These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage, AK For 2019

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

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 3.02x the national median and household incomes are 2.97x the national median.

But where exactly in Anchorage do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Hillside East where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Anchorage out of 38 for 2019:

  1. Hillside East (Homes)
  2. Huffman-O’malley (Homes)
  3. Rabbit Creek (Homes)
  4. Mid-Hillside (Homes)
  5. South Fork (Homes)
  6. Eagle River Valley (Homes)
  7. Old Seward-Oceanview (Homes)
  8. Bear Valley (Homes)
  9. Eklutna Valley (Homes)
  10. Birchwood (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,283,618. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Anchorage.

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Or, for living around Anchorage, out the best Anchorage suburbs and the worst Anchorage suburbs.

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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Anchorage For 2019

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 criterion:

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, Hillside East, was named the richest neighborhood in Anchorage.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Glen Alps.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Anchorage ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Hillside East $163,611
2 Huffman-O’malley $151,468
3 Rabbit Creek $148,635
4 Mid-Hillside $147,807
5 South Fork $132,917
6 Eagle River Valley $112,756
7 Old Seward-Oceanview $107,738
8 Bear Valley $107,375
9 Eklutna Valley $106,042
10 Birchwood $105,269
11 Rogers Park $93,587
12 Scenic Foothills $93,076
13 Chugiak $92,164
14 Eagle River $90,926
15 Bayshore-Klatt $89,962
16 Abbott Loop $88,362
17 Girdwood $87,392
18 Sand Lake $86,728
19 Tudor Area $86,338
20 South Addition $84,877
21 Portage Valley $83,750
22 Turnagain $82,887
23 Turnagain Arm $81,535
24 Northeast $73,331
25 Taku-Campbell $71,204
26 North Star $67,410
27 Campbell Park $66,541
28 Government Hill $62,539
29 Airport Heights $62,070
30 University Area $59,835
31 Russian Jack Park $53,636
32 Spenard $53,215
33 Midtown $47,639
34 Fairview $43,089
35 Mountain View $38,216
36 Downtown $32,902
37 Basher $0
38 Glen Alps $0

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.

If you've been looking for a place to live in the past several years, you've probably stumbled upon his writing already.

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