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ZIP Code 99581

Post Office City:Emmonak, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Wade Hampton Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (8:10am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:63.0, -164.4
ZIP (~40 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99581

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Primary/preferred city:
Emmonak, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99581 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99581 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 99581 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 a small number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99581 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

For more information, see Emmonak, AK population.

Population 762
Population Density 120 people per sq mi
Housing Units 213
Median Home Value $96,300
Land Area 6.35 sq mi
Water Area 1.48 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 185
Median Household Income $55,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 24Male Median Age: 24Female Median Age: 26

Under 5422668
85 Plus112


 Male 429 56%
 Female 333 44%


 White 24 3.1%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 734 96.3%
 Asian 1 0.1%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 0.4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 84 45%
 Single Guardian 66 36%
 Singles 25 14%
 Singles With Roommate 10 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 64 35%
 Households with Kids 121 65%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99581 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99581 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99581 real estate data, the median home value of $96,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99581 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99581 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 762 100%
 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 55 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 104 49%
 Renter Occupied Households 26 12%
 Households Vacant 28 13%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 4%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 18%
 For Migrant Workers 1 4%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 64%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 3 5%
 2 Bedroom 27 46%
 3+ Bedroom 29 49%
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 $55,000 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99581 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99581 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 99581 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 128 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 285 49%
 No Earnings 163 28%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 128 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 285 49%
 No Earnings 163 28%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 19 8%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 220 90%
 Worked at Home 6 2%
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 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 62 15.1%
 High School Graduate 300 73.0%
 Associate's degree 11 2.7%
 Bachelor's degree 22 5.4%
 Master's degree 14 3.4%
 Professional school degree 2 0.5%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 247 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 5 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 24 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99581

ZIP Code 99581 is in the Lower Yukon School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99581.

Emmonak School
General Delivery
Emmonak, AK 99581
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Yukon School District

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