Anchorage, Alaska 

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Economy in Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage has an unemployment rate of 5.6%. The US average is 3.9%.

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%.
- Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing Cost of Living.

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 $78,121 a year. The US average is $53,482 a year.

INCOME BY POPULATION PERCENT

  ECONOMYAnchorage, AlaskaUnited States
  4.7%3.7%
  -0.8%1.6%
  16.1%33.5%
  0.0%6.2%
  0.0%4.6%
  $38,977$31,177
  $82,271$57,652
  $94,913$70,850
  POPULATION BY OCCUPATION
  0.5%1.3%
  3.2%0.6%
  6.7%6.2%
  1.9%10.4%
  2.6%2.7%
  11.0%11.6%
  6.7%4.1%
  0.7%0.9%
  2.4%2.1%
  3.3%4.7%
  1.9%1.9%
  7.2%6.7%
  0.2%0.1%
  3.6%4.3%
  7.4%9.3%
  15.5%13.8%
  2.0%2.2%
  8.5%7.4%
  4.4%4.9%
  10.3%4.8%
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    Reviews for Anchorage    79 Reviews
    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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    An inconvenient, overpriced icebox. - 7/18/2019
    I've lived here for several years and dislike it more and more each year. Family and lack of funds has kept me here. Aside from the weather and darkness, there is... Read More

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