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ZIP Code 99729

Primary City:Cantwell, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Denali Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (11:38am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:63.5, -148.7
ZIP (~31 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99729

The cities below are at least partially located in ZIP code 99729. 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 99729. However, if you are mailing something to ZIP code 99729, 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:
Cantwell, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99729 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99729 is located in west Alaska and covers an extremely large 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 99729 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 an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of families. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99729 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 231
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 240
Median Home Value $159,600
Land Area 595.16 sq mi
Water Area 3.92 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 110
Median Household Income $53,438

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 43Male Median Age: 43Female Median Age: 42

Under 510313
85 Plus000


 Male 137 59%
 Female 94 41%


 White 179 77.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 34 14.7%
 Asian 2 0.9%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 4 1.7%
 Two Or More Races 11 4.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 48 44%
 Single Guardian 12 11%
 Singles 42 38%
 Singles With Roommate 8 7%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 83 75%
 Households with Kids 27 25%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99729 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99729 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99729 real estate data, the median home value of $159,600 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also slightly less than average compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99729 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99729 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99729 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 231 100%
 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 42 18%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 49 20%
 Renter Occupied Households 19 8%
 Households Vacant 130 54%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 13 10%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 10 8%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 87 67%
 For Migrant Workers 2 2%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 18 14%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 5 33%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 2 13%
 3+ Bedroom 8 53%
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 $53,438 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99729 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 99729 are able to work from home than most places in the nation. In most parts of the country, the majority of commuters get to work in under half an hour. Most commuters in 99729 can expect to fall in that range. Having to travel to work for over 45 minutes isn't uncommon for people who live here.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 58 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 51 31%
 No Earnings 53 33%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 58 36%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 51 31%
 No Earnings 53 33%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 60 79%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 6 8%
 Worked at Home 10 13%
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. The area has some of the highest percentages of people who attended college of any ZIP.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 10 12%
 High School Graduate 52 61%
 Associate's degree 6 7%
 Bachelor's degree 14 16%
 Master's degree 3 4%
 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 30 81%
 Enrolled in Private School 3 8%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 11%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99729

ZIP Code 99729 is in the Denali Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99729.

Cantwell School
29 Main St
Cantwell, AK 99729
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Denali Borough School District

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