Ketchikan, Alaska, enjoys a temperate climate with good air quality. Rainfall is common, while snowfall is infrequent, occurring about 5% of the year. The average home age is 40-50 years, with median prices around $300,000-$400,000 and annual appreciation of 2-3%. Property taxes are approximately 1-2% of home value. Homeownership stands at 60%, rentals at 30%, and vacancies at 10%. This picturesque city offers a unique blend of history, nature, and culture.