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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: 578 (447 occupied: 555 owner occupied, 161 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

22%
State:

36%

Housing density: 26 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $88,080.

Median contract rent in 2015: $508 (lower quartile is $359, upper quartile is $670)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $996


Median gross rent in Houston, AK in 2015: $575

Housing units in Houston with a mortgage: 171 (5 second mortgage, 4 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 120

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $78,751

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,037

Median monthly housing costs: $900


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Houston, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $179,621 (it was $89,600 in 2000)
Houston:

$179,621
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,085 - $261,629
Median year house/condo built: 1997

Median year apartment built: 1997

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,212
  • In family households: 1,037 (250 male householders, 48 female householders)
    215 spouses, 404 children (346 natural, 11 adopted, 47 stepchildren), 37 grandchildren, 2 brothers or sisters, 6 parents, 16 other relatives, 59 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 175 (91 male householders (73 living alone)), 47 female householders (37 living alone)), 37 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 115 2-persons, 61 3-persons, 42 4-persons, 42 5-persons, 14 6-persons, 24 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 110 1-person, 21 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 2 4-persons.

209 married couples with children.
120 single-parent households (53 men, 67 women).

95.0% of residents of Houston speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (94% speak English very well, 6% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 15 (1.2%)
(60.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.4
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.3
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 34no bedroom
  • 781 bedroom
  • 1122 bedrooms
  • 993 bedrooms
  • 324 bedrooms
  • 175+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston, Alaska:

  • 11no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 272 bedrooms
  • 63 bedrooms
  • 24 bedrooms
  • 25+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 17no vehicle
  • 1241 vehicle
  • 1412 vehicles
  • 593 vehicles
  • 244 vehicles
  • 75+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Houston population

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

  • 7no vehicle
  • 381 vehicle
  • 232 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Houston population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Houston, Alaska:

  • 281 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 523 rooms
  • 884 rooms
  • 595 rooms
  • 446 rooms
  • 177 rooms
  • 238 rooms
  • 329+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Houston, Alaska:

  • 111 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 143 rooms
  • 184 rooms
  • 95 rooms
  • 66 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 29+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Houston population

Year house 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
  • 48Less than $10,000
  • 23$10,000 to $14,999
  • 42$15,000 to $19,999
  • 40$20,000 to $24,999
  • 22$25,000 to $29,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 26$35,000 to $39,999
  • 13$40,000 to $44,999
  • 29$45,000 to $49,999
  • 44$50,000 to $59,999
  • 46$60,000 to $74,999
  • 41$75,000 to $99,999
  • 24$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • 5$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Houston, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Houston, AK
  • 6$15,000 to $19,999
  • 12$20,000 to $24,999
  • 19$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $49,999
  • 30$50,000 to $59,999
  • 16$60,000 to $69,999
  • 5$70,000 to $79,999
  • 5$80,000 to $89,999
  • 7$90,000 to $99,999
  • 28$100,000 to $124,999
  • 11$125,000 to $149,999
  • 81$150,000 to $174,999
  • 52$175,000 to $199,999
  • 78$200,000 to $249,999
  • 64$250,000 to $299,999
  • 47$300,000 to $399,999
  • 13$400,000 to $499,999
  • 24$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Houston, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Houston, AK
  • 3$300 to $349
  • 6$350 to $399
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 6$450 to $499
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 12$550 to $599
  • 8$600 to $649
  • 7$650 to $699
  • 6$700 to $749
  • 17$750 to $799
  • 29$800 to $899
  • 7$900 to $999
  • 10$1,000 to $1,249
  • 4$1,250 to $1,499
  • 19No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 01995 to March 2000
  • 31990 to 1994
  • 01985 to 1989
  • 101980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 21970 to 1974
  • 01965 to 1969
  • 0Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Houston population
Houston commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 14
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 12
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 36
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 36
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 44
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 21
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 73
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 3
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 17
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 42
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 63
  • 90 or more minutes: 61
Houston, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 68.4%
Number of people working at home: 8 (1.9% 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:

 Other groups: 238
 United States or American: 114
 German: 98
 Irish: 81
 English: 64
 Norwegian: 54
 Italian: 32
 Scottish: 21
 Dutch: 19
 French (except Basque): 18
 Scotch-Irish: 15
 Polish: 14
 Russian: 14
 Danish: 13
 Swedish: 12
 European: 9
 Welsh: 9
 Greek: 8
 French Canadian: 7
 Swiss: 7
 Austrian: 4
 Scandinavian: 4
 Slovak: 3
 British: 2
 Canadian: 2
 New Zealander: 2
 Celtic: 1

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

  • 20%Africa, n.e.c.
  • 20%Colombia
  • 20%Peru
  • 13%Other Western Europe
  • 13%Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
  • 13%Canada

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

  • This state: 395
  • Northeast: 59
  • Midwest: 238
  • South: 115
  • West: 382

57% of Houston residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 45% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in Alaska.

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: 4
  • 9th grade: 13
  • 10th grade: 15
  • 11th grade: 13
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 15
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 183
  • Less than 1 year of college: 37
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 61
  • Associate degree: 18
  • Bachelor's degree: 24
  • Master's degree: 8
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 4
  • 7th and 8th grade: 4
  • 9th grade: 4
  • 10th grade: 16
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 14
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 133
  • Less than 1 year of college: 35
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 57
  • Associate degree: 22
  • Bachelor's degree: 31
  • Master's degree: 3
  • Professional school degree: 4
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 22.6%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 20.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 28.6%Males
  • 10.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 15.4%Males
Houston marital status for males
Houston marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 478
  • One, attached: 7
  • Two: 7
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • 5 to 9: 8
  • Mobile homes: 51
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 9
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 30%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 28%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Houston:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 76.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 9.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.6%Wood
  • 4.0%Electricity
  • 0.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 44.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 26.7%Electricity
  • 13.3%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Wood
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21
Here:

10.6%
Alaska:

6.9%

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

7.4%
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)