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ZIP Code 99579

Post Office City:Egegik, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Lake and Peninsula Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (2:44am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:58.2, -157.4
ZIP (~9 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99579

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Primary/preferred city:
Egegik, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99579 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99579 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 99579 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 small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99579 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 109
Population Density 4 people per sq mi
Housing Units 196
Median Home Value $133,300
Land Area 25.88 sq mi
Water Area 26.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 29
Median Household Income $80,417

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 44

Under 5325
85 Plus000


 Male 79 72%
 Female 30 28%


 White 52 48%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 43 39%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 5 5%
 Other Race 1 1%
 Two Or More Races 8 7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 16 55%
 Single Guardian 2 7%
 Singles 9 31%
 Singles With Roommate 2 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 20 69%
 Households with Kids 9 31%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99579 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99579 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 99579 real estate data, the median home value of $133,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99579 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99579 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Egegik, AK house prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 72 66%
 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 37 34%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 23 12%
 Renter Occupied Households 6 3%
 Households Vacant 167 85%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 1%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 3 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 160 96%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 40%
 3+ Bedroom 3 60%
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 $80,417 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99579 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99579 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. A higher percentage of people in 99579 than almost anywhere in the country avoid a commute altogether by working at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99579 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 22 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 53%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 22 47%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 25 53%
 No Earnings 0 0%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 9 28%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 17 53%
 Worked at Home 6 19%
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. 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 7 15%
 High School Graduate 38 81%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 2 4%
 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 8 100%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 0 0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

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