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Metlakatla, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Total population: 1,405 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 1,396 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 541 (473 occupied: 339 owner occupied, 172 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

34%
State:

37%

Housing density: 233 houses/condos per square mile

Median contract rent in 2013: $384 (lower quartile is $319, upper quartile is $489)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2013: $720


Median gross rent in Metlakatla, AK in 2013: $530

Housing units in Metlakatla with a mortgage: 115 (2 second mortgage, 2 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 136

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $47,293

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $52,151

Median monthly housing costs: $484


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Metlakatla, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $117,651 (it was $94,400 in 2000)
Metlakatla:

$117,651
Alaska:

$254,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $72,190 - $183,903

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $149,787
Here:

$149,787
State:

$279,934

Mobile homes: $56,642
Here:

$56,642
State:

$70,327
Median year house/condo built: 1978

Median year apartment built: 1993

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,396
  • In family households: 1,233 (230 male householders, 107 female householders)
    236 spouses, 519 children (439 natural, 29 adopted, 51 stepchildren), 53 grandchildren, 1 brothers or sisters, 4 parents, 38 other relatives, 45 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 163 (86 male householders (74 living alone)), 46 female householders (38 living alone)), 31 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 96 2-persons, 86 3-persons, 64 4-persons, 49 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 112 1-person, 15 2-persons, 2 3-persons, 3 4-persons.

276 married couples with children.
115 single-parent households (30 men, 85 women).

91.5% of residents of Metlakatla speak English at home.
0.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (75% speak English very well, 25% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English not well).
6.8% of residents speak other language at home (87% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 16 (1.1%)
(43.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.5
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.8
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 4no bedroom
  • 121 bedroom
  • 532 bedrooms
  • 1573 bedrooms
  • 834 bedrooms
  • 205+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Metlakatla, Alaska:

  • 4no bedroom
  • 241 bedroom
  • 332 bedrooms
  • 583 bedrooms
  • 194 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 63no vehicle
  • 1471 vehicle
  • 1002 vehicles
  • 133 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 25+ vehicles

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

  • 38no vehicle
  • 801 vehicle
  • 182 vehicles
  • 63 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Metlakatla, Alaska:

  • 21 room
  • 52 rooms
  • 213 rooms
  • 584 rooms
  • 785 rooms
  • 626 rooms
  • 557 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 199+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Metlakatla, Alaska:

  • 41 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 273 rooms
  • 244 rooms
  • 445 rooms
  • 116 rooms
  • 177 rooms
  • 28 rooms
  • 99+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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 %

  • Metlakatla, AK household income distribution

  • Metlakatla, AK household income distribution
  • 22Less than $10,000
  • 26$10,000 to $14,999
  • 36$15,000 to $19,999
  • 42$20,000 to $24,999
  • 24$25,000 to $29,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 46$35,000 to $39,999
  • 28$40,000 to $44,999
  • 35$45,000 to $49,999
  • 59$50,000 to $59,999
  • 47$60,000 to $74,999
  • 59$75,000 to $99,999
  • 20$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Metlakatla, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Metlakatla, AK
  • 6Less than $10,000
  • 7$10,000 to $14,999
  • 6$20,000 to $24,999
  • 5$25,000 to $29,999
  • 7$30,000 to $34,999
  • 11$40,000 to $49,999
  • 13$50,000 to $59,999
  • 13$60,000 to $69,999
  • 13$70,000 to $79,999
  • 33$80,000 to $89,999
  • 4$90,000 to $99,999
  • 38$100,000 to $124,999
  • 5$125,000 to $149,999
  • 49$150,000 to $174,999
  • 38$175,000 to $199,999
  • 18$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$250,000 to $299,999
  • 16$300,000 to $399,999
  • 5$400,000 to $499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Metlakatla, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Metlakatla, AK
  • 7Less than $100
  • 4$100 to $149
  • 5$200 to $249
  • 4$250 to $299
  • 25$350 to $399
  • 5$500 to $549
  • 10$550 to $599
  • 11$600 to $649
  • 12$650 to $699
  • 9$700 to $749
  • 11$750 to $799
  • 5$800 to $899
  • 3$900 to $999
  • 30No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 21995 to March 2000
  • 31990 to 1994
  • 31985 to 1989
  • 01980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 11965 to 1969
  • 7Before 1965
Metlakatla commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 135
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 186
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 66
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 31
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 14
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 12
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 14
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 0
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 2
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 0
  • 90 or more minutes: 6
Metlakatla, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 95.0%
Number of people working at home: 14 (2.9% of all workers)

Metlakatla mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 240 (50%)
  • Carpooled: 114 (24%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 6 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (2%)
  • Walked: 73 (15%)
  • Other means: 25 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 14 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 1,173
 German: 21
 United States or American: 20
 Canadian: 18
 English: 12
 Norwegian: 6
 Irish: 5
 Swedish: 4
 Dutch: 3
 European: 3
 Italian: 2
 Slovak: 2
 French (except Basque): 2
 Brazilian: 2
 British: 2
 Polish: 2
 Scotch-Irish: 2
 Scottish: 2
 Welsh: 2

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

  • 81%Canada
  • 19%United Kingdom

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

  • This state: 1,116
  • Northeast: 5
  • Midwest: 49
  • South: 35
  • West: 170

62% of Metlakatla residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 31% 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: 14
  • 9th grade: 5
  • 10th grade: 27
  • 11th grade: 33
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 211
  • Less than 1 year of college: 20
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 67
  • Associate degree: 6
  • Bachelor's degree: 27
  • Master's degree: 10
  • Professional school degree: 5
  • Doctorate degree: 2

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 10
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 25
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 4
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 149
  • Less than 1 year of college: 30
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 66
  • Associate degree: 12
  • Bachelor's degree: 24
  • Master's degree: 7
  • Professional school degree: 3
  • Doctorate degree: 3

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.4%Males
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 26.6%Males
  • 17.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 33.3%Males
  • 63.6%Females
Metlakatla marital status for males
Metlakatla marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 361
  • One, attached: 11
  • Two: 2
  • 5 to 9: 19
  • 10 to 19: 12
  • 20 to 49: 20
  • Mobile homes: 116

Median worth of mobile homes: $58,808

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 21 years ago

Renter moved in on average 6 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Metlakatla:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 66.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.3%Wood
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 4.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Other fuel

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 72.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.9%Electricity
  • 8.3%Wood
  • 4.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1
Here:

10.0%
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)