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ZIP Code 99762

Primary City:Nome, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Nome Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (3:13pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66, -165
ZIP (~179 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99762

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99762. 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 99762. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99762, 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:
Nome, AK
Acceptable:
Diomede, Golovin, Little Diomede, Ltl Diomede

Stats and Demographics for the 99762 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99762 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 99762 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 large. There are also a small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99762 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,038
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,967
Median Home Value $189,400
Land Area 2,112.49 sq mi
Water Area 73.78 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,373
Median Household Income $70,256

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 32Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 31

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male1881491711631441941561311391651601461016637161310
Female18415415215613614313211712213313911467593519198
Total37230332331928033728824826129829926016812572353218

Gender

 Male 2,149 53%
 Female 1,889 47%
Gender

Race

 White 1,195 29.6%
 Black Or African American 19 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,261 56.0%
 Asian 85 2.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 9 0.2%
 Other Race 19 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 450 11.1%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner97512419015472329
Renter5716414514812452153
Total662392693382781244712

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 569 41%
 Single Guardian 307 22%
 Singles 386 28%
 Singles With Roommate 111 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 810 59%
 Households with Kids 563 41%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male4435364035282426363936303432253140442325
Female3643372927343135272640313025193634303721
Total8078736962625561636576616457446774746046

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99762 has a large percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and nursing homes nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99762 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 99762 real estate data, the median home value of $189,400 is slightly higher 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 99762. Rentals in 99762 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 3+ bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99762 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 3,847 95.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 123 3.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 13 0.3%
 Nursing Facilities 15 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 40 1.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 411 21%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 254 13%
 Renter Occupied Households 708 36%
 Households Vacant 594 30%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 66 11.1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 17 2.9%
 For Sale Only 14 2.4%
 Sold & Unoccupied 20 3.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 340 57.2%
 For Migrant Workers 3 0.5%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 134 22.6%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 44 6%
 1 Bedroom 147 20%
 2 Bedroom 300 41%
 3+ Bedroom 242 33%
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 $70,256 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99762 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 99762 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 99762 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 1,332 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,179 39%
 No Earnings 536 18%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,332 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,179 39%
 No Earnings 536 18%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,080 56.9%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 47 2.5%
 Motorcycle 6 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 608 32.0%
 Worked at Home 158 8.3%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 150 11%
 High School Graduate 811 59%
 Associate's degree 47 3%
 Bachelor's degree 249 18%
 Master's degree 76 6%
 Professional school degree 28 2%
 Doctorate degree 15 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 763 88.6%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 0.7%
 Not Enrolled in School 92 10.7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99762

ZIP Code 99762 is in the Bering Strait School District. There are 7 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99762.

Martin L. Olson School
40 Main St
Golovin, AK 99762
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District
Diomede School
Main St
Diomede, AK 99762
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District
Nome Youth Facility
4th Ave/k St
Nome, AK 99762
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nome Public Schools
Extensions Correspondence
Mile 3.5 Nometeller Hwy
Nome, AK 99762
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Nome Public Schools
Nome Elementary
6th Ave/k St
Nome, AK 99762
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Nome Public Schools
Anvil City Science Academy
Mile 3.5 Nometeller Hwy
Nome, AK 99762
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Nome Public Schools
Nome-Beltz Jr/Sr High School
Mile 3.5 Nometeller Hwy
Nome, AK 99762
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Nome Public Schools

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