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Cost of Living Comparison:
Anchorage, Alaska - Phoenix, Arizona

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A salary of $115,000 in Anchorage, Alaska could decrease to $84,549 in Phoenix, Arizona

Cost of Living IndexesAnchoragePhoenix
Overall135.299.4
Food128.998.6
Housing157.8102.8
Utilities132.798.4
Transportation107.9101.4
Health138.295.1
Miscellaneous127.295.6
100=national average

  COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Phoenix is 26% cheaper than Anchorage.
Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
Housing is 34% cheaper in Phoenix.

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