Best Places To Live In Alaska 2016

Nearby Areas With A High Livability Score74
  • Skagway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,004
73
  • Haines, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,006
72
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,097
70
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,007
70
  • Cordova, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,441
69
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,050
68
  • Elfin Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 28
68
  • Valdez, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,962
68
  • Craig, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,268
68
  • Unalaska, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,262
68
  • Cooper Landing, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 302
68
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,196
68
  • Kodiak Station, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,782
67
  • Metlakatla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,558
67
  • Seward, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,692
67
  • Kupreanof, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 41
67
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,942
67
  • Farm Loop, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,047
67
  • Diamond Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,009
67
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,152
66
  • Soldotna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,209
66
  • Sitka, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,909
65
  • College, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 13,849
65
  • Halibut Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 27
65
  • Lakes, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 9,159
65
  • Kachemak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 701
65
  • Chenega, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 92
65
  • Fritz Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,653
64
  • Petersburg, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,163
64
  • Butte, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,458
64
  • Gustavus, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 511
64
  • Fishhook, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,864
64
  • Thorne Bay, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 511
64
  • Wrangell, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,368
64
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,269
64
  • Moose Pass, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 348
64
  • Yakutat, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 570
64
  • Crown Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 53
64
  • Primrose, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 30
63
  • Chignik Lagoon, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 76
63
  • Klawock, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 633
63
  • Dillingham, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,161
63
  • Womens Bay, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 727
63
  • Sand Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,190
63
  • Beluga, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 53
63
  • Bear Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,960
63
  • Fairbanks, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 31,656
63
  • Tenakee Springs, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 138
63
  • Port Alexander, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 29
63
  • Ridgeway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,361
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.