Nikiski, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,788 housing units in Nikiski. This represents a 71.1% growth from 1,045 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,788 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Nikiski is about 81.7%. Nikiski's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.9%. Average household size is 2.85 people.

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


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.90%
One Bedroom15.90%
Two Bedrooms22%
Three Bedrooms35.50%
Four Bedrooms15.90%
Five Bedrooms or more4.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.84
Median year structure was built1982
Median Value of occupied units$111,700
Median Price asked for vacant units$19,200

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.88
Median year structure was built1982
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$573

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6%
Home Equity Loan1.70%
Simple Mortgage57%
Debt Free35.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.5%