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Talkeetna, AK (Alaska) Houses and Residents

Total population: 876 (Urban population: 0, Rural population: 860 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 571 (390 occupied: 151 owner occupied, 142 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

36%

Housing density: 14 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $145,777.

Median contract rent in 2015: $512 (lower quartile is $458, upper quartile is $607)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $801


Median gross rent in Talkeetna, AK in 2015: $612

Housing units in Talkeetna with a mortgage: 85 (6 second mortgage, 0 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 98

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $74,833

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $97,919

Median monthly housing costs: $942


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Talkeetna, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $126,291 (it was $86,100 in 2000)
Talkeetna:

$126,291
Alaska:

$259,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $84,452 - $195,423
Median year house/condo built: 1993

Median year apartment built: 1991

Household type by relationship:

Households: 860
  • In family households: 608 (188 male householders, 20 female householders)
    172 spouses, 208 children (193 natural, 10 adopted, 5 stepchildren), 0 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 0 other relatives, 20 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 252 (110 male householders (84 living alone)), 72 female householders (42 living alone)), 70 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 83 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 34 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 8 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 126 1-person, 56 2-persons.

118 married couples with children.
45 single-parent households (21 men, 24 women).

93.9% of residents of Talkeetna speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (46% speak English very well, 54% speak English well).
4.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 22% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 52 (6.0%)
(55.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

4.2
State:

5.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.7
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 44no bedroom
  • 651 bedroom
  • 1122 bedrooms
  • 583 bedrooms
  • 314 bedrooms
  • 65+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Talkeetna population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Talkeetna, Alaska:

  • 27no bedroom
  • 61 bedroom
  • 282 bedrooms
  • 133 bedrooms
  • 04 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Talkeetna population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 14no vehicle
  • 801 vehicle
  • 1392 vehicles
  • 513 vehicles
  • 324 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Talkeetna population

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

  • 13no vehicle
  • 191 vehicle
  • 342 vehicles
  • 83 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Talkeetna population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Talkeetna, Alaska:

  • 371 room
  • 292 rooms
  • 453 rooms
  • 654 rooms
  • 535 rooms
  • 486 rooms
  • 257 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 149+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Talkeetna population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Talkeetna, Alaska:

  • 271 room
  • 62 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 214 rooms
  • 75 rooms
  • 76 rooms
  • 07 rooms
  • 08 rooms
  • 69+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Talkeetna population

Year house built

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Talkeetna, AK household income distribution

  • Talkeetna, AK household income distribution
  • 30Less than $10,000
  • 28$10,000 to $14,999
  • 40$15,000 to $19,999
  • 24$20,000 to $24,999
  • 15$25,000 to $29,999
  • 43$30,000 to $34,999
  • 28$35,000 to $39,999
  • 14$40,000 to $44,999
  • 35$45,000 to $49,999
  • 38$50,000 to $59,999
  • 29$60,000 to $74,999
  • 18$75,000 to $99,999
  • 26$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$150,000 to $199,999
  • 16$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Talkeetna, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Talkeetna, AK
  • 2$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$30,000 to $34,999
  • 13$35,000 to $39,999
  • 6$60,000 to $69,999
  • 5$70,000 to $79,999
  • 9$80,000 to $89,999
  • 5$90,000 to $99,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 7$125,000 to $149,999
  • 25$150,000 to $174,999
  • 7$175,000 to $199,999
  • 8$200,000 to $249,999
  • 12$250,000 to $299,999
  • 4$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Talkeetna, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Talkeetna, AK
  • 17$300 to $349
  • 9$400 to $449
  • 8$500 to $549
  • 12$550 to $599
  • 17$600 to $649
  • 4$650 to $699
  • 7$700 to $749
  • 9$800 to $899
  • 62$1,000 to $1,249
  • 13No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 91995 to March 2000
  • 141990 to 1994
  • 101985 to 1989
  • 131980 to 1984
  • 01975 to 1979
  • 01970 to 1974
  • 61965 to 1969
  • 0Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Talkeetna population
Talkeetna commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 41
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 77
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 98
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 72
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 41
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 11
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 36
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 0
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 8
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 16
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 7
  • 90 or more minutes: 0
Talkeetna, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 91.5%
Number of people working at home: 42 (9.4% of all workers)

Talkeetna mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 283 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 51 (11%)
  • Bicycle: 7 (2%)
  • Walked: 66 (15%)
  • Worked at home: 42 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 110
 German: 94
 Irish: 75
 United States or American: 60
 English: 44
 Italian: 38
 Scottish: 36
 Swiss: 32
 European: 20
 Norwegian: 17
 French (except Basque): 16
 Dutch: 15
 Belgian: 8
 Hungarian: 8
 Polish: 7
 Welsh: 7
 French Canadian: 6
 British: 6
 Scotch-Irish: 6
 Swedish: 6
 Canadian: 5
 Celtic: 5

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

  • 33%Other Western Europe
  • 21%Canada
  • 19%Mexico
  • 15%Netherlands
  • 12%United Kingdom

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

  • This state: 199
  • Northeast: 89
  • Midwest: 158
  • South: 80
  • West: 276

47% of Talkeetna residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 49% 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: 33
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 8
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 80
  • Less than 1 year of college: 20
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 85
  • Associate degree: 7
  • Bachelor's degree: 50
  • Master's degree: 20
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 7

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: 0
  • 9th grade: 7
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 8
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 50
  • Less than 1 year of college: 32
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 70
  • Associate degree: 15
  • Bachelor's degree: 81
  • Master's degree: 22
  • Professional school degree: 6
  • Doctorate degree: 0

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 22.7%Males
  • 6.0%Females
Talkeetna marital status for males
Talkeetna marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 507
  • Mobile homes: 58
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Median worth of mobile homes: $56,151

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 40%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 35%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Talkeetna:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 73.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 25.0%Wood
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 66.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 16.2%Wood
  • 9.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 8.1%Other fuel

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: 5
Here:

19.2%
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)