Alaska Real Estate
According to census data in the year 2000 there were 260,978 housing units in Alaska.
This represents a 12.2% from 232,608 in 1990.
Of those housing units, 157,909 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 103,069 were located in what is classified as a rural area.
Homeownership rate in Alaska is about 62.5%.
Alaska's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 15.1%.
Average household size is 2.74 people.
The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Alaska were built after 1979.
|Housing Units by Size|
|Five Bedrooms or more||3.1%|
Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.9|
|Median year structure was built||1980|
|Median Value of occupied units||$144,200|
|Median Price asked for vacant units||$111,100|
Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos
|Average Household Size||2.48|
|Median year structure was built||1977|
|Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units||$638|
Owners Finance Status
|Second Mortgage & Equity Loan||0.1%|
|Home Equity Loan||4.3%|
|Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs||19.7%|
Cities & Towns