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ZIP Code 99574

Post Office City:Cordova, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Valdez-Cordova Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (12:33pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:60, -143
ZIP (~285 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99574

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99574. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99574 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:
Cordova, AK
Chenega Bay

Stats and Demographics for the 99574 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99574 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 99574 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 large. There are also a large number of single adults and a slightly less than average number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99574 ZIP code is slightly higher than average compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Cordova, AK households.

Population 2,348
Population Density 1 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,257
Median Home Value $271,600
Land Area 2,473.34 sq mi
Water Area 296.73 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 969
Median Household Income $94,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 42Male Median Age: 42Female Median Age: 42

Under 56672138
85 Plus41317


 Male 1,254 53%
 Female 1,094 47%


 White 1,628 69.3%
 Black Or African American 10 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 246 10.5%
 Asian 244 10.4%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.0%
 Other Race 12 0.5%
 Two Or More Races 207 8.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus10313

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 478 49%
 Single Guardian 126 13%
 Singles 299 31%
 Singles With Roommate 66 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 668 69%
 Households with Kids 301 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99574 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99574 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99574 real estate data, the median home value of $271,600 is high 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 99574. Rentals in 99574 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99574 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,330 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 9 0.4%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 2 0.1%
 Other Noninstitutional 7 0.3%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 321 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 275 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 373 30%
 Households Vacant 288 23%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 43 14.9%
 Rented & Unoccupied 10 3.5%
 For Sale Only 2 0.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.4%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 176 61.1%
 For Migrant Workers 6 2.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 47 16.3%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 56 29%
 2 Bedroom 82 42%
 3+ Bedroom 55 28%
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 $94,375 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99574 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 99574 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 99574 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99574 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 713 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 922 45%
 No Earnings 425 21%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 713 35%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 922 45%
 No Earnings 425 21%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 931 72%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 16 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 183 14%
 Worked at Home 170 13%
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. 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 238 13%
 High School Graduate 968 51%
 Associate's degree 145 8%
 Bachelor's degree 331 17%
 Master's degree 158 8%
 Professional school degree 34 2%
 Doctorate degree 22 1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 428 82%
 Enrolled in Private School 37 7%
 Not Enrolled in School 59 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99574

ZIP Code 99574 is in the following school districts: Chugach School District and Cordova City School District. There are 3 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99574.

Chenega Bay School
Main St
Chenega Bay, AK 99574
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chugach School District
Mt. Eccles Elementary
201 Adams Ave
Cordova, AK 99574
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Cordova City School District
Cordova Jr/Sr High School
100 Fisherman Ave
Cordova, AK 99574
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Cordova City School District

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