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ZIP Code 99559

Primary City:Bethel, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Bethel Census Area
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61, -161
ZIP (~262 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99559

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99559. 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 99559. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99559, 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:
Bethel, AK
Acceptable:
Atmautluak, Napaskiak, Newtok

Stats and Demographics for the 99559 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99559 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 99559 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99559 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 7,632
Population Density 132 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,772
Median Home Value $217,200
Land Area 57.76 sq mi
Water Area 5.86 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 2,232
Median Household Income $71,719

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 27

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male4023713633522893072542252453222941961638647222410
Female3783733243023063002592162042462391931258535451515
Total78074468765459560751344144956853338928817182673925

Gender

 Male 3,972 52%
 Female 3,660 48%
Gender

Race

 White 1,461 19.1%
 Black Or African American 55 0.7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 5,439 71.3%
 Asian 155 2.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 24 0.3%
 Other Race 36 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 462 6.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner201322143142371045312
Renter8729823728616253185
Total1074304516003991577117

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 971 44%
 Single Guardian 580 26%
 Singles 498 22%
 Singles With Roommate 183 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 1,126 50%
 Households with Kids 1,106 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male80761037174846577718084627463648375706066
Female7686677464767467926672596760577755615266
Total156162170145138160139144163146156121141123121160130131112132

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99559 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99559 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99559 real estate data, the median home value of $217,200 is slightly higher than average 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 99559. Rentals in 99559 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 99559 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 7,304 95.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 161 2.1%
 Juvenile Facilities 23 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 27 0.4%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 117 1.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 579 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 507 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 1,146 41%
 Households Vacant 540 19%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 134 25%
 Rented & Unoccupied 12 2%
 For Sale Only 23 4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 18 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 178 33%
 For Migrant Workers 6 1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 169 31%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 46 5%
 1 Bedroom 268 27%
 2 Bedroom 345 34%
 3+ Bedroom 347 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 $71,719 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99559 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. 99559 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 99559 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 1,931 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,384 43%
 No Earnings 1,200 22%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,931 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 2,384 43%
 No Earnings 1,200 22%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,976 60%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 242 7%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 965 29%
 Worked at Home 105 3%
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 population is likely to value education because they are very well educated themselves. A much higher percentation of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 280 12.5%
 High School Graduate 1,493 66.7%
 Associate's degree 124 5.5%
 Bachelor's degree 262 11.7%
 Master's degree 45 2.0%
 Professional school degree 20 0.9%
 Doctorate degree 14 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,863 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 8 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 284 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99559

ZIP Code 99559 is in the Lower Kuskokwim School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99559.

Joann A. Alexie Memorial School
101 Village Rd
Atmautluak, AK 99559
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Bethel Regional High School
1006 Ron Edwards Memorial Driv
Bethel, AK 99559
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Ayagina'Ar Elitnaurvik
106 Village Rd
Kongiganak, AK 99559
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Ayaprun School
112 Village Rd
Newtok, AK 99559
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Qugcuun Memorial School
115 Village Rd
Napaskiak, AK 99559
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Bethel Youth Facility
Lower Kuskokwim School Dist
Bethel, AK 99559
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Gladys Jung Elementary
1007 Ron Edwards Memorial Driv
Bethel, AK 99559
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Ayaprun Elitnaurvik
1010 Fourth Ave
Bethel, AK 99559
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Mikelnguut Elitnaurviat
1005 Raven's Way
Bethel, AK 99559
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District
Bethel Alternative Boarding School
1010 4th Ave
Bethel, AK 99559
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District

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