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Quick Facts About Alaska

    The unemployment rate in Alaska is 6.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Alaska jobs have Decreased by 0.17 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Alaska's cost of living is 31.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Alaska's population is 738,432 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 34.32 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    The median home cost in Alaska is $262,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 18.14 percent.
    Alaska public schools spend $20,297 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.3 students per teacher in Alaska.

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