Anchorage

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Barely Livable

Anchorage

  • Anchorage is ranked #43 in Alaska
  • Anchorage is ranked #23,556 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
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59Anchorage
44Alaska
66USA

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Compare Anchorage, AK Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Anchorage, AK

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
South Addition, Anchorage710.33,708
Huffman-O'malley, Anchorage68810,664
Rogers Park, Anchorage672.33,375
Tudor Area, Anchorage662.81,843
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Mid-Hillside, Anchorage657.24,748
Hillside East, Anchorage638.6161
Rabbit Creek, Anchorage6311.46,487
Bear Valley, Anchorage6211.8262

Best Cities Near Anchorage, AK

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Palmer, AK7036.96,250
Hope, AK6822.357
Farm Loop, AK6438.51,018
Sunrise, AK6128.115
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Butte, AK6037.23,544
Wasilla, AK6028.78,406
Anchorage, AK590298,178
Gateway, AK5932.95,367
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3.5 Year Anchorage Resident

Attractions10/10
Community5/10
Nightlife3/10
Dining8/10
Shopping2/10
Like others have said; great place to visit, but not to live. The outdoor life is fantastic up here, but if you're looking for a trendy culture; you will find Anchorage lacking. There are some suprisingly excellent breweries (Midnight Sun, King St, Anchorage Brewing, etc) and restaurants. Crime seems to have spiked in recent years, but I don't have the data to back that up. If you do end up …
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jnewby11Posted on Jan 19, 2017
5 Years In Anchorage, AK

Attractions7/10
Community6/10
Nightlife3/10
Dining6/10
Shopping3/10
I lived in Anchorage for five years when I was in my late 20s. In my opinion, it's an excellent place to live for those who love the outdoors, particularly if they like winter sports. I spent a great deal of my time during winter skiing at nearby Alyeska Resort as well as going snowmobiling. Although I don't hunt, many of my friends do, and they always seemed to be …
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AreaVibes ContributorPosted on Jan 13, 2015

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How much sunlight is there in the Winter months in Anchorage? I've heard that the Winter months in Anchorage are killer and only produce a small amount of sunlight per day during these months, does anyone know how much sunlight there is in the Winter months in Anchorage? …
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AV JonPosted on Jan 05, 2011
Source: The Anchorage, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau.