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ZIP Code 99709

Primary City:Fairbanks, AK (View All Cities)
County: Fairbanks North Star Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (2:41am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:64.6, -147.7
ZIP (~68 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99709

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99709. 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 99709. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99709, 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

Stats and Demographics for the 99709 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99709 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 99709 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 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 99709 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 29,830
Population Density 59 people per sq mi
Housing Units 13,631
Median Home Value $228,100
Land Area 507.24 sq mi
Water Area 7.94 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 12,270
Median Household Income $71,287

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1,0969528949661,4541,5131,1181,0681,0001,1381,1771,19591149327016413443
Female8948668649651,3311,1951,0019949681,1061,1601,06872244725718713584
Total1,9901,8181,7581,9312,7852,7082,1192,0621,9682,2442,3372,2631,633940527351269127

Gender

 Male 15,586 52%
 Female 14,244 48%
Gender

Race

 White 23,069 77.3%
 Black Or African American 862 2.9%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,433 8.2%
 Asian 904 3.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 89 0.3%
 Other Race 354 1.2%
 Two Or More Races 2,119 7.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner1138951,4681,9831,92879534352
Renter8701,6037826695161607320
Total9832,4982,2502,6522,44495541672

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 5,727 47%
 Single Guardian 1,660 14%
 Singles 3,684 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1,199 10%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 8,549 70%
 Households with Kids 3,721 30%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male242215206196178211180199184189194161162188198182202221163235
Female187159191186177155197176161164184163186167207196194193175271
Total429374397382355366377375345353378324348355405378396414338506

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99709 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99709 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99709 real estate data, the median home value of $228,100 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 99709. Rentals in 99709 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99709 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 29,398 98.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 127 0.4%
 Juvenile Facilities 10 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 4 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 208 0.7%
 Military Quarters 4 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 79 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 5,056 37%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 2,521 18%
 Renter Occupied Households 4,693 34%
 Households Vacant 1,361 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 421 30.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 29 2.1%
 For Sale Only 92 6.8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 26 1.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 378 27.8%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 412 30.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 401 9%
 1 Bedroom 1,618 34%
 2 Bedroom 1,861 39%
 3+ Bedroom 835 18%
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 $71,287 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99709 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. More commuters in 99709 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 11,445 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,870 35%
 No Earnings 5,293 21%
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 11,445 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 8,870 35%
 No Earnings 5,293 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14,398 86%
 Public transportation 309 2%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 147 1%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,224 7%
 Worked at Home 719 4%
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 781 7%
 High School Graduate 5,480 49%
 Associate's degree 912 8%
 Bachelor's degree 1,944 17%
 Master's degree 1,267 11%
 Professional school degree 240 2%
 Doctorate degree 576 5%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 4,324 80%
 Enrolled in Private School 502 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 576 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99709

ZIP Code 99709 is in the Yukon/Koyukuk School District. There are 10 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99709.

Raven Correspondence School
4762 Old Airport Way
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yukon/Koyukuk School District
University Park Elementary
554 Loftus Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Woodriver Elementary
5000 Palo Verde Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Pearl Creek Elementary
700 Auburn Dr
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Watershed Charter School
4975 Decathlon Ave
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
West Valley High School
3800 Geist Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Effie Kokrine Charter School
601 Loftus Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Hutchison High School
3750 Geist Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Fairbanks North Star Borough School District
Golden Heart Christian School
1811 Farmers Loop Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Open Arms Lutheran Child Development Center
2980 Davis Rd
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private

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