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Cost of Living in Alaska | United States

Cost of livingOne personFamily of 4
💰 Total with rent
$1941
$4561
🛋️ Without rent
$853
$2686
🏨 Rent & Utilities
$1088
$1874
🍽️ Food
$602
$1568
🚐 Transport
$76.1
$204
💳 Monthly salary after tax
$4250
🏙️ Population
738k

The cost of living in Alaska is $1941, which is 1.06 times more expensive than the average in the United States. Alaska ranked 9th most expensive and 21st best state to live in the United States.

The average salary after taxes in Alaska is $4250, which is enough to cover living expenses for 2.2 months.

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Prices in Alaska

We calculate prices for Alaska as a weighted mean for the population of 3 cities. Since large cities tend to have a higher cost of living, it's better to visit specific city pages for more relevant information.

Eating Out

🍱 Lunch Menu
$14.3
🥂 Dinner in a Restaurant, for 2
$62
🥪 Fast food meal, equiv. McDonald's
$9.47
🍻 Beer in a Pub, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$6.55
☕ Cappuccino
$5
🥤 Pepsi / Coke, 0.5 L or 16.9 fl oz
$2.36

Groceries

🥛 Milk, 1 L or 1 qt
$1.07
🍞 Bread, 0.5 kg or 1.1 lb
$3.03
🍚 Rice, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.16
🥚 Eggs, x12
$3.4
🧀 Cheese, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$15.2
🐔 Chicken Breast, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$9.68
🥩 Round Steak, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$13.9
🍏 Apples, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.63
🍌 Banana, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.27
🍊 Oranges, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$5.29
🍅 Tomato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$4.71
🥔 Potato, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$2.82
🧅 Onion, 1 kg or 2.2 lb
$3.4
🌊 Water, 1 L or 1 qt
$2.01
🍹 Coca-Cola / Pepsi, 2 L or 67.6 fl oz
$2.27
🍾 Wine (mid-priced), 750 mL bottle
$17.2
🍺 Beer, 0.5 L or 16 fl oz
$2.55
🚬 Cigarette pack
$10.1
💊 Cold medicince, 1 week
$11
🧴 Hair Shampoo
$4.6
🧻 Toilet paper, 4 rolls
$4.13
👄 Toothpaste, 1 tube
$2.52

Transportation

🚌 Local transport ticket
$1.94
🎟️ Monthly ticket local transport
$55.1
🚕 Taxi Ride, 8 km or 5 mi
$17
⛽ Gas / Petrol, 1 L or 0.26 gal
$0.82

Rent & Utilities

🏙️ 1 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$969
🏡 Cheap 1 bedroom apartment, 40 m2 or 430 ft2
$777
🏙️ 3 bedroom apartment in Downtown, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1682
🏡 Cheap 3 bedroom apartment, 80 m2 or 860 ft2
$1466
🔌 Utility Bill one person, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$178
🔌 Utility Bill for a Family, electricity, heating, water, etc.
$270
🌐 Internet plan, 50 Mbps+ 1 month unlimited
$94.9
🏦 Mortgage Interest Rate for 20 Years
4.42%
🏙️ Apartment price to Buy in city Center, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$2422
🏡 House price to Buy in Suburbs, 1 m2 or 10 ft2
$1871

Other

🏋️ Gym Membership, 1 month
$72
🎫 Cinema Ticket, 1 person
$13.2
👩‍⚕️ Doctor's visit
$150
💇 Haircut, simple
$18.6
👖 Brand Jeans
$51.4
👟 Brand Sneakers
$83
👶 Daycare or Preschool, 1 month
$1002
🏫 International Primary School, 1 year
$8324

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