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ZIP Code 99738

Post Office City:Eagle, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Southeast Fairbanks Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (12:40pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:64.788, -141.203
ZIP (~300 yard radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99738

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99738. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99738 is usually the name of the main post office. When mailing your package or letter, always include the preferred or acceptable cities. Using any city in the list of unacceptable cities may result in delays.

Primary/preferred city:
Eagle, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99738 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99738 is located in northwest 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 99738 are primarily white. The number of middle aged adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s is small. There are also an extremely large number of single adults and a small number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99738 ZIP code is slightly less than average compared to other areas of the country.

Population 187
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 280
Median Home Value $57,500
Land Area 7,175.90 sq mi
Water Area 58.82 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 86
Median Household Income $21,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 50Male Median Age: 50Female Median Age: 46

Under 5246
85 Plus011


 Male 102 55%
 Female 85 45%


 White 145 77.5%
 Black Or African American 1 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 37 19.8%
 Asian 1 0.5%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 3 1.6%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 38 44%
 Single Guardian 8 9%
 Singles 33 38%
 Singles With Roommate 7 8%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 67 78%
 Households with Kids 19 22%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99738 has an extremely large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are vacant. Homes in ZIP code 99738 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99738 real estate data, the median home value of $57,500 is low compared to the rest of the country. It is also low compared to nearby ZIP codes. 99738 could be an area to look for cheap housing compared to surrounding areas. Rentals in 99738 are most commonly 1 bedrooms. The rent for 1 bedrooms is normally $300-$499/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99738 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Eagle, AK home values.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 187 100%
 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 9 3%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 72 26%
 Renter Occupied Households 5 2%
 Households Vacant 194 69%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 22 11%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 6 3%
 Sold & Unoccupied 2 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 150 77%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 14 7%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 5%
 1 Bedroom 12 57%
 2 Bedroom 0 0%
 3+ Bedroom 8 38%
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 $21,250 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. While money isn't everything, ZIP code 99738 may not be as nice as other parts of town.

ZIP 99738 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99738 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, 99738 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 99738 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 17 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 57 46%
 No Earnings 49 40%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 17 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 57 46%
 No Earnings 49 40%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 16 43%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 21 57%
 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 percentage of people that did not graduate high school is among the highest in the nation. Despite the lower high school graduation rates, 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 20 20%
 High School Graduate 67 66%
 Associate's degree 2 2%
 Bachelor's degree 9 9%
 Master's degree 4 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 4 57%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 29%
 Not Enrolled in School 1 14%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99738

ZIP Code 99738 is in the Alaska Gateway School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99738.

Eagle Community School
168 3rd Avenue
Eagle, AK 99738
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Alaska Gateway School District

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