Point Lay 51 Poor
Point Lay Livability #161 ranked city in Alaska#25,247 ranked city in the USARanks better than 13% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in Point Lay

  • Housing

    High scores in the housing category are a distinguishing feature of this area, possibly driven by a favorable home affordability ratio, higher home values and appreciation rates.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities are not ideally located within walking distance. To access these amenities, residents may be required to rely on a vehicle or public transit.

  • Commute

    A low commute score could be due to longer-than-average work commutes and the limited availability of public transportation in this area.

  • Crime

    This area reports elevated crime rates per 100,000 individuals, potentially pointing some areas being unsafe for its residents. Stats are based on both property and violent crimes.

  • Health & Safety

    The low score in this category could be due to challenges related to air quality and the limited accessibility of health-related facilities like hospitals, nursing homes, doctors and pharmacies.

  • Schools

    The low schools score could result from issues like below-average graduation rates, inadequate reading and math scores, and the unavailability of local elementary and high schools.

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      Point Lay transportation information

      Statistic Point Lay Alaska National
      Average one way commute5min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work12.5%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool23.2%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk44.6%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home10.7%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The Point Lay, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).