Anchorage

Education

4.2/5

Healthcare

3.6/5

City Score

Living in Anchorage

Safety

3/5

Culture

3.1/5

Things to do in Anchorage

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1.

Alaska Railroad
2,485+ Reviews

2.

Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center
3,495+ Reviews

3.

Portage Glacier
1,025+ Reviews

4.

Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
1,796+ Reviews

5.

Alyeska Aerial Tram
1,349+ Reviews

Economy in Anchorage

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Average monthly salary

Economic Freedom

%

GDP growth

%

Income tax rate

%

Corporate tax rate

%

Sales tax

%

Size of government

%

Sound money

%

International trade

%

Regulation

%

Territorial taxation

No

Cost of Living in Anchorage

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Cost of Living Index

90.5%

Housing

$ 1
1 Bedroom apartment outside city
$ 1
3 bedroom apartment in city
$ 1
1 bedroom apartment in city

Eating out

$ 1
Meal at inexpensive restaurant
$ 1
3 course meal for 2 people
$ 1
Meal at mcdonalds

Groceries

$ 1
0.5L Domestic beer
$ 1
Cigarette Pack (marlboro)
$ 1
1kg Chicken breast

Monthly Hotel Prices

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Monthly Airbnb Prices

Semi-popular

Mid High

Avg. Shared Room

$ 1

Min. Shared Room

$ 1

Max. Shared Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Private Room

$ 1

Min. Private Room

$ 1

Max. Private Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Hotel Room

$ 1

Min. Hotel Room

$ 1

Max. Hotel Room

$ 1

High

Avg. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Min. Entire apartment

$ 1

Max. Entire Apartment

$ 1

Phone carriers in Anchorage

Top phone carriers

T-Mobile (best coverage)

AT&T

Verizon

 

Cost per 1gb of data: $8.0

Very high

Restaurants in Anchorage

Bear Tooth Theatrepub: 3346 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 2306 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 626 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 414 reviews

Snow City Cafe: 7573 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 2162 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 2827 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 4 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1787 reviews
Zomato: 4.4/5, 793 reviews

Gwennies Old Alaska: 3595 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 2076 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 928 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 386 reviews
Zomato: 3.3/5, 204 reviews
Opentable: 3/5, 1 reviews

Spenard Roadhouse: 3002 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 1364 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 515 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 642 reviews
Zomato: 4.3/5, 478 reviews

Club Paris: 1704 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 871 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 546 reviews
Facebook: 4.6/5, 4 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 283 reviews

Dark Horse Coffee Co: 471 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 248 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 98 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 125 reviews

Boom! Coffee: 373 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 346 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 27 reviews

Midnight Sun Cafe: 366 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 180 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 94 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 92 reviews

The Kobuk: 313 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 228 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 85 reviews

Side Street Espresso: 218 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 85 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 54 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 67 reviews
Foursquare: 7.6/10, 12 reviews

Best reviewed restaurants

Cafes in Anchorage

Snow City Cafe: 7595 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 2180 reviews
Tripadvisor: 5/5, 2830 reviews
Facebook: 4.7/5, 4.7 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 1788 reviews
Zomato: 4.4/5, 793 reviews

Middle Way Cafe: 1345 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 751 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 243 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 351 reviews

The Red Chair Cafe: 1042 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 477 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 206 reviews
Facebook: 4.4/5, 4.4 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 283 reviews
Zomato: 3.8/5, 75 reviews

Granny B’s: 631 reviews

Google: 4.7/5, 222 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 72 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 252 reviews
Foursquare: 7.1/10, 26 reviews
Zomato: 3.8/5, 59 reviews

Black Cup: 625 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 483 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 19 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 123 reviews

Anchorage Cider House | Fat Ptarmigan: 1328 reviews

Google: 4.2/5, 830 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.2/5, 47 reviews
Facebook: 4.2/5, 3 reviews
Yelp: 3.5/5, 362 reviews
Zomato: 3.2/5, 86 reviews

