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ZIP Code 99605

Primary City:Hope, AK (View All Cities)
County: Kenai Peninsula Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (12:26am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:60.8, -149.6
ZIP (~17 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99605

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99605. 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 99605. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99605, 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:
Hope, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99605 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99605 is located in west Alaska and covers a 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 99605 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is large. There are also an extremely small number of single parents and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99605 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 211
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 225
Land Area 304.68 sq mi
Water Area 31.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 108
Median Household Income $41,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 55Female Median Age: 52

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


 Male 113 54%
 Female 98 46%


 White 187 88.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 3.8%
 Asian 2 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.5%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 13 6.2%

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 53 49%
 Single Guardian 5 5%
 Singles 46 43%
 Singles With Roommate 4 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 90 83%
 Households with Kids 18 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99605 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99605 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Rentals in 99605 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99605 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 211 100%
 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 42 19%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 42 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 24 11%
 Households Vacant 117 52%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 2 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 106 91%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 8 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 32 64%
 2 Bedroom 18 36%
 3+ Bedroom 0 0%
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 $41,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99605 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 99605 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. A slightly higher than average number of commuters in 99605 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 63 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 51 45%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 63 55%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 51 45%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 82 82%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 10 10%
 Worked at Home 8 8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99605 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 0 0%
 High School Graduate 23 44%
 Associate's degree 8 15%
 Bachelor's degree 21 40%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 5 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99605

ZIP Code 99605 is in the Kenai Peninsula Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99605.

Hope School
64782 Nearhouse Ln
Hope, AK 99605
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kenai Peninsula Borough School District

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