Juneau, AK Cost Of Living

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Updated: 2020-03-08
136
Juneau's Overall Cost Of Living
1.4x
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 Juneau is expensive, while a number below 100 means it's a relatively cheap place to live.

What is the cost of living in Juneau, AK?

According to the most recent data on the cost of living, Juneau has an overall cost of living index of 136 which is 1.4x higher than the national index of 100.

Compared to only Alaska, Juneau has a cost of living index that's 1.1x higher than Alaska's index of 128.

The standard of living in Juneau ranks as #5469 most affordable out of the 6522 places we measured in Alaska. By definition, that implies Juneau ranks as the #938 most expensive place in the Last Frontier.

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Juneau Cost Of Living Vs. Alaska

Living Expense Juneau Alaska National Average
Overall 136 128 100
Services 113 112 100
Groceries 143 137 100
Health 149 147 100
Housing 162 135 100
Transportation 122 120 100
Utilities 134 147 100
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Juneau Cost of Living Vs. AK

Juneau, 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.

$344,000
Median Home Value
$1,226
Median Rent
$88,213
Median Income
Statistic Juneau Alaska United States
Median Home Value $344,000 $265,200 $204,900
Median Rent $1,226 $1,231 $1,023
Median Income $88,213 $76,715 $60,293
Home Value To Income 3.9x 3.5x 3.4x
Rent To Monthly Income 0.17x 0.19x 0.2x

Juneau SnackAbility

7
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9
Affordability
7
Diversity
9
Safety
3
Amenities
7
Education
9
Commute
9.5

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