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ZIP Code 99557

Post Office City:Aniak, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Bethel Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (4:20pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:62, -157
ZIP (~270 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99557

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Primary/preferred city:
Aniak, AK
Chuathbaluk, Stony River

Stats and Demographics for the 99557 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99557 is located in western 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 99557 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 middle aged adults is large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99557 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 726
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 411
Median Home Value $175,900
Land Area 13,430.99 sq mi
Water Area 124.45 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 245
Median Household Income $58,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 29Male Median Age: 31Female Median Age: 28

Under 5383876
85 Plus011


 Male 377 52%
 Female 349 48%


 White 120 16.5%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 538 74.1%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 63 8.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 104 42%
 Single Guardian 69 28%
 Singles 58 24%
 Singles With Roommate 14 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 136 56%
 Households with Kids 109 44%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99557 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99557 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 99557 real estate data, the median home value of $175,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly higher than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99557. Rentals in 99557 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 99557 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Aniak, AK real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 726 100%
 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 53 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 95 23%
 Renter Occupied Households 97 24%
 Households Vacant 166 40%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 8 4.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0.0%
 For Sale Only 1 0.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 112 67.5%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 43 25.9%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 5%
 1 Bedroom 20 22%
 2 Bedroom 35 38%
 3+ Bedroom 32 35%
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 $58,750 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99557 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 99557 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99557 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 99557 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 129 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 205 42%
 No Earnings 151 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 129 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 205 42%
 No Earnings 151 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 105 41.3%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 1 0.4%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 134 52.8%
 Worked at Home 14 5.5%
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, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 57 14.8%
 High School Graduate 269 69.9%
 Associate's degree 19 4.9%
 Bachelor's degree 24 6.2%
 Master's degree 15 3.9%
 Professional school degree 1 0.3%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 164 81.2%
 Enrolled in Private School 30 14.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 8 4.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99557

ZIP Code 99557 is in the Kuspuk School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99557.

Crow Village Sam School
202 Blueberry Hill
Chuathbaluk, AK 99557
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kuspuk School District
Gusty Michael School
205 Elbow Road
Stony River, AK 99557
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kuspuk School District
Auntie Mary Nicoli Elementary
200 Boundary Avenue
Aniak, AK 99557
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Kuspuk School District
Aniak Jr/Sr High School
201 High School Road
Aniak, AK 99557
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Kuspuk School District

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