Ester, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 828 housing units in Ester. This represents a 851.7% growth from 87 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 210 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 618 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ester is about 59.7%. Ester's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.8%. Average household size is 2.25 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ester were built after 1987.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type20.80%
One Bedroom30.40%
Two Bedrooms12.40%
Three Bedrooms26.70%
Four Bedrooms8.10%
Five Bedrooms or more1.60%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.61
Median year structure was built1986
Median Value of occupied units$117,500
Median Price asked for vacant units$85,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.71
Median year structure was built1988
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$525

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage5.40%
Home Equity Loan3%
Simple Mortgage71%
Debt Free20.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs17.9%