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ZIP Code 99503

Primary City:Anchorage, AK (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Midtown
County: Municipality of Anchorage
Timezone: America/Anchorage (8:49pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.19, -149.89
ZIP (~2 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99503

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99503. 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 99503. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99503, 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 99503 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99503 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 less than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 99503 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99503 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 14,563
Population Density 704 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,667
Median Home Value $233,600
Land Area 20.69 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,302
Median Household Income $45,217

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male538407387422752806644482557632583528351245124976034
Female471426365411750706507407444515523442321217161799277
Total1,0098337528331,5021,5121,1518891,0011,1471,106970672462285176152111

Gender

 Male 7,649 53%
 Female 6,914 47%
Gender

Race

 White 7,486 51%
 Black Or African American 798 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,866 13%
 Asian 1,853 13%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 482 3%
 Other Race 654 4%
 Two Or More Races 1,424 10%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3022432043345524513242
Renter5821,1838009426092256515
Total6121,4071,1201,3751,06447019757

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,666 26%
 Single Guardian 1,272 20%
 Singles 2,482 39%
 Singles With Roommate 882 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,705 75%
 Households with Kids 1,597 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male102119101918291837378937272658578748310285131
Female9582103829390847782678362846979676292111135
Total197201204173175181167150160160155134149154157141145194196266

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99503 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 99503 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99503 real estate data, the median home value of $233,600 is slightly higher than average 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 99503. Rentals in 99503 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99503 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,995 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 32 0.2%
 Juvenile Facilities 25 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 262 1.8%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 249 1.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1,303 20%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 578 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,421 66%
 Households Vacant 365 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 155 42%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 5%
 For Sale Only 23 6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 74 20%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 85 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 264 7%
 1 Bedroom 1,540 39%
 2 Bedroom 1,572 39%
 3+ Bedroom 606 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 $45,217 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99503 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

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 99503 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. The commute in 99503 is that short for a higher percentage of workers than almost anywhere in the United States. Many commuters should consider themselves lucky that they don't have a longer commute. 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 5,074 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,842 33%
 No Earnings 2,576 22%
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 5,074 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,842 33%
 No Earnings 2,576 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6,486 82.5%
 Public transportation 182 2.3%
 Taxicab 20 0.3%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 847 10.8%
 Worked at Home 331 4.2%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 913 17.9%
 High School Graduate 2,892 56.7%
 Associate's degree 374 7.3%
 Bachelor's degree 619 12.1%
 Master's degree 231 4.5%
 Professional school degree 58 1.1%
 Doctorate degree 18 0.4%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,898 88.5%
 Enrolled in Private School 93 4.3%
 Not Enrolled in School 153 7.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99503

ZIP Code 99503 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99503.

Family Partnership Charter School
401 East Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK 99503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Anchorage School District
Frontier Charter School
400 West Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Anchorage School District
North Star Elementary
605 West Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK 99503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Willow Crest Elementary
1004 West Tudor Rd
Anchorage, AK 99503
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Romig Middle School
2500 Minnesota Dr
Anchorage, AK 99503
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Steller Secondary School
2508 Blueberry Ln
Anchorage, AK 99503
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Holy Rosary Academy
1010 W Fireweed Ln
Anchorage, AK 99503
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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