Buffalo Soapstone 53 Poor
Buffalo Soapstone Livability #128 ranked city in Alaska#24,407 ranked city in the USARanks better than 16% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Buffalo Soapstone

  • Housing

    This area has received high scores in the housing category. This could be due to a positive home affordability ratio, high appreciation rates or elevated home values.

  • Amenities

    A majority of amenities are not ideally situated within a reasonable walking distance, which may lead residents to rely on a vehicle or public transportation.

  • Commute

    Public transportation is not readily available in this area and the average commute time to work could also be longer than the national average.

  • Crime

    This area is reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people and could signify that it is a dangerous place to live. Crime rates include both violent and property crimes.

  • Schools

    Lower than average education levels, poor reading and math scores, as well as the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools could all be factors in the low schools score.

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      Buffalo Soapstone transportation information

      Statistic Buffalo Soapstone Alaska National
      Average one way commute32min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work84.6%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.5%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk2.2%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home4.0%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Buffalo Soapstone, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).