Juneau, AK


Highest Appreciating Juneau Neighborhoods Since 2000

Juneau, AK Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q2 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Juneau Housing Market Information

With 32,756 people, 12,114 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $331,037, Juneau house prices are not only among the most expensive in Alaska, Juneau real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Juneau, accounting for 46.46% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Juneau include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 17.81%), duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 14.07%), and a few row houses and other attached homes ( 13.78%).

The most prevalent building size and type in Juneau are three and four bedroom dwellings, chiefly found in single-family detached homes. The city has a mixture of owners and renters, with 62.19% owning and 37.81% renting.

There is a lot of housing in Juneau built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Juneau built between 1940-1969 ( 18.22%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 9.63%). There's also some housing in Juneau built before 1939 ( 6.54%).

Juneau Home Appreciation Rates

Appreciation rates for homes in Juneau have been tracking above average for the last ten years, according to NeighborhoodScout data. The cumulative appreciation rate over the ten years has been 14.79%, which ranks in the top 30% nationwide. This equates to an annual average Juneau house appreciation rate of 1.39%.

Over the last year, Juneau appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Juneau's appreciation rate has been 1.45%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Juneau were at 1.94%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 8.00%.

Relative to Alaska, our data show that Juneau's latest annual appreciation rate is higher than 80% of the other cities and towns in Alaska.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Juneau differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Juneau - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Juneau real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:


Value Range
> $1,115,000 0.9
$837,001 - $1,115,000 1.4
$558,001 - $837,000 7.2
$446,001 - $558,000 17.9
$335,001 - $446,000 26.5
$223,001 - $335,000 26.2
$112,001 - $223,000 10.2
$56,001 - $112,000 2.7
$0 - $56,000 7.1

Very High for AK
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
14.4270741846712 6.45161290322581

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Juneau Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2017 Q1 - 2017 Q2
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q2 - 2017 Q2
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q2
73.38% 3.19% 6 8
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,688 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 62.19
Renters 37.81
Vacant 7.94

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

2000 or Newer 9.6
1970 - 1999 65.6
1940 - 1969 18.2
1939 or Older 6.5

Types of Homes

Single-Family 46.5
Townhomes 13.8
Small Apt. Buildings 14.1
Apt. Complexes 17.8
Mobile Homes 7.6
Other 0.3

Home Size

No Bedroom 4.35
1 Bedroom 12.49
2 Bedrooms 30.84
3 Bedrooms 34.55
4 Bedrooms 14.06
5 or more bedrooms 3.71

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