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Real Estate Prices & Overview

Newby Road / Badger East median real estate price is $381,364, which is more expensive than 52.6% of the neighborhoods in Alaska and 52.5% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in Newby Road / Badger East is currently $1,697, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 65.3% of Alaska neighborhoods.

Newby Road / Badger East is a rural neighborhood (based on population density) located in North Pole, Alaska.

Newby Road / Badger East 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 Newby Road / Badger East 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.

Newby Road / Badger East has a 10.9% vacancy rate, which is well above average compared to other U.S. neighborhoods (higher than 65.2% 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

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in North Pole, the Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

Modes of Transportation

Our research reveals that 91.6% of commuters who live in the Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood get to work each day by driving alone in their automobiles, which is a higher proportion than 97.9% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Occupations

With 1.9% of employed workers living in the Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 96.2% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Diversity

Did you know that the Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood has more French Canadian and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 12.5% of this neighborhood's residents have French Canadian ancestry and 6.7% have Native American ancestry.

Newby Road / Badger East is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 4.9% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak French at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.5% of the neighborhoods in America.

The Neighbors

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 Newby Road / Badger East 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 73.7% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 2.3% 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 74.1% of America's neighborhoods.

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 Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood, 42.9% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 22.0% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (19.2%), and 14.8% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood is English, spoken by 90.3% of households. Some people also speak French (4.9%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is shared learned behavior. We learn it from our parents, their parents, our houses of worship, and much of our culture – our learned behavior – comes from our ancestors. That is why ancestry and ethnicity can be so interesting and important to understand: places with concentrations of people of one or more ancestries often express those shared learned behaviors and this gives each neighborhood its own culture. Even different neighborhoods in the same city can have drastically different cultures.

In the Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood in North Pole, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.8%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (12.5%), and residents who report French Canadian roots (12.5%), and some of the residents are also of Native American ancestry (6.7%), along with some English ancestry residents (6.3%), among others.

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 Newby Road / Badger East neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (53.3% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (91.6%) 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 (6.8%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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