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ZIP Code 99740

Primary City:Fort Yukon, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (9:25am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66.58, -145.25
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99740

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99740. 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 99740. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99740, 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:
Fort Yukon, AK
Unacceptable:
Ft Yukon

Stats and Demographics for the 99740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99740 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 99740 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 middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99740 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 585
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 345
Median Home Value $110,100
Land Area 9,111.63 sq mi
Water Area 211.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 247
Median Household Income $32,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male2521332621212711112930221988725
Female2521191914142022191619151982511
Total5042524535354733304549373816101236

Gender

 Male 326 56%
 Female 259 44%
Gender

Race

 White 46 7.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 521 89.1%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.5%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.7%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner8213145421895
Renter217131615311
Total103844615721106

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 54 22%
 Single Guardian 77 31%
 Singles 104 42%
 Singles With Roommate 12 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 164 66%
 Households with Kids 83 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male375526463611844406793
Female49175444483062355423
Total716612710810714148106751111116

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99740 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99740 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99740 real estate data, the median home value of $110,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99740. Rentals in 99740 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 583 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 2 0.3%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 14 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 165 48%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 20%
 Households Vacant 98 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 42%
 For Migrant Workers 3 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 39%
 1 Bedroom 12 16%
 2 Bedroom 15 20%
 3+ Bedroom 19 25%
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 $32,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99740 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 99740 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99740 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 99740 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 106 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 38%
 No Earnings 133 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 106 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 38%
 No Earnings 133 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 87 45%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 2 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 50%
 Worked at Home 8 4%
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 73 38%
 High School Graduate 102 53%
 Associate's degree 2 1%
 Bachelor's degree 7 4%
 Master's degree 5 3%
 Professional school degree 3 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 119 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99740

ZIP Code 99740 is in the Yukon Flats School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99740.

Fort Yukon School
255 Main St
Fort Yukon, AK 99740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yukon Flats School District
Yukon Flats Distance Education Program
123 Hill St
Fort Yukon, AK 99740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yukon Flats School District

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