Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.
These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Anchorage has to offer. Where houses go for over 3.07x the national median and household incomes are 3.25x the national median.
But where exactly in Anchorage do the richest of the rich people live? That would be South Fork where the median income is a cool $130,959. Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Anchorage out of 36:
- South Fork
- Hillside East
- Rabbit Creek
- Eklutna Valley
- Eagle River Valley
- Bear Valley
- Old Seward-Oceanview
Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,282,654. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.
Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Anchorage.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Anchorage
Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.
And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.
And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.
How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criteria:
Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?
We ranked every neighborhood in Anchorage by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, South Fork, was named the richest neighborhood in Anchorage.
The poorest neighborhood? That would be Mountain View.
Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Anchorage ranked.
Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage
|Rank||Neighborhood||Median Household Income|
|7||Eagle River Valley||$114,118|
|30||Russian Jack Park||$53,414|