Palmer 65 Below average
Palmer Livability #58 ranked city in Alaska#17,711 ranked city in the USARanks better than 39% of areas
A Palmer Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
F Palmer Cost of Living Cost of living is 10% lower than Alaska
11616% more expensive than the US average
12929% more expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Palmer cost of living
A- Palmer Crime Total crime is 57% lower than Alaska
Total crime
1,33543% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 7543% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-56%Year over year crime is down
Palmer crime
D Palmer Employment Household income is 20% lower than Alaska
Median household income
$59,7188% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$26,25912% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%42% higher than the US average
Palmer employment
F Palmer Housing Home value is 25% lower than Alaska
Median home value
$194,1005% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$9431% lower than the US average
Home ownership
60%6% lower than the US average
Palmer real estate or Palmer rentals
D+ Palmer Schools HS graduation rate is 5% lower than Alaska
High school grad. rates
82%1% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/aequal to the US average
Student teacher ratio
21:132% higher than the US average
Palmer K-12 schools
D+ Palmer User Ratings There are a total of 5 ratings in Palmer
Overall user rating
56% 5 total ratings
User reviews rating
0% 0 total reviews
User surveys rating
56% 5 total surveys
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      Palmer transportation information

      Average one way commute30min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.3%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool11.6%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit1.1%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.3%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk4.7%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home4.7%4.6%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Palmer, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).