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ZIP Code 99686

Primary City:Valdez, AK (View All Cities)
County: Valdez-Cordova Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (5:02pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61, -146
ZIP (~138 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99686

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99686. 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 99686. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99686, 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:
Valdez, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99686 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99686 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 99686 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. 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 99686 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,005
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,839
Median Home Value $177,300
Land Area 3,158.94 sq mi
Water Area 509.11 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,592
Median Household Income $93,313

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 37Male Median Age: 37Female Median Age: 36

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male140133144143152154145127169214222171117582211116
Female140130139144113125114118146162175147100512516912
Total28026328328726527925924531537639731821710947272018

Gender

 Male 2,139 53%
 Female 1,866 47%
Gender

Race

 White 3,270 81.6%
 Black Or African American 24 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 326 8.1%
 Asian 76 1.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 32 0.8%
 Other Race 26 0.6%
 Two Or More Races 251 6.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3011321636825483235
Renter7014087102582995
Total1002533034703121123210

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 767 48%
 Single Guardian 208 13%
 Singles 477 30%
 Singles With Roommate 140 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 1,066 67%
 Households with Kids 526 33%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male2424312420262831283121283529262633322627
Female3031261827242633201931283427383127311715
Total5455574247505464485052566956645760634342

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99686 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99686 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99686 real estate data, the median home value of $177,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99686 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99686 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99686 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,856 96.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 10 0.2%
 Other Institutional 5 0.1%
 College Student Housing 21 0.5%
 Military Quarters 4 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 107 2.7%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 645 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 447 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 500 27%
 Households Vacant 247 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 21%
 Rented & Unoccupied 5 2%
 For Sale Only 13 5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 100 40%
 For Migrant Workers 14 6%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 61 25%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 31 9%
 1 Bedroom 16 5%
 2 Bedroom 75 21%
 3+ Bedroom 227 65%
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 $93,313 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99686 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 99686 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. The commute in 99686 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 1,319 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,171 39%
 No Earnings 512 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 1,319 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,171 39%
 No Earnings 512 17%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,590 81%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 246 12%
 Worked at Home 135 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 109 7.4%
 High School Graduate 964 65.7%
 Associate's degree 127 8.7%
 Bachelor's degree 173 11.8%
 Master's degree 78 5.3%
 Professional school degree 6 0.4%
 Doctorate degree 11 0.7%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 778 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 38 4%
 Not Enrolled in School 91 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99686

ZIP Code 99686 is in the Valdez City School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99686.

George H. Gilson Middle School
357 Robe River Dr
Valdez, AK 99686
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Valdez City School District
Hermon Hutchens Elementary
1009 West Klutina
Valdez, AK 99686
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Valdez City School District
Valdez High School
319 Robe River Dr
Valdez, AK 99686
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Valdez City School District

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