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Best Place to Live in Wasilla, Alaska

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Overview
Population:7,942
Pop. Change:39%
State: Alaska
Metro Area: Anchorage Metro Area
County: Matanuska-Susitna Borough County
City:Wasilla
Real Estate:For Sale  For Rent
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Wasilla'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


Anchorage Metro Area

Profile: Regional center  Location: At the head of Cook Inlet in extreme south-central Alaska Elevation: 132 Time zone: Alaska Standard Time

PROCON
Attractive settingDreary winters
Outdoor recreationHealthcare
Strong employmentEarthquake risk

Interesting Facts about Wasilla, Alaska

As of 2014, Wasilla's population is 7,942 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 38.89 percent.

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The median home cost in Wasilla is $247,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 4.10 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Wasilla's cost of living is 29.80% Higher than the U.S. average.

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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 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.


Ranked #3 Best Cities for Teleworking - Small Metro Areas
Ranked #15 Most Secure Places to Live 2011 (Mid-Size Cities)
Ranked #80 America's Best and Worst Cities for Crime (Mid-Size Metro Areas)
Ranked #83 2005 High Gas Prices
Ranked #85 High Gas Prices - Which Cities are Hit the Hardest?
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Map Of Wasilla

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Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.

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Wasilla'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