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Birchwood
  • Neighborhood in Anchorage, AK

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade B
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade C minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

editorial

Birchwood is a neighborhood in Anchorage, Alaska with a population of 1,845. Birchwood is in Anchorage Borough. In Birchwood, most residents own their homes. Many young professionals live in Birchwood. The public schools in Birchwood are above average.

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About Birchwood...
Population
1,845

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$348,300
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,605
National
$1,096
Area Feel
No data available  
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    447.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    40.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    0
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    570
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,140.1
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    81.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$103,948
National
$64,994
Families with Children
31%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    18%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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