This page looks at a variety of Rampart CDP Alaska housing market data taken from the most recent 2022 American Community Survey census data. Housing units are structures such as a single family home, apartment community, mobile home park, public housing, etc. where a person or family live and live separately from other residents of the building. Figure 1 shows the total number of housing units for each city. Rampart CDP depicts it has a Housing Units of 32 which is the smallest as measured by housing units of all the other places in the metro area.
Figure 2 illustrates the housing density in the Rampart CDP housing market as measured by housing units per square land mile (includes single family homes, apartments, etc.) Rampart CDP indicates it has a Housing Density of 0.2 which is the smallest in order of housing density of all the other places in the local area. The place with the highest housing density in the area is Chena Ridge CDP which shows a density of 73.2 ( considerably bigger). Comparing housing density to the United States average of 39.5, Rampart CDP is only about 0.5% the size. Also, in contrast to the state of Alaska, housing density of 0.6, Rampart CDP is approximately a third the size.
In Figure 3, Rampart CDP area change in the number of housing units and is a forward gauge (along with population change) for any potential housing shortage. Rampart CDP shows it has a Housing Unit Change of -25.6% which is the smallest when sorted by change in the housing units of all the other places in the metro area. The place with the highest change in the housing units in the area is Nenana which depicts a housing units of 13.5% ( about the same size). Comparing change in the housing units to the United States average of 7.4%, Rampart CDP is approximately 3.5 times bigger. Also, versus the state of Alaska, change in the housing units of 5.7%, Rampart CDP is approximately 4.5 times bigger.
Figure 5 illustrates the total number of housing units that are occupied by owners. it has a Owner Percent of 100.0% which is the largest of all places in the greater Rampart CDP region.
Rampart CDP Alaska Home Cost Charts
Figure 9 shows the median amount of cost as a percent of total household income for people who own homes in the Rampart CDP metro area. it has a Owner Cost as % of HH Income of 9% which is less than most other places in the surrounding region. The next chart, Figure 10, provides a comparison chart of the median home cost as a percent of a median worker take home earnings and is thus a valuable measure of affordable housing. Rampart CDP depicts it has a Median Home Value as Percent of Median Earnings of 72% which is the second smallest as measured by median home value as a percent of median worker earnings of all the other places in the local area.
Housing cost as a percent of household income for owners who do not have a mortgage is shown in Figure 12. This analysis can be useful for understanding the affordable housing for home ownership excluding any financing cost in the area shown. Rampart CDP shows it has a % of Income Owner Costs-No Mortgage of 9% which is the third most cost as a percent of household income of all other places in the greater Rampart CDP region. The place with the highest cost as a percent of household income in the area is Ester CDP which shows a cost as a percent of household income of 20% (about twice as large).
Figure 14 shows the total housing cost for both home owners and apartment community renters in the area. Rampart CDP has the largest proportion of housing cost less than $300 at 35% of the total and is ranked #1.
Rampart CDP Alaska Home Financing Charts
Figure 17 shows the proportion of houses with a mortgage versus those without a mortgage. Rampart CDP has one of the largest proportions of houses with mortgages at 80% of the total and is ranked #3. Only #2 Tanana (90%), and #1 Minto CDP (91%) are larger.
Rampart CDP Alaska Home Characteristics Charts
Figure 19 shows, for the average house in each location, the median year that a house was built. This can be useful for understanding the relative age of one neighborhood versus another for a real estate investor. it has a Median Year Built of 1983 which is less than most other places in the metropolitan area. The place with the highest year built in the area is Chena Ridge CDP which shows a year built of 1993 ( about the same size).
Figure 20 looks at the distribution of housing units by the median age that the homes were built. it has the largest proportion of homes built between 2000 to 2009 at 25% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of homes built between 1940 to 1949 at 22% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 21 shows the year that people who own homes moved into this region. it has the largest proportion of owners moved in 2019 or later at 49% of the total and is ranked #1.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
Data sources - Mouse over icon in upper right corner of each chart for information.