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  COST OF LIVING OVERVIEW
  

Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means North Pole, Alaska is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means North Pole, Alaska is more expensive.

Overall, North Pole, Alaska cost of living is 130.90.

  COST OF LIVINGNorth Pole, AlaskaUnited States
  Overall  131100
  Grocery  131.9100
  Health  139100
  Housing  133100
  Utilities  235100
  Transportation  112100
  Miscellaneous  116100
  COST OF LIVING COMMENTS
  
North Pole Alaska
Our winter normally starts in september and ends mid april with brake-up. This is when the ice and snow goes away for the spring to come. We will get the coldest winter... (read more)
Climate
It does get very cold here. -60 at times. It is a dry cold. But it is still very cold. The kids still go to school at that temp. They have outdoor recess until the temp... (read more)
Weather
We've lived in Alaska since 1999, the winters are getting more mild each year (global warming makes the newspaper front page often). There are only a couple weeks of -30... (read more)
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  GENERAL COMMENTS
  
re: Santa is our neighbor! - 8/5/2008
in the winter you said that it get massively cold where do you buy winter clothing for that type of cold and do the schools close when it get so cold i live in ohio so... (read more)
Santa is our neighbor!
North Pole is a small town about 17 miles south of Fairbanks in the Interior of Alaska. Summer temps can be in the 80s, while January is just massively cold. The... (read more)
North Pole Alaska
Our winter normally starts in september and ends mid april with brake-up. This is when the ice and snow goes away for the spring to come. We will get the coldest winter... (read more)
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