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 Attributes 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 has by far the most coastline of any state. The length of the coastline has been estimated at over 33 thousand miles. However, much of this waterfront real estate is low value due to harsh climates and remote location.
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Alaska employment in April 2019 was 353,953, unemployment was 22,894 or 6.5% of total jobs.