Chena Ridge, AK Cost Of Living

Demographics | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-03-08
Chena Ridge's Overall Cost Of Living
Higher Than The National Average
The cost of living index is set to 100 for the average place in America. An index above 100 means Chena Ridge is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Chena Ridge, AK?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Chena Ridge has an overall cost of living index of 131 which is 1.3x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alaska, Chena Ridge has a cost of living index that's 1.0x higher than Alaska's index of 128.

The standard of living in Chena Ridge ranks as #5304 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Alaska. By definition, that implies Chena Ridge ranks as the #1102 most expensive place in the Last Frontier.

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Chena Ridge Cost Of Living Vs. Alaska

Living Expense Chena Ridge Alaska National Average
Overall 131 128 100
Services 115 112 100
Groceries 125 137 100
Health 155 147 100
Housing 128 135 100
Transportation 113 120 100
Utilities 209 147 100
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Chena Ridge Cost of Living Vs. AK

Chena Ridge, AK Housing Cost Breakdown

Housing swings affordability the most between places in Alaska, so we broke down the statistics around housing costs into more detail. It's also important to consider median household incomes to make apples-to-apples comparisons across locations.

Home and income come data comes from the most recent US Census ACS 2014-2018.

Median Home Value
Median Rent
Median Income
Statistic Chena Ridge Alaska United States
Median Home Value $281,700 $265,200 $204,900
Median Rent $793 $1,231 $1,023
Median Income $96,004 $76,715 $60,293
Home Value To Income 2.9x 3.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.1x 0.19x 0.2x

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Cost Of Living In Cities Around Chena Ridge

City Population Cost Of Living Vs. Chena Ridge
Fairbanks, AK 31,677 127 1.0x
Badger, AK 18,792 132 1.0x
College, AK 13,709 130 1.0x
Steele Creek, AK 7,380 133 1.0x
Farmers Loop, AK 5,535 128 1.0x

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