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Nikiski, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Nikiski,AK index of house prices

Total population: 4,493 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 4,383 (18 farm, 4,365 nonfarm))

Houses: 2,121 (1,757 occupied: 1,354 owner occupied, 410 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

23%
State:

36%

Housing density: 30 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $230,436.

Median contract rent in 2016: $532 (lower quartile is $445, upper quartile is $690)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $933


Median gross rent in Nikiski, AK in 2016: $631

Housing units in Nikiski with a mortgage: 713 (18 second mortgage, 7 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 654

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $106,380

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $48,723

Median monthly housing costs: $1,056


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Nikiski, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $208,636 (it was $104,700 in 2000)
Nikiski:

$208,636
Alaska:

$267,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $132,412 - $288,400
Median year house/condo built: 1981

Median year apartment built: 1984

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,063
  • In family households: 4,197 (557 male householders, 551 female householders)
    868 spouses, 1,584 children (1,452 natural, 44 adopted, 88 stepchildren), 33 grandchildren, 160 brothers or sisters, 135 parents, 104 other relatives, 144 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 844 (370 male householders (281 living alone)), 278 female householders (245 living alone)), 179 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 20

Size of family households: 442 2-persons, 245 3-persons, 284 4-persons, 57 5-persons, 50 6-persons, 32 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 526 1-person, 108 2-persons.

846 married couples with children.
266 single-parent households (200 men, 66 women).

91.1% of residents of Nikiski speak English at home.
5.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.9% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (98% speak English very well, 2% speak English well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 102 (2.0%)
(94.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.7
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 43no bedroom
  • 1181 bedroom
  • 2832 bedrooms
  • 5643 bedrooms
  • 2894 bedrooms
  • 525+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nikiski population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nikiski, Alaska:

  • 28no bedroom
  • 171 bedroom
  • 1352 bedrooms
  • 1623 bedrooms
  • 784 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Nikiski population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 19no vehicle
  • 4021 vehicle
  • 3592 vehicles
  • 4013 vehicles
  • 1174 vehicles
  • 535+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nikiski population

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

  • 19no vehicle
  • 1061 vehicle
  • 1902 vehicles
  • 1103 vehicles
  • 44 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Nikiski population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Nikiski, Alaska:

  • 191 room
  • 822 rooms
  • 833 rooms
  • 2124 rooms
  • 2015 rooms
  • 3536 rooms
  • 2047 rooms
  • 468 rooms
  • 1569+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nikiski population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Nikiski, Alaska:

  • 281 room
  • 82 rooms
  • 543 rooms
  • 1164 rooms
  • 835 rooms
  • 516 rooms
  • 317 rooms
  • 308 rooms
  • 139+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Nikiski 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 %

  • Nikiski, AK household income distribution

  • Nikiski, AK household income distribution
  • 109Less than $10,000
  • 53$10,000 to $14,999
  • 17$15,000 to $19,999
  • 88$20,000 to $24,999
  • 41$25,000 to $29,999
  • 103$30,000 to $34,999
  • 136$35,000 to $39,999
  • 32$40,000 to $44,999
  • 75$45,000 to $49,999
  • 161$50,000 to $59,999
  • 163$60,000 to $74,999
  • 158$75,000 to $99,999
  • 273$100,000 to $124,999
  • 155$125,000 to $149,999
  • 115$150,000 to $199,999
  • 67$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Nikiski, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Nikiski, AK
  • 13Less than $10,000
  • 14$15,000 to $19,999
  • 15$20,000 to $24,999
  • 95$40,000 to $49,999
  • 32$50,000 to $59,999
  • 26$60,000 to $69,999
  • 44$70,000 to $79,999
  • 22$80,000 to $89,999
  • 3$90,000 to $99,999
  • 52$100,000 to $124,999
  • 132$125,000 to $149,999
  • 53$150,000 to $174,999
  • 117$175,000 to $199,999
  • 277$200,000 to $249,999
  • 131$250,000 to $299,999
  • 232$300,000 to $399,999
  • 30$500,000 to $749,999
  • 15$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Nikiski, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Nikiski, AK
  • 25$550 to $599
  • 38$700 to $749
  • 37$750 to $799
  • 49$800 to $899
  • 21$900 to $999
  • 62$1,000 to $1,249
  • 70$1,250 to $1,499
  • 17$3,000 to $3,499
  • 92No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 212010 or later
  • 02000 to 2009
  • 11990 to 1999
  • 301980 to 1989
  • 71970 to 1979
  • 33Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Nikiski population
Nikiski commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 50
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 381
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 341
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 353
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 392
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 77
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 192
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 50
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 86
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 113
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 14
  • 90 or more minutes: 94
Nikiski, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 93.5%
Number of people working at home: 77 (3.4% of all workers)

Nikiski mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,324 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 71 (4%)
  • Taxi: 96 (6%)
  • Walked: 51 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 77 (5%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 251
 Irish: 181
 American: 172
 European: 117
 English: 91
 Italian: 48
 Turkish: 43
 French Canadian: 33
 Scottish: 26
 Russian: 18
 Scandinavian: 18
 Swedish: 17
 Danish: 13
 Portuguese: 13
 Finnish: 12
 Czech: 12
 Scotch-Irish: 12
 Dutch: 11
 Lithuanian: 3

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

  • 40%Argentina
  • 25%Sri Lanka
  • 14%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 14%Canada
  • 6%Dominican Republic
  • 1%Philippines
  • 0%Ireland

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

  • This state: 1,952
  • Other state: 2,951
  • Northeast: 246
  • Midwest: 999
  • South: 420
  • West: 1,298

88% of Nikiski residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 42% lived in Alaska.

Nikiski:

87.5%
State average:

81.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 39
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 9
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 56
  • 11th grade: 43
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 9
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 858
  • Less than 1 year of college: 59
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 376
  • Associate degree: 215
  • Bachelor's degree: 212
  • Master's degree: 83
  • 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: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 29
  • 11th grade: 50
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 28
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 632
  • Less than 1 year of college: 136
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 396
  • Associate degree: 45
  • Bachelor's degree: 235
  • Master's degree: 58
  • Professional school degree: 26
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 12.7%Males
Nikiski marital status for males
Nikiski marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,650
  • One, attached: 35
  • Two: 96
  • 3 or 4: 18
  • 10 to 19: 49
  • 50 or more: 9
  • Mobile homes: 289
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 15

Median worth of mobile homes: $43,519

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 9.5%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 7.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 13 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Nikiski:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Nikiski
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (61.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (20.3%)
  • Wood (14.7%)
  • Electricity (3.5%)
  • Utility gas (62.9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23.4%)
  • Wood (9.5%)
  • Electricity (2.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 104
Here:

20.3%
Alaska:

8.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 63
Here:

15.2%
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)