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ZIP Code 99659

Post Office City:Saint Michael, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Nome Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (11:11pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:63.3, -161.7
ZIP (~60 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99659

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Primary/preferred city:
Saint Michael, AK
St Michael

Stats and Demographics for the 99659 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99659 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 99659 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 families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99659 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 401
Population Density 23 people per sq mi
Housing Units 116
Median Home Value $80,000
Land Area 17.79 sq mi
Water Area 0.39 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 96
Median Household Income $33,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 22

Under 5271643
85 Plus101


 Male 211 53%
 Female 190 47%


 White 22 5%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 369 92%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 10 2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 36 38%
 Single Guardian 41 43%
 Singles 10 10%
 Singles With Roommate 9 9%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 36 38%
 Households with Kids 60 63%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99659 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99659 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99659 real estate data, the median home value of $80,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99659 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ 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 99659 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see St. Michael, AK house prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 401 100%
 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 19 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 43 37%
 Renter Occupied Households 34 29%
 Households Vacant 20 17%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 2 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 5 25%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 13 65%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 14%
 1 Bedroom 1 3%
 2 Bedroom 14 39%
 3+ Bedroom 16 44%
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 $33,000 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99659 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99659 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, 99659 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 99659 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 51 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 112 52%
 No Earnings 52 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 51 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 112 52%
 No Earnings 52 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 10 10%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 89 90%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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, slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 21 13%
 High School Graduate 115 72%
 Associate's degree 8 5%
 Bachelor's degree 10 6%
 Master's degree 5 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 130 94%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 6%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99659

ZIP Code 99659 is in the Bering Strait School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99659.

Anthony A. Andrews School
100 Baker Street
St. Michael, AK 99659
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Bering Strait School District

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