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Alaska Highway North

Housing and Shelter Costs National Household Survey 2011

Datanote: For smaller communities where the population does not exceed 250 people, income statistics are suppressed. For this reason, the census subdivisions of Beaver Creek (6001042), Burwash Landing (6001039), Champagne Landing (6001038), Destruction Bay (6001048) and Haines Junction (6001018) were combined to provide income statistics for this geographic region. Global non-response rate for this area: 17.8%

TopicValue
Total number of owner and tenant households with household total income greater than zero, in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings by shelter-cost-to-income ratio315
Spending less than 30% of household total income on shelter costs275
Spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs45
Spending 30% to less than 100% of household total income on shelter costs40
Number of owner households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings220
% of owner households with a mortgage46.7
% of owner households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs11.4
Median monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)574
Average monthly shelter costs for owned dwellings ($)771
Median value of dwellings ($)249,975
Average value of dwellings ($)275,569
Number of tenant households in non-farm, non-reserve private dwellings95
% of tenant households in subsidized housing44.4
% of tenant households spending 30% or more of household total income on shelter costs16.7
Median monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)700
Average monthly shelter costs for rented dwellings ($)673