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ZIP Code 99612

Post Office City:King Cove, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Aleutians East Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (12:54pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:56, -161
ZIP (~113 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99612

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Primary/preferred city:
King Cove, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99612 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99612 is located in southwest 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 99612 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 middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also a large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99612 ZIP code is small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 938
Population Density 80 people per sq mi
Housing Units 229
Median Home Value $112,500
Land Area 11.69 sq mi
Water Area 1.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 181
Median Household Income $62,917

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 41

Under 5272653
85 Plus011


 Male 577 62%
 Female 361 38%


 White 152 16.2%
 Black Or African American 9 1.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 360 38.4%
 Asian 342 36.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.2%
 Other Race 30 3.2%
 Two Or More Races 43 4.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 78 43%
 Single Guardian 41 23%
 Singles 50 28%
 Singles With Roommate 12 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 104 57%
 Households with Kids 77 43%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99612 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99612 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99612 real estate data, the median home value of $112,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99612 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99612 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 500 53%
 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 438 47%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 27 12%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 69 30%
 Renter Occupied Households 85 37%
 Households Vacant 48 21%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 31%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 2%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 18 38%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 3 6%
 1 Bedroom 6 12%
 2 Bedroom 12 24%
 3+ Bedroom 29 58%
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 $62,917 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99612 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99612 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 99612 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99612 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.

For more information, see King Cove, AK poverty.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 225 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 451 61%
 No Earnings 63 9%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 225 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 451 61%
 No Earnings 63 9%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 121 19.4%
 Public transportation 0 0.0%
 Taxicab 1 0.2%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 493 79.0%
 Worked at Home 9 1.4%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 82 12.9%
 High School Graduate 403 63.2%
 Associate's degree 32 5.0%
 Bachelor's degree 111 17.4%
 Master's degree 6 0.9%
 Professional school degree 0 0.0%
 Doctorate degree 4 0.6%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 103 96.3%
 Enrolled in Private School 1 0.9%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 2.8%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99612

ZIP Code 99612 is in the Aleutians East Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99612.

King Cove School
100 Slocum Drive
King Cove, AK 99612
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Aleutians East Borough School District

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