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ZIP Code 99785

Primary City:Brevig Mission, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Nome Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (1:54am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66, -167
ZIP (~86 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99785

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99785. 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 99785. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99785, 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:
Brevig Mission, AK
Acceptable:
Brevig Msn

Stats and Demographics for the 99785 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99785 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 99785 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 99785 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 388
Population Density 157 people per sq mi
Housing Units 103
Median Home Value $137,500
Land Area 2.48 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 93
Median Household Income $34,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 21Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 22

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male261728311415116712148441300
Female292917101617148109108331111
Total554645413032251417212416772411

Gender

 Male 201 52%
 Female 187 48%
Gender

Race

 White 18 4.6%
 Black Or African American 2 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 355 91.5%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 2 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 11 2.8%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner24297520
Renter31816129121
Total522182116641

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 31 33%
 Single Guardian 45 48%
 Singles 15 16%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 32 34%
 Households with Kids 61 66%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male47560074657763168792
Female46356557644621121247
Total8138116512111291113842899139

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99785 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99785 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 99785 real estate data, the median home value of $137,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99785 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99785 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 388 100%
 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 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 18 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 62 60%
 Households Vacant 10 10%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 10%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 10%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 60%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 6%
 1 Bedroom 3 5%
 2 Bedroom 15 23%
 3+ Bedroom 44 67%
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 $34,125 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99785 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99785 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 99785 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99785 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 26 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 132 52%
 No Earnings 94 37%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 132 52%
 No Earnings 94 37%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 0 0%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 109 100%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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 26 31%
 High School Graduate 52 62%
 Associate's degree 2 2%
 Bachelor's degree 4 5%
 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 120 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 7 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99785

ZIP Code 99785 is in the Bering Strait School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99785.

Brevig Mission School
Main St
Brevig Mission, AK 99785
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District