The average Alaskan is taxed at a rate of 1.04% for property, nothing for income and nothing for sales. Compared to the national averages Alaska earns a score of average for property taxes, good 👍 for income taxes and average for combined local and state sales tax.
Review the Geographical, Political and Spiritual Regions of Alaska
Alaska has approximately 741,522 residents. A common term for people in Alaska is "Alaskan". Within this population there are around 11,163 births and 4,543 deaths per year. Approximately 75.2% of this population speaks English exclusively. Conversely, 4.6% of this population has no verbal English skill. On average, real estate listings in Alaska are on the market for 86 days. The Market Health Index for Alaska is 4.31. Anchorage Borough is the wealthiest of all boroughs in Alaska. The least wealthy of all boroughs in Alaska is Kusilvak Borough.
Daily state facts: Alaska is a rugged and wild state. Because the earth is tilted on its axis Alaska endures the longest winter nights and the longest summer days. In Fairbanks, Alaska the summer sun sets after midnight and rises at 3 AM. Consequently, Alaskan residents are the most likely to show signs of seasonal affective disorder.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Alaska employment in February 2019 was 355,235, unemployment was 23,085 or 6.5% of total jobs.