South Van Horn 55 Below average
South Van Horn Livability #105 ranked city in Alaska#23,028 ranked city in the USARanks better than 21% of areas

Pros and Cons of Living in South Van Horn

  • Cost Of Living

    Everyday cost of living expenses like goods and services, housing, groceries, transportation, health care and utilities are far below the national average.

  • Ratings

    According to recent surveys and polls, locals had excellent ratings for walkability to nearby amenities, safety, access to public transit and the overall sense of community in the area.

  • Amenities

    The majority of amenities will be difficult to reach within a short walk, often requiring residents to use a vehicle or public transportation for access.

  • Commute

    Low commute scores could be due to limited access to public transit in this area, as well as longer-than-average work commute times for residents.

  • Crime

    Reporting high crime rates per 100,000 people, this area may be perceived as an unsafe place to reside. These statistics encompass both violent and property crime rates.

  • Health & Safety

    Subpar air quality and the limited availability of certain health-related facilities such as hospitals, police stations, doctors and pharmacies may have contributed to the low score in this category.

  • Schools

    The low schools score might be a result of factors like lower than average education levels, lackluster reading and math scores and the inaccessibility of local elementary and high schools.

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      South Van Horn transportation information

      Statistic South Van Horn Alaska National
      Average one way commute18min19min26min
      Workers who drive to work78.7%68.1%76.4%
      Workers who carpool4.3%12.5%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit0.0%1.5%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%1.0%0.6%
      Workers who walk12.8%7.9%2.8%
      Working from home4.3%4.6%4.6%
      Source: The South Van Horn, AK data and statistics displayed above are derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).