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ZIP Code 99701

Primary City:Fairbanks, AK (View All Cities)
Neighborhood: Fairbanks
County: Fairbanks North Star Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (5:42am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:64.6, -147.3
ZIP (~46 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99701

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99701. 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 99701. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99701, 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:
Fairbanks, AK
Acceptable:
Coldfoot

Stats and Demographics for the 99701 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99701 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 99701 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99701 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 19,019
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 9,032
Median Home Value $183,100
Land Area 4,270.75 sq mi
Water Area 14.35 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 7,824
Median Household Income $50,585

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 33

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male7586065306181,1031,1007126235376487096584512741961229380
Female774559516570952838663543496606643593462290198156166176
Total1,5321,1651,0461,1882,0551,9381,3751,1661,0331,2541,3521,251913564394278259256

Gender

 Male 9,818 52%
 Female 9,201 48%
Gender

Race

 White 12,316 64.8%
 Black Or African American 1,522 8.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,447 12.9%
 Asian 690 3.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 101 0.5%
 Other Race 340 1.8%
 Two Or More Races 1,603 8.4%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner6336442872475739021894
Renter7701,290752790639283160102
Total8331,6541,1801,5141,396673378196

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,725 35%
 Single Guardian 1,521 19%
 Singles 2,784 36%
 Singles With Roommate 794 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 5,476 70%
 Households with Kids 2,348 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male1511561711451341391071061201189910498111112109115133149156
Female200150149138135961281001009411110411097109111103110137158
Total351306320283269235235206220212210208208208221220218243286314

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99701 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99701 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1950s. Looking at 99701 real estate data, the median home value of $183,100 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99701. Rentals in 99701 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99701 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 18,065 95.0%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 299 1.6%
 Juvenile Facilities 47 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 78 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 530 2.8%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,126 24%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 912 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,786 53%
 Households Vacant 1,208 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 521 43.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 1.4%
 For Sale Only 225 18.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 21 1.7%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 220 18.2%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 201 16.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 168 4%
 1 Bedroom 1,558 35%
 2 Bedroom 1,479 33%
 3+ Bedroom 1,210 27%
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 $50,585 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99701 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. The commute in 99701 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 6,384 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,785 31%
 No Earnings 4,057 27%
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 6,384 42%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 4,785 31%
 No Earnings 4,057 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7,739 85.0%
 Public transportation 273 3.0%
 Taxicab 35 0.4%
 Motorcycle 14 0.2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 733 8.0%
 Worked at Home 316 3.5%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 689 11.1%
 High School Graduate 4,019 65.0%
 Associate's degree 416 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 799 12.9%
 Master's degree 182 2.9%
 Professional school degree 28 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 54 0.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,615 78.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 309 9.2%
 Not Enrolled in School 425 12.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99701

ZIP Code 99701 is in the Galena City School District. There are 23 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99701.

Interior Distance Education of Alaska (idea)
2157 Vanhorn Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Galena City School District
Fairbanks Youth Facility
1502 Wilbur St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Alternative Learning Systems
520 Fifth Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Fairbanks B.e.s.t.
520 Fifth Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Ladd Elementary
601 F St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Anne Wien Elementary
1501 Hampstead Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Chinook Montessori Charter School
3002 International St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Barnette Magnet School
1000 Barnette St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Denali Elementary
1042 Lathrop St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Hunter Elementary
1630 Gillam Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Joy Elementary
24 Margaret St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Nordale Elementary
397 Hamilton Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Salcha Elementary
8530 Richardson Hwy
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Two Rivers School
400 Two Rivers Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Weller Elementary
635 Elementary Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Ticasuk Brown Elementary
785 Lakloey Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Lathrop High School
901 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Ryan Middle School
951 Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Tanana Middle School
600 Trainor Gate Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Randy Smith Middle School
1401 Bainbridge
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Catholic Schools of Fairbanks
615 Monroe St
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Far North Christian School
1110 20th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private
Fairbanks Montessori Association
2014 30th Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99701
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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