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ZIP Code 99778

Primary City:Teller, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Nome Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (4:04am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:65.26, -166.34
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99778

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99778. 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 99778. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99778, 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:
Teller, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99778 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99778 is located in northwest Alaska and covers a 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 99778 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99778 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 254
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 91
Median Home Value $112,500
Land Area 327.58 sq mi
Water Area 33.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 73
Median Household Income $25,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 26Male Median Age: 30Female Median Age: 21

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


 Male 137 54%
 Female 117 46%


 White 32 12.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 221 87.0%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 0 0.0%

Head of Household by Age

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

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 14 19%
 Single Guardian 40 55%
 Singles 17 23%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 34 47%
 Households with Kids 39 53%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99778 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more military bases nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99778 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99778 real estate data, the median home value of $112,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99778 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 $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99778 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 230 91%
 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 24 9%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 22 24%
 Renter Occupied Households 51 56%
 Households Vacant 18 20%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 10 56%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 6 14%
 1 Bedroom 4 9%
 2 Bedroom 16 36%
 3+ Bedroom 18 41%
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 $25,500 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99778 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99778 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 99778 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 63 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 78 41%
 No Earnings 51 27%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 63 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 78 41%
 No Earnings 51 27%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 14 13%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 82 79%
 Worked at Home 8 8%
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 23 30%
 High School Graduate 50 66%
 Associate's degree 3 4%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 63 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99778

ZIP Code 99778 is in the Bering Strait School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99778.

James C. Isabell School
Main St
Teller, AK 99778
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District

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