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ZIP Code 99517

Primary City:Anchorage, AK (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Turnagain
County: Municipality of Anchorage
Timezone: America/Anchorage (5:28pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.19, -149.95
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99517

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99517. 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 99517. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99517, 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 99517 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99517 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 99517 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 extremely large. There are also a large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99517 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 16,645
Population Density 5,067 people per sq mi
Housing Units 7,358
Median Home Value $287,800
Land Area 3.29 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 6,950
Median Household Income $71,738

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 38

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male5214635005466717045895855566696966905123231661148452
Female48051046351855669756856253766771367448726816214911083
Total1,0019739631,0641,2271,4011,1571,1471,0931,3361,4091,364999591328263194135

Gender

 Male 8,441 51%
 Female 8,204 49%
Gender

Race

 White 11,151 67%
 Black Or African American 487 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,293 8%
 Asian 1,707 10%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 402 2%
 Other Race 336 2%
 Two Or More Races 1,269 8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner444266781,0181,03245825492
Renter357798535651429128446
Total4011,2241,2131,6691,46158629898

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,772 40%
 Single Guardian 1,186 17%
 Singles 2,234 32%
 Singles With Roommate 758 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 4,944 71%
 Households with Kids 2,006 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male11891991047595941089112810392948379112134121100119
Female112101948112294929310994889497901099710411989109
Total230192193185197189186201200222191186191173188209238240189228

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99517 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 99517 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99517 real estate data, the median home value of $287,800 is 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 99517. Rentals in 99517 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99517 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 16,572 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 5 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 11 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 7 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 50 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 3,009 41%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 993 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,948 40%
 Households Vacant 408 6%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 118 29%
 Rented & Unoccupied 14 3%
 For Sale Only 53 13%
 Sold & Unoccupied 10 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 119 29%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 94 23%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 81 3%
 1 Bedroom 805 26%
 2 Bedroom 1,254 40%
 3+ Bedroom 957 31%
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 $71,738 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99517 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. The commute in 99517 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 6,750 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,713 28%
 No Earnings 2,916 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 6,750 50%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,713 28%
 No Earnings 2,916 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8,439 89.9%
 Public transportation 197 2.1%
 Taxicab 51 0.5%
 Motorcycle 9 0.1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 525 5.6%
 Worked at Home 164 1.7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99517 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 204 3.6%
 High School Graduate 3,234 57.7%
 Associate's degree 263 4.7%
 Bachelor's degree 1,357 24.2%
 Master's degree 308 5.5%
 Professional school degree 213 3.8%
 Doctorate degree 30 0.5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,163 75.7%
 Enrolled in Private School 150 5.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 545 19.1%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99517

ZIP Code 99517 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 6 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99517.

Turnagain Elementary
3500 West Northern Lights Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Northwood Abc Elementary
4807 Northwood Dr
Anchorage, AK 99517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Lake Hood Elementary
3601 West 40th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Aquarian Charter School
1705 West 32nd Ave
Anchorage, AK 99517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
West High School
1700 Hillcrest Dr
Anchorage, AK 99517
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Anchorage Montessori School
5001 Northwood Dr
Anchorage, AK 99517
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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