These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage


We used science and data to determine which Anchorage neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage

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:

  1. South Fork
  2. Hillside East
  3. Rabbit Creek
  4. Huffman-O’Malley
  5. Mid-Hillside
  6. Eklutna Valley
  7. Eagle River Valley
  8. Bear Valley
  9. Chugiak
  10. 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.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 South Fork $162,454
2 Hillside East $151,250
3 Rabbit Creek $145,672
4 Huffman-O’Malley $142,317
5 Mid-Hillside $139,024
6 Eklutna Valley $125,179
7 Eagle River Valley $114,118
8 Bear Valley $107,708
9 Chugiak $101,788
10 Old Seward-Oceanview $93,144
11 Scenic Foothills $92,350
12 South Addition $90,410
13 Abbott Loop $90,050
14 Bayshore-Klatt $87,615
15 Rogers Park $87,198
16 Eagle River $83,358
17 Sand Lake $81,738
18 Turnagain $79,504
19 Portage Valley $78,583
20 Girdwood $77,467
21 Tudor Area $77,218
22 Turnagain Arm $74,440
23 Birchwood $72,666
24 Taku-Campbell $71,405
25 Campbell Park $69,245
26 Northeast $67,069
27 University Area $65,278
28 North Star $60,390
29 Airport Heights $55,428
30 Russian Jack Park $53,414
31 Spenard $52,280
32 Government Hill $49,704
33 Midtown $47,917
34 Downtown $47,879
35 Fairview $40,699
36 Mountain View $39,976

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