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Goodnews Bay, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Total population: 255 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 236 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 86 (70 occupied: 48 owner occupied, 12 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

20%
State:

36%

Housing density: 27 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015 in this county: $345,289.

Median contract rent in 2015: $475


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $283


Median gross rent in Goodnews Bay, AK in 2015: $525

Housing units in Goodnews Bay with a mortgage: 9 (0 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 20

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $41,333

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $30,135

Median monthly housing costs: $432


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Goodnews Bay, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $112,459 (it was $10,600 in 2000)
Goodnews Bay:

$112,459
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $48,283 - $208,508
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1985

Household type by relationship:

Households: 236
  • In family households: 211 (21 male householders, 24 female householders)
    12 spouses, 121 children (103 natural, 15 adopted, 3 stepchildren), 4 grandchildren, 4 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 8 other relatives, 17 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 25 (22 male householders (22 living alone)), 3 female householders (3 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 5 2-persons, 9 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 5 5-persons, 9 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 25 1-person.

34 married couples with children.
37 single-parent households (19 men, 18 women).

24.4% of residents of Goodnews Bay speak English at home.
75.6% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 37% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

2.8
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.0
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Goodnews Bay, Alaska:

  • 14no bedroom
  • 11 bedroom
  • 102 bedrooms
  • 23 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Goodnews Bay population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goodnews Bay, Alaska:

  • 9no bedroom
  • 51 bedroom
  • 202 bedrooms
  • 73 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Goodnews Bay population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 12no vehicle
  • 21 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 93 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 65+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Goodnews Bay population

Cars and other vehicles available in Goodnews Bay in renter-occupied apartments

  • 41no vehicle
  • 01 vehicle
  • 02 vehicles
  • 03 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Goodnews Bay population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Goodnews Bay, Alaska:

  • 21 room
  • 92 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 24 rooms
  • 25 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Goodnews Bay population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Goodnews Bay, Alaska:

  • 21 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 44 rooms
  • 35 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Goodnews Bay population

Year house built

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

  • Goodnews Bay, AK household income distribution

  • Goodnews Bay, AK household income distribution
  • 21Less than $10,000
  • 13$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$15,000 to $19,999
  • 7$20,000 to $24,999
  • 9$25,000 to $29,999
  • 2$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5$60,000 to $74,999
  • 1$75,000 to $99,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Goodnews Bay, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Goodnews Bay, AK
  • 5$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$30,000 to $34,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 2$60,000 to $69,999
  • 2$70,000 to $79,999
  • 1$90,000 to $99,999
  • 6$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2$300,000 to $399,999
  • 7$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Goodnews Bay, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Goodnews Bay, AK
  • 1$100 to $149
  • 11No cash rent
Goodnews Bay commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

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

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.1%
Number of people working at home: 3 (5.8% of all workers)

Goodnews Bay mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Walked: 19 (37%)
  • Other means: 30 (58%)
  • Worked at home: 3 (6%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 190
 Belgian: 2
 Norwegian: 2

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

  • This state: 231
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 4
  • South: 0
  • West: 1

58% of Goodnews Bay residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 96% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 50% lived in Alaska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 3
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 4
  • 5th and 6th grade: 7
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 5
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 27
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 6
  • Associate degree: 0
  • Bachelor's degree: 2
  • Master's degree: 2
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

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

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 17.6%Males
  • 10.3%Females
Goodnews Bay marital status for males
Goodnews Bay marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 76
  • One, attached: 4
  • Two: 3
  • Mobile homes: 1
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 2
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 98%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 95%

House/condo owner moved in on average 19 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Goodnews Bay:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 93.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.9%Electricity

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): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

5.9%

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)