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Independent Living in Alaska

There are 625 senior housing providers in Alaska, which include 9 independent living communities. Costs of independent living communities in Alaska typically range between $1,864 and $4,125 per month, with median costs running about $36,300 per year. The nationwide average cost for the entire country is about $1,925 monthly.

The Fairbanks metro area generally has the highest independent living costs in the state of Alaska, with yearly costs of around $47,025 and ranging from $2,344 per month up to $4,400 per month. The lowest independent living prices in Alaska are in the Anchorage area, where they range between $440 and $4,538 per month. Here, the average annual cost runs around $36,300.

The SeniorScore™ for Alaska is 61. The state has a combined population of approximately 709,930, which makes it the 47th biggest state in the country. Within this populace, around 21% are over the age of 55. On average, residents have a life span of about 78.3 years.

The average household income in Alaska is $84,121, with a median income of around $70,433. Residents of the state bring in about $32,013 on an individual basis. The state has a very high overall cost of living. The current unemployment rate of approximately 8.35%.

Average temperatures in Alaska typically range between 29 and 43.5 degrees Fahrenheit. Overall, it has a harsh climate, with a mean annual temperature of around 36.7 degrees.

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