Kotzebue, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,006 housing units in Kotzebue. This represents a 10.4% growth from 911 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 997 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 9 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Kotzebue is about 43.6%. Kotzebue's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 11.6%. Average household size is 3.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Kotzebue were built after 1982.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type8.30%
One Bedroom27%
Two Bedrooms31.20%
Three Bedrooms22.90%
Four Bedrooms7.80%
Five Bedrooms or more2.90%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.86
Median year structure was built1980
Median Value of occupied units$116,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$75,000

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size3.04
Median year structure was built1983
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$838

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage4.10%
Home Equity Loan4.40%
Simple Mortgage45.90%
Debt Free45.60%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.4%