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ZIP Code 99694

Post Office City:Houston, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (11:51am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:61.613, -149.786
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99694

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Primary/preferred city:
Houston, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99694 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99694 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 99694 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 small number of families and a large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99694 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 1,512
Population Density 75 people per sq mi
Housing Units 799
Median Home Value $169,900
Land Area 20.22 sq mi
Water Area 1.15 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 583
Median Household Income $56,957

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 36Male Median Age: 36Female Median Age: 36

Under 55768125
85 Plus505


 Male 803 53%
 Female 709 47%


 White 1,250 82.7%
 Black Or African American 7 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 95 6.3%
 Asian 11 0.7%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 4 0.3%
 Other Race 19 1.3%
 Two Or More Races 126 8.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus325

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 263 45%
 Single Guardian 114 20%
 Singles 160 27%
 Singles With Roommate 46 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 372 64%
 Households with Kids 211 36%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99694 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99694 were primarily built in the 2000s. Looking at 99694 real estate data, the median home value of $169,900 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99694 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99694 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $750-$999/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99694 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 1,505 99.5%
 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 7 0.5%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 273 34%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 173 22%
 Renter Occupied Households 137 17%
 Households Vacant 216 27%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 19 8.8%
 Rented & Unoccupied 1 0.5%
 For Sale Only 14 6.5%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 0.9%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 130 60.2%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0.0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 50 23.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 8 8%
 1 Bedroom 28 29%
 2 Bedroom 34 35%
 3+ Bedroom 26 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 $56,957 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99694 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 99694 has a well above average number of people who do not use a vehicle to commute. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 99694 can expect to fall in that range. It is much more common for employees to have to travel over 45 minutes to their place of employment than most parts of country which could indicate bad traffic or that people typically live far from where they work.

For more information, see Houston, AK unemployment.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 345 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 366 31%
 No Earnings 457 39%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 345 30%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 366 31%
 No Earnings 457 39%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 432 84.9%
 Public transportation 3 0.6%
 Taxicab 0 0.0%
 Motorcycle 0 0.0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 60 11.8%
 Worked at Home 14 2.8%
Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

Travel Time to Work (In Minutes)

Schools and Education

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 110 11%
 High School Graduate 723 69%
 Associate's degree 33 3%
 Bachelor's degree 86 8%
 Master's degree 72 7%
 Professional school degree 18 2%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 207 73.1%
 Enrolled in Private School 10 3.5%
 Not Enrolled in School 66 23.3%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99694

ZIP Code 99694 is in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99694.

Houston Middle School
12801 W Hawk Lane
Houston, AK 99694
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District

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