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Alaska Cost of Living (AK)

The cost of living in Alaska (AK) is higher than the nationwide average. The average yearly pay in Alaska is $51,566.00, which is higher than the U.S. average annual salary by $1,758.00. The consumer price index (CPI) of 239 in Alaska is 2.58% higher than the U.S. city average CPI of 233. The sales tax is 0.00%.

The CPI calculation is based on a statistical model that takes into account some of the major personal consumption categories such as healthcare, transportation, housing, education and food, in addition to the average Alaska annual salary, sales tax rates and the regional consumer price index.


Alaska Consumer Price Index (CPI):
CPI
Alaska
239
U.S. City Average
233
Average Annual Pay:
U.S. Dollars
Alaska
$51,566
U.S. City Average
$49,808
Consumption Categories in Alaska versus National Average:
Category Percentage Versus National Average
Education -21.72%
58.19%
0%
Healthcare 33.93%
0%
90.91%
Groceries 16.69%
0%
44.72%
Rent 30.53%
0%
81.80%
Mortgage 22.43%
0%
60.10%
Electricity 1.99%
0%
5.33%
Gasoline 23.60%
0%
63.23%
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