97.9 million acres
There is 300,000 acres of undeveloped land for sale in Alaska based on recent Land And Farm data. With an average price of $105,153, the combined market value of undeveloped land for sale in Alaska is $106 million .
663 300 кв. миль
1.9 billion acres
The federal and state agencies in Alaska do not offer free land . The State of Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources however does have a Public Land Sale program and some other organizations in Alaska may occasionally offer land for sale to private citizens.
Is “ homesteading ” allowed anywhere in Alaska today? No. The State of Alaska currently has no homesteading program for its lands. In 2012, the State made some state lands available for private ownership through two types of programs: sealed-bid auctions and remote recreation cabin sites.
|Travis Scott Meal||$6.00|
|Big Mac – Meal||$5.99|
|2 Cheeseburgers – Meal||$4.89|
Land isn’t expensive , houses are. Everything is imported from the lower-48. From the nails and drywall, to every appliance and lighting fixture. As the cost of transportation increases, so do the price of homes and everything else in Alaska .
Top 100 Jobs Relatively More Common in Alaska Than Elsewhere
|Rank||Job||Local Popularity Index|
|1||Zoologists and wildlife biologists||45.6|
|2||Geological and petroleum technicians||30.5|
|3||Airline pilots , copilots, and flight engineers||29.3|
|4||Material moving workers||20.2|
At 663,300 square miles, Alaska is by far the largest state in the United States , nearly two and a half times as large as Texas. In the case of many map projections, Alaska appears to be more than half the size of the lower 48 states, when in reality the continental US is 4.7 times as large.
One-fifth the size of the Lower 48, Alaska is bigger than Texas, California , and Montana combined! Alaska is also far-flung: 4.3 times wider (east to west) and 2.1 times taller (north to south) than California .
1 is John Malone , who can boast being the largest landowner in the US with 2.2 million acres. That’s about half the size of Lake Ontario. The former media tycoon made his wealth building the company Tele-Communications Inc., or TCI, which he sold to AT&T for $50 billion 20 years ago.
1. Roman Catholic Church: 70 million hectares. The largest landowner in the world is not a major oil magnate or a real estate investor.
The largest cattle ranch in the world, Anna Creek , is on the market in Australia. For context, the ranch is about the size of New Hampshire, according to Time magazine. This ranch is just one (big) part of an entire parcel that’s for sale.