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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Alaska is 6.80 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Alaska jobs have Decreased by 0.17 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Alaska's cost of living is 31.80% Higher than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Alaska's population is 738,432 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 34.32 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 19 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Alaska is $262,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 18.14%.
    SCHOOLS
    Alaska public schools spend $20,297 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 21.3 students per teacher in Alaska.

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  3/4/2015
Recreation in Alaska

I have lived in Alaska for forty years, and have found many exciting places to see and things to do. I prefer outdoor activities. If you like to hunt, camp, fish and... (Read More)

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  10/28/2014
Like another country

Living in Alaska is like living in another country; one that is behind the times by more than 20 years, at least. The roads are bad; the government and police corrupt;... (Read More)

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  3/2/2013
Alaska Wonderful Place to Live if You Can Handle W

I have lived in the Anchorage area for almost 30 years and can honestly say that it has a lot to offer, and for quality of life, is hard to beat. Low population, low... (Read More)

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