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ZIP Code 99505

Primary City:Jber, AK (View All Cities)
County: Municipality of Anchorage
Timezone: America/Anchorage (11:48pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.26, -149.69
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99505

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99505. 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 99505. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99505, 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:
Jber, AK
Acceptable:
Anchorage, Fort Richardson, Ft Richardson
Unacceptable:
Anch

Stats and Demographics for the 99505 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99505 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 99505 are primarily white. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of middle aged adults is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99505 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 6,174
Population Density 270 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,239
Land Area 22.89 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,170
Median Household Income $52,143

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 21

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male3832751993391,4006152571831292578400000
Female4382842121624013212261628536137210000
Total8215594115011,801936483345214612015610000

Gender

 Male 3,824 62%
 Female 2,350 38%
Gender

Race

 White 4,527 73%
 Black Or African American 799 13%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 111 2%
 Asian 112 2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 56 1%
 Other Race 200 3%
 Two Or More Races 369 6%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner62200000
Renter281551287338000
Total287553289338000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 999 85.4%
 Single Guardian 105 9.0%
 Singles 60 5.1%
 Singles With Roommate 6 0.5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 249 21%
 Households with Kids 921 79%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male806892536358495352484934323633231756210341
Female9784927968515752565146354040362116365370
Total177152184132131109106105108999569727669443392263411

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99505 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99505 were primarily built in the 2000s. Rentals in 99505 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99505 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,237 68.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 1,936 31.4%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3 0.2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 7 0.6%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,160 93.6%
 Households Vacant 69 5.6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 48 70%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 1%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 20 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 37 3%
 2 Bedroom 50 4%
 3+ Bedroom 1,169 93%
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 $52,143 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99505 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. 99505 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99505 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 3,197 76%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 440 11%
 No Earnings 545 13%
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 3,197 76%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 440 11%
 No Earnings 545 13%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2,562 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 681 20%
 Worked at Home 247 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99505 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 12 1%
 High School Graduate 802 64%
 Associate's degree 155 12%
 Bachelor's degree 198 16%
 Master's degree 61 5%
 Professional school degree 25 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,640 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 121 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 321 15%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99505

ZIP Code 99505 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99505.

Ursa Minor Elementary
336 Hoonah Ave
Jber, AK 99505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Ursa Major Elementary
454 Dyea St
Jber, AK 99505
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District

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