Orso: 6355 reviews

Google: 4.3/5, 798 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.3/5, 1541 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 411 reviews
Zomato: 4.1/5, 459 reviews
Opentable: 4.3/5, 3146 reviews

Pho Lena: 1022 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 593 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.6/5, 163 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 266 reviews

Ginger: 3060 reviews

Google: 4.4/5, 608 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.4/5, 603 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 397 reviews
Zomato: 4.2/5, 327 reviews
Opentable: 4.8/5, 1125 reviews

Sorrentos: 848 reviews

Google: 4.5/5, 434 reviews
Tripadvisor: 4.5/5, 122 reviews
Facebook: 4.5/5, 2 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 124 reviews
Zomato: 4.1/5, 166 reviews

Best reviewed cafes

Coworking Spaces in Anchorage

#345 of 777 cities with coworking spaces

Mid Low

4 Coworking spaces

Average monthly price of desk: Anchorage $ 262/mo

Best reviewed coworking spaces

1. The Boardroom : No reviews

2. Tex R Us : No reviews

3. Alaska Co:Work : No reviews

4. Pacific Office Center : No reviews

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Gyms/Health & Fitness in Anchorage

Anchorage Cycle: 242 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 242 reviews

Orangetheory Fitness: 110 reviews

Google: 4.8/5, 97 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 12 reviews

Anchorage Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu: 88 reviews

Google: 5/5, 83 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 4 reviews

Southside Strength and Fitness: 72 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 61 reviews
Facebook: 4.8/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 4/5, 10 reviews

Pure Barre: 52 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 52 reviews

Redox CrossFit: 33 reviews

Google: 5/5, 29 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 4 reviews

Alaska Functional Fitness: 30 reviews

Google: 4.6/5, 23 reviews
Yelp: 4.5/5, 7 reviews

Turnagain CrossFit: 26 reviews

Google: 5/5, 24 reviews
Facebook: 4.9/5, 1 reviews
Yelp: 5/5, 1 reviews

/v_b/ cycle: 26 reviews

Google: 4.9/5, 25 reviews
Facebook: 5/5, 1 reviews

CrossFit Northern Exposure: 23 reviews

Google: 5/5, 23 reviews

Best reviewed gyms

Society in Anchorage

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Population Density

Mid Low

Average age

Popular Food/Drink in Anchorage

1. Banana Bread
2. Cheesecake
3. Ice Cream
4. Pancake
5. Brownie

6. Cosmopolitan

7. Hurricane

8. Chili

9. Manhattan

10. Hamburger

Environment in Anchorage

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Climate Index

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Weather

JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
High°C-7-5-406013001-5-6
Low°C-14-12-12-8-10600-4-10-12
SunshineNot sunnyNot sunnySemi-sunnySemi-sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnyVery sunnySemi-sunnySemi-sunnySemi-sunnyNot sunnyNot sunny
RainfallNot rainyNot rainyNot rainySemi-rainySemi-rainyVery rainyVery rainyVery rainyVery rainyVery rainySemi-rainyNot rainy
WindSemi-windySemi-windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windyNot windySemi-windySemi-windy
CloudVery CloudyVery cloudyVery cloudyVery cloudySemi-cloudyVery cloudyVery cloudyVery cloudyVery cloudyVery cloudyVery cloudyVery cloudy

Near mountains

Yes

Near beach

Yes

Island

Yes

Pollution

Politics in Anchorage

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Individual freedom

%

Equality

%

National Security

%

Rule of law

%

Legal system

%

Identity & Relationships

%

Religious Freedom

%

Democracy Index

0%

Freedom of association

%

Freedom of movement

%

Freedom of expression

%

Culture in Anchorage

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Quick Stats

Socket Type:

A / B

Main Sport:

American Football

Capital City:

No

Driving Side:

right

Calling Code:

1

Time zone:

UTC-10:00 to -05:00

Drinkable Tap Water:

Safe

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Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport
14 km

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