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ZIP Code 99747

Primary City:Kaktovik, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: North Slope Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (11:08pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:70.1, -143.7
ZIP (~19 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99747

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99747. 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 99747. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99747, 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:
Kaktovik, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99747 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99747 is located in northwest Alaska and covers a slightly less than average 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 99747 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 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 99747 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 239
Population Density 40 people per sq mi
Housing Units 87
Median Home Value $110,400
Land Area 5.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.25 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 72
Median Household Income $47,188

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 30

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


 Male 125 52%
 Female 114 48%


 White 24 10%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 212 89%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 28 39%
 Single Guardian 24 33%
 Singles 17 24%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 40 56%
 Households with Kids 32 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99747 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99747 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99747 real estate data, the median home value of $110,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99747 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 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 99747 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 237 99%
 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 2 1%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 1 1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 40 46%
 Renter Occupied Households 31 36%
 Households Vacant 15 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 7%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 7%
 For Migrant Workers 1 7%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 12 80%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 18%
 1 Bedroom 4 36%
 2 Bedroom 3 27%
 3+ Bedroom 2 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 $47,188 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99747 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99747 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 99747 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99747 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 48 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 44%
 No Earnings 44 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 48 29%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 72 44%
 No Earnings 44 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 18 25%
 Public transportation 2 3%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 46 63%
 Worked at Home 7 10%
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 19 23%
 High School Graduate 61 74%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 2 2%
 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 37 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99747

ZIP Code 99747 is in the North Slope Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99747.

Harold Kaveolook School
2001 Barter Ave
Kaktovik, AK 99747
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Slope Borough School District