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Cost of Living

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

Palmer, Alaska cost of living is 126.60.

Housing is the biggest factor in the cost of living difference.
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  COST OF LIVINGPalmer, AlaskaUnited States
  Overall  127100
  Grocery  127.7100
  Health  136100
  Housing  131100
  Utilities  136100
  Transportation  109100
  Miscellaneous  127100

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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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