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ZIP Code 99587

Post Office City:Girdwood, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Anchorage Municipality
Timezone: America/Anchorage (2:22pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:60.8, -149.0
ZIP (~8 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99587

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Primary/preferred city:
Girdwood, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99587 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99587 is located in western Alaska and covers a 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 99587 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is extremely small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99587 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,250
Population Density 9 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,658
Median Home Value $384,000
Land Area 242.31 sq mi
Water Area 7.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,044
Median Household Income $81,949

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55858116
85 Plus325


 Male 1,240 55%
 Female 1,010 45%


 White 2,052 91.2%
 Black Or African American 5 0.2%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 41 1.8%
 Asian 64 2.8%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 18 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 68 3.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 388 37%
 Single Guardian 108 10%
 Singles 361 35%
 Singles With Roommate 187 18%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 793 76%
 Households with Kids 251 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99587 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99587 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 2000s. Looking at 99587 real estate data, the median home value of $384,000 is extremely high compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99587. Rentals in 99587 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99587 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,246 99.8%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 4 0.2%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 431 26%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 160 10%
 Renter Occupied Households 453 27%
 Households Vacant 614 37%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 29 4.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 11 1.8%
 For Sale Only 16 2.6%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 530 86.3%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 26 4.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 65 14%
 1 Bedroom 154 32%
 2 Bedroom 147 31%
 3+ Bedroom 109 23%
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 $81,949 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99587 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. 99587 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. Most commuters in 99587 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Anchorage, AK incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 805 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 819 43%
 No Earnings 267 14%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 805 43%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 819 43%
 No Earnings 267 14%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 960 70%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 291 21%
 Worked at Home 122 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99587 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 15 1%
 High School Graduate 906 53%
 Associate's degree 51 3%
 Bachelor's degree 484 28%
 Master's degree 245 14%
 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 259 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 31 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 37 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99587

ZIP Code 99587 is in the Anchorage School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99587.

Girdwood School
680 Hightower
Girdwood, AK 99587
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Anchorage School District

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