Anchorage, AK Cost of Living Index

Anchorage cost of living index

IndexAnchorageAlaskaNational
Cost of living index114135100
Goods & Services index121116100
Groceries index133136100
Health care index136139100
Housing index103151100
Transportation index108114100
Utilities index96164100
In the event that the cost of living data was unavailable for this city, estimates based upon nearby cities were used.
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  • The cost of living in Anchorage is 15.3% less than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Anchorage is 14% greater than the national average.
  • Each cost of living index is based on a national average of 100. If the amount is below 100, it is lower than the national average. If the amount is above 100, it is higher than the national average.

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  • Gas
  • The price of gas in Anchorage, AK is $3.93.
  • The price of gas in Anchorage is 7.9% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.55 per gallon.
  • Augusta, GA is the least expensive city for gas at $3.11 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Anchorage, AK is $6.66.
  • The price of coffee in Anchorage is 27.7% higher than the national average.
  • Juneau, AK is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.29.
  • Waco, TX is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.79.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Anchorage, AK is $10.00.
  • The price of pizza in Anchorage is 10.6% higher than the national average.
  • Dothan, AL is the most expensive city for pizza at $14.79.
  • Ogden, UT is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.33.

Alaska average prices compared to national average

The average prices for Anchorage, AK goods and services that are below the "0" percentile are lower compared to the national average. If the average prices are above the "0" percentile, they are higher compared to the national average.

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Neighborhoods in & around Anchorage, AK

NeighborhoodMilesNeighborhoodMiles
Scenic Foothills, Anchorage0.9Mountain View, Anchorage3.4
Russian Jack Park, Anchorage1.3Fairview, Anchorage3.7
Campbell Park, Anchorage1.4Mid-Hillside, Anchorage3.8
University Area, Anchorage1.5Midtown, Anchorage3.9
Northeast, Anchorage1.9Abbott Loop, Anchorage4.1
Airport Heights, Anchorage2.5North Star, Anchorage4.3
Rogers Park, Anchorage2.8Taku-Campbell, Anchorage4.6
Tudor Area, Anchorage3Downtown, Anchorage4.7
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Cities near Anchorage, AK

CityMilesCityMiles
Anchorage, AK0Lakes, AK32.5
Knik-Fairview, AK23.8Butte, AK34.6
Big Lake, AK24.3Palmer, AK35.5
Meadow Lakes, AK28.6Farm Loop, AK36.4
Houston, AK28.8Fishhook, AK37.3
Wasilla, AK28.8Lazy Mountain, AK38.2
Gateway, AK31.5Sutton-Alpine, AK46.2
Tanaina, AK31.8Nikiski, AK60.4
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