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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.


Quick Facts About Wasilla

    The unemployment rate in Wasilla is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Wasilla jobs have Increased by 0.37 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Wasilla's cost of living is 29.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Wasilla's population is 7,942 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 38.89 percent.
    Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Wasilla is $247,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.10 percent.
    Wasilla public schools spend $15,509 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 23.4 students per teacher in Wasilla.

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The little rathole that was
I left that rathole back in the early 1990,s . Don't miss it a bit. Too much rat race and too many people to enjoy anything to do. Back then there were few stores in... (read more)
school costs are misleading
The main reason I’m commenting is to point out a glaring error in this website’s data. School funding is not $5,700 per year as this site reports. It is likely double... (read more)
Most people think all of Alaska is cold and allot of it is. But Wasilla area, forty miles from Anchorage and we share a much warmer weather system. Eighty plus some... (read more)
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