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ZIP Code 99761

Post Office City:Noatak, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northwest Arctic Borough
Timezone: America/Nome (5:41am)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:68, -163
ZIP (~189 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99761

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Primary/preferred city:
Noatak, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99761 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99761 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 99761 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 single adults. The percentage of children under 18 living in the 99761 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 514
Population Density 32 people per sq mi
Housing Units 114
Median Home Value $108,300
Land Area 15.96 sq mi
Water Area 0.12 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 114
Median Household Income $58,250

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 23Male Median Age: 21Female Median Age: 23

Under 5433679
85 Plus202


 Male 268 52%
 Female 246 48%


 White 13 2.5%
 Black Or African American 2 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 487 94.7%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 12 2.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus202

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 55 48%
 Single Guardian 42 37%
 Singles 15 13%
 Singles With Roommate 2 2%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 5
 Households without Kids 29 25%
 Households with Kids 85 75%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99761 has a small percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99761 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1990s. Looking at 99761 real estate data, the median home value of $108,300 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99761 are most commonly 2 bedrooms. The rent for 2 bedrooms is normally $1,000+/month including utilities. 1 bedrooms are also common and rent for $750-$999/month. Prices for rental property include ZIP code 99761 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 514 100%
 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 28 25%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 51 45%
 Renter Occupied Households 35 31%
 Households Vacant 0 0%
Housing Occupancy

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 0 0%
 1 Bedroom 8 42%
 2 Bedroom 9 47%
 3+ Bedroom 2 11%
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 $58,250 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99761 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99761 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 99761 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 Noatak, AK transportation.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 30 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 174 56%
 No Earnings 106 34%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 30 10%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 174 56%
 No Earnings 106 34%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 4 4%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 93 89%
 Worked at Home 7 7%
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.

Educational Attainment For The Population 25 Years And Over

 Less than High School Diploma 42 19%
 High School Graduate 172 79%
 Associate's degree 0 0%
 Bachelor's degree 4 2%
 Master's degree 0 0%
 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 99 96%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 4 4%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99761

ZIP Code 99761 is in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99761.

Napaaqtugmiut School
#2 Airport Road
Noatak, AK 99761
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Arctic Borough School District

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