City At A Glance

#91 LivScore 582
Scenic Anchorage, AK

Quick Facts:

Population: 299,281
Median Household Income: $74,396
Average Work Commute: 17 Minutes
Median Home Price: $274,075

About Anchorage, AK

Anchorage is largest city in Alaska and is known for its mountainous, snowy scenery and numerous outdoor activities, like skiing and hiking. This Livability Top 10 Winter City also hosts the Iditarod Trail Dog Sled Race and Alaska State Fair. Large industries, good schools and nearby military bases help round out the city's healthy business climate.