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ZIP Code 99727

Primary City:Buckland, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northwest Arctic Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (6:45am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66, -162
ZIP (~149 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99727

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99727. 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 99727. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99727, 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:
Buckland, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99727 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99727 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 99727 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 a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99727 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 416
Population Density 756 people per sq mi
Housing Units 101
Median Home Value $102,100
Land Area 0.55 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 98
Median Household Income $48,281

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 20Male Median Age: 20Female Median Age: 19

Under 5261642
85 Plus033


 Male 233 56%
 Female 183 44%


 White 11 3%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 397 95%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 8 2%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus213

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 42 43%
 Single Guardian 32 33%
 Singles 22 22%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 38 39%
 Households with Kids 60 61%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99727 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99727 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99727 real estate data, the median home value of $102,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99727 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99727 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 416 100%
 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 15 15%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 39 39%
 Renter Occupied Households 44 44%
 Households Vacant 3 3%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 0 0%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 1 33%
 For Migrant Workers 1 33%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 1 33%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 8%
 1 Bedroom 9 18%
 2 Bedroom 13 26%
 3+ Bedroom 24 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 $48,281 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99727 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99727 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 99727 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 77 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 43%
 No Earnings 125 35%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 77 22%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 43%
 No Earnings 125 35%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 2 2%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 112 92%
 Worked at Home 8 7%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 15 13%
 High School Graduate 91 81%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 6 5%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 Professional school degree 0 0%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 177 86%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 1%
 Not Enrolled in School 25 12%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99727

ZIP Code 99727 is in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99727.

Buckland School
9900 University Dr
Buckland, AK 99727
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Arctic Borough School District