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ZIP Code 99518

Primary City:Anchorage, AK (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Taku
County: Municipality of Anchorage
Timezone: America/Anchorage (11:24am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.16, -149.89
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99518

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99518. 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 99518. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99518, 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 99518 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99518 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 higher than average population density.

The people living in ZIP code 99518 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 large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99518 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 10,225
Population Density 2,707 people per sq mi
Housing Units 4,431
Median Home Value $234,700
Land Area 3.78 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 4,215
Median Household Income $76,057

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 33Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male36432929735744155942035036240435631726615786533913
Female367282297310443511393313325387374353249170109844642
Total7316115946678841,0708136636877917306705153271951378555

Gender

 Male 5,170 51%
 Female 5,055 49%
Gender

Race

 White 6,617 65%
 Black Or African American 502 5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 821 8%
 Asian 845 8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 242 2%
 Other Race 305 3%
 Two Or More Races 893 9%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner5440243762156026212023
Renter23051834332520377337
Total28492078094676333915330

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 1,677 40%
 Single Guardian 790 19%
 Singles 1,243 29%
 Singles With Roommate 505 12%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 2,897 69%
 Households with Kids 1,318 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male9354727763666073676555517353697773647481
Female5677856861564559615465516166575868557275
Total149131157145124122105132128119120102134119126135141119146156

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99518 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 99518 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99518 real estate data, the median home value of $234,700 is high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99518 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99518 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99518 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 10,195 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 13 0.1%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 17 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,092 47%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 387 9%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,736 39%
 Households Vacant 216 5%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 69 32%
 Rented & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Sale Only 26 12%
 Sold & Unoccupied 7 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 47 22%
 For Migrant Workers 6 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 54 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 314 19%
 2 Bedroom 801 48%
 3+ Bedroom 565 34%
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 $76,057 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99518 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. The commute in 99518 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 3,996 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,211 37%
 No Earnings 1,508 17%
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 3,996 46%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,211 37%
 No Earnings 1,508 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,648 90.7%
 Public transportation 110 1.8%
 Taxicab 33 0.5%
 Motorcycle 39 0.6%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 279 4.5%
 Worked at Home 117 1.9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 217 6.3%
 High School Graduate 2,081 60.1%
 Associate's degree 360 10.4%
 Bachelor's degree 691 20.0%
 Master's degree 57 1.6%
 Professional school degree 48 1.4%
 Doctorate degree 6 0.2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,681 83.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 84 4.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 238 11.9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99518

ZIP Code 99518 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 5 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99518.

Campbell Elementary
7206 Rovenna St
Anchorage, AK 99518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
Taku Elementary
701 East 72nd Ave
Anchorage, AK 99518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District
S.a.V.e. High School
410 East 56th
Anchorage, AK 99518
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Continuation School
401 West International Airport
Anchorage, AK 99518
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Anchorage School District
Anchor Lutheran School
8100 Arctic Blvd
Anchorage, AK 99518
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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