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Quick Facts About Alaska

    The unemployment rate in Alaska is 6.50 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alaska jobs have Increased by 0.34 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Alaska's cost of living is 35.10% Higher than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Alaska's population is 711,139 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.50 percent.
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Alaska is $258,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 3.40 percent.
    Alaska public schools spend $18,526 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Alaska.

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