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 $148,289, which is less expensive than 87.4% of Alaska neighborhoods and 87.4% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr is currently $2,437, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.4% 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 4.1%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 81.4% 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

Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr 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 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, 99.1% of the real estate in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood is occupied by renters, which is nearly the highest rate of renter occupancy of any neighborhood in America.

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 68.3% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. Everything here just feels new.

Also of note, if you love row houses and attached homes, you will probably really like the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood. The ambiance, the charm, of row houses is something special. And in sheer 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, 41.0% of the residential real estate here is classified as row houses and attached homes.

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 47.3% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood stands out nationally for having a greater proportion of its residents active in the military than 99.9% of other U.S. neighborhoods. If you come here, you will notice military people active in their jobs, going to and from work, and in plain clothes out and about the neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Length of Commute

Regardless of the means by which residents commute, this neighborhood has a length of commute that is notable. 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. 70.2% 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 98.3% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: Migration / Stability

Do you like to be surrounded by people from all over the country or world, with different perspectives and life experiences? Or do you instead prefer to be in a neighborhood where most residents have lived there for a long time, creating a sense of cohesiveness? NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals that this neighborhood stands out among American neighborhoods for the uniqueness of the mobility of its residents. 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 98.3% of U.S. Neighborhoods. This neighborhood, more than almost any other in America, has new residents from other areas.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr choose to walk to work each day (15.4%) 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.

Also, our research shows that more people carpool to work here in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr (21.0%) than in 95.8% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Significantly, 1.8% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America.


The Neighbors

The Neighbors: Income

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood in Anchorage are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 61.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 3.7% 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 81.4% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood, 47.3% 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 the military, with 40.6% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (35.6%), and 29.0% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood in Anchorage, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.7%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.1%), and residents who report Mexican roots (9.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (4.5%), along with some Puerto Rican ancestry residents (3.5%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.8% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (7.4%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (70.2% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (60.8%) 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 (21.0%) and 15.4% 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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Neighborhood Demographics Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 0 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr 0.101011101001110
Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30
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Davis Hwy / Richardson Dr 0.101011101001110
Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 28.18
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Anchorage 0.101011101001110
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Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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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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