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ZIP Code 99586

Primary City:Gakona, AK (View All Cities)
County: Valdez-Cordova Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (6:29am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:62, -143
ZIP (~229 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99586

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99586. 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 99586. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99586, 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:
Gakona, AK
Acceptable:
Miers Lake, Slana
Unacceptable:
Gulkana

Stats and Demographics for the 99586 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99586 is located in west Alaska and covers an extremely large 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 99586 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is slightly higher than average. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99586 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 605
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 585
Median Home Value $171,300
Land Area 1,936.77 sq mi
Water Area 3.68 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 260
Median Household Income $29,318

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 46Male Median Age: 49Female Median Age: 44

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2125191710111614142532403219121044
Female162719991417161518272924198364
Total37523826192533302943596956382013108

Gender

 Male 325 54%
 Female 280 46%
Gender

Race

 White 382 63.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 204 33.7%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 17 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner2918476835137
Renter31791512320
Total52627628038157

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 127 49%
 Single Guardian 35 13%
 Singles 86 33%
 Singles With Roommate 12 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 190 73%
 Households with Kids 70 27%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male42381583847134433341
Female12824664752255023130
Total5411105111471599389456471

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99586 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99586 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99586 real estate data, the median home value of $171,300 is slightly higher than average 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 99586. Rentals in 99586 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99586 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 605 100%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0%
 Other Institutional 0 0%
 College Student Housing 0 0%
 Military Quarters 0 0%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 39 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 160 27%
 Renter Occupied Households 61 10%
 Households Vacant 325 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 5.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 4 1.2%
 For Sale Only 5 1.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 168 51.7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 0.3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 127 39.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 5 13%
 2 Bedroom 10 26%
 3+ Bedroom 24 62%
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 $29,318 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99586 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. Residents in ZIP code 99586 use public transportation to travel to work more than most areas of the nation. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 99586 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 99586 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. There are a slightly smaller percentage of employees that have to travel over 45 minutes to reach their place of employment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 138 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 202 39%
 No Earnings 178 34%
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 138 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 202 39%
 No Earnings 178 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 205 78%
 Public transportation 16 6%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 15 6%
 Worked at Home 28 11%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 50 22%
 High School Graduate 147 64%
 Associate's degree 3 1%
 Bachelor's degree 12 5%
 Master's degree 16 7%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 51 65%
 Enrolled in Private School 21 27%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99586

ZIP Code 99586 is in the Copper River School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99586.

Gakona Elementary
Mile 2 Tok Cutoff
Gakona, AK 99586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Copper River School District
Slana School
Mile 4 Nabesna Rd
Slana, AK 99586
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Copper River School District

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