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Knik River, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Knik River,AK index of house prices

Total population: 744 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 616 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 335 (272 occupied: 237 owner occupied, 35 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

13%
State:

36%

Housing density: 4 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016 in this county: $172,056.

Median contract rent in 2016: $578 (lower quartile is $553, upper quartile is $606)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,346


Median gross rent in Knik River, AK in 2016: $806

Housing units in Knik River with a mortgage: 153 (0 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 80

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $70,272

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $44,964

Median monthly housing costs: $1,013


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Knik River, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $221,123 (it was $112,900 in 2000)
Knik River:

$221,123
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,408 - $295,387

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $211,891
Here:

$211,891
State:

$309,264

Mobile homes: $162,474
Here:

$162,474
State:

$109,161
Median year house/condo built: 1987

Median year apartment built: 1991

Household type by relationship:

Households: 800
  • In family households: 675 (86 male householders, 80 female householders)
    134 spouses, 271 children (247 natural, 5 adopted, 17 stepchildren), 13 grandchildren, 10 brothers or sisters, 14 parents, 13 other relatives, 32 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 128 (47 male householders (39 living alone)), 62 female householders (58 living alone)), 19 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 86 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 24 4-persons, 12 5-persons, 2 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 96 1-person, 13 2-persons.

119 married couples with children.
41 single-parent households (9 men, 32 women).

93.7% of residents of Knik River speak English at home.
6.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (27% speak English very well, 73% speak English well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
1.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 20 (2.5%)
(20.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

2.8
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Knik River, Alaska:

  • 29no bedroom
  • 151 bedroom
  • 732 bedrooms
  • 933 bedrooms
  • 154 bedrooms
  • 185+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Knik River population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knik River, Alaska:

  • 10no bedroom
  • 201 bedroom
  • 52 bedrooms
  • 53 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Knik River population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 2no vehicle
  • 561 vehicle
  • 792 vehicles
  • 533 vehicles
  • 374 vehicles
  • 125+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Knik River population

Cars and other vehicles available in Knik River in renter-occupied apartments

  • 4no vehicle
  • 151 vehicle
  • 112 vehicles
  • 73 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Knik River population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Knik River, Alaska:

  • 181 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 323 rooms
  • 634 rooms
  • 225 rooms
  • 176 rooms
  • 217 rooms
  • 268 rooms
  • 409+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Knik River population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Knik River, Alaska:

  • 91 room
  • 42 rooms
  • 203 rooms
  • 24 rooms
  • 35 rooms
  • 06 rooms
  • 57 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 09+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Knik River 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 ($)

  • Knik River, AK household income distribution

  • Knik River, AK household income distribution
  • 28Less than $10,000
  • 10$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3$15,000 to $19,999
  • 13$20,000 to $24,999
  • 20$25,000 to $29,999
  • 16$30,000 to $34,999
  • 16$35,000 to $39,999
  • 4$40,000 to $44,999
  • 17$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5$50,000 to $59,999
  • 32$60,000 to $74,999
  • 24$75,000 to $99,999
  • 29$100,000 to $124,999
  • 14$125,000 to $149,999
  • 23$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Knik River, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Knik River, AK
  • 2Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 2$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $49,999
  • 2$50,000 to $59,999
  • 10$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 18$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 13$150,000 to $174,999
  • 9$175,000 to $199,999
  • 62$200,000 to $249,999
  • 26$250,000 to $299,999
  • 32$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • 7$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Knik River, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Knik River, AK
  • 3$100 to $149
  • 2$600 to $649
  • 4$650 to $699
  • 2$750 to $799
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 3$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2$1,500 to $1,999
  • 3No cash rent
Knik River commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 7
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 4
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 18
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 32
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 35
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 8
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 35
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 8
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 18
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 66
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 67
  • 90 or more minutes: 31
Knik River, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 44.4%
Number of people working at home: 0 (0.0% of all workers)

Knik River mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 197 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 28 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (2%)
  • Walked: 7 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 6 (2%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 54
 German: 40
 Scottish: 21
 English: 10
 Irish: 10
 Norwegian: 9
 Polish: 8
 Eastern European: 5
 French (except Basque): 5
 Dutch: 3
 European: 3
 Italian: 3
 British: 3
 French Canadian: 2
 Slovene: 2

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

  • 42%Mexico
  • 21%Lebanon
  • 16%Netherlands
  • 16%Poland
  • 0%Scotland
  • 0%Ireland
  • 0%Denmark

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

  • This state: 279
  • Other state: 482
  • Northeast: 53
  • Midwest: 154
  • South: 75
  • West: 198

82% of Knik River residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 70% lived in Alaska.

Knik River:

81.9%
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: 1
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 3
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 117
  • Less than 1 year of college: 15
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 55
  • Associate degree: 26
  • Bachelor's degree: 25
  • Master's degree: 22
  • Professional school degree: 4
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 2
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 3
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 2
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 69
  • Less than 1 year of college: 22
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 60
  • Associate degree: 36
  • Bachelor's degree: 72
  • Master's degree: 22
  • Professional school degree: 0
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 12.8%Males
  • 14.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 26.9%Males
  • 44.6%Females
Knik River marital status for males
Knik River marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 275
  • One, attached: 17
  • 5 to 9: 9
  • Mobile homes: 30
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $114,862

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 15.2%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 13.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Knik River:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Knik River
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (43.9%)
  • Wood (33.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (14.8%)
  • Electricity (3.0%)
  • Coal or coke (3.0%)
  • Other fuel (1.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (88.6%)
  • Other fuel (20.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (17.1%)
  • Wood (5.7%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 14
Here:

17.7%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 13
Here:

27.7%
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 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)