The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from
its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This
neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as
revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything
from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
Tuomi / Artesian Village is a neighborhood that is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Many times, such places have amenities that bring locals and visitors to the
waterfront for recreational activities or to check out the scenery.
In some densely populated areas that are less financially well-off, the neighborhood
waterfront can be relatively industrial and less open to recreation.
In addition, 99.4% of the real estate in the Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.
Furthermore, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in shear abundance of row houses, this neighborhood truly stands out. The real estate here has a higher proportion of row houses and attached homes than nearly any neighborhood in America. In fact, 44.8% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
The Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood has a greater proportion of
government workers living in it than 99.8% of the neighborhoods
in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. This is
a unique feature of this neighborhood, and one that shapes its character.
Furthermore, with 27.0% of employed workers living in the
Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 99.7% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability
Some neighborhoods have more internal cohesiveness than others. While other
neighborhoods feel like a collection of strangers who just happen to live
near each other. Sometimes this comes down to not only the personalities
of the people in a place, but how long people have been together in that
neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's research has revealed some interesting
things about the rootedness of people in the Tuomi / Artesian Village
In the Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood, a greater proportion of
the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is
found in 98.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood,
more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood has more
Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Romanian ancestry.
Tuomi / Artesian Village is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Mon-Khmer, which is the dominant language of Cambodia, at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 96.3% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: Length of Commute
Whether walking, biking, riding, or driving, the length of one's commute
is an important factor for one's quality of life. The Tuomi / Artesian Village
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 64.9% of the residents have a commute time from
home to work (one way) of less than fifteen minutes. This is a higher
proportion of residents enjoying a short trip to work than NeighborhoodScout
found in 96.9% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: People
Priests and therapists would like to think they know the secrets to a
truly successful marriage, but according to NeighborhoodScout's research,
the folks of the Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood may actually hold
the key. 67.2% of its residents are married, which is a higher
percentage than is found in 95.6% of the neighborhoods
In addition, the Tuomi / Artesian Village neighborhood stands out within Alaska
for its college student friendly environment. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
reveals that this neighborhood is home to a number of college students,
is relatively walkable, and above average in safety. In combination, this
makes it stand out for a good place for college students to consider.
Because a number of college students live here, this neighborhood may
be close to a college campus and offer certain amenities nearby geared
towards the student body. While it's not an environment for everyone,
ambitious scholars can enjoy seasonal excitement between semesters and
school breaks, and parents can rest easy knowing that the area has an
above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the
neighborhood is rated among the top 6%
of college-friendly places to live in AK.