Anchorage, AK (Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln)




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About Anchorage, AK (Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln median real estate price is $398,382, which is more expensive than 88.0% of the neighborhoods in Alaska and 79.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln is currently $2,481, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in Alaska.

Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Anchorage, Alaska.

Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to large (four, five or more bedroom) single-family homes and townhomes. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

In Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln, the current vacancy rate is 2.3%, which is a lower rate of vacancies than 91.1% of all neighborhoods in the U.S. This means that the housing supply in Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln is very tight compared to the demand for property here.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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 get around.

Notable & Unique: People

If you come to know the people here, you will recognize that you're in the company of one of the wealthiest communities in the nation. In fact, a mere 4.8% of America's neighborhoods are wealthier than the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood. Real estate here is exceedingly well-maintained, and similarly, tends to maintain its value over time. The cars driven are mostly luxury brands like Mercedes, Audi, BMW, and Lexus. If the public schools aren't up to snuff, the residents of this neighborhood preferentially send their children to private preparatory schools. Vacation to Disney? Yes, but equally popular are summers in Europe. As one would expect in a considerably wealthy neighborhood such as this, Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln also has one of the lowest ratings of child poverty in the nation.

In addition, a majority of the adults in the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood are wealthy and educated executives. They own stately homes that tend to maintain high real estate appreciation rates. Their upper-level careers keep them busy, but allow them to live comfortably. If you're an executive and want to keep similar company, consider settling in this neighborhood, rated as an executive lifestyle "best choice" neighborhood for Alaska by NeighborhoodScout's analysis, which rated it as better for executive lifestyles than 98.8% of the neighborhoods in Alaska. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for college students and families with school-aged children.

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 Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 21.1% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Furthermore, with 4.7% of employed workers living in the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.9% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood has more Swiss and Finnish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.4% of this neighborhood's residents have Swiss ancestry and 1.2% have Finnish ancestry.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln stands out as rather unique in having nearly all of its residential real estate built in one time period, namely between 1970 and 1999, generally considered to be established, but not old housing. What you'll sense when you look around or drive the streets of this neighborhood is that many of the residences look the same because of this similarity of age. In fact, 82.7% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.


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 Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood in Anchorage are wealthy, making it among the 15% highest income neighborhoods in America. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 95.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 0.0% 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 100.0% 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 Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood, 56.6% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions, with 21.1% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (19.6%), and 12.3% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood in Anchorage, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (24.4%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (14.4%), and residents who report Irish roots (8.9%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.9%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (5.0%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood is English, spoken by 93.5% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.7%).

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 Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (38.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (88.1%) 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 (10.9%) . 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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Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln 0.101011101001110
Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30
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Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln 0.101011101001110
Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 28.18
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Eagle River Rd / Melody Ln 0.101011101001110
Anchorage 0.101011101001110
Alaska 8

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts 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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