Alaska Real Estate Statistics

Real Estate and Home Statistics for Alaska

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Housing Units by Status

DateOccupiedVacantTotal
2010
+16.45%
+36,458
258,058
+24.2%
+9,531
48,909
+17.62%
+45,989
306,967
2000
+17.3%
+32,685
221,600
-9.88%
-4,315
39,378
+12.2%
+28,370
260,978
1990
188,915
43,693
232,608

Occupied Housing Units

As of 2010, Alaska has 258,058 occupied housing units. This is a 16.45% (36,458) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 36.6% (69,143) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Units

As of 2010, Alaska has 48,909 vacant housing units. This is a 24.2% (9,531) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 11.94% (5,216) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Occupied Housing Unit Breakout

DateOwned with a mortgage or a loanOwned free and clearRenter occupiedTotal
2010
112,012
50,753
+14.69%
+12,202
95,293
+210.57%
+174,967
258,058
2000
0
0
+0.2%
+165
83,091
+0.2%
+165
83,091
1990
0
0
82,926
82,926

Owned with a Mortgage or Loan

As of 2010, Alaska has 112,012 housing units owned with a mortgage or loan.

Owned Free and Clear

As of 2010, Alaska has 50,753 housing units owned free and clear.

Renter Occupied Units

As of 2010, Alaska has 95,293 renter occupied housing units. This is a 14.69% (12,202) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 14.91% (12,367) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Vacant Housing Unit Breakout

DateFor RentRented, not occupiedFor sale onlySold, not occupiedFor seasonal, recreational, or occasional useFor migrant workersOtherTotal
2010
+1491.98%
+104,976
112,012
-67.72%
-1,399
667
+10.11%
+264
2,876
-51.31%
-1,060
1,006
+29.93%
+6,427
27,901
+101.11%
+182
362
+55.87%
+3,358
9,368
+272.05%
+112,748
154,192
2000
-8.82%
-681
7,036
2,066
-47.41%
-2,355
2,612
2,066
+26.38%
+4,483
21,474
-9.55%
-19
180
-45.73%
-5,065
6,010
+1.21%
+495
41,444
1990
7,717
0
4,967
0
16,991
199
11,075
40,949

For Rent

As of 2010, Alaska has 112,012 housing units for rent. This is a 1491.98% (104,976) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 1351.5% (104,295) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Rented, not occupied

As of 2010, Alaska has 667 rented, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -67.72% (-1,399) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For sale only

As of 2010, Alaska has 2,876 for sale housing units for rent. This is a 10.11% (264) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a -42.1% (-2,091) decrease compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Sold, not occupied

As of 2010, Alaska has 1,006 sold, not occupied, housing units for rent. This is a -51.31% (-1,060) decrease compared to 10 years prior (2000)

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

As of 2010, Alaska has 27,901 housing units for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use. This is a 29.93% (6,427) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 64.21% (10,910) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

For migrant workers

As of 2010, Alaska has 362 housing units for migrant workers. This is a 101.11% (182) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a 81.91% (163) increase compared to 20 years prior (1990).

Other

As of 2010, Alaska has 9,368 other vacant housing units. This is a 55.87% (3,358) increase compared to 10 years prior (2000), and a -15.41% (-1,707) decrease compared to 20 years prior (1990).

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