The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage, AK For 2024

The richest Anchorage neighborhoods are Hillside East and Rabbit Creek for 2024 based on Saturday Night Science.

Richest Neighborhoods In Anchorage
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Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they 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 3.21x the national median and household incomes are 3.8x 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 $209,150.

Here’s a look at the top 10 wealthiest neighborhoods in Anchorage out of 36 for 2024.

What’s the richest neighborhood to live in Anchorage for 2024? According to the most recent census data, Hillside East looks to be the richest Anchorage neighborhood to live in.

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,405,111. 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.

Find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Anchorage.

For more Anchorage reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Anchorage and the worst neighborhoods in Anchorage.

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

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Richst Neighborhoods In Anchorage For 2024 By Median Income

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Hillside East $209,150
2 Rabbit Creek $156,703
3 South Fork $153,194
4 Basher $140,575
5 Huffman-O’malley $138,832
6 Mid-Hillside $131,615
7 South Addition $122,938
8 Old Seward-Oceanview $122,159
9 Girdwood $115,263
10 Bear Valley $114,682
11 Eagle River Valley $109,729
12 Birchwood $109,344
13 Bayshore-Klatt $108,222
14 Chugiak $105,429
15 Eagle River $105,078
16 Sand Lake $104,127
17 Turnagain $103,454
18 Rogers Park $96,686
19 Abbott Loop $95,068
20 Scenic Foothills $93,003
21 Turnagain Arm $87,214
22 Portage Valley $87,214
23 Tudor Area $85,888
24 Campbell Park $81,927
25 Taku-Campbell $81,579
26 Northeast $79,226
27 North Star $78,542
28 University Area $74,236
29 Government Hill $70,387
30 Russian Jack Park $69,792
31 Spenard $67,594
32 Airport Heights $65,031
33 Downtown $62,589
34 Fairview $53,634
35 Midtown $51,280
36 Mountain View $43,934

How We Determined The Wealthiest Neighborhoods In Anchorage For 2024

Every city has its 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 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?

Using Saturday Night Science, we researched income data from the Census and BLS for every neighborhood in Anchorage.

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 wealthiest neighborhood in Anchorage.

The richest neighborhoods in Anchorage are Hillside East, Rabbit Creek, South Fork, Basher, Huffman-O’malley, Mid-Hillside, South Addition, Old Seward-Oceanview, Girdwood, and Bear Valley.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Mountain View.

The poorest neighborhoods in Anchorage are Mountain View, Midtown, Fairview, Downtown, and Airport Heights.

We updated this article for 2024. This is our tenth time ranking the most affluent neighborhoods to live in Anchorage.

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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.

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