Anchorage, AK Cost of Living

Anchorage cost of living index

IndexAnchorageAlaskaNational
Cost of living index125127100
Goods & Services index122117100
Groceries index123128100
Health care index139145100
Housing index144128100
Transportation index105115100
Utilities index95162100
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 1.4% less than the Alaska average.
  • The cost of living in Anchorage is 25.2% 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 $3.55.
  • The price of gas in Anchorage is 8.6% higher than the national average.
  • Kodiak, AK is the most expensive city for gas at $4.30 per gallon.
  • Joplin, MO is the least expensive city for gas at $2.82 per gallon.
  • Coffee
  • The price of coffee in Anchorage, AK is $5.49.
  • The price of coffee in Anchorage is 23.1% higher than the national average.
  • Honolulu, HI is the most expensive city for coffee at $7.77.
  • Anniston, AL is the least expensive city for coffee at $2.99.
  • Pizza
  • The price of pizza in Anchorage, AK is $10.99.
  • The price of pizza in Anchorage is 17.1% higher than the national average.
  • Truckee, CA is the most expensive city for pizza at $15.99.
  • Ponca City, OK is the least expensive city for pizza at $6.50.

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

NeighborhoodScoreMiles
South Addition, Anchorage760.3
Huffman-O'malley, Anchorage748
Rogers Park, Anchorage732.3
Tudor Area, Anchorage722.8
Mid-Hillside, Anchorage727.2
Rabbit Creek, Anchorage7111.4
University Area, Anchorage693.8
Hillside East, Anchorage698.6
NeighborhoodScoreMiles
Campbell Park, Anchorage694.3
North Star, Anchorage681.2
Taku-Campbell, Anchorage684.3
Abbott Loop, Anchorage685.8
Scenic Foothills, Anchorage685.7
Bayshore-Klatt, Anchorage687.2
Eagle River, Anchorage6813.5
Bear Valley, Anchorage6611.8
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Cities near Anchorage, AK

CityScoreMiles
Palmer, AK7137.1
Farm Loop, AK6737.8
Butte, AK6736.4
Fishhook, AK6638
Gateway, AK6632.8
Lakes, AK6633.4
Wasilla, AK6529.4
CityScoreMiles
Houston, AK6428.6
Big Lake, AK6422.1
Knik-Fairview, AK6323.6
Sunrise, AK6227.8
Lazy Mountain, AK6242.3
Tanaina, AK6132.3
Hope, AK6022.3
Meadow Lakes, AK6029.8
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