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ZIP Code 99516

Primary City:Anchorage, AK (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Bear Valley
County: Municipality of Anchorage
Timezone: America/Anchorage (6:57pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.1, -149.7
ZIP (~11 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99516

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99516. 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 99516. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99516, 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 99516 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99516 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 99516 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is large. 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 99516 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 20,095
Population Density 468 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,114
Median Home Value $413,800
Land Area 42.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,879
Median Household Income $142,921

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 42

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5237608908784323183415338151,0401,0801,0787344351731037233
Female4856708128263593203796708651,0741,1149426143431411077462
Total1,0081,4301,7021,7047916387201,2031,6802,1142,1942,0201,34877831421014695

Gender

 Male 10,238 51%
 Female 9,857 49%
Gender

Race

 White 17,265 85.9%
 Black Or African American 315 1.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 680 3.4%
 Asian 795 4.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 28 0.1%
 Other Race 161 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 851 4.2%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner223121,2002,0731,81062919034
Renter441291601468128129
Total664411,3602,2191,89165720243

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,118 74%
 Single Guardian 613 9%
 Singles 818 12%
 Singles With Roommate 330 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 4,113 60%
 Households with Kids 2,766 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male95116121122132144147172165177176200165172190210205154119120
Female931009712011811213316614115516217216615716519521015510187
Total188216218242250256280338306332338372331329355405415309220207

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99516 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99516 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99516 real estate data, the median home value of $413,800 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99516. Rentals in 99516 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99516 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 20,029 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 9 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 23 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 34 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,926 69%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,344 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 609 9%
 Households Vacant 235 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 23 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 8 3%
 For Sale Only 46 20%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 56 24%
 For Migrant Workers 4 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 77 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 101 18%
 2 Bedroom 212 38%
 3+ Bedroom 250 44%
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 $142,921 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99516 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 99516 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 7,951 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,908 30%
 No Earnings 3,286 20%
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 7,951 49%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,908 30%
 No Earnings 3,286 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10,230 90.1%
 Public transportation 37 0.3%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 34 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 371 3.3%
 Worked at Home 687 6.0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99516 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 227 3%
 High School Graduate 2,759 38%
 Associate's degree 481 7%
 Bachelor's degree 2,313 32%
 Master's degree 941 13%
 Professional school degree 382 5%
 Doctorate degree 192 3%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 3,496 76.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 830 18.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 277 6.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99516

ZIP Code 99516 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 9 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99516.

Huffman Elementary
12000 Lorraine St
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
O'Malley Elementary
11100 Rockridge Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Rabbit Creek Elementary
13650 Lake Otis Parkway
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Bear Valley Elementary
15001 Mountain Air Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Bowman Elementary
11700 Gregory Rd
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Goldenview Middle School
15800 Goldenview Dr
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
South Anchorage High School
13400 Elmore Rd
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
St Elizabeth Ann Seton School
2901 Huffman Rd
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Grace Christian School
12407 Pintail St
Anchorage, AK 99516
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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