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ZIP Code 99645

Primary City:Palmer, AK (View All Cities)
County: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (4:58pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:62, -148
ZIP (~130 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99645

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99645. 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 99645. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99645, 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:
Palmer, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99645 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99645 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 99645 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 slightly higher than average number of families and a slightly less than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99645 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 25,176
Population Density 57 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,503
Median Home Value $230,400
Land Area 441.33 sq mi
Water Area 23.51 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 8,719
Median Household Income $77,242

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 35Male Median Age: 34Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male9279961,0761,1198278128068599101,0191,11891556842425418410462
Female8479851,0041,007641781729810905995984882549388251187140111
Total1,7741,9812,0802,1261,4681,5931,5351,6691,8152,0142,1021,7971,117812505371244173

Gender

 Male 12,980 52%
 Female 12,196 48%
Gender

Race

 White 21,358 84.8%
 Black Or African American 300 1.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,394 5.5%
 Asian 284 1.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 68 0.3%
 Other Race 160 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 1,612 6.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner777831,3751,9031,45266633560
Renter22351737537327314810059
Total3001,3001,7502,2761,725814435119

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,117 59%
 Single Guardian 1,226 14%
 Singles 1,883 22%
 Singles With Roommate 493 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 5,269 60%
 Households with Kids 3,450 40%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male194184168201225205186192188222210184240220227232248203209184
Female156159176187193205197194196211172192220209243219206183156132
Total350343344388418410383386384433382376460429470451454386365316

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99645 has a small percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99645 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1980s. Looking at 99645 real estate data, the median home value of $230,400 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 99645. Rentals in 99645 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99645 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 24,177 96.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 625 2.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 42 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 332 1.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 4,951 52%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 1,700 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,068 22%
 Households Vacant 784 8%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 162 20.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 6 0.8%
 For Sale Only 102 13.0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 43 5.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 225 28.7%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 246 31.4%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 80 4%
 1 Bedroom 436 22%
 2 Bedroom 598 30%
 3+ Bedroom 878 44%
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 $77,242 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99645 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. Most commuters in 99645 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 7,689 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,317 32%
 No Earnings 5,758 29%
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 7,689 39%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 6,317 32%
 No Earnings 5,758 29%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9,935 87.3%
 Public transportation 95 0.8%
 Taxicab 3 0.0%
 Motorcycle 4 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 690 6.1%
 Worked at Home 648 5.7%
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 641 8%
 High School Graduate 4,887 59%
 Associate's degree 664 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,229 15%
 Master's degree 490 6%
 Professional school degree 262 3%
 Doctorate degree 106 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,629 75.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 810 13.1%
 Not Enrolled in School 724 11.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99645

ZIP Code 99645 is in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. There are 16 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99645.

Mat-Su Youth Facility
501 North Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Beryozova School
501 North Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Sherrod Elementary
561 North Gulkana St
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Swanson Elementary
507 North Gulkana
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Academy Charter School
801 East Arctic
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Snowshoe Elementary
2001 West Fairview Loop
Wasilla, AK 99645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Palmer Middle School
1159 South Chugach
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Pioneer Peak Elementary
1959 North Trunk Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Colony Middle School
9250 Colony School Dr
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Butte Elementary
4006 South Butte Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Birchtree Charter School
7101 East Palmer Wasilla Hwy
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Palmer High School
1170 West Arctic Ave
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Valley Pathways
1150 North France Rd
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Colony High School
9550 East Colony School Dr
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District
Amazing Grace Academy
2238 Inner Springer Loop
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Valley Christian School
1600 N Double B St
Palmer, AK 99645
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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