Seward, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 1,058 housing units in Seward. This represents a 4.8% growth from 1,010 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 1,058 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Seward is about 50.4%. Seward's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 13.3%. Average household size is 2.4 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Seward were built after 1971.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.40%
One Bedroom19.90%
Two Bedrooms32.80%
Three Bedrooms26.10%
Four Bedrooms10.50%
Five Bedrooms or more5.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.77
Median year structure was built1959
Median Value of occupied units$132,300
Median Price asked for vacant units$88,300

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.02
Median year structure was built1976
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$667

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.40%
Home Equity Loan5.10%
Simple Mortgage64%
Debt Free24.50%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs20.5%