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ZIP Code 99653

Post Office City:Port Alsworth, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Lake and Peninsula Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (12:25am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:60, -155
ZIP (~141 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99653

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Primary/preferred city:
Port Alsworth, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99653 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99653 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 99653 are primarily white. The number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is extremely large while the number of seniors is small. There are also an extremely large number of families and an extremely small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99653 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 159
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 74
Median Home Value $292,500
Land Area 22.65 sq mi
Water Area 21.58 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 44
Median Household Income $56,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 26

Under 511617
85 Plus000


 Male 87 55%
 Female 72 45%


 White 108 67.9%
 Black Or African American 7 4.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 21.4%
 Asian 1 0.6%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 9 5.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 33 75%
 Single Guardian 2 5%
 Singles 6 14%
 Singles With Roommate 3 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 23 52%
 Households with Kids 21 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99653 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99653 were primarily built in the 1990s or the 1970s. Looking at 99653 real estate data, the median home value of $292,500 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99653 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99653 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 159 100%
 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 6 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 12 16%
 Renter Occupied Households 26 35%
 Households Vacant 30 41%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 24 80%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 6 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 3%
 1 Bedroom 8 23%
 2 Bedroom 18 51%
 3+ Bedroom 8 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 $56,250 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99653 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99653 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 99653 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 99653 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 Port Alsworth, AK incomes.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 45 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 36 38%
 No Earnings 13 14%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 45 48%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 36 38%
 No Earnings 13 14%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 3 4%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 49 62%
 Worked at Home 27 34%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99653 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 2 3%
 High School Graduate 40 56%
 Associate's degree 6 8%
 Bachelor's degree 22 31%
 Master's degree 2 3%
 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 39 87%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 9%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99653

ZIP Code 99653 is in the Lake and Peninsula Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99653.

Tanalian School
School Road
Port Alsworth, AK 99653
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Lake and Peninsula Borough School District

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