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ZIP Code 99550

Post Office City:Port Lions, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Kodiak Island Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (1:30am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:58, -153
ZIP (~70 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99550

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Primary/preferred city:
Port Lions, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99550 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99550 is located in western Alaska and covers a slightly higher 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 99550 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99550 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Port Lions, AK households.

Population 197
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 132
Median Home Value $118,800
Land Area 90.15 sq mi
Water Area 2.85 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 78
Median Household Income $60,833

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 45Female Median Age: 43

Under 55712
85 Plus303


 Male 101 51%
 Female 96 49%


 White 73 37%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 114 58%
 Asian 5 3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 5 3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus303

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 48 62%
 Single Guardian 7 9%
 Singles 20 26%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 55 71%
 Households with Kids 23 29%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99550 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99550 were primarily built in the 1960s or the 1980s. Looking at 99550 real estate data, the median home value of $118,800 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99550 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99550 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 197 100%
 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 14 11%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 15 11%
 Households Vacant 54 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 2%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 45 83%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 13%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 2 10%
 2 Bedroom 3 15%
 3+ Bedroom 15 75%
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 $60,833 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 99550 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, 99550 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 99550 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 28 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 86 45%
 No Earnings 79 41%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 28 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 86 45%
 No Earnings 79 41%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 47 71%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 1 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 18 27%
 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 population has a much higher percentage of people with low education levels (less than high school) than normal. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 19 11.7%
 High School Graduate 101 62.0%
 Associate's degree 25 15.3%
 Bachelor's degree 2 1.2%
 Master's degree 15 9.2%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 1 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 55 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99550

ZIP Code 99550 is in the Kodiak Island Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99550.

Port Lions School
Main Street
Port Lions, AK 99550
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kodiak Island Borough School District

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