Alaska Real Estate Statistics

Home and Real Estate Statistics for Alaska

Housing Units By Status

Total Housing Units

Alaska has 306,967 total housing units. This is an increase of 45,989 units since the year 2000 when it had 260,978 total home units. It's an increase of 74,359 units since the year 1990 when it had 232,608 total housing units. Alaska saw an increase of 28,370 units between 1990 and 2000. Of the 306,967 total housing units, 84.7% are occupied homes, and 15.93% are vacant homes.

Total Occupied Housing Units

There are 258,058 occupied housing units. This is an increase of 36,458 units since the year 2000 when it had 221,600 occupied units. It's an increase of 69,143 units since the year 1990 when it had 188,915 occupied home units. There was an increase of 32,685 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Alaska's 258,058 occupied housing units, 43.41% are occupied with a loan or mortgage units, 36.93% are renter occupied home units, and 19.67% are occupied clear of any loan or mortgage homes.

Renter Occupied Housing Units

There are 95,293 renter occupied housing units. This is an increase of 12,202 units since the year 2000 when it had 83,091 renter occupied homes. It's an increase of 12,367 units since the year 1990 when it had 82,926 renter occupied home units. There was an increase of 165 units between 1990 and 2000.

Units Occupied with a Loan or Mortgage

Alaska has 112,012 occupied with a loan or mortgage housing units.

Units Occupied Clear of Any Loan or Mortgage

There are 50,753 occupied clear of any loan or mortgage housing units.

Total Vacant Housing Units

There are 48,909 vacant housing units. This is an increase of 9,531 units since the year 2000 when it had 39,378 vacant homes. It's an increase of 5,216 units since the year 1990 when it had 43,693 vacant home units. There was a decrease of -4,315 units between 1990 and 2000. Of Alaska's 48,909 vacant housing units, 13.76% are for rent homes, 1.36% are rented - but not occupied home units, 5.88% are for sale units, 2.6% are sold - but not occupied housing units, 57.5% are for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units, 0.74% are for migrant workers homes, and 19.15% are listed as vacant other home units.

Vacant Units Listed For Rent

Alaska has 6,729 for rent housing units. This is a decrease of -307 units since the year 2000 when it had 7,036 for rent units. It's a decrease of -988 units since the year 1990 when it had 7,717 for rent homes. There was a decrease of -681 units between 1990 and 2000.

Rented, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Alaska has 667 rented - but not occupied housing units. This is a decrease of -1,399 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,066 rented - but not occupied homes.

Vacant Units Listed For Sale

Alaska has 2,876 for sale housing units. This is an increase of 264 units since the year 2000 when it had 2,612 for sale homes. It's a decrease of -2,091 units since the year 1990 when it had 4,967 for sale home units. There was a decrease of -2,355 units between 1990 and 2000.

Sold, but Not Occupied Vacant Units

Alaska has 1,006 sold - but not occupied housing units.

Vacant Units For Seasonal, Recreational, or Occasional Use

Alaska has 27,901 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use housing units. This is an increase of 6,427 units since the year 2000 when it had 21,474 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. It's an increase of 10,910 units since the year 1990 when it had 16,991 for seasonal, recreational, or occasional use units. Alaska saw an increase of 4,483 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units for Migrant Workers

Alaska has 362 for migrant workers housing units. This is an increase of 182 units since the year 2000 when it had 180 for migrant workers housing units. It's an increase of 163 units since the year 1990 when it had 199 for migrant workers home units. There was a decrease of -19 units between 1990 and 2000.

Vacant Units Listed as an Other Status

There are 9,368 listed as vacant other housing units. This is an increase of 3,358 units since the year 2000 when it had 6,010 listed as vacant other home units. It's a decrease of -1,707 units since the year 1990 when it had 11,075 listed as vacant other homes. There was a decrease of -5,065 units between 1990 and 2000.