Craig 60 Below average
Craig Livability #51 ranked city in Alaska#18,505 ranked city in the USARanks better than 36% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Craig

  • Crime

    With a lower than average crime rate per 100,000 people, this area could be considered a very safe place to live. Crime rates are based on both violent and property crimes.

  • 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.

  • Cost Of Living

    Based on the most recent cost of living data, this area is more expensive to live in. You can expect to pay more for everyday goods and services, housing, groceries and utilities.

  • 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.

  • Ratings

    AreaVibes conducted surveys and polls with locals who live in the area. The results were not favorable for walkability of amenities, parks, public transit and the overall sense of community in the area.

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      Craig transportation information

      Statistic Craig Alaska National
      Average one way commute14min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work53.5%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool8.2%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.5%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle1.1%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk29.2%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home2.6%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Craig, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).