Best Places to Live in Alaska

AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Alaska by using a Livability Score out of 100. The Livability Score for each city in Alaska is calculated from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Alaska has a population of 735,132 and a population density of 1.1. The capital city is Juneau and the largest city in Alaska is Anchorage. To filter the results, use the filters on the left to sort by state, population and category.
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Rank City Livability Ame­nities Cost of Living Crime Edu­cation Emp­loyment Housing Weather
1Sitka, AKPopulation: 8,90977A+FA+B+BAD
2Juneau, AKPopulation: 31,63674A+FCAB+AF
3Skagway, AKPopulation: 1,00474BFAABAF
4Petersburg, AKPopulation: 3,16374B+DBABBF
5Ketchikan, AKPopulation: 8,09772A+DCB+C+B+D
6Elfin Cove, AKPopulation: 2871FFAA+BA+F
7Haines, AKPopulation: 2,00670C+DBA+C+BF
8Palmer, AKPopulation: 6,00770A+DBBBBF
9Valdez, AKPopulation: 3,96269B+DBBB+BF
10Cooper Landing, AKPopulation: 30269FFC+A+A+AF
11Anchorage, AKPopulation: 291,47069A+DFB+B+B+F
12Unalaska, AKPopulation: 4,26268D+FB+CB+AF
13Seward, AKPopulation: 2,69268A+D+CBCBF
14Wrangell, AKPopulation: 2,36868FD+A+B+C+BF
15Kenai, AKPopulation: 7,15268A+D+D+B+BBF
16Metlakatla, AKPopulation: 1,55868FCAB+C+CD
17Kodiak Station, AKPopulation: 1,78267FFAA+BB+F
18Soldotna, AKPopulation: 4,20967A+DD+B+CBF
19Homer, AKPopulation: 5,05066ADFAC+B+F
20Farm Loop, AKPopulation: 1,04766FDA+A+B+B+F
21Diamond Ridge, AKPopulation: 1,00966FDA+ABBF
22Beluga, AKPopulation: 5366FFAA+BA+F
23Butte, AKPopulation: 3,45866DDAB+B+BF
24Kodiak, AKPopulation: 6,19666A+DFBBBF
25Fishhook, AKPopulation: 4,86466FDBAAB+F
26Gateway, AKPopulation: 5,26966FDC+AAB+F
27College, AKPopulation: 13,84966A+FD+ABB+F
28Kachemak, AKPopulation: 70165DFCB+BAF
29Lakes, AKPopulation: 9,15965DDCAB+B+F
30Sand Point, AKPopulation: 1,19065DDAC+BCF
31Craig, AKPopulation: 1,26865C+D+FBBC+D
32Gustavus, AKPopulation: 51165FDCAC+BF
33Primrose, AKPopulation: 3065FFACA+B+F
34Chignik Lagoon, AKPopulation: 7665FFBC+A+B+F
35Cordova, AKPopulation: 2,44164FDB+BAB+F
36Ridgeway, AKPopulation: 2,36164FDAABB+F
37Thorne Bay, AKPopulation: 51164FDDAC+BD
38Fritz Creek, AKPopulation: 1,65364FDAB+C+B+F
39Womens Bay, AKPopulation: 72764FFCA+AAF
40Houston, AKPopulation: 1,95764FD+ABBBF
41Point Baker, AKPopulation: 1664FFC+A+FAF
42Kupreanof, AKPopulation: 4164B+FFA+D+CF
43Chenega, AKPopulation: 9264FDFA+CB+F
44Whale Pass, AKPopulation: 3864FFC+A+CCF
45Wasilla, AKPopulation: 7,94264A+DFBC+BF
46Anchor Point, AKPopulation: 2,08063FD+AB+C+BF
47Moose Pass, AKPopulation: 34863FFD+AAB+F
48Big Lake, AKPopulation: 3,63663FDB+B+BBF
49Farmers Loop, AKPopulation: 3,67463FFAA+AB+F
50Yakutat, AKPopulation: 57063FDDABC+F
51Sterling, AKPopulation: 5,41963FDC+ABB+F
52Nikiski, AKPopulation: 4,70863FD+C+ABBF
53Seldovia, AKPopulation: 28663DDDAC+BF
54Bethel, AKPopulation: 6,14063BFD+BABF
55Klawock, AKPopulation: 63363DD+FBC+C+D
56Fairbanks, AKPopulation: 31,65663A+FDBC+BF
57Tenakee Springs, AKPopulation: 13863FDDAC+BF
58Bear Creek, AKPopulation: 1,96063FD+AC+BBF
59Pelican, AKPopulation: 9162FDFACBF
60Ninilchik, AKPopulation: 64362FD+FB+C+BF
61Knik-Fairview, AKPopulation: 14,40062DDDB+B+BF
62Halibut Cove, AKPopulation: 2762FFDA+ACF
63Cohoe, AKPopulation: 1,31262FDAB+BBF
64Nome, AKPopulation: 3,63862BFCB+BBF
65Two Rivers, AKPopulation: 26662FFCA+A+C+F
66Edna Bay, AKPopulation: 1762FFC+A+D+CF
67Goldstream, AKPopulation: 3,92462FFAAB+B+F
68Atka, AKPopulation: 8762FD+D+B+ACF
69Lazy Mountain, AKPopulation: 1,30661FDA+B+B+B+F
70Happy Valley, AKPopulation: 57361FD+DAC+BF
71Hoonah, AKPopulation: 69461DD+FBC+C+F
72Tanaina, AKPopulation: 9,39361FDD+B+BBF
73Port Alexander, AKPopulation: 2961FFFBBBD
74Naknek, AKPopulation: 57861DDDB+B+BF
75Healy, AKPopulation: 98461D+FCBAB+F
76Willow, AKPopulation: 2,01961FDAB+BBF
77Delta Junction, AKPopulation: 86261CFDAB+BF
78King Salmon, AKPopulation: 29461FFD+B+ABF
79Port Alsworth, AKPopulation: 15861FFD+ABB+F
80Whittier, AKPopulation: 22261DAFACFF
81Lutak, AKPopulation: 1161FFC+A+D+CF
82Mud Bay, AKPopulation: 10761FD+DA+C+BF
83Iliamna, AKPopulation: 8061FFBC+B+AF
84Saxman, AKPopulation: 39461FDFBC+BD
85Chena Ridge, AKPopulation: 5,62961FFBAB+B+F
86Ester, AKPopulation: 2,63060FDAAB+BF
87Barrow, AKPopulation: 4,22260DFC+BB+BF
88Chignik, AKPopulation: 11660FD+FB+AD+F
89Kasaan, AKPopulation: 4760FD+FB+CC+D
90Hydaburg, AKPopulation: 41160FBFBCDD
91Game Creek, AKPopulation: 2960FFC+A+D+CF
92Steele Creek, AKPopulation: 6,17360FFC+AB+B+F
93Seldovia Village, AKPopulation: 13860DFDC+C+BF
94Coffman Cove, AKPopulation: 9160FDFADBD
95Bettles, AKPopulation: 3060FFC+A+ACF
96Cold Bay, AKPopulation: 5160FDFAC+C+F
97Meadow Lakes, AKPopulation: 6,40559FDD+BBBF
98Tonsina, AKPopulation: 7159FFD+A+ABF
99Kake, AKPopulation: 41359FBFBCD+F
100Talkeetna, AKPopulation: 52159CCFB+D+CF
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