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-Attractive setting
-Outdoor recreation
-Strong employment


-Dreary winters
-Earthquake risk

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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.

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  • Location: At the head of Cook Inlet in extreme south-central Alaska
  • Country: United States
  • State: Alaska
  • County: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
  • Metro Area: No Metro Area

Quick Facts About Matanuska-Susitna Borough

    The unemployment rate in Matanuska-Susitna Borough County is 8.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Positive. Matanuska-Susitna Borough County jobs have Increased by 0.07 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Matanuska-Susitna Borough County's cost of living is 24.40% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Matanuska-Susitna Borough County's population is 101,095 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 156.58 percent.
    Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Matanuska-Susitna Borough County is $231,500. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.54%.
    Matanuska-Susitna Borough County public schools spend $17,347 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 20.5 students per teacher in Matanuska-Susitna Borough County.

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