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ZIP Code 99759

Post Office City:Point Lay, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: North Slope Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (8:52pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:70, -163
ZIP (~89 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99759

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Primary/preferred city:
Point Lay, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99759 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99759 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 99759 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 99759 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 189
Population Density 7 people per sq mi
Housing Units 70
Median Home Value $92,500
Land Area 25.74 sq mi
Water Area 11.98 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 60
Median Household Income $73,125

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 25Male Median Age: 26Female Median Age: 24

Under 512820
85 Plus101


 Male 106 56%
 Female 83 44%


 White 20 10.6%
 Black Or African American 0 0.0%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 167 88.4%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.5%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 1 0.5%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus101

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 13 22%
 Single Guardian 27 45%
 Singles 18 30%
 Singles With Roommate 2 3%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 3
 Households without Kids 31 52%
 Households with Kids 29 48%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99759 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are rented. Homes in ZIP code 99759 were primarily built in the 1980s or the 1970s. Looking at 99759 real estate data, the median home value of $92,500 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99759 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 $500-$749/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99759 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

For more information, see Point Lay, AK house prices.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 189 100%
 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 1 1%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 22 31%
 Renter Occupied Households 37 53%
 Households Vacant 10 14%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 4 40%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 4 40%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 0 0%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 2 20%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 12%
 1 Bedroom 0 0%
 2 Bedroom 15 44%
 3+ Bedroom 15 44%
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 $73,125 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99759 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99759 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, 99759 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 99759 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 61 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 83 45%
 No Earnings 42 23%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 61 33%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 83 45%
 No Earnings 42 23%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 7 7%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 97 93%
 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. 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 31 22%
 High School Graduate 94 66%
 Associate's degree 3 2%
 Bachelor's degree 12 8%
 Master's degree 2 1%
 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 63 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 2 3%
 Not Enrolled in School 5 7%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99759

ZIP Code 99759 is in the North Slope Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99759.

Kali School
1029 Qasigialik St
Point Lay, AK 99759
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: North Slope Borough School District

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