Alaska 

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Population

738,432

34% Growth

Unemployment Rate

6.8%

Median Income

$71,829

Avg. Home Price

$308,100

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Alaska is 6.8% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Alaska jobs have decreased by 0.17%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Alaska's cost of living is 31.80% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Alaska's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Alaska's population is 738,432 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 34.32%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Alaska is $308,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.82%. Check out the homes in the area.
SCHOOLS
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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Alaska

It's a good time to buy in Alaska. Home Appreciation is up 1.8% in the last 12 months. Browse Alaska Real Estate.

The median home price in Alaska is $308,100. Browse Homes in this Range.


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Reviews for Alaska   25 Reviews
Recreation in Alaska - 3/4/2015
I have lived in Alaska for forty years, and have found many exciting places to see and things to do. I prefer outdoor activities. If you like to hunt, camp, fish and... Read More

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Like another country - 10/28/2014
Living in Alaska is like living in another country; one that is behind the times by more than 20 years, at least. The roads are bad; the government and police corrupt;... Read More

Alaska Wonderful Place to Live if You Can Handle W - 3/2/2013
I have lived in the Anchorage area for almost 30 years and can honestly say that it has a lot to offer, and for quality of life, is hard to beat. Low population, low... Read More

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ZIP CODES IN ALASKA
99654, 99504, 99507, 99508, 99709, 99801, 99577, 99645, 99705, 99502, 238 total