Anchorage Metro Area, Alaska 

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Population

399,360

+8.4% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

6.1%

Median Income

$76,453

Median Home Price

$307,150

United States / Alaska / Anchorage Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Anchorage Metro Area, Alaska

Regional center - At the head of Cook Inlet in extreme south-central Alaska. July, June and August are the most pleasant months in the Anchorage metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Attractive setting
Outdoor recreation
Strong employment
Cons
Dreary winters
Healthcare
Earthquake risk
 $649,900 
21901 Grasser Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 2609 SqFt
 $1,100 
1541 W Tudor Rd Apt 6
Bed 2 | Bath 1 | 739 SqFt
 $950 
12332 End St Apt 112
Bed 1 | Bath 1 | 950 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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Alaska
County:
Metro Area: Anchorage Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning conservative
City: Anchorage, Knik-Fairview, 28 total
Zip Codes: 99654, 99504, 99507, 99508, 99645, 99577, 99502, 99515, 99516, 99501, 29 total
Time zone: Alaska Standard Time (AST)
Elevation: 132 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Anchorage Metro Area is 6.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. Anchorage Metro Area jobs have decreased by 0.8%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Anchorage Metro Area's cost of living is 19.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Anchorage Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in the Anchorage metro area, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Anchorage metro area voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Anchorage Metro Area's population is 399,360 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.4%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 22.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Anchorage Metro Area is $307,150. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 2.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Anchorage Metro Area public schools spend $16,486 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17 students per teacher in Anchorage Metro Area. More Education



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Reviews for Anchorage   1 Reviews
Not as good as you have seen on TV - 7/4/2018
This review is for most of Alaska. Born and raised in Anchorage, I lived there for 20+ years before I left to explore the world. 10 years ago I came back and have... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN ANCHORAGE METRO AREA, ALASKA
99654, 99504, 99507, 99508, 99645, 99577, 99502, 99515, 99516, 99501, 29 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN ANCHORAGE
$649,900
21901 Grasser Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$1,100
1541 W Tudor Rd Apt 6
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$950
12332 End St Apt 112
Bed 1 | Bath 1

$1,000
12332 End St Apt 201
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$374,900
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Bed 4 | Bath 3

$435,900
10143 Tsusena Cir
Bed 5 | Bath 3

$309,000
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Bed 2 | Bath 2

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