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ZIP Code 99501

Primary City:Anchorage, AK (View All Cities)
County: Municipality of Anchorage
Timezone: America/Anchorage (5:01pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.3, -149.8
ZIP (~10 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99501

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99501. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 99501. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99501, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Anchorage, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99501 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99501 is located in west Alaska and covers a slightly less than average land area compared to other ZIP codes in the United States. It also has a slightly higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 99501 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99501 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 17,603
Population Density 2,536 people per sq mi
Housing Units 8,588
Median Home Value $270,900
Land Area 6.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,854
Median Household Income $56,136

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5504413404088761,13484471865775277071850431017711290109
Female533407380384736873597471515548586556441296201174182213
Total1,0838487207921,6122,0071,4411,1891,1721,3001,3561,274945606378286272322

Gender

 Male 9,510 54%
 Female 8,093 46%
Gender

Race

 White 10,213 58%
 Black Or African American 1,542 9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,120 12%
 Asian 1,237 7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 638 4%
 Other Race 489 3%
 Two Or More Races 1,364 8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner31228303467555323213122
Renter6361,4979601,02985938516680
Total6671,7251,2631,4961,414708379202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,925 25%
 Single Guardian 1,136 14%
 Singles 3,711 47%
 Singles With Roommate 1,082 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 6,333 81%
 Households with Kids 1,521 19%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male121124969093102808185796587505963668510391144
Female11085981047995758177728180757254596787117127
Total231209194194172197155162162151146167125131117125152190208271

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99501 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99501 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99501 real estate data, the median home value of $270,900 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99501. Rentals in 99501 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99501 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 15,526 88.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 841 4.8%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 171 1.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 4 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1,061 6.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,494 17%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 748 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 5,612 65%
 Households Vacant 734 9%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 280 38.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 34 4.6%
 For Sale Only 41 5.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 19 2.6%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 181 24.7%
 For Migrant Workers 4 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 175 23.8%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 312 6%
 1 Bedroom 1,753 34%
 2 Bedroom 2,280 44%
 3+ Bedroom 791 15%
Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

Cost of Monthly Rent Including Utilities

Cost of a Studio Apartment

Cost of a 1 Bedroom

Cost of a 2 Bedroom

Cost of a 3+ Bedroom

Employment, Income, Earnings, and Work

The median household income of $56,136 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99501 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 99501 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 99501 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. It is very uncommon, compared to the rest of the US, for employees to have to travel more than 45 minutes to their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,745 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,031 29%
 No Earnings 4,144 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 5,745 41%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,031 29%
 No Earnings 4,144 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,070 77%
 Public transportation 364 5%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,097 14%
 Worked at Home 316 4%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 770 12%
 High School Graduate 3,287 53%
 Associate's degree 355 6%
 Bachelor's degree 923 15%
 Master's degree 526 8%
 Professional school degree 223 4%
 Doctorate degree 125 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,894 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 141 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 369 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99501

ZIP Code 99501 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99501.

Avail School
425 C St
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Anchorage School District
Chugach Optional Elementary
1205 East St
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Denali Elementary
148 East Ninth Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Fairview Elementary
1327 Nelchina St
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Inlet View Elementary
1219 North St
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Government Hill Elementary
525 Bluff Dr
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Central Middle School of Science
1405 East St
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Crossroads School
3350 Commercial Dr 101
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
True Vine Christian School
744 E 13th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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