Alaska Land for Sale
Alaska is the largest U.S. state and maybe one of the most desired states in which to hunt. The interior climate of Alaska is considered to be subarctic with summer sometimes reaching into the 90s and winter temperatures falling to an extreme 60 degrees below zero. Alaska is replete with mountainous regions, even volcanos, swamps and marshlands, forests and tundra areas full of permafrost. It is even said that there are over three million lakes in the Last Frontier State. Some of the economic drivers of the state include oil and natural gas extraction, precious metal mining, logging, seafood, and, of course, its massively popular hunting industry.
The median home value in Alaska is somewhere around $300,000. Smart asset says, “Average property taxes in the state are a bit higher than the national average property tax. The average effective property tax rate in Alaska is 1.19%, while the U.S. rate is 1.08%” The average county wide tax rate is 1.317% meaning that property taxes run about $3,200 annually. According to Best Places, the cost of living in Alaska rates at 125.8 which makes it higher than the national average of 100.
Hunting Land for Sale in Alaska
The general size of property for sale in the state varies from under one acre to a 440-acre parcel in Peninsula County. The Alaska Department of Fish and Game lists Plains bison, black bear, brown and grizzly bear, caribou, Dall sheep, mule deer, Sitka black-tiled deer, elk, moose, mountain goat, muskox, waterfowl, wolf, and various small game animals as legitimate species to hunt in the state, but it does not list whitetail deer. Alaska also boasts an amazing fishery, trapping opportunities, shooting ranges, hiking, camping and other outdoor activities.
Farm Land for Sale in Alaska
The growing season for produce in Alaska goes year round for some items, such as beets, carrots, onions, and potatoes. Other items begin in June for the regular growing season. With only just over 750 farms in the union’s biggest state, Alaska’s agriculture industry accounts for just under $59 million annually. Cattle, reindeer, bison, and seafood account for the primary meat animals. According to State Summaries, “Average annual precipitation amounts vary greatly across Alaska. Coastal mountain ranges in the southeastern panhandle receive more than 200 inches per year, while totals drop to 60 inches south of the Alaska Range, 12 inches in the interior, and less than 6 inches in the North Slope.” Per NASS.USDA.gov there is currently no listing for the land value per acre for Alaska.
Cheap Land for Sale in Alaska
According to Land Watch land prices listed start at around $8,900 for an acre, and a whopping $3,000,000 for 11 acres on the Cooper River, making Alaska a difficult state to gauge for hunting land pricing. Of the four regions listed—South central, Southwest, Inside passage, and Interior—South central has the most listings with 13 and the other three regions with three listings each.
The Bottom Line
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