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ZIP Code 99551

Post Office City:Akiachak, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Bethel Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (11:56pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:60.9, -161.4
ZIP (~16 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99551

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99551. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99551 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Akiachak, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99551 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99551 is located in western 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 99551 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 large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and an extremely small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99551 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 627
Population Density 277 people per sq mi
Housing Units 183
Median Home Value $161,300
Land Area 2.26 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 150
Median Household Income $50,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 22

Under 5343064
85 Plus112


 Male 304 48%
 Female 323 52%


 White 22 3.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 596 95.1%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 7 1.1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus112

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 75 50%
 Single Guardian 54 36%
 Singles 13 9%
 Singles With Roommate 8 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 55 37%
 Households with Kids 95 63%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99551 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99551 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1990s. Looking at 99551 real estate data, the median home value of $161,300 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99551 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99551 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Akiachak, AK home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 627 100%
 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 11 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 77 42%
 Renter Occupied Households 62 34%
 Households Vacant 33 18%
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 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 4 12%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 29 88%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 17%
 2 Bedroom 7 30%
 3+ Bedroom 12 52%
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 $50,000 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99551 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99551 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 99551 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 74 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 181 44%
 No Earnings 153 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 74 18%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 181 44%
 No Earnings 153 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 25 15%
 Public transportation 2 1%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 141 82%
 Worked at Home 3 2%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 64 21%
 High School Graduate 210 68%
 Associate's degree 9 3%
 Bachelor's degree 17 5%
 Master's degree 4 1%
 Professional school degree 7 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 163 93%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99551

ZIP Code 99551 is in the Yupiit School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99551.

Akiachak School
Akiachak #51100
Akiachak, AK 99551
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yupiit School District

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