Petersburg, Alaska

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

ProsCons
  • Low property tax
  • No state income tax
  • Government spending is high
  • Age diversity
  • Race diversity
  • Religion diversity
  • More people with STEM degrees
  • Occupation diversity
  • Low tornado risk
  • Low hurricane risk
  • Low risk of severe storms
  • Low earthquake risk
  • Low volcanic hazard risk
  • Low wildfire risk
  • Good air year round
  • Low cancer mortality rate
  • High proficiency in Reading and Language Arts at Middle schools
  • Too close to an airport
  • Substance abuse rate on the higher side
  • Less comfortable weather (low number of days with temperatures 50-90 F)
  • Less comfortable humidity (more often >60%)
  • Cloudy skies
  • Dry weather