Palmer, Alaska

Pros and Cons of living in Palmer, Alaska according to Data

ProsCons
  • Low sales tax
  • No state income tax
  • Within 10-50 miles from an airport
  • Government spending is high
  • Race diversity
  • Religion diversity
  • Industry diversity
  • Low tornado risk
  • Low hurricane risk
  • Low risk of severe storms
  • Low volcanic hazard risk
  • Low wildfire risk
  • Low cancer incidence rate
  • Low cancer mortality rate
  • Private school enrollment is low for Elementary school level
  • Substance abuse rate on the higher side
  • Low Math proficiency at Middle schools
  • Low proficiency in Reading and Language Arts at High schools
  • Less comfortable weather (low number of days with temperatures 50-90 F)
  • Less comfortable humidity (more often >60%)
  • Dry weather
  • Weather with low extremes