Anchorage, AK (Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr)



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About Anchorage, AK (Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr median real estate price is $398,109, which is more expensive than 87.3% of the neighborhoods in Alaska and 75.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr is currently $2,584, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 95.9% of the neighborhoods in Alaska.

Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Anchorage, Alaska. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) small apartment buildings and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is renter occupied. Many of the residences in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood are newer, built in 2000 or more recently. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

In Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr, the current vacancy rate is 3.4%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 84.7% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Anchorage, the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of.

In addition, renter-occupied real estate is dominant in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood. The percentage of rental real estate here, according to exclusive NeighborhoodScout analysis, is 99.2%, which is higher than 99.2% of the neighborhoods in America. If you were to buy and live in the property you bought here, you would be almost alone in doing so.

Furthermore, if you like the look and ambience of new homes and newly built neighborhoods, you will love the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood. A whopping 74.4% of the homes and other residential real estate here were built after 1999, which is a higher proportion of new homes then you will find in 98.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Also of note, many people dream of living along a street lined with row houses or other attached homes. Such places do often have an abundance of charm. If you are one of these people, the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood could be your paradise. With 39.9% of the homes and real estate here classified as rowhouses or other attached homes, this neighborhood brims with opportunity to find the right place for you. Only 2.0% of U.S. neighborhoods have more row houses than this neighborhood, making it one of the most interesting things about this special neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

The government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 48.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 100.0% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, with 34.2% of employed workers living in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 99.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

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 Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 71.5% 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 98.6% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr choose to walk to work each day (13.6%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Notable & Unique: People

An extraordinary 11.3% of the residents of the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood are currently enrolled in college. This is such a large part of life in this neighborhood that the neighborhood changes a great deal with the change of semesters and is far quieter during the summer when many students are away.

In addition, the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr 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 7.2% of college-friendly places to live in AK.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

The freedom of moving to new places versus the comfort of home. How much and how often people move not only can create diverse and worldly neighborhoods, but simultaneously it can produce a loss of intimacy with one's surroundings and a lack of connectedness to one's neighbors. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research has identified this neighborhood as unique with regard to the transience of its populace. In the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood, a greater proportion of the residents living here today did not live here five years ago than is found in 98.2% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood in Anchorage are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 54.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 5.1% of the children seventeen and under living in this neighborhood are living below the federal poverty line, which is a lower rate of childhood poverty than is found in 73.8% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood, 48.8% of the working population is employed in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 38.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in the military (34.2%), and 24.6% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 85.6% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood in Anchorage, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.8%). There are also a number of people of Mexican ancestry (13.9%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.5%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (5.3%), along with some French ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (71.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.2%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (15.9%) and 13.6% of residents also hop out the door and walk to work for their daily commute. In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   National Agriculture Statistics Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Geological Service, American Community Survey.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q3 2020. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

44 Vital Statistics. 7 Condition Alerts found.

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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2018 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2020.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   18,000 local law enforcement agencies in the U.S.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   Reflects 2019 calendar year; released from FBI in Sept. 2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Where is 2020 data?

Methodology:   Our nationwide meta-analysis overcomes the issues inherent in any crime database, including non-reporting and reporting errors. This is possible by associating the 9.4 million reported crimes in the U.S, including over 2 million geocoded point locations…. Read more about Scout's Crime Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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violent Crime Comparison (per 1,000 residents)

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Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr 0.101011101001110
Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 8.67

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Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 29.11

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Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr 0.101011101001110
Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 8

Neighborhood Public School Data

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Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:
  • Test Scores: Edfacts (U.S. Department of Education), State departments of education.
  • Expenditures: National Center for Education Statistics.
  • Educational Environment: American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau).
Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Test data: Reflects 2018 – 2019 school year.
  • Expenditures: 2017
  • Educational Environment: 2018 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Only NeighborhoodScout gives you nationally comparable school ranks based on test scores, so you can directly compare the quality of schools in any location. Read more about Scout's School Data

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School Quality

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Better than of AK school districts.

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Public School Test Scores (No Child Left Behind)

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Proficiency in Reading and Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Reading 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110
Proficiency in Math 0.101011101001110 0.101011101001110

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