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ZIP Code 99688

Post Office City:Willow, AK (View All Cities)
County: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (3:29pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.73, -150.08
ZIP (~4 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99688

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99688. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99688 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:
Willow, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99688 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99688 is located in west Alaska and covers an extremely large 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 99688 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is slightly higher than average. There are also a small number of single parents and a large number of single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99688 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 2,759
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 2,883
Median Home Value $170,700
Land Area 1,602.21 sq mi
Water Area 14.42 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,191
Median Household Income $53,707

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 47Male Median Age: 48Female Median Age: 45


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 58369152
5-98296178
10-146964133
15-199586181
20-24474592
25-295254106
30-346059119
35-397776153
40-4410598203
45-49147113260
50-54165123288
55-59145135280
60-6412392215
65-699879177
70-74524193
75-79392463
80-84241842
85 Plus91524

Gender

 Male 1,472 53%
 Female 1,287 47%
Gender

Race

 White 2,477 89.8%
 Black Or African American 4 0.1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 142 5.1%
 Asian 18 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 2 0.1%
 Other Race 9 0.3%
 Two Or More Races 107 3.9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-24131023
25-34652792
35-4415730187
45-5428551336
55-6425836294
65-7415917176
75-8462971
85 Plus10212

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 616 52%
 Single Guardian 122 10%
 Singles 356 30%
 Singles With Roommate 97 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 910 76%
 Households with Kids 281 24%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1111021
2201636
3151227
4201838
5151934
6132841
7181634
8181533
9181836
10171027
11131124
12161329
13101828
14131225
15242347
16201535
17181634
18102131
19231134
2010818

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99688 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99688 were primarily built in the 2000s or the 1990s. Looking at 99688 real estate data, the median home value of $170,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99688 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99688 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Studio apartments are also common and rent for $300-$499/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99688 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 2,748 99.6%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 0 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 11 0.4%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 465 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 544 19%
 Renter Occupied Households 182 6%
 Households Vacant 1,692 59%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 21 1.2%
 Rented & Unoccupied 3 0.2%
 For Sale Only 46 2.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 14 0.8%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1,470 86.9%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 138 8.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 28 29%
 1 Bedroom 23 24%
 2 Bedroom 35 36%
 3+ Bedroom 10 10%
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 $53,707 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99688 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. If you are a person that likes walking or biking to work, it will be a comfort for you to know that 99688 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 99688 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. However, that is not the case in 99688. It has a much lower than average number of people that make it to work in under half an hour. The area has an extremely high percentage of people that most travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment. People that commute should be aware of the potentially long commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 582 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 648 30%
 No Earnings 948 44%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Sources of Household Income

Percent of Households Receiving Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Investment Income

Percent of Households Receiving Investment Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Household Retirement Income

Percent of Households Receiving Retirement Income

Average Income per Household by Income Source

* Only taxable income is reported.

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 582 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 648 30%
 No Earnings 948 44%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 648 73%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 18 2%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 11%
 Worked at Home 119 13%
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. 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 237 11.7%
 High School Graduate 1,249 61.8%
 Associate's degree 182 9.0%
 Bachelor's degree 258 12.8%
 Master's degree 90 4.5%
 Professional school degree 5 0.2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0.0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 393 79%
 Enrolled in Private School 50 10%
 Not Enrolled in School 52 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99688

ZIP Code 99688 is in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99688.

Willow Elementary
Mile 69.5 Parks Hwy
Willow, AK 99688
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

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