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Buffalo Soapstone, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Buffalo Soapstone,AK index of house prices

Total population: 855 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 673 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 281 (230 occupied: 241 owner occupied, 23 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

9%
State:

36%

Housing density: 12 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $150,601.

Median contract rent in 2015: $796


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $618


Median gross rent in Buffalo Soapstone, AK in 2015: $0

Housing units in Buffalo Soapstone with a mortgage: 79 (4 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 49

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $86,867

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,173

Median monthly housing costs: $1,020


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Buffalo Soapstone, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $208,910 (it was $84,100 in 2000)
Buffalo Soapstone:

$208,910
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $95,155 - $312,933

Mean price in 2015:

Detached houses: $213,731
Here:

$213,731
State:

$295,806

Mobile homes: $72,235
Here:

$72,235
State:

$51,692
Median year house/condo built: 1995

Median year apartment built: 2000

Household type by relationship:

Households: 673
  • In family households: 644 (163 male householders, 30 female householders)
    158 spouses, 210 children (186 natural, 11 adopted, 13 stepchildren), 26 grandchildren, 9 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 9 other relatives, 39 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 29 (17 male householders (17 living alone)), 12 female householders (12 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 67 2-persons, 57 3-persons, 33 4-persons, 27 5-persons, 9 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 29 1-person.

159 married couples with children.
56 single-parent households (31 men, 25 women).

All residents speak only English at home

Foreign born population: 6 (0.9%)
(0.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.1
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.4
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Buffalo Soapstone, Alaska:

  • 24no bedroom
  • 371 bedroom
  • 252 bedrooms
  • 803 bedrooms
  • 234 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Soapstone population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo Soapstone, Alaska:

  • 7no bedroom
  • 71 bedroom
  • 72 bedrooms
  • 133 bedrooms
  • 74 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Soapstone population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Buffalo Soapstone in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 0no vehicle
  • 341 vehicle
  • 1142 vehicles
  • 353 vehicles
  • 64 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Soapstone population

Cars and other vehicles available in Buffalo Soapstone in renter-occupied apartments

  • 0no vehicle
  • 141 vehicle
  • 72 vehicles
  • 203 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Soapstone population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Buffalo Soapstone, Alaska:

  • 241 room
  • 122 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 124 rooms
  • 445 rooms
  • 546 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Soapstone population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Buffalo Soapstone, Alaska:

  • 71 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 04 rooms
  • 75 rooms
  • 206 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Soapstone population

Year house built

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Buffalo Soapstone, AK household income distribution

  • Buffalo Soapstone, AK household income distribution
  • 29Less than $10,000
  • 15$10,000 to $14,999
  • 27$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 7$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 12$35,000 to $39,999
  • 34$40,000 to $44,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 31$60,000 to $74,999
  • 9$75,000 to $99,999
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$125,000 to $149,999
  • 9$150,000 to $199,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Buffalo Soapstone, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Buffalo Soapstone, AK
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4$20,000 to $24,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 15$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $49,999
  • 4$50,000 to $59,999
  • 7$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 7$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 10$100,000 to $124,999
  • 10$150,000 to $174,999
  • 21$175,000 to $199,999
  • 24$200,000 to $249,999
  • 43$250,000 to $299,999
  • 50$300,000 to $399,999
  • 6$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Buffalo Soapstone, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Buffalo Soapstone, AK
  • 3$400 to $449
  • 4$500 to $549
  • 4$550 to $599
  • 7$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 6Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Buffalo Soapstone population
Buffalo Soapstone commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 22
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 5
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 61
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 11
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 52
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 18
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 27
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 6
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 25
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 32
  • 90 or more minutes: 7
Buffalo Soapstone, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.9%
Number of people working at home: 4 (1.5% of all workers)

Buffalo Soapstone mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 223 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 24 (9%)
  • Walked: 12 (4%)
  • Other means: 7 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 4 (1%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 90
 Italian: 75
 German: 72
 English: 69
 Irish: 53
 Norwegian: 52
 United States or American: 45
 French (except Basque): 32
 Scotch-Irish: 30
 Russian: 8
 Hungarian: 7
 Icelander: 6
 Scottish: 6
 Finnish: 5
 European: 4

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 100%Canada

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 181
  • Northeast: 60
  • Midwest: 99
  • South: 128
  • West: 189

60% of Buffalo Soapstone residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 18% lived in Alaska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 6
  • 11th grade: 9
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 13
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 76
  • Less than 1 year of college: 20
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 52
  • Associate degree: 16
  • Bachelor's degree: 6
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 16
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 6
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 77
  • Less than 1 year of college: 16
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10
  • Associate degree: 13
  • Bachelor's degree: 23
  • Master's degree: 0
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 13.0%Males
Buffalo Soapstone marital status for males
Buffalo Soapstone marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 227
  • Two: 14
  • Mobile homes: 35
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $77,971

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 35%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 28%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Buffalo Soapstone:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 77.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.5%Wood
  • 6.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.8%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 65.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 34.1%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

14.3%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

14.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)