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: 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 8.86 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 97.4% of America. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking.
The Auke Bay / U of Alaska Southeast neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet.
Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront
that are attractive to residents and visitors alike.
In addition to being coastal, Auke Bay / U of Alaska Southeast 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.
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 Auke Bay / U of Alaska Southeast neighborhood in particular stands out
when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who
are employed by the government. At 25.3% of its workforce, this
neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than
99.5% of U.S. neighborhoods.
Notable & Unique: Diversity
Did you know that the Auke Bay / U of Alaska Southeast neighborhood has more
Swedish and Czechoslovakian ancestry people living in it than nearly
any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 6.7% of
this neighborhood's residents have Swedish ancestry and 0.6% have Czechoslovakian ancestry.
Auke Bay / U of Alaska Southeast is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.3% 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 96.1% of the neighborhoods in America.
Notable & Unique: People
With more than 2.3% of residents living with a same sex partner,
Auke Bay / U of Alaska Southeast is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in
this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that
this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than
96.4% of U.S. neighborhoods.
In addition, the Auke Bay / U of Alaska Southeast neighborhood is considered a solid choice
for executive lifestyles. NeighborhoodScout's analysis ranks it as
better than 92.8% of Alaska neighborhoods
for executive living, based on the wealthy, educated professionals,
executives, and managers who choose to reside here, the spacious homes
that are prominent features of the real estate in the neighborhood,
and the high real estate appreciation rates found here relative to
other neighborhoods in the state.