Best Places To Live In Alaska 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score75
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,909
74
  • Skagway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,004
73
  • Juneau, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,636
73
  • Petersburg, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,163
72
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,097
70
  • Haines, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,006
70
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,007
69
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 291,470
69
  • Elfin Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 28
68
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,050
68
  • Unalaska, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,262
68
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,196
68
  • Cooper Landing, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 302
68
  • Valdez, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,962
67
  • Seward, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,692
67
  • Craig, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,268
67
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,152
67
  • Kupreanof, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 41
67
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,942
67
  • Wrangell, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,368
66
  • Soldotna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,209
65
  • Metlakatla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,558
65
  • Kodiak Station, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,782
65
  • Halibut Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 27
65
  • College, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,849
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 711,139 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.