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ZIP Code 99740

Post Office City:Fort Yukon, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area
Timezone: America/Anchorage (5:17pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66.58, -145.25
ZIP (~6 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99740

The list below includes the cities that the US Post Office accepts for ZIP code 99740. The preferred city may not be the city in which the ZIP is located. The city for 99740 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:
Fort Yukon, AK
Ft Yukon

Stats and Demographics for the 99740 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99740 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 99740 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 small number of families and an extremely large number of single parents. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99740 ZIP code is large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 585
Population Density 0 people per sq mi
Housing Units 345
Median Home Value $110,100
Land Area 9,111.63 sq mi
Water Area 211.04 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 247
Median Household Income $32,292

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 34Male Median Age: 33Female Median Age: 34

Under 5252550
85 Plus516


 Male 326 56%
 Female 259 44%


 White 46 7.9%
 Black Or African American 3 0.5%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 521 89.1%
 Asian 1 0.2%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 3 0.5%
 Other Race 1 0.2%
 Two Or More Races 10 1.7%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus516

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 54 22%
 Single Guardian 77 31%
 Singles 104 42%
 Singles With Roommate 12 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 2
 Households without Kids 164 66%
 Households with Kids 83 34%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99740 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99740 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99740 real estate data, the median home value of $110,100 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. It is also extremely high compared to nearby ZIP codes. So you are less likely to find inexpensive homes in 99740. Rentals in 99740 are most commonly studio apartments. The rent for studio apartments is normally $200-$299/month including utilities. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99740 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 583 99.7%
 Correctional Facility For Adults 0 0.0%
 Juvenile Facilities 0 0.0%
 Nursing Facilities 0 0.0%
 Other Institutional 0 0.0%
 College Student Housing 0 0.0%
 Military Quarters 2 0.3%
 Other Noninstitutional 0 0.0%
Housing Type

Year Housing was Built

Housing Occupancy

 Owned Households With A Mortgage 14 4%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 165 48%
 Renter Occupied Households 68 20%
 Households Vacant 98 28%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 15 15%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 1 1%
 Sold & Unoccupied 1 1%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 41 42%
 For Migrant Workers 3 3%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 37 38%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 30 39%
 1 Bedroom 12 16%
 2 Bedroom 15 20%
 3+ Bedroom 19 25%
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 $32,292 is compared to the rest of the country. It is also compared to nearby ZIP codes. So 99740 is likely to be one of the nicer parts of town with a more affluent demographic.

ZIP 99740 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99740 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 99740 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 Fort Yukon, AK commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 106 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 38%
 No Earnings 133 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 106 27%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 149 38%
 No Earnings 133 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 87 45%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 2 1%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 50%
 Worked at Home 8 4%
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. The area has a less than average percentage of people who have a college degree.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 102 30%
 High School Graduate 196 57%
 Associate's degree 14 4%
 Bachelor's degree 18 5%
 Master's degree 12 3%
 Professional school degree 3 1%
 Doctorate degree 0 0%
Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

 Enrolled in Public School 119 98%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 3 2%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99740

ZIP Code 99740 is in the Yukon Flats School District. There are 2 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99740.

Fort Yukon School
255 Main Street
Fort Yukon, AK 99740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yukon Flats School District
Yukon Flats Distance Education Program
123 Hill Street
Fort Yukon, AK 99740
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Yukon Flats School District

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