Housing in Alaska

The median home cost in Alaska is $308,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 13.9%. Home Appreciation in Alaska is up 1.8%. Browse Alaska Real Estate

Average Age of Homes
- The median age of Alaska real estate is 29 years old
 $279,000 
235 W Katmai Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2268 SqFt
 $279,000 
235 W Katmai Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 3.0 | 2268 SqFt
 $289,900 
1155 8th Ave
Bed 7 | Bath 4.0 | 2640 SqFt
 $199,000 
815 E 13th Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1.0 | 912 SqFt
The Rental Market in Alaska
- Renters make up 30.0% of the Alaska population
- 18.2% of houses and apartments in Alaska, are unoccupied (vacancy rate)
- See the available apartments and rentals in Alaska
DID YOU KNOW
Buying a home is the biggest single purchase most people make during their lives. The second largest is most often an automobile.

HOUSING BY YEAR BUILT

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  HOUSINGAlaska, AlaskaUnited States
  Median Home Age2937
  Median Home Cost$308,100$216,200
  Home Appr. Last 12 months1.82%6.77%
  Home Appr. Last 5 yrs.11.81%31.12%
  Home Appr. Last 10 yrs.13.92%11.41%
  Property Tax Rate$11.86$11.89
  Homes Owned51.79%56.34%
  Housing Vacant18.24%12.45%
  Homes Rented29.97%31.21%
  AVERAGE RENT FOR HOME OR APARTMENT
  Studio Apartment$1,040$890
  1 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,150$990
  2 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,440$1,240
  3 Bedroom Home or Apartment$1,930$1,660
  4 Bedroom Home or Apartment$2,220$1,910
  VACANT HOUSING
  Vacant For Rent1.87%2.34%
  Vacant Rented0.59%0.46%
  Vacant For Sale0.85%1.20%
  Vacant Sold0.43%0.46%
  Vacant Vacation9.91%3.97%
  Vacant Other4.60%4.02%
  VALUE OF OWNER-OCCUPIED HOUSING
  Less Than $20,0003.48%4.57%
  $20,000 to $39,9993.29%3.37%
  $40,000 to $59,9992.19%4.19%
  $60,000 to $79,9991.85%5.74%
  $80,000 to $99,9991.95%6.79%
  $100,000 to $149,9996.61%15.19%
  $150,000 to $199,99914.81%14.69%
  $200,000 to $299,99930.71%18.15%
  $300,000 to $399,99920.49%10.43%
  $400,000 to $499,9997.57%5.70%
  $500,000 to $749,9995.32%6.39%
  $750,000 to $999,9991.20%2.41%
  $1,000,000 or more0.56%2.39%
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