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ZIP Code 99685

Post Office City:Unalaska, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Aleutians West Census Area
Timezone: America/Nome (11:52pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:53.6, -167.0
ZIP (~57 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99685

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Primary/preferred city:
Unalaska, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99685 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99685 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 99685 are primarily white. 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 adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99685 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,224
Population Density 71 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,001
Median Home Value $317,100
Land Area 59.33 sq mi
Water Area 8.18 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 845
Median Household Income $89,853

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 41Male Median Age: 41Female Median Age: 40

Under 57064134
85 Plus011


 Male 2,905 69%
 Female 1,319 31%


 White 1,673 40%
 Black Or African American 295 7%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 261 6%
 Asian 1,346 32%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 96 2%
 Other Race 317 8%
 Two Or More Races 236 6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 377 45%
 Single Guardian 126 15%
 Singles 253 30%
 Singles With Roommate 89 11%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 536 63%
 Households with Kids 309 37%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99685 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99685 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 99685 real estate data, the median home value of $317,100 is high compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99685 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99685 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,125 50.3%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 2 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 2 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 2,095 49.6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 159 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 67 7%
 Renter Occupied Households 619 62%
 Households Vacant 156 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 31 20%
 Rented & Unoccupied 20 13%
 For Sale Only 2 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 5 3%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 33 21%
 For Migrant Workers 19 12%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 29%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 82 16%
 1 Bedroom 87 17%
 2 Bedroom 197 39%
 3+ Bedroom 135 27%
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 $89,853 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99685 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99685 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 99685 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 2,186 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,193 32%
 No Earnings 292 8%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 2,186 60%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 1,193 32%
 No Earnings 292 8%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,418 45.0%
 Public transportation 10 0.3%
 Taxicab 3 0.1%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 1,582 50.2%
 Worked at Home 141 4.5%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, compared to other ZIPs, a much higher percentage of the population has received a college degree.

For more information, see Unalaska, AK public school enrollment.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 590 18.9%
 High School Graduate 1,890 60.5%
 Associate's degree 208 6.7%
 Bachelor's degree 302 9.7%
 Master's degree 126 4.0%
 Professional school degree 5 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 2 0.1%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 462 93.0%
 Enrolled in Private School 20 4.0%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 3.0%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99685

ZIP Code 99685 is in the Unalaska City School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99685.

Eagle'S View Elementary School
503 East Broadway
Unalaska, AK 99685
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Unalaska City School District
Unalaska Jr/Sr High School
55 East Broadway
Unalaska, AK 99685
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: Unalaska City School District

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