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Houston, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Houston,AK index of house prices

Total population: 2,133 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,212 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 987 (678 occupied: 518 owner occupied, 159 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Housing density: 44 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $99,064.

Median contract rent in 2016: $508 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $670)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,338


Median gross rent in Houston, AK in 2016: $575

Housing units in Houston with a mortgage: 315 (13 second mortgage, 19 home equity loan, 6 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 193

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $66,926

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $39,635

Median monthly housing costs: $1,006


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Houston, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $186,164 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Houston:

$186,164
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $105,619 - $288,319

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $200,718
Here:

$200,718
State:

$309,264

Townhouses or other attached units: $277,694
Here:

$277,694
State:

$256,306

Mobile homes: $71,797
Here:

$71,797
State:

$109,161
Median year house/condo built: 1998

Median year apartment built: 1994

Household type by relationship:

Households: 2,144
  • In family households: 1,810 (199 male householders, 227 female householders)
    333 spouses, 782 children (688 natural, 24 adopted, 67 stepchildren), 65 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 22 parents, 55 other relatives, 70 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 331 (148 male householders (132 living alone)), 105 female householders (80 living alone)), 73 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 7

Size of family households: 210 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 83 4-persons, 46 5-persons, 5 6-persons, 21 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 216 1-person, 43 2-persons, 1 3-persons.

339 married couples with children.
119 single-parent households (36 men, 83 women).

96.5% of residents of Houston speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
1.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 15 (0.7%)
(46.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.4
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.3
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 36no bedroom
  • 851 bedroom
  • 1412 bedrooms
  • 1523 bedrooms
  • 834 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston, Alaska:

  • 32no bedroom
  • 391 bedroom
  • 532 bedrooms
  • 373 bedrooms
  • 44 bedrooms
  • 15+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4no vehicle
  • 1601 vehicle
  • 1922 vehicles
  • 1293 vehicles
  • 204 vehicles
  • 185+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Houston population

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

  • 24no vehicle
  • 651 vehicle
  • 502 vehicles
  • 173 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Houston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston, Alaska:

  • 291 room
  • 532 rooms
  • 723 rooms
  • 1344 rooms
  • 695 rooms
  • 716 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 178 rooms
  • 469+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston, Alaska:

  • 291 room
  • 332 rooms
  • 363 rooms
  • 294 rooms
  • 315 rooms
  • 46 rooms
  • 67 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston 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 %

  • Houston, AK household income distribution

  • Houston, AK household income distribution
  • 52Less than $10,000
  • 52$10,000 to $14,999
  • 29$15,000 to $19,999
  • 47$20,000 to $24,999
  • 48$25,000 to $29,999
  • 27$30,000 to $34,999
  • 30$35,000 to $39,999
  • 39$40,000 to $44,999
  • 15$45,000 to $49,999
  • 53$50,000 to $59,999
  • 61$60,000 to $74,999
  • 80$75,000 to $99,999
  • 47$100,000 to $124,999
  • 46$125,000 to $149,999
  • 32$150,000 to $199,999
  • 11$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Houston, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Houston, AK
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 3$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 24$50,000 to $59,999
  • 27$60,000 to $69,999
  • 4$70,000 to $79,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 12$90,000 to $99,999
  • 38$100,000 to $124,999
  • 13$125,000 to $149,999
  • 54$150,000 to $174,999
  • 32$175,000 to $199,999
  • 65$200,000 to $249,999
  • 68$250,000 to $299,999
  • 45$300,000 to $399,999
  • 20$400,000 to $499,999
  • 13$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Houston, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Houston, AK
  • 2$300 to $349
  • 5$350 to $399
  • 2$400 to $449
  • 29$500 to $549
  • 2$550 to $599
  • 9$600 to $649
  • 8$650 to $699
  • 10$700 to $749
  • 2$750 to $799
  • 21$800 to $899
  • 5$900 to $999
  • 22$1,000 to $1,249
  • 5$1,250 to $1,499
  • 2$2,000 to $2,499
  • 7$2,500 to $2,999
  • 34No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 52010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 01990 to 1999
  • 101980 to 1989
  • 21970 to 1979
  • 0Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Houston population
Houston commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 18
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 65
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 57
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 67
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 86
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 15
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 106
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 23
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 63
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 87
  • 90 or more minutes: 66
Houston, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 74.2%
Number of people working at home: 43 (5.8% of all workers)

Houston mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 304 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 62 (14%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 4 (1%)
  • Walked: 18 (4%)
  • Other means: 34 (8%)
  • Worked at home: 8 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 82
 German: 72
 Irish: 48
 English: 32
 Scotch-Irish: 24
 Norwegian: 23
 Swedish: 18
 French Canadian: 16
 Dutch: 10
 Italian: 10
 French (except Basque): 10
 Portuguese: 9
 Scandinavian: 6
 Scottish: 4
 European: 3
 Slovene: 3
 Austrian: 2

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

  • 29%Brazil
  • 21%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 21%Germany
  • 14%Canada
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 918
  • Other state: 1,169
  • Northeast: 106
  • Midwest: 280
  • South: 238
  • West: 540

88% of Houston residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 93% lived in Alaska.

Houston:

87.6%
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: 21
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 16
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 295
  • Less than 1 year of college: 61
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 174
  • Associate degree: 44
  • Bachelor's degree: 33
  • Master's degree: 21
  • Professional school degree: 11
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 3
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 3
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 249
  • Less than 1 year of college: 74
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 215
  • Associate degree: 32
  • Bachelor's degree: 53
  • Master's degree: 19
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 15.4%Males
  • 16.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 16.0%Males
  • 77.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 47.1%Males
  • 62.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 17.8%Males
  • 75.2%Females
Houston marital status for males
Houston marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 830
  • One, attached: 16
  • Two: 16
  • 3 or 4: 20
  • 5 to 9: 39
  • Mobile homes: 73

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,115

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 25.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 20.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Houston:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Houston
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (49.2%)
  • Wood (23.6%)
  • Utility gas (11.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (10.2%)
  • Electricity (4.6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (57.9%)
  • Electricity (20.1%)
  • Utility gas (11.9%)
  • Wood (9.4%)
  • Coal or coke (8.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 15
Here:

5.4%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Alaska:

7.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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)