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
74
  • Wrangell, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,383
74
  • Haines, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,951
74
  • Petersburg, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,926
73
  • Skagway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 932
72
  • Palmer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,250
71
  • Cordova, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,637
71
  • Juneau, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 32,200
68
  • Valdez, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,002
68
  • Ketchikan, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,173
68
  • Healy, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,146
67
  • Soldotna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,345
66
  • Hope, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 57
66
  • Delta Junction, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,070
66
  • Kodiak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 6,280
65
  • Farm Loop, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,018
65
  • Homer, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,229
63
  • North Pole, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,153
63
  • Anchorage, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 298,178
63
  • Anchor Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,189
63
  • Salamatof, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,049
63
  • Ridgeway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,128
62
  • Talkeetna, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 508
62
  • Lowell Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 66
62
  • Cooper Landing, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 323
62
  • Butte, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 3,544
62
  • Metlakatla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,568
62
  • Kenai, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 7,348
62
  • Farmers Loop, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,062
61
  • Fritz Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,774
61
  • Kodiak Station, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,397
61
  • Sand Point, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,371
61
  • Willow, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,944
61
  • Bear Creek, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,399
61
  • Gateway, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,367
61
  • Nikiski, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 4,536
61
  • Halibut Cove, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 21
61
  • Cold Bay, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 44
61
  • College, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 14,568
61
  • Eielson AFB, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,647
60
  • Hyder, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 12
60
  • Sterling, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 5,748
60
  • Deltana, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 2,122
60
  • Wasilla, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 8,406
60
  • Loring, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 0
60
  • Lazy Mountain, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,629
60
  • Diamond Ridge, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 1,144
59
  • Chiniak, AK
  • (City)
  • Population: 14
59
  • 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.