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ZIP Code 99736

Post Office City:Deering, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northwest Arctic Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (4:09pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66, -163
ZIP (~99 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99736

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Primary/preferred city:
Deering, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99736 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99736 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 99736 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 99736 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 122
Population Density 73 people per sq mi
Housing Units 61
Median Home Value $56,300
Land Area 1.66 sq mi
Water Area 0.01 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 44
Median Household Income $47,000

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 30Male Median Age: 32Female Median Age: 28

Under 5549
85 Plus000


 Male 67 55%
 Female 55 45%


 White 11 9%
 Black Or African American 0 0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 106 87%
 Asian 0 0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0%
 Other Race 0 0%
 Two Or More Races 5 4%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus000

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 13 30%
 Single Guardian 17 39%
 Singles 13 30%
 Singles With Roommate 1 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 22 50%
 Households with Kids 22 50%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99736 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99736 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99736 real estate data, the median home value of $56,300 is low compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99736 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99736 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 122 100%
 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 13%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 19 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 17 28%
 Households Vacant 17 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 1 6%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 2 12%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 82%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 21%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 12 63%
 3+ Bedroom 3 16%
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 $47,000 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99736 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99736 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, 99736 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 99736 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.

For more information, see Deering, AK household income.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 60%
 No Earnings 17 25%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 10 15%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 41 60%
 No Earnings 17 25%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 0 0%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 36 100%
 Worked at Home 0 0%
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. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 8 15%
 High School Graduate 34 64%
 Associate's degree 4 8%
 Bachelor's degree 2 4%
 Master's degree 5 9%
 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 16 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 16%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99736

ZIP Code 99736 is in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99736.

Deering School
36 Main St
Deering, AK 99736
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Arctic Borough School District

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