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ZIP Code 99730

Primary City:Central, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (4:34pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66, -146
ZIP (~203 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99730

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99730. 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 99730. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99730, 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:
Central, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99730 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99730 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 99730 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of young adults 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 99730 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 144
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 250
Median Home Value $68,600
Land Area 7,494.12 sq mi
Water Area 14.40 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 81
Median Household Income $33,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 51Male Median Age: 53Female Median Age: 48

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


 Male 79 55%
 Female 65 45%


 White 102 70.8%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 38 26.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 3 2.1%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 27 33%
 Single Guardian 8 10%
 Singles 40 49%
 Singles With Roommate 6 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 70 86%
 Households with Kids 11 14%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99730 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99730 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1980s. Looking at 99730 real estate data, the median home value of $68,600 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99730 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99730 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99730 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 144 100%
 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 3 1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 60 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 18 7%
 Households Vacant 169 68%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 1.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.6%
 For Sale Only 2 1.2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 161 95.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 1.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 19%
 2 Bedroom 7 44%
 3+ Bedroom 6 38%
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 $33,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99730 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 99730 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. A higher percentage of people in 99730 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. More commuters in 99730 get to experience these short commute times than most other ZIP codes. 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 6 5%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 37 33%
 No Earnings 68 61%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 6 5%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 37 33%
 No Earnings 68 61%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 15 44%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 8 24%
 Worked at Home 11 32%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

The percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 13 22%
 High School Graduate 41 71%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 Master's degree 4 7%
 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 6 35%
 Enrolled in Private School 7 41%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 24%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99730

ZIP Code 99730 is in the Yukon Flats School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99730.

Far North School
49 Far North St
Central, AK 99730
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yukon Flats School District

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