Anchorage, Alaska 

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Population

298,225

+4.9% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.6%

Median Income

$78,121

Median Home Price

$336,100

Best Places to Live in Anchorage, Alaska

Regional center - At the head of Cook Inlet in extreme south-central Alaska
Pros
-Attractive setting
-Outdoor recreation
-Strong employment
Cons
-Dreary winters
-Healthcare
-Earthquake risk

Local Listings in Anchorage, AK
 $319,000 
13417 Stephenson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1126 SqFt
 $319,000 
13417 Stephenson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 | 1126 SqFt
 $359,900 
8450 Berry Patch Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 1868 SqFt
 $269,900 
9334 Kavik St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 | 1008 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Anchorage Metro Area

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.


QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
Country: United States
State: Alaska
County: Anchorage Municipality
Metro Area: Anchorage Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Anchorage
Zip Codes: 99504, 99507, 99508, 99577, 99502, 99515, 99516, 99501, 99517, 99503, 17 total
Time zone: Alaska Standard Time (AST)
Elevation: 132 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Anchorage is 5.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Anchorage jobs have decreased by 0.81%. Learn More...

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Anchorage's cost of living is 37.10% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Anchorage's Cost of Living

VOTING
Anchorage Municipality Borough voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Anchorage's population is 298,225 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 4.91%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Anchorage is $336,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.12%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Anchorage

SCHOOLS
Anchorage public schools spend $16,123 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.6 students per teacher in Anchorage. Learn More...


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Housing Market in Anchorage

It's a good time to buy in Anchorage. Home Appreciation is up 0.2% in the last 12 months. Browse Anchorage Real Estate or Find top agents in Anchorage

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ZIP CODES IN ANCHORAGE, ALASKA
99504, 99507, 99508, 99577, 99502, 99515, 99516, 99501, 99517, 99503, 17 total

NEW LISTINGS IN ANCHORAGE AK
$319,000
13417 Stephenson St
Bed 3 | Bath 1.0 |

$359,900
8450 Berry Patch Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 |

$269,900
9334 Kavik St
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

$320,000
18213 Driftwood Bay Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0 |

$399,900
10354 Ridge Park Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3.0 |

$329,000
9911 Toakee Cir
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0 |

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