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As of 2010-2014, median price of a house in Alaska is $246,300, which is higher than the national average of $175,700. The Alaska median house value has grown by 70.80% since 2000. The growth rate for the price of a house in Alaska is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. The median year that a house in Alaska was built is 1983, which is newer than the median year for a house built in the USA which is 1976.

Topics:House ValueHousing OccupancyYear Structure BuiltMortgage StatusMortgage Owner's CostsNone-Mortgage Owner's CostsUnits in StructureRoomsBedroomsHouse Heating FuelGross RentVehicle Available

House Value

Median Value of a Total of 159,415 Owner Occupied Houses in Alaska, #10
Alaska
246,300 USD
U.S.
175,700 USD
Median House Price Growth Since 2000, #17
Alaska
70.80%
U.S.
46.91%
Ranks: $50K or Less, $50-100K, $100-150K, $150-200K, $200-300K, $300-500K, $500-1M, $1M or More

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house value data.

Housing Occupancy

 Alaska%U.S.
Total Housing Units307,820, see rank100%132,741,033
Occupied Housing Units251,67881.76%, see rank87.55%
Owner Occupied159,41551.79%, see rank56.34%
Renter Occupied92,26329.97%, see rank31.21%
Vacant Housing Units56,14218.24%, see rank12.45%
For Rent5,7501.87%, see rank2.34%
For Sale Only2,6070.85%, see rank1.20%
Rented or Sold, Not Occupied3,1231.01%, see rank0.92%
For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use30,5149.91%, see rank3.97%
For Migrant Workers5110.17%, see rank0.03%
Other Vacant13,6374.43%, see rank4.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical housing occupancy data.

Year Structure Built

Median Built Year, #9
AlaskaU.S.
19831976

Ranks: 1995 or earlier, 1960-1969, 1970-1979, 1980-1989, 1990-2000, 2000-2010

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical year structure built data.

Mortgage Status

 Alaska%U.S.
Owner-Occupied Units159,415100%74,787,460
With a Mortgage105,27366.04%, see rank65.58%
Without a Mortgage54,14233.96%, see rank34.42%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical mortgage status data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units with a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Alaska
1,843 USD
U.S.
1,522 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAlaska%U.S.
$299 or Less1840.17%, see rank0.20%
$300 to $4999590.91%, see rank1.59%
$500 to $6992,3282.21%, see rank5.01%
$700 to $9996,2085.90%, see rank14.32%
$1,000 to $1,49922,12921.02%, see rank27.90%
$1,500 to $1,99930,41028.89%, see rank20.35%
$2,000 to $2,99932,92031.27%, see rank19.52%
$3,000 or More10,1359.63%, see rank11.12%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Alaska
22.80% of the Total Income
U.S.
23.70% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Alaska%U.S.
10% or Less6,2625.95%, see rank5.86%
10% to 20%35,85934.06%, see rank31.95%
20% to 30%32,05030.44%, see rank27.64%
30% to 40%14,17113.46%, see rank13.74%
40% or More16,79115.95%, see rank20.29%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units with a mortgage data.

Monthly Owner Costs for Housing Units without a Mortgage


Median Owner Costs, see rank
Alaska
555 USD
U.S.
457 USD

Owner Costs Distribution
Monthly Owner CostsAlaska%U.S.
$199 or Less4,2827.91%, see rank7.76%
$200 to $2995,2099.62%, see rank14.70%
$300 to $49913,76425.42%, see rank34.63%
$500 to $69914,49526.77%, see rank21.16%
$700 or More16,39230.28%, see rank21.75%

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Median Percentage, see rank
Alaska
10.80% of the Total Income
U.S.
12.30% of the Total Income

Owner Cost as a Percentage of the Total Income, Distribution
 Alaska%U.S.
10% or Less25,29146.71%, see rank40.19%
10% to 20%16,54430.56%, see rank31.47%
20% to 30%5,2059.61%, see rank12.24%
30% to 40%2,3354.31%, see rank5.64%
40% or More4,5948.49%, see rank9.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical monthly owner costs for housing units without a mortgage data.

Units in Structure

 Alaska%U.S.
Total Housing Units307,820100%132,741,033
1-unit, Detached193,91263.00%, see rank61.65%
1-unit, Attached23,4117.61%, see rank5.82%
2 Units15,1944.94%, see rank3.75%
3 or 4 Units21,6797.04%, see rank4.43%
5 to 9 Units14,2814.64%, see rank4.78%
10 or More Units23,9487.78%, see rank13.08%
Mobile Home, Boat, RV, Van, etc.15,3955.00%, see rank6.49%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical units in structure data.

Rooms

 Alaska%U.S.
Total Housing Units307,820100%132,741,033
1 Room17,8305.79%, see rank1.95%
2 Rooms23,8257.74%, see rank2.48%
3 Rooms40,62813.20%, see rank9.13%
4 Rooms58,63319.05%, see rank16.60%
5 Rooms55,93918.17%, see rank20.41%
6 Rooms42,52513.81%, see rank18.06%
7 Rooms27,9449.08%, see rank12.27%
8 Rooms18,5156.01%, see rank8.48%
9 Rooms or More21,9817.14%, see rank10.60%
Median Rooms4.70, see rank-5.50

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical rooms data.

Bedrooms

 Alaska%U.S.
Total Housing Units307,820100%132,741,033
No Bedroom18,7926.10%, see rank2.17%
1 Bedroom44,92914.60%, see rank11.16%
2 Bedrooms81,96426.63%, see rank26.69%
3 Bedrooms106,88334.72%, see rank39.70%
4 Bedrooms44,01414.30%, see rank16.05%
5 or More Bedrooms11,2383.65%, see rank4.22%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical bedrooms data.

House Heating Fuel

 Alaska%U.S.
Total Housing Units251,678100%116,211,092
Utility Gas121,50248.28%, see rank48.85%
Bottled, Tank, or LP Gas3,5721.42%, see rank4.86%
Electricity28,77411.43%, see rank36.68%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, etc.78,64031.25%, see rank5.86%
Coal or Coke8350.33%, see rank0.12%
Wood15,7266.25%, see rank2.12%
Solar Energy240.01%, see rank0.05%
Other Fuel1,6340.65%, see rank0.47%
No Fuel Used9710.39%, see rank1.00%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical house heating fuel data.

Gross Rent

Monthly RentalAlaska%U.S.
Occupied Units Paying Rent84,683100%39,201,928
$199 or Less8080.95%, see rank1.50%
$200 to $2998290.98%, see rank3.18%
$300 to $4994,3055.08%, see rank7.37%
$500 to $6996,0327.12%, see rank16.01%
$700 to $99921,08024.89%, see rank29.17%
$1,000 to $1,49929,35834.67%, see rank26.88%
$1,500 to $1,99913,45215.89%, see rank9.79%
$2,000 or More8,81910.41%, see rank6.10%
Median$1,131, see rank-$920

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gross rent data.

Vehicle Available

 Alaska%U.S.
Occupied Housing Units251,678100%116,211,092
No Vehicles Available24,1489.59%, see rank9.12%
1 Vehicles Available80,03631.80%, see rank33.80%
2 Vehicles Available94,50737.55%, see rank37.48%
3 or More Vehicles Available52,98721.05%, see rank19.61%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical vehicle available data.


 
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