Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 99589

Post Office City:Goodnews Bay, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Bethel Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (5:04am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:59.13, -161.58
ZIP (~3 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99589

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99589. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99589 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:
Goodnews Bay, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99589 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99589 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 99589 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 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 99589 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 243
Population Density 82 people per sq mi
Housing Units 82
Median Home Value $131,300
Land Area 2.97 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 76
Median Household Income $18,750

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 27Female Median Age: 26

Under 5171734
85 Plus112


 Male 135 56%
 Female 108 44%


 White 11 5%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 230 95%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 2 1%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 18 24%
 Single Guardian 35 46%
 Singles 20 26%
 Singles With Roommate 3 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 40 53%
 Households with Kids 36 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99589 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99589 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99589 real estate data, the median home value of $131,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99589 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $500-$749/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99589 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 243 100%
 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 0 0%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 46 56%
 Renter Occupied Households 30 37%
 Households Vacant 6 7%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 4 67%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 17%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 2 13%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 13%
 3+ Bedroom 11 73%
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 $18,750 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99589 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99589 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 99589 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 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 121 58%
 No Earnings 64 31%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 22 11%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 121 58%
 No Earnings 64 31%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 8 15%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 43 83%
 Worked at Home 1 2%
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.

For more information, see Goodnews Bay, AK public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 62 39%
 High School Graduate 99 61%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 0 0%
 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 83 89%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 10 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99589

ZIP Code 99589 is in the Lower Kuskokwim School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99589.

Rocky Mountain School
121 Village Road
Goodnews Bay, AK 99589
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lower Kuskokwim School District

Recent ZIP Searches