Search by ZIP, address, city, or county:

ZIP Code 99693

Post Office City:Whittier, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Valdez-Cordova Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (4:19pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:60, -148
ZIP (~90 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99693

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99693. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99693 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:
Whittier, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99693 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99693 is located in western Alaska and covers a slightly higher 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 99693 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 extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99693 ZIP code is extremely small compared to other areas of the country.

Population 248
Population Density 2 people per sq mi
Housing Units 308
Median Home Value $59,000
Land Area 120.63 sq mi
Water Area 82.89 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 124
Median Household Income $42,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 44Male Median Age: 44Female Median Age: 46

Under 55712
85 Plus022


 Male 147 59%
 Female 101 41%


 White 175 70.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 12 4.8%
 Asian 22 8.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 7 2.8%
 Other Race 2 0.8%
 Two Or More Races 29 11.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus022

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 34 27%
 Single Guardian 15 12%
 Singles 58 47%
 Singles With Roommate 17 14%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 103 83%
 Households with Kids 21 17%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99693 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99693 were primarily built in the 1950s. Looking at 99693 real estate data, the median home value of $59,000 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99693 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99693 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Studio apartments are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99693 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 232 94%
 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 16 6%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 18 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 25 8%
 Renter Occupied Households 81 26%
 Households Vacant 184 60%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 51 27.7%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 6 3.3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1.1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 120 65.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 4 2.2%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 20 31%
 1 Bedroom 7 11%
 2 Bedroom 16 25%
 3+ Bedroom 22 34%
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 $42,500 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99693 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 99693 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99693 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 99693 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 Whittier, AK unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 85 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 39%
 No Earnings 43 20%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 85 40%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 82 39%
 No Earnings 43 20%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 58 45%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 47%
 Worked at Home 11 9%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

Compared to other ZIPs, 99693 has a very small percentage of people that did not graduate high school. 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 7 4%
 High School Graduate 129 70%
 Associate's degree 5 3%
 Bachelor's degree 35 19%
 Master's degree 5 3%
 Professional school degree 3 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 35 95%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 2 5%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99693

ZIP Code 99693 is in the Chugach School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99693.

Whittier Community School
Portage Street
Whittier, AK 99693
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Chugach School District

Nearby ZIP Codes

Recent ZIP Searches