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Cordova, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

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

Houses: 1,161 (855 occupied: 644 owner occupied, 215 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

25%
State:

36%

Housing density: 19 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $279,783.

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


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $722


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

Housing units in Cordova with a mortgage: 339 (9 second mortgage, 35 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: $143,523

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $79,607

Median monthly housing costs: $1,157


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Cordova, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $278,130 (it was $142,700 in 2000)
Cordova:

$278,130
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $218,275 - $373,697
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,651
  • In family households: 2,085 (252 male householders, 313 female householders)
    466 spouses, 670 children (635 natural, 28 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 3 grandchildren, 107 brothers or sisters, 60 parents, 156 other relatives, 38 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 513 (165 male householders (142 living alone)), 124 female householders (116 living alone)), 241 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 57

Size of family households: 300 2-persons, 158 3-persons, 30 4-persons, 30 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 259 1-person, 3 2-persons, 28 3-persons.

300 married couples with children.
131 single-parent households (117 men, 14 women).

91.7% of residents of Cordova speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (53% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 37% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
7.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 1% speak English well, 31% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 199 (7.5%)
(82.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.0
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

2.9
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 311 bedroom
  • 972 bedrooms
  • 2803 bedrooms
  • 2244 bedrooms
  • 215+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cordova, Alaska:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 821 bedroom
  • 882 bedrooms
  • 273 bedrooms
  • 74 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:

  • 26no vehicle
  • 1571 vehicle
  • 2782 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 224 vehicles
  • 255+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

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

  • 17no vehicle
  • 1521 vehicle
  • 282 vehicles
  • 123 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
  • 72 rooms
  • 293 rooms
  • 684 rooms
  • 1615 rooms
  • 1076 rooms
  • 1027 rooms
  • 648 rooms
  • 989+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Cordova, Alaska:

  • 01 room
  • 712 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 314 rooms
  • 485 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 58 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Cordova population

Year house built

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
  • 39Less than $10,000
  • 8$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$15,000 to $19,999
  • 19$25,000 to $29,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2$45,000 to $49,999
  • 45$50,000 to $59,999
  • 82$60,000 to $74,999
  • 197$75,000 to $99,999
  • 175$100,000 to $124,999
  • 28$125,000 to $149,999
  • 145$150,000 to $199,999
  • 85$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
  • 7Less than $10,000
  • 25$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 18$30,000 to $34,999
  • 1$60,000 to $69,999
  • 8$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 30$100,000 to $124,999
  • 32$150,000 to $174,999
  • 13$175,000 to $199,999
  • 49$200,000 to $249,999
  • 131$250,000 to $299,999
  • 180$300,000 to $399,999
  • 104$400,000 to $499,999
  • 38$500,000 to $749,999
  • 3$750,000 to $999,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cordova, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Cordova, AK
  • 8$250 to $299
  • 14$300 to $349
  • 3$650 to $699
  • 20$700 to $749
  • 25$750 to $799
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 2$900 to $999
  • 34$1,000 to $1,249
  • 17$1,250 to $1,499
  • 7$1,500 to $1,999
  • 55No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 02010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 231990 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: 523
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 419
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 165
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 19
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 50
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 0
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 111
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 0
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Cordova, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 100.2%
Number of people working at home: 242 (16.4% of all workers)

Cordova mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 779 (52%)
  • Carpooled: 138 (9%)
  • Taxi: 103 (7%)
  • Walked: 244 (16%)
  • Worked at home: 242 (16%)

First ancestries reported:

 English: 182
 German: 102
 French Canadian: 96
 Irish: 50
 Scotch-Irish: 48
 Swedish: 31
 Norwegian: 27
 American: 25
 Italian: 15
 Armenian: 13
 European: 13
 Northern European: 12
 Canadian: 7
 Scottish: 6

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

  • 63%Philippines
  • 15%Canada
  • 8%Vietnam
  • 5%Mexico
  • 4%Germany
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland

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

  • This state: 1,069
  • Other state: 1,344
  • Northeast: 135
  • Midwest: 204
  • South: 150
  • West: 850

79% of Cordova residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 41% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alaska.

Cordova:

79.2%
State average:

81.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 14
  • 10th grade: 13
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 321
  • Less than 1 year of college: 69
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 212
  • Associate degree: 79
  • Bachelor's degree: 216
  • Master's degree: 50
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 17

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 30
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 22
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 156
  • Less than 1 year of college: 24
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 170
  • Associate degree: 55
  • Bachelor's degree: 286
  • Master's degree: 160
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 13

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.4%Males
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 27.6%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 12.9%Females
Cordova marital status for males
Cordova marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 664
  • One, attached: 47
  • Two: 41
  • 3 or 4: 158
  • 5 to 9: 66
  • 10 to 19: 18
  • 20 to 49: 64
  • Mobile homes: 97

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,543

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.8%

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. (82.0%)
  • Wood (11.0%)
  • Utility gas (2.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (77.7%)
  • Wood (11.6%)
  • Electricity (4.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 51
Here:

18.1%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1
Here:

0.7%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 64
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)