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Valdez, Alaska Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $186,876 (it was $129,100 in 2000)
Valdez:

$186,876
Alaska:

$254,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $104,511 - $263,105
Median year house/condo built: 1979

Median year apartment built: 1979

Household type by relationship:

Households: 3,997

Size of family households: 357 2-persons, 306 3-persons, 226 4-persons, 103 5-persons, 31 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 334 1-person, 96 2-persons, 18 3-persons, 5 4-persons.

888 married couples with children.
246 single-parent households (76 men, 170 women).

93.9% of residents of Valdez speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
1.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (54% speak English very well, 32% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (80% speak English very well, 20% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 158 (3.9%)
(54.4% 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:

4.1
State:

3.9

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 16no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 1912 bedrooms
  • 5503 bedrooms
  • 1644 bedrooms
  • 695+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valdez, Alaska:

  • 13no bedroom
  • 1031 bedroom
  • 1622 bedrooms
  • 1233 bedrooms
  • 214 bedrooms
  • 55+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 34no vehicle
  • 2801 vehicle
  • 5812 vehicles
  • 1333 vehicles
  • 254 vehicles
  • 105+ vehicles

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

  • 42no vehicle
  • 2521 vehicle
  • 1202 vehicles
  • 113 vehicles
  • 24 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Valdez, Alaska:

  • 161 room
  • 312 rooms
  • 803 rooms
  • 1334 rooms
  • 2665 rooms
  • 2126 rooms
  • 1247 rooms
  • 928 rooms
  • 1099+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Valdez, Alaska:

  • 131 room
  • 492 rooms
  • 803 rooms
  • 1224 rooms
  • 765 rooms
  • 526 rooms
  • 207 rooms
  • 98 rooms
  • 69+ 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 %

  • Valdez, AK household income distribution

  • Valdez, AK household income distribution
  • 58Less than $10,000
  • 75$10,000 to $14,999
  • 39$15,000 to $19,999
  • 63$20,000 to $24,999
  • 65$25,000 to $29,999
  • 67$30,000 to $34,999
  • 61$35,000 to $39,999
  • 55$40,000 to $44,999
  • 63$45,000 to $49,999
  • 105$50,000 to $59,999
  • 221$60,000 to $74,999
  • 243$75,000 to $99,999
  • 152$100,000 to $124,999
  • 109$125,000 to $149,999
  • 96$150,000 to $199,999
  • 22$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Valdez, AK

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Valdez, AK
  • 104Less than $10,000
  • 43$10,000 to $14,999
  • 22$20,000 to $24,999
  • 14$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$60,000 to $69,999
  • 19$80,000 to $89,999
  • 43$90,000 to $99,999
  • 94$100,000 to $124,999
  • 100$150,000 to $174,999
  • 104$175,000 to $199,999
  • 131$200,000 to $249,999
  • 172$250,000 to $299,999
  • 43$300,000 to $399,999
  • 9$400,000 to $499,999
  • 41$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Valdez, AK

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Valdez, AK
  • 11$400 to $449
  • 22$600 to $649
  • 55$700 to $749
  • 20$750 to $799
  • 53$900 to $999
  • 76$1,000 to $1,249
  • 42$1,250 to $1,499
  • 18$1,500 to $1,999
  • 19$2,000 or more
  • 25No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 111995 to March 2000
  • 291990 to 1994
  • 161985 to 1989
  • 241980 to 1984
  • 131975 to 1979
  • 241970 to 1974
  • 201965 to 1969
  • 21Before 1965
Valdez commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 324
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 510
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 358
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 270
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 308
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 73
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 65
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 7
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 13
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2
  • 90 or more minutes: 29
Valdez, AK Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 98.4%
Number of people working at home: 68 (3.4% of all workers)

Valdez mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 1,440 (71%)
  • Carpooled: 329 (16%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (1%)
  • Taxi: 14 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 20 (1%)
  • Walked: 128 (6%)
  • Other means: 19 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 68 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 642
 German: 448
 Irish: 341
 United States or American: 336
 English: 316
 Norwegian: 139
 Swedish: 117
 Scottish: 102
 Italian: 100
 Scotch-Irish: 92
 French (except Basque): 82
 Polish: 65
 European: 58
 French Canadian: 31
 Russian: 31
 Danish: 24
 British: 24
 Dutch: 23
 Welsh: 23
 Czechoslovakian: 14
 Scandinavian: 11
 Swiss: 11
 Australian: 9
 Portuguese: 7
 Finnish: 7
 Greek: 6
 Arab:: 6
 Czech: 6
 Austrian: 6
 New Zealander: 5
 Canadian: 4
 Acadian/Cajun: 3
 Egyptian: 3
 Pennsylvania German: 3
 Turkish: 3
 Syrian: 3
 Estonian: 3
 Yugoslavian: 3
 Slovene: 2
 Ukrainian: 2
 Romanian: 2
 Serbian: 2
 German Russian: 2
 Slovak: 2

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

  • 20%Philippines
  • 9%United Kingdom
  • 8%Ireland
  • 8%Thailand
  • 6%Canada
  • 5%Vietnam
  • 4%Australia

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

45% of Valdez residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 47% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Alaska.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 14
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 19
  • 9th grade: 6
  • 10th grade: 28
  • 11th grade: 26
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 19
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 362
  • Less than 1 year of college: 167
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 278
  • Associate degree: 110
  • Bachelor's degree: 195
  • Master's degree: 66
  • Professional school degree: 15
  • Doctorate degree: 7

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 15
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 15
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 19
  • 11th grade: 28
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 36
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 285
  • Less than 1 year of college: 134
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 286
  • Associate degree: 133
  • Bachelor's degree: 193
  • Master's degree: 73
  • Professional school degree: 4
  • Doctorate degree: 5

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.8%Males
  • 4.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 18.6%Males
  • 2.9%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 18.8%Males
  • 15.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 25.0%Males
  • 6.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 11.1%Males
  • 8.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 13.0%Males
  • 6.8%Females
Valdez marital status for males
Valdez marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,470

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 3%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Valdez:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 85.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 11.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.2%Electricity
  • 1.1%Wood
  • 0.7%Utility gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 73.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 15.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.2%Electricity
  • 3.7%Utility gas
  • 1.2%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 16
Here:

2.7%
Alaska:

6.9%

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

2.9%
Alaska:

5.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 21
Here:

10.8%
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)