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Overview
Population:710,231
Pop. Change:13%
State:Alaska
Metro Area:Anchorage, Fairbanks, ... 5 more
County:Anchorage Municipality, Fairbanks North Star Borough, ... 29 more
City:Anchorage, Fairbanks, ... 355 more
Zip Code:99654, 99504, ... 239 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Alaska's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Alaska

As of 2012, Alaska's population is 710,231 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.35 percent.

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The median home cost in Alaska is $235,000. Home appreciation the last year has been 0.94 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Alaska's cost of living is 33.60% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Alaska public schools spend $9,821 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 15.5 students per teacher in Alaska.

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The unemployment rate in Alaska is 7.30 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alaska jobs have Increased by 1.80 percent.


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Average Commute time is 20 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Alaska's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes