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ZIP Code 99508

Primary City:Anchorage, AK (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Airport Heights
County: Municipality of Anchorage
Timezone: America/Anchorage (1:10pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.21, -149.82
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99508

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99508. 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 99508. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99508, 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 99508 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99508 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 large population density.

The people living in ZIP code 99508 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 a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99508 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 35,857
Population Density 5,167 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,489
Median Home Value $237,300
Land Area 6.94 sq mi
Water Area 0.08 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,804
Median Household Income $56,856

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,5751,3331,2741,5361,6291,6231,1981,0631,0851,1691,2301,031756481318245164120
Female1,4201,3081,2311,5351,6781,5131,2351,0699771,2861,2081,067780551405319208237
Total2,9952,6412,5053,0713,3073,1362,4332,1322,0622,4552,4382,0981,5361,032723564372357

Gender

 Male 17,830 50%
 Female 18,027 50%
Gender

Race

 White 17,354 48%
 Black Or African American 3,308 9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 4,283 12%
 Asian 4,223 12%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1,786 5%
 Other Race 1,325 4%
 Two Or More Races 3,578 10%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1247919951,5071,401751456114
Renter1,0031,8031,2481,24981832514079
Total1,1272,5942,2432,7562,2191,076596193

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4,759 37%
 Single Guardian 3,029 24%
 Singles 3,549 28%
 Singles With Roommate 1,467 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 8,278 65%
 Households with Kids 4,526 35%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male318314317301267250241295280269274246242243308266324317321320
Female279298282266260269250269260275237251230238285283284333350344
Total597612599567527519491564540544511497472481593549608650671664

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99508 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99508 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99508 real estate data, the median home value of $237,300 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99508. Rentals in 99508 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99508 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 34,472 96.1%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 128 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 108 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 273 0.8%
 Other Institutional 75 0.2%
 College Student Housing 293 0.8%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 508 1.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,415 33%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,724 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 6,665 49%
 Households Vacant 685 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 270 39%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 1%
 For Sale Only 95 14%
 Sold & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 101 15%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 199 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 187 3%
 1 Bedroom 1,630 25%
 2 Bedroom 3,081 47%
 3+ Bedroom 1,654 25%
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 $56,856 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99508 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 99508 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 11,182 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,843 32%
 No Earnings 7,687 28%
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 11,182 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,843 32%
 No Earnings 7,687 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 13,813 82.2%
 Public transportation 725 4.3%
 Taxicab 87 0.5%
 Motorcycle 53 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,354 8.1%
 Worked at Home 766 4.6%
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 1,282 12%
 High School Graduate 6,051 59%
 Associate's degree 465 5%
 Bachelor's degree 1,445 14%
 Master's degree 639 6%
 Professional school degree 289 3%
 Doctorate degree 155 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 6,591 80.8%
 Enrolled in Private School 553 6.8%
 Not Enrolled in School 1,012 12.4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99508

ZIP Code 99508 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 17 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99508.

Whaley School
2220 Nichols St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Anchorage School District
Airport Heights Elementary
1510 Alder Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Clark Middle School
150 South Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
College Gate Elementary
3101 Sunflower St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Lake Otis Elementary
3331 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Mountain View Elementary
4005 McPhee Ave
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Rogers Park Elementary
1400 East Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Russian Jack Elementary
4300 East 20th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Williwaw Elementary
1200 San Antonio St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Wonder Park Elementary
5100 East 4th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
William Tyson Elementary
2801 Richmond Ave
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Winterberry School
4802 Bryn Mawr Court
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
East High School
4025 East Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Wendler Middle School
2905 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
King Career Center
2650 East Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Mclaughlin Secondary School
2600 Providence Dr
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Pacific Northern Academy
550 Bragaw St
Anchorage, AK 99508
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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