When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing
is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look
the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for
a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups.
This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to
NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the U of Alaska Anchorage / E Northern Lights Blvd neighborhood has more
Native American and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.8% of
this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 1.1% have Romanian ancestry.
U of Alaska Anchorage / E Northern Lights Blvd is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.2% 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 99.6% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
NeighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the U of Alaska Anchorage / E Northern Lights Blvd
neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled
in college than 97.6% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With
21.3% of the population here attending college, this is very
much a college-focused neighborhood.
In addition, of particular note, 3.0% of the people in the U of Alaska Anchorage / E Northern Lights Blvd
neighborhood currently reside in a correction facility, held due to
punishment for a crime.
Also, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording
an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives
live in the area, the U of Alaska Anchorage / E Northern Lights Blvd neighborhood should be
on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable
real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy
executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive
analysis places it as one of the top 10.2% executive lifestyle
neighborhoods in the state of Alaska.
Notable & Unique: Occupations
With 1.9% of employed workers living in the
U of Alaska Anchorage / E Northern Lights Blvd neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has
the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military
than 97.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major
shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.
Notable & Unique: Real Estate
In addition, most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the U of Alaska Anchorage / E Northern Lights Blvd 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, 89.9% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.