Best Places To Live In Alaska 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score77
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,957
75
  • Unalaska, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,536
75
  • Wrangell, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,383
75
  • Haines, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,951
75
  • Petersburg, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,926
74
  • Skagway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 932
73
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,250
72
  • Cordova, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,637
72
  • Juneau, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,200
70
  • Valdez, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,002
70
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,173
70
  • Healy, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,146
69
  • Soldotna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,345
69
  • Hope, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 57
69
  • Delta Junction, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,070
68
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,280
68
  • Farm Loop, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,018
68
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,229
67
  • North Pole, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,153
67
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 298,178
66
  • Anchor Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,189
66
  • Salamatof, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,049
66
  • Ridgeway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,128
66
  • Talkeetna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 508
66
  • Lowell Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 66
66
  • Cooper Landing, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 323
66
  • Butte, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,544
66
  • Metlakatla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,568
66
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,348
65
  • Farmers Loop, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,062
65
  • Fritz Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,774
65
  • Kodiak Station, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,397
65
  • Sand Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,371
65
  • Willow, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,944
65
  • Bear Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,399
65
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,367
65
  • Nikiski, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,536
65
  • Halibut Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 21
65
  • Cold Bay, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 44
65
  • College, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,568
65
  • Eielson AFB, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,647
65
  • Hyder, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 12
64
  • Sterling, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,748
64
  • Deltana, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,122
64
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,406
64
  • Loring, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 0
64
  • Lazy Mountain, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,629
64
  • Diamond Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,144
64
  • Chiniak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 14
64
  • Sunrise, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 15
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.