Anchorage

63
Somewhat Livable

Anchorage

  • Anchorage is ranked #20 in Alaska
  • Anchorage is ranked #24,201 in the USA
  • Lots of Local Amenities
  • Stable Housing Market
  • High Income per Capita
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63Anchorage
46Alaska
70USA

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Compare Anchorage, AK Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Anchorage, AK

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
South Addition, Anchorage770.33,708
Huffman-O'malley, Anchorage73810,664
Rogers Park, Anchorage732.33,375
Mid-Hillside, Anchorage717.24,748
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Rabbit Creek, Anchorage7111.46,487
Tudor Area, Anchorage702.81,843
Bear Valley, Anchorage7011.8262
Hillside East, Anchorage698.6161

Best Cities Near Anchorage, AK

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Palmer, AK7236.96,250
Hope, AK6622.357
Farm Loop, AK6538.51,018
Anchorage, AK630298,178
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Butte, AK6237.23,544
Gateway, AK6132.95,367
Wasilla, AK6028.78,406
Lazy Mountain, AK6042.31,629
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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
Great to visit but not for long-term

Attractions6/10
Community5/10
Nightlife5/10
Dining5/10
Shopping5/10
If you enjoy outdoor activities and cold weather, Anchorage (or Alaska, really) is great. During the winter, you might see the northern lights, go snow machining, or skiing and during the summer, there's camping, fishing, or taking a cruise. However, if you live and work here and don't participate in those activities frequently, it can be challenging. The amenities and services at businesses are not near the levels you'll find …
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BlueEyesPosted on Sep 28, 2014

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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.