Skagway, AK Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 512 housing units in Skagway. This represents a 26.7% growth from 404 in 1990.

Of those housing units, none were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 512 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Skagway is about 62.3%. Skagway's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 21.3%. Average household size is 2.16 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Skagway were built after 1972.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type15.20%
One Bedroom15.40%
Two Bedrooms31.60%
Three Bedrooms24.60%
Four Bedrooms8.60%
Five Bedrooms or more4.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.31
Median year structure was built1973
Median Value of occupied units$150,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$102,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.91
Median year structure was built1972
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$630

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage2.70%
Home Equity Loan7%
Simple Mortgage48.90%
Debt Free41.40%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs15.7%