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-Attractive setting
-Outdoor recreation
-Strong employment


-Dreary winters
-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.

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Quick Facts About Palmer

    The unemployment rate in Palmer is 8.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Palmer jobs have Increased by 0.07 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Palmer's cost of living is 26.60% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Palmer's population is 6,788 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 136.85 percent.
    Average Commute time is 22 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Palmer is $244,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 16.23%.
    Palmer public schools spend $17,054 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 19.9 students per teacher in Palmer.

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Palmer living - what's in it for the military fami

The first time I saw Palmer was in 1974. It's grown up from the old days of farm country complete with 4-H clubs, fields of crops and livestock. Gone are most of the... (Read More)



Great except for...

The four months of cold and dark. Winter lasts about 8 months, but the real cold, dark lasts about 4 months. It is getting harder and harder to deal with as I get... (Read More)



Great People

I have lived in Palmer for 11 years. I love everything about it except about four months of the dark, cold winters. The people are... (Read More)



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