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
This neighborhood has wide open spaces, few people, and lots of space to stretch out. If you like locations that fit that description, you may like this neighborhood. Based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis, with only 0.8 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 99.5% of America. Prudhoe Bay / Alpine 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, Prudhoe Bay / Alpine 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.
One of the notable things about Prudhoe Bay / Alpine is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.
In addition, this neighborhood has the distinction of having one of the lowest real estate vacancy rates of any neighborhood in America. With just 0.0% of the real estate vacant, this indicates an exceptionally strong demand for real estate in the Prudhoe Bay / Alpine neighborhood, and/or an issue with creating enough supply for the demand. This could have the effect of increasing real estate prices, increasing supply to meet demand, or both.
Notable & Unique: People
In a nation where 1 out of every 4 children lives in poverty, the
Prudhoe Bay / Alpine neighborhood stands out as being ranked among
the lowest 0.1% of neighborhoods affected by this global
Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation
In the Prudhoe Bay / Alpine neighborhood, walking to work is a real
option for many. In fact, NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research reveals
walking to and from work is the chosen way to commute for 65.7%
of residents here. This is a higher proportion of walking commuters than
we found in 99.9% of American neighborhoods. Get ready
to put on your walking shoes if you move here!
Also, in the Prudhoe Bay / Alpine neighborhood, many people's commute means
walking from the bedroom to the home office. NeighborhoodScout's analysis
found that 25.8% of residents worked from home. This may not
seem like a large number, but Scout's research shows that this is a higher
percentage of people working from home than 99.8% of the
neighborhoods in America. Often people who work from home are engaged in
the creative or technological economy, such as is found in areas around Boston,
and in Silicon Valley. Other times, people may be engaged in other businesses
like trading stocks from home, or running a small beauty salon.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research identifies the Prudhoe Bay / Alpine
neighborhood as having one of the highest concentrations of people employed
in manufacturing or as laborers of any neighborhood in America. In fact,
despite the loss of manufacturing jobs nationally, this neighborhood has
53.7% of its working residents employed in such fields, which is a
higher proportion than 99.7% of American neighborhoods.
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 Prudhoe Bay / Alpine
neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's
Residents of the Prudhoe Bay / Alpine neighborhood have the pleasure
of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in
America. 83.3% 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 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting
means more time for other things in life.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Prudhoe Bay / Alpine neighborhood has more
Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.1% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.
Prudhoe Bay / Alpine is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.5% of its residents five years old and above primarily
speak Native American languages at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher
than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.