Anderson 61 Average
Anderson Livability #46 ranked city in Alaska#17,482 ranked city in the USARanks better than 40% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Anderson

  • Employment

    The combination of higher than average median home income, income per capita and low unemployment rates results in a score that is well above average in the employment category.

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

  • Health & Safety

    Poor air quality and the inaccessibility of certain health related facilities like hospitals, clinics, doctors and pharmacies could have all contributed to the low score in this category.

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      Anderson transportation information

      Statistic Anderson Alaska National
      Average one way commute12min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work57.7%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.2%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk20.8%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home2.3%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Anderson, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).