Juneau, AK (Douglas / West Juneau)




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About Juneau, AK (Douglas / West Juneau)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Douglas / West Juneau median real estate price is $379,497, which is more expensive than 87.2% of the neighborhoods in Alaska and 79.0% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Douglas / West Juneau is currently $1,504, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 64.4% of the neighborhoods in Alaska.

Douglas / West Juneau is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in Juneau, Alaska. This is a coastal neighborhood (i.e., is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet).

Douglas / West Juneau real estate 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 Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 1940 and 1969.

Real estate vacancies in Douglas / West Juneau are 7.3%, which is lower than one will find in 61.0% of American neighborhoods. Demand for real estate in Douglas / West Juneau is above average for the U.S., and may signal some demand for either price increases or new construction of residential product for this neighborhood.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

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

Uncrowded roads, rural America and space to be the individual you are. If you like these characteristics, this neighborhood may fit you. With just 31 residents per square mile, Douglas / West Juneau is less crowded than 92.8% of all U.S. neighborhoods. Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The Douglas / West Juneau 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, Douglas / West Juneau 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 Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 26.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 99.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood has more Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 10.3% of this neighborhood's residents have Native American ancestry.

Douglas / West Juneau is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 0.9% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Modes of Transportation

If you like to ride a ferry to work, this neighborhood may be for you. NeighborhoodScout's research revealed that 0.3% of the Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood's commuters ride a ferry to and from work each day, which is more than we found in 98.5% of America's neighborhoods.

Notable & Unique: People

If you're planning where to retire, the Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood in Juneau is a great option to consider. According to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive retirement dream area analysis, it's peaceful and quiet, has above average safety ratings compared to other neighborhoods in AK, offers a wide range of housing options, and has already attracted an enviable mix of college educated seniors. This neighborhood ranks as better for retirement living than 86.8% of the neighborhoods in Alaska. If you are considering retiring to Alaska, this is a good neighborhood to look at.


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 Douglas / West Juneau 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 84.3% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 13.2% 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 57.1% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood, 51.6% 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 26.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.4%), and 14.9% 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 Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood in Juneau, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (19.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report Native American roots (10.3%), and some of the residents are also of English ancestry (9.8%), along with some Norwegian ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood is English, spoken by 94.1% of households.

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 Douglas / West Juneau neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.6% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (68.6%) 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 (18.7%) . 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 Demographics Data

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More diverse than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Neighborhood Crime Data

67 Vital Statistics. 2 Condition Alerts found.

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Douglas / West Juneau 0.101011101001110
Juneau 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30
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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Douglas / West Juneau 0.101011101001110
Juneau 0.101011101001110
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Douglas / West Juneau 0.101011101001110
Juneau 0.101011101001110
Alaska 8

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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JUNEAU 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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