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ZIP Code 99723

Primary City:Barrow, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: North Slope Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (3:36am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:71, -156
ZIP (~70 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99723

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99723. In addition to the primary city for a ZIP code, USPS also publishes a list of other acceptable cities that can be used with ZIP code 99723. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99723, you should not use any of the cities listed as unacceptable. Choose from the primary or acceptable cities when mailing your package or letter.

Primary city:
Barrow, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99723 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99723 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 99723 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 middle aged adults is extremely large. There are also an extremely large number of single parents and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99723 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 4,213
Population Density 203 people per sq mi
Housing Units 1,554
Median Home Value $174,700
Land Area 20.76 sq mi
Water Area 3.88 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 1,280
Median Household Income $90,500

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 28Male Median Age: 29Female Median Age: 27


MaleFemaleTotal
Under 5234225459
5-9195193388
10-14183168351
15-19167177344
20-24195172367
25-29138164302
30-34120137257
35-39121105226
40-44138117255
45-49169141310
50-54166151317
55-59143124267
60-649379172
65-69533891
70-74251944
75-7981422
80-84121527
85 Plus5914

Gender

 Male 2,165 51%
 Female 2,048 49%
Gender

Race

 White 713 17%
 Black Or African American 41 1%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 2,577 61%
 Asian 384 9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 99 2%
 Other Race 34 1%
 Two Or More Races 365 9%
Race

Head of Household by Age


OwnerRenterTotal
15-2484755
25-3445157202
35-4486154240
45-54165189354
55-64128150278
65-745845103
75-84301040
85 Plus628

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 507 40%
 Single Guardian 387 30%
 Singles 312 24%
 Singles With Roommate 74 6%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 677 53%
 Households with Kids 603 47%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


MaleFemaleTotal
1415192
2424890
3534093
4463783
5453075
6404383
7274067
8384886
9453277
10384381
11312960
12452772
13313465
14383573
15222648
16383573
17254166
18383775
19443882
20384280

Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99723 has a slightly higher than average percentage of vacancies. The Census also indicates that there are one or more correctional facilities and universities nearby.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99723 were primarily built in the 1980s. Looking at 99723 real estate data, the median home value of $174,700 is slightly higher than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99723 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $1,000+/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99723 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 4,178 99.2%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 15 0.4%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 18 0.4%
 Military Quarters 1 0.0%
 Other Noninstitutional 1 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 256 16%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 270 17%
 Renter Occupied Households 754 49%
 Households Vacant 274 18%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 81 29.6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 2 0.7%
 For Sale Only 2 0.7%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 1.5%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 83 30.3%
 For Migrant Workers 3 1.1%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 99 36.1%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 66 9%
 1 Bedroom 257 33%
 2 Bedroom 114 15%
 3+ Bedroom 334 43%
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 $90,500 is compared to the rest of the country.

As with most parts of the country, vehicles are the most common form of transportation to places of employment. 99723 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. Compared to other ZIP codes in the country, 99723 has very few people that work at home. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. The commute in 99723 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 1,345 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 962 32%
 No Earnings 744 24%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 1,345 44%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 962 32%
 No Earnings 744 24%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 1,134 61%
 Public transportation 39 2%
 Taxicab 196 11%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 463 25%
 Worked at Home 25 1%
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. Slightly more than the average number of people in the area graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 163 13%
 High School Graduate 907 73%
 Associate's degree 32 3%
 Bachelor's degree 76 6%
 Master's degree 48 4%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 20 2%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 1,009 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 24 2%
 Not Enrolled in School 143 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99723

ZIP Code 99723 is in the North Slope Borough School District. There are 4 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99723.

Kiita Learning Community
5246 Karluk St
Barrow, AK 99723
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Slope Borough School District
Eben Hopson Middle School
6501 Transit St
Barrow, AK 99723
Grade Level: Middle/Elementary
District: North Slope Borough School District
Fred Ipalook Elementary
2070 Ahkovak St
Barrow, AK 99723
Grade Level: Primary/Elementary
District: North Slope Borough School District
Barrow High School
1684 Okpik St
Barrow, AK 99723
Grade Level: High/Secondary
District: North Slope Borough School District