Alaska Fair Market Rents

2022 Fair Market Rents

2022 FMRs in Alaska by county. Click on the map below to view FMRs for a particular county.

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FMRs vary across Alaska based on County and ZIP code as well as number of bedrooms. The average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Alaska is $1,250.

The highest average FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in the United States is $1,888 in Hawaii. The lowest for a two-bedroom apartment is $485 in Puerto Rico.

FMRs in Alaska are based on the price of monthly rent plus the cost of essential utilities. FMRs vary by county or ZIP Code. Generally areas with a lower population density have a lower gross rent (lower FMRs) but there are exceptions.

View the Fair Market Rents Overview for detailed information on how FMRs are calculated. Click on a specific county on the map or from the table below for detailed FMR information including Small Area FMRs.

How does Alaska compare?

The highest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment in Alaska is $1,698 in Bethel Census Area. The lowest FMR for a two-bedroom apartment is $825 in Lake and Peninsula Borough.

Alaska ($1,250) has a 25.4% higher FMR for 2-Bedroom housing than the average of the US ($997) and therefore has a higher gross rent.

Alaska is rank 11th out of 56 States and territories. This means the FMRs, or in other words, the gross rent is higher than 45 other States and territories. Alaska is the 11th most expensive State or territory in terms of FMRs.

Average FMRs for Alaska

11th
Rank
$874
Studio
$973
1-person
$1,250
2-person
$1,639
3-person
$1,911
4-person
Counties in Alaska (28)
County Rank Studio 1-Bed 2-Bed 3-Bed 4-Bed
Bethel Census Area 1st $1,242 $1,362 $1,698 $2,099 $2,547
Aleutians West Census Area 2nd $1,097 $1,255 $1,651 $2,041 $2,476
Kodiak Island Borough 3rd $1,042 $1,192 $1,568 $1,938 $2,402
North Slope Borough 4th $1,074 $1,224 $1,611 $1,991 $2,185
Juneau City and Borough 5th $958 $1,154 $1,442 $2,048 $2,432
Nome Census Area 6th $1,190 $1,197 $1,501 $2,028 $2,035
Northwest Arctic Borough 7th $1,015 $1,161 $1,528 $2,064 $2,072
Denali Borough 8th $1,016 $1,110 $1,461 $1,806 $2,191
Fairbanks North Star Borough 9th $877 $1,003 $1,320 $1,875 $2,259
Ketchikan Gateway Borough 10th $886 $1,014 $1,334 $1,777 $2,268
Anchorage Municipality 11th $877 $948 $1,248 $1,773 $2,136
Sitka City and Borough 12th $907 $1,040 $1,229 $1,715 $2,009
Skagway Municipality 13th $919 $1,060 $1,313 $1,623 $1,969
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area 14th $927 $933 $1,228 $1,744 $1,955
Petersburg Census Area 15th $831 $919 $1,195 $1,477 $1,995
Valdez-Cordova Census Area 16th $764 $987 $1,150 $1,422 $1,968
Dillingham Census Area 17th $858 $943 $1,234 $1,532 $1,673
Yakutat City and Borough 18th $833 $910 $1,198 $1,481 $1,797
Aleutians East Borough 19th $810 $885 $1,165 $1,440 $1,747
Kenai Peninsula Borough 20th $815 $820 $1,072 $1,507 $1,662
Matanuska-Susitna Borough 21st $744 $789 $1,035 $1,470 $1,772
Hoonah-Angoon Census Area 22nd $786 $859 $1,130 $1,397 $1,532
Haines Borough 23rd $732 $800 $1,053 $1,302 $1,579
Bristol Bay Borough 24th $685 $749 $985 $1,399 $1,494
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area 25th $744 $796 $1,016 $1,256 $1,378
Wrangell City and Borough 26th $668 $717 $944 $1,321 $1,416
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area 27th $594 $750 $855 $1,215 $1,282
Lake and Peninsula Borough 28th $574 $680 $825 $1,161 $1,287

More on Alaska

Want to learn more about Alaska? See Loan Limits in Alaska to view maximum loan amounts or click here to find a Public Housing Authority in Alaska who can help with finding affordable housing near you.

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Fair Market Rents are estimated by the HUD.