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ZIP Code 99726

Primary City:Bettles Field, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (3:19am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:68, -148
ZIP (~176 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99726

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99726. 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 99726. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99726, 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:
Bettles Field, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99726 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99726 is located in northwest 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 99726 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 small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99726 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 30
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 55
Median Home Value $78,300
Land Area 2,296.36 sq mi
Water Area 31.24 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 24
Median Household Income $32,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 54Male Median Age: 52Female Median Age: 56

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


 Male 18 60%
 Female 12 40%


 White 19 63%
 Black Or African American 1 3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 8 27%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 2 7%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 4 17%
 Single Guardian 1 4%
 Singles 19 79%
 Singles With Roommate 0 0%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 1
 Households without Kids 23 96%
 Households with Kids 1 4%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99726 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99726 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99726 real estate data, the median home value of $78,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99726 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99726 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 30 100%
 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 1 2%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 11 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 12 22%
 Households Vacant 31 56%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 3%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 13 42%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 17 55%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 20%
 2 Bedroom 4 40%
 3+ Bedroom 4 40%
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 $32,188 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99726 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99726 is extremely friendly to pedestrians/cyclists and the percentage of people using these transportation methods to commute to work are among the highest in the country. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 99726 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99726 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 9 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 51%
 No Earnings 9 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 9 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 19 51%
 No Earnings 9 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 0 0%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 100%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99726 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 8 44%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 8 44%
 Master's degree 2 11%
 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 0 0%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 100%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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