Juneau, AK (City Center)




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About Juneau, AK (City Center)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Median real estate price in the City Center of Juneau is $394,066, which is more expensive than 89.7% of the neighborhoods in Alaska and 80.3% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Juneau City Center is currently $1,421, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 44.5% of Alaska neighborhoods.

Juneau City Center is a remote neighborhood (based on population density) located in Juneau, Alaska. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Real estate in the City Center of Juneau, AK is primarily made up of small (studio to two bedroom) to medium sized (three or four 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 City Center neighborhood are relatively historic, built no later than 1939, and in some cases, quite a bit earlier. A number of residences were also built between 1970 and 1999.

Juneau City Center has a 12.3% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 64.8% of American neighborhoods). Most vacant housing here is vacant year round. This could either signal that there is a weak demand for real estate in the neighborhood or that large amount of new housing has been built and not yet occupied. Either way, if you live here, you may find many of the homes or apartments are empty.

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: 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 2 people per square mile living here, this neighborhood is less crowded than 99.2% of America. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Juneau City Center 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, Juneau City Center 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 Juneau City Center neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 32.3% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.7% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

More people in Juneau City Center choose to walk to work each day (40.3%) than almost any neighborhood in America. If you are attracted to the idea of being able to walk to work, this neighborhood could be a good choice.

Also, if you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.8% of the Juneau City Center neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 99.1% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Juneau City Center neighborhood has more Native American and Romanian ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry and 2.1% have Romanian ancestry.

Juneau City Center is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.9% 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 99.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 Juneau City Center neighborhood stands out for its commute length, according to NeighborhoodScout's analysis. Residents of the Juneau City Center neighborhood have the pleasure of having one of the shortest commutes to work of any neighborhood in America. 69.9% 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 98.2% of U.S. neighborhoods. Less time commuting means more time for other things in life.

Notable & Unique: People

If you are planning to retire in Alaska, this neighborhood should be on your must-see list. For many reasons, Juneau City Center may be considered a retiree's dream neighborhood. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and metrics, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety from crime compared to other neighborhoods in Alaska, while also offering a diverse range of housing options. This, along with the vibrant mix of very educated seniors and other age groups who choose to live here, makes the neighborhood more retiree-friendly than 97.6% of neighborhoods in AK. If a Alaska retirement is in your future, this neighborhood should be one of the places you visit. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for highly educated executives.


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 City Center neighborhood in Juneau are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 81.9% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 4.6% 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 78.8% 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 Juneau City Center neighborhood, 61.5% 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 32.3% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (16.3%), and 12.6% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

The Neighbors: Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the City Center neighborhood in Juneau, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (23.1%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (15.5%), and residents who report Native American roots (10.9%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.0%), along with some Asian ancestry residents (5.8%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the Juneau City Center neighborhood is English, spoken by 84.8% of households. Other important languages spoken here include South Asian languages, Hindi (which is the official language of India) and Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region).

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 Juneau City Center neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (69.9% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (40.3%) hop out the door and walk to work to get to work. In addition, quite a number also drive alone in a private automobile to get to work (38.1%) and 10.4% of residents also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors for their daily commute. This is a special neighborhood for the number of people who walk to work. Combining exercise, low cost, and reduced pollution, plus the chance to see your neighbors, walking to work is fairly uncommon in America but likely to increase as people try to reduce their dependence on automobiles, and this neighborhood offers that opportunity today.

Neighborhood Real Estate Data

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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City Center 0.101011101001110
Juneau 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30
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City Center 0.101011101001110
Juneau 0.101011101001110
Alaska 28.18
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Crimes Per Square Mile

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Alaska 8

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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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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