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Alaska

Anchorage

Nearest city: Anchorage
Population: 281,070
Median household income: $80,927

Residents of Anchorage, Alaska's largest city, have a strong economy, teeming wildlife, low crime, and fresh air.

Runner-up: N/A*

*Only cities with at least 50,000 residents and a median family income between $40,000 and $100,000 were considered.

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