Wasilla, AK (E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky)




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About Wasilla, AK (E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky)


Real Estate Prices and Overview

E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky median real estate price is $268,914, which is more expensive than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in Alaska and 67.2% of the neighborhoods in the U.S.

The average rental price in E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky is currently $1,262, based on NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis. Rents here are currently lower in price than 66.8% of Alaska neighborhoods.

E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky is a suburban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Wasilla, Alaska.

E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky real estate is primarily made up of medium sized (three or four bedroom) to small (studio to two 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 E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky 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.

Home and apartment vacancy rates are 10.4% in E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky. NeighborhoodScout analysis shows that this rate is lower than 43.3% of the neighborhoods in the nation, approximately near the middle range for vacancies.

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: Occupations

With 2.7% of employed workers living in the E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky neighborhood active in the military, this neighborhood has the distinction of having a higher proportion of people in the military than 98.0% of American neighborhoods. This is a major shaper of the neighborhood's culture and character.

Notable & Unique: Diversity

Did you know that the E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky neighborhood has more Finnish and Native American ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.5% of this neighborhood's residents have Finnish ancestry and 3.7% have Native American ancestry.

E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 1.4% 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 98.9% of the neighborhoods in America.


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 E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky neighborhood in Wasilla are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 71.0% of the neighborhoods in America. In addition, 8.2% 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 68.7% 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 E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky neighborhood, 33.6% 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 23.5% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (22.8%), and 20.1% in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants.

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 E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky neighborhood in Wasilla, AK, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (22.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.0%), and residents who report English roots (9.0%), and some of the residents are also of Norwegian ancestry (5.2%), along with some Polish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others.

The Neighbors: Languages

The most common language spoken in the E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky neighborhood is English, spoken by 91.1% of households. Some people also speak Spanish (2.2%).

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky neighborhood spend under 15 minutes commuting one-way to work (31.5% of working residents), one of the shortest commutes across America.

Here most residents (77.4%) 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 (11.6%) . 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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AGE OF Wasilla, AK (E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky) HOMES

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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. 3 Condition Alerts found.

Neighborhood Crime Data

 

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky 0.101011101001110
Wasilla 0.101011101001110
Alaska 7.30

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Neighborhood Property Crime

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Safer than of U.S. neighborhoods.

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E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky 0.101011101001110
Wasilla 0.101011101001110
Alaska 28.18

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E Parks Hwy / Seward Meridian Pky 0.101011101001110
Wasilla 0.101011101001110
Alaska 8

Neighborhood Public School Data

65 Vital Statistics. 1 Condition Alert found.

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School Quality

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Better than of U.S. schools.

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MATANUSKA-SUSITNA BOROUGH SCHOOL DISTRICT


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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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