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Seward City, Alaska Housing Analysis

   (County: Kenai Peninsula Borough)

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(updated 2010)



Household Type
(Seward City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family : 340

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present : 29

Female householder, no husband present : 49

Nonfamily households:

Householder living alone : 303

Householder not living alone : 75


(updated 2009)



Unmarried-Partner Households By Sex Of Partner
(Seward City, Alaska)

Unmarried-partner households:

Male householder and male partner : 0

Male householder and female partner : 9

Female householder and female partner : 0

Female householder and male partner : 13

All other households : 774


(updated 2009)



Household Type By Tenure
(Seward City, Alaska)

Family households:

Married-couple family:

Owner-occupied housing units : 272

Renter-occupied housing units : 68

Other family:

Male householder, no wife present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 7

Renter-occupied housing units : 22

Female householder, no husband present:

Owner-occupied housing units : 0

Renter-occupied housing units : 49

Nonfamily households:

Owner-occupied housing units : 113

Renter-occupied housing units : 265


(updated 2009)



Household Income (Annual)
(Seward City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 43

$10,000 to $14,999 : 114

$15,000 to $19,999 : 23

$20,000 to $24,999 : 37

$25,000 to $29,999 : 126

$30,000 to $34,999 : 6

$35,000 to $39,999 : 13

$40,000 to $44,999 : 41

$45,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 40

$60,000 to $74,999 : 98

$75,000 to $99,999 : 72

$100,000 to $124,999 : 79

$125,000 to $149,999 : 65

$150,000 to $199,999 : 31

$200,000 or more : 8


(updated 2009)



Housing Units
(Seward City, Alaska)

Total : 1,026


(updated 2009)



Occupancy Status
(Seward City, Alaska)

Occupied : 796

Vacant : 230


(updated 2009)



Median Number Of Rooms
(Seward City, Alaska)

Median number of rooms : 4


(updated 2009)



Year Structure Built
(Seward City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later : 0

Built 2000 to 2004 : 28

Built 1990 to 1999 : 220

Built 1980 to 1989 : 243

Built 1970 to 1979 : 123

Built 1960 to 1969 : 68

Built 1950 to 1959 : 85

Built 1940 to 1949 : 127

Built 1939 or earlier : 132


(updated 2009)



House Heating Fuel
(Seward City, Alaska)

Utility gas : 17

Bottled, tank, or LP gas : 13

Electricity : 148

Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. : 610

Coal or coke : 0

Wood : 8

Solar energy : 0

Other fuel : 0

No fuel used : 0


(updated 2009)



House Value
(Seward City, Alaska)

Less than $10,000 : 0

$10,000 to $14,999 : 0

$15,000 to $19,999 : 0

$20,000 to $24,999 : 0

$25,000 to $29,999 : 0

$30,000 to $34,999 : 0

$35,000 to $39,999 : 0

$40,000 to $49,999 : 0

$50,000 to $59,999 : 0

$60,000 to $69,999 : 0

$70,000 to $79,999 : 8

$80,000 to $89,999 : 0

$90,000 to $99,999 : 0

$100,000 to $124,999 : 28

$125,000 to $149,999 : 73

$150,000 to $174,999 : 44

$175,000 to $199,999 : 60

$200,000 to $249,999 : 31

$250,000 to $299,999 : 68

$300,000 to $399,999 : 20

$400,000 to $499,999 : 24

$500,000 to $749,999 : 15

$750,000 to $999,999 : 21

$1,000,000 or more : 0


(updated 2009)



Mortgage Status
(Seward City, Alaska)

Housing units with a mortgage, contract to purchase, or similar debt:

With either a second mortgage or home equity loan, but not both:

Second mortgage only : 0

Home equity loan only : 19

Both second mortgage and home equity loan : 21

No second mortgage and no home equity loan : 227

Housing units without a mortgage : 125


(updated 2009)



Median Value By Year Structure Built
(Seward City, Alaska)

Built 2005 or later :

Built 2000 to 2004 :

Built 1990 to 1999 : $315,000

Built 1980 to 1989 : $235,700

Built 1970 to 1979 : $232,300

Built 1960 to 1969 :

Built 1950 to 1959 :

Built 1940 to 1949 : $137,300

Built 1939 or earlier : $133,300


(updated 2009)







Percentage of Family Households in Seward City, Alaska: 51.1%

Percentage of Family Households in Alaska: 66.2%


(updated 2010)



Population in Group Quarters in Seward City, Alaska

Institutionalized population


  • Correctional facilities for adults : 77.43%
  • Nursing facilities/Skilled-nursing facilities : 5.08%

Noninstitutionalized population


  • Other noninstitutional facilities : 17.49%


(updated 2010)







Building Permits in Seward City, Alaska

* Units are useful in showing how many separate living spaces
were built. e.g. apartments, townhomes, condos, etc.

    Buildings Units Cost
1999        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,217,400
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

10 10 $1,217,400
2000        
  Single Family 5 5 $1,023,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

5 5 $1,023,000
2001        
  Single Family 2 2 $300,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $300,000
2002        
  Single Family 2 2 $240,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

2 2 $240,000
2003        
  Single Family 5 5 $628,500
  Two Family 2 4 $299,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 4 32 $2,900,000
  Total

11 41 $3,827,500
2004        
  Single Family 10 10 $1,915,000
  Two Family 1 2 $200,000
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

11 12 $2,115,000
2005        
  Single Family 8 8 $1,628,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

8 8 $1,628,000
2006        
  Single Family 9 9 $1,131,000
  Two Family 0 0 $0
  Three and Four Family 0 0 $0
  Five or More Family 0 0 $0
  Total

9 9 $1,131,000


(updated 2007)



Median Household Income In 2000 (Seward City, AK): $44,306
Median Household Income In 2000 (Alaska): $51,571


(updated 2010)



Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Seward City): $138,400
Median House/Condo Value in 2000 (Alaska): $137,400


(updated 2010)



Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Seward City): $580
Median Gross Rent in 2000 (Alaska): $720


(updated 2010)



Most Commonly Used Heating Fuel in Seward City, Alaska

Utility Gas: 0.3%
Bottled, Tank, Or Lp Gas: 5.8%
Electricity: 11.2%
Fuel Oil, Kerosene, Etc.: 80.8%
Coal Or Coke: 0.0%
Wood: 1.6%
Solar Energy: 0.0%
Other Fuel: 0.2%
No Fuel Used: 0.0%


(updated 2010)





(updated 2010)





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