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Cordova, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

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Total population: 2,226 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 2,463 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 1,225 (970 occupied: 768 owner occupied, 206 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

21%
State:

36%

Housing density: 20 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $282,816.

Median contract rent in 2016: $550 (lower quartile is $468, upper quartile is $726)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $720


Median gross rent in Cordova, AK in 2016: $661

Housing units in Cordova with a mortgage: 457 (8 second mortgage, 62 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 312

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $143,981

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $81,205

Median monthly housing costs: $1,393


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Cordova, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $311,965 (it was $142,700 in 2000)
Cordova:

$311,965
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $263,578 - $407,196
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1975

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,067
  • In family households: 2,538 (344 male householders, 359 female householders)
    540 spouses, 787 children (719 natural, 42 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 125 brothers or sisters, 77 parents, 115 other relatives, 160 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 448 (200 male householders (172 living alone)), 62 female householders (56 living alone)), 191 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 76

Size of family households: 357 2-persons, 162 3-persons, 90 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 39 6-persons, 13 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 233 1-person, 16 2-persons, 10 3-persons.

454 married couples with children.
32 single-parent households (7 men, 25 women).

94.4% of residents of Cordova speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (82% speak English very well, 18% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
4.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (40% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 60% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 231 (7.5%)
(87.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.2
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.4
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Cordova, Alaska:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 331 bedroom
  • 862 bedrooms
  • 3413 bedrooms
  • 2974 bedrooms
  • 245+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cordova, Alaska:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 631 bedroom
  • 852 bedrooms
  • 393 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 34no vehicle
  • 1401 vehicle
  • 3452 vehicles
  • 1713 vehicles
  • 234 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

Cars and other vehicles available in Cordova in renter-occupied apartments

  • 16no vehicle
  • 1361 vehicle
  • 302 vehicles
  • 243 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Cordova, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 704 rooms
  • 1305 rooms
  • 2576 rooms
  • 997 rooms
  • 628 rooms
  • 1269+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cordova, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 542 rooms
  • 393 rooms
  • 724 rooms
  • 175 rooms
  • 16 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 118 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year 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 %

  • Cordova, AK household income distribution

  • Cordova, AK household income distribution
  • 41Less than $10,000
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 1$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3$20,000 to $24,999
  • 22$25,000 to $29,999
  • 21$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3$45,000 to $49,999
  • 30$50,000 to $59,999
  • 77$60,000 to $74,999
  • 217$75,000 to $99,999
  • 207$100,000 to $124,999
  • 51$125,000 to $149,999
  • 259$150,000 to $199,999
  • 45$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Cordova, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Cordova, AK
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 28$10,000 to $14,999
  • 8$25,000 to $29,999
  • 12$30,000 to $34,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 46$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 17$150,000 to $174,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 21$200,000 to $249,999
  • 181$250,000 to $299,999
  • 232$300,000 to $399,999
  • 108$400,000 to $499,999
  • 90$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cordova, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cordova, AK
  • 22$150 to $199
  • 1$250 to $299
  • 25$300 to $349
  • 2$650 to $699
  • 20$750 to $799
  • 8$800 to $899
  • 8$900 to $999
  • 29$1,000 to $1,249
  • 11$1,250 to $1,499
  • 14$1,500 to $1,999
  • 48No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 142000 to 2009
  • 551990 to 1999
  • 961980 to 1989
  • 341970 to 1979
  • 25Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population
Cordova commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 763
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 524
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 163
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 99
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 163
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 93
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 14
  • 90 or more minutes: 20
Cordova, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.4%
Number of people working at home: 46 (2.5% of all workers)

Cordova mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,141 (60%)
  • Carpooled: 239 (13%)
  • Taxi: 127 (7%)
  • Walked: 319 (17%)
  • Worked at home: 46 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 French Canadian: 109
 European: 102
 English: 93
 German: 73
 Scotch-Irish: 65
 Norwegian: 47
 Swedish: 36
 Irish: 33
 Italian: 28
 Northern European: 21
 Armenian: 9
 Canadian: 8
 French (except Basque): 2
 Finnish: 1
 Scottish: 1

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

  • 53%Philippines
  • 18%Canada
  • 11%Vietnam
  • 7%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
  • 4%Bolivia
  • 2%Mexico
  • 1%Germany

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

  • This state: 1,130
  • Other state: 1,670
  • Northeast: 173
  • Midwest: 213
  • South: 237
  • West: 1,047

78% of Cordova residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 27% lived in Alaska.

Cordova:

77.6%
State average:

81.2%

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: 10
  • 10th grade: 20
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 5
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 250
  • Less than 1 year of college: 113
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 323
  • Associate degree: 84
  • Bachelor's degree: 282
  • Master's degree: 50
  • Professional school degree: 18
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 45
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 162
  • Less than 1 year of college: 42
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 184
  • Associate degree: 58
  • Bachelor's degree: 302
  • Master's degree: 149
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 12

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.6%Males
  • 3.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 25.3%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.7%Females
Cordova marital status for males
Cordova marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 747
  • One, attached: 114
  • Two: 48
  • 3 or 4: 128
  • 5 to 9: 46
  • 10 to 19: 14
  • 20 to 49: 50
  • Mobile homes: 73

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,684

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 3.0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Cordova:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Cordova
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79.6%)
  • Wood (14.2%)
  • Utility gas (3.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (76.7%)
  • Wood (19.4%)
  • Electricity (0.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 60
Here:

19.8%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 7
Here:

5.3%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 55
Here:

100.0%
Alaska:

11.6%

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)