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ZIP Code 99749

Post Office City:Kiana, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northwest Arctic Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (10:56pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66.9, -161.1
ZIP (~44 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99749

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Primary/preferred city:
Kiana, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99749 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99749 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 99749 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 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 99749 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 363
Population Density 328 people per sq mi
Housing Units 150
Median Home Value $116,700
Land Area 1.11 sq mi
Water Area 0.00 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 102
Median Household Income $39,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 27Male Median Age: 28Female Median Age: 26

Under 5201636
85 Plus415


 Male 194 53%
 Female 169 47%


 White 24 6.6%
 Black Or African American 1 0.3%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 328 90.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 10 2.8%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus505

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 39 38%
 Single Guardian 39 38%
 Singles 20 20%
 Singles With Roommate 4 4%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 41 40%
 Households with Kids 61 60%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99749 has a large percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99749 were primarily built in the 1970s. Looking at 99749 real estate data, the median home value of $116,700 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99749 are most commonly 3+ bedrooms. The rent for 3+ bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 2 bedrooms are also common and rent for $200-$299/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99749 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 363 100%
 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 12 8%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 44 29%
 Renter Occupied Households 46 31%
 Households Vacant 48 32%
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 2 4%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 46 96%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 1 3%
 1 Bedroom 4 10%
 2 Bedroom 16 41%
 3+ Bedroom 18 46%
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 $39,375 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99749 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99749 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. Instead of a commute, a higher percentage of people in 99749 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. The commute in 99749 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 26 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 60%
 No Earnings 75 30%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 26 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 151 60%
 No Earnings 75 30%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 6 8%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 64 82%
 Worked at Home 8 10%
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. A very small percentage of people in the area attended and graduated college.

For more information, see Kiana, AK education levels.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 53 27%
 High School Graduate 127 64%
 Associate's degree 4 2%
 Bachelor's degree 9 5%
 Master's degree 4 2%
 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 98 84%
 Enrolled in Private School 4 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 15 13%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99749

ZIP Code 99749 is in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99749.

Kiana School
190 Casanoff St
Kiana, AK 99749
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Arctic Borough School District

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