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ZIP Code 99901

Primary City:Ketchikan, AK (View All Cities)
County: Ketchikan Gateway Borough
Timezone: America/Juneau (1:11am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:55.6, -131.4
ZIP (~52 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99901

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99901. 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 99901. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99901, 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:
Ketchikan, AK
Acceptable:
Edna Bay, Kasaan, Naukati Bay, Saxman

Stats and Demographics for the 99901 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99901 is located in southwest 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 99901 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large. There are also a small number of families and a slightly higher than average number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99901 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 13,508
Population Density 3 people per sq mi
Housing Units 6,161
Median Home Value $265,600
Land Area 4,798.53 sq mi
Water Area 596.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 5,304
Median Household Income $62,519

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 38Male Median Age: 38Female Median Age: 39

Under 55-910-1415-1920-2425-2930-3435-3940-4445-4950-5455-5960-6465-6970-7475-7980-8485 Plus
Male454455435491449522432381467594622547432271164897958
Female44940244144637946240240445453756252939524915311287103
Total9038578769378289848347859211,1311,1841,076827520317201166161

Gender

 Male 6,942 51%
 Female 6,566 49%
Gender

Race

 White 9,204 68.1%
 Black Or African American 79 0.6%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 1,912 14.2%
 Asian 943 7.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 27 0.2%
 Other Race 93 0.7%
 Two Or More Races 1,250 9.3%
Race

Head of Household by Age

15-2425-3435-4445-5455-6465-7475-8485 Plus
Owner3326948184080038419870
Renter1945304094923491447239
Total2277998901,3321,149528270109

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 2,435 46%
 Single Guardian 933 18%
 Singles 1,478 28%
 Singles With Roommate 458 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 3,609 68%
 Households with Kids 1,695 32%
Households with Kids

Children by Age

1234567891011121314151617181920
Male781047210085898110298947384889687116110978183
Female998191869679777674788910185889889911026672
Total177185163186181168158178172172162185173184185205201199147155

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99901 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities, nursing homes and military bases nearby.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99901 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99901 real estate data, the median home value of $265,600 is high 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 99901. Rentals in 99901 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 99901 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 13,229 97.9%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 69 0.5%
 Juvenile Facilities 30 0.2%
 Nursing Facilities 21 0.2%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 32 0.2%
 Other Noninstitutional 127 0.9%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 2,144 35%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 931 15%
 Renter Occupied Households 2,229 36%
 Households Vacant 857 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 185 22%
 Rented & Unoccupied 23 3%
 For Sale Only 62 7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 22 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 377 44%
 For Migrant Workers 29 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 159 19%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 163 7%
 1 Bedroom 630 29%
 2 Bedroom 764 35%
 3+ Bedroom 639 29%
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 $62,519 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99901 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. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 99901 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99901 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 4,813 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,452 32%
 No Earnings 2,507 23%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 4,813 45%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 3,452 32%
 No Earnings 2,507 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 5,428 79.7%
 Public transportation 159 2.3%
 Taxicab 32 0.5%
 Motorcycle 18 0.3%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,016 14.9%
 Worked at Home 156 2.3%
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 362 8%
 High School Graduate 3,092 65%
 Associate's degree 239 5%
 Bachelor's degree 708 15%
 Master's degree 221 5%
 Professional school degree 84 2%
 Doctorate degree 39 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 2,234 82.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 244 9.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 240 8.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99901

ZIP Code 99901 is in the Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District. There are 13 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99901.

Fast Track
2931 Baranof Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Ketchikan Regional Youth Facility
3058 5th Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Houghtaling Elementary
2940 Baranof
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Fawn Mountain Elementary
400 Old Homestead Rd
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Ketchikan Charter School
410 Schoenbar
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Tongass School of Arts and Sciences Charter School
410 Schoenbar Rd
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Point Higgins School
981 North Point Higgins Rd Ntg
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Ketchikan High School
2610 4th Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Revilla Jr/Sr High School
3131 Baranof Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Schoenbar Middle School
217 Schoenbar
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Middle/Secondary
District: Ketchikan Gateway Borough School District
Holy Name Catholic School
433 Jackson St
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Clover Pass Christian School
105 N Point Higgins Rd
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Private
Gateway Christian Schools
3704 Denali Ave
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Private

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