Big Lake, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 2,116 housing units in Big Lake. This represents a 9.5% growth from 1,933 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,116 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Big Lake is about 84.7%. Big Lake's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 53.9%. Average household size is 2.6 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Big Lake were built after 1985.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type17.20%
One Bedroom24.10%
Two Bedrooms31.70%
Three Bedrooms20%
Four Bedrooms5.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.40%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.59
Median year structure was built1985
Median Value of occupied units$108,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$77,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.63
Median year structure was built1981
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$612

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage0%
Home Equity Loan1.80%
Simple Mortgage57.90%
Debt Free40.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs19.7%