Best Places To Live In Alaska 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,957
76
  • Skagway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 932
74
  • Haines, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,951
74
  • Juneau, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,200
73
  • Petersburg, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,926
72
  • Wrangell, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,383
72
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,173
72
  • Cordova, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,637
72
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,250
71
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 298,178
70
  • Unalaska, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,536
70
  • Valdez, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,002
70
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,229
69
  • Soldotna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,345
69
  • Craig, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,295
69
  • Kupreanof, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 48
69
  • Seward, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,646
69
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,406
68
  • Cooper Landing, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 323
68
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,280
68
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,348
68
  • Hope, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 57
68
  • College, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,568
68
  • Metlakatla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,568
68
  • Delta Junction, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,070
68
  • Farm Loop, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,018
67
  • Diamond Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,144
67
  • Anchor Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,189
67
  • Fritz Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,774
67
  • Crown Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 84
66
  • Healy, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,146
66
  • Butte, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,544
66
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,100
66
  • Kodiak Station, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,397
66
  • Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,345
66
  • Tenakee Springs, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 117
65
  • Gustavus, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 529
65
  • Ridgeway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,128
65
  • Thorne Bay, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 536
65
  • Talkeetna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 508
65
  • Moose Pass, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 464
65
  • Kachemak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 594
65
  • Halibut Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 21
65
  • Elfin Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 42
65
  • Lazy Mountain, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,629
65
  • Bethel, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,295
65
  • North Pole, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,153
65
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,367
65
  • Dillingham, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,255
65
  • Bear Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,399
AreaVibes reveals the best places to live in Alaska for 2016 using our Livability Score. The Livability Score for each city in Alaska is calculated out of 100 from a unique algorithm based on various metrics, including: amenities, cost of living, crime, education, employment, housing and weather. Alaska has a population of 728,300 and a population density of 1.1 people per square mile. The capital city is Juneau and the largest city in Alaska is Anchorage. To filter the results, use the dropdown options to sort by population or category.