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ZIP Code 99721

Post Office City:Anaktuvuk Pass, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: North Slope Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (2:38pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:68.147, -151.730
ZIP (~500 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99721

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Primary/preferred city:
Anaktuvuk Pass, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99721 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99721 is located in northwest 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 99721 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 an extremely small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99721 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 324
Population Density 67 people per sq mi
Housing Units 118
Median Home Value $140,600
Land Area 4.83 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 99
Median Household Income $52,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 28

Under 5191635
85 Plus000


 Male 180 56%
 Female 144 44%


 White 23 7.1%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 270 83.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.3%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 29 9.0%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 29 29%
 Single Guardian 36 36%
 Singles 29 29%
 Singles With Roommate 5 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 53 54%
 Households with Kids 46 46%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99721 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99721 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99721 real estate data, the median home value of $140,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99721 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99721 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Anaktuvuk Pass, AK real estate.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 324 100%
 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 8 7%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 52 44%
 Renter Occupied Households 39 33%
 Households Vacant 19 16%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 5%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 95%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 4 14%
 2 Bedroom 11 38%
 3+ Bedroom 14 48%
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 $52,500 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99721 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99721 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 99721 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 45 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 98 52%
 No Earnings 46 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 45 24%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 98 52%
 No Earnings 46 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 24 24%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 74 73%
 Worked at Home 4 4%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 28 20.0%
 High School Graduate 95 67.9%
 Associate's degree 3 2.1%
 Bachelor's degree 4 2.9%
 Master's degree 1 0.7%
 Professional school degree 5 3.6%
 Doctorate degree 4 2.9%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 86 85%
 Enrolled in Private School 6 6%
 Not Enrolled in School 9 9%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99721

ZIP Code 99721 is in the North Slope Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99721.

Nunamiut School
114 Illinois St
Anaktuvuk Pass, AK 99721
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Slope Borough School District

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