Alaska happens to be the largest state in the US, and also one of the least populated. Alaska offers great incentives for living in the coldest state in the nation. Like offering the lowest tax rate in the US of just 3.43%. Alaska’s largest industry by far is in oil but the tourism and fishing industries are booming as well. Because of their abundance of Oil, the Alaskan government set up a perpetual fund in which 25% of all oil revenue goes. Each resident of the state revives a dividend check annually, in 2015 the Alaskan government paid $2,072.