Anchorage, AK 

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Economy in Anchorage, AK

Anchorage, AK is a lively city full of opportunities and experiences. This bustling metropolitan area offers something for everyone. With an average two-bedroom rent of $1,460 per month, Anchorage isn't cheap but it's worth the cost. Local companies include Alaska Airlines, GCI, and Providence Health & Services. Anchorage also has plenty of attractions to keep visitors entertained including the Alaska Zoo, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center, and Tony Knowles Coastal Trail. There's no shortage of outdoor activities either with Chugach State Park nearby offering 52 acres of mountain views and trails for hiking and biking. Anchorage really is a great place to live and visit!

Anchorage has an unemployment rate of 6.6%. The US average is 6.0%.

Anchorage has seen the job market decrease by -0.8% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 16.1%, which is lower than the US average of 33.5%.

Tax Rates for Anchorage
- The Sales Tax Rate for Anchorage is 0.0%. The US average is 7.3%.
- The Income Tax Rate for Anchorage is 0.0%. The US average is 4.6%.
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Income and Salaries for Anchorage
- The average income of a Anchorage resident is $36,508 a year. The US average is $28,555 a year.
- The Median household income of a Anchorage resident is $88,871 a year. The US average is $69,021 a year.


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    Reviews for Anchorage    81 Reviews
    it's cool - pros and cons of anchorage - 9/5/2022
    it's nice, i liked it when i grew up there. kinda wish i could move back, but i didn't really like being isolated from all the things like nordstrom, trader joe's,... Read More

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    Beautiful place when it's sunny... - 12/14/2021
    I grew up and lived in Anchorage during my teenage years and 20s. Positives: Its hard to find a city closer to nature. Sometimes you get more nature than you may want,... Read More

    Although it's very beautiful, it's not utopia. - 8/16/2020
    Like any city, Anchorage has it's pros and cons: Pros: The scenery is incredibly beautiful. Endless amount of walking trails to enjoy. The summers are mild... Read More

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