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: 8,90978A+FA+B+BAD
2Juneau, AKPopulation: 31,63674A+FCAB+AF
3Skagway, AKPopulation: 1,00474BFAABAF
4Haines, AKPopulation: 2,00673C+DA+A+C+BF
5Ketchikan, AKPopulation: 8,09772A+DD+B+C+B+D
6Elfin Cove, AKPopulation: 2872FFAA+BA+F
7Seward, AKPopulation: 2,69272A+D+ABCBF
8Petersburg, AKPopulation: 3,16371B+DCABBF
9Palmer, AKPopulation: 6,00771A+DB+BBBF
10Craig, AKPopulation: 1,26870C+D+BBBC+D
11Wrangell, AKPopulation: 2,36870FD+A+B+C+BF
12Cooper Landing, AKPopulation: 30269FFBA+A+AF
13Valdez, AKPopulation: 3,96269B+DC+BB+BF
14Anchorage, AKPopulation: 291,47069A+DFB+B+B+F
15Unalaska, AKPopulation: 4,26269D+FACB+AF
16Metlakatla, AKPopulation: 1,55868FCAB+C+CD
17Homer, AKPopulation: 5,05067ADFAC+B+F
18Kenai, AKPopulation: 7,15267A+D+DB+BBF
19Kodiak Station, AKPopulation: 1,78267FFA+A+BB+F
20Farm Loop, AKPopulation: 1,04767FDA+A+B+B+F
21Diamond Ridge, AKPopulation: 1,00967FDA+ABBF
22Point Baker, AKPopulation: 1667FFA+A+FAF
23Beluga, AKPopulation: 5367FFA+A+BA+F
24Butte, AKPopulation: 3,45867DDAB+B+BF
25Soldotna, AKPopulation: 4,20966A+DD+B+CBF
26Whale Pass, AKPopulation: 3866FFA+A+CCF
27Fishhook, AKPopulation: 4,86466FDB+AAB+F
28Gateway, AKPopulation: 5,26966FDBAAB+F
29College, AKPopulation: 13,84966A+FCABB+F
30Cordova, AKPopulation: 2,44166FDA+BAB+F
31Kachemak, AKPopulation: 70166DFCB+BAF
32Lakes, AKPopulation: 9,15966DDCAB+B+F
33Sand Point, AKPopulation: 1,19066DDAC+BCF
34Primrose, AKPopulation: 3065FFA+CA+B+F
35Kodiak, AKPopulation: 6,19665A+DFBBBF
36Wasilla, AKPopulation: 7,94265A+DFBC+BF
37Gustavus, AKPopulation: 51165FDCAC+BF
38Chignik Lagoon, AKPopulation: 7665FFBC+A+B+F
39Edna Bay, AKPopulation: 1765FFA+A+D+CF
40Ridgeway, AKPopulation: 2,36165FDA+ABB+F
41Fritz Creek, AKPopulation: 1,65365FDA+B+C+B+F
42Houston, AKPopulation: 1,95764FD+A+BBBF
43Thorne Bay, AKPopulation: 51164FDDAC+BD
44Womens Bay, AKPopulation: 72764FFCA+AAF
45Kupreanof, AKPopulation: 4164B+FFA+D+CF
46Chenega, AKPopulation: 9264FDFA+CB+F
47Anchor Point, AKPopulation: 2,08064FD+AB+C+BF
48Big Lake, AKPopulation: 3,63664FDAB+BBF
49Lutak, AKPopulation: 1164FFA+A+D+CF
50Farmers Loop, AKPopulation: 3,67464FFA+A+AB+F
51Moose Pass, AKPopulation: 34864FFCAAB+F
52Sterling, AKPopulation: 5,41964FDC+ABB+F
53Yakutat, AKPopulation: 57064FDDABC+F
54Nikiski, AKPopulation: 4,70864FD+C+ABBF
55Bethel, AKPopulation: 6,14063BFCBABF
56Nome, AKPopulation: 3,63863BFBB+BBF
57Seldovia, AKPopulation: 28663DDD+AC+BF
58Game Creek, AKPopulation: 2963FFA+A+D+CF
59Bear Creek, AKPopulation: 1,96063FD+A+C+BBF
60Klawock, AKPopulation: 63363DD+FBC+C+D
61Tenakee Springs, AKPopulation: 13863FDD+AC+BF
62Bettles, AKPopulation: 3063FFA+A+ACF
63Pelican, AKPopulation: 9163FDDACBF
64Fairbanks, AKPopulation: 31,65663A+FDBC+BF
65Ninilchik, AKPopulation: 64363FD+FB+C+BF
66Knik-Fairview, AKPopulation: 14,40063DDD+B+B+BF
67Cohoe, AKPopulation: 1,31263FDA+B+BBF
68Halibut Cove, AKPopulation: 2763FFDA+ACF
69Two Rivers, AKPopulation: 26662FFCA+A+C+F
70Sunrise, AKPopulation: 762FFA+A+D+CF
71Attu Station, AKPopulation: 1762FFA+A+D+CF
72Goldstream, AKPopulation: 3,92462FFA+AB+B+F
73Atka, AKPopulation: 8762FD+D+B+ACF
74Lazy Mountain, AKPopulation: 1,30662FDA+B+B+B+F
75Willow, AKPopulation: 2,01962FDAB+BBF
76Happy Valley, AKPopulation: 57362FD+DAC+BF
77Tanaina, AKPopulation: 9,39361FDD+B+BBF
78Hoonah, AKPopulation: 69461DD+FBC+C+F
79Healy, AKPopulation: 98461D+FCBAB+F
80Naknek, AKPopulation: 57861DDDB+B+BF
81Delta Junction, AKPopulation: 86261CFD+AB+BF
82Port Alexander, AKPopulation: 2961FFFBBBD
83King Salmon, AKPopulation: 29461FFCB+ABF
84Port Alsworth, AKPopulation: 15861FFD+ABB+F
85Iliamna, AKPopulation: 8061FFBC+B+AF
86Whittier, AKPopulation: 22261DAFACFF
87Chena Ridge, AKPopulation: 5,62961FFBAB+B+F
88Mud Bay, AKPopulation: 10761FD+DA+C+BF
89Loring, AKPopulation: 061FFA+CD+CD
90Saxman, AKPopulation: 39461FDFBC+BD
91Ester, AKPopulation: 2,63061FDA+AB+BF
92Nelchina, AKPopulation: 8061FFA+A+B+CF
93Barrow, AKPopulation: 4,22261DFC+BB+BF
94Kasaan, AKPopulation: 4761FD+FB+CC+D
95Chignik, AKPopulation: 11661FD+FB+AD+F
96Steele Creek, AKPopulation: 6,17360FFBAB+B+F
97Hydaburg, AKPopulation: 41160FBFBCDD
98Hope, AKPopulation: 5860FFA+A+FCF
99Seldovia Village, AKPopulation: 13860DFDC+C+BF
100Hobart Bay, AKPopulation: 060FFA+CD+CF
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