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ZIP Code 99763

Post Office City:Noorvik, AK (View All Cities)
ZIP Type: PO Box (Reserve a PO Box)
County: Northwest Arctic Borough
Timezone: America/Anchorage (10:33pm)
Area code: 907 (Area Code Map)
Coordinates:66.8, -160.6
ZIP (~36 mile radius)

Cities in ZIP code 99763

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Primary/preferred city:
Noorvik, AK

Stats and Demographics for the 99763 ZIP Code

ZIP code 99763 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 99763 are primarily American Indian or Alaskan Native. The number of young adults is extremely large while the number of people in their late 20s to early 40s 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 99763 ZIP code is extremely large compared to other areas of the country.

Population 668
Population Density 761 people per sq mi
Housing Units 171
Median Home Value $104,400
Land Area 0.88 sq mi
Water Area 0.05 sq mi
Occupied Housing Units 153
Median Household Income $54,375

Estimated Population over Time

Total Population by Age

Median Age: 22Male Median Age: 22Female Median Age: 22

Under 5533992
85 Plus123


 Male 375 56%
 Female 293 44%


 White 25 3.7%
 Black Or African American 3 0.4%
 American Indian Or Alaskan Native 590 88.3%
 Asian 0 0.0%
 Native Hawaiian & Other Pacific Islander 1 0.1%
 Other Race 0 0.0%
 Two Or More Races 49 7.3%

Head of Household by Age

85 Plus011

Families vs Singles

 Husband Wife Family Households 56 37%
 Single Guardian 60 39%
 Singles 30 20%
 Singles With Roommate 7 5%
Families vs Singles

Households with Kids

Average Household Size: 4
 Households without Kids 56 37%
 Households with Kids 97 63%
Households with Kids

Children by Age


Real Estate and Housing

ZIP code 99763 has a slightly less than average percentage of vacancies.

The majority of household are owned or have a mortgage. Homes in ZIP code 99763 were primarily built in the 1970s or the 1980s. Looking at 99763 real estate data, the median home value of $104,400 is slightly less than average compared to the rest of the country. Rentals in 99763 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 99763 apartments, townhouses, and homes that are primary residences.

Housing Type

 In Occupied Housing Units 668 100%
 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 11 6%
 Owned Households Free & Clear 69 40%
 Renter Occupied Households 73 43%
 Households Vacant 18 11%
Housing Occupancy

Vacancy Reasons

 For Rent 3 17%
 Rented & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Sale Only 0 0%
 Sold & Unoccupied 0 0%
 For Season Recreational Or Occasional Use 8 44%
 For Migrant Workers 0 0%
 Vacant For Other Reasons 7 39%
Vacancy Reasons

Owner Occupied Home Values

Rental Properties by Number of Rooms

 Studio Apartment 4 9%
 1 Bedroom 10 21%
 2 Bedroom 15 32%
 3+ Bedroom 18 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 $54,375 is compared to the rest of the country.

ZIP 99763 is unusual in that "Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means" is the most frequent method of transportation to work instead of vehicles. 99763 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, 99763 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 99763 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 Noorvik, AK commute times.

Employment Status

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 60 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 215 48%
 No Earnings 169 38%
Employment Status

Average Household Income over Time

Household Income

Annual Individual Earnings

Source of Earnings

 Worked Full-time with Earnings 60 14%
 Worked Part-time with Earnings 215 48%
 No Earnings 169 38%
Source of Earnings

Means Of Transportation To Work for Workers 16 and Over

 Car, truck, or van 22 13%
 Public transportation 0 0%
 Taxicab 0 0%
 Motorcycle 0 0%
 Bicycle, Walked, or Other Means 140 85%
 Worked at Home 2 1%
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 77 25%
 High School Graduate 217 70%
 Associate's degree 5 2%
 Bachelor's degree 11 4%
 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 188 90%
 Enrolled in Private School 0 0%
 Not Enrolled in School 21 10%
School Enrollment (Ages 3 to 17)

Schools in ZIP Code 99763

ZIP Code 99763 is in the Northwest Arctic Borough School District. There are 1 different elementary schools and high schools with mailing addresses in ZIP code 99763.

Aqqaluk High/Noorvik Elementary
165 Fireweed Dr
Noorvik, AK 99763
Grade Level: Other/Combined or Ungraded
District: Northwest Arctic Borough School District

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