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ZIP Code 99739

Primary City:Elim, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Nome Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (5:47pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:64.6, -162.4
ZIP (~26 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99739

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99739. 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 99739. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99739, 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:
Elim, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99739 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99739 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 99739 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of young adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99739 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 330
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 132
Median Home Value $79,400
Land Area 1,354.91 sq mi
Water Area 10.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 89
Median Household Income $37,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 24

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


 Male 182 55%
 Female 148 45%


 White 24 7.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 296 89.7%
 Asian 1 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 9 2.7%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 37%
 Single Guardian 34 38%
 Singles 21 24%
 Singles With Roommate 1 1%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 36 40%
 Households with Kids 53 60%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99739 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99739 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99739 real estate data, the median home value of $79,400 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99739 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99739 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 330 100%
 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 13 10%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 34 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 42 32%
 Households Vacant 43 33%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 7 16%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 34 79%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 1 4%
 2 Bedroom 11 44%
 3+ Bedroom 13 52%
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 $37,500 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99739 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99739 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. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99739 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 25 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 62%
 No Earnings 65 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 25 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 62%
 No Earnings 65 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1 1%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 88 92%
 Worked at Home 7 7%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99739 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 4 4%
 High School Graduate 89 88%
 Associate's degree 7 7%
 Bachelor's degree 1 1%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 104 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99739

ZIP Code 99739 is in the Bering Strait School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99739.

Aniguiin School
29 Main St
Elim, AK 99739
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District

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