Best Places to Live

Anchorage, AK

Population: 299,107
LIV
SCORE
626
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Making up more than 40 percent of Alaska’s population is Anchorage, which has strong economic sectors in defense, education, government, mining and tourism. Residents have conveniences like multiple housing options, a vast cuisine scene, public parks and outdoor recreation, and the city’s transportation network includes a major seaport and Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport. Residents receive fine health care at Providence Alaska Medical Center.

Here are more reasons why Anchorage is a Top 100 Best Place to Live.

Anchorage, AK Ranking Data

Civic
58
Demographics
44
Economy
59
Education
71
Health
64
Housing
50
Infrastructure
44