The unemployment rate in Alaska is 7.1% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Alaska jobs have decreased by 0.8%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alaska's cost of living is 25.8% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
or Compare Alaska's Cost of Living
WEATHER & CLIMATE
July, June and August are the most pleasant months in the state of Alaska, while December and January are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather
| Climate Averages
In the last Presidential election, Alaska remained strongly Republican, 52.8% to 42.8%. More Voting Stats
Alaska's population is 731,158 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 6.9%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 18.8 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Alaska is Real Estate: $293,400
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.6%.
Alaska public schools spend $20,297 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.3 students per teacher in Alaska. More Education