Average Rent In Alaska For February 2020

By Chris Kolmar | HomeSnacks | Updated: 2020-02-23
$1,600
Average Rent
$1.19
Average $/sqft

What is the average rent in Alaska?

According to the most recent data from Zillow, the average rent in Alaska for February 2020 is $1,600. With an averge apartment size of 1,344 sqft, the average price per square foot in Alaska is $1.19.

Compared to the national average of $1,650, Alaska rent costs -3.0% less. Read our analysis of rents by state to see how Alaska ranks.

Here's a look at how average rents have changed over time:

Worst Places To Live In Alaska

How Does Alaska Rent Compare To The Rest Of The Country?

StatisticAKUSA% Difference
Average Rent $1,600$1,650 -3.0%
Average $/sqft $1.19$1.135 4.9%
M-o-M Change $-50$0 -inf%
Y-o-Y Change $0$5 -100.0%
M-o-M % Change -3.0%0.0% -
Y-o-Y % Change 0.0%0.3% -

Median Rent By Bedrooms In Alaska

$1,400
Studio
$950
1-Bedroom
$1,200
2-Bedroom
$1,600
3-Bedroom
$1,995
4-Bedroom

As you would expect, the median price for rent in Alaska increases as the number of bedrooms in the unit increases. Studios rent the cheapest in Alaska clocking in at $1,400, while a four bedroom rental will set you back $1,995 per month.

We think the best deal comes in the form of a two bedroom for $1,200 per month, however, if you don't mind having roommates, the best option on a per room basis is a 4-bedroom rental for $498/room/month.

Read on to find out more or for more on Alaska check out:

Month Over Month Alaska Rent Statistics

$-50
M-o-M Increase
-3.0%
M-o-M Increase

Alaska has experienced a $-50 change in rent over the past month going from $1,650 to $1,600. That change comes out to -3.0%.

For reference, the US national average rent changed $0 in the past month or 0.0%.

Here's a look at the month over month change for each month since 2010 for Alaska:

Year Over Year Alaska Rent Statistics

$0
Y-o-Y Increase
0.0%
Y-o-Y Increase

Over the past year, the average rent in Alaska changed $0 from $1,600 to $1,600. A change of $0 means that rents changed 0.0% in a year.

That compares to the US national change of $5 in the past year or 0.3%.

Here's a look at the year over year change by month since 2011 for Alaska:

The 10 Places With The Highest Rent In Alaska

Nome, AK

Population: 3,793
Median Rent: $1,699
More on Nome: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Kotzebue, AK
Source: Public domain

Population: 3,276
Median Rent: $1,547
More on Kotzebue: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Bethel, AK
Source: Public domain

Population: 6,408
Median Rent: $1,533
More on Bethel: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Unalaska, AK
Source: Public domain

Population: 4,809
Median Rent: $1,478
More on Unalaska: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Fairbanks, AK

Population: 31,853
Median Rent: $1,434
More on Fairbanks: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Anchorage, AK

Population: 298,225
Median Rent: $1,349
More on Anchorage: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Valdez, AK

Population: 3,921
Median Rent: $1,327
More on Valdez: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Juneau, AK

Population: 32,434
Median Rent: $1,263
More on Juneau: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Dillingham, AK
Source: Public domain

Population: 2,209
Median Rent: $1,245
More on Dillingham: Real Estate | Data | Photos

North Pole, AK

Population: 2,319
Median Rent: $1,206
More on North Pole: Real Estate | Data | Photos

Learn More About Living In Alaska

About Chris Kolmar

Chris Kolmar has been in the real estate business for almost ten years now. He originally worked for Movoto Real Estate as the director of marketing before founding HomeSnacks.

He believes the key to finding the right place to live comes down to looking at the data, reading about things to do, and, most importantly, checking it out yourself before you move.

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