North Pole, AK (Badger)




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About North Pole, AK (Badger)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

Badger median real estate price is $213,872, which is less expensive than 65.7% of Alaska neighborhoods and 65.7% of all U.S. neighborhoods.

The average rental price in Badger is currently $1,821, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. The average rental cost in this neighborhood is higher than 89.7% of the neighborhoods in Alaska.

Badger is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in North Pole, Alaska.

Badger real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two bedroom) single-family homes and small apartment buildings. Most of the residential real estate is owner occupied. Many of the residences in the Badger neighborhood are established but not old, having been built between 1970 and 1999. A number of residences were also built between 2000 and the present.

Badger has a 11.2% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 60.9% 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

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: Diversity

Did you know that the Badger neighborhood has more Dutch and Swedish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 5.2% of this neighborhood's residents have Dutch ancestry and 5.2% have Swedish ancestry.

Badger is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.1% 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 98.2% of the neighborhoods in America.

Notable & Unique: Occupations

With 2.0% of employed workers living in the Badger neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 97.4% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Furthermore, 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 Badger neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 14.9% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 97.3% of U.S. neighborhoods.


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 Badger neighborhood in North Pole are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 77.2% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.8% 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 84.0% of America's neighborhoods.

The Neighbors: Occupations

The old saying "you are what you eat" is true. But it is also true that you are what you do for a living. The types of occupations your neighbors have shape their character, and together as a group, their collective occupations shape the culture of a place.

In the Badger neighborhood, 36.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 24.4% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (20.2%), and 18.5% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

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 Badger neighborhood in North Pole, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (27.9%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (13.8%), and residents who report English roots (7.8%), and some of the residents are also of Dutch ancestry (5.2%), along with some Swedish ancestry residents (5.2%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the Badger neighborhood is English, spoken by 95.3% of households. Some people also speak German (2.1%).

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 Badger neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (72.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.9%) 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 (11.2%) . 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. 0 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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Badger 0.101011101001110
North Pole 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Badger 0.101011101001110
North Pole 0.101011101001110
Alaska 28.18

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North Pole 0.101011101001110
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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FAIRBANKS NORTH STAR BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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District Quality Compared to Alaska

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Better than of AK school districts.

District Quality Compared to U.S. info

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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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