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ZIP Code 99563

Post Office City:Chevak, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Wade Hampton Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (3:00am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.53, -165.59
ZIP (~1 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99563

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Primary/preferred city:
Chevak, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99563 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99563 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 99563 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 99563 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 938
Population Density 948 people per sq mi
Housing Units 219
Median Home Value $119,700
Land Area 0.99 sq mi
Water Area 0.02 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 209
Median Household Income $40,096

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

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

Under 56557122
85 Plus202


 Male 508 54%
 Female 430 46%


 White 22 2.3%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 890 94.9%
 Asian 3 0.3%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 1 0.1%
 Two Or More Races 22 2.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 70 33%
 Single Guardian 85 41%
 Singles 50 24%
 Singles With Roommate 4 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 72 34%
 Households with Kids 137 66%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99563 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99563 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 99563 real estate data, the median home value of $119,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99563 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99563 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 938 100%
 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 40 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 119 54%
 Renter Occupied Households 50 23%
 Households Vacant 10 5%
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 3 30%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 70%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 7 11%
 1 Bedroom 22 34%
 2 Bedroom 7 11%
 3+ Bedroom 29 45%
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 $40,096 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99563 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99563 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 99563 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.

For more information, see Chevak, AK transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 116 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 53%
 No Earnings 198 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 116 17%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 357 53%
 No Earnings 198 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2 0.6%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 295 95.5%
 Worked at Home 12 3.9%
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 90 20%
 High School Graduate 322 72%
 Associate's degree 14 3%
 Bachelor's degree 22 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 349 95.9%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 0.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 13 3.6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99563

ZIP Code 99563 is in the Kashunamiut School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99563.

Chevak School
985 Ksd Way
Chevak, AK 99563
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Kashunamiut School District

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