Fairbanks, AK (Tovey Dr / Birch Ln)




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About Fairbanks, AK (Tovey Dr / Birch Ln)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Tovey Dr / Birch Ln median real estate price is $243,200, which is more expensive than 47.8% of the neighborhoods in Alaska and 62.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Tovey Dr / Birch Ln is currently $1,483, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 61.7% of the neighborhoods in Alaska.

Tovey Dr / Birch Ln is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Fairbanks, Alaska.

Tovey Dr / Birch Ln real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and apartment complexes/high-rise apartments. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences in the Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 8.0% in Tovey Dr / Birch Ln. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 57.0% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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

One of the really interesting characteristics about the Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood is that, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research, it is an excellent choice in which to reside for college students. Due to its popularity among college students who already choose to live here, its walkability, and its above average safety from crime, the neighborhood is ideal for prospective or already-enrolled college students. Between semesters and during school breaks, you'll notice that the excitement here fluctuates with the college seasons. Despite the excitement however, parents of college-age children can rest easy knowing that this neighborhood has an above average safety rating. For each of these reasons, the neighborhood is rated among the top 0.6% of college-friendly places to live in the state of Alaska.

In addition, neighborhoodScout's analysis shows that the Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood has a greater concentration of residents currently enrolled in college than 96.1% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. With 13.5% of the population here attending college, this is very much a college-focused neighborhood.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood has more Native American and Danish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 7.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 2.6% have Danish ancestry.

Tovey Dr / Birch Ln is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak German at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.3% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 1.8% of employed workers living in the Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.8% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: Real Estate

Most neighborhoods are composed of a mixture of ages of homes, but the Tovey Dr / Birch 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, 81.1% of the residential real estate here was built in this one time period.


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 Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood in Fairbanks are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 69.5% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 6.3% 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 74.0% 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 Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood, 36.5% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is executive, management, and professional occupations, with 35.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (15.8%), and 12.3% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

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 Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood in Fairbanks, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (16.4%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (9.1%), and residents who report Asian roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Mexican ancestry (7.4%), along with some Native American ancestry residents (7.3%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood is English, spoken by 87.4% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (3.6%).

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 Tovey Dr / Birch Ln neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (51.3% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (75.1%) 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 (12.7%) and 6.1% 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 Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Tovey Dr / Birch Ln 0.101011101001110
Fairbanks 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30
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Tovey Dr / Birch Ln 0.101011101001110
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Tovey Dr / Birch Ln 0.101011101001110
Fairbanks 0.101011101001110
Alaska 8

Neighborhood Public School Data

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This neighborhood is served by 1 district:

FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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Better than of AK school districts.

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Better than of US 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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