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Copper Center, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Total population: 328 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 354 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 166 (131 occupied: 91 owner occupied, 21 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Housing density: 12 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $142,249.

Median contract rent in 2015: $495 (lower quartile is $99, upper quartile is $388)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $2,829


Median gross rent in Copper Center, AK in 2015: $594

Housing units in Copper Center with a mortgage: 24 (0 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 30

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $87,050

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $19,877

Median monthly housing costs: $671


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Copper Center, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $170,090 (it was $81,900 in 2000)
Copper Center:

$170,090
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $108,459 - $249,793
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1987

Household type by relationship:

Households: 354
  • In family households: 306 (66 male householders, 26 female householders)
    51 spouses, 138 children (128 natural, 4 adopted, 6 stepchildren), 10 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 2 parents, 2 other relatives, 11 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 48 (31 male householders (28 living alone)), 14 female householders (14 living alone)), 3 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 41 2-persons, 17 3-persons, 13 4-persons, 8 5-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 42 1-person, 3 2-persons.

61 married couples with children.
60 single-parent households (20 men, 40 women).

84.2% of residents of Copper Center speak English at home.
0.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
3.0% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
11.8% of residents speak other language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 3 (0.8%)
(100.0% 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:

3.7
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Copper Center, Alaska:

  • 5no bedroom
  • 81 bedroom
  • 302 bedrooms
  • 393 bedrooms
  • 114 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Copper Center population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Copper Center, Alaska:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 131 bedroom
  • 92 bedrooms
  • 83 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Copper Center population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Copper Center in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 12no vehicle
  • 341 vehicle
  • 292 vehicles
  • 143 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Copper Center population

Cars and other vehicles available in Copper Center in renter-occupied apartments

  • 6no vehicle
  • 221 vehicle
  • 42 vehicles
  • 23 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Copper Center population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Copper Center, Alaska:

  • 51 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 123 rooms
  • 174 rooms
  • 245 rooms
  • 196 rooms
  • 147 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Copper Center population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Copper Center, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 22 rooms
  • 153 rooms
  • 54 rooms
  • 85 rooms
  • 46 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Copper Center population

Year house built

Median 2015 house/condo value by year built ($)

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

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Copper Center, AK household income distribution

  • Copper Center, AK household income distribution
  • 17Less than $10,000
  • 16$10,000 to $14,999
  • 12$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 6$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $44,999
  • 11$45,000 to $49,999
  • 16$50,000 to $59,999
  • 21$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5$75,000 to $99,999
  • 2$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Copper Center, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Copper Center, AK
  • 1$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$40,000 to $49,999
  • 3$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $69,999
  • 1$80,000 to $89,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 14$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 17$200,000 to $249,999
  • 9$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • 2$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Copper Center, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Copper Center, AK
  • 1Less than $100
  • 2$100 to $149
  • 1$250 to $299
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 2$750 to $799
  • 3No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 01990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 31980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 0Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Copper Center population
Copper Center commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 17
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 16
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 8
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 23
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 13
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 2
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Copper Center, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 86.7%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Copper Center mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 59 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 11 (13%)
  • Walked: 8 (10%)
  • Other means: 5 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 183
 Swedish: 22
 German: 16
 Irish: 16
 English: 15
 Dutch: 10
 Scotch-Irish: 8
 United States or American: 7
 Czech: 5
 French (except Basque): 5
 Scottish: 5
 European: 2
 Welsh: 2

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

  • 100%Korea

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

  • This state: 217
  • Northeast: 15
  • Midwest: 49
  • South: 6
  • West: 53

56% of Copper Center residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Alaska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 1
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 52
  • Less than 1 year of college: 6
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 14
  • Associate degree: 3
  • Bachelor's degree: 7
  • Master's degree: 5
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 2
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 2
  • 11th grade: 2
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 42
  • Less than 1 year of college: 7
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 20
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 10
  • Master's degree: 5
  • 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
  • 18.8%Males
  • 15.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 48.4%Males
  • 25.9%Females
Copper Center marital status for males
Copper Center marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 90
  • One, attached: 2
  • 3 or 4: 3
  • 10 to 19: 23
  • Mobile homes: 45
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $90,250

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 16%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 17%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Copper Center:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 83.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 14.7%Wood
  • 2.1%Utility gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 88.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.6%Electricity
  • 5.6%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5
Here:

8.5%
Alaska:

6.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2
Here:

5.6%
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)