increased by 0.15 percent. Learn more...
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Anchorage's cost of living is 35.20% Higher than the U.S. average. Learn more... or Compare Anchorage's Cost of Living
    POPULATION
    Anchorage's population is 298,695 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 31.97 percent. Learn more...
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn more...
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Anchorage is $293,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 25.11%. Check out the homes in the area.
    SCHOOLS
    Anchorage public schools spend $16,123 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Anchorage. Learn more...

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Anchorage Housing Market


It's a good time to buy in Anchorage. Home Appreciation is up 2.3% in the last 12 months. Browse Anchorage Real Estate.
The median home price in Anchorage is $293,200. Browse Homes in this Range.
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  7/10/2017
HELP...Never been...seems like my place, BUT... ??

I live in Mammoth Lakes, CA...a gorgeous 4 season mountain resort community. I do love it but it is a bit small and I hate the heat in the summer. I love the cold and am... (Read More)

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Anchorage climate

Summers in Anchorage are generally very pleasant with temperatures in the mid-60s to low 70s and sunshine from 4:30 am - 11:30 pm. If you like getting outside and being... (Read More)

